Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses
AUGUST 2, 2011
like to provide some simple steps to help you move in the right direction. They’ll get filled as you apply what you’re learning and gain more experience. General Thoughts on Rapid E-Learning. Three Things I Learned About Learning on My Deathbed : Motivated learners will learn. But these tips can help you overcome that challenge. Do it.
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.
Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning
JULY 12, 2011
Starting with PowerPoint 2007, there are many features that make the rapid elearning process much more efficient. detailed some of those features in this post on why PowerPoint 2007 helps you build better elearning. find that there are any features that I use quite a bit, and mostly when I’m building elearning courses. Enhanced Picture Editing. Simple as that.
Do You Know the Answers to These Rapid E-Learning Questions?
MARCH 6, 2012
Recently I participated in an interview-style webinar for the E-Learning Guild. Today we’ll look at the rapid elearning questions. What is Rapid E-Learning? In fact, I became a fan of the rapid authoring tools because they let me do much of the work myself. So for them elearning was an all or nothing proposition. This is good.
Which Degree Helps You Get Ahead in eLearning?
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
MARCH 14, 2012
The eLearning Guild 's latest research report title Degrees for eLearning Professionals answers this question.and many more. They all agreed thatsomeone with the right mix of credentials and skills would be the perfect candidate.Many agreed that a Master’s would be extremely helpful to get the right kind of foundational skills. MichaelSpector, Alison A.
Top 25 websites for elearning tips
JULY 21, 2016
Keep up with the latest trends or focus on specifics with these 25 elearning websites. Cut down on the browsing and focus on really beneficial resources with our list of 25 websites for elearning tips. Clive on Learning. Donald H Taylor. Learning 24/7. Elearning Industry. eLearning Learning. Elearning Provocateur. Learning Solutions Magazine.
Top 10 eLearning Bloggers For 2015 [Infographic]
MAY 27, 2015
good blog can be a window to a whole industry, and the eLearning industry is no exception. This is where we come in, to hand you our definitive list of the top 10 eLearning bloggers for 2015. Embed this infographic on your site by copy-pasting the code below: <div style=”clear:both”><a href=””><img src=”[link] border=”0″ /></a></div><div>Courtesy of: <a href=”[link] TRANSCRIPT: When was the last time you visited an influential eLearning blog? Happy reading!
How Good Graphic Design Helps Build Meaningful E-Learning
JULY 5, 2011
Because of my job, I get to look at a lot of elearning courses. While these limitations are legitimate and present some obvious challenges, there’s no reason why you can’t take a step forward learning some basic graphic design concepts. When building elearning courses, everything on your screen should be there because you intended it to be there. Getting Started. Good examples.
Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JANUARY 8, 2015
Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?
E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Online learning is not the next big thing, it is now big thing.” – Donna J. THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? As we know, the e-learning market is evolving dynamically, witnessing newer horizons day after day. It’s almost a year since we published our last forecasts on the e-learning trends. What were some of the interesting predictions for the global e-learning market for 2014? What are the key global e-learning market trends today? And, how is it going to help it evolve further?
These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
It’s really an issue with a lot of training and elearning programs. Recognize that elearning courses aren’t the objective. learning courses (and training programs for that matter) exist to meet objectives. It’s easy to be seduced by solutions because these seem tangible and active, especially with the simple and quick authoring of rapid elearning tools.
35+ ID & Elearning Blogs
APRIL 7, 2016
One way I stay connected with the community and what’s happening in the field is by reading blogs by instructional designers, elearning professionals, and educators. I use Feedly for my RSS reader, but you can use other readers or subscribe via email. If you don’t want to subscribe to all these blogs individually, check out eLearning Learning. More Blogs.
eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)
AUGUST 4, 2014
From the workplace to the schoolroom, more and more learning is taking place online. But if you’re new to the online learning world, even the terminology can be daunting! We’re here to unlock the language and techniques of online learning for beginners. The Vocabulary: Learning Management Systems, SCORM, Tin Can and the Experience API. eLearning Authoring Tools.
Asking the right questions during design to track down elusive content
SEPTEMBER 13, 2009
As a first-time BLP blogger, I was very eager to lock down my e-learning topic and join the ranks of my fellow bloggers. felt good identifying my first topic: designing an e-learning course with little to no content in sight, and then…do you know what happened next? never start designing an e-learning solution from a content-driven approach. How will THIS content help learners DO that? If the majority of the content is already available and easily accessible, I feel really good about finalizing the design with the help of a content map.
12 Must-Know Learning Industry Sites
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
If you have an interest in elearning or instructional design, undoubtedly you have your list of favorite sites that you visit for coming up to speed with new trends and happenings. Perhaps you know of them already, but chances are there is one or two that will be something new, and maybe you will learn something! Elearning! elearning instructional design training tools
A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets
JANUARY 3, 2012
To ease your burden, I put together a list of all of the posts from 2011 where I shared free elearning assets. Free E-Learning Templates. Use This Free E-Learning Template to Inspire Your Next M-Learning Course. Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates. Over 150 Free Fonts to Use in Your E-Learning Courses. You’ll get plenty of help.
Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JANUARY 10, 2014
Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like.
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. From the PowerPoint Team Blog.
Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 14, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? You might wonder why Dr. Medina was speaking at a conference for eLearning professionals until you see this last credit…He is also the director for the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at Seattle Pacific University.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning
MAY 15, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 15, 2007 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning An excellent post on the Articulate blog by Tom Kuhlmann: 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning. Nice synthesis of many of the conversations that have been floating around about the role of SMEs and all these great content creation tools that empower non-programmers to create e-Learning, including this one here which had a good comment thread. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!
Rapid eLearning Tools
SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk I'm always somewhat skeptical of niche tools (see eLearning Course Development ). In June 2007, I added a few more rapid eLearning tools. Page update Mar 2008. Of course, they were more looking at PPT conversion tools.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter
AUGUST 23, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 23, 2007 Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter If youve been following my blog for awhile, then you already know how I feel about the folks at Kineo. Theyve also got an audio interview with Dr. Itiel Dror who discusses the brain and e-Learning.
Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.
DECEMBER 20, 2011
There are three core questions that help guide the development of an elearning course. discussed this a bit in the post on building a roadmap for elearning. For many rapid elearning developers the most challenging part is the first question because it requires a skill set different than training or instructional design. 22: Rapid E-Learning Workshop.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson
MAY 23, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson Another good podcast from the folks at Kineo : an interview with Stephen Walsh (Kineo) and Gabe Anderson ( Articulate ). Part 1 is a nice definition and description of rapid e-Learning. thought it had more useful nuggets: Who should be developing rapid e-Learning? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Good for beginners. Take the Survey!
Are These the Three E-Learning Books You Would Recommend?
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
That’s how found a lot of new bands like Mill Vanilli. I get a lot of questions about book recommendations from people just getting started with elearning. Let’s suppose you were on a desert island and in between catching fish and talking to volley balls you had a deep desire to learn more about elearning. Elearning 101. Design for How People Learn. Louis (ASTD).
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report
AUGUST 29, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning. Wrote a book on mobile learning ( M-Learning: Mobile E-Learning ).
The eLearning Guild's FREE eBooks (Yummy!)
OCTOBER 23, 2007
Link to eLearning Guild's FREE eBooks WHAT? eBooks from The eLearning Guild are guaranteed to put a wealth of information at your fingertips! The Guild has two formats for eBooks. While each eBook is focused on one theme, some are collections of tips we gather from Guild members from around the world, and some are collections of articles from key industry leaders.
Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets
DECEMBER 6, 2011
Over the years elearning software has become easier to use. With the ease of authoring, it’s placed the burden to do all of it on the shoulders of the rapid elearning developer. In an ideal world you’d have all the resources you need to build your elearning courses, but for many of you that’s not going to happen. But with that comes some challenges. The Way It Works.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions
APRIL 3, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 03, 2007 eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions As Ive mentioned here before, Im extremely excited about attending the upcoming eLearning Guild event here in Boston. And Im even excited to work my booth -- althought that wont be my primary responsibility -- as the resident instructional designer, my job isnt selling, its learning. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.
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.
Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial
DECEMBER 27, 2011
It’s that time of year to share gifts, so here’s an elearning template that you’re free to use as you wish. like this look because it helps get away from the PowerPoint look and it adds a sense of informality to the course which may help make the content seem less rigid. Also, take advantage of the other free downloads in the elearning community. PowerPoint Template.
New eLearning Guild Industry Survey
The E-Learning Curve
SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
The eLearning Guild are producing a new Guild Research Report on the subject of ‘e-Learning Authoring and Development Tools.’ In my view, the eLearning Guild is simply the best community of practice for learning professionals. To Complete the Surveys: Click here to navigate to the survey page on the eLearning Guild website. Well, you’ll get that warm fuzzy feeling that you’ve helped your fellow professionals, of course. And it's free.well, kind of free. and then re-submit the survey. So What’s In It For Me, you say?
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools
APRIL 24, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Take the Survey!
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1
APRIL 18, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1 Last Thursday night after the eLearning Guild event, I was fortunate to have dinner with a small group of eLearning professionals -- a diverse group coming at the industry from lots of different angles. Andy asked, "So, whats the next big thing in e-Learning?" Some ideas were tossed about: integration, personal learning, 3D, web 2.0, So is e-Learning the solution?
Managing SMEs for Rapid e-Learning
NOVEMBER 7, 2005
Based on a study on Rapid e-Learning published by e-Learning Guild, one cause of delays in e-learning development is the difficulty in working with subject matter experts (SMEs). have interviewed and worked with hundreds of SMEs and one thing is clear to me, e-Learning developers don't provide SMEs enough tools and guidance in producing the content efficiently and at the fastest time possible.Here are some tips which I have used and have worked for me. Your role therefore is to convert the content into useful learning tools.
A Deeper Look at the Emerging Trends of mLearning
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
Lectora Publisher. Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. -->. Free resources to help you with all learning topics. Learning Tips, Trends and Ideas. Your Annual e-Learning Conference.
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.