SharePoint 2013, Lync Courseware Review

I often get asked for suggestions for courseware. Not all training providers have their own material for all products. So here are a couple of quick reviews of courseware for a couple of increasingly popular topics. My aim is to Continue Reading

Guides to Quick Reference Guides

Over the next few weeks I will have to put together some quick reference guides for assorted courses.

There is a growing shift way from conventional printed manuals to on-line versions and double sided printed quick reference guides. Driven by cost, and the reasonable suspicion that most manuals wind up as book ends.

I have found some interesting resources while preparing for this that I thought I would share with you. Continue Reading

What makes good courseware?

For office applications, the smorgasbord structure can be fine. In this approach the manual covers a list of features appropriate to the level.

For more complex software, I find courseware that follows the process of using the software to do a task is better. This is a major weakness of much of the Dreamweaver and Acrobat courseware I have encountered. The successful use of this approach is why I use and recommend of the Captivate work books by IconLogic
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