- How to Convince Someone When Facts Fail – One of the course I teach is Presentation Skills. Given our new "post-truth" society, I'm going to be rolling a lot more of these concepts into our methods.
- In Learning, Size Matters – An early entry in the realm of microlearning. Very robust including a mention of "synchronous microlearning – a concept that has rarely been included in the microlearning discussions of late.
- Skills: The last frontier for digital learning –
Posts Tagged Presentations
- Top Six BYOD Considerations: Adopting an Open (Screen) Door Policy –
- Perspective | Duarte – Persuasive Presentations – A great resource for improving your presentations. From the website: Presentations have quite literally changed Nancy Duarte’s life. Her passion for creating compelling, persuasive communication has inspired her mission to help others tell stories that spark meaningful action.
- Blended Learning: Current Use, Challenges and Best Practice – There's currently a lot of hype around the topic, but what is the reality? How are organisations really using blended learning, and what results are they producing?
- Learning Tip Number 3: Why Storytelling Works – If you are not incorporating storytelling into your training or education programs, then this article should push you over the top
- 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity – Get a free e-book with e-learning design tips from the E-Learning Guild
- How to Give a Killer Presentation – Harvard Business Review – A trove a great advice for anyone who is looking to improve your presentation design and delivery skills.
- SpeakerRate – For all you public speakers out there: SpeakerRate is designed to help you promote the talks you’re giving – and get that critical feedback you’re seeking.
- Six ways to make Web 2.0 work – The McKinsey Quarterly – More about Enterprise 2.0 than Web 2.0, McKinsey provides a great business primer on how business leaders can leverage social tools to improve company performance. It is telling that of the six ways, 3 address organization culture, 2 address processes, and one addressed technology. Supporting again my assertion that culture is the biggest challenge of the E2.0 3-legged stool.
These are my links for February 27th:
- 12 Screencasting Tools For Creating Video Tutorials – Its been around for ages, but you can't argue with quick, simple, and effective. If you have to teach (or better yet EPSS) folks computer applications, screencasting is effective and cheap. This great lists includes FREE tools (for great ROI).
- Visualizing Information for Advocacy: An Introduction to Information Design | Tactical Technology Collective – Presentation is everything: "This project aims to raise awareness, introduce concepts, and promote good practice in information design – a powerful tool for advocacy, outreach, research, organization and education."
- Extend Your Brain With Evernote – This isn't open to the public yet, but it is another example of how Internet (Web) technology is changing the way we learn and remember. Einstein was joking when he said "I never remember anything I can lookup". Still a joke?