eLearning: Fun Photo Editing Toy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  I have previously written about ways to  manipulate images on a budget  so that graphics that are perhaps not all uniform looking can look more like they belong together. Recently I stumbled upon another fun (and free!)

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Toying with emotion

E-Learning Provocateur

The other day my friend told me she cried during Toy Story 3. I haven’t seen it myself, so I don’t know the nuances of the plot. But I do know it’s a cartoon! It amazes me how a story – though fictional and visually artificial – can affect human emotion. It’s no wonder then that a real story can impact us even more deeply.

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Tools To Make You Drool – Video Training Toys For IDs

Dashe & Thomson

The post Tools To Make You Drool – Video Training Toys For IDs appeared first on Social Learning Blog. In my last post I examined several characteristics that make for hi-quality learning videos – [link] In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life. Captivate 6 from Adobe - www.adobe.com/products/captivate.html - makes producing and distributing video easier than ever. IDs [.]

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Tools to make you drool – video training toys for IDs

Dashe & Thomson

In my last post I examined several characteristics that make for hi-quality learning videos – [link]. In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life.

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Case Study: North Pole Toy & Game | OttoLearn

OttoLearn – Agile Microlearning

When it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, it’s time to think about how you want to restructure your training for the new year ahead

Today's Toys, Tomorrow's Tools

Kapp Notes

This week over at TrainingDay , my post Today's Toys, Tomorrow's Tools is a little bit of a rant. But I think it is important to continually remind ourselves that the upcoming gamers are going to learn differently than us digital immigrants and we need to adapt as well as help them adapt.we can't dictate terms to these digital natives.it won't work. Cooperation is the answer. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

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Toys, table-tops and the virtuous cycle of experiential learning

Spicy Learning

Watching a toddler negotiate obstacles is fascinating, especially the ‘toy under the table’ scenario. Running full pelt, all the focus is on their favourite toy, not the height of the table … BANG!

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360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training

CommLab India

You know that feeling when you watch a scenic video and it captures your attention to such a great extent that you wish you could actually be there?

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In a word: Here’s how Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others describe Axonify

Axonify

Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. As the old adage goes, “The customer is always right!”. So, I decided to ask some of our customers how they would characterize the Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform in one word. They’re definitely right.

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In a word: Here’s how Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others describe Axonify

Axonify

Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. The post In a word: Here’s how Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others describe Axonify appeared first on Axonify. As the old adage goes, “The customer is always right!”. So, I decided to ask some of our customers how they would characterize the Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform in one word. They’re definitely right.

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Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others tout the benefits of Axonify

Axonify

Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. The post Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others tout the benefits of Axonify appeared first on Axonify. Axonified customers use our Employee Knowledge Platform in a variety of applications and industries.

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Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others tout the benefits of Axonify

Axonify

Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. Axonified customers use our Employee Knowledge Platform in a variety of applications and industries. We wanted to learn more about how Axonify is helping them to achieve their unique goals, so I asked them to share their experiences. Here’s what they had to say: Chad McIntosh – VP of Loss Prevention and Risk Management at Bloomingdale’s.

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Whose Sandpit and Whose Toys?

Learning with e's

Whose toys? We're all set for the Plymouth e-Learning Conference tomorrow at the University of Plymouth. The weather here in Plymouth is glorious today with clear blue skies and a very comfortable temperature of 16 degrees.

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Over the top toys

Marcia Conner

Before ranting about the strangers who ask my 2-year old son if Santa visited him, I thought I would share possibly the most over-the-top tot gift I've seen (forwarded by a friend who joked that if everyone she knew pitched in perhaps we might be able to get this for

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A WAY WITH THE FAIRIES

Learnnovators

The post A WAY WITH THE FAIRIES appeared first on Learnnovators.

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Boys and their toys

Clive on Learning

I have used my desire to try out Widows Vista as an excuse to buy the most turbo-charged new PC I could lay my hands on; that's quad core, 4GB RAM, 2 x 250GB drives, 23" widescreen monitor, you name it. I decided to run it in parallel with my old PC for as long as it took to become stable with Vista, i.e. all hardware and software running. Well, in one day, I'm 95% there.

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The Web is a Bottomless Toy Chest

Web Tools for Learners

I make things even more intense by following people who suggest really interesting web toys. Another of my current people to follow 'cause they give really neat toys – whoops, I mean URLs – away, is Steve Rubel – [link] – Twice he mentioned Posterous. I like to play on the web, and my biggest problem is my "I-can't-catch-up" anxiety. There is always more to explore. And for free, either for the basic version or for a month.

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A Way With The Fairies

Learnnovators

The makers of masterpieces such as Toy Story and The Lion King evidently couldn’t engineer a dinky little augmented reality app that would work on my device of choice – or even on my device of second choice.

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7 Workplace Traditions to Start This Holiday Season

KnowledgeCity

Participate in a Toy Drive. Along the same vein as charitable giving during the holidays, toy drives are a great way to give back this time of year. When arranging an internal toy drive at your organization, it’s a good idea to match each donation with one from the company. The holidays are synonymous with the traditions that make the season special. Each year, we anticipate the food, events and celebrations that define this time of the year and imbue it with meaning.

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Who needs toys when you have brains?

Marcia Conner

I just finished reading Josten Gaarder's book, The Ringmaster's Daughter. It wasn't my favorite book by Gaarder (that would be The Orange Girl or Sophie's World) but this book is full of interesting little stories within the main storyline. As usual, I noted lines that were particularly compelling to

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I Don't Want To Grow Up

Skillsoft

What Toys R Us can teach us about digital transformation. IT skills training learning & development Digital Transformation

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Over the top toys can offer value too

Marcia Conner

There is a kids-stuff store in neighboring Charlottesville that is what I would call, "over the top." I've gone in looking for one thing in particular, knowing that if anyone will have it nearby that they would, and they have. I've gone in only twice and both times I left

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I Don't Want To Grow Up

Skillsoft

What Toys R Us can teach us about digital transformation. IT skills training learning & development Digital Transformation

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Mine or Ours? The Case For Knowledge Sharing

Dashe & Thomson

One of the hardest lessons to learn growing up is how to share – how to share your toys, your candy, and maybe your room with a sibling. As a child, it’s difficult to get past the thought “but, it’s MINE!”

The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing

Dashe & Thomson

One of the hardest lessons to learn growing up is how to share… how to share your toys, your candy, and maybe your room with a sibling. As a child, it is difficult to get past the thought “but, it’s MINE!” We try to hang on with tightly to what [.]

smart-e-bear by Intellitoys

Take an e-Learning Break

but put this toy on your list for 2009. Tags: toys It's too late for Christmas. This soft bear will be your child’s companion during playtime and bedtime for years to come.

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How Inclusive Design Supports Learners on the Autism Spectrum

D2L

Earlier this year, “Sesame Street” introduced its newest resident Julia, an adorable Muppet with orange hair and a toy rabbit. Julia also has autism. The … Continued. Accessibility Student Success Trends in Learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning from Observation

Learning Visions

A study is cited in which researchers looked at brain activity while subjects learned how to build a structure with Tinker Toys. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, March 14, 2007 Learning from Observation This post, from the Eide Neurolearning Blog got me thinking about motivation in e-learning.

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Warning Mac Adobe Captivate 7 Developers. Don't Upgrade to Mavericks Yet

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  As much as I love new toys, I tend to hold off when it comes to installing software updates. Apple recently announced the availability of  Mavericks , its latest and greatest operating system for the Mac computers. In my experience, you never know what the software update will break; waiting a bit tends to work out when the updates prove problematic.      It turns out that the Mavericks software and Adobe Captivate 7 aren't getting along.

Fisher-Price on Learning

Marcia Conner

Fisher-Price, makers of plastic toys I sometimes fear take the place of space for developing authentic creativity, has been promoting loudly the introduction of a new line of learning toys. They seem to be following the lead of toy It seems that everyone is getting in on the learning-as-marketing-theme party.

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Reviewing E-Learning: Lessons Learned From My Dog

E-learning Uncovered

As I lay there, I watched my puppy play with one of her chew toys. And the way Sophie played with her toy that day was a good representation of some strategies we can all use to make reviewing e-learning more effective. You can only play with a toy for so long—even a favorite.

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Creating Effective ELearning For Kids

LearnDash

Have a look at the toys that are offered on the market today. The toys for a 12-year-old differ quite a bit than those designed for a six-year-old.

6 Lessons Pixar Can Teach Us About Company Learning

TeamFluent

When Andy gave up Woody in Toy Story 3. Admit it, you have cried during basically every Pixar movie. When Carl and Ellie share their last words in Up. When Wall-e longingly watches clips of old romantic musicals. When Sully says goodbye to Boo. We’ll stop there. We actually want you to read the rest of this article

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ID and e-Learning Links (12/1/14)

Experiencing eLearning

Cute idea for comics or scenarios–create scenes with lego people or other toys. 7 Questions You Need To Answer Before Becoming A Full Time eLearning Freelancer – eLearning Industry. Things to consider for those wanting to make the leap to freelance work. tags: e-learning instructionaldesign career freelance. E-Learning Portfolios: Share Your Work – E-Learning Heroes. Sample e-learning portfolios, submitted for an e-Learning Challenge. Good place to look for inspiration.

Fisher-Price on Learning

Marcia Conner

Fisher-Price, makers of plastic toys I sometimes fear take the place of space for developing authentic creativity, has been promoting loudly the introduction of a new line of learning toys. They seem to be following the lead of toy players It seems that everyone is getting in on the learning-as-marketing-theme wagon.

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The Pursuit of Happiness Begins in the Brain

Learningtogo

Sooner or later, you will run into someone with a better toy, and you feel unhappy about your purchase. Even very young children will experience the joy of sharing a treat or a toy with a friend. Are you happy?

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WebTools For Learners » Playing with Wordle and del.icio.us Tags

Web Tools for Learners

BLP Re-imagines Dayspring Center’s Playground

Bottom-Line Performance

Installed binoculars, a toy drum set, and a swing on the playground. We added some toys to the existing playset. Giving back is a huge part of BLP’s company culture.

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Behind the Scenes: Jay Shuster on The Creative Process at PIXAR #trgconf

Learning Visions

Toy collections at Pixar are like a status symbol. Do your homework.” – go to Toys R Us and buy a ton of toys. These are my live-blogged notes from the second day keynote session at Training 2016 , happening this week in Orlando. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Behind the Scenes: Jay Shuster on The Creative Process at PIXAR #trgconf The story is central to Pixar. Jay's in the art department as the production designer – his team designs everything you see on the screen.

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Internet Time Blog » Aspects of Learnscape Architecture

Jay Cross