Simple but Powerful Tips to Become a Productive Writer

Your Training Edge

Use pen & paper instead of laptop. We use laptops and writing programs to type. Maybe it is time to make your writing more personal, so for the shorter projects just work using pen and paper. You don’t have to write very long projects on paper using your pen.

How Game-based Learning Can Assist Various Compliance Programs

CommLab India

Be it employee disinterest or the lack-luster compliance programs themselves; you can’t deny the fact compliance training least bothers the workforce. Compliance training is a huge mountain for Chief Compliance Officers to conquer, an unfamiliar, hostile terrain.

Open Source and Free: Mobile Learning Tools, M-Learning Systems, SCORM

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of various open source and free tools including: m-learning, testing web pages in browsers, mobile learning systems, SCORM and the lame PENS (IMO). This is not affiliated with the Mobile Learning Engine program further down below. and using C# for the primary programming language. PENS Testing Resources - for those who are interested in this interoperability standard created by the folks from AICC, back in 05.

Open Source and Free: Mobile Learning Tools, M-Learning Systems, SCORM

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of various open source and free tools including: m-learning, testing web pages in browsers, mobile learning systems, SCORM and the lame PENS (IMO). This is not affiliated with the Mobile Learning Engine program further down below. and using C# for the primary programming language. PENS Testing Resources - for those who are interested in this interoperability standard created by the folks from AICC, back in 05.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

WYSIWYG/HTML/Javascript/maybe CSS options as well, perhaps even additional programming languages you can incorporate, a full package of capabilities inc. PENS was created in 2005 by AICC as a new interoperability standard. programming languages like CSS and can create and manipulate in that language. As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit.

Developer Diaries: Using a Drawing Tablet Instead of a Mouse

eLearning Brothers

The obvious program for a tablet is Photoshop. Other programs may not need the drawing ability of a tablet, but, it still feels more natural. Using a pen puts your hand in a better alignment, more of a ‘handshake position’. A pen is much lighter than a mouse.

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Using Social Networking in Education


As such, it just makes sense for education programs to adopt them as well another tool for teaching. While there are a variety of ways these programs can be used, some specific examples include: Having student website programs. Online pen pal programs.

How Live Webinars Can Help in Running Interactive Online Courses

Academy of Mine

A live webinar is an internet based interactive program where a presenter can reach out to specific audience through his electronic devices such as PC, tablet, smartphones, etc.

How to Blend Education and Social Technologies


Creating student website programs. Have students participate in online pen pal or other international programs. Have a teacher/principle online community (Easy to do with programs like BuddyPress).

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #9

Upside Learning

Color Picker by Korean designer Jin-sun Park is a concept pen that can scan colors from anything around and instantly use the color for drawing. After placing the pen against an object, the user just presses the scan button. HipLogic.

Is the Learning Tech Industry Failing Us or Are We Failing Ourselves?


If only we could have that shiny new technology, our training program would be so much more effective.” They don’t know how to use a pen knife to sharpen a pencil. Pen and ink will never replace the pencil. Students today depend upon these expensive fountain pens.

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The E-Learning Foundations Intensive: Day 1


This two-day program is designed for folks who are new to the world of eLearning. That being said, the word ‘Intensive’ in the title of this program is no understatement!

The ROI Disease is Killing L&D

eLearning Alchemy

If you work in L&D, it’s going to happen: You’ll be sitting at your desk basking in the glow of a learning program that was delivered flawlessly. Poke yourself in the eye with a pen, start bleeding profusely, and get taken to emergency to avoid the question; B.) Length: 1032 words.

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Note taking any where

Moodle Journal

I was talking to one of my colleagues recently who, with some enthusiasm has embraced the idea of eLearning to such an extent that all of his students now arrive at class not with a notebook and pen, but a wireless enabled laptop!

CBS features ProProfs: Secrets of online training


In the article, Sameer pens down some excellent tips on how businesses and trainers can “maximize the benefits of an online training program “ How to make the most of an online training program.


Learning Management Practices that Sabotage Scalability

Absorb LMS

Organizations that move from managing training manually using spreadsheets or pen and paper to using a learning management system (LMS) invariably see improved efficiency and cost savings. You’re often using Outlook or other e-mail programs to communicate with learners.

A Conversation with Author Catherine Lombardozzi

Kapp Notes

And she has recently penned a new book. all aligned as part of a comprehensive program. The other day I caught up with Catherine Lombardozzi who is the principle behind the firm called Learning4Learning Professionals and author of a brand new book.

Simple Learning Solutions

Association eLearning

A year or so back, I was part of a mentoring program at my alma mater. Instead, I showed up on meet and greet day with a sheet of paper and a pen. That simple list became our goal sheet and roadmap for the rest of the program.

Freebie Friday: Storyboard Template


You can storyboard in a lot of different programs—from Microsoft PowerPoint to and more. I actually start with pen and paper to create very simplistic storyboards. When was the last time you made a storyboard?

How (and Why) You Should Run an E-Learning Prototype


A feature you thought would be easy to program may turn out to be more complicated, or you may hit an unexpected snag in the development process that requires an expansion of your budget. You can begin building your prototypes with pen and paper, and switch to an interactive medium such as PowerPoint once your ideas begin to take a more definite shape. Why you should build and test a workable model of your course early in the design process.

L&D: Learning and Dystopia

Association eLearning

There would be educational programs for the whole family, language learning from native speakers, etc. No time like the present,” I replied as I pulled out a pen and notepad, hoping I sounded cheerful. You know that feeling you get when something is hyped as “the ultimate solution”?

Learning and Development Articles of Interest

Kapp Notes

Recently a colleague of mine and an alumni of Bloomsburg University's Instructional Technology program both had articles published. Second, Bloomsburg University alum Shawn Rosler penned a piece in ASTD's T&D Magazine titled Trimming the Fat: Using a Practical Eye for an Academic Process.

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The ICE Cube Engagement Induction Framework (Part II)


This is the second and last post of the series – Planning the perfect induction program for your company. I would suggest getting a pen and paper for this. The bank is looking to revamp the program to make it more effective while optimizing logistics and cost.


Give Your Photos Some Artistic Flair with Snagit 11

TechSmith Camtasia

Just download , unzip, and add the entire folder to your Snagit Stamps folder here: C:Program Files (x86)TechSmithSnagit 11Stamps. To add some dramatic flair to this image, I used Snagit’s Color Effects, the Masking stamps, and the Pen tool.

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Collaborative Learning in Spite of Organizational Walls – June #LCBQ

Dashe & Thomson

I’ve thought about this question off and on for about a week now, and it is time to put pen to paper, or rather hands to keyboard. One is a large international food manufacturer for whom I’ve designed and developed many SAP training programs over the past decade.

Affinity Designer, and Bezier: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Basically, it’s Adobe Illustrator only if you were also able to do the very core features (drawing, textures, make selections, adjustment effects, etc) of Photoshop on top of vector illustrations all within the same program.

Whatever Happened to Simulation in eLearning?


At the same time, the adoption of authoring tools like Captivate and Storyline, while opening up eLearning “programming” to non-programmers, further limit interactive options to those that each respective tool supports without custom coding.

The Basics of Blended Learning

Your Training Edge

For a trainer who is just starting to blend, the magnitude of computer programs, web tools and learning management systems that are now readily available, is overwhelming. So determine one piece of technology that can complement your program, and begin with that.

What Can A Great Naval Tradition Teach Us About Non-Traditional Training?

But as many companies are struggling to see real impact from their training programs in general, it makes sense to look at other parts of the military’s education – the nuts and bolts, unsexy, everyday system that keeps the machine going.

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10 Reasons to Attend the 2016 Lectora User Conference


You’ll take home bright new ideas for your courses, your training programs, and your future. Last year we gave away two iPads and a Livescribe pen! Thinking about registering for the LUC 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL, this May? Here are 10 reasons we think you should.

Moodle training news

Moodle Journal

A comment that drew a somewhat frowned expression, to which I replied - book into my Moodle phase 3 training program, you will enjoy it.

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The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training


In this interesting guest post he penned for TalentLMS, the author CK McKay explains why he thinks e-learning doesn’t work. We are committed to ensuring ‘quality’ in the programs that we develop for our clients and partners. THE QUOTE: “ The future of e-Learning is wide open!

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Enhancing Employee Engagement with Content Delivery Platform


Once that is achieved, it is possible to track employee performance and generate performance reports to assess the effectiveness of the program. Your employees can further utilize interactive elements such as pen tool to mark important text. Having performance reports can help you evaluate if you are utilizing the right strategy and material for your training program.

Infographics and Learning


Programming Skills. The basic tools for drafting infographics are still pen and paper. Though graphic programs such as Adobe Illustrator could be useful for designing infographics, there are many web-based tools available today that help create very effective infographics quickly.

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7 Tips for Increasing eLearning Utilization


You start by implementing an learning management system (LMS), selecting needed courses, structuring and organizing content but those are just the first steps to creating a successful learning program. Internal communication : Communicate early and often with learners about your training program. eLearning open house : Invite employees to an elearning open house to demonstrate how to access the learning program, demo courses, and answer their questions.

Knowing Your Audience is Key to Great Data Storytelling


But like any great writer, you need to consider two critical aspects before putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard). Not only are you proving your program’s success, but also using that success to influence and improve other stakeholders across the organization.

Live from C3 - Day 2 Wrap Up


There were even a few people with notepads taking pen and paper notes (yes, pen and paper!) Next, we switched gears to the mega-profit, mega-fast world of technology and how leading companies are creating learning programs that need to change at the speed of digital business.