30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples
JULY 14, 2016
What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? For example, the Instructional Designer or eLearning Developer demo in my portfolio is based on an activity I originally created for a health care client. For many people, the best solution is creating new content from scratch. Create handouts in PowerPoint.
eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging
AUGUST 27, 2015
One of the ways I become a better eLearning designer is by finding good examples and trying to replicate the elements I like. Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course. Yukon was bold in selecting a compliance course as an example and kudos to them for showing us a better approach. Well done!
Download Adobe Captivate Example Courses
AUGUST 7, 2014
Looking for Captivate example courses to feed your creativity? So, where can you go to get Captivate example courses with source files to download? You can find the latest source files here: Captivate Example Courses. Also, here is another helpful resource if you are only interested in Captivate 8 example courses: Captivate 8 Responsive Example Courses. Good news!
5 Good E-learning Examples Created Using Lectora Inspire
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
1 Let us now look at 5 examples of online courses developed using Lectora Inspire. This scenario-based online learning example uses the features of Lectora Inspire to provide a “flip book-like” experience to the learner, which goes a long way in explaining the learning content in an interesting manner. Sales Process 1. Word Scramble 2. Source: madhurimagr. Venipuncture 5.
4 Smart Ways to Create mLearning
This high-energy session looks at four smart approaches for creating effective mobile learning. Learn about different examples of mobile learning and which authoring tool is right for you We drill down on important aspects of successful mobile learning authoring, including responsive design, device orientation, use of video, and delivering and tracking mobile learning.
3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Over the years, it has not only maintained its strength of creating seamless software training simulations, but has also evolved as a full fledged and powerful e-learning rapid authoring tool with the ability to create amazing interactive, scenario-based, guided, and other e-learning courses. Let’s see a few sample e-learning courses developed by CommLab India using this very tool.
Creating PDF Forms
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JULY 5, 2016
Whether you are creating a form from scratch or updating an existing one, I bet I can show you a few things you didn't know about PDF forms. Creating a New PDF Form. Regardless of which application you use to create the initial document, you can make it into a form in Adobe Acrobat. Keep in mind that if you can print a document, you can usually create a PDF.
How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Several studies have found learners can remember information in a narrative format better than bullet points (for example, Glonek & King, as cited in Kapp, 2014). One strategy for creating a narrative is delivering content with two narrators having a conversation rather than the traditional approach of a single narrator lecturing. Example. Advantages. Who is your audience?
PowerPoint: Create an Infographic
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 29, 2012
by AJ George If you need to create an Infographic, there are better programs than PowerPoint that you could use. In the example below I want to have the arrow shape start on this slide and seamlessly continue onto the next slide when I collage them together. From the top of the screen, click the Create New Collage tool. Opt for a Simple Background.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. Secret 3: Create Your Own Performance Support Tools. capital. You’re.
4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects
AUGUST 27, 2013
This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. Authoring Tool eLearning tools training eLearning projects eLearning samples online samples training projects If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio! Locate all [.].
Create Love in the Classroom
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
(Originally created for Litmos blog 8/2016). This does not create motivation, this creates people who are on CareerBuilder. My response, in this case is…”We can’t make him drink, but we can add sugar to the water to make it more tasty” In other words, we can create an active learning environment so people care and become interested. So, What?
4 Excellent Examples of E-learning Courses
AUGUST 17, 2016
In this blog, I would like to share 4 inspiring e-learning courses that’ll help you come up with good ideas to create memorable learning experiences. Well, movie-based learning will help you grab learners’ attention as it creates a deeper neural connection with the content. Scores, count-downs, levels, challenges, sound effects that create a gaming feel. Why we like it!
3 Engaging Samples of Gamified E-learning Developed in 2016
DECEMBER 27, 2016
Here at CommLab, we are well aware of how the inclusion of game elements or gamification in e-learning can create a better impact on learners. At the same time, we know gamification has to be used in the right way to create the right impact. In this blog, we will highlight three gamified samples developed this year. We have used gamification in many of our courses.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
little emphasis on creating an environment in which. She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. Now, what Sue did in our example scenario wasn’t. create their own journey to proficiency, we can create. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR.
Seven musts for creating effective elearning
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Many new eLearning authors create eLearning with a presentation (PowerPoint) mindset. But creating a course is very different from creating a presentation. This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules. Based on your course goal, you can create one or more (learning) objectives. I’ts a must have!
Cool Interactive Video Example for E-Learning
AUGUST 16, 2016
Earlier I shared a nice example of a gamified elearning course. Today I’d like to share a really neat example of an interactive video scenario. This example comes via the fine folks at SpongeUk who do some really cool work and said I can share it. View the Interactive Video Example. I believe that was the case with this example. Upcoming E-Learning Events.
Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
This term has been creating a lot of buzz for the past few years. This in turn can help in creating a ‘learner centric’ learning experience and environment. For example, the incapability of learning platforms to capture learning experiences, accurately and meaningfully is one big hindrance. I am sure you already know about ‘analytics’. Well, yes. How does it work for eLearning?
How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint
APRIL 24, 2014
Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. To create interactive and attractive online courses, you just need to know how to utilize the advanced capabilities available to you. Here are some Do’s and Don’ts for creating engaging eLearning courses entirely with PowerPoint: Do. Example. Don’t.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
They created short, bitesize videos in. NEXT YEAR" Gather examples of how social interaction, whether online or offline, led to. Rather than creating. precious resources creating a context. from YouTube or Pinterest, for example. Create a place where. they have created, then curate it into. Creating and embedding development pathways. and not.
Here Are Some Cool E-Learning Examples
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Reviewing elearning examples is a great way to learn. You find inspiration to prompt your own ideas and by deconstructing the courses, you learn to use your elearning software to create something similar. Here are some really nice elearning examples that I’ve seen in the community recently. E-Learning Example: Hero Land. Click to view the elearning example.
How to Create Tomorrow’s Learning Today
JANUARY 23, 2017
This transformation of learning from designing formal training to creating on-demand learning experiences requires learning leaders to shift their mindset, budget and give up some control to their learners. Content ranges from MOOCs to Micro Masters, certificates and nanodegrees where learners create their own learning pathways for career development. Jeanne C.
Not All Micro-Learning is Created Equal
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
A single piece of micro-learning content, for example, might be a short video that’s just a few minutes long and contain a few key points or tips on single topic. Videos, for example, in the 60 to 90 second range are consumed, but are so short that little content can be successfully conveyed. The average successful podcast, for example, is 22 minutes long.
How To: Creating the Mindflash Example Course
APRIL 6, 2015
Many customers have reached out to Mindflash recently asking how we created our Mindflash Example Courses so we decided to put together a blog post to share the steps we followed. This article will walk you through the best tools to use and the best practices to follow in order to create the best video and audio for your online course. Voice Overs and Screen Captures. Zoom H4n.
Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience
JANUARY 7, 2017
An ideal Virtual Reality (VR) learning experience should be designed to create engaging interactions that help the learner assimilate new information, ideas and concepts resulting in the acquisition of new skills transferable skills. Good examples and overall design strategies are outlined in a new, free online publication by the Masie Group called VR Learn: Virtual Reality and Learning.
Check Out This Gamified E-Learning Example
AUGUST 2, 2016
Gamified E-Learning Example. Key Points of Gamified E-Learning Example. Created custom navigation rather than use the default player. Timer based interactivity to create a sense of urgency. One of the best ways to build better elearning is by looking at different examples , deconstruct them, and then apply what you learn to your own courses. Progress indicators.
Scenario example: Chainsaw training!
JUNE 2, 2016
More scenario examples. In that section, you’ll find more scenario examples , along with a research summary, a link to all scenario posts, and some tips on using Twine , the free editor I used to create the scenario in this post. Scenario design activity ideas branching scenarios client management examples needs analysisI wrote it to make a point. Spoiler alert!
How To Create Engaging ELearning
JUNE 19, 2015
Creating online courses today is easy. Creating effective and engaging elearning content is a little more difficult. If you are unsure on how to create more engaging courses for your elearning program, then the infographic below (created by TalentLMS ) briefly outlines best-practice methodology. ELearning courses that engage the learner are often the most effective.
Captivate 8 Custom Motion Effect Example
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
I created a Captivate activity with a custom effect using motion and scaling to animate two cars driving away to the horizon. I had to re-create the effect a second time and save it with a new name. If I was creating an activity like this again, I might use Shared Actions instead of Standard Actions. Are you feeling inspired to create something like this yourself?
How to Create an Interactive Image Template
AUGUST 18, 2015
Interactive Image Example. Here are some tutorials that walk through how I created the zoom in and out effect in this elearning template. Tutorial 2: Create the zoom in and out effect (this is the main tutorial). As a bonus, I used the same image to create a free PowerPoint template. Create additional slides in the template and add the characters. Updated agenda.
How to Create Sticky Learning
MARCH 1, 2017
Corporate learning content might not end up on the nightly news’ rundown of viral videos anytime soon, but that shouldn’t preclude learning leaders from aiming high when it comes to creating learning that begs employees to text their friends about it, and more importantly to take action because of it. Stories: Use as many anecdotal examples as possible to demonstrate the message in action.
Creating Effective Job Aids – Common Mistakes to avoid
AUGUST 20, 2015
L & D teams are now emphasizing on creating a coherent learning environment for their employees, by using job aids to complement the courses. Here are a few common mistakes that can, and should be avoided when creating job aids. For example, job aids are merged into a single bank of online documents without sorting or giving a search option.
Learn to create infographics like a boss!
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 9, 2016
You will also get started with a very cool free tool for creating infographics online: Piktochart. Bring with you: examples, ideas, and some creative juice! Anybody who wants to understand how to use and create attention-grabbing infographics. Infographics with Piktochart: Quick Start. An effective infographic has the power to inform, impress, and influence. As learning tools, infographics can support learning transfer and retention. On top of all that, they are FUN to concoct! You will be introduced to some infographics that work well--and some that do not.
How to Convince Higher Ups That “Fun” eLearning Is Good Business
APRIL 2, 2013
We use examples from real projects to help you uncover the best way to meet these challenges in your organization. When we add game elements and/or highly visual interactions to learning, we create a more powerful experience that can motivate and engage learners in ways that “Click NEXT to continue reading with stock photography” courses never will. A photo-driven example.
Secret to Creating Self-Motivated Learners
JUNE 5, 2014
It can also be a great way to collect examples. When was the last time you got excited about learning something new? Maybe it was the first time you said something in another language or played a song on a musical instrument. Why was this experience exciting? Your learners’ interest in your association’s educational offerings works the same way. Offer what they want. Get them involved.
3 Articulate Storyline E-learning Samples
OCTOBER 28, 2016
In this blog, we will explore the features that have made this tool a favorite of developers and discuss some sample e-learning courses developed using the articulate storyline tool. Create customized presentation patterns. Using this tool, videos with real scenarios can be created. This helps you create watch-try-do simulations easily. Design effective assessments.