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Getting Started in eLearning

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Well, the eLearning Industry site has released " How to Become an eLearning Professional ," an ebook of tips for people interested in getting started. know not everyone is interested in the graduate school route and in that case you may look to certificate programs or workshops whether at an academic institution or through groups like ASTD or the eLearning Guild. Good luck and don''t forget to check out the " How to Become an eLearning Professional " ebook. ASTD e-Learning e-Learning Guild ISD It has practical advice from 23 leaders in the field.

A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets

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January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Louis (ASTD). March : Knoxville, TN ( Smokey Mountain ASTD ). April 10 : Jacksonville, FL (ASTD). April : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro It’s hard to believe but another year’s come and gone. Free E-Learning Templates.

A Simple PowerPoint Technique to Make Your E-Learning Courses Look Good

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July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town for business so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). Tidbits.

How to Find Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

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July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town for business so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). Tidbits.

The Guiding Principle for all Rapid E-Learners

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July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town for business so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). Easy enough.

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#ASTDTK14 Review

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On the expo side, and I know ASTD Events are going to disagree with me (err, they already have via Linkedin), I wasn’t overly impressed on the number of vendors’ booths.  eLearning Brothers – Added more templates – including new skins for Storyline, more cutout people images positions and ebook templates with some very cool capabilities. Overall, the sessions were very strong and even though the expo floor did not have as many vendors as I would hope, according to ASTD, 50% of the exhibitors already renewed. . I’m glad for them. like Tin Can.

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5 Free Desktop Image Editors for E-Learning

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January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Louis (ASTD). April 10 : Jacksonville, FL (ASTD). April : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro I’m always asked what skills a rapid elearning designer should have. One of the most important skills is basic image editing. Picasa.

3 Ways to Make Your E-Learning Course Look Like a Comic Book

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July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town for business so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). That’s OK.

Here’s a Simple Screencasting Tip That Will Save Time & Frustration

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April 17 : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. July: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). also do quite a few webinars. Tidbits.

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Free Images for Your Safety Training Courses

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October 7 & 8 : Dallas (ASTD). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider''s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The post Free Images for Your Safety Training Courses appeared first on The Rapid eLearning Blog I was building a demo for a workshop and needed a few safety training images. Fortunately Microsoft has some decent images available on their site. Section 8.1

Wearable Computing Technology In Learning

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ASTD ICE 2013 | May 19 – 22 | Dallas, TX, USA | Stand #839. FREE eBook. We’ve been tracking the growth of wearable computing devices and associated technology as they are likely to have interesting implications for learning technology. Rauch). Using a wearable computer for continuous learning and support , (yes, Springer, costs money 40 USD!). The Provision of context.

5 Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

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Tidbits: Here’s a list of some of my upcoming speaking events and conferences: May 22-25 : Orlando, FL— ASTD International Conference & Expo. June 8: Philadelphia, PA (ASTD)— How to Cultivate Communities of Practice. June 9 : Langhorne, PA (ASTD)— Tips to Becoming an E-Learning Pro. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro

How to Build an E-Learning Template with No Money Down

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July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town for business so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). Typography.

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The Most Practical Rapid E-Learning Tips from 2012

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If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro I’m always sensitive to the elearning developers who have to work with limited resources and usually by themselves. Rapid E-Learning Tips & Tricks. How to Create Interactive E-Learning.

Over 150 Free Fonts to Use in Your E-Learning Courses

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April 21 : Nashville, TN ASTD: Rapid E-Learning 101 and Building Shared Practice Communities. May 22-25 : Orlando, FL— ASTD International Conference & Expo. June 8: Philadelphia, PA (ASTD Greater Philadelphia Chapter)— How to Cultivate Communities of Practice. June 9 : Langhorne, PA (ASTD Mid New Jersey Chapter)— Tips to Becoming an E-Learning Pro. Quick Overview.

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10 Advantages Of Leveraging LMS For Blended Learning

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ASTD ICE 2013 | May 19 – 22 | Dallas, TX, USA | Stand #839. FREE eBook. Earlier I had shared the 8 things to follow while implementing blended learning via an LMS. For some of you the question might still be – why should my, or any organization for that matter, implement blended learning via an LMS? For Administrators. Streamlined training process. Technology leverage.

Are You Qualified to Build E-Learning Courses?

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July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). It’s a good question.

How to Create Interactive E-Learning

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July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). What a waste of time!

How to Build an E-Learning Template in 30 Seconds

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If you’re interested in having a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. August 30 : Honolulu, HI ( ASTD Hawaii ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23: Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). October 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro

15 Free Display Graphics to Use with Your E-Learning Courses

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If you’d like me to come to your area, the best bet is to connect with a group like your local ISPI or ASTD chapter and have them contact me. November 14: Minneapolis, MN (ASTD)—Articulate Workshop: Build Interactive E-Learning…Rapidly. December 8 : Charlotte, NC (ASTD)— Rapid E-Learning Design. I’ll also be doing a free Articulate jam session while in town. Folder. TV Monitor.

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25 More Free Display Graphics for Your E-Learning Courses

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November 4: San Diego, CA (ASTD)— Your Turn to Learn. November 14: Minneapolis, MN (ASTD)—Articulate Workshop: Build Interactive E-Learning…Rapidly. December 8 : Charlotte, NC (ASTD)— Rapid E-Learning Design. I’ll also be doing a free Articulate jam session while in town. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro

How Can Infographics Produce Better E-Learning Courses?

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April 10 : Jacksonville, FL ( NEFL ASTD ). April 17 : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ). July: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). August: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro

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Another Free PowerPoint Template & Learning Interaction

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October 7 & 8: Dallas (ASTD). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider''s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The post Another Free PowerPoint Template & Learning Interaction appeared first on The Rapid eLearning Blog Here’s a template I created for a recent workshop on how to create an exploratory learning interaction. That’s what I did in the demo below.

7 Free Handwritten Fonts for Your E-Learning Courses

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If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro I like to use handwritten fonts in my courses. They work well when I add them to speech bubbles, callouts, or captions. also like the contrast a handwritten font adds to a more formal design. Da Font.

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More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!

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If you’re at the ASTD event check out one of the sessions or swing by the Articulate booth. Here’s a list of upcoming conferences and presentations: August 16 : Atlanta, GA—ASTD: I’ll be doing two sessions, a pre-conference workshop on elearning (3 hours) and the other on elearning graphics. October 25: Baton Rouge, LA (ASTD)—Webinar. From The Rapid E-Learning Blog.

More Answers to Your E-Learning Questions

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Usually the local ASTD, ISPI, or STC chapters contact me about doing workshops. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider''s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The post More Answers to Your E-Learning Questions appeared first on The Rapid eLearning Blog I’ve just finished a number of workshops and capped it off with a session at Devlearn. Is there an easy way to do this?

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Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.

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January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Louis (ASTD). March : Knoxville, TN ( Smokey Mountain ASTD ). April 10 : Jacksonville, FL (ASTD). April : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro There are three core questions that help guide the development of an elearning course.

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Use This Free E-Learning Template to Inspire Your Next M-Learning Course

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Tidbits: Here’s a list of some of my other upcoming speaking events and conferences: June 8: Philadelphia, PA (ASTD)— How to Cultivate Communities of Practice. June 9 : Langhorne, PA (ASTD)— Tips to Becoming an E-Learning Pro. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro like to take that time to doodle and play around with ideas.

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The Next Generation of E-Learning

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July 18: Knoxville, TN ( Smoky Mountain ASTD ). July 25: Portland, OR (ASTD). July 31: Austin, TX (ASTD). I’ll be in town so the Austin ASTD is hosting a free Articulate jam session. August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23 & 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). And that’s good.

7 Ways to Create Characters for Your Online Training Courses

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October 7 & 8 : Dallas (ASTD). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider''s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The post 7 Ways to Create Characters for Your Online Training Courses appeared first on The Rapid eLearning Blog In this post we’ll review seven ways to create characters for your online training courses. Create Characters by Customizing Clip Art. Sign up here.

Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses

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August 16 : Atlanta, GA—ASTD: I’ll be doing two sessions, a pre-conference workshop on elearning (3 hours) and the other on elearning graphics. September 15 : Lincoln, NE (ASTD)— Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro. $80 for an all day workshop is a good value and worth the trip if you’re close to Nebraska. I’m also doing a free Articulate jam session while in town. Do it. Details to follow.

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Here’s a Bucketful of Free Office Themed E-Learning Templates & Media Assets

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August 15 & 16: Houston, TX ( ASTD Houston ). August 30 : Honolulu, HI ( ASTD Hawaii ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23: Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). October 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro good example is with office-themed templates.

Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

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January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Louis (ASTD). March : Knoxville, TN ( Smokey Mountain ASTD ). April 10 : Jacksonville, FL (ASTD). April : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro It’s inspired by a Christmas tree with the green background and colored bulbs.

8 Things To Follow While Implementing Blended Learning Via An LMS

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ASTD ICE 2013 | May 19 – 22 | Dallas, TX, USA | Stand #839. FREE eBook. In our earlier blog post, 5 Tips For Managing Blended Learning Through An LMS , we had discussed the ways in which organizations can mix different teaching materials and tools into an integrated learning experience using an LMS. But what about those that still haven’t treaded these waters? Training.

Are These the Three E-Learning Books You Would Recommend?

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December 8 : Charlotte, NC (ASTD)— Rapid E-Learning Design. I’ll also be doing a free Articulate jam session while in town. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). Louis (ASTD). March : Knoxville, TN ( Smokey Mountain ASTD ). April : Virginia ( SEVA ASTD ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro

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Here’s How to Convert Click & Read to Interactive E-Learning

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October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23: Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). October 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The Interactive Trifecta. Relevance. Decision-making.

5 Tips to Make Rapid E-Learning Interactive

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August 30 : Honolulu, HI ( ASTD Hawaii ). October 17 : Bloomington, IL ( CIC-ASTD ). October 23: Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). October 24 : Milwaukee, WI ( SEWI-ASTD ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro When building rapid elearning with PowerPoint it can be a challenge to get away from linear courses.