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DevLearn 2014 Conference Review

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DevLearn.  wedding reception was in the same corridor as the DevLearn event.   Best Product at DevLearn 2014. iSpring -  I have iSpring Pro as a better product that Articulate Studio.   They just push out advanced features faster than Articulate and if you are seeking a product that does a better job and is about several hundred dollars less than Studio, take a look. 

Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive


Still emanating from DevLearn two weeks ago, the buzz about the Experience API is resonating. In this case, xAPI is used with Articulate products to create job aids that track interactions while relief workers — in this case, research interviewers — are out in the field. My former coworker, Mira Mendlovitz of W.W. That’s also not the only xAPI-focused event coming up.

DevLearn 2015 Recap


Team Trivantis® took a field trip to Las Vegas last week for DevLearn 2015. Of course, it wasn’t all fun and games at DevLearn 2015. Our newest feature, Responsive Course Design™ (RCD), generated a lot of buzz at DevLearn. It was clear at DevLearn that more and more companies are moving to the cloud. We hope to see you next year at DevLearn 2016! We’re back!

DevLearn Day 2

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Back for another exciting review of DevLearn’s Expo.  So what will you read today about? For example, there were several vendors making their debut – as in their solution – at DevLearn. A few of which were literally startups. Anyway, without further adieu – I name my DevLearn Product of the Show (drum roll or finger snaps please). If you are going to make your debut in the United States (their HQ is in Moscow, RU) at DevLearn no less, then show the product. That’s it from DevLearn. Knowing your audience. What’s next? Hapyak.

I need new pencils for Sketchnoting DevLearn


The Elearning Guild’s annual DevLearn Conference & Expo is by far the industry’s leading event. This year I’m teaching a preconference workshop titled Storyboard to Storyline , which is more about how the elearning authoring tool, Articulate Storyline , fits in the workflow of a project rather than the tool itself. That time of year is quickly approaching. Sketchnoting. Elearnin

Updated E-Leaning Authoring Tools Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

October 27, 2014 |  DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop: E-Learning 101  | Las Vegas, NV. Uncategorized 508 Adobe Captivate analysis articulate Articulate Storyline Articulate Studio authoring tools captivate design development e-learning e-learning design eLearning lectora mobile resources You may not agree with some of my assessments, and that’s okay! Notable Changes.

Our Takeaways from DevLearn 2011

E-learning Uncovered

This week I attended my first DevLearn, and as hyped as it was in the months prior to the event, it did not disappoint. DevLearn is one of the largest events in the learning industry; according to the conference website, 1,747 people registered for the event. Uncategorized conferences devlearnSurprisingly, though, it didn’t feel impersonal to me. Here are my highlights.

Agile Instructional Design

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At the recent DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas, I attended a presentation on agile instructional design by Megan Torrance. Adult Learning Principles eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles Articulate authoring tools design elearning eLearning course design instructional design mobile learning storyline

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Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

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Articulate Storyline – $1,398 per license (they seem to be into the “everything must go” marketing angle where a “until the end of the month” is becoming a staple. Articulate Studio – also offering a special deal at $1,398 but you also get Studio 13 for free – limited deal. Fear #1 – Evil Clown Pricing. So why the fear? Lectora X.6

#DevLearn 2015 Sessions That Impressed

eLearning Cyclops

I recently returned from the DevLearn 2015 Conference , which is always an incredibly inspiring learning experience. No PowerPoint on the resources page, but here is Art’s SlideShare - [link] Interactive Video for eLearning Designers David Anderson David provided some creative ideas for using video and even showed some tips and tricks in Articulate StoryLine. FYI: No PPT, but David works for Articulate, which has the Rapid eLearning Blog and the eLearning Heroes site both of which are chock full of tips and resources. DevLearn ISD


How to Create an Interactive Image Template

Rapid eLearning

Join David Anderson and me for a fun and active  hands-on workshop prior to Devlearn. Going to Devlearn? Swing by the Articulate booth and say hello. Articulate Storyline e-learning E-learning Examples Freebies PowerPoint Templates Tutorials UncategorizedThis is a great solution for those who don’t have graphic design skills or access to a graphic designer. The

Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014

E-learning Uncovered

DevLearn : October 29-31, 2014, Las Vegas, NV. And we’re now offering free webinars, starting with a comparison of e-learning authoring tools on January 31 from 12pm to 1pm EST. The Articulate , Adobe , and Lectora websites are also good resources when looking for training on authoring tools. highly recommend the Articulate community forum: E-Learning Heroes. I’ve solved many of my development issues by searching or posting on this forum. There are groups for Lectora , Captivate , and Articulate Storyline and Studio. mLearnCon : June 24-26, 2014 , San Diego, CA.


Create an Interactive Course Using a Single Image

Rapid eLearning

Join David Anderson and me for a fun and active  hands-on workshop prior to Devlearn. Going to Devlearn? Swing by the Articulate booth and say hello. Articulate Storyline e-learning E-learning Examples Freebies PowerPoint Templates UncategorizedThis post gives you a two-fer: that’s two freebies for one. The template is free for you to download and use as you wish.

Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

Going to Devlearn? Swing by the Articulate booth and say hello. Articulate Storyline e-learning Freebies PowerPoint Templates UncategorizedThings tend to slow down in the summer. A lot of people are on vacation and not a lot of work is being done. It’s also a time to prep for a new school year. Why There are 16 free PowerPoint templates and 15 free Storyline templates.

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference

E-learning Uncovered

We hope to see you in Orlando next year for Learning Solutions or in Vegas in the fall for DevLearn! Uncategorized articulate Articulate Storyline Articulate Studio authoring tools e-learning e-learning design Learning Solutions Conference LSCon Two weeks ago, the entire Artisan team had the opportunity to attend the Learning Solutions conference in Orlando. As usual, we had a great time. We had the honor of hosting two concurrent sessions, two morning buzz sessions, showcasing three courses in the SolutionFest competition. You can find his PPT presentation here.

E-Learning Tidbits: Free Stock Photos & Award Winners

Rapid eLearning

Articulate Guru Award Winners. Articulate just announced the Guru Award winners. I’ll have to say this year was one of the best because we had so many diverse and creative submissions. Here is an article that highlights the Articulate Guru winners and links to the demos. In either case, they show off some of the capabilities and features of the Articulate tools.

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DevLearn 2013 Summary


In late October an annual eLearning conference dedicated to training within companies -  DevLearn 2013  – was held in Las Vegas. In this article, I would like to share with you some highlights and observations from the DevLearn 2013. Let’s start from a well-known vendor – Articulate, which continues to develop tools for tests. HapYak  has been also presented at DevLearn 2013.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

I was thrilled to be accepted to speak and asked to serve on a panel at my first DevLearn experience! Both brought this session to DevLearn to highlight some of the tools that I think are most worth checking out. Uncategorized conferences design devlearn examples html5Both sessions ended up with a packed house, and I was glad to receive lots of great questions and feedback.

DevLearn's DemoFest Webinar

eLearning Cyclops

FYI: If you are an Articulate user, Kevin Thorn (a.k.a. Over at the eLearning Guild they posted the recorded  DemoFest 2010 Highlights Webinar. I was lucky enough to attend the webinar last week and it was great to see the winners show off their work and learn about the design and development of these great courses. LearnNuggets ) provides some great tips and tricks during his portion of the webinar (Mission: Turfgrass). Head over to the eLearning Guild and check out the  DemoFest 2010 Highlights Webinar. Learning Courses ISD e-Learning e-Learning Guild

DevLearn, Reflected #dl10

Learning Visions

As always, the eLearning Guild puts on a great show and this year’s DevLearn in San Fran was no exception. His slides should be up soon on the DevLearn site. Heading home completely exhausted and in dire need of a foot rub – good signs of all the action there was. It’s really cool to talk to hear what eLearning challenges (and triumphs) people are facing in their own organizations. Talking non-stop at DemoFest for two hours DemoFest is a blast but boy oh boy is it exhausting. My voice is shot from that experience…that’s for sure. ITC Garamond wins!) In teresting stuff. Intrigued?

xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear


We shifted out of 1st gear at DevLearn last year. Between November 2014’s xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI track at DevLearn 2014, we hit our stride. Myra Travin came from across town in Seattle to articulate the field of learning experience design in a way that really made sense. You might be surprised to find out we’re in 2nd gear. What happened at xAPI Camp Amazon?

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Create Hand-Drawn Graphics in PowerPoint + Free Download

E-learning Uncovered

Oct 27 |  DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop: E-Learning 101  | Las Vegas, NV. Oct 29 | DevLearn Concurrent Session: Don’t Let Your Interface Get in the Way of Your User | Las Vegas, NV. Nov 6 – 7 | E-Learning Tools Training: Articulate Storyline. Nov 18 – Dec 16 | ATD: Articulate Storyline Certificate. Click here to download the PowerPoint file. Enjoy!


3 Visual Design Tips to Make Your Presentation Slides Pop

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Tom's made a habit of this though, and you'll see that even on the presentation he did at DevLearn 2010. The Articulate community has some really cool hand-drawn assets for download. articulate visuals lrnchat design presentationCammy Bean is hilarious - and she's also just spot on. Some months back she wrote about her newly discovered syndrome - SoMeFat. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

What Instructional Designers Don’t Want to Hear

Rapid eLearning

October : Las Vegas (Devlearn). I’ll be at Devlearn for a presentation on How to Make Community Part of Your Training. Swing by the Articulate booth and say hello. I love the weekly elearning challenges. They get us to do things we may not often do on our own. We get to practice new techniques and think through different ideas. always find those a great source of inspiration.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

I was thrilled to be accepted to speak and asked to serve on a panel at my first DevLearn experience! Both brought this session to DevLearn to highlight some of the tools that I think are most worth checking out. Uncategorized conferences design devlearn examples html5Both sessions ended up with a packed house, and I was glad to receive lots of great questions and feedback.

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference

E-learning Uncovered

Rod and I had the chance to go to Las Vegas last week for DevLearn 12.  Articulate Studio 13 Coming Next Year. Find out more on the   Articulate website. The post Recap of The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered Here are some of my top takeaways. Tin Can API. Tin Can API (now called Experience API) is being called the next generation of SCORM. Using a subject/verb/object model, Tin Can can track learning experiences such as   “ I read a book “  or   “ I taught a course. Mobile: From Talking to Doing.

DevLearn 2011: My Impressions

Sudden Insight

Summary: DevLearn is a great place for e-learning developers to gather and compare notes, and meet their peers. attended the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas last week. I had a great time, and met a number of my peers, including some whose work I’ve respected for years – people like Ruth Clark, Michael Allen and Clark Quinn. My highlights were the Allen Interactions and Articulate booths. Articulate’s new authoring tool is called Storyline. I’ve been on the beta for this product the last several months. This was my first DevLearn conference.

DevLearn2011 I’ll Take My Rapid eLearning to Go

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One of the buzz words at DevLearn 2011 was ‘mLearning’ (mobile learning). eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy Mobile Learning Articulate devlearn rapid authoring toolsShare. Tweet. Pin It. Clearly there is a demand for people to be able to learn ‘on the go’. Accessing course content on smart phones, iPads and other mobile devices is appealing for a whole range of reasons. We all know the reasons, but what does it [.].

Getting a job as an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

Captivate, Articulate, Lectora, and Camtasia are the big off-the-shelf authoring tools that seem to come up in a lot of job postings. The ELearning Uncovered series includes an Articulate and Lectora handbook. Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate has written a great post Do You Need an Instructional Design Degree? This post is my response to those emails. Well – make something up!

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Rapid eLearning – Catch your Learner – Hook, Line and Sinker

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With the rise of software like Articulate, we now have the tools to rapidly create good-looking eLearning courses without the need for programming expertise. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development devlearn eLearning content instructional design rapid authoring toolsShare. Tweet. Pin It. The great challenge for eLearning designers and developers is to build interesting courses while working within a limited timeframe. But how can you catch your learner’s full attention? How can you [.].

Fewer Full-Sized Courses. More learning snacks, ePubs, Videos, and Reference Tools

Bottom-Line Performance

One of the top 10 hits on our blog site in 2012 was a blog about converting an Articulate course to an ePub using iBooks Author. When we presented on this topic at mLearn 2012 and DevLearn 2012, our sessions were full. This is an excerpt from  Sharon Boller’s  newest white paper,  Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. complete. ePubs. Videos. BLP News

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Unlike SCORM, Tin Can API is also easy to implement and major players like Articulate , Lectora , and Blackboard have already adopted Tin Can. It’s launching at DevLearn 2012. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing. mLearning in the classroom…and in the workplace.

DevLearn2011 eLearning Trends

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Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy devlearn Master elearning CourseShare. Tweet. Pin It. Well I’m alive…just about! What a week at DevLearn2011 in Las Vegas, so many highlights! It was also an amazing trip as I had never been to Vegas before. It certainly is sensory overload. feel my office is quite boring now as there’s no constant ‘ding, ding, ding’ of the slot machines or flashing [.].

Tim’s Top 5 BIGGEST (little) Features in Articulate Storyline 2

E-learning Uncovered

If you haven’t already heard the big news, Articulate released their first major update to their award-winning rapid e-learning authoring tool, bringing us to Articulate Storyline 2. With all of the new and exciting updates Articulate has brought to Storyline 2, it’s easy to miss the little features that make this tool so easy (and fun) to use. Let us know by commenting below.