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How to Get the Most out of Your LMS Demo

Association eLearning

To help you make the most of your time, and land at the best solution for your association, here are the “Do’s and Don’ts” for LMS demos: Do. Most LMS demos are scheduled for 1 hour. Create scenarios to help guide the demo. While demo-ing potential systems you might be shown flashy features and think, “Wow! Make the most of your time. That’s cool! Share this on Facebook.

Adobe Captivate 7: Pan & Zoom Video Demos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        Last week, I showed you how to  trim portions of a Captivate Video Demo.   Captivate's Pan & Zoom feature, which is only available in Video Demos, is really two cool tools in one.   To add a Pan & Zoom in a Video Demo, first position the Playhead on the Timeline where you'd like the Pan & Zoom.

Adobe Captivate 7: Trim Video Demos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        The more I work with Captivate's Video Demo mode, the more I like it. If you have a need to demonstrate a quick concept, using Video Mode is the absolute fastest way to create eLearning.   To record a video using Video Demo mode, select Video Demo from the Create New area of Captivate's Welcome Screen.   Unlike a typical Software Simulation (where there are multiple slides and Timelines), a Video Demo consists of a single video and just one Timeline. Open or record a Video Demo.

Spotlight > New demos, reels, and more!

Enspire Learning

To ring in the weekend we’re pleased to share new learning demos, as well as some treats from our experience design and media arm, Houndstooth. The post Spotlight > New demos, reels, and more! Events Learning News Uncategorized Austin awards custom e-learning e-learning elearning Friday Spotlight Houndstooth video Frequently we blog about stuff we’re thinking.

It’s Demo Time

eLearning 24-7

Demo Time! Because the conversation will drive what happens next, seeing the demo. demo). You might think to yourself, that the goal of this approach is to identify what you are really seeking and thus when it comes to the demo, to focus only on that, rather then the entire system itself. employee size, what you are looking for in a solution, and that you want to see a demo of the product.  Even if you request quickly that you would like to see a demo, many sales people will continue to press for details over the phone. You want a one on one demo.

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Adobe Captivate: Edit Mouse Points in a Video Demo

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel. I was teaching a recent Adobe Captivate Advanced class how to create and edit a Video Demo using Captivate 6. One of my students agreed he could see many reasons to create a quick video of a computer process instead of using Captivate's capture other modes (Demo, Assessment, Training or Custom). In reality, once you've recorded a Video Demo, there is plenty you can do to it post-production. If you've recorded screen actions using Captivate's Demo mode, then you know that the mouse pointer is included during the capture by default.

A Tour Of Articulate Storyline Demos

The eLearning Coach

Check out the Articulate Storyline demos and examples to see what you can do with this new authoring tool. Post from: The eLearning Coach A Tour Of Articulate Storyline Demos. Authoring Tools

eLearning: Designing for Every Learner

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you are demoing a process to the learner and they are NOT to interact with the content, but just watch the demo, make sure that it's clear to the learner as well. I've seen courses that mix the two techniques without proper definition and clarity. If you'd like to attend some awesome  3-hour mini courses  that focus on eLearning,  check these out.

Agile eLearning development (3): Best practices, Demo’s, user stories and backlog

Challenge to Learn

In the previous post on agile eLearning development I wrote about culture. After every sprint there is a demo where the development team shows the result of the work of the past sprint. The product owner will check during the demo if the solutions build match the requirements from the user stories and will accept them (or not). I am present (as CEO) and some more colleagues.

eLearning Example: Demo Education Course

eLearning Brothers

This is an example eLearning course developed to demonstrate our  eLearning Templates  in action. eLearning Products used: Articulate Presenter Skin. eLearning Example Course Graphic Design Tips PortfolioObviously this is a fake course with placeholder content, but hopefully it inspires you as to what you can create with awesome templates. PowerPoint Layout Template.

Adobe Captivate 7: Publishing Video Demos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Over the past few weeks I've shown you how to trim portions of a Captivate Video Demo and how to Pan & Zoom. This week, I'm focusing on the Publishing process for Video Demos.   Publishing a Video Demo is, to put it mildly, different. If you're working with a Video Demo and go to publish, the assumption is that you want to publish, well, a video.

Call for papers/demos on #xAPI workshop during EC-Tel conference in September, Austria

Ignatia Webs

The workshop will therefore include both presentations and discussions of research insights (papers), as well as a demo and prototype slam. Demos describe novel prototypes, design studies, or tools, which can be shown and further discussed during the workshop. ARTEL14 will award the best paper and demo submitted. SGWID=0-164-6- 793341- 0 ).

Adobe Captivate 9 Review

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate Draft Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new adobe captivate 9 adobe captivate draft Captivate 9 Captivate Review Device Demo Multi-state objects rapid elearning Responsive eLearningGuest Blog by: Dr. Nancy Reyes, Learning Strategist at OnPoint Digital, Inc. every new version […].

The Script as Step One: Why Your eLearning Video or Demo Must Have a Script First by Max Yoder

Learning Solutions Magazine

Planning to include a video in your next eLearning production? Write the script first! Working from a script saves. time and. makes editing go much better, as you will learn from this article. Design Strategies Learning Media Training Strategies

Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development

Challenge to Learn

You can apply the lessons learned from agile software development to eLearning development as well. This post contains some simple tips that you can apply to eLearning development. If you create eLearning for your own organization it has to be an internal client. Work in short sprints and demo your work! I love agile development. Make sure you have a client. Mock-ups.

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Adobe Captivate: Removing Popups from Video Demos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      I'm continuing to enjoy developing eLearning using the new Adobe Captivate 8. Take video demos for instance. I use the video demo recording mode frequently (it's the mode I use for the videos I upload to YouTube). And the more I use this updated version, the more I find subtle improvements and new features.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've been creating eLearning for years (and years and years). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective. But perfect audio wasn't my goal. I was trying to create quick video demos to share with fellow eLearning developers.

eFrontPro demo: take the Mercedes of the eLearning world for a test-drive

eFront

And our new demo program for eFrontPro allows you to do just that. From our demo site you can create your personal demo account and evaluate eFrontPro for a whole month. So take eFrontPro for a test drive today, and see how its best-of-breed design and workflow make deploying your eLearning courses faster and more efficient. News demo efrontpro

eLearning Example: Demo Environment Course

eLearning Brothers

This is an example eLearning course developed to demonstrate our  eLearning Templates  in action. eLearning Products used: Articulate Presenter Skin. eLearning Example Course Graphic Design Tips PortfolioObviously this is a fake course with placeholder content, but hopefully it inspires you as to what you can create with awesome templates. PowerPoint Layout Template.

eLearning Course Starters

eLearning Brothers

Elearning Course Starters are templates to help you get started on your course design. Another fantastic thing about eLearning Course Starters is we give you the source files. It took us over a month to brainstorm, storyboard, design, and develop these eLearning Course Starters, and it takes you just minutes to download them. You have total control. Lectora Course Starters.

eLearning Meets the Needs of Small, Medium and Large Businesses

TOPYX LMS

In place of classroom-style training, we are seeing a global shift to eLearning. eLearning has the ability to meet a wide variety of corporate needs. The one thing these types of businesses have in common, however, is their dependence upon eLearning to keep their day-to-day operations running smoothly. eLearning Lightens the Workload for Mid-Sized Businesses. Jeffrey A.

7 Amazing Things You Can Do With eLearning Templates

eLearning Brothers

There are tons of eLearning Templates and eLearning Stock assets that enrich every member of the eLearning Template Library. But did you know that there are amazing things you can do with these eLearning assets that can be used for non-eLearning purposes? In this post, I want to show you all the amazing things that people have done with our eLearning Templates.

How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article highlighting how you can use a Google Sheet (with some Google Apps Script) as a leaderboard in your eLearning course. So, make sure you click on the link below and read through that now: How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google (Part 1). Play with a live demo here. Play with a live demo here. Files/Scripts/Demo.

4 Misconceptions Using eLearning Templates

eLearning Brothers

For my first blog this year I wanted to share a few misconceptions about using eLearning Templates. As a sales representative with eLearning Brothers I’ve come across four misconceptions about eLearning templates. After reading this I hope you see how awesome it is using eLearning Brothers’ templates. 1. Elearning Brothers’ templates actually increase creativity.

Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business

TOPYX LMS

Leveraging eLearning Tools for Business Organization. Learning management systems, also referred to as eLearning systems, offer a central location that makes it easy to access content and business communication. Also, learning tools interoperability (LTI), a state-of-the-art feature of this eLearning system, makes integrating TOPYX into an existing organizational model effortless.

5 eLearning Examples That Will Get You Thinking Outside the Box

eLearning Brothers

A good way to get unstuck from developing boring courses is to analyze good eLearning examples. So to help you get unstuck, here are five eLearning examples that will change the way you think, and help you get outside the box. 1. Watch the demo here. Watch the demo  here. Watch the demo  here. Watch the demo here. Watch the demo here. The Great Flu.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

Tin Can Watershed : This is a fascinating demo that allows you experience a typical Learning Record Store (LRS). “One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” ” ~ Rustici Software. INTRODUCTION. This is mainly because of the relevance it carries in today’s world of ‘Learning Transformation’. SCORM VS EXPERIENCE API. OTHER RESOURCES.

Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution

Challenge to Learn

User stories will only be presented at demo when they are done. Done means that you could decide to put them in the production version of the product straight after the demo. eLearning. This method of planning and execution can be used for eLearning development without any changes and I promise you it will be a huge difference. Agile eLearning development (2): Culture.

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eLearning: How to Pick an LMS

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Ashok Sharma    Picking a Learning Management System (LMS) to host your eLearning content is a crucial, but often overlooked, step in the eLearning development process. Which LMS fits best within your budget, your eLearning development software, your learner's technology, your training objectives, and your instructional design initiatives? Some eLearning courses use video, others use written materials.   Looking to get started with eLearning?  learning eLearning LMSHow to Choose the Right LMS for Your Business.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Adobe Presenter Video Express e-learning eLearning by Jennie Ruby. If you've tried Adobe Presenter with Video Express , you are probably aware that you can create a video of yourself as you present your PowerPoint slides, and then display either yourself, your slides, or both in the published project. However, a well-kept secret is that Video Express actually enables you to take a simultaneous video of yourself and anything you have on your computer screen--it doesn't have to be PowerPoint slides. You can start your copy of Video Express just as you would start any application.)

The Top 14 eLearning Template Trends of 2014

eLearning Brothers

From our library, the 14 following eLearning template downloads caught our collective eyes with their staying power, quick adoption, widespread appeal, massive numbers of downloads, and just plain awesomeness. Here are the 14 eLearning template trends of 2014: 1. Big Business eLearning Game Template. Beat the Banker eLearning Game Template. Hello friends! So are we.

Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. ELearning. How does this apply to eLearning? The developers will commit to these user stories and build them in short sprints (periods of one or two weeks) and then they will demo them. Post 2: Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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The future of eLearning, part 2

eFront

In this series of posts we stroke our elaborate moustaches, straighten up our turbans, and look into our crystal balls to determine the future of eLearning in 10 years time. In this post we’ll be examining a few more eLearning trends that will play an important role, namely Instructor-Led Training (IDT) and social learning. It’s even impressive as a demo. Social learning.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

elearning maker - another product form e-doceo; screenwriting, storyboards, media inserts, selection and moving of elements plus more; a beginner could use some of the features, but a developer has some additional capabilities and flexibilities. Screen recorder or screen demo – what’s up with that? Tools these days come in three flavors. Geared towards the masses. YouTube.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. While I'm not saying that the resulting audio is world-class, when it comes to creating "just in time eLearning," it works great. wanted to get some opinions on good microphones from other eLearning developers. From Toni Wills, eLearning Developer, The University of Kansas Hospital. by Kevin Siegel. No foolin! Courts.

Marc My Words: The Best eLearning Demo I Have Ever Seen by Marc J. Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

Early adopters of eLearning more than 15 years ago – before the mass adoption of the Internet and the Web – were already producing innovative programs that can still serve as models for us today. Great design and production values went a long way to overcome the primitive technology. Marc reviews the most successful example, and what it takes to be that effective. Instructional Design Interface Design Management Strategies

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Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

During a  recent online Captivate class , students attended from several countries (including the United States, South America, Canada and Australia). I was surprised to learn that not only does the Canadian government now require compliant eLearning, but according to the Canadian students in class, the rules in Canada are often more stringent than those in the United States. If compliant eLearning is a requirement for you, I would encourage you to review your local laws to familiarize yourself with as much information as possible. Slide accessibility text. Buttons.

Localization & eLearning: The Translation Process

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Research and provision of Voice Talent demo recordings from voice bank. eLearning ePub Help Authoring Instructional Design Localization Social Media Technical Communications Television training by Jen Weaver. You are ready to move forward with your translation project, but despite your preparation you still feel a bit in the dark about what steps will be involved in creating your translation. The 'unknowns' can make you feel a bit fearful about moving forward. So let's bring some light to the situation, and uncover those foggy areas of the translation process.

6 Steps to Choosing the Best eLearning Authoring Tool

Everything E-Learning

The mere thought of choosing a new e-Learning authoring tool may make some eLearning professionals cringe, but it doesn’t have to be a stressful and time-consuming task. In this article, I’ll walk you through the process of choosing the best eLearning authoring tool for you. The Steps to Follow When Choosing an eLearning Authoring Tool. Authoring Tools Blog

How to Put an eLearning Brothers Template into Moodle

eLearning Brothers

Hello eLearning aficionados! You can find the template used in this demo in our Free Library. The post How to Put an eLearning Brothers Template into Moodle appeared first on eLearning Brothers. eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Products/ServicesDon’t have a free account yet? Sign up now!

The future of eLearning, part 2

eFront

In this series of posts we stroke our elaborate moustaches, straighten up our turbans, and look into our crystal balls to determine the future of eLearning in 10 years time. In this post we’ll be examining a few more eLearning trends that will play an important role, namely Instructor-Led Training (ILT) and social learning. It’s even impressive as a demo. Social learning.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

For instance, I use Adobe Captivate to create most of my eLearning content, and Adobe RoboHelp to create my Help Systems. It wasn't all that long ago that eLearning content and Help Systems served different roles and different audiences. Contain an image or eLearning simulation/demonstration to support the text. eLearning Best Practices. by Kevin Siegel.

Join me in a Q&A session on easygenerator and eLearning

Challenge to Learn

Do you have questions in general about eLearning? Please note that I will not do a full demo, if you want that please watch our demo video. And finally I love to talk about eLearning so try me out. Do you have questions about easygenerator, how to get the most out of it? Do you have ideas or requirements that we do need meet? How? 1. Join the meeting.

Handling a hack: Data security elearning

Sponge UK

Elearning has the flexibility to make preparation for a hack easier and more effective. Types of elearning that will help: Induction During induction or onboarding you can build a sense of loyalty and responsibility in your staff, a culture of accountability. Elearning makes it easier to deliver this message consistently. Find out more on our induction page.

Agile eLearning development (6): Recap

Challenge to Learn

Over the past weeks I have written a series of blog post on agile eLearning development. must read for anyone involved in eLearning development. Part of the growing up from eLearning is that it becomes part of the business and therefore must contribute to the business goals. Demo’s, user stories and backlog. For me the most important one are the demo’s. Culture.

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