My 2020 Top 10 Tools for Learning

It is time once again for Jane Hart’s annual top tools for learning survey. And since I’ve been adding my contributions from the beginning (over a decade ago) I’ve got to keep my streak alive. Here are my top learning tools for 2020. Here are my personal top 10 learning tools for this year. 1.Continue reading “My 2020 Top 10 Tools for Learning”

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Canva Just Keeps Getting Better & Better

I’ve been a big fan of Canva for a long time now. There are so many things it can do and my favorite thing is how easy it is for anyone to create great designs in no time. Whether you need a quick graphic for social media, slides, a flyer promoting an event or aContinue reading “Canva Just Keeps Getting Better & Better”

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Mike Taylor’s 2019 Top 10 Learning Tools

My 2019 Top 10 Learning Tools Jane Hart has been collecting the top tools for learning for over a decade now. (I´ve voted in all of them and this is my Top 10 for 2019.) Jane´s Top Tools for Learning global survey. Is open for submission through mid-day Friday, September 13, 2019. Here is howContinue reading “Mike Taylor’s 2019 Top 10 Learning Tools”

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No Coding Required: Now Anyone Can Build a Custom Mobile App

Surf the wave of ‘no code’ apps I recently found a super slick mobile app creation tool called Glide. It works by presenting data from a Google Sheet in a nicely polished, easy to use app for your smartphone.  In the past, I’ve tried a few others that work similarly, but none of them are anywhere near as easyContinue reading “No Coding Required: Now Anyone Can Build a Custom Mobile App”

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Thinking Outside the Course: Free Tools for Making E-learning Better

It is *CRAZY* cold around here today but that won´t stop us from exploring a mountain of great free tools that can make your elearning better. Later today, I´ll be part of the eLearning Guild Spotlight event, ¨Get the Best Free Tools to Make Great eLearning¨. My session, ¨Tools for Thinking Outside the Course¨ (1pmContinue reading “Thinking Outside the Course: Free Tools for Making E-learning Better”

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How to Supercharge Your #PowerPoint Workflow

Do you know that you can upgrade your PowerPoint workflow with add-ins that put additional capabilities right at your fingertips? From finding great stock photos and icons to searching Wikipedia and adding an online map there are a lot of ways to upgrade your slides without ever needing to leave PowerPoint. Think about how niceContinue reading “How to Supercharge Your #PowerPoint Workflow”

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How to Fill a Horizontal Slide With a Vertical Image

While working on a workshop deck recently, I came to this slide. This isn’t bad — I’ve definitely seen MUCH worse. I wanted to give it a more powerful visual impact and didn’t have time to launch a quest for a new ‘perfect’ image. I like this image…it just doesn’t fill the slide. So whatContinue reading “How to Fill a Horizontal Slide With a Vertical Image”

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Friday Finds | February 2, 2018

“Say not always what you know, but always know what you say.” – Claudius Loads of learning opportunities in this week’s roundup. From learning xAPI to peeking in on some top conference backchannels there is something here for everyone. Hope you can glean some value from wherever you are in the world reading this. Cheers!Continue reading “Friday Finds | February 2, 2018”

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Friday Finds | January 5, 2018

Welcome to the first Friday Finds of 2018. No matter where you are or what holidays you did (or didn’t) celebrate, I hope your new year is off to a fantastic start!! I also hope you’re not doing any first hand learning about what ‘bombogenesis’ is. Want to Grow Your Network? Stay Home and WriteContinue reading “Friday Finds | January 5, 2018”

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How to Share Elearning Courses Using Google Cloud Platform

The retirement of free web hosting options from Dropbox and Google Drive has sent a lot of folks scrambling to find a good replacement. Many folks have followed Tom Kuhlmann’s instructions for moving their elearning courses and portfolios over to Amazon S3. I’d like to introduce you to another great option: Google Cloud Platform. TheContinue reading “How to Share Elearning Courses Using Google Cloud Platform”

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