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Creating PDF Forms

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    PDFs are everywhere, and forms are still one of the most popular PDF types. Whether you are creating a form from scratch or updating an existing one, I bet I can show you a few things you didn't know about PDF forms. This is the first in a series of articles that I'm planning on building and getting creative with PDF forms. Open Acrobat.

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Using PDF Job Aids for Just-in-Time Training

Association eLearning

The American Society for Training & Development has a handy PDF resource for matching up needs (consistency, decision making, process order, etc.) The PDF should be short so it’s easy for the learner to find the information they need. Related elements should be placed near one another on the PDF. They need an answer they can get to just-in-time. Examples of Job Aids.

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7 PDF Tools for eLearning Professionals

DigitalChalk eLearning

Sometimes your online course PDF files can get a bit out of hand. Instead of wasting your time and resources on unsuccessful PDF editing, check out these great PDF tools. These tools can help you easily modify, convert, or view any PDF file. Adobe Reader XI is a free , trusted tool for reliably viewing, printing, and annotating PDF documents. We’d love to hear! .

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How to Embed a PDF Viewer in Articluate Storyline

eLearning Brothers

Think about it, youare participating in your yearly compliance training, and you are asked to look at the PDF, you click the link. Well, I am happy to tell you that you can now allow your user to view PDF’s without forcing them to leave your training. Quick Steps to Embedded a PDF Viewer in Articulate Storyline. Wait, what just happened? zip ). TrainingDoc.pdf).

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Best Practices: Working with Text-Based (PDF) Courses

360 Training

This blog discusses a few best practices on working with text-based ( PDF ) courses. Just like any course, PDF-based courses need to be created keeping the learner in mind. Before you begin uploading your PDF into your course authoring tool , it is always a great idea to analyze it. If your files lack consistency, create a standard course material template in a Word doc, add the text, make necessary adjustments, and then export it into a PDF format to be used in the course. What software is required to view the PDF? It has changed the way we learn.

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The End of the PDF Certificate

Web Courseworks

Major medical organizations have used the activity report to zap certificate information directly from providers to certification boards or organizations, ending the need for practitioners to manage self-reporting of MOC using the insecure and error-prone PDF method. The PDF certificate is disliked by all in the eLearning community – learners, designers, LMS administrators and owners.

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How to Embed a PDF Viewer with Multiple PDFs in Articulate Storyline (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Now that we know how to embed a single PDF in Articulate Storyline from my first post , the next step is utilizing the same system in order to put multiple PDFs in the same course. Here are the exercise files which come from  How to Embed a PDF View in Articulate Storyline  Part 1. STEP 1: Create Trigger – Change the Storyline PDF variable to the PDF we would like to load.

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How to Develop Interactive Marketing Collateral (PDF) Using Adobe Acrobat Pro

CommLab India

Most of the marketing collateral sales people use on-field is in the Portable Document Format (PDF) documents. Here I would like to share how to create single select and multiple select interactivities in a PDF document using Adobe Acrobat Pro. 1. Click the Create dropdown menu and select the PDF Form or Online Form button. But do you know we can create interactivities in PDFs?

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PDF Forms: Part 3

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    During the first article in this series, I covered the  process of creating a PDF. In the second article you learned how to add t ext fields to a postcard PDF. You can  download the PDF from that article  if you want to follow along.). This time I'd like to show you how to add a drop-down menu to the PDF form.

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How to use PowerPoint, Word or PDF files in Easygenerator

easygenerator

In Easygenerator it is possible to upload your PowerPoint as a starting point for your course, but it is also possible to embed any kind of other document; PowerPoints, Word, Excel, PDF. The post How to use PowerPoint, Word or PDF files in Easygenerator appeared first on Easygenerator It is (not yet) possible to upload your document directly in Easygenerator (we are working on that).

Social Learning Handbook: PDF now available

Jane Hart

The PDF edition of the 2014 edition of the Social Learning Handbook is now available for personal use by registered users. Price: £15. Site licences can also be obtained by organisations for multiple readers. Social Learning Handbook 2014: The Next Generation of Workplace Learning Practices in the Age of Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Although social [.]. Social learning

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How to Transform a PDF into an eLearning Course

360 Training

In this post, we will shed light on how to transform PDF content (training material) into an online course. PDF and PowerPoint are the two major formats that we use for training material and/or presentation. Whatever the changes are, ensure to make them before converting the word document into a  PDF file (click  File > Save as > PDF ). If Let’s not stop there.

PDF Forms Part 2: Text Fields

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Now that I have a PDF that I want to convert to a form, I am ready to add text fields.    As you'll recall, I created a postcard-sized PDF in Adobe Illustrator that I want to use for my form.   Here is my PDF opened in Adobe Acrobat. (If you'd like to download the PDF shown below, click  here. will show you how to do both in this series.

Project: The Really Useful #EdTechBook

Dont Waste Your Time

Global community:  Google Map (for PDF downloads). You know how it is … you have an idea that just won’t go away. About a year ago (January 2014) I had an idea for a third book: a follow-up to my ‘ what is a Learning Technologist? ‘ eBook. But, let’s face it, you’ve probably heard enough about me. So, how did I plan and execute this massive project then?

Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

What does a PDF bring to mind? Chunking content will be the basic task of converting any PDF to a course. Begin by dividing the entire PDF into large identifiable sections. Break paragraphs from the PDF into bullet points wherever possible. While converting a PDF into an e-learning object, this drawback must be kept in mind. Pages and pages of words? Good luck!

Coming soon – eBook on QR Codes in Education

Dont Waste Your Time

QR Codes eBook eBooks EdTech Education Technology EPUB Learning Technology MOBI PDF Publishing QR Code QRCodesBU Self-Publishing Smashwords Title : “QR Codes in Education” Author : David Hopkins. ISBN : 9781628470277. Word count : 12,100 (approx.). Price : £4.99. Publish date : June 7, 2013. So why not in your library, or textbook, or classroom display? Google+: David Hopkins.

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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Frankly, there’s nothing most online courses do that a PDF can’t. Anyone (and I mean just about anyone ) can create and update a PDF. claimed earlier that there’s nothing most online courses do that a PDF can’t. Shift the bulk of the content to PDF. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me.

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Writing an eBook: Lessons learned on how, where, and why

Dont Waste Your Time

It is essential you test your work: whether it is in Word format or MOBI or ePub or PDF, it doesn’t matter … test it! eBook Blog Calibre eBooks EPUB Learning Technologist Learning Technology MOBI PDF QR Code Self-Publishing WordPress Zak Mensah Those of you know me will know I published two eBooks earlier this year. Fun : Yes, for the fun of it. Guy Kawasaki. Pause. Again?

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#BYOD4L Day 5: Creating and engaging

Dont Waste Your Time

So, here’s my contribution – download the printable PDF (BYOD4L – Foldify Character / @hopkinsdavid) , print it, cut it out, then stick together to make a little #BYOD4L character! I’ll post a pic of my avatar (shall we name him?) The final day for the short BYOD4L framework is here – creating ! when I can get to a colour printer later.

RISC Releases xAPI PDF Annotator for iOS and Browser by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

RISC, an early adopter of the Experience API standard, leverages xAPI for cloud-based annotations. incorporated into the VTA LMS with version 7.1. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Systems Measurement

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Acrobat 9: Scanning into a PDF Portfolio

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

You have created a PDF Portfolio for "Client Z." This paper document needs to be added to the PDF Portfolio, and quickly! Click the Create Task button and then select PDF From Scanner (or choose File > Create PDF > From Scanner ). Click the Scan button and Acrobat will ask you for a file name (if you are appending a PDF Portfolio). via mail.

Brand new PDF Viewer for iSpring Cloud

iSpring Solutions

iSpring Cloud with an updated PDF viewer has been released. Let your viewers try this new experience of viewing PDF files in a book mode with convenient navigation and realistic flipping animation. Shared. Read more ». iSpring News

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What would you do w/ PDF import and Ask3?

Visual Lounge

Here’s what we peek behind the curtain: We also found out in the survey that their was a strong desire for the ability to import PDF’s. The post What would you do w/ PDF import and Ask3? This week, we asked our Ask3 users what was important about Ask3 and how satisfied they were with it. So, help me out! Do they represent different needs and jobs-to-be-done in your class?

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings. used BullZip’s free PDF Printer ; if you do too, I recommend picking “Flate” for your image compression and “Prepress” for the output quality. When the PDF is produced, check yet again the size of the pages. ″ x 8.5″

How to Convert a PowerPoint Presentation to a PDF File

iSpring Solutions

If you want to make your PowerPoint presentation universal, printer-friendly and compact, then converting it to PDF may be a good idea. This article explains how to convert a PowerPoint presentation to a PDF file and also how to share a presentation without sacrificing interactivity. Shared. Read more ». Presentation Tips & Tricks

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings. used BullZip’s free PDF Printer ; if you do too, I recommend picking “Flate” for your image compression and “Prepress” for the output quality. When the PDF is produced, check yet again the size of the pages. It’s important to appreciate that PDF is a WYSIWYG technology: What You See Is What You Get. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2 I explained how to self publish an e‑book. ″ x 8.5″

Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience

Raptivity

“My learners prefer using PDF - adding Raptivity interactions to PDF makes it an interactive PDF! Dr. Karina shared a very interesting way she uses Raptivity for her learners – Her learners prefer using PDF and so she adds Raptivity interactions to PDF making it an interactive PDF ! Raptivity enabled Dr. Karina Kasztelnik to create online quizzes quickly.

Adobe RoboHelp: iFrames

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

You can create a link to the PDF (which will open the PDF once the user clicks the link) or you can import the PDF into the project (which will create a topic out of the PDF). You can use iFrames (inline frames) to insert PDF files or HTML files within an HTML topic.  Click the browse button and select a URL, HTML file, or PDF file to link.

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IRRODL journal is out with rich online, #mobile and #eLearning articles

Ignatia Webs

Anstadt, Shannon Bradley, Ashley Burnette The influence of e-learning on individual and collective empowerment in the public sector: An empirical study of Korean government employees HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Mann Hyung Hur, Yeonwook Im OERScout technology framework: A novel approach to open educational resources search HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Ishan Sudeera Abeywardena, Chee Seng Chan, Choy Yoong Tham Power distance in online learning: Experience of Chinese learners in U.S. There are a couple of OER related articles in this publication. online learning journals irrodl mooc eLearning

PDF Creator 0.8 (Excellent & Free)

ZaidLearn

Link to PDF Creator & Home page "PDFCreator (0.8) is a free tool to create PDFs easily from nearly any application. With the PDFCreator Printer driver you turn any program into a PDF-machine" Improvements (in Version 0.8): Security! Foxmail, Sylpheed-Claws, IncrediMail Problems with: Ak-Mail, GeMail, Postguard, Vivian Mail Add PDF document properties 'Keywords' and 'Subject' You can add printable files (also via 'Drag and Drop') and through the windows explorer context menu. learning tools

PDF Creator 0.8 (Excellent & Free)

ZaidLearn

Link to PDF Creator & Home page "PDFCreator (0.8) is a free tool to create PDFs easily from nearly any application. With the PDFCreator Printer driver you turn any program into a PDF-machine" Improvements (in Version 0.8): Security! Foxmail, Sylpheed-Claws, IncrediMail Problems with: Ak-Mail, GeMail, Postguard, Vivian Mail Add PDF document properties 'Keywords' and 'Subject' You can add printable files (also via 'Drag and Drop') and through the windows explorer context menu.

A Yummy Free Online PDF to Word Converter

ZaidLearn

PDF2Word Online Via CLC Online The PDF-to-Word conversion occurs directly on the site and can be saved to a location of your choosing. However, I am sure there are several other interesting FREE PDF-to-Word converters out there. However, what if you are looking for a free PDF-to-Word desktop application instead of an online version, do you have any options? Indeed there is!

A Yummy Free Online PDF to Word Converter

ZaidLearn

PDF2Word Online Via CLC Online The PDF-to-Word conversion occurs directly on the site and can be saved to a location of your choosing. However, I am sure there are several other interesting FREE PDF-to-Word converters out there. However, what if you are looking for a free PDF-to-Word desktop application instead of an online version, do you have any options? Indeed there is!

Camtasia Studio 7.0 - Hotkeys PDF

Visual Lounge

After Tuesday's blog post , I've heard a few requests for a PDF of the list of Camtasia Studio's hotkeys. You can download your own copy of all the hotkeys here. Enjoy! Any other requests for printouts? And, a special thanks to Fred Grover and Donald Smith for making PDFs as well. appreciate it!