FEBRUARY 6, 2012
The Advantages of Interactivity. There are many advantages of having learners interact with the subject matter they are learning. Studies, as well as common sense, indicate that interactivity helps the learner retain information as well as increasing the learner’s willingness to spend time with the material. Horton  writes, “Interactivity boosts learning. People learn faster and develop more positive attitudes when learning is interactive .” Design
E-Learning Interaction Building Tools Comparison
MAY 9, 2016
An eLearning course looks incomplete without interactions. Interactions help in making the course engaging and collaborative. We are excited to bring out the first ever Interaction Building Tools Comparison. Interested to try out Raptivity for your interaction building needs?
The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design
MAY 2, 2015
Design thinking is the new rage these days. Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process? What is the significance of design thinking in the context of learning design? What benefits does it offer to learning designers?
10 Interaction Design Books
The eLearning Coach
JULY 15, 2015
Interaction design involves more than just clicking or tapping on an object. As our tools and devices allow […] Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Interaction Design Books.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Conduct Behavioral Interviews” and “Design Great Training.” designer Cathy Moore. eliminated and interactions are driven by efficacy rather than gimmick. events where people are actually interacting face to face. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success.
Augmenting Authoring Tools using Interactions
AUGUST 19, 2013
This is just as true of online learning designers and developers as it is of anyone. Authoring Tool eLearning eLearning tools Instructional Design interactive learning mLearning rapid learning raptivity Tracking Technologies
Increasing student engagement through Interactive Learning Design
JUNE 30, 2014
Modern learning is a social and collaborative process of knowledge building where a learner interacts with the content and the instructor as well as with peers. Thus educational interactions within an organization can be of three types: Learner-to-Content interactions.
Free Flip Card Interaction
OCTOBER 18, 2016
A great way to learn to use the elearning software you have is to create small interactions. A recent challenge was to create a note card interaction. I happened to be working on a note card interaction for a workshop and submitted it to the challenge above.
The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond
MARCH 10, 2016
There is a forever need for corporate and educational online training to be effective and engaging, and the onus of the same generally lies with Instructional Designers. To achieve this, interactions need to be an integral part of an eLearning course.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
LEARNING IN THE PAST YEAR" 8Introduction HAVE A GO Think big and start small VR AND AR INTERACTIVE VIDEO DEVELOPMENT PATHWAYS SHIFTING. UK hospitality company "IT WASN’T DESIGNED AS. interactive video and virtual reality. we took with interactive video – from an.
Designing an Interactive Learning Event
MARCH 7, 2013
An Interactive Learning Event (ILE) can be a game, gamification effort or event a simulation. Technology is not needed, only carefully crafted design affordances. ” Once you have adequately answered those questions, get a group together and brainstorm ideas with subject matter experts, programming team members, artists, game designers and instructional designers. Design Games
5 Simple and Effective eLearning Interactions
OCTOBER 8, 2013
The interactivity, of course. Besides the obvious benefits of reduced costs and a virtual training environment, eLearning allows learners to practice new skills and concepts safely through a variety of interactions. Need some help designing your eLearning course?
How to Build Real-World Learning Interactions
JULY 19, 2016
Creating great interactive learning experiences requires a few core building blocks: relevant content, pull versus push, and real-world decisions. Learning Interactions: What is the Learner’s Real World Like? Learning Interactions: What Type of Environment Needs to be Built?
7 eLearning Design Trends for 2017
JANUARY 27, 2017
Working as a designer for eLearning courses and templates at eLearning Brothers means that I need to constantly stay on top of the latest trends in both web development and graphic design. Modern-Retro Design. Failure mapping is designing the UX for the non-ideal user.
Cool Interactive Video Example for E-Learning
AUGUST 16, 2016
Today I’d like to share a really neat example of an interactive video scenario. View the Interactive Video Example. Click here to view the video interaction. What I Like About This Interactive Video. It’s a clean design and novel.
How Essential are Learning Interactions to eLearning?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
In a face-to-face training, the instructor/trainer interacts directly with learners and ensures that they are tied up in the course. I think, interactivity and interactions can play an important role there. So, how essential are learning interactions to eLearning?
A Brief History of Instructional Design
MAY 26, 2015
Instructional Design has come a long way. A 2015 research by ATD , titled ‘Instructional Design Now’, which is based on a survey of 1,120 instructional designers provides a current snapshot of ID in organizations and the challenges that they typically face.
2 Captivate Timeline Interactions
DECEMBER 28, 2016
A timeline interaction, such as the ones we have in our Captivate template library, are handy tools for eLearning, especially in subjects where it is important that learners know the relevant events in the history of the topic at hand. As much as we may protest, time moves continually onward.
How to Insert an HTML5 Interaction into Storyline 2
JULY 28, 2016
So you’ve spent a lot of time creating an amazing HTML5 interaction using our Interaction Builder and now you want to insert it into your Storyline 2 course. Remember, it doesn’t really matter where the HTML5 interaction comes from; the process is the same.
Interactive Video Made Easy
APRIL 12, 2016
Rapid E-Learning Makes Interactive Video Easy. When I looked at what he was doing, I asked why he didn’t just use Engage’s media interaction since it was easy enough to insert the video and required no programming. Interactive Video: Click and Collect or Explore for More.
The New Stone Three Panel Captivate Interaction
JANUARY 25, 2017
Today, we’re excited to introduce the latest addition to the New Stone family, a unique 3-panel interaction. New Stone’s 3-panel interaction operates very much like a tabbed interaction, an easy design trick to put multiple slides into one.
Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner
APRIL 15, 2014
Interactivities built within e-learning can effectively provide relief as well as challenge the learners to think and apply assimilated learning. There are many types of interactivities that can be built in an e-course. They can be utilized to provide interactions as well.
4 Interactivity Levels for Game and Multimedia eLearning Design
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Studies show that interactivity adds a level of engagement and interest in a course. These levels are based on game and multimedia design and can help guide the overall development of a course. The final engagement level is a full simulation or game-based interaction.
4 Common ELearning Interactions
DECEMBER 5, 2016
One thing that people like about an elearning course is when it contains various interaction points. Without interactions the entire experience is boring and arguably ineffective. Some simple and subtle interactions are all you need. instructional design
10 Top Tips For Interactive Video
OCTOBER 5, 2016
We’ll show you how interactive video is being used for digital training and discuss some techniques that will help you succeed. These 10 tips will help you create an interactive video experience that’s as effective as it is engaging: Planning is essential. Track interactions.
JUNE 9, 2015
When learners interact in an online course, active learning takes place. In an organization or higher education, when efficient performance depends on learning, the eLearning design becomes critical. eLearning interactivity is the actual “thought process interchange” between learners and eLearning tools through which engagement and active learning takes place. Integrating interactions in the content is the key step in the eLearning design process.
Interactive 360° video: A new world for learning
DECEMBER 6, 2016
1935, Herbert Bayer , an Austrian-born designer was working with the principles of 360° field-of-vision to revolutionise the design of art exhibitions. Adding interactivity 360° video is already a step up from flat video, when it comes to interaction.
Engagement Analytics – The New Frontier in Interactive Learning
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
The purpose of adding interactivity to eLearning has been two-fold, improved learner engagement and better learning outcomes. And, this very need demands further channelization of interactive learning analytics.
Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?
JANUARY 31, 2017
So let’s dig into the report because it’s not quite a death spiral and the need for good instructional design is bigger than ever. Instructional Design Skills Still Needed. Just three years ago, LinkedIn posted fewer than 5,000 instructional designer job openings.
Tips for Faster, Easier, Better eLearning Design
MARCH 2, 2017
By Michael Allen , Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions. Instructional design determines the effectiveness of training. eLearning Design Tips
Helpful Tip: Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
He is trained as both an instructional designer and developer, and is an Adobe Community Expert. . Before we discuss interactive video in Adobe Captivate 8, we need to discuss a little bit about HTML5 video. Interactive video is why! Guest blog post by Erik Lord.
How to Create Interactive eLearning Simulations in 3 Steps
JULY 22, 2016
It’s no wonder that eLearning designers are starting to take a closer interest in eLearning simulations with branching scenarios. Designing a contextual setting. Fruitful interaction with a customer can build on the success achieved in a virtual learning experience.
Webinar – The Design Of Interaction For eLearning
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Interactive Digital Content Designed to Develop Capability – Part 1
APRIL 7, 2016
7 out of 10 digital learning experiences are driven by well-designed interactive digital content. Interactive content is the glue that binds the constituent elements of a digital experience together. The old adage ‘content is king’ still rings true in 2016.
What Is Agile Learning Design?
MAY 7, 2013
If you’re in the learning design business or working with game based learning , then you’ve probably come across the term “Agile” a lot recently, so we’re going to try and make sense of it. So let’s dive in and learn about Agile Learning Design.
5 Easy Steps to Creating Interactive Simulations in Storyline 2
AUGUST 8, 2016
That’s why eLearning designers so often choose to use screen captures or software simulations in their course design. For that reason, today, we’re going to provide five easy steps to help you create engaging, interactive simulations using Storyline 2.