January 25, 2013
By now you must have realized that I love reading books, especially if they are related to eLearning, Instructional Design, mLearning, or Captivate. This time I picked up books authored by Kevin Siegel, who is a fantastic trainer and a fabulous person with a great sense of humor.
I’ve attended some of his face-to-face and online trainings in the past and he has a magic mantra of keeping the audience engaged in the class throughout the session. There’s absolutely no dull moment in his class and I really admire him for that! So, my self-assigned task while reading these books was to gauge if his books were as engaging and effective as his training sessions are!
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November 30, 2012
A few days back, I started reading Damien’s Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 book. I would say that it’s a great resource for people who wish to learn and master Adobe Captivate 6. It’s a comprehensive guide to help you create your eLearning course from start to end, and covers everything from pre-production to publishing stage.
Here are some of the striking features of this book: Continue reading…
January 18, 2012
I just finished reading this amazing book today and I’m glad I did!
I love the way Dr. Jimenez narrates the book in the form of a story which is full of events, observations and experiences. It’s like he is teaching how to create scenario-based learning courses in a scenario-based book!
Everything he talks about in the book has a small little story associated with it. I also like the cool titles he uses for the chapters, which go as Bucket List, Awake at Night, True Chatter, etc. At the end of each chapter, the author directs you to view a course and answer a few questions which allow the readers to think and respond. The language he uses is casual and conversational and at no point you feel that you are reading a ‘boring’ book Continue reading…