Cassy Hackworth

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Live By the Five Hour Rule to Always Keep Learning New Skills

Learning or practicing new skills is so important, it’s hard to ignore how vital it is to a successful career. To keep your educational momentum …

Learning

How Schools Are Failing Their Quietest Students

<i>(Photo: Ron Koeberer/Getty Images)</i><p>By Melissa Dahl<p>In 2013, educator and writer Jessica Lahey wrote a convincing piece for The Atlantic in which she argued that her introverted students needed to learn to speak up in class. In it, she defended her decision to keep class participation as a small but …

Storyboarding Best Practices from Top Instructional Design Consultants

When eLearning is being developed, instructional design services should include a visual storyboard. This will save money, time and avoid clients …

40 Premium Flat Animated Icon Sets You Should Grab

Trends are one of the most important aspects to look at when creating a design project. It has the tendency to dictate on how your finished design …

6 Ways To Use Drag And Drop Interactions In Your eLearning Course

<b>How To Use Drag And Drop Interactions In Your eLearning Course</b><p><b>Drag and drop interactions</b> have the power to make even the most dull eLearning course …

How to Craft Engaging Technical Training | 360 Authoring Program

Planning to author a technical course? Authoring technical training is often a top activity for experts who have years of hands-on experience in a …

Education Technology

20 Resources for New eLearning Professionals

<b>20 eLearning Resources for eLearning Professionals</b><p><b>eLearning Blogs</b>:<p><i>eLearning Blogs</i> are a great way to not only learn about what’s happening in the …

Education Technology

7 eLearning Script Writing Tips To Perfect Your eLearning Course Narrative

<b>eLearning Script Writing Tips To Perfect Your eLearning Course Narrative</b><p>As eLearning professionals we are often required to tackle a wide range of …

50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses

Whether you are looking for a master’s degree program, computer science classes, a K-12 curriculum, or GED study program, this list gives you a look …

Improve Learner Engagement by Using Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions

What emotional chord do you wish to strike with your learners? Cultivating the right emotions leads to improved learner engagement.

Respect the Text

16/04/2015 | Comments: 0 | Posted by: K. Anthony | In: Design<p>Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>I love design. And I love practicing design. And as an elearning …

UI Design

How Infographics can be used in e-Learning

In this age of accelerating change and growth in information, it is becoming increasingly important for corporate learners to stay informed and keep …

Infographics

Master Adobe shortcuts with new interactive tool

Adobe applications feature keyboard shortcuts for just about every task imaginable. Unfortunately, very few designers realise just powerful these …

Tutorials

Ditch Your Bad Habits in 5 Simple Steps

Your habits will determine your future, and if you keep doing things a certain way, you’ll be able to predict the results. It’s the simple law of …

All You Need to Know About the 'Learning Styles' Myth, in Two Minutes

On a sunny hike along a Madeiran levada a couple of years ago, I got chatting to a retired school teacher and I told him about the brain myths book I …

Social Media Gains Momentum in Online Education

In his University of Hawaii online course, Introduction to e-Learning, associate professor Michael Menchaca requires his students to introduce …

The Future of Learning: In the Classroom and Beyond

Lately, there has been so much chatter about the future of work, but perhaps what we should concentrate more effort on is the future of learning. After all, learning is what prepares us for the working world, right? Or maybe it's just the opposite: The working world should perpetuate our ability to …

Communication Skills

The Power of White Space to Improve Screen Design in eLearning

Yes, White Space Is Good For Screen Design in eLearning. Here's …

Open University: Online Learning Must Be Collaborative, Social

An annual report by The Open University said the current key challenge for education specialists is to engage thousands of learners in productive …

Education Technology

DOE Endorses Duke MOOCs for Teacher Development

American public school teachers will have free access to 15 online Duke courses as part of a new federal program aimed at improving professional …

Education

The Sophisticated Marketer's Guide to LinkedIn

The one-stop shop for everything a sophisticated marketer needs to know about getting the most value from LinkedIn for themselves and their company. …

Marketing

8 Steps to Having Wildly Productive Mornings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few.<p>According to a report from the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy in the United States is 79 years old. Most people in wealthy nations are …

Google HR Boss Says This Is The Key To A Perfect Résumé

And yet you're <i>still</i> not hearing back from the dozens of job postings to which you've applied.<p>The likely problem: Your accomplishments fail to stand out because you haven't provided a concrete measure of your previous work, writes Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of people operations at Google, in …

This Is An Ideal Resume For A Mid-Level Employee

Having a ton of experience under your belt doesn't necessarily mean you have an "impressive" resume.<p>"You can have all the experience in the world — but if your resume doesn't stand out, if you don't present that information in a well-organized manner, or if it doesn't tell your story, nobody will …

7 Ways to Get People to Do What You Want Them to Do (and Feel Good About It)

Inc.com columnist Minda Zetlin outlines step-by-step how to effectively influence everyone around you.

How To Set Up Your Desk For Your Best Day At Work

You may have your work routine down to a science, from where you prefer to grab some quiet space to the exact time you take a lunch break. But there's one very important element you may be forgetting when it comes to success in the office: Your desk.<p>How you use your workspace, from the way you sit …

10 Tricks to Appear Smart During Meetings

Here are my ten favorite tricks for quickly appearing smart during meetings.<p><b>100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings (THE BOOK!)</b> <b>is out now.</b> <b>Order it</b> …