Adobe Captivate 8: Responsive Projects for mLearning
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 5, 2014
To accommodate the many screen sizes, your only recourse was to develop several Captivate projects, sized specifically to work on each screen size. Of course that also meant that you'd have to edit and update several projects. Adobe Captivate 8 now allows you to create responsive projects. Want to learn more about creating responsive projects? Join
This Learning ‘Project’ Is Not that Serious
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
For many learning and development organizations, the project model to get work done is pretty much the only model. From an instructional perspective, popular, if oversimplified, design models, such as ADDIE, tend to reinforce this default to treat all work as project work. Such projects can last for years, discourage stakeholders, and require extensive workarounds and concessions.
Scope Creep: It’s Not Just the Project Manager’s Problem
JANUARY 9, 2017
Like most of us IDs, you have probably even been guilty of allowing a little bit (or a lot) of scope creep to enter into a project. Butler, 2012) Scope creep can easily wreck an otherwise “well laid out” project because it upsets the balance of the project management triangle. How have you been able to minimize or eliminate scope creep from your projects? Sources.
Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project. The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces. Create a “Project” folder (normally I name this folder whatever my project/video will be named), and create folders within it based on your files. Idea 3 – Zip Your Project.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
teams take on new projects, or when priorities shift causing a slip in performance. For example, an OTS course such as “Deliver Your Project” might be customized by. from the project management office director. activities on building the project team, you might insert a link to your organization’s team. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. capital.
Who Is Derailing Your Learning Project? (And How Can You Stop Them?)
Dashe & Thomson
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
That learning project you’ve nurtured through countless meetings and rolls of red tape has finally come to fruition, and you’re starting to get down to business. Subject Matter Experts Project Management/Project DeliveryGreat news! But wait – something’s not quite right. Why does it feel like the team is spinning out of control? Why isn't anyone meeting their deadlines?
Four Beginner’s Tips for Managing Project Budgets
JANUARY 26, 2017
Imagine the reactions of your key stakeholders when you walk into your project kick off meeting and say, “Don’t be stingy—can I have an unlimited budget on this project?”. Project Success Project Budget ManagementBy Cartsen Bosselman, Associate Producer. They say the love of money is the root of evil.
Instructional Game Projects
DECEMBER 21, 2011
As I begin to reflect upon this year coming to a close, I have to admit that I am pretty excited about two instructional game projects of which I have been involved. Here are videos describing each project. You can link here for additional information. You can link here for additional information. Design Education Gamers Games Games video games
ELearning Project Managers – Misunderstood Heroes
APRIL 5, 2011
“Aneesh, what does a Project Manager do? To which my friend replied – “Well, now that you’ve told me what you think of Project Managers, why don’t you tell me what they do?. then gave my friend an overview of the project lifecycle and the Project Manager’s role at each stage. Why Project Managers Are Needed. Feel free to comment.
The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change
Employees move from project. to project as part of cross-functional. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer. performance development systems. happening now. If the.
Project Management on a Shoestring Budget
MARCH 11, 2014
But whether you’re teaming with an experienced eLearning provider or have decided to go it alone, this may be the first time you’ve ever served as the project manager on an eLearning project. In a recent blog post , we addressed the question of training, so in this post, we’ll talk about creative ways to manage an eLearning project effectively with just a basic set of tools.
Project Kickoff: Your Most Important Tool for Project Success
Dashe & Thomson
JUNE 15, 2016
A project kickoff meeting is more than just a feel good meet-and-greet. It is the first, and most important, opportunity to set expectations across the entire project team. It is the essential tool to get a project started with the whole team invested and contributing to the project’s success right from the start. Project Management/Project Delivery
3 Ways Corporate eLearning Projects Go Wrong
MARCH 10, 2014
There are many ways an eLearning project, or any L&D initiative, can fail to live up to expectations. No matter the cause, one of these “fail states” is usually present when projects miss the mark: The project took too long. The project did not achieve the business or learning outcomes. This one ties in to the number of decision-makers… and the project’s process.
6 Great Project Management Tools for Custom eLearning Development
MARCH 5, 2014
We are often asked what project management tools we use for our Custom eLearning Development. DropBox – DropBox is where we collect and store project information, source files, development files, etc. 2. BaseCamp – We use BaseCamp as a communication tool between our clients and our project team members. Google Docs – We use Google Spreadsheets for project reviews.
Project Management: Metrics and Variances
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 9, 2014
As Tom DeMacro explains in his book, Controlling Software Projects (DeMacro, 1982), "you cannot control what you cannot measure." " The precursors for measuring are 1) Setting the guidelines and standards; 2) Managing the project; 3) Capturing the metrics; and 4) Usability. Managing the project. The following metrics analysis should be carried out for projects (overall and phase-wise where applicable), and corrective action taken when required. Project Management by Kiranmayee Pamarthy. Usability.
MARCH 10, 2015
needed a short name for this project. It’s what I hope to hear from the people who learn to learn. I am open to collaboration on this project. My bookshelves groan under more than 200 books on learning and development. (I’ve recycled many to get down to this.) How many books look at learning from the point of view of the learner? None that I know of. It was all new to me.
4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects
AUGUST 27, 2013
Authoring Tool eLearning tools training eLearning projects eLearning samples online samples training projects This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio! 1. Locate all [.].
Managing eLearning Projects
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Just like most other projects, eLearning projects can quickly become unmanageable – courses grow out of scope or Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to request multiple changes. Managing expectations is key to ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within scope. Avoiding derailment of the project plan can also be helped by determining the gatekeeper of the content.
Project Showcase: Memorable eLearning for Salon Employees
MARCH 25, 2014
This second course in the project takes a similar concept and applies it to making choices that help learners avoid ergonomic injury – fatigue in arms, wrists, back, or neck. First Build, Then Enable: This project is unique because, while we designed the first five courses and developed the first three, Regis also wants to develop some courses in-house going forward. The goal?
Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate
OCTOBER 3, 2016
There are many reasons why you might want to move a PowerPoint project into Captivate. This past week, I invited Taylor Ehlert, our resident PowerPoint Evangelist to join me in a webinar highlighting six tips you should follow if you plan to move your PowerPoint projects into Captivate. Question 1: What happens when you insert a slide in Captivate, does it transfer over to PowerPoint?
Setting Up a Successful Learning Project With Good Storyboarding
MAY 18, 2016
Contemporary storyboarding is often accomplished by using slide presentations, which makes the components of storyboards easy to manipulate and share when a team must collaborate on a project. Storyboards go back to the 1930s when a Walt Disney animator began using them to organize cartoon scenes. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Storyboarding
LEARNING DESIGN BEST PRINCIPLES – FROM THE LEARNNOVATORS & QUINNOVATION PROJECT
OCTOBER 6, 2016
The post LEARNING DESIGN BEST PRINCIPLES – FROM THE LEARNNOVATORS & QUINNOVATION PROJECT appeared first on Learnnovators. Custom E-Learning E-Learning Best Practices Clark Quinn Deeper Design e-learning eLearning Learning Design Learnnovators Quinnovation WOL Work Out Loud Workplace of the Future
3 Reasons you could benefit from project management software
APRIL 15, 2015
No matter what kind of business or industry you’re in, project management software can make things easier if you have a lot of task-oriented items with many key players. This is especially true if managing projects is not your full-time position. The Project Manager. A new project could start in the form of a letter or brief from your boss, employer, or client.
Basecamp vs. Podio: The Kings of Project Management Tools
OCTOBER 26, 2015
The post Basecamp vs. Podio: The Kings of Project Management Tools appeared first on InsiderHub. Business Uncategorized Basecamp Basecamp vs Podio Podio Project management tools compared
5 Key Guidelines for Managing Responsive eLearning Projects
MAY 20, 2014
Upside Learning Responsive eLearning Responsive eLearning Projects More and more clients are coming up with a requirement to make their eLearning responsive to fit on multiple devices – some have a fixed set of target devices in mind, some want to increase flexibility and extend their eLearning to other devices, and some simply want to select this approach and technology from a […].
10 Reasons to Build Your ELearning Project With JoomlaLMS [Infographic]
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
10 Reasons to Build Your ELearning Project With JoomlaLMS [Infographic]. With so many LMS options available on the market, choosing the right eLearning platform can be daunting as there are so many criteria to take into consideration. We asked our customers around the globe what made them choose JoomlaLMS and compiled an infographic to share the results with you. eLearning
Who Is The Real Project Stakeholder?
MARCH 23, 2016
When you start a new project, are you asking the following questions: Who is the real project stakeholder? Who holds the biggest stake in your project? You’ll get the SME as the answer because they have the closest ties with the Instructional Designer during the project. They have the most to gain from the success of the project and the most to lose.
Pricing Multi-Device eLearning Projects
MAY 26, 2015
During the sales process, one of the most common questions to an eLearning vendor like us is “How do you price your custom eLearning projects?“ “ A few years ago, the answer to this used to be relatively simple. Typically it would mention pricing as per ‘level’ of output. Most vendors would classify their eLearning output […]. eLearning Multi Device eLearning Multi Device eLearning Pricing Multi Device Pricing
Project Management & eLearning Timelines – Part 1
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
Congratulations Project Manager! Start of the Project. As a project manager, you have been assigned the client and project to shepherd through the entire process of instructional design, development, quality assurance and final delivery. You’re ready to contact the client and kick-off the project! We project managers have all been there in this situation.
Dynamic Language Translations for Storyline Projects
MARCH 24, 2016
Granted, this solution is not ideal for everyone’s situation, but if you find this is realistic for your projects, you’re in luck! If your projects follow this design method, or you just want to learn a new trick, proceed to download the practice file to follow along with the steps below. Ideal for Non-Player Courseware. Additionally, you can view a live demo by clicking here.
10 Creative Ways for Excellent E-learning Project Management [Infographic]
DECEMBER 13, 2016
It is a well-known fact that effective project management plays a key role in the success of an e-learning project. Project management can make or mar your e-learning project. It ensures your project is completed at the right time, within the estimated cost, without compromising on quality. What does it take to manage your e-learning projects successfully?
Microlearning: The Resources You Need to Plan and Execute Future Learning Projects
MAY 11, 2016
With the realization of a new-age learning style, microlearning has been a huge trend in the realm of learning development and e-learning. If you Google ‘microlearning resources’ you will see over 88,000 results populate. The sheer volume of information makes it challenging to decipher and find credible information and sources. Learning Resources microlearning
ELC 037: Applying Agile Principles To eLearning Projects
The eLearning Coach
NOVEMBER 27, 2016
Agile principles call for iterative and incremental development that improves as a project advances. It’s an effective way to make project corrections as requirements change. In this session, I speak with Megan Torrance about Agile project management for eLearning design and development. It’s an effective way to make project corrections as requirements change.
Tips for E-Learning Project Management and Pedagogy Fit
JUNE 8, 2013
The following is a summary of my presentation at the ElNet E-Learning Project Management Adventures Congress being held in North Sydney on June 14, 2013. Have you ever been caught in the middle between what a project sponsor or subject matter expert (SME) wants to deliver and what you know to be good learning design? Changing practice Design Development Project Management
Key Roles of an ELearning Project
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
While every elearning development project is unique in regards to the content, there are some aspects that span across them all, and one of those aspects are the key roles. Defining the roles of team members is one of the most important things you will do for any elearning development project. For starters, it prevents everyone from stepping on each other’s toes. Specialist).
Amp Up Your Storyline Project with a Custom Player
JUNE 2, 2016
The next step is to go to the Slide Master View in the custom player project and right click on the top layout box found in the left hand corner and copy and paste it into the Slide Master View of your personal project. You will also need to copy the Close Caption Layer into your personal project, as well. But what does a good player look like? And how can you build one?