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About slgavin

With over 10 years technical IT project management experience with the likes of Pfizer, BP, KCC and numerous startups, Scott leads the technology side of ASA Interactive.

The future of work-based training

Many will agree that the work-based training industry is set to dramatically change over the coming years.  We are already seeing consolidation and cuts in funding streams as well as more challenging criteria for signing off learners. Funded training providers … Continue reading

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£20 million to provide rural businesses with work-based training

This seems like a good opportunity for the selected providers to utilize e-learning. From govtoday.co.uk A new £20 million scheme to help provide work-based training for rural businesses has been announced by Farming Minister, Jim Paice today Rural businesses often find … Continue reading

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Let’s use video to reinvent education

This is a truly inspirational video looking at how the Khan Academy is using video to transform education.  This is relevant to anyone in the training or education sector. Salman Khan: Let’s use video to reinvent education | Video on … Continue reading

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Using Google Plus with your learners

Here’s a great set of blog posts for the more adventurous amongst us who want to explore using Google+ with learners.  I have linked to Michelle Stephen’s Google category on her blog so you can explore all the articles. I’m … Continue reading

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Free e-learning resources

I’m pleased to share two new free resources.  After working hard over the weekend (no rest for the wicked!) we’ve made available an e-learning strategy guide and template along with an e-learning roi calculator.  Please let me know what you … Continue reading

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Demand for e-learning rivalling instructor lead training

I’ve just come across a press release from a company called The Project Agency who specialise in project management training (a topic I know well after 10 years of blue chip project management!). The Project Agency are seeing their new e-learning offering is quickly becoming as popular as the standard instructor lead training. Here’s an exceprt from the press release: Continue reading

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Checklist for strong elearning

Bookmarked by Scott Gavin:   Shared by Scott Here’s a really good checklist by Cathy Moore looking at the evaluation of e-learning content. Do you want a checklist you can use to evaluate elearning? Here’s my contribution (PDF). I’m calling … Continue reading

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More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!

A lot of rapid elearning hinges on PowerPoint. That means your success building courses is influenced by how well you know PowerPoint. To help you learn more about PowerPoint I pulled together a solid list of PowerPoint resources. Continue reading

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Effective storytelling, a countermeasure against complexity

Bookmarked by Scott Gavin:   You may not like cars, or you may like them as much as I do, but I think we can all agree that the storytelling behind this Audi piece called Eliminating Luck is truly masterful.  … Continue reading

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The Smart Worker : needs job aids rather than courses

Bookmarked by Scott Gavin:   This is the third in a series of posts about how L&D departments can move forward from their traditional role of creating, delivering オンライン カジノ and managing formal learning. The two previous posts in this … Continue reading

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