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This is a blog for technical writers and instructional designers. It explores trends and technologies and strives for answers to today’s leading questions. You’ll find reviews on software, books, articles, and industry vendors. It’s a place to help you...

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ZebraZapps

Last session for me at the ATD TechKnowledge Conference and it’s a great one. I ‘m attending another creation station (really the best way to learn and try out all the great new software). This one is on ZebraZapps,...

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Adobe Edge

Finally an HTML5 solution for animation that is relatively easy to use. In under 1 hour I learned how to create a 25 second animation with key frames and tweens. I have changing paths, fades, changing colors, a protagonist...

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ILT and VILT Ice Breaker

This is a fun icebreaker that can be done in ILT or in VILT. Have participants select an object around them. Next have them write down (either on paper or the screen’s whiteboard) 5 descriptive characteristics of the object....

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Jedi Mind Trick

Moving things with your mind is more of a reality than we think. Tan Le demonstrates a new device at the ATD TechKnowledge Conference. It reads the brain’s cognitive energy and focuses it to control a computer program. I...

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ELearning Should Have No Content In It

ELearning should have no content in it. It should be a set of problem-based scenarios and the learners need to look up and find the solutions. Cognitive Apprenticeship has some very interesting theories. I’ll definitely be looking to learn...

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