Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses
AUGUST 2, 2011
They’ll get filled as you apply what you’re learning and gain more experience. General Thoughts on Rapid E-Learning. 3 Things You Can Only Learn from a Real E-Learning Expert : Learn to work with subject matter experts and the tech-savvy millennials; and get a definitive explanation of how to finally spell e-learning eLearning elearning leearning.
Want to Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro? Then Check Out All of These PowerPoint Tips
OCTOBER 16, 2012
They include tips on creating custom graphics, assembly of interactive elearning, and getting more out PowerPoint’s features. Tips on Creating Rapid E-Learning Courses in PowerPoint. Building an elearning course with PowerPoint is not the same as building a presentation. How I Built that E-Learning Scenario. 5 Essential Rapid E-Learning Tips.
How to Create a Rapid E-Learning Tab in PowerPoint
OCTOBER 30, 2012
And that’s a pretty powerful feature, especially for rapid elearning developers. There are a number of features I use quite a bit when it comes to building elearning courses. My Favorite Rapid E-Learning Features. This is especially true if you build rapid elearning courses. This week I’m at Devlearn in Las Vegas. Then create groups.
7 Secrets to Getting the Graphics You Need for Rapid E-Learning
AUGUST 23, 2011
It’s always so much fun getting to meet the blog readers and learning more about what people do in the real world. Two things always stand out during these trips: There is no one way to do elearning. Some people build courses, some create marketing material, and some use the rapid elearning software to create multimedia information. People don’t have money.
eLearning Guild Releases Report - Rapid eLearning Authoring: Top Tools
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
JULY 18, 2011
The eLearning Guild just released another report today: Rapid eLearning Authoring: Top Tools. The data that makes up the foundation of this report comes directly from the eLearning community. There is also interesting data on the number of tools being used by eLearning professionals today compared with years past. What rapid authoring tools do you use?
What Instructional Designers Don’t Want to Hear
OCTOBER 28, 2014
I love the weekly elearning challenges. Instructional Design E-Learning Challenge. Sometimes the elearning challenges poke a bit at what we do and not at how we build courses. For example, a recent challenge asked us to describe what elearning designers really do. This Week’s E-Learning Challenge. Are you ready to take up the elearning challenge?
Training: Making of the Best Soft Skills eLearning Course!
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
Topic: Making of the Best Soft Skills eLearning Course! Date and time: Thursday, 17th January, 2013 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, eLearning DemoFest 2012 winner for Best Soft Skills Course, as she shares the secrets of creating an award-winning scenario-based course. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Captivate 6 Adobe eLearning Suite 6 DemoFest devlearn Ease of use rapid elearning Scenario-based course soft skills
Your Favorite Rapid E-Learning Posts of 2010
JANUARY 4, 2011
And as far as conferences, I’ll be at the usual ones like ASTD ICE and Devlearn. A Roadmap for Building an E-Learning Course. Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials. Do You Really Need Instructions on How to Use an E-Learning Course? Why E-Learning is So Effective. Here’s How to Be an E-Learning Superstar in 2010.
#DevLearn 2015 Sessions That Impressed
OCTOBER 14, 2015
I recently returned from the DevLearn 2015 Conference , which is always an incredibly inspiring learning experience. Also, challenges/obstacles and problems in current elearning/L&D. link] Brain Science and Learning: Seven Tips That Will Dramatically Improve Your Training Art Kohn I really liked his ideas on “boosting” learning – Post learning events that increase retention. FYI: No PPT, but David works for Articulate, which has the Rapid eLearning Blog and the eLearning Heroes site both of which are chock full of tips and resources.
Adobe Learning Summit is Back!
JULY 22, 2013
We are thrilled to announce the Sixth Annual Adobe Learning Summit, co-located with DevLearn 2013 hosted by eLearning Guild in Las Vegas. At this event, you’ll get a chance to meet Adobe experts, industry luminaries, experienced eLearning and Education professionals, and the engineering team at Adobe. You can choose your sessions from five different tracks [.].
Free Images for Your Safety Training Courses
OCTOBER 7, 2014
Check out their service agreement to learn more. Click here to view the elearning example. E-Learning Jobs: Training, elearning, and instructional design jobs. Interactive Sliders in E-Learning (Recap #52). Two rapid elearning workshops. Day 1: PowerPoint for E-Learning. E-Learning Heroes Roadshow. Section 8.1
Save Time with These 3 Rapid E-Learning Tips
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
The other day I was reviewing an old PowerPoint file that I used for the blog post on how to build simple interactive scenarios in PowerPoint-based elearning. If it was a real elearning course, it could have cost me quite a bit of time. Today, I want to revisit some of those tips and show how they can help you on your next elearning course. Publishing time was slower.
Why Building Interactive E-Learning is a Two-step Process
OCTOBER 14, 2014
How do you define interactive elearning? It’s a question I ask clients when they tell me they want an interactive elearning course. Usually they define interactive elearning with what we normally consider the “bells and whistles.” But they do play an important role in interactive elearning. But they’re only part of the interactive elearning process. New York.
More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!
AUGUST 16, 2011
A lot of rapid elearning hinges on PowerPoint. To help you learn more about PowerPoint I pulled together a solid list of PowerPoint resources. From The Rapid E-Learning Blog. Here are a few posts that cover some of the essentials tips and tricks required for successful PowerPoint-based rapid elearning. Templates from the Rapid E-Learning Blog.
Check out this award-winning interactive eBook!
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
Last month at DevLearn 2013 conference, I participated in the 9th Annual eLearning DemoFest event and showcased an Interactive eBook for iPad on how to use Adobe Presenter to create eLearning courses. There were 81 participants at DemoFest showing off their latest and greatest development efforts, offering the DevLearn conference attendees an opportunity to see […].
7 Ways to Create Characters for Your Online Training Courses
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
Create Custom Characters for Your E-Learning Scenarios. Sketching doesn’t need to be perfect and the organic nature of it provides a novel contrast to what we usually see in our elearning courses. Challenge Activity: Using Interactive Sliders in E-Learning (Challenge #52). E-Learning Jobs: Training, elearning, and instructional design jobs.
Another Free PowerPoint Template & Learning Interaction
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Here’s a template I created for a recent workshop on how to create an exploratory learning interaction. I used a flat UI design for the learning interaction. Since it uses a similar style to this previous template , the two learning interactions can be combined. Example of the Learning Interaction. Click here to view the learning interaction. Weekly Updates.
DevLearn2011 I’ll Take My Rapid eLearning to Go
B Online Learning
DECEMBER 13, 2011
One of the buzz words at DevLearn 2011 was ‘mLearning’ (mobile learning). Clearly there is a demand for people to be able to learn ‘on the go’. eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy Mobile Learning Articulate devlearn rapid authoring toolsShare. Tweet. Pin It. Accessing course content on smart phones, iPads and other mobile devices is appealing for a whole range of reasons. We all know the reasons, but what does it [.].
15 Free Display Graphics to Use with Your E-Learning Courses
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
A lot of rapid elearning content finds its roots in repurposed classroom slides. You can download many of these templates (and more) from the E-Learning Heroes community. And many elearning courses use characters in front of projection screens. Here’s a list of upcoming conferences and presentations: October 16-19: Las Vegas, NV (CUNA)— Experience Learning Live!
More Answers to Your E-Learning Questions
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
I’ve just finished a number of workshops and capped it off with a session at Devlearn. It was a great time of meeting many of you and learning more about what you do. Once you have a video, it’s easy enough to add the video to your elearning courses and include interactive elements to create engaging and interactive video courses. 7 Fresh E-Learning Examples to Inspire You.
Rapid eLearning – Catch your Learner – Hook, Line and Sinker
B Online Learning
DECEMBER 13, 2011
The great challenge for eLearning designers and developers is to build interesting courses while working within a limited timeframe. With the rise of software like Articulate, we now have the tools to rapidly create good-looking eLearning courses without the need for programming expertise. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development devlearn eLearning content instructional design rapid authoring toolsShare. Tweet. Pin It. But how can you catch your learner’s full attention? How can you [.].
A Three-Step Process to Create Hand Drawn Custom Characters
AUGUST 25, 2015
In fact, there’s a lot of value in hand drawn characters because they add personality and stand in contrast to the more typical (and often sterile) characters used in a lot of elearning courses. It’s just a matter of learning a few production techniques and then taking some time to practice. I could see something like these characters and icons working in an elearning course.
How to Practice Visual Thinking Skills & Apply Them to E-Learning
MARCH 10, 2015
In a previous post, we discussed visual thinking concepts and where they fit with elearning design. The first step is to get a handle on the basics: Learn to capture concepts using Roam’s visual grammar or Gray’s approach to visualizing ideas. What We’re Learning About Online Education. Examples of Visual Thinking Skills in E-Learning. Learning Solutions.
Does Your Client Need to Know You’re Using PowerPoint?
OCTOBER 2, 2012
But there’s a difference between elearning courses and slide presentations. However, it never fails that once someone knows you’re using PowerPoint to build the rapid elearning course, they apply the same rules to your elearning course that they’d apply to presentations. And for elearning it’s a multimedia screen used learning. Rapid E-Learning Workshop.
25 More Free Display Graphics for Your E-Learning Courses
OCTOBER 11, 2011
In a previous post, I share 15 free display graphics that are commonly seen in elearning courses. The cool thing is that all of these are created in PowerPoint; so you can learn to build your own. One of the things I love about the elearning community is the willingness to share. Tidbits: October 16-19: Las Vegas, NV (CUNA)— Experience Learning Live! Flipchart Display.
Here’s How You Can Help Fight Ebola?
OCTOBER 21, 2014
The elearning community’s weekly challenges are designed to be quick ways to build prototypes and practice new skills. The first demo was created by Jeff Kortenbosch of Serious Learning. Click here to view the elearning example. Click here to view the elearning example. Rapid E-Learning for a Rapid Response. October : Las Vegas (Devlearn).
9 Time Saving Tips When Building Courses
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Start by thinking through the various screens common to elearning courses and then build the core structure. Build an elearning starter course template. Here’s a post where I detailed the elearning starter kit. E-Learning Jobs: Training, elearning, and instructional design jobs. Flat Design for E-Learning Graphics (Recap #50). Weekly Updates.
Here’s the First Step When Building Interactive E-Learning Courses
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
On past projects, many of my customers would ask for interactive elearning courses. When I asked them how they defined interactive elearning courses they’d usually list things like fancy mouseovers, drag-and-drop interactions, and a host of other ways to interact with the screen. Interactive E-Learning Courses: Create an Immersive Experience. E-Learning Heroes Roadshow.
How to Create an Interactive Image Template
AUGUST 18, 2015
As noted in an earlier post, an easy way to build interactive elearning modules is by choosing a single image and adding interactive elements to it. Here are some tutorials that walk through how I created the zoom in and out effect in this elearning template. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro.
10 Tips to Help You Get Started
AUGUST 9, 2011
I get lots of questions from those who are just getting started with rapid elearning. They want to know what they can do to build good elearning. The same goes for elearning. You won’t necessarily build world-class elearning the first time you build an elearning course. It’s just a matter of learning, which entails practicing your craft.
LEARNNOVATORS WINS DEVLEARN 2015 HYPERDRIVE CONTEST FOR MOBILE PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SYSTEM
OCTOBER 10, 2015
Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won the DevLearn 2015 Hyperdrive contest, for its Mobile Performance Support System (MPSS) solution. In addition to winning the DevLearn Hyperdrive Contest, MPSS also recently won Gold in the 2015 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards in the ‘Best Use of Performance Support’ category. About the DevLearn 2015 Hyperdrive Contest. DevLearn Conference & Expo is North America’s leading event focused on learning technologies. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere.
9 Ways to Encourage the Adult E-Learners
OCTOBER 4, 2011
Recently I spent the day at the beach watching people learning to surf. One of the people learning to surf was a blind girl. It was very inspiring as she learned to balance on the board. Learning is a funny thing. Real learning isn’t a one-time event (like many elearning courses) where it’s just a matter of getting new information. This is faulty thinking.
3 Simple Ways to Measure the Success of Your E-Learning
JULY 19, 2011
At a recent session someone asked, “How do I measure the success of my elearning?”. While we may all use words like “elearning” we don’t always mean the same thing. On top of that, just because it’s built with an elearning tool doesn’t mean that the output is really an elearning course. Many organizations use the rapid elearning tools just to share information.
Create an Interactive Course Using a Single Image
AUGUST 4, 2015
Simply click here , and you’ll be taken to the ballot page, where you can vote for Storyline 2 in the “Software – Learning/Workforce Dev” category by using the short code “G171M.” Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Upcoming E-Learning Workshops & Events (2015). Going to Devlearn?