Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
PDFs have almost become a standard for writing company announcements, policies, terms and conditions, how to’s, newsletters, training material and what not. While some PDFs may be short, quite many of them – such as those used for writing policies & procedures, or for training purposes may be mercilessly long. Create them at the end of each short module and collect their scores.
Assessing Learner Confidence in Training Modules
ATD Learning Technologies
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Consider the following scenario: A new hire has just completed all onboarding training and the assessments confirm that he’s a star. Unfortunately, when potential clients ask specific questions, he is unable to remember many of the product details he learned during training. He breezed through training, right? You send him to the front lines with great expectations.
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.
Creating Immersive Learning Solutions for Industrial Technical Training
JULY 22, 2015
Origin Learning has displayed its in-depth understanding of concepts by developing learning modules with an immersive approach for a transportation conglomerate recently. Ways to impart Technical Training effectively. Identify the common functionalities and repurpose them for relevant training can result in reducing development efforts significantly. Let’s come to water.
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. eLearning Design Online training
From Why to Wow: Develop E-learning Modules for Engaging Compliance Training
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Compliance training, though mandatory, is greeted with grim faces and grumbling from employees; the usual response is, why this training? Though organizations do their best to convince employees that compliance training is important, employees are not enthusiastic. Invariably, these training exercises are ill-designed. Training Solutions Compliance Training
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. eLearning Design Online trainingSo what can be done? FreeImages.
E-training Modules on Software Applications Using Articulate Storyline
JANUARY 17, 2017
How can you impart effective training on using software applications? Software training managers often look for a perfect screen recording, the feasibility to create a simulated environment, and expect to check learners’ understanding in a test environment. You can easily create e-training modules with interactive simulations on software applications, using Articulate Storyline.
Online Community Training Case Study
APRIL 18, 2012
Training conducted through online communities is an arduous task but worth mentioning the efforts taken by an organization with the use of Raptivity. Generally, organizations have discussions and announcements made on online communities but going a step further with training [.].
Designing Micro-learning Modules – A Few Lessons from Hollywood
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Many e-learning designers believe the short spans of micro-learning modules are the panacea for all learner engagement issues. Lesson: Begin the micro-learning module with an icebreaker. Designers of micro-learning modules can adopt a similar approach. They can begin the bite-sized learning module with a video to “get learners into the groove”. Movie #1: GoldenEye.
Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
What is your best option when it comes to developing a custom online training module in minimum time? On the one hand, it refers to the software and process used to create eLearning content and courses quickly, and on the other to learning delivered in short, quick electronic-based modules. Rapid e-learning can come to your rescue. What is rapid e-learning? Benefits.
Putting Together an ERP Trail Mix: Some Bite-sized Modules for Employees To Snack On
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Give them bite-sized modules that deal with a single learning objective and provide just-in-time support whenever they require. To prep your end-users for training, you can use microlearning videos that convey the message from senior management stating the importance of the ERP to end-users and the organization. Short learning modules for role-based training.
Why You Should Create Microlearning Modules in Articulate Storyline
AUGUST 25, 2016
Similarly, it is better to create microlearning courses rather than bombarding your employees with full length courses in the name of training. There may be times when your training budget is cut short and you can no longer roll out full length courses. Imagine you’re eating a pizza all by yourself; you have the first slice, then the second, third, fourth and you’re full!
5 Amazing Image Editing Tools for Your Online Training Modules [Infographic]
AUGUST 16, 2016
Related Posts How Does Custom E-learning Offer Effective ERP End-user Training? 4 E-learning Design Tips to Impart Effective Online Training [Infographic] Custom E-learning: Delivering Affluent Learning Experience [Video]. Several research studies have proved that using images in eLearning courses enhances learning. How do you do this? Excited to know about the image editing tools?
The Dos and Don’ts of Developing Self-paced Training Modules
JANUARY 25, 2017
You need to come up with ideas that will make your learners want to know more, be eager to go to the next module, and ready to follow the instructional path you have designed. For instance, any extraneous information in a compliance training module where the content is already dense will make the course heavier for the learner to comprehend and put him off. Don’ts.
Are Short Product Knowledge Learning Modules The Need Of The Hour?
AUGUST 1, 2016
Alarmed by the statistics about Gen Y sales force and worried about training them? 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.
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!
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 [.]. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5.5 Last week, a Captivate user had posted a question on our Facebook page. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Assessment Disable Assessment Enable Assessment Quiz rapid elearning
Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach
MAY 21, 2015
Through her collaboration with Caryl Oliver, and Raptivity, she has created a range of learning and training courses for clients as small as a hospitality college in India to industry giants like the Linfox Group in Australia. Anne mills Mini courses Mini Learning Bytes Mini Modules raptivityThe key feature of each mini-lesson is that it is quick and specific.
eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
APRIL 23, 2014
Is 3-5 minutes the right amount of timing for an eLearning module? I'd Looking for instructor-led training on the top eLearning tools? We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We can also bring the same great training onsite to your facility. by Kevin Siegel You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen. So how long is too long? Keeping my students engaged (and awake) has always been a top concern.
Can compliance training actually be fun?
JANUARY 17, 2017
No one EVER looks forward to compliance training sessions. The reason people attend compliance training sessions is same as the reason six-year-olds brush their teeth every morning. Compliance trainings are somewhat tricky to administer because they are not about sharing information or teaching a new skill. Instead, compliance training is usually about influencing employees to alter their behaviour favourably. the training needs to teach employees to behave in a certain fashion, irrespective of their personal values or prejudices. Let’s face it.
How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization
JUNE 7, 2016
5 Tips To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization. More importantly, they must receive ongoing online training that allows them to fine tune their skills, learn about the latest products, and brush up on work related tasks. Without continuous online training , retention and employee satisfaction rates plummet. Content delivery is also a consideration.
How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox. On one hand, it is becoming ever more necessary for companies to provide training, especially for recent college graduates: according to a Gallup survey , only 11% of business leaders believe that college graduates are adequately prepared to succeed in the workplace. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged.
Download Adobe Captivate sample Rapid eLearning Course modules
JANUARY 2, 2012
Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Technical Support Training and Tutorials Under the hood Whats new Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5.5 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 elearning
6 Tips To Improve Customer Service With Online Training
MAY 13, 2016
How To Improve Customer Service With Online Training. Thankfully, you can offer them all of the tools and resources they require by developing an effective online customer service training program. 1. Branching scenarios offer your employees the rare opportunity to engage with virtual customers in a supportive online training environment. Offer on-the-job training tutorials.
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.
ILT, Elearning, or MOOC? When to Use Common Training Formats
Your Training Edge
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
Corporate training used to mean one thing: “Here’s an orientation pamphlet and a couple of manuals. Then it meant another: “Your training will take place October 14 through 18, from 9 to 5. The popularity of each type of training has risen and declined according to various factors, including who’s in charge, training budgets, and what’s trendy. Instructor-led training.
How to Design a Complex Training Curriculum in 10 Steps
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Make no mistake: there’s nothing simple about designing a complex training curriculum. Hours of training must be created for a wide range of learner roles. Training can never be designed to meet the needs of all of these personas!” For example, a recent medical device product launch we supported had 14 different roles that needed training! Identify the roles.
7 Online Sales Training Tips To Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal
MAY 19, 2016
Help Your Sales Team Seal The Deal Using 7 Online Sales Training Tips. In this article, I’ll share 7 online sales training tips that can help your sales team seal the deal. This can be a challenging task if they are disbursed and face-to-face training is out of the question or simply too expensive and time consuming. Offer ongoing online sales training.
Using Design to Increase Training Adoption: This Month on #BLPLearn
APRIL 28, 2016
What good is training if no one uses it? understand that there are certain elements of training you can simply make mandatory… but there are some you cannot. This means that, continuing the message from last month’s post, the visual design of your training can have a major impact on effectiveness. Take, for instance, support documents. Not conducive to adoption at all.
Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 15, 2014
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and gamification hit the corporate training world at roughly the same time. Starting mainly as a way to motivate sales teams through competition, the idea of using game mechanics has moved into many areas of the business environment, including training. But ultimately, what it all comes down to is that gamification works by making training fun.
How to improve knowledge transfer in Online IT Training
Your Training Edge
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Online training providers can quickly scale their operations and increase their intake capacity by just upgrading their hosting infrastructure. Online IT Training has exploded in the past few years. Here are five tips to improve knowledge transfer through online IT training programs: Step by Step Learning. Technology is evolving at a faster pace than ever. Community Learning.
How to Transition In-person Training to eLearning
JANUARY 13, 2016
Based on many factors (budget, geography, maintenance, resources, scalability) you may be considering the transition of in-person training content to an eLearning format. Some people point to today’s amazing technology as proof that in-person training is no longer required. Where do you begin, once you’ve decided to transition training content from in-person workshops to eLearning?
Make 2017 the Year of Training Effectiveness
JANUARY 3, 2017
Don’t expect better results from your training programs if you aren’t willing to change how you think about corporate training. If your training department has always built custom training internally, you may want to consider buying some off-the-shelf training. There are more options for training solutions than ever before. Get back into the classroom.