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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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! 1. Locate all [.].
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. This is the wrong way.
Steps to make your Flash courses mobile compatible
For example, to translate a Flash course, you need to follow a very lengthy. Create advanced and interactive templates. Create 5-10 interactive templates which you can reuse in all. Create a prototype using the templates and some selected. Create 10 -15 reusable templates considering all the. to create high level interactivities or animations. to Html5.
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.
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.
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: 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.
Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI
Let’s look at an example of each type of objectives: - Course objective: Learners will be able to make 5 entries in a production database in 10 minutes. At the management level, the responsibility is to create the opportunities for. You can click here to see a sample of a blended evaluation schedule….or Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. But because.
Scenario example: Chainsaw training!
JUNE 2, 2016
More scenario examples. I’ve set up a scenario design headquarters on my site. 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. What’s the best way to teach people to cut down a tree? Spoiler alert!
Creating a Course Community
JUNE 29, 2015
How To Create an Online Community. As I’ve mentioned already, forums are a great (and easy) way to create an online community around your course offering. For example, there are businesses that find the Facebook group feature to be quite useful. Regardless of what you use to create your course community, do understand that it takes time and extra effort to implement.
3 Vital Steps For Creating Storyline Game Zen Part II
JUNE 23, 2016
There are many different ways to track and present the amount of tries someone has (or doesn’t have); it is really up to your imagination and the time you are willing to spend creating it. will be walking you through the method to create a simple attempt tracker and how it can be integrated into your Storyline game. In this example, I am giving them three chances.
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.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
And for good reason as it has many advantages: It offers a breadth of course topics, relevant to many, and readily available. 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. OTS courseware relieves overburdened trainers and human resource managers of. For example, you might schedule.
Example of Gamification Done Right
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
Done correctly it can really create an enjoyable learning experience. By way of example, consider the popular language learning program Duolingo. In my opinion it is one of the best examples of “gamification done right” Seriously, go see for yourself (it’s free to create an account). By way of example, sentences seem to be randomly generated.
How to create efficient quizzes?
DECEMBER 6, 2013
This engages the attention and creates reflection throughout the lesson. In that case this should be known to the student , so it doesn’t create pressure but curiosity. Example of an inappropriate question – first and second option are too similar. Example of feedback given after the student completed the question. Students shouldn’t only be listeners. Feedback?
Creating Smarter Closed Captions in Articulate Storyline
MARCH 11, 2016
Variables to Create. Create A Trigger for Your First Caption. Create a layer for your layout, calling it whatever you feel fits. With your CC layer still selected, create a text object to facilitate your CC text variable. trigger on the base layer that you will create next will tell the layout to automatically show the CC layer if it finds that ToggleCC = True.
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.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
online to create best practices and share. For example, organisations. Creating firm foundations 25. Data from a sample of 1,681 learners taking part in a Towards Maturity Learning Landscape Audit during 2015. We compared those responding 7, 8 or 9. (47% of sample) with those responding 1, 2 or 3 (20% of the sample). In-Focus. Report. Supported by. coaches.
How to Create Engaging Video-based eLearning
MAY 8, 2014
An example of this concept in action would be: when television shows ask viewers a multiple choice question before cutting to a commercial break. For example, a medical association could record a screencast of the mouse pointing to different parts of an organ to explain the human anatomy. Another example is showing a walk-through of computer software used for systems training.
3 Vital Steps for Creating Storyline Game Zen Part 1
JUNE 16, 2016
The first step to creating and keeping track of the score of a game is to make a new number variable called Total. The next step is to create another number variable equal to 0. For example, if we answered 2 out of 3 answers correctly, the percentage would turn into.66666/3 after we ran the calculation, which of course would be incorrect. Scoring and Percentage Variables.
How to Create Interactive eLearning Simulations in 3 Steps
JULY 22, 2016
In this post, let’s take a glance at what creating a scenario-based training with TalkMaster might look like. For example, you are a bank representative. Create one scene after another – “grow” your tree. Create scenes for feedback. Learn some more advanced tips for creating scenario-based training courses. Step 1. What is it important to ask first? Step 2.
Tips for Creating Sound Learning Objectives
JULY 18, 2016
From these steps, designers can decide how many sub-modules to create. For example, if the learner should acquire the skill of writing a memo, the course may actually involve a five-step course module that breaks down the components or skills involved. Title: Create the course Description: The training course should be built around learning objectives that contain critical components.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
is often wide: creating better management. can you do with the tools you have to create a. LEARN DISCUSS PROGRESS PRACTICE REVIEW STRUCTURE OF A PROFICIENCY JOURNEY 6 kineo.com firstname.lastname@example.org 312-846-6656 Let’s look at an example. creating around improving feedback. LEARN: TAKE TRAINING: We’ve created some great learning. practical case studies and examples.
Creating Effective Job Aids – Common Mistakes to avoid
AUGUST 20, 2015
As corporate training and eLearning is turning shorter and practical, the importance of job aids to supplement learning is getting highlighted. 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. 1.
How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google
JANUARY 19, 2016
Active Learning in the Online Classroom: Examples and Ideas
MARCH 2, 2015
It engages learners into activities that help them clarify, investigate, apply, create and integrate knowledge. Someone recently told me that they heard of an approach where all the boring content delivery lecture material is put online so that more active learning can take place in the classroom. They then asked me if this was the best approach for online learning?
eLearning: Create Icons Instantly with Iconion
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
AUGUST 1, 2014
by AJ Walther Previously I shared some tips for creating your own great looking flat design eLearning. Creating your own icons from scratch is also not terribly difficult. tool for quickly creating and customizing icons for use in eLearning. recurring trend in flat design is the use of simplified icons in lieu of detailed drawings, images, or photos.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
How to create and drive success. This is especially true for high technology markets -- take software, as an example. EVENT-BASED TRAINING ALONE DOES NOT WORK A classic example of event-based training: The annual sales kickoff meeting. matter of creating an experience that supports and engages salespeople right. Let’s take as an example the n.1 ENABLEMENT? sweep.
Tips For Creating Courses Quickly
JUNE 8, 2015
Wouldn’t it be great to have an unlimited amount of time to create your courses? As such, it is important to know some strategies to speed-up that allows us to create effective courses in a timely fashion. The tips below are particularly useful if you are creating online courses and are under a time-crunch. Unfortunately, this is almost never a possibility.
How to Create Successful Training
MARCH 24, 2015
There are different reasons why organizations create elearning courses. When you do create the activities keep in mind that they can be inside or outside of the course. I’ve worked on projects where we streamlined the presentation of information in an elearning module and then built practice activities with peer coaches on the floor. Inspiration: Cool elearning examples.
Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
Many times when organizational leaders decide to become more intentional about creating opportunities for collaboration, they simply don’t know where to start. The game plan for creating a collaborative company culture is so simple that it’s easy to miss, and it involves implementing an LMS, or an eLearning system. In 1915, Edward C. They are unstoppable and unlimited. Realtime chat.
3 Vital Steps For Creating Storyline Game Zen Part III
JULY 7, 2016
In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, I talked about how variables and attempt trackers are necessary when creating a captivating eLearning game. As there are many things that we can talk about that have to do with the aesthetics of a game, I picked three main points that must be on your radar while creating a game that will keep the user engaged. Aesthetics. Graphics. Audio.
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.