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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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Free pdf eBook: theory & practice of #online teaching and learning

Ignatia Webs

Routledge offers a free (pdf) eBook on the subject of " the theory and practice of online teaching and learning: a guide for academic professionals ". It is an eBook comprising 60 pages of useful eLearning information. The authors are known UK experts: Gilly Salmon, Diana Laurrilard, Allison LittleJohn to name but a few. Do I need to be a computer expert? How can it benefit me?

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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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Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

pdf 9. 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 About Axonify.14

Adobe RoboHelp 9: PDF Review

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The new RoboHelp 9 includes a handy Create PDF for Review option that will allow you to create a PDF that reviewers can open with the free Adobe Reader. The PDF stores those comments and you can import them directly into RoboHelp. Here is how the PDF Review process works. From within RoboHelp, choose Review > Create PDF for Review. by Kevin Siegel. Sweet!

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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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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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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 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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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!

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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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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!

Time Saver Tuesday - Snagit Print Driver + PDF

Visual Lounge

OK, how many of you have ever been sent a PDF that you're expected to print, fill out by hand and fax back? Then, I can save the document as a PDF and just email and share the document with anyone. Surfing Twitter today, reminded me of a little known feature in Snagit that can save you lots of time. Snagit has a 'printer' capture option.

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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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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

#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.

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.

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?

Saving a Web Page as a PDF file

eContent

For years I have used SnagIt for screen capture, and occasionally capture web pages and then saved that content as a pdf file. For saving web pages to pdf, using the Google Chrome web browser yields a much better result. There are two options: Directly save a web page using Chrome's native pdf support (or). Google PDF Print Screenshot #1. --. like me. not seperately.

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″

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

Adobe RoboHelp: Shared Review

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The only thing reviewers need is a PDF of your RoboHelp content, Adobe Acrobat or the free Adobe Reader. Working with shared reviews consists of three stages: Creating a PDF for review. Create a PDF for Review from Within RoboHelp. In the steps that follow, I will show you how to create a review PDF locally. Choose Review > Create PDF for Review. The review.

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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!

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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!

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TweetBook: Create a PDF ‘Diary’ with all your Tweets

Dont Waste Your Time

Tweetbook is a free service that will create a PDF ‘book’ of all your own tweets. I was pointed to TweetBook by Jane Hart ; if you have an account on Twitter, you’ll absolutely love  Tweetbook. The beauty is that links are still clickable, but not to profiles. it could just be I’ve said too much and decided anything older just wasn’t worth it LOL.

A fantastic pedagogical issue of IRRODL free #research #eLearning #pedagogy

Ignatia Webs

Kissaka HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Dyads Versus Groups: Using Different Social Structures in Peer Review to Enhance Online Collaborative Learning Processes Francesca Pozzi, Andrea Ceregini, Lucia Ferlino, Donatella Persico HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Learners’ Interpersonal Beliefs and Generated Feedback in an Online Role-Playing Peer- Feedback Activity: An Exploratory Study Yu-Hui Ching, Yu-Chang Hsu HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Should Instructors Require Discussion in Online Courses? IRRODL is one of my favorite journals. Oh, my this is just a treat!

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Large documents: PDF it?

elearningpost

Ginny Redish explores when to PDF large documents, and more importantly when not to. However, realize that, with most PDF files, you are providing a paper document on the web rather than web-based information. If the document looks like a paper document or if it is large, people are likely to print it rather than read it on the screen. You have distributed the document; you have saved the printing and shipping cost; you have shifted the cost and effort of printing to your audiences – but have you really met their needs

Adobe PDF Online

Take an e-Learning Break

Create Adobe PDF Online is a web-hosted service that lets you convert a wide variety of documents to Adobe PDF files. Select a file from your hard drive, and the online program creates an Adobe® PDF file for you. Enter the URL of a Web page, and the program will capture it as an Adobe PDF file. PDF Online" src="https://createpdf.adobe.com/images/en_US/createpdficon.gif" width=88 border=0>. It can also do optical character recognition (OCR) on image files. Check it out: https://createpdf.adobe.com/. Cost is $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year.

How To Convert Your PDFs into eLearning

TalentLMS

No matter where you go, you will run into a pdf file! It’s a pdf again – electronic or hard copy. Go through the pdf to learn “step by step” how to and several other how-to’s – all in pdfs. With the hands-free lifestyle most of us are used to, we hear a scream every now and then when someone opens a pdf! Divide a large pdf into parts.

This Week in MakingBetter: #xAPI Camp Sells Out; #LScon DemoFest

MakingBetter

’s new PDF Annotator Visualization in full action. Art Werkenthin and I will be at DemoFest on Thursday, March 27, to talk about “ PDF Annotation in the Cloud: A Real-world Application of the xAPI ” The story behind it is simple. It’s been a quiet few weeks while our heads have been down getting things done, but this week has been something special.

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Modern Workplace Learning: The book is now available

Jane Hart

My new book is now available for purchase as a paperback or PDF. Modern Workplace Learning: A Resource Book for L&D. This book is packed with practical advice and guidance to help L&D transform their workplace learning practices both through the provision of modern training content and the promotion and support of continuous, everyday learning in […]. Social learning

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Using Badges to Drive Member Engagement

Web Courseworks

Sure, the technology may be at the top of the Peak of Inflated Expectations now, but we are looking toward a future in which associations award their members badges for completing professional development, instead of PDF certificates. Managing eLearning Assocations badges Inflated Expectations Member Engagement PDF certificates professional development

Using Badges to Drive Member Engagement

Web Courseworks

Sure, the technology may be at the top of the Peak of Inflated Expectations now, but we are looking toward a future in which associations award their members badges for completing professional development, instead of PDF certificates. Managing eLearning Assocations badges Inflated Expectations Member Engagement PDF certificates professional development

Adobe FrameMaker and Captivate: Merging Multimedia With Print PDFs

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      There's no trick to creating a PDF these days. Simply open a document and, if you've got Adobe Acrobat on your computer, choose  Adobe PDF  when you print. Creating a PDF that will engage your reader is another story. created a PDF by choosing File > Save as PDF. and everyone's doing it. Interested? 

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#IRRODL : Why the #chaos of #MOOC s and #mlearning will be a benefit to #education in the long run

Ignatia Webs

Participant support on massive open online courses HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Rita Kop, Hélène Fournier, John Sui Fai Mak 74-93 Using mLearning and MOOCs to understand chaos, emergence, and complexity in education HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Inge de Waard, Sean Abajian, Michael Sean Gallagher, Rebecca Hogue, Nilgün Keskin, Apostolos Koutropoulos, Oscar C. in the end. education2.0

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New free #research articles #IRRODL lots of interesting papers

Ignatia Webs

Joo Benchmarking the habits and behaviours of successful students: A case study of academic-business collaboration HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Elizabeth Archer, Yuraisha Bianca Chetty, Paul Prinsloo Multi-country experience in delivering a joint course on software engineering – numerical results HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Zoran Budimac, Zoran Putnik, Mirjana Ivanovi?, IRRODL has a new issue out, gathering papers from across the globe. Did not have time to read it yet, but I put many papers in my ''to read'' folder based on interesting titles and related abstracts. Walker, Brian R.

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