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

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When I asked him why, he replied: I dislike the their templates. They encourage unskilled and untrained people to believe that with this magical tool and templates, they can create useful content. Poor Practices, a PowerPoint: Jennifer Ritter’s post and PowerPoint over at digitec interactive puts the worst practices in module development into practice. Not Enough Time?

Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

To help you out, I compiled an assortment of free templates that you may have missed the past few weeks. There are 16 free PowerPoint templates and 15 free Storyline templates. And if you’re on that side of the planet where summer’s long gone, you can still take advantage of the free templates. Free PowerPoint Templates. Punchy Tab Template.

Fill in the Blank with These Captivate Templates

eLearning Brothers

That’s the strength of a text entry eLearning module: it requires recall with minimal prompting, making positive that the learner knows their stuff backwards and forwards. This week we’d like to take a look at some simple text entry templates available for Adobe Captivate. Click on the image to view the template in the library! Ordered Lists. Prioritizing.

How to Create an Interactive Image Template

Rapid eLearning

As noted in an earlier post, an easy way to build interactive elearning modules is by choosing a single image and adding interactive elements to it. used a different image for the tutorials and included a new free template for you to download. Here’s the new template in action: Click here to view the demo. New Zoom Office template. Interactive Image Example.

A Fresh Choice of Captivate Templates

eLearning Brothers

Take a look at the over 300 eLearning templates we provide in the Assets section of Adobe Captivate 9, of course! Out of the over 40 different layout templates, we wanted to highlight a Fresh one just for you that has a few additional Captivate templates to match it. Click on the image to see this template in the library! These layout templates make it easy.

Fulfill Your eLearning Destiny with Captivate Templates

eLearning Brothers

Today we’re looking at a set of Captivate 9 templates called Destiny , which follow a beautiful aquamarine color scheme reminiscent of the typical scrubs you might see on a doctor or nurse, contrasted by a vivid red that recalls medical imagery for obvious reasons. Remember, if you’re a Captivate 9 user, all of these templates are integrated into the software. You

Keeping Tabs on Lectora Interaction Templates

eLearning Brothers

In a show of beautiful design, we have a large number of templates—especially for Lectora—that make use of digital tabs which allow you to turn one module into many different slides. Do you have an illustration or module that needs to stay in view while learners scroll through a few subtopics? Check out a few of our favorite click-and-reveal Lectora templates below.

Here’s a Free Avatar Template & Tutorial

Rapid eLearning

This way when I need to build a module or template, I can find assets drawn in the same style. Here are some things that work for an elearning template: Avatar : the circled avatar is a common design treatment. And to make things easier, here’s a free template. Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates. Free PowerPoint template. Free Downloads.

Free E-Learning & PowerPoint Template

Rapid eLearning

Many of you requested a template based on the example so here it is. Working with Templates. One of the challenges when using a pre-defined template is that it tends to look good with real content. And then when you get the blank template it doesn’t seem to feel the same. In Storyline, I can create one slide with hovers for each module. Free Storyline 2 template.

Going About Your Business Lectora Templates

eLearning Brothers

Today we want to highlight six engaging Lectora templates that will make your course look like the height of professionalism. Though that may sound a little boring on paper, but this template makes it work through the use of background images, which add texture, and diagonal slices through the grid of modules instead of horizontal, creating a sense of movement and perspective.

Here’s a Free New Hire Orientation Course Template

Rapid eLearning

I’m working on some practice content for an upcoming workshop and decided to share the template that is part of the workshop activities. Because the main image looks like an organizational overview, I think the template works great for a new hire orientation module. See the New Hire Orientation Template in Action. Download the Free New Hire Orientation Template.

Safely Integrate These Five Captivate Templates

eLearning Brothers

We here at eLearning Brothers have a wide selection of Captivate templates to use as a backdrop for your next safety course. With a perforated steel background and yellow/black safety stripe accents, our safety templates have a tough-as-nails industrial feel that behooves a safety-conscious environment. This is a handy way to turn one module into several slides of information.

Pin Down Your eLearning with Cork Board Captivate Templates

eLearning Brothers

Today we’d like to highlight a few Captivate templates that imitate the experience of using a cork board. This module allows learners to sort a pile of information into two distinct categories. Or you might use this template to quiz learners on the rules of your workplace, separating each label into “Dos” and “Don’ts” respectively.

Win Big with Lectora Game Show Templates

eLearning Brothers

Our popular Game Show template has received a makeover for Lectora! Along with the classic version of the template, Game Show now also fits seamlessly into the “ Scratch ” theme of templates, bringing a modern touch to an old favorite. Game Show can be used by individual learners as a self-contained module but is also popular as a large-group classroom game.

4 Mobile Lectora Templates for Responsive Course Design

eLearning Brothers

Many of the Lectora templates in our library have an interesting feature: responsive design. Trivia is one of our most popular quiz templates across all platforms. Now, the Trivia template is able to adjust to mobile platforms. This click-to-reveal tabbed interaction allows the learner to view more information within one module. Trivia. Executive. Download one today!

Online Community Training Case Study

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Case Study Community Education Software eLearning tools Flash HTML5 interactive learning mLearning PowerPoint rapid learning raptivity articulate presenter case studies coaching course modules customize templates E-Learning education software educators flash based instructional modules free trial games interactive tool internal trainings mentoring online communities quizzes rapid eLearning software rapid interactivity builder Raptivity Schools Simulations virtual platform webinar whiteboards

Course Review Tracking Template

Experiencing eLearning

Most of the time, I use a spreadsheet based on the revision tracking template below. My spreadsheet includes a formula to automatically add the page title once reviewers enter the module and page number. If you use continuous numbering throughout the course, you can also probably use a simpler formula than this template. That makes it easier for reviewers.

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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!

How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module

Rapid eLearning

In addition, the download can be used as a template. Feel free to replace the content with your own if you need a quick interactive module. In this template I have two layouts. In this template, I added the image of the four people on the master slide. In a recent post we looked at ways to build interactive elearning even if using PowerPoint to build the courses.

Here’s a Free E-Learning Template Made with Free Icons

Rapid eLearning

One of the challenges I pose in our workshops is to create an elearning template using free resources like some of the free images and free icons you find online. Free Icons for Your E-Learning Template. Create an E-Learning Template Using Free Icons. My Example of an E-Learning Template Using Free Icons. PowerPoint starter template. Icons8. laticon. Find Icons.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/12/2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning What I really like about the e-Learning community is that the most e-Learning professionals have a great passion of sharing their knowledge. The least that I can do is to share with you a list of Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning ! Feel free to use these storyboard templates for your projects. Your storyboard template format could be either Word or PowerPoint. Thanks! Excellent post!

Adobe Captivate 7 Templates

eLearning Brothers

We are pleased to inform you that our Captivate Templates are now compatible with Adobe Captivate 7. We’ve made a few updates so be sure to download the latest version of the templates from the template library. Add more interactivity to your courses with drag-and-drop modules. Generate reusable advanced action templates. . Adobe Captivate Layout Themes.

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. wibiya widget Simple template.

Don’t Fall Flat with your PowerPoint Templates

eLearning Brothers

Our PowerPoint templates take things the next level. Instead of a standard presentation, we’ve spiced up our templates with dynamic interactions, which learners can manipulate and explore. This outline template is a curvy, whimsical font is contrasted by sharp blue rectangles sliding seamlessly into view. Outline. ” Click and Reveal Tabs. Squares Surround. Glossary.

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?

Over 40 Rapid E-Learning Posts with Free PowerPoint Templates & E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

Because it was so popular I decided to make another post that highlights all the ones that include free PowerPoint templates or other free assets. Be sure to take advantage of the free templates & assets in the elearning community , too. As always, you can use these templates as you wish. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. Tidbits.

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Why You Should Create Microlearning Modules in Articulate Storyline

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Articulate Storyline offers built-in templates that help you create visually rich microlearning courses with ease. 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.

Free White Paper: Migrating to an eLearning Infrastructure

eLearning Brothers

If you want to download this Free White Paper, we invite you to get a  Free eLearning Templates  account. Curriculum, courses, modules, etc. This document evolved into a 10-page White Paper that is available for download with a Free eLearning Templates  account. Are you just starting your journey into eLearning? Free White Paper on eLearning Infrastructure. Course completion?

Lectora Interactions to Add to Your Tab

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The advantage here is that you can explore more complicated topics one aspect at a time, all within the comfort of one convenient module. Having a wealth of tabbed Lectora interactions in our template library alone, we’d like to show off a few of our favorites. The bright yellows pair nicely with the technological aesthetic of the template. Scratch. Tabs 2. Edged Tabs.

Here’s a Bucketful of Free Office Themed E-Learning Templates & Media Assets

Rapid eLearning

With that said, sometimes you can get away with a pre-built template. good example is with office-themed templates. Here are some free office-themed templates and assets. New Multi-Layout Overhead Office Template. Here’s a free PowerPoint template that features 10 layout options and also comes with a Quizmaker file. Office template: download. Clipboard.

Best E-Learning Posts of 2015

Rapid eLearning

We also have all sorts of great elearning examples and weekly challenge modules to view. We all love free stuff so here’s a list of all the 2015 blog posts with free assets, applications, and templates. Simple Interactive Scenario Template. New Hire Orientation Template. Interactive Conversation Template. Circle Lift Presentation Template.

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Why You Need to Connect with Your Peers in the E-Learning Community

Rapid eLearning

What I like about the modules is that I often learn something new. It’s not a marketing vehicle to sell your services and templates (which unfortunately some of the community members don’t quite get yet). Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. learning E-learning Examples Freebies Professional Development Templates Uncategorized

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

Learning professionals spend a significant amount of their time (maybe even the majority) designing and delivering content and then evaluating completions and short-term memory outputs from structured mandatory and compliance training modules and courses. like Kate a lot. We’ve known each other for a number of years. State of Confusion Firstly, let’s clear something up. The Right Place?

eLearning Magic: 3 Lectora Course Enhancement Tips

eLearning Brothers

That’s why we partnered with them to provide so many awesome templates for you to plug into the interface! Today we’re talking about a three types of Lectora templates that will work wonders, raising the visual quality of your Lectora course to the umpteenth degree. Skin Templates. To learn more about skin templates, check out this handy instructional video.

A Storyline Mini-pack with a Major eLearning Boost

eLearning Brothers

What do you get when you cross an awesome Articulate Storyline template with another Storyline template? Simple and elegant, this tabbed interaction allows you to view multiple slides of information all in one handy module. As you can see by her pleasant demeanor, Kylie is just A-Okay with being included in this template. And some cutout characters? And sound effects?

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Easy ways to create your elearning templates

The Learning Generalist

Putting together an e-learning/ presentation template in Powerpoint or Keynote can be quite easy. I've found these to be easy ways to start designing a template/ look and feel of an e-learning module and sometimes even a presentation. What most of us struggle with is color combinations. used this very example to create a little fictitious demo of an airline's features.

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3 (Free) PPT Templates To Make Your Training More Memorable

Mindflash

That’s why I always thank my lucky stars when I stumble upon free tools and templates shared by others in the training world.  So, in the interest of paying it forward, here are 3 free PowerPoint templates you can download and use for your next training project (and a few seeds of inspiration as well).  Hopefully they’ll lighten  your  design load and spark your creativity! #1: iPhone Template. Download my free Chalkboard PPT Template and then watch the demo to see how you can use it to simplify intimidating topics for your trainees.

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