Short articles, hints and tips to get the most out of e-learning and Training Tracker

Macros – or how to avoid spending your life repeating the same task!

If I say the word ‘macro’ to you and you think I’m referring to the latest Real Madrid signing, a type of pasta or a small island in the Mediterranean, then you probably haven’t seen or used a macro before.

A macro is defined as ‘a programming language statement that, when processed, generates a sequence of more detailed language statements.’ So, now you know. But…

16 January, 2020
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You, PowerPoint, Charles Dickens and Stephen Spielberg

PowerPoint. People seem to enjoy writing presentations in it. And they love to list this as a skill on their CV and Linkedin profile. But you can bet a penny to a pound that nobody, even the most enthusiastic authors…

24 January, 2019
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Questions, questions, questions

If e-learning includes a test, then the questions should test the trainee on their understanding of the subject whilst being fair and unambiguous…

4 September, 2018
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E-learning everywhere…well, almost

Many people do their e-learning on their personal computers while sitting at their desk during office hours. But it doesn't have to be like that…

16 July, 2018
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E-learning is for everybody

E-learning should be accessible for everyone, including people with with disabilities. This article is about what trainers and people affected by disability can do to ensure that their e-learning is…

14 June, 2018
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Volunteer training: mandatory duty or opportunity for growth?

Volunteers can bring an amazing array of skills, experience and enthusiasm to your organisation and well-planned training is a great way to reward them for their involvement and commitment by enabling them…

6 April, 2018
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Finding images for your course

You’ve created an amazing e-learning course and all you have to do now is add some images. Easy right? You just Google for images to match the content on the slides and add them to your course. Well, no…

22 February, 2018
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Demise of Flash

A number of videos you see on the Internet are in Flash format. YouTube used Flash for their videos as standard for a long time, but this has been changed in favour…

31 January, 2018
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Training Tracker client wins Law Society award for Best Training Firm

Training Tracker client and Kent Solicitors firm, Martin Tolhurst, has won the prestigious Excellence in Learning and Development category in the Law Society's…

6 December, 2017
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Training Tracker just got even better!

The launch of our new interface makes Training Tracker even simpler to use, more intuitive and more engaging than ever…

15 November, 2017
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Mandatory training – where should I start?

You need to create a training module to fulfil a mandatory obligation. How about thinking of the questions…

1 February, 2016
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Editing photos online

Ever needed to crop, resize or brighten up a photo when working on a computer which didn't have any photo editing software installed?

18 January, 2016
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Elearning not the right medium? Try a blended approach

It may be painful to acknowledge but elearning is certainly not be the best medium for every kind of subject matter. Of course, elearning is brilliant at what it's good at but…

4 January, 2016
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Keeping your modules fresh

Well done! You've created a brilliant module and made it active. Now you can forget about it, right?…

21 December, 2015
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Reinventing wheels

At Training Tracker we don't believe in reinventing the wheel. That's why we have enabled users to share modules.

7 December, 2015
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