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Gamification in Learning – 10 Tips from Karl Kapp

Gamification Tips from Karl Kapp

As an instructional designer you’re always looking for ways to make learning content more engaging. But, at the same time, you still need to focus on improving performance. So a random “game” template where a soccer ball gets kicked through a goal every time a quiz question is answered right probably isn’t the right solution.…

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eLearning Trends of 2018 – 57 Experts Share Their Predictions

eLearning Trends 2018

What are the top eLearning trends for 2018? I interviewed 57 experts and asked them to pick their top 3 trends. Below are their awesome responses. Here’s a short video summarizing the top trend from each of our 57 experts. The full responses are in the blog post below. https://youtu.be/oJ-ZFLmAfBU   Want to go beyond…

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10 Tips to Better Presentations – Interview with Jonathan Schwabish

Jonathan Schwabish Better Presentations tips interview

How do you deliver a better presentation?… How do you simplify complex data?… How do you avoid feeling nervous before a presentation?… Presentation expert Jon Schwabish answers these questions and more in my interview with him below. Jon is the author of the 5-star rated book Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks and a…

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PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

https://youtu.be/wkG9cCmWkqs PowerPoint is an extremely powerful tool when used correctly. But when you’re new to it, it can feel like it’s just blank screens and bullet points. It can take years (or decades) to fully master it. But I decided to save you some time… I asked the world’s leading PowerPoint experts the following question:…

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Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint

Create Photo Slideshow in PowerPoint

I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). I found that PowerPoint was a surprisingly powerful slideshow creation tool. And once I learned the basics, I was able to create my next slideshow in under 1 minute! Below is what I learned, as well…

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eLearning Design Tips from Julie Dirksen- Design for How People Learn

eLearning Design Tips Julie Dirksen

When you have an eLearning project assigned to you, sometimes you jump right into building training without really thinking about how people learn. We all do it…. Because sometimes you just have to meet a deadline. But there’s a better way… I cornered eLearning industry expert, Julie Dirksen, and begged her to share practical tips…

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