When to Use Rapid eLearning
AUGUST 20, 2013
The term “Rapid e-Learning” is fairly self-explanatory: Rapid eLearning is creating an eLearning course quickly and effectively , often with the aid of authoring tools that do the programming work for you. That is what it’s like to use a rapid authoring tool to create an eLearning course. What Rapid eLearning is NOT.
Rapid E-Learning’s Best of 2014
DECEMBER 29, 2014
hope it was for you, as well. I got to meet so many blog readers from all over the world, Articulate successfully released Storyline 2 , and we made significant improvements to the elearning heroes community with a focus on even more free tips , tutorials , and giveaways. Best of the Rapid E-Learning Blog. Why Building Interactive E-Learning is a Two-step Process.
Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts
APRIL 21, 2010
I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS). Naturally I do a lot of sifting around Rapid eLearning. These posts cover varied topics around rapid eLearning including authoring tools, effective techniques, and decision considerations.
Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
Rapid e-learning can come to your rescue. This blog will discuss the benefits of rapid e-learning development. What is rapid e-learning? The term rapid e-learning originated in 2004, from a report by Bersin and Associates. Generally, the term “rapid eLearning” refers to two things. Benefits.
Is “Rapid” eLearning Design and Development Possible?
AUGUST 28, 2012
Traditional eLearning may be on its way out, but it is still with us today. In today’s lean times, there is lots of buzz and interest around “rapid” elearning design and development. But what, exactly, is “rapid?”. In a 2008 post by Tom Kuhlman, author of the Rapid e-Learning Blog (one of my favorite blogs), it’s 40 hours. Content.
3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. As of 2014, over 48% of the companies use rapid authoring tools. Today, I will walk you through the features of three widely-used rapid authoring tools which will help you with deciding the right tool depending on your business requirements: Articulate Storyline. Adobe Captivate.
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. 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.
Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014
JANUARY 18, 2014
2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics.
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. 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. Create Engaging and Interactive eLearning with a Simple Design Model.
How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. The more courses they create, the more they realize they need to craft better learning experiences. call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. It’s also a great framework for learning to build courses. Couple this with learning how to use the software.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Rapid eLearning
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
Nothing “rapid” about that, as you can see. In this article, we will provide you with the skinny on rapid eLearning and how it makes an instructional designer a one-man-band. Bersin and Associates in the year 2004 created the term “rapid eLearning”. They demonstrated that rapid eLearning is eLearning development that takes less than three weeks to develop.
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. Most people who ask are still using PowerPoint 2003.
Four Essential Tips for the Rapid E-Learning Pro
JUNE 7, 2011
PowerPoint’s a great authoring environment for elearning. If you can step away from the “bullet point” mindset and all of the complaints, you’ll see that PowerPoint’s got a lot to offer those who build elearning courses. With a rapid elearning tool, you’re using PowerPoint’s easy authoring environment to create Flash movies. Click here to learn more. Blank screen.
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. Tidbits.
Over 40 Rapid E-Learning Posts with Free PowerPoint Templates & E-Learning Assets
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
This makes sense because it’s the most popular elearning tool out there. It’s easy to learn. And once you understand how to use it to build rapid elearning courses , the sky’s the limit. Be sure to take advantage of the free templates & assets in the elearning community , too. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning.
Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. Also, here’s a link to the 200 free rapid elearning tutorials I posted a while back. have the same challenge. original.
Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips
JUNE 21, 2011
If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. August 3-4: Madison, WI–Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning.
June 25, 2014 - How Does Rapid eLearning Work?
JUNE 25, 2014
How Does Rapid eLearning Work? Being LMS developers we are interested in delivering the best possible eLearning experience for our customers. However, eLearning software is just a small piece of eLearning mechanism intended for tailoring successful and effective eLearning. Besides Learning Management System there are such aspects as audience and industry knowledge, learning incentive, course content, design and strategy. In such cases Rapid eLearning strategy comes…. eLearning
4 Factors to Consider When Outsourcing the Creation of Rapid E-Learning
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Do you have tight timelines for e-learning development? Dot you lack expertise in e-learning authoring tools? Then it’s time for you to think about outsourcing the development of rapid e-learning. What is rapid e-learning? Rapid e-learning is the production of e-learning swiftly without using complicated software.
A Decade of Rapid eLearning
APRIL 27, 2015
What does the phrase Rapid eLearning mean to you? Is it a set of authoring tools; the timeline for the project; the quality of the output; the budget you have available; or is it eLearning created by a Subject Matter Expert? No matter your viewpoint, if you’ve been in the eLearning industry for any length of time, you’ve probably come up against the term. Let’s take a look now on where we’ve been with rapid and where we might be headed. Does the term inspire you or leave you distraught and desperate? Read the full article on the Kineo blog
Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?
OCTOBER 25, 2011
While the application is versatile and great for elearning, many people still struggle to get past the PowerPoint look because the features are designed to encourage the use of the templates. The key is to learn to see the features from a different perspective. But when you want to build “regular” elearning, then you use something else. They’re Just Tools That Build Multimedia.
6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012
JANUARY 17, 2012
Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch. 1. If I were starting a company today building a Rapid eLearning tool, I would only focus on publishing to HTML5. 2.
4 Reasons Articulate Storyline is the Preferred Choice for Rapid E-Learning Outsourcing
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Do you need extensive customization, quick results, courses that reflect your branding, and shorter turnaround times in e-learning course development? Here are four concrete reasons to ask your e-learning outsourcing partner to develop courses using Articulate Storyline. 1. Building multiple interactive elements is the key to learner engagement in online learning.
5 Essential Rapid E-Learning Tips
DECEMBER 8, 2009
A manager I know works for a multibillion dollar company that has its own elearning group. However, when she needs to train her staff of about 200, she has no access to the elearning group’s resources. Without rapid elearning tools, she’d be hard pressed to offer her team the benefits of online learning. Change Your Presentation Template to an E-Learning Template.
The 5 minute guide to rapid elearning for busy L&D people
MARCH 9, 2016
There’s never been more pressure to transform workplace elearning and deliver business results. This five minute guide to rapid elearning is aimed at helping you get the best quality and value in the quickest possible time. So what is rapid elearning? The aim is to use smart design, processes and technology to create effective elearning content quickly.
Tips to Test Your eLearning
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MAY 28, 2015
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Raptivity Presenting on M-Learning at eLearning Africa 2012 in Benin
MAY 21, 2012
Raptivity, the award-winning software for creating rapid e-Learning interactivities is speaking at eLearning Africa conference in Benin. Manager – Business Development of Harbinger Knowledge Products will be presenting on the topic “Interactivity Paradigm shifts to Mobile Learning” [.]. Vinod Ganjoo, Sr.
The Most Practical Rapid E-Learning Tips from 2012
JANUARY 1, 2013
I’m always sensitive to the elearning developers who have to work with limited resources and usually by themselves. This year’s 2012 wrap up post features the tips & tricks shared during the past year that can be applied to your elearning courses right away. Rapid E-Learning Tips & Tricks. FAQ: How Do You Manage the Graphics in Your E-Learning Course?
The BIG Debate: Can Rapid eLearning Ever Be Truly Engaging?
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
There are now a number of ‘rapid’ elearning authoring tools that enable ‘anyone’ to author elearning content. In an ideal world these tools allow your subject matter experts (SMEs) to create elearning content in a matter of days. In truth, some subject matter experts will have the inclination, skills and time to produce high quality elearning, however many will not.
Effective Rapid eLearning from Classroom Learning Content?
APRIL 8, 2013
Our belief : At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. Yet, developers must be constantly aware that content developed by SMEs for onsite classroom may not be as useful if used for rapid elearning. How to work with it?, I used the movie Karate Kid (1984) as a metaphor for eLearning development. Synthesis. With peers?
John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JUNE 28, 2016
As Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis Corporation, John Blackmon is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for the company’s eLearning products. 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. Learnnovators: Trivantis’ Lectora made rapid e Learning simple and cost-effective.
The Truth About Rapid E-Learning
APRIL 6, 2010
Rapid elearning tools generally fall into one of two groups: freeform and form-based authoring. Most rapid elearning courses use a combination of form-based modules and PowerPoint. In recent posts, I’ve shown how to use it to build graphics as well as interactive elearning. Here’s what’s true about PowerPoint and rapid elearning. Don’t believe me?