Adrienne Evans is a Senior Capability Consultant who has developed and facilitated learning programs for over a decade. She shares with us what she believes to be the key attributes of a great facilitator.
The dozen or so programs available within the Adobe Creative Suite, available now by subscribing to the Adobe Creative Cloud, or CC for short, are world-leaders in digital production software. Some programs, for example InDesign and Photoshop, are used for creating static page and flyer-type documents, whilst other programs within the suite are used for web design and video editing.
Not so long ago, email put me in the doghouse.
I annoyed a former colleague by unintentionally failing to act on an emailed request from her. “I did send you an email about it…” she grumbled as I quickly filtered through the long pile sitting obstinately in my inbox.
There must be a very good reason why more than 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies use SharePoint products and technologies for collaboration, search, business intelligence, social computing and record management. Let me shed some light on it.
TP3 is seeing a huge amount of interest in Office 365, Microsoft’s subscription-based cloud technology package. With Office 365 organisations of any size can quickly and easily get access to Microsoft technologies including the latest desktop Office suit, an online version of Office, OneDrive file storage in the cloud, Skype for Business communications, SharePoint team site collaboration and an ever-increasing array of premium ‘always-up-to-date’ apps that are available to users from virtually anywhere and on any device.
Confused by Twitter? You’re not alone! But know this, Twitter is by nature a networking tool and one of the most powerful social media tools around. It can be great not only for social learning, but also for building an effective online presence as a Learning & Development professional.
Visual communication is a growing trend, key to delivering information. A visual message accompanying text has greater power to inform, educate, or persuade an audience. Many of us don't have the luxury of a designer on tap so we find ourselves acquiring basic design skills in order to keep up. It’s probably not what you signed up for but you’re creative so, with that positive, innovative hat on, you give it a go.
The great thing about instructional design is that many people find their way into the field by accident. The paths they follow are almost always wildly unique, perhaps originating from teaching, media, web design and development, marketing, or even psychology. But instructional designers all have one thing in common - a passion for designing digital learning experiences and instructor-led materials.