Sep 5, 2012

The Wonders of Adobe Captivate 6

Session Description:
Captivate 6 was released this summer and what a release it is! Joe Ganci, who has used Captivate for many years, will take you through a fun and revealing look at all the new and great features of Captivate 6. Included among the new features are:

1. Output to HTML and to Mobile Devices
2. Actors / Characters
3. Smart Shapes
4. Smart Learning Interactions
5. Themes
6. High Definition Screencasts
7. Pre-tests and Branch-Aware Branching
8. Partial and Negative Scoring
9. Remediation
10. Round-tripping with PowerPoint 2010
11. Optimized User Interface and Object Grouping
12. Audio Responses
13. Reflections Effect
14. Text Improvements

Joe Ganci, President, Dazzle Technologies Corp.

Joseph Ganci is President of Dazzle Technologies Corp., a custom training and learning company located in Ashburn, VA, right outside Washington. D.C.
Since 1983 he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and is a published author, having written several books and articles about e-Learning.
Joe is widely considered a guru for his expertise in e-Learning development, and has taught classes and seminars at leading universities, in many government facilities, commercial firms, and educational institutions, and has spoken at many industry conferences. He is on a mission to improve to better the quality of e-Learning with practical approaches that work.

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2012
Time: 10:00AM Pacific /1:00PM Eastern(60 Minute Session)

Good time.

The "How To" Mobile Learning Developer's Conference

mLearning DevCon's focus is on mobile learning development and strategy. Learn mobile learning technologies, how to overcome barriers in development and tools that can help accomplish what you need. mLearning DevCon is the "How To" instructional design and development mobile learning conference. With longer 90 minute regular sessions, and 3 hour hands-on BYOL sessions, learn to design and build mobile learning.

Get the practical knowledge on:

Mobile Learning Technology & Architecture
Mobile Development Tools - jQuery, Sencha, PhoneGap etc.
Creating Mobile Apps
Mobile Distribution
Creating iBooks
Flash Learning Apps for Mobile
HTML5 & Canvas
Offline Mobile Delivery
Open Source Mobile Tools
SCORM & Tin Can
Social in Mobile Learning
Project Managment
Mobile Learner Engagement
Mobile Instructional Design

Practice files to help you learn Articulate Storyline.

From the site you can use this free template for Storyline

Use these practice files to help you learn Storyline. Included in the .zip file are storyboards and media assets for creating a 20-minute course on time management.

What’s included in the files?

Storyboards for a 20-minute course on time management
All the assets to create the course (audio, images, etc.)
An example of a finished Storyline file (.story format)
A link to the finished course in html format
Instructions that map the development tasks for the course with the chapters in the book so you can practice as you go

The course lets you practice the basics such as adding scenes, slides, text, and graphics, all the way up to states, layers, conditions, and variables.

Download practice files

View finished course

Note to Storyline trainers: If you are teaching a class on Storyline, feel free to use these files in your class.

You can also download a free copy of Chapter 10: Triggers and Actions.

5 Best Practices for Effective Virtual Learning

As organisations incorporate virtual learning solutions into their traditional learning mix, it’s critical to understand how and when to apply these tools and processes.

With thoughtful design and practiced facilitation, virtual training programmes can meet – and often exceed – the expectations of more traditional delivery methods.

Join David Smith, managing director (EMEA) of InSync Training, as he discusses how to best implement a live virtual classroom, turning e-learning success from the exception into the rule.

Attend this interactive webinar to learn:

How to implement your own personal action plan
The difference between interaction and collaboration
Design concepts for creating a thoughtful programme
How to convert traditional techniques for virtual use

David Smith, InSync Training 

Thursday, September 13, 3 PM (UK)

E-learning Experiences and Future - free ebook

This book is consisting of 24 chapters which are focusing on the basic and applied research regarding e‐learning systems. Authors made efforts to provide theoretical as well as practical approaches to solve open problems through their elite research work. This book increases knowledge in the following topics such as e‐learning, e‐Government, Data mining in e‐learning based systems, LMS systems, security in e‐learning based systems, surveys regarding teachers to use e‐learning systems, analysis of intelligent agents using e‐learning, assessment methods for e‐learning and barriers to use of effective e‐learning systems in education. Basically this book is an open platform for creative discussion for future e‐learning based systems which are essential to understand for the students, researchers, academic personals and industry related people to enhance their capabilities to capture new ideas and provides valuable solution to an international community.

The content :

1- E-Learning Indicators: A Multidimensional Model For Planning Developing And Evaluating E-Learning Software Solutions
by Bekim Fetaji and Majlinda Fetaji
2- Barriers to Effective use of Information Technology in Science Education at Yanbu Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
by Abdulkareem Eid S. Alwani and Safeeullah Soomro
3- The Use of Multi-Agents\' Systems in e-Learning Platforms
by Tomasz Marcin Orzechowski
4- Quality Metrics of an Integrated E-learning System – Students’ Perspective
by Ksenija Klasnic, Jadranka Lasic-Lazic and Sanja Seljan
5-Intelligent Interaction Support for E-learning
by Takashi Yukawa and Yoshimi Fukumura
6- Supporting Technologies for Synchronous E-learning
by Juan C. Granda, Christian Uria, Francisco J. Suarez and Daniel F. Garcia
7- Bayesian Agent in E-learning
by Maomi Ueno
8- Data Mining for Instructional Design, Learning and Assessment
by Lluis Vicent and Xavier Gumara
9- A Learning Style – Driven Architecture Build on Open Source LMS’s Infrastructure for Creation of Psycho-Pedagogically – ‘Savvy’ Personalized Learning Paths
by Tania Al. Kerkiri, Angela-M. Paleologou, Dimitris Konetas and Kostantinos Chatzinikolaou
10- E-learning in Information Accessibility of Disabled Assistant Technology
by Chunlian Li and Yu Sun
11- Application of Data-Mining Technology on E-Learning Material Recommendation
by Feng-Jung Liu and Bai-Jiun Shih
12- Loosely-Tied Distributed Architecture for Highly Scalable E-Learning System
by Gierlowski and Nowicki
13- Evolution of Collaborative Learning Environments Based on Desktop Computer to Mobile Computing: A Model-Based Approach
by Ana I. Molina, William J. Giraldo, Francisco Jurado, Miguel A. Redondo and Manuel Ortega
14- From the Discovery of Students Access Patterns in E-learning Including Web 2.0 Resources to the Prediction and Enhancement of Students Outcome
by Raquel Hijon-Neira and Angel Velazquez-Iturbide
15- Dependable E-learning Systems
by Ali Al-Dahoud, Marek Woda and Tomasz Walkowiak
16- Ontology-driven Annotation and Access of Educational Video Data in E-learning
by Aijuan Dong, Honglin Li and Baoying Wang
17- When a Robot Turns into a Totem: the RoboBeggar Case
by Gaetano La Russa, Erkki Sutinen and Johannes C. Cronje
18- Virtual Patients as a Practical Realisation of the E-learning Idea in Medicine
by Andrzej A. Kononowicz and Inga Hege
19- Data Warehouse Technology and Application in Data Centre Design for E-government
by Xuanzi Hu
20- The Emergence of the Intelligent Government in the Second Society
by Dennis de Kool and Johan van Wamelen
21- A Lightweight SOA-based Collaboration Framework for European Public Sector
by Adomas Svirskas, Jelena Isacenkova and Refik Molva
22- Spatial Aided Decision-making System for E-Government
by Liang Wang, Rong Zhao, Bin Li, Jiping Liu and Qingpu Zhang
23- Evaluating Local E-Government: a Comparative Study of Greek Prefecture Websites
by Prodromos Yannas and Georgios Lappas

Edited by Safeeullah Soomro, ISBN 978-953-307-092-6, Hard cover, 452 pages, Publisher: InTech, Published: April 01, 2010 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license, in subject Technology
DOI: 10.5772/199

Social Media and Employee Communications

Conference Webcast Schedule :

Introduction to the Institute for Human Resources Social Media and Employee Communications
September 12 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM ET    
Colleen Peck, IHR Facilitator - Social Media and Employee Communications(

Implementing Social Technologies Within Your Organization
September 12 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET    
Kevin Jones, Collaboration / Organizational Strategist(

Absurdum. Fidem. Dignitatem.
September 12 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET    
Robert von Kampen PhD, President(RAPSD, LLC [rap-suh-dee])

Beyond Facebook and LinkedIn: An Overview of the Entire Social Media Landscape
September 12 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET    
Krista Neher, CEO(Boot Camp Digital)

Feedback, Feed-Forward: Giving Your People the Feedback They Need To Succeed!
September 12 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM ET    
Jeremy Lurey, CEO & Chief Architect(Plus Delta Consulting, LLC)

Social Media: It's not Just a Tool for Marketing. HR Can Leverage the Power of Social Communities
September 12 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM ET    
Kim Brechin, Founder(Look-Solutions Consulting)

Maximizing LinkedIn for HR Professionals
September 12 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET    
Chris Burdge, President(BWEST Interactive)

You’ve Got Organizational Change – What’s the Right Approach for the Social Media Strategy?
September 12 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET    
Rich S Pirrotta, Managing Director(Whitehall Group, LLC)

TextTeams – Digital Team Building With Texting Phones
September 12 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM ET    
John Chen, CEO(Geoteaming)

Managing Success: Effective Manager-Employee Relationships
September 13 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET    
Jeremy Henderson, Chief Client Partner, Founder(Jungle Red Communication)

How HR Can Support Frontline Managers in Communicating
September 13 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET    
Allison Jackson, Director, Global Internal Communications(Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.)

Employment Decisions 2.0: The legalities of using social media for hiring and firing
September 13 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET    
Eric Meyer, Attorney(Dilworth Paxson LLP)

How to Leverage Your Offline Credibility Online Through Personal Online Branding
September 13 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM ET    
Grant Goodwin, President(All Roads Inc.)

Mr Clarity On How To Fix Internal Communications Problems: Fix It or Flounder in the 21st Century!
September 13 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM ET    
Mark Grimm, President(Mark Grimm Communications)

Social Media Recruitment Strategy: Listen, Participate, Create
September 13 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET    
Carisa Miklusak, CEO(tMedia Strategies)

Navigating Social Media and Legal Concerns: A HR Guide
September 13 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET    
Elizabeth Lalli-Reese, Principal, Texas Strategic HR & F150 HR Business Partner(Arrow Electronics)