Software Training with Stories

Experiencing eLearning

” Those who are skeptical of storytelling often use software training as an example where stories don’t work. However, I think stories can have a place in some (maybe even most ) software training. Sometimes software training should be just about the features.

12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Microsoft Partners in Learning has created an abundance of resources for professionals and educators around the world to take new approaches to teaching and learning. Learning Suite by Microsoft. eLearning Tools Online Training Software Effective eLearning eLearning Resources Microsof

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Gamification In Application Software Training

Learnnovators

We are highly excited to see this trend because, like most of you learning professionals, we too believe that the best way to learn new software is by doing real tasks in a real environment, in a fun way. However, you’ll require Microsoft Office installed in your computer to run this game.

4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn

CommLab India

Microsoft’s recent acquisition of LinkedIn has created ripples in the world of technology. I believe the deal between Microsoft and LinkedIn could have 4 major implications for the corporate world. Microsoft could come up with an integrated talent management platform.

The Zen principle applied in Software

eFront

What does that have to do with software and e-learning, I hear you say as soon as you read the title of this post. be it a software, an e-learning course, a web service ? Perhaps your software needs less blinking buttons and loud labels? As in that old Japanese (right?)

Microsoft is Dumping Clip Art. What Are You Going to Do?

Rapid eLearning

Not sure if you saw the news, but Microsoft is going to dump clip art. However, most clip art images offered through the Microsoft site are actually vector illustrations. Sometimes you can find old software applications at used bookstores.

Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Social Learning

With what free time I have at work, I’ve lately been on a mission to find a project management suite that can reproduce the best features of Microsoft Project, add on others, and cost less than $30/month all-together. As with many of the business-software applications Microsoft produces, Project contains a whole bunch of nuanced features that are cool and add to the “neat” factor, but which the average training-project PM probably won’t need very often.

Software Courses Sell Really Well

LearnDash

Things like professional training for an industry, language learning , and software courses. Software training is a huge industry. When I was consulting for Fortune 500 companies on their elearning programs it was always a combination of software and process training.

FREE Alternative to Microsoft Project

LearnDash

For those of you who have used, or actively use, Microsoft Project, you know how awesome it is. However, Microsoft Project is pricey, and only comes with some editions of Microsoft Office – so how can you manage that big training development program?

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of PowerPoint

Raptivity

“CUE MUSIC FROM THE MOVIE, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY” ENTER POWERPOINT The Good Readily available, since it is included in the Microsoft Office software and the most widely used tool for putting together content for presentations Easy [.].

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

ICDTranslation

Whether you are creating employee training or college online courses the e-learning software that you use is very important. Finding the best software can be time consuming, especially if you have to test several tools before landing on the right one for you.

INFOGRAPHIC: Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice

OpenSesame

One of these tools is document software. Specifically software that fulfills all your company’s document, report, and collaborative needs. Microsoft Word is the most familiar software of the type, but it is far from the only option.

Course of the Week: The Complete Microsoft Office 2013 Bundle

OpenSesame

Have you always wanted to be able to indicate "Expert" when describing your Microsoft Office proficiency level? Basic knowledge of Word and Excel is often required for jobs but the work itself typically demands a better understanding of those, and other, Microsoft Office applications.

5 Must Read ELearning Software Articles

LearnDash

If you have been around the elearning world for more than just a few hours you are likely to hear about rapid elearning development software. Prior to these kinds of software elearning had to be painfully developed in flash or something similar.

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

If you are thinking of creating an educational game but don't want to invest a lot of money, you can try out these free software programs (or free for 30 days in some cases), some are 2D and some are 3D.

Head to Head: INFOGRAPHIC: Microsoft Word vs Google Docs vs LibreOffice

OpenSesame

One of these tools is document software. Specifically software that fulfills all your company’s document, report, and collaborative needs. Microsoft Word is the most familiar software of the type, but it is far from the only option.

Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity

eLearningMind

We’ll be honest: There are some ways in which Microsoft falls behind other tech giants. In fact, when you think about revolutionary companies, Google and Apple have become the gold standard, with Microsoft bringing up the rear with an old-school image and sometimes lackluster software offerings. But there is one area in which Microsoft has a surprising jump on the competition and a forward-thinking mission operative.

e-Learning software made with passion and PHP

eFront

As with any successful recipe, there are several key ingredients we use in creating our software here at Epignosis HQ: a passion for creating things; an understanding of the e-learning market and our customers needs; hard work and long hours; hard-core programming chops; ketchup (just kidding).

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The New Microsoft Surface Tablet and the Rear-view Mirror Effect [Mobile]

mLearning Revolution

And I saw this effect again yesterday as I watched Microsoft unveiled their upcoming Tablet called Surface. In fact I think Microsoft’s latest move epitomizes what Mr. McLuhan meant by the rear-view mirror effect.

DevCorner: Microsoft TechEd 2014 – Recap and Major Takeaways

Visual Lounge

DevCorner is where we talk about all things software development-related from inside TechSmith. We interview Faron Bracy, Senior Software Engineer, and Eric Beyer, Software Engineer, about their experience. The show floor at Microsoft TechEd 2014.

Four Ways of Getting Trained in Microsoft Dynamics CRM in 2017

Your Training Edge

And, Microsoft Dynamics CRM is one such tool that helps organizations work towards this goal. Getting trained in Microsoft Dynamics CRM modules can open up multiple career avenues in the CRM industry for an individual. Featured Featured Posts CRM microsoft Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Top 5 Microsoft Excel Courses

GO1

Do you know what Microsoft Excel really does? But, Microsoft Excel is more than just creating simple column and row spreadsheets. This is a powerful software tool you can use to enhance how your company does business. The post Top 5 Microsoft Excel Courses appeared first on GO1 Learning. Education Learning Technology Excel microsoft spreadsheetsYou must be thinking – of course I do, it’s for generating spreadsheets, right?

Do You Walk To Work or Carry Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part II.

Social Learning

When verbally describing performance support I have referred to it as a Microsoft-Help- that-actually-works. I don’t know about you – but I have used Microsoft Help only a couple of times and it is a very frustrating exercise.

What Microsoft’s Elimination of Employee-Ranking Program Means for eLearning

OpenSesame

Microsoft’s controversial employee-ranking program met its end this week as the company strives to build a more collaborative culture. Since Microsoft’s system had set percentages, this meant some employees had to be given poor reviews in order to match the ranking method.

The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

While I can’t hack into NASA, I’m confident enough to give any software a go and not be put off by shiny new toys. For example, everyone says that Articulate Storyline looks and feels like Microsoft PowerPoint.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

Bottom-Line Performance

The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience?

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

Bottom-Line Performance

The tech world has been buzzing about Microsoft’s announcement of the new Surface tablet. Microsoft Surface is supposed to do everything and more… but did Microsoft miss the point when it comes to creating a truly “mobile” experience?

Microsoft Word: To Track or Not to Track Changes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby Track Changes in Microsoft Word is an indispensible tool for editing, but it is not the best tool for the job in every editorial situation. Even if a reviewer of the edited document wanted Power Point to be printed with a space, you would not allow it, because PowerPoint is the proper name of the software. Tags: Microsoft Word

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I want to be able to list the changes in 2013 from the 2010 version of the software, and show just a quick mini-vid of things that have been changed. I've decided to create a slide show of the Microsoft Word updates, with a mini-video of each change. by Jennie Ruby.

Hone Your Technical Skills with the MCTS Microsoft Certifications

OpenSesame

Did you know that more than 80% of the world’s computers run a Microsoft operating system? This means that almost everyone from small businesses owners to Fortune 500 companies are using Microsoft software in their daily operations.

My Thoughts on Microsoft Bringing back the Start button and the need for Change in eLearning

mLearning Revolution

On the other hand you have Microsoft, which appears to be bringing back the old Start button and enabling users to boot directly to the old desktop view, in the upcoming Windows 8.1 software later this month. eLearning Mobile Learning change featured microsoft mLearning

Corporate MOOCs Reveal How Badging Can Boost Your Brand

Web Courseworks

White Paper Case Study : Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC. From the White Paper case study on Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC: Transforming training to increase seller engagement, results show how Microsoft used a MOOC for sales team members to implement training for their new business approach.

Holiday Wish List for Corporate Training Professionals: Part 4 - Software for Content Creation

Litmos

This list is all about software. And this isn't really a software application, but it is an important part of being a better training developer. But over the years other software companies have created image editing tools that rival the master of the photography software world.