Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
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 *.
15 Websites to Source Images for E-learning Modules [Infographic]
AUGUST 1, 2016
Related Posts E-learning – The Ever-Evolving Training Medium [Video] ERP Training is all About Communication [Infographic] 15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules. eLearning Design E-learning ModulesImages play an important role in conveying information and engaging learners in eLearning courses.
Don’t do this when designing e-Learning Modules: A Primer
DECEMBER 6, 2015
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
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
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
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.
eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. So I take no joy in predicting that elearning modules will inevitably be murdered. The best of today’s elearning modules have learnt from past excesses. eLearning Modules are Dead… they just don’t know it yet. Anyway, lets start our investigation with the unassuming victim.
Train Your Customers Using eLearning Modules
Voice of Clarity
MAY 23, 2014
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.
Are Short Product Knowledge Learning Modules The Need Of The Hour?
AUGUST 1, 2016
If you are anywhere close to using short learning modules for training your Gen Y sales force, you are on the right track and need not worry. Short learning modules or Microlearning modules are 5 to 10 minute standalone modules each targeting a single or at the maximum, two learning objectives. Bite-sized modules come to sales reps’ rescue by keeping them hooked.
When to Bring Your Association’s Continuing Education Online
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
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!
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
The LMS is purpose built to do only one thing – stream learning modules to learners. When the LMS isn’t Enough How to Turbocharge Your LMS and Improve. Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. The LMS is running out of gas.3 The LMS doesn’t have enough horse power.4 Turbocharge your LMS.6 Start your engines.7 About Axonify.10. expectations. level.
How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
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.
Why You Should Create Microlearning Modules in Articulate Storyline
AUGUST 25, 2016
Imagine you’re eating a pizza all by yourself; you have the first slice, then the second, third, fourth and you’re full! You still have a few more slices left but your tummy is full. Well, this is how your employees feel when they take an hour long e-learning course. Wouldn’t it be easier to eat a slice of pizza rather than the whole and suffer from indigestion? Rapid Development Process.
With a new module “Assignments” students can create their own learning maps
MARCH 19, 2014
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.
Tip of the Week: Create interactive microlearning modules using Raptivity Linker
JUNE 14, 2016
Learning Arcs micro-learning Raptivity Linker Tip of the week
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
learning modules. GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? Gaming vs. Gamification.4 Key Elements of Gamification.4 Aligning Gamification with Corporate Goals and Learning Strategies.5 5 Step Gamification Work-plan.5 Making a Case For Gamification.12
5 Image Editing Tools to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules
JULY 26, 2016
What tools do you use to solve your image editing needs and visually enhance your online training modules? Related Posts 15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules Designing Simulations for Online Courses to Impart Software Training 5 Incredible Tips to Maximize Engagement in Your Online Training. hope you find this blog useful.
Extend eFront with modules for fun and profit
JANUARY 14, 2015
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.
5 Reasons Your Learners Love to Hate Your Online Training Modules
JULY 17, 2016
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.,
5 Amazing Image Editing Tools for Your Online Training Modules [Infographic]
AUGUST 16, 2016
Several research studies have proved that using images in eLearning courses enhances learning. As an instructional designer, you always strive to use images effectively to make your courses memorable to your learners. Sometimes, you may need to edit images according to your requirements. You may want to change the background color, you may want to join images, or crop them. How do you do this?
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
Microlearning: Small Bites, Big Impact. must-haves every organization needs to be. successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. The times they are a-changin’.3 What is Microlearning? 4 Why is Microlearning essential in today’s modern business environment? 5 Why you should adopt Microlearning.7 8 Components of an ideal Microlearning Platform.7 Microlearning in action.11
15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules
JULY 14, 2016
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?
Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach
MAY 21, 2015
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
APRIL 18, 2012
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You got funny in my course module! Humor in eLearning
JANUARY 10, 2013
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
APRIL 9, 2012
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
Top 10 Moodle Plugins of 2014
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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.
The gradebook module
JULY 23, 2010
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.
Great fun at ITEAA Conference & Introduction of Exciting Game-Based Learning Modules
APRIL 8, 2014
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
JANUARY 2, 2012
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
JUNE 22, 2009
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
JULY 6, 2012
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
OCTOBER 28, 2014
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?
AUGUST 5, 2013
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’
APRIL 3, 2014
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
MARCH 23, 2011
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
JANUARY 11, 2013
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.
Learning Arcs and Story Arcs
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
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?
Add Video to Table Of Contents in Adobe Captivate (PPT) eLearning Modules
MARCH 5, 2011
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
What Makes a PowerPoint Slide Good?
JANUARY 17, 2012
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?