Storyboard Software

A while back, I was looking for software for a training program and came across Storyboard That. It is a free software, you can two times per week or less and you  are limited to a 3 or 6 cell combination. If you wan't more options, the cost is $59.95 per year for education. If you don't want … Continue reading Storyboard Software

Getting Their Attention

I’d like to share a recent experience and what I learned from it with you. I was asked to give a talk in Concord for OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) at Granite State College. The members are “50 or better” and have almost 200 workshops and talks to attend each semester. The subjects are as … Continue reading Getting Their Attention

Best Online Training Sites for Software

There are a lot of places you can go to get help with your software questions, but some are better than others.  The one I recommend as the best overall is Lynda.com. There are many reasons I recommend Lynda.com but I will share those that I feel are most important with you: Videos – The … Continue reading Best Online Training Sites for Software

Where do you start when designing online programs?

Where do you start when you’re developing online (or indeed any other) educational programs for adult learners? In Design for How People Learn (2012), one of my favorite resources on instructional design, author Julie Dirksen suggests asking, “Where’s the gap?” In other words, what do your adult learners need or want to learn? Do you … Continue reading Where do you start when designing online programs?