Category: Learning Technology

Sound Off

Using Sound Effects to Wow Your Learners Steve Austin, astronaut: a man barely alive. Gentlemen we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world’s first bionic man. Steve Austin will be that man. Better than he was before…Better, Stronger, Faster. Opening narration from The Six Million Dollar Man, […]

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Make Virtual Reality a Reality!

Four Tips for Effectively Using Virtual Reality in Training As a learning technology consultant, I spend a lot of time thinking about how to effectively use new tools to enhance training and improve business results. Virtual reality (VR) holds a great deal of promise because it allows learners to apply skills or practice things they […]

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Being Creative With Your Toolbox

Using Tools Differently for Different Projects Frequently when I share my screen during Zoom meetings, I get quite a reaction. The reaction isn’t about the amazing desktop background picture of me climbing Everest (Kidding! It’s just a stock image.); it’s from people who catch a glimpse of my email inbox. “Where’s everything?!” coworkers seem to […]

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The Learning Experience Evolution

From Relationship Managers to Business Consultants Many Moons Ago… …I began working with a great team at Amway on transitioning its global sales account managers from administrative/relationship-building roles to strategic, business consultants or trusted advisors. This revolutionary change in position and perspective prompted the global sales learning and development team to also radically evolve its […]

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Score an A+ for Your Quality Assurance Testing

Seven Tips for First-Rate E-Learning Quality Assurance Testing Great e-learning requires many things: project management, strong instructional design, excellent programming skills, expertise in graphic design, talented voice actors, and a skilled editor. If the team has done all these things well, a robust quality assurance (QA) process can deliver flawless e-learning that works well under […]

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Designing for Our Future

Three UX Design basics to remember After reading Tom Petro’s blog, Are We In This Virtually Forever?, I started thinking further into the future than I had in months. As Tom pointed out, almost everything that could be moved to an online platform has moved. A lot of industries and schools are now remote, movie […]

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