The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators


Are they still using pen and paper? A twitter follower stated a good point though, saying that there is a disarray in e-learning and for the most part, I think he is right. ” – Craig Weiss in his LinkedIn post here. “ QUOTE: “ The future belongs to those who not only have the courage to shout, “The emperor has no clothes!” but also the wisdom to channel the forces that actually bring about genuine change. ” — Gene Levinson.



Are they still using pen and paper? A twitter follower stated a good point though, saying that there is a disarray in e-learning and for the most part, I think he is right. ” – Craig Weiss in his LinkedIn post here. “ QUOTE: “ The future belongs to those who not only have the courage to shout, “The emperor has no clothes!”

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Tech Tools That Help eLearning Designers Collaborate

eLearning Brothers

Red Pen. For help with collaboration on visuals, Red Pen offers an interface that allows anyone with access to point, click and provide feedback. You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter. The beauty—and sometimes the bane—of remote work is that you have the ability to create on your own. Most of the time, it’s great to have the space you need to think and get creative.

The Basics of Blended Learning

Your Training Edge

She used it to replace many of the pen-and-paper assignments with vibrant online discussion, debates, writing tasks and collaborative team work. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: So once again, I am here with blended learning-a phenomenon that is gaining popularity like anything.

How to avoid death by PowerPoint

Clear Lessons

Advising executives to start with a blank sheet of paper and coloured pens, Caroline Goyder says, “ Don’t plan on PowerPoint.  LinkedIn. . How to avoid death by PowerPoint . Bob Little shares some top tips from the experts to help you avoid the dreaded ‘death by powerpoint’ Even the dullest presentations can be transformed if presenters follow five principles: 1. Get your audience working with you.

How to Create Awesome Organisational Change – The Book

Growth Engineering

I’m excited about the adventure ahead, but actually putting pen to paper and writing that book is a mammoth task (If I don’t make it, at least I will have tested the writing-goals-down theory!). As I blot my pen (or more realistically, power up my laptop) I consider the journey ahead. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn to get all the extra juicy details on unleashing your inner superheroes!

Top 10 LXPs for 2019-2020

eLearning 24-7

The only standards it does not work with is PENS and CMI-5). 5 Linkedin Learning – They call themselves, uh, yeah, okay, not sure. The content is both a mix of old – via and new, via Linkedin Learning. I’d say, perhaps the best out there, because it leverages a lot of data that comes from Linkedin itself. Vacillation. It is quite a strong word, and one that I admit I have thought about the past few weeks.

4 Assets that Modernize your ILT


In fact, the “2018 Workplace Learning Report” by LinkedIn shows that ILT increased from 78% to 85% of companies offering some form of in-house ILT. Millennials have re-discovered pens, too. Making ILT appeal to every “Modern Learner” . By: Ken Ballard – VP of Sales. Instructor Lead Training (ILT) is not dead! Because it works…when done right.

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Can’t be at the ATD ICE 2016 Conference? Join Virtually

Learning Rebels

When Shannon originally asked me to pen a piece on participation without presence, I merely reflected on how I coped with my own, lamented crying jags over not being able to go to all these awesome events and tried to offer some fairly basic tools and mechanisms. Almost all of them have built-in connections to the mainstream services like Twitter or Facebook or LinkedIn, so you have some options for cross-pollination and broad distribution of insights gleaned, shared, or created.

Why Your Company Needs a Leadership Development Academy


Kyle Porter, CEO of SalesLoft, a leading sales engagement platform, recently penned a viral LinkedIn post detailing this responsibility. John was named one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace and was awarded the 2017 Readership Award by Training Business markets operate in cycles. The Stock Market moves up and down. The housing market favors buyers or sellers depending on the month. The talent market is no different.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I’m sure you have had the experience of having to remember a phone number for the minute or two it took you to find a pen and paper. Most likely not, though it might depend on how many times you repeated that number in your head the day before while looking for a pen.

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7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

If you want to completely disengage yourself from a brick-and-mortar infrastructure, try digital inking or an interactive pen tool that comes in a package with some authoring software. You can contact him via LinkedIn. Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Never been easier – if you use the right approach and technology.

Gamification for Enterprises

Your Training Edge

The gamified simulation training process is able to take the tools and skills that one must master and provide context and meaning in a replicated ‘real world’ scenario that adds much more interaction than that of the boring pen and paper based lecture type of teaching methods that may now seem ‘old school’ to some. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn:

Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

Here’s an example post extolling the virtues of LinkedIn. Some of you may choose to use a good old-fashioned notebook and pen to jot down your thoughts. Whether you’re making corporate training , educational videos, or videos to sell and promote a product or business, video creators all have the goal of producing relevant, engaging content for their audiences.

A simple way to help beginners get started with Articulate Storyline

eLearning Architect

I was hanging out in the Articulate Storyline LinkedIn group the other day when I saw someone post a request for suggestions on how best to deliver Storyline training. I usually try and give a basic overview of layers by explaining how sheets of tracing paper would appear if we drew on each in marker pens. Having delivered several courses this year, I thought I'd jump in with a quick reply mentioning an exercise that I have developed for this exact purpose.

Enough already with ILT

eLearning 24-7

Oh, how about those fine days when there was a projector with transparent slides that would go over it, and someone had written in green or black or red pen the information you needed. I mention this because I have seen huge fans of ILT push this narrative through LinkedIn by finding an article or something that supports it. I always found that there are two types of people in the training and L&D space. Those who embrace learning technology and those who do not.

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LEP/LXP RFP Template

eLearning 24-7

PENS is nearly non-existent in this segment and CMI-5 is extremely new and few vendors have it – expect more in 2019. Linkedin Learning does this and I hate it. The other day as I was driving home from a sporting event, I headed home driving along the coast.

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How to choose the right LMS

eLearning 24-7

Ask your fellow colleagues – via Linkedin, Quora, etc. Scope out Linkedin, and other social media channels. You want a system that has e-commerce that accepts PayPal, can generate invoices and track sales - pickings are limited – specifically because of the “generate invoices” and “track sales” You desire a system that offers PENS - Choices are dropping like flies after you whack them with your fly swatter or newspaper.

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition (rarely used), AICC, PENS – all of which are compliance standards, each with strengths and minuses. . Note: No blog next week, due to travel to WOLC (Word of Learning Conference) , but catch me on Twitter and in Linkedin for live reports from WOLC, 30th and 1st of October. As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Can show your Linkedin profile or Google+ profile. Course standards include xAPI and PENS, besides the standards of SCORM. . After a whirlwind week that for many of us has left an indelible mark of uneasiness and concern, we all need a little good cheer. Sure we could ask Santa to make a special emergency delivery. We could inquire why Black Friday or Cyber Monday is always after Thanksgiving. Heck, we could even demand that for this year it starts like today.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Same thing with PENS i.e. a SCORM LMS that does not support PENS will not work with a PENS content authoring tool. Go on Linkedin and ask around on the product, look for people who have similar experience to you – i.e. newbies or if you have limited tech skill sets – I have found one thing to be very true about RCATs compared to other e-learning solutions/products.

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

As discused in my Linkedin group, over the past several months there has been a huge upswing on the online authoring system market. Most tend to be proprietary, but I have seen a few that are SCORM/AICC and yes even PENS. One system offers the ability to do so – but prefers that people use just their product rather then pushing it via PENS to a LMS or downloading the course in a SCORM wrapper, then uploading it into a SCORM LMS).

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game


Where: LinkedIn. Where: LinkedIn. It’s not just about pitching an idea–which is also covered in this innovative and free LinkedIn course. Where: LinkedIn. Where: LinkedIn. Where: LinkedIn. With a pen and a …digital paper. Where: LinkedIn.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. E-Learning 24/7 (please note: due to TK12, there will be no blog next week – however I will be tweeting live from the event and posting frequently in the E-Learning 24/7 Linkedin group. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing. What does it all mean?

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS. How many of you have had hundreds of comments as a result of these questions, and than rather than solve it, create only more confusion? How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? How many times have you wished they didn’t? I need a LMS.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Charles Jennings

Database technology in its other guises has helped organisations collect and manipulate data across the entire HR arena over the past 25 years far-and-away beyond what was done beforehand with pen-and-paper, and then spreadsheets.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with 'e's

However, I’m not so thrilled about moving directly to commercial systems like Facebook or LinkedIn, due to privacy and ownership concerns. In a few years we will likely smile when we think of terms like ‘e-learning’ or ‘online learning’ as being as antiquated as talking about ‘blackboard or ball point pen enhanced learning’.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015


Sunrise — This beautifully-designed calendar aggregation app brings together your Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Foursquare events. Wayfare — Always wanted a pen pal to call your own? Learning comes in many forms, not all of which occur in a classroom. Each time you move outside of your comfort zone, you have the opportunity to learn something new about yourself and the world. . Each year we list our top tools for learning to try in the new year.