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Unison

Clive on Learning

I had an online demo of Rapid Intake's new online authoring tool Unison , and I must admit I was impressed. Unison has the flavour of a web 2.0 Unison is created in Adobe Flex, with an attractive Flash interface. I intend to try authoring for real with Unison to see whether it lives up to its claims. tool which, although not free, is pretty close.

Unison - Collaborative eLearning Development

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

When I first saw Unison a few months ago, my only thought was, "WOW! Unison is focused on providing a great experience for the entire development team and supporting the collaborative development process. I look forward to seeing more of Unison at AG|08 in April.

6 Ways to Make the Most of Multimedia in eLearning

PulseLearning

I believe kick-ass eLearning results when all elements work in unison to deliver the message, however it’s surprising how many get this fragile balance wrong, bombing their […]. I’d rather watch grass grow than sit through boring eLearning.

eLearning Development News » Have you seen Unison yet?

eLearning Development

The Hour of Code: Kids Learn to Code

Visual Lounge

shouted a classroom of excited fourth graders in unison after taking part in the second annual Hour of Code. The Hour of Code is a movement. A global effort to show the world that anyone, anywhere, can learn to code.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

7 Rapid Intake Unison – One of the first RCATs to offer collaborative capabilities on the net. Unison ranked earlier, ProForm – hopefully shelved at some point and mLearning studio. While traditionally best of the best are announced in December, I decided why wait. I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product. Before I get to the list, people always want to know how do I decide what constitutes the best of the best.

The Aesthetics of Games

Kapp Notes

In Civilization V, the animation of the farmers cultivating the land in unison creates a sense of people at work which again supports the story.

Storytellers Become The Story: Obama and Hilary

Vignettes Learning

When trouble develops, they gasp in unison, and when desires are fulfilled they smile together. Synthesis: Results of a neuroscience study explain how storytelling builds empathy among people who collectively listen to it.

What is it about games.?

Learning with e's

One delegate tweeted during the event that they had never before witnessed such a bizarre occurrence at a conference - several professionals in unison shouting out ''kill that insect!'' Just what is so special about games playing? Why is it so popular with all ages?

Rapid Intake® Unison™: The Pros and Cons of Authoring e-Learning in the Cloud by PJ Babcock and Dan Cox

Learning Solutions Magazine

As SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) solutions become more widely adopted, movement to. collaborative online course authoring is increasing. This review explores one example of these. always on” tools that are accessible from any Web browser. The authors identify some. attractive advantages, as well as some potential reasons for staying with desktop authoring.

New mLearning Authoring Offerings - Wave #1

mLearning Trends

Rapid Intake is considering releasing their mobility options as both a standalone mlearning authoring tool as well as via an extension to their core Unison offering.

Allison Rosset Guest Post: Evaluation—Words Into Action?

The Learning Circuits

When workplace learning and performance (WLP) professionals are asked about the four levels of evaluation, in the USA and beyond, they respond in unison: “Level 1 is reaction, 2 is knowledge; 3 is behavior in the workplace; and Level 4 is results.” This is one of those topics that never goes away. It reigns supreme in just about every needs study for workplace learning professionals. We say we want to do more and know more.

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What eLearning Strategy?

Zephyr Learning

Learning should always run in unison with work, therefore access to learning and how the learning fits in to this culture is important. I had a conversation with someone recently (we will call her Ann) who gave me her view of elearning within her organisation.

The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

By collaborating effectively with researchers, the practitioners can become co-constructors of eLearning programs and and work in unison to brigde the theory and practice gap. Often, eLearning professionals believe that they have been working on the latest educational technology.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

You can remix, edit and combine material from different presentations or existing Podcasts by adding other rich media – this is the Unison product. With Unison you can integrate right into their other product – the platform called Focus – which provides video capture – oh, output includes mp3, mp4, avi, wav and mov. Last week, I attended TK 2012 in Las Vegas.

Thumbs Down to Top Down Leadership

CLO Magazine

Army expects and enables soldiers in small teams to effectively act independently but in unison with other similar and larger teams. For most of the 20th century, leadership models were defined by paternal, hierarchical organizational structures. Influenced by several wars and the Great Depression, this pecking order was structured along military lines to establish control. People climbed the ranks in search of power with an even keener eye on money.

Talent Management is an Emerging Business Strategy

Training Industry

It requires many moving parts to work in unison. Many would say that talent management is a mature approach to building and sustaining a strong talent pipeline for companies. Additionally, the term was popularized from a McKinsey publication in 1998 entitled, “War on Talent.” This study looked at organizations from around the globe and the best practices among global companies for how they manage a comprehensive talent management strategy.

Latest E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

Rapid Intake Unison. So that a more constant date is set each week for this blog, the topic “Latest Content Authoring Tools Trends&# will be posted Tuesday morning, July 19th. Then going forward, each Tuesday a new blog posting will appear. This month’s news and notes includes details on the E-Learning 24/7 Course Authoring Tool Shootut, A new Content Authoring Tool Directory along with interesting data points, LMS Info and final tidbits.

How Entrepreneurs Can Stop Spinning Their Business Wheels

The Peformance Improvement

A company needs everyone rowing in unison. I have written about the power of visioning in recent blog posts. Gino Wickman, in his book, Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business , explains in a very practical way, how entrepreneurs can turn a vision into reality in their businesses.

New Interactive Flash Templates for eLearning!

eLearning Brothers

Articulate, Captivate, Unison, Lectora, etc.) We’d like to announce our latest interactive Flash template set: iStyle. Have you ever wanted to have a library of pre-made Flash interactions and activities?

New Interactive Flash Templates for eLearning!

eLearning Brothers

Articulate, Captivate, Unison, Lectora, etc.) We’d like to announce our latest interactive Flash template set: iStyle. Have you ever wanted to have a library of pre-made Flash interactions and activities?

One prediction already on target

Clive on Learning

" I was either inspired or lucky (you choose) because since then a beta of RapideL-i was announced and then earlier this week I was treated to a sneak preview of a new tool called Unison from Rapid Intake , the makers of Flashform. On January 3rd I laid out my e-learning predictions for 2008. One of these was: "We'll see more online rapid e-learning authoring environments come on the market, perhaps even open source."

How to Build Branching Scenario Simulations by Jeff Batt

Learning Solutions Magazine

Here is a five-step tip for creating these in ProForm Rapid eLearning Studio and Unison Collaborative Course Authoring. You can build branching soft skill simulations that play like a game. The simulations you build can have multiple outcomes.

A Leadership Makeover at Ingersoll Rand

CLO Magazine

They allow us to march forward in unison to achieve more than we possibly could independently and together to arrive at premier performance.” A common leadership language, measurable competencies and a heightened level of accountability helped Ingersoll Rand create a high-performance culture that resulted in engaged employees who better satisfy customer needs. An interesting thing about change is that every change leads to another change.

How to Convert PowerPoint Presentations With Embedded Audio and Synchronized Animation by Jeff Batt

Learning Solutions Magazine

While Unison is a good tool for creating interactive activities, you can also use it to upload and convert PowerPoint presentations, including animation, audio, and synchronization timing settings. Here’s a step-by-step guide!

Market, Sell and Deliver your Courses Online with the Shopify LMS Integration

Paradiso

Further into the blog, let’s find out what happens when these two amazingly amazing platforms, i.e. Shopify LMS blend into unison.

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

eLearning 24-7

Rapid Intake: Unison. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began. In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. Some acquisitions, some goodbyes, but overall very strong. Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine.

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Is training an investment?

Clive on Learning

"Oh, please accept our apologies for this misunderstanding," say the senior management team in unison, "how much money is it that you want?" With the economic downturn in full swing (assuming, that is, that downturns can swing) and training budgets as ever looking vulnerable as the first candidate for cuts, I'm beginning to hear once more that well-honed argument that training should be regarded as an investment and not an expense. As if that was all there was to it!

New Tool: Create Awesome eLearning Interactions Online

eLearning Brothers

To-date we have tested in Articulate, ProForm, Unison, Captivate 4, Atlantic Link, Adobe Presenter, Udutu, Adobe Connect, Lectora, and Toolbook. Make your eLearning Awesome! Quickly create eLearning Interactions.

Online authoring tools not so novel

Clive on Learning

My prediction was that in 2008 we'd see more online rapid e-learning authoring environments come onto the market and the reason I claimed that this prediction was on target was because of the announcements by established authoring tool vendors of two very promising new online products, Unison from Rapid Intake and RapideL-i. My posting One prediction already on target created a bit of a reaction.

The missing ingredient (secret sauce?)

Spark Your Interest

Dan Pontefract had us chanting (in unison) “Tear Down This Wall&# at various points in his talk. Image via Wikipedia. On Saturday, October 23rd, I was lucky enough to be one of the select participants at the TEDxUBC event – themed FastForward Ed.

Online Course Review for Courses in Development

Take an e-Learning Break

Rapid Intake, the guys who gave us ProForm and Unison, announced its new online collaborative course review software, called REVIEW™, that allows any course developer to post a course online and collect and manage course review feedback and comments.

E-learning News September 2010

eLearning 24-7

When you register and attend Social Learning: C the New, C the Possible and C the Evolution , you will be entered to win a one year subscription to Rapid Intake’s online, collaborative rapid authoring tool, Unison™. Unison allows e-learning developers to build, test, review and publish Flash-based courses in minutes, from any computer connected to the internet. A lot of news happening this month, so let’s get started right away. 911 E-Learning Webinar Series Kicks Off.

The Theory and Practice Gap in eLearning

eFront

By collaborating effectively with researchers, the practitioners can become co-constructors of eLearning programs and and work in unison to brigde the theory and practice gap. Often, eLearning professionals believe that they have been working on the latest educational technology.