When to Use Rapid eLearning
AUGUST 20, 2013
The term “Rapid e-Learning” is fairly self-explanatory: Rapid eLearning is creating an eLearning course quickly and effectively , often with the aid of authoring tools that do the programming work for you. What Rapid eLearning is NOT.
Rapid E-Learning’s Best of 2014
DECEMBER 29, 2014
I got to meet so many blog readers from all over the world, Articulate successfully released Storyline 2 , and we made significant improvements to the elearning heroes community with a focus on even more free tips , tutorials , and giveaways. Best of the Rapid E-Learning Blog.
5 Tips to Make Rapid E-Learning Interactive
AUGUST 21, 2012
When building rapid elearning with PowerPoint it can be a challenge to get away from linear courses. For one, PowerPoint’s original intent is creating presentations. The good thing is that PowerPoint isn’t limited to linear elearning.
3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Rapid e-learning – an online course development methodology perfectly suited to the technology-enabled learning needs of companies in the 21 st century. Today, it is possible to develop a 60-minute e-learning course in about 3 weeks, using this methodology.
Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning
JULY 12, 2011
I get a lot of questions about upgrading to PowerPoint 2010. Most people who ask are still using PowerPoint 2003. Starting with PowerPoint 2007, there are many features that make the rapid elearning process much more efficient. Well in PowerPoint 2010 you can!
5 Free Online Image Editors for Rapid E-Learning
JANUARY 31, 2012
My guess is the Polaroid frame would work well with some elearning screens. If you’re interested in learning more, you can add your name to this link and we’ll update you when more information is available. Rapid E-Learning Workshop.
Over 40 Rapid E-Learning Posts with Free PowerPoint Templates & E-Learning Assets
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
PowerPoint is hot. This makes sense because it’s the most popular elearning tool out there. It’s easy to learn. And once you understand how to use it to build rapid elearning courses , the sky’s the limit. Here’s How I Built That PowerPoint E-Learning Template.
Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses
AUGUST 2, 2011
They’ll get filled as you apply what you’re learning and gain more experience. General Thoughts on Rapid E-Learning. Three Things I Learned About Learning on My Deathbed : Motivated learners will learn. You can also download a PowerPoint template.
3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. As of 2014, over 48% of the companies use rapid authoring tools. Articulate storyline is a desktop application that looks and feels like PowerPoint. Learning Technology rapid authoring tool
7 Secrets to Getting the Graphics You Need for Rapid E-Learning
AUGUST 23, 2011
It’s always so much fun getting to meet the blog readers and learning more about what people do in the real world. Two things always stand out during these trips: There is no one way to do elearning. If you’re building rapid elearning courses, then most likely you’re using PowerPoint.
How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. Their organization needs to take existing content (usually a bunch of PowerPoint files) and get it online as soon as possible. Once it’s online, they realize that many of the courses look like PowerPoint slides.
Four Essential Tips for the Rapid E-Learning Pro
JUNE 7, 2011
PowerPoint’s a great authoring environment for elearning. If you can step away from the “bullet point” mindset and all of the complaints, you’ll see that PowerPoint’s got a lot to offer those who build elearning courses. It doesn’t need to have that PowerPoint look.
Do You Know the Answers to These Rapid E-Learning Questions?
MARCH 6, 2012
Recently I participated in an interview-style webinar for the E-Learning Guild. Today we’ll look at the rapid elearning questions. What is Rapid E-Learning? So for them elearning was an all or nothing proposition. Start with rapid elearning.
Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. I shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. PowerPoint Resources.
3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What
DECEMBER 12, 2016
The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. Converting ILT to E-learning made easy with Articulate Storyline.
Top PowerPoint Tips
DECEMBER 8, 2014
PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility. You can create presentations, rapid elearning courses, illustrations, videos, mobile learning and even books for publishing. PowerPoint also offers ease of entry.
Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips
JUNE 21, 2011
Last week I shared a free PowerPoint template that was inspired by the iPad’s notebook app. If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. In PowerPoint you can create all sorts of shapes.
Best PowerPoint Tutorials for E-learning
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
When we started this blog in 2007, PowerPoint-based elearning was all the rage, and for good reason. Today, the elearning market is different and PowerPoint elearning isn’t as important (or relevant) as it was ten years ago. Top PowerPoint Tips.
Create Free Icons and Images in PowerPoint Using Dingbat Fonts
MARCH 7, 2017
In the e-learning community, a number of people shared free icons and shapes. Looking at the free icons reminded me of simple trick we show in our PowerPoint workshops. You’ll need PowerPoint 2013 or newer. Again, you’ll need PowerPoint 2013 or newer for this.
Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?
OCTOBER 25, 2011
PowerPoint’s designed as a presentation tool. While the application is versatile and great for elearning, many people still struggle to get past the PowerPoint look because the features are designed to encourage the use of the templates.
Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction
JULY 21, 2015
Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. I used it to show how to create interactive conversations in PowerPoint using hyperlinks. How to Edit the Free PowerPoint Template. Download the free PowerPoint template here. Free E-learning Resources.
How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint
APRIL 26, 2016
In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do. In fact, I ran into this issue in a previous post on getting an elearning job. How to Edit Vector Illustrations in PowerPoint.
Is PowerPoint Destroying ELearning?
MAY 23, 2013
I was messing around with Articulate Storyline and found myself wondering: are the popular rapid elearning development tools being held captive by the learning industry’s past? Heck, most of them allow you to import PowerPoint. elearning
Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
There are 16 free PowerPoint templates and 15 free Storyline templates. Free PowerPoint Templates. Here are a bunch of free PowerPoint templates. Just like the PowerPoint templates, feel free to download them and customize them to meet your needs. Want to learn more?
Free PowerPoint Template: Tabs Interaction
DECEMBER 22, 2015
At a recent workshop I showed the difference between creating interactive elearning in PowerPoint and Storyline. Following is the free PowerPoint template and the corresponding Storyline version. Free PowerPoint Template. That’s an easy way to learn.
5 Essential Rapid E-Learning Tips
DECEMBER 8, 2009
A manager I know works for a multibillion dollar company that has its own elearning group. However, when she needs to train her staff of about 200, she has no access to the elearning group’s resources. Following are five essential rapid elearning tips for working with PowerPoint.
The Most Practical Rapid E-Learning Tips from 2012
JANUARY 1, 2013
I’m always sensitive to the elearning developers who have to work with limited resources and usually by themselves. This year’s 2012 wrap up post features the tips & tricks shared during the past year that can be applied to your elearning courses right away. PowerPoint Tips.
Free E-Learning & PowerPoint Template
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
A few weeks ago I shared an elearning example I created for an elearning workshop. There’s a PowerPoint version and one for Articulate Storyline 2 that offers a lot more interactivity. Click here to view the elearning example. That’s something not possible in PowerPoint.
Raptivity Presenting on M-Learning at eLearning Africa 2012 in Benin
MAY 21, 2012
Raptivity, the award-winning software for creating rapid e-Learning interactivities is speaking at eLearning Africa conference in Benin. Vinod Ganjoo, Sr.
4 Reasons Articulate Storyline is the Preferred Choice for Rapid E-Learning Outsourcing
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Do you need extensive customization, quick results, courses that reflect your branding, and shorter turnaround times in e-learning course development? Here are four concrete reasons to ask your e-learning outsourcing partner to develop courses using Articulate Storyline.
Free PowerPoint Template: Circle Lift
JULY 28, 2015
Here’s another free PowerPoint template that you’re free to use in your online training courses. See the Free PowerPoint Template in Action. Below is an example of the free PowerPoint template without any content in it. Click here to view the PowerPoint demo.
7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template
OCTOBER 5, 2010
To keep things organized, create a consistent process by which you manage your folders and elearning assets. This is especially true when you have a bunch of large images on your PowerPoint slides. Here’s a simple solution, you can compress your images in PowerPoint.
How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint
JUNE 16, 2015
In this post we’ll explore how to edit free vector images in PowerPoint. However, if you get the image in.EPS format you may be able to edit the free vector images in PowerPoint. If the free vector image is in.EPS format you may be able to edit it in PowerPoint.
Why PowerPoint Isn’t the Right Choice for Interactive E-Learning
DECEMBER 8, 2015
If you follow this blog then you know that I’m a big fan of PowerPoint. But is PowerPoint the best option if you want to create interactive elearning? Here’s What Makes PowerPoint Special. Top PowerPoint Tips & Tricks. 3 PowerPoint Shortcuts.