It's common sense that courses can run more smoothly when they're not packed with heavy content, but is there a way to retain all of your rich media—like videos—without straining the course? As it turns out, you can offload all of your videos onto YouTube and insert the embed codes into your courses. What this essentially does is put the weight and strain of your videos in YouTube's very capable hands. They take care of the video hosting and processing; the course will merely be reflecting that hosted content, which in turn will drastically reduce the file size of your course.
The following is a simple method for hosting your video content on YouTube and embedding it into your training.
What you will need:
In 2011, Abilene Christian University held a Connected Summit, where various experts in the fields of business, education, and technology came together to share ideas about the current state of technology and where it's headed. Below are some of the conclusions I drew after watching this video, which covered the highlights of the Connected Summit.
I'm very excited to inform our community there is an event coming up in our own backyard (San Antonio, actually) October 11, 2013! Have you heard about the Central Texas Learning and Technology Summit? It's all about mobile learning. Experts are coming in from across the country. (Check the speaker bios below.)
It will be a wonderful day to hear about the latest developments, to connect with other learning professionals, and to hear about what is going on "in the trenches."
Learning and development professionals must frequently navigate new waters as emerging tools, technology and learning models impact how training is delivered. Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to chart a course through the transition from instructor-led to web-based training?
Good news! The E-Learning Council is happy to announce Great Voyages, a series of presentations designed to do just that. This series includes: