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How Your Visual Voice Helps Build Better E-Learning

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Having the right look for your elearning course can help engage the learner and set initial expectations because how your course looks tells the learner what to expect. Tapping into your visual voice helps you figure it out. If you’re interested in seeing one in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. There’s a look that’s right for your elearning course.

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10 Tips to Help You Get Started

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This will help you build a consistent design where you are intentional in colors, alignment, fonts, and overall look and feel. They help with the general course structure and get you pointed in the right direction. You can create templates to guide the look and feel as well as templates that help guide the interactive components. You are where you are. Guide to e-Learning. 2.

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Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses

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like to provide some simple steps to help you move in the right direction. More Free Tools to Help Build Better E-Learning Courses : We’re all on a budget. Here are three free applications that may help you build elearning courses. But these tips can help you overcome that challenge. Answers to these three questions may help you avoid that. Do it.

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How Good Graphic Design Helps Build Meaningful E-Learning

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Here are some previous posts that help you through the first two points so that you can build the graphics you need. There are plenty of books on graphic design to help you get started. The books above can help move you in that direction. Combined with context, the arrow graphic helps reinforce the content and makes it more memorable. This makes sense on a few fronts.

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7 Free Handwritten Fonts for Your E-Learning Courses

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To help you save time, I looked for seven really nice handwritten fonts that are free for commercial use and each a little bit different. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro I like to use handwritten fonts in my courses. Da Font.

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More Answers to Your E-Learning Questions

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Usually the local ASTD, ISPI, or STC chapters contact me about doing workshops. Invest in a graphics designer to help take your courses up a notch. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider''s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The post More Answers to Your E-Learning Questions appeared first on The Rapid eLearning Blog Is there an easy way to do this? Come on!

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3 Ways to Avoid Common Roadblocks When Building E-Learning Courses

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This helped us to focus on actionable results. There are a few things to consider: Who can help you identify and craft actionable objectives? That’ll help you stay on top of things and make the development process much more successful. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. Building elearning courses is hard enough. Sloppy Asset Management.

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Free Assets from the E-Learning Community

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Most of us tend to use the community for quick help and then we go back to work. really appreciate is the generosity and helpfulness of people in our industry. Hopefully these free assets are helpful. If anything, they’re a great reminder that help’s only a few clicks away. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me.

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How to Build an E-Learning Template in 30 Seconds

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And it helps meet any of the branding requirements you may have in your organization. If you’re interested in having a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro When building courses, many of you are in the role of instructional designer AND graphic designer.

Here’s How to Convert Click & Read to Interactive E-Learning

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In today’s post we’ll look at a few guiding principles that help in the transition from linear to interactive elearning. Help Learners Collect Information to Make Decisions. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Relevance.

More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!

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To help you learn more about PowerPoint I pulled together a solid list of PowerPoint resources. One of the best places to go for help with PowerPoint is from the makers of PowerPoint. Here are some tips to help you learn more about the PowerPoint features you’ll need for successful rapid elearning. PowerPoint MVPs : A great resource for PowerPoint tips and help.

How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module

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This may help when viewing the tutorials above. This is a simple technique that helps create a focal point. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro One of the demos I shared prompted lots of questions. PowerPoint Tutorials.

Want to Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro? Then Check Out All of These PowerPoint Tips

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Tutorials to Help You Get More Out of PowerPoint’s Image Editing. Here’s Why PowerPoint 2007 Helps You Build Better E-Learning. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Tips on Creating Rapid E-Learning Courses in PowerPoint.

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Here’s Why Slide Count is Irrelevant to Your E-Learning Course

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Following are some simple tips to help build more productive elearning. Spacing the information over a period of time will help them retain what they’re learning. like to think of them more as multimedia ebooks. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro

9 Ways to Encourage the Adult E-Learners

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This helps with the initial engagement and sets the tone of the course. I’ve had customers tell me that they can’t do that because the subject matter was real important and serious. There are better ways to help people learn. What are some things you do in your courses that help the learners feel comfortable and want to learn? Learning is a funny thing. This is faulty thinking.

Here Are the 3 Building Blocks for Interactive E-Learning

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You can do some neat stuff in your courses that grab the user’s attention which may help get them engaged with the content. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Many elearning courses are linear and not very interactive. Click.

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7 Secrets to Getting the Graphics You Need for Rapid E-Learning

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It’s worth spending some time on this because it will help you create the right visual context for your course content. Those are basic design principles that help direct the learner’s eye and use the visuals to assist in the communication process. You can do a search online for “CRAP design” and find all sorts of free help. I had a great time in Atlanta last week.

3 Reasons Why Linear E-Learning May Be the Best Solution

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But they can help make the face-to-face time more efficient. In an ideal world, we work with our clients to help them frame the content so it is relevant and adds value to the organization. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro

Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning

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detailed some of those features in this post on why PowerPoint 2007 helps you build better elearning. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro I get a lot of questions about upgrading to PowerPoint 2010. Most people who ask are still using PowerPoint 2003. Simple as that.

Clean Up Your Client’s PowerPoint Slides with This Time-Saving Tip

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Those three tips will help you quickly clean up your client’s not-so-great PowerPoint slides. Here are some other tips from previous posts that may help, too. All of these tips will help you convert what may be a sloppy start to something that at least is consistent and looks better. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro

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You May Already Own the Tools to Create Simple E-Learning Avatars

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Following are a few tips and tutorials to help you get started. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The other day I had to re-install the webcam software for my Dell laptop. But what I noticed in the Dell webcam software is that it came with Creative’s Live!

Are You Asking the Right Questions?

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If even you don’t use the Urtak site, there’s something in how it’s structured that can help in your own course design. Learn tips and tricks that help you rethink PowerPoint’s role in your elearning. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro YOUR E-Learning Survey.

Does Your Client Need to Know You’re Using PowerPoint?

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Tidbits: I have proposed to speak at two sessions at SXSWedu in Austin, but I need your help because they want input from the community. If you’re interested in a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Many organizations have rules on using PowerPoint.

3 Simple Ways to Measure the Success of Your E-Learning

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Elearning is merely a solution that helps meet a business goal. The trick is trying to figure out the real goal and how the elearning course helps meet it. So the expectation is that your course is going to help them get there. Those strategies could help meet your goal of getting exposure. It’s a good one to help you think more about focusing on the right goals.

Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?

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This helps you get more value out of your applications. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro PowerPoint’s designed as a presentation tool. The key is to learn to see the features from a different perspective. They’re Just Tools That Build Multimedia.

Celebrate the End of Summer with This Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template

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To help you relax and enjoy the last few days of summer, I’ve included a free tab-themed elearning template. If you’re interested in having a workshop in your area, have your local ISPI or ASTD chapter contact me. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The irony of Labor Day is that many of us celebrate it by taking the day off.

Get an E-Learning Job with these Simple Tips

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Plus they’ll give you skills to help make those hundred courses a bit different each time. Engaging in the community is a great way to meet people who can help you build skills. became an MVP in the Articulate community because I was there helping people. Here are a few ways to do so: Help others. Hopefully these tips will help you out if you’re trying to break in.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

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Learn tips and tricks that help you rethink PowerPoint’s role in your elearning. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro My guess is that some of the most common screen elements in elearning courses are computer monitors. Below is the tutorial. saved it as a PNG.

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