Defender of the bored, advocate of knowledge seekers.
After sitting through another brain-numbing training session, Jeremy Vest decided that "learning" and "lethargy" should be mutually exclusive. After all, having dedicated most of his adult life to online adult education, Jeremy doesn’t believe in continuing to do what doesn’t work. Jeremy, with his vast experience as a art director, program director, author, speaker, and teacher, set out to change the way we think, or rather, stop thinking, when adults attempt to learn.
Jeremy became an e-Learning visionary when he created one of the very first social learning platforms, and developed a “connected software video training style.” Jeremy is Founder of the Emmy award-winning online training site, www.xtrain.com.
Do you need to learn a new skill, or do you have some expertise in a subject that you would like to teach
others? Helpouts is a new service from Google that provides a video chat facility so you can do either.
Learn how to use Helpouts here!
Google+ Hangouts is a video group-chat feature that Google added to its offerings this summer. In addition to video chat for up to 10 people, Hangouts provides most of the features of expensive online meeting Websites. Here are six quick applications that you may find useful as elements of your design inventory.
Google’s entry into social networking, Buzz, created quite a bit of buzz last week after its launch.
While the service is not necessarily in its final form yet, and certainly not everyone who has tried it
likes it, it certainly is not too early to start looking at Buzz as a potential learning environment.
The fundamental way to grow any business, including e-Learning, is to have customers who are
crazy about you. It takes time to build the kind of brand and reputation that generates this level
of loyalty for your online courses, but the effort is worth it, and it pays off better than “hard
selling” or “soft selling.” Here are six simple steps that will take you there.
Games and immersive learning are great, but today the most accessible and most easily developed instructional medium is video. Producing great video instruction for use online is simpler than you may think, and may also be less expensive than other rapid development methods. Here are six steps you can begin using today to develop online video e-Learning.