Are You Ready for Responsive E-Learning Design? December.10.2015 By: Ruby Spencer In 2014, 20 percent of the world’s population owned a tablet device, with a growth rate of 30 percent from 2013. Desktop computers and laptops are predicted to lose popularity from 2016 onward as tablet sales soar, according to a Statsitica.com forecast for global shipments of tablets, laptops and desktop PCs from 2010 to 2019.
Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs By Bryant Nielson, Managing Director On October 2, 2014 Under eLearning, Featured Posts, Learning & Development, MOOC, Training The idea that massive open online courses (MOOCs) can greatly enhance learner engagement and retention in corporate training settings has been a recurrent theme on this blog. (If your department is still using traditional instructor-led seminars for most of your training, well, you probably know that in some cases, there is no place to go but up.) Obviously, it isn’t just the mere use of technology that leads to increased engagement, but rather the fact that the MOOC format allows you to design training courses to better correspond with how people learn. One of the most significant advantages MOOCs have over ILT and traditional elearning is in how the content is delivered. Video is the primary means of content delivery in a MOOC.
A Collection of The Best Web Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Screencasts August 9, 2015 A screencast, also known as video screen capture, is a great way for teachers to create and share instructional videos and explanatory step by step tutorials with students. regardless of the purposes for which you are creating a screencast, the quality of your video screen captures can sometimes impede the communicative intent of your message. Therefore, knowing what tools to use to create educational screencasts is as important as the content of the screencasts themselves. To this end, we have curated for you this collection of some of the best screen casting tools out there. We have divided them into four major categories: Mac apps, web tools, Chromebook apps, iPad apps, and Android apps. Mac Users: For Mac users, check out this short visual guide to learn how to create screencasts using Quick Time Player
Free Sound Effects, Royalty Free Sound Effects, Nature Sounds From the sound of rain hitting a tin roof to the bustling metropolis in a not too distant future, sound effects and incidental effects are hugely important whether used in audio or visual applications such as music tracks, console games, movies, short films and/or documentaries following a range of different categories and genres. At Partners in Rhyme we have the expertise to deliver the ideal sound effects to suit your project requirements, whether associated with nature, animals, ambient themes, vehicular scenes and a wide range of human sounds from screams to uncontrollable laughter. One of the best features of using our services is the access we grant you to a massive and diverse selection of hugely popular free sound effects, allowing those on a budget complete their audio/visual projects easily.
How to Close Your Speech With Power Your speech is going great. You’ve opened with a bang and have hit all your key points. As you look out at the audience, they are on the edge of their seats; they’re nodding, and engrossed with every word that you say. You’re about out of time, and you need to wrap it up. Effective eLearning Course Development: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals Want to learn how to take your eLearning course development to the next level and leave a lasting impression upon the mind's of your audience? This article features tips and tricks that can give you the ability to create eLearning courses that always achieve their learning objective, even if you're new to the world of eLearning. There's no secret formula behind developing powerful eLearning experiences. It's impossible to create an all-inclusive list that highlights each and every element you should include in your eLearning course, because each one is wholly unique.
How To YouTube Your Classroom How To YouTube Your Classroom by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated from a crazy old post we forgot we published and nobody read anyway because we were only weeks old and had zero traffic so yeah. 20 Amazing Sites to Get Best Free Stock Photos Finding the right photo to use for your website or blog can be challenging considering that almost every image is now copyright protected. Copyright grants the original owner exclusive legal rights to use and distribute their creative work. The good news is that, there’s a growing number of websites that share visually-appealing stock photos that are not only beautiful, but most of them are free to use. Today’s post will focus on the 20 websites that offer the best free stock photos you can find to add to your websites, blogs and social media posts.