Why are Scary Movies so Much Fun?


If you review the list of the top-grossing movies of all time, you’ll see a similar list. So why do so many of us love a “scary movie?” Neuroscientists have discovered that your brain reacts differently to a horror movie than to the “real thing” as induced in the laboratory. The conventions of the horror movie seem to tell the brain that this isn’t real. We may describe the movie as scary, but our brain activity was actually much more similar to exhilaration than fear.

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PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. However, there is a workaround if you have Windows Movie Maker  on your system (most computers using Windows do have the program by default).   The following steps show how to convert a presentation into a movie.   Using PowerPoint, open the presentation you would like to convert into a movie.

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Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?


The next is about going up a level on the production of learning videos and creating Movie-based Learning. No more same formal videos, but action packed “Learning Movies” to impact the learners can be the next big thing in the world of e-Learning. How Movie Based Learning & Why is it going to be different? With a movie, it is not only the content that is transmitted, but experiences of all kinds. Challenges of Movie-based Learning. Why Movie-based Learning.

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PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies  could be a bit of a laborious task. You won't be clicking your mouse to continue the presentation once it is a movie and you may find that the default transition time goes too fast (or not fast enough) for your liking. Using this method will allow you to make a movie from your presentation in which the video will play. by AJ George.

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Adobe Captivate: Set a Master Movie

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

From the top left of the Aggregator application window, select Set as Master Movie. By setting the overlay TOC module as the Master Movie, the published Aggregator project will use the Skin (TOC overlay settings included) from the module. by Kevin Siegel. Last week I showed you how to remove the TOC from an Aggregated Captivate course. One reason that people elect to hide the TOC is that the TOC simply takes up too much space on the learner's screen.

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eLearning, The Movie – Tips for Successful Learning Solutions

dVinci Interactive

eLearning, The Movie – Tips for Successful Learning Solutions In my 20 years as an eLearning designer/developer, I’ve experienced the ever-changing selection of development tools, rapidly advancing technology standards, as well as the never-ending appearance of new learning theories.

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My 5 Favorite Holiday Movies and What I Learned


So, why I have decided to share my favorite seasonal movie list? I have to admit, though, a big lesson I take away from this movie comes from George Bailey’s mother: “marry the right person!” Throughout the movie, we’re shown the lessons of the past and reminded to listen to the voices of those who have been down similar paths; their advice may be very helpful and save us some tough times. The post My 5 Favorite Holiday Movies and What I Learned appeared first on CloudShare.

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Martial Arts movies you must see for Inspiration


Whether you are a fanatics, or you simply want some inspirations to draw from, martial arts movies are the way to go. With that being said, here are top martial arts movies of all time given by David Thunder Cummings, one of the top fighters in the United States. Bruce Lee will sure top first when it comes to martial art movies. First of the fury is a movie starring Bruce Lee as the lead role after The Big Boss. What is the best martial arts movie ever?

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PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week I detailed how to turn a PowerPoint 2007 presentation into a movie that could be uploaded to popular video sharing sites like YouTube.      If you wanted to add voiceover narration to the movie, however, you may have run into a bit of a problem--there is only one row in the Windows Movie Maker timeline for audio. Follow the instructions from last week to create a movie from your PowerPoint presentation with audio and save your movie as a.wmv file.

eLearning, The Movie – Tips for Successful Learning Solutions

dVinci Interactive

eLearning, The Movie – Tips for Successful Learning Solutions In my 20 years as an eLearning designer/developer, I’ve experienced the ever-changing selection of development tools, rapidly advancing technology standards, as well as the never-ending appearance of new learning theories.

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Evaluation Ethics: Going to the Movies

The Performance Improvement Blog

She asks her students to think critically about Truman Capote’s behavior in the movie and how that relates to their work as evaluators. Sometimes our work as evaluators, whether measuring the impact of a corporation’s leadership training program or measuring the results of a program to keep teenagers in school, can negatively affect the welfare of participants.

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11 Awesome Non Mainstream Hollywood Movies to Watch


Well because of their nonmainstream movie plot. Finding all of the movies you want can screw you up. This movie is not so much about Jews and fascists as a catastrophe film, where the catastrophe turns into everyday life when you gradually lose your position, family, friends, homeland, home, music. The post 11 Awesome Non Mainstream Hollywood Movies to Watch appeared first on Learn Loft Blog. Entertainment hollywood Movies

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Hollywood movies shot in Chicago


Everybody is a pundit, especially with regards to motion pictures, and no place is that more genuine than in Chicago—all things considered, a network show with two folks contending about movies began here over three decades prior and proceeded to turn out to be a piece of the national Zeitgeist. . The post Hollywood movies shot in Chicago appeared first on Learn Loft Blog.

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Don’t Ransack My Movies (DRM): Options Around Securing Online Video

Web Courseworks

The post Don’t Ransack My Movies (DRM): Options Around Securing Online Video appeared first on Web Courseworks. Have you invested a heap of money and sweat into creating videos for users of your LMS? Are you thinking about creating such videos but are afraid they will land many more places on the internet than just your site? If so, you’ve probably heard or read about the concept of Digital Rights Management (DRM).

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The PHD Movie 2!

E-learning Uncovered

I have compiled a very solid list of the 12 most famous PhD theses (plural of thesis) in history. Do realize that this list includes ‘PhD Theses’ and not books

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What does the 80's movie WarGames tell us about learning games?

Integrated Learnings

I recently watched the 1980's movie WarGames with my son. As a dad, I often use movies like that as an opportunity to teach something new to my son. The movie is about a young computer hacker, played by Mathew Broderick , who unwittingly accesses a NORAD supercomputer controlling United States military nuclear weapons during the Cold War. As a child in 1983 I was captivated by the science and drama of the movie. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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Top 4 Reasons Why Movie-based Learning is Effective

CommLab India

The answer is movie-based learning. Let’s now see the reasons why movie-based learning is effective. Movie-based learning has: A Story. Movie-based learning includes a pack of emotions, actions, knowledge etc. Effective audio narration in movie-based learning keeps the learner engaged throughout the course and goes a long way in reducing cognitive load on the learner.

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4 Key Benefits of Movie Based Learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

Irrespective of our learning choices, we are fascinated by the visuals of movies and learn from them. Here the engagement medium is flattering and this helps us assimilate the entire message shown in the movie. This infographic lists the benefits of movie based learning. The same concept, when applied in the context of e-learning, yields adorable results.

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Movie-based Learning to Increase Sales Reps’ Attention Span

CommLab India

Well, movie-based learning will help you gain the attention span of your sales force as it creates a deeper neural connection with the content. Studies show that the human brain processes information easily and stores it for later recall when received in the form of movies. That’s the reason we remember the characters’ name, story, scenes, and even famous dialogues from movies. What is movie-based learning? Benefits of movie-based learning.

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Audio-Video Sync in Captivate published movie

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Flash Player that plays the Adobe Captivate movie also plays the audio along with the movie. Sometimes, you may notice a lag in the audio timing and that it is not synchronized perfectly with the movie. Therefore, with a single audio file in an Adobe Captivate movie, the audio and video run parallelly at their own pace resulting in synchronization issues. Now, Adobe Flash player can control the beginning of each audio file at the specified time in the movie.

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Second Life at the Movies

Kapp Notes

It was bound to happen, a full-feature length movie in Second Life.oops, sorry, it hasn't happened yet.but you heard it here first. It will be interesting to see where Second Life goes from here in terms of movies. Lot going on with machinimia made into main stream movies. You can find way more than just movies online considering the ridiculously wide variety of stuff there is online , such as free online gaming available to anyone.

What a Disney Movie Can Teach Us About Transforming a Learning Culture


It’s been a few years since the famed Disney movie, “Frozen,” came out. If you have children, nephews or nieces — or if you’re a Disney movie fan — you’re now probably singing out loud or in your head, “Let it go! The post What a Disney Movie Can Teach Us About Transforming a Learning Culture appeared first on Degreed Blog. Let it go! Can’t hold it back anymore!” You’re welcome.

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Creating a Simple Video in Windows Movie Maker

The Learning Dispatch

Windows Movie Maker comes prepackaged with Windows operating systems and is more than capable of producing a decent video. What you''ll need: Windows Movie Maker (download here ) A video file ( here is a list of supported video formats, under "What kind of files can I import?". Windows Movie Maker version 2012 supports.asf,wm,wma,aif,aiff,wav,m4a, and.mp3) Let’s say you want to create a professional slideshow of pictures with some background music.

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50 Best Movies for Middle School

E-learning Uncovered

Underneath it all, sex is a way for couples to connect on an intimate, romantic and vulnerable level. Sex is the one thing that you do with our spouse that you don

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Watch Full movie Pride & Prejudice (2005) Online Free

E-learning Uncovered

Watch Full movie Pride & Prejudice (2005) Online fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy

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2017’s Most Anticipated Movies: ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII

E-learning Uncovered

If you thought 2016 was a good year at the movies, wait till you get a load of this one. It’s been 14 years since the first XXX, an outrageously over-the

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Why do we love to scare ourselves? The Neuroscience of Halloween


LearningToGo Blog brain Halloween movies neuroscience PsychologyFear is generally thought of as a negative emotion. Google it and you will find thousands of articles, books and blog posts about how to face your fear and overcome it so you can be more successful, happy or brilliant. Yet fear serves a very useful purpose in our growth as a species.

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Arnold says "Violence in Movies-Good, Violence in Video Games-Bad"

Kapp Notes

But the cynical side of me can't help but think that Schwarzenegger, a darling of the movie industry, and a person who never ran from a violent movie may have a slightly different agenda. And James Cameron who's movie Avatar was big but not as big as Halo: Reach did direct the violent Terminator movies. Are video games any less art than movies, should they not be protected by our freedom of speech?

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Are Learning Games More Like Movies or Like Sports?

Usable Learning

So are educational games movies or sports? By that, I mean: everybody likes movies (except for a tiny fringe that I am not going to worry about designing for). They may like different types of movies, but everybody has a movie of some kind that they like. Maybe video games are sports, but games (of any kind) are movies?

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The Movies, Race, and Ethnicity: African Americans: Media

E-learning Uncovered

Growing.Faith, Family, Gardens, Quilts Happy April! graphic from Little Birdie Blessings) Happy April to you all

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Celebrity Videos, Red Carpet Videos, Movie Trailers | E

E-learning Uncovered

Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg. Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a

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The World's Top Destination For Comic, Movie - CBR News

E-learning Uncovered

To link to this poem, put the URL below into your page: <a href=[link] of Myself by Walt Whitman</a> Plain for Printing

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Know Everything about Netflix


Netflix is a subscription based streaming service that allows members to pick series, movies etc. Not only that but TV shows and Movies can be downloaded on devices like ios, Android, Windows 10 etc. For new adults, it often releases exclusive coming of age movies, show series etc.

Captivate variables - how to access and control them from external movies.

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 4 has a feature using which you can access and control captivate movies from external movies. Here is how you access Adobe Captivate movie variables from external swf: Action Script 3: root. Note : Few of the variables in Captivate AS2 movie are defined inside movie class. You can find more details here. Ex: root.rdinfoCurrentSlide, root.cpInfoAuthor. Action Script 2: _root. Ex: _root.rdinfoCurrentSlide, _root.cpInfoAuthor.

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The story in Inception. the movie.

Vignettes Learning

Ambiguity is a story technique; but it has to be based on real issues. Ambiguity provokes. Confuses. Creates emotional response. Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

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The future of entertainment

E-Learning Provocateur

virtual reality 360 AFTRS Australia Australian Australian Film Television and Radio School entertainment film future game game-based learning GBL interactive Melbourne movie social Sydney VR VR Noir Zero LatencyIn the space of a couple of weeks, I have previewed the future of entertainment twice. The first instance was at AFTRS in Sydney, where I attended a presentation of VR Noir: A Day Before The Night.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend. Now, quick go see the movie before the Academy Awards this Sunday.

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