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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: Video Demos and the Mouse

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Interactive eLearning that works great on mobile devices is important. Nevertheless, there's room in world for a different mode that gets little respect among Captivate aficionados: Video Demo mode.       As I mentioned above, simulations and responsive eLearning are both important. However, it takes a significant amount of time to create eLearning in either of those modes. In my experience, you can create Video Demos  twice as fast  as either simulations or responsive projects. And why not? none of that). Adobe Captivate

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.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

 . In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors.  LMS Demo Do’s. The best vendors are pulling me aside a week in advance and picking my brain on their demo strategy, most important drivers, compelling events, decision making criteria, etc. LMS Demo Don’ts. Be humble.

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.

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.

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.

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 ).

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning


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.

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.

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.

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


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

30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

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. Any cool trick you know in Captivate, Storyline, or the eLearning development tool of your choice (this also shows your expertise with the tool). In some cases, it’s enough to remove logos and a few identifying details.

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.

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

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.

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 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 […].

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.

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.

Managing eLearning Projects


Just like most other projects, eLearning projects can quickly become unmanageable – courses grow out of scope or Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to request multiple changes. Many SMEs do not know much about eLearning; therefore, frequently they do not know what to expect. CourseArc Demo Video from CourseArc on Vimeo. Online Learning eLearning project management

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.

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.

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 Meets the Needs of Small, Medium and Large Businesses


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.

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.

Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business


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.

eLearning Assessment and Feedback with your Association LMS

WBT Systems

Many associations are creating eLearning content for members that are spread over a wide geographical area, and who are increasingly “on the go”, voluntarily accessing learning when they can, where they can, outside of working hours. How can you use your association LMS to provide eLearning assessment that is supportive of the learning process and engaging for learners?

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 future of eLearning, part 2


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.

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.

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.

My life…in elearning

Learning Visions

worked as the Assistant Aquatics Director at a JCC, teaching and coaching swimming. I had never heard of elearning and did not own a computer. I had never sent an email; I had never made a call on a mobile phone. learned my first ID model: instruct, demo, practice, assess. I had never heard of the term "instructional designer" before. We created custom elearning programs in Flash.