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Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

If possible, use different color schemes for different kinds of topics, say all compliance training modules in black and red, while all marketing related modules in blue and black. Create them at the end of each short module and collect their scores. What does a PDF bring to mind? Pages and pages of words? Lengthy research documents? Boredom at its peak? And no escape? Email *.

Don’t do this when designing e-Learning Modules: A Primer

GETPLExD

This got me to thinking about common pitfalls that beginner designers commonly make when designing course materials and the importance of using high quality templates and storyboards when designing module assets. Poor Practices, a PowerPoint: Jennifer Ritter’s post and PowerPoint over at digitec interactive puts the worst practices in module development into practice.

Assessing Learner Confidence in Training Modules

ATD Learning Technologies

An employee that knows how to guess well can pass nearly any training module, but he will likely be totally unprepared for the job. Here a few tips for implementing this practice into your training modules. 1. Consider the following scenario: A new hire has just completed all onboarding training and the assessments confirm that he’s a star. What happened? It’s a win-win

Module on open education: policy, accreditation by George Siemens #openEd

Ignatia Webs

This is a course I saw passing by, that I just cannot keep in my mail box, as it might be of interest to many. It is however a paid for course organised by Athabasca University (yeah!). But if you are interested in a short cut to know all about open education through great content, shares, as well as direction and guidance by a great researcher: consider registering. Have a great day!

How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy

delivered in short, two to three minute modules on-demand, from any device. and notifications for incomplete or overdue training modules, tasks and dea- dlines SUPPORT INFORMAL AND SOCIAL LEARNING Link your salespeople to the subject matter experts in your organization to. How to create and drive success. with sales enablement ENABLING. Event-based training alone does not work. sweep.

Train Your Customers Using eLearning Modules

Voice of Clarity

eLearning modules can provide an easy solution to your customer product training issues. Professional training modules can also be an excellent customer relationship tool for your business. Using eLearning modules, you can ensure the ease of use and effectiveness of your products and services by giving customers a thorough understanding of them. Benefits. Better brand loyalty.

How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module

Rapid eLearning

Feel free to replace the content with your own if you need a quick interactive module. In a recent post we looked at ways to build interactive elearning even if using PowerPoint to build the courses. One of the demos I shared prompted lots of questions. So in today’s post I’ll show you how I created the PowerPoint interaction. PowerPoint Tutorials. Click here to view the tutorials.

Tip of the Week: Create interactive microlearning modules using Raptivity Linker

Raptivity

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When to Bring Your Association’s Continuing Education Online

Association eLearning

But sometimes it’s worthwhile to focus significant resources on developing a very customized continuing education (CE) module.  This might end up being an app for mobile devices, an online self-study module with quizzes and games built in, or an online course with significant resources invested such as broadcasting live video. They then developed that into a customized CE module, which also came up in the search results along with the code of ethics itself. 2. The following is a guest post from Moira Edwards, President and Consultant at Ellipsis Partners. Tweet This!

With a new module “Assignments” students can create their own learning maps

Edynco

In this module, which is included inside each private group, teachers can assign their students three different tasks: A student Learning map. We do plan on expanding this module a bit, we’re thinking about student portfolios, while we’re thinking about creating portfolios for teachers. Student Learning map is something that we think is really great. An essay.

Extend eFront with modules for fun and profit

eFront

In this post we’ll take a look at eFront’s module system, and how it enables eFront users to extend and mold the software to their e-learning needs. Modules what? So, “modules” are small programs that cannot run standalone, but are installed in order to extend a base program (in our case, eFront), and allow it to do something it couldn’t before.

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach

Raptivity

Anne mills Mini courses Mini Learning Bytes Mini Modules raptivityAlthough presented in small bites to satisfy today’s learners, effective mini-lessons follow good teaching practice. The learner seeks knowledge and wants to absorb that knowledge; learning activities then help embed that knowledge. The key feature of each mini-lesson is that it is quick and specific.

Online Community Training Case Study

Raptivity

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You got funny in my course module! Humor in eLearning

Adobe Captivate

We all love to laugh. We’re wired that way. In fact researchers believe that laughter itself is a social behavior. The crux of the theory is that laughing is in fact a social bonding mechanism. The grunts and guffaws we make when delighted and surprised are a physical manifestation of the sudden emotional shift from [.]. Community eLearning this week Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new eLearning humor

Enabling Assessment Module after Course Completion

Adobe Captivate

She was working on a course which had a few modules and an assessment in the end. In this course, she wanted to create a customized menu page with all the modules and assessment listed and clicking them would take the learner [.]. Last week, a Captivate user had posted a question on our Facebook page. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Assessment Disable Assessment Enable Assessment Quiz rapid elearning

5 Reasons Your Learners Love to Hate Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

While the above quote refers to the good intentions of people causing as much harm in this world as the works of evil people, I think this quote holds good and true even in the corporate training world, where good intentions often do as much harm as good, solely because of a lack of understanding of the learner’s needs, during the creation of online training modules. Microsoft Corp.,

The gradebook module

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 7/23/2010 The gradebook module The brand new eFronts gradebook module combines results from online activities (tests, participation, projects) and offline activities (written tests, teacher judgment,) to produce grades for users. Lets see a practical example.

Top 10 Moodle Plugins of 2014

Lambda Solutions

Moodle Plugins Moodle Moodle Modules Moodle plugins Last week we released an article that provides a detailed list of the best Moodle Plugins we curated over the past 12 years.

15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Are you looking for first-rate, attention-grabbing images for your online training modules? It is often hard to find images suitable for a e-module. These websites go a long way in making the lives of instructional designers easy and help them produce better online modules, faster. For an instructional designer, getting the right images is a daunting task. So what can be done?

Great fun at ITEAA Conference & Introduction of Exciting Game-Based Learning Modules

Kapp Notes

We have also created a video game for learning that accompanies the physical modeling curriculum or can stand alone as it’s own instructional module. We will be adding more modules in the future. Here is a peak at some of the wonderful video game learning modules we’ve created using Unity. We will be adding more modules in the future. T=Th-Tc).

Download Adobe Captivate sample Rapid eLearning Course modules

Adobe Captivate

Looking for some examples to feed your creativity, help you learn more about how Adobe Captivate works, or just to add inspiration to your New Year? Look no further. I’ve added the big yellow download button to the sidebar of the Captivate blog so you can find the latest downloadable source demos. You’ll find them [.]. Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Technical Support Training and Tutorials Under the hood Whats new Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5

The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Think Small (Iterations, Action Maps, Storyboards, and Mini-Modules)

The Learning Generalist

The end of an iteration marks the opportunity to showcase working elearning to the customer, seek feedback and to potentially release the module(s) to learners. How many training modules does your client/ internal customer want this project to span? What's the framework you'll use to build your modules? Can we reduce flab in our analysis and design phase? What's the Inception?

SDMS Ltd & Epignosis Release Face-to-Face Training Module for eFront

eFront

Leading UK Staff Development and Personnel Solutions provider, SDMS Ltd , together with Epignosis, the developer of eFront®, recently announced the release of a new classroom module to complement the already extensive functionality of eFront® its award winning e-Learning platform. Source: The Classroom Training Module of eFront is designed to enable Training Managers and Administrators to plan and deliver face-to-face and classroom training courses and address the day-to-day operational tasks of training administration. Source: original PR July 2, 2012.

Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow model describes the concept of being so engaged in an activity, such as an online course, that you remain engaged for an extended period of time, completing modules, activities, and assessments without taking breaks. Earlier this year, Associations Now wrote an article asking whether “binge learning” will become the new “binge watching.” Share this on Facebook.

Battling the Browser – Or Where the Heck is My eLearning Module?

Adobe Captivate

We download or install the latest update of tool or switch computers and suddenly our browsers go blank on newly published eLearning modules – or [.]. It’s happened to us all. What once was trivial, publishing our Flash based eLearning out to a browser and looking at the result, is now not such a simple matter. Whats new

A Quick Recap – ‘Create Learning Arcs Using Raptivity LinkerBeta’

Raptivity

eLearning Interactions Linker raptivity Raptivity Linker eLearning Interactivity Learning Arcs Mini courses Mini Learning Bytes Mini Modules mLearning Raptivity Before I jump into writing what I am supposed to write today, there is a confession I want to make. Quite candidly, despite having used Raptivity extensively, I always struggled with ways and means of putting Raptivity interactions together. Though […].

eSeminar Now Available: Creating an effective self-guided knowledge based eLearning module with AdobeCaptivate 5

Adobe Captivate

One great way to increase user satisfaction with these modules is to make them self-guided. In this eSeminar Dr. Allen Partridge explains how a typical self-guided knowledge based module is constructed and shows an example. Many of us have need to develop traditional knowledge based training. LINK: https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?loc=en_us&id=1753992&event=register_no_session loc=en_us&id=1753992&event=register_no_session Below you’ll find embedded the slides used [.]. Whats new

eSeminar: Social Networking Communications & eLearning: Tweeting in Adobe Captivate Course Modules

Adobe Captivate

The ability to micro-message, inquire, post & share our ideas, thoughts and questions in virtually every context has given rise to expectations that within our eLearning modules, students and teachers should be able to communicate effortlessly. As the web evolves it’s impossible to ignore the ever rising tide of social networking. Advancements to the Adobe [.]. Community Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

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Add Video to Table Of Contents in Adobe Captivate (PPT) eLearning Modules

Adobe Captivate

A reader asked last week, “Can I add video to my Table of Contents and sync that video with a PowerPoint using Adobe Captivate 5?&# I have to admit that I hadn’t really thought of that, but of course the answer is yes – and in fact its incredibly simple to do. So I’ve recorded [.]. Whats new

Learning Arcs and Story Arcs

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

instructional design interactions interactivity learning arcs learning interactions short courses short modules story arcs The purpose of a learning arc is accomplish a change in the learner, as implied in the learning objective, by taking him/her through multiple learning interactions. Think for a moment of a TV series drama, which follows a story arc, spread over several episodes. The main character undergoes transformation as the plot progresses. The story culminates with the resolution of plot towards the end. Have you used learning arcs as short learning nuggets all by themselves?

eSeminar: Creating effective eLearning Modules using the Redundancy Principle

Adobe Captivate

Part 6 of 10 in the Creating effective eLearning Modules Series (Redundancy): [link] The focus of this week’s eSeminar was on application of the Redundancy Principle of Multimedia eLearning Design and Development. We spent more of our time this week examining application of the principle and a bit less on theory. This trend persists from [.]. Whats new

What Makes a PowerPoint Slide Good?

Atrixware

ELearning 101 Weblearning weblearning-module weblearning-slidePowerPoint … the tool we all love to hate. Well, that might not be exactly fair.  I mean, if I’m being completely honest then don’t I have to admit that the problem may lie with the user rather than the tool? Whose fault is this?  Nope, bad slides can only be blamed on one person.  What to know who it is? 

Module 2d

ProProfs

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eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena

Social Learning

That’s why a recent post from Cathy Moore’s blog caught my eye.  In partnership with another firm, she designed a decision-based module for the U.S. These are worthy goals with quite a bit of value to our clients, but we’ve never had to worry that our training might be a factor in whether someone lives or dies (I hope!).   Out of 12 possible paths, only two end truly successfully. 

Should I Convert or Update My Flash Course?

eLearningMind

Unfortunately, if you developed your eLearning in Flash, that can leave much of your current courseware and eLearning modules out of date and incompatible with many of your learners’ devices. Instructional design is more than just creating beautiful modules, but creating impactful eLearning that learners are more likely to remember. Who Developed the Original Content?

eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena.

Social Learning

That’s why a recent post from Cathy Moore’s blog caught my eye.  In partnership with another firm, she designed a decision-based module for the U.S. These are worthy goals with quite a bit of value to our clients, but we’ve never had to worry that our training might be a factor in whether someone lives or dies (I hope!).   Out of 12 possible paths, only two end truly successfully. 

Adobe eSeminar: Adobe Captivate 6 for Beginners or How to Create and Publish Your First Course Module

Adobe Captivate

Looking for more info before you launch your first course module? Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for this handy introduction to creating your first course module in Adobe Captivate [.]. Date and time: Wednesday, 26th Sept, 2012 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM US/Pacific Just downloaded Adobe Captivate 6 and want that perfect starter tutorial? Community Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

Anything is Possible with Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

B Online Learning was recently engaged by the Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AIS) to assist in building four modules as part of the online component of the Early Literacy Project. The design for each module was provided to […]. This project aims to promote the explicit teaching of early literacy skills in independent schools.

Level 1 Module 3 Quiz

ProProfs

Level 1 Module 3 Quiz. Tennis Ireland Level 1 Module 2 Quiz. 50 Questions. Participants need to score a minimum of 90% in order to pass. Powered by ProProfs Quiz Maker