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30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? For portfolio samples, you don’t generally need to create a full-blown, 60 minute course. If you want a job creating soft skills training, create customer service samples. If you love software training, create that kind of samples. Resume writing.

3 Engaging Samples of Gamified E-learning Developed in 2016

CommLab India

In this blog, we will highlight three gamified samples developed this year. eLearning Design game based learning gamified e-learning samplesIn an earlier blog, I had written about how using game elements in e-learning can greatly improve learner engagement. According to research findings, gamification is found to increase retention levels when used in e-learning. Trivia Time.

3 Articulate Storyline E-learning Samples

CommLab India

In this blog, we will explore the features that have made this tool a favorite of developers and discuss some sample e-learning courses developed using the articulate storyline tool. Articulate Storyline 2 is a versatile rapid authoring tool which has been the go-to solution for e-learning developers. Its PowerPoint-like interface and many built-in features make it easy to use.

Likert-Type Scales: Examples, Samples and Information

Kapp Notes

If you are doing a formative or summative evaluation of instruction or doing a needs assessment or a program evaluation, sooner or later you are going to need a Likert-type scale. You also may have a question about using odd or even numbers in the Likert-Type Scale, here is some insight on that. Here are several types of scales that you might find handy. Also, here is an article about preparing a Likert Scale. Here is a link to a page that has some templates that might be helpful. Finally, are you really pronouncing "Likert" correctly. I'll bet not.

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). It might also be mobile-friendly — at least, the sample scenario works on my iPhone. For example, the default version of the sample scenario had white text on a black background. That’s way more work than I wanted to do for a quick sample. Twine.

4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects


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! Locate all [.].

Sound Effects in E-learning: Top 8 Sample Music Sites

CommLab India : They aim to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, and so on, and all sounds fall under a Creative Commons license. ccMixter : This is a community music remixing site, where you can find a lot of music samples that fall under the Creative Commons license. One of the important aspects of e-learning development is music.

How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?

Origin Learning

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Design for Motivation – Free Sample Chapter

Usable Learning

Hey folks, There’s a free sample chapter of the book (Design For How People Learn) available here: [link] It’s Chapter 8: Design for Motivation (In which we learn that we don’t always learn the right thing when we learn from experience, and … Continue reading →

Download Adobe Captivate sample Rapid eLearning Course modules

Adobe Captivate

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 Authoring Rapid eLearning Technical Support Training and Tutorials Under the hood Whats new Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5

How to Convince Higher Ups That “Fun” eLearning Is Good Business

Bottom-Line Performance

They have seen samples of similar courses a vendor has created for other clients with success, so they feel comfortable trying it themselves. e-Learning eLearning Challenges gamification Training case study elearning work sampleOur eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. This is Part 2. A photo-driven example.

Design for Motivation – Free Sample Chapter

Usable Learning

Hey folks, There’s a free sample chapter of the book (Design For How People Learn) available here: [link] It’s Chapter 8: Design for Motivation (In which we learn that we don’t always learn the right thing when we learn from experience, and … Continue reading →

Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples

Tony Karrer

Based on my post LMS RFP , I've been asked several times if I knew where you could find samples of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custom eLearning development, performance support tools, learning content management systems (LCMS), elearning authoring tools , etc. Today the question was for Microsoft Project. This wasn't something I could directly help the person, but I had the sense that people may be missing some key search tricks that would give them a list of reasonable results. The keys are: (filetype:pdf OR filetype:doc) - only show me actual documents in either of these formats.

Instructional Design Pointers shared by Nadine Jeffers


Education Software Free webinar Gaming interactive learning raptivity be creative edutainment Heroskills interactivity samples humour and cartoons instructional designRecently, Raptivity had organized a Games Show Webinar where Nadine Jeffers shared some vital pointers on designing instructionally sound interactivity using raptivity. A gist of these points is listed below: 1. Be Creative 2.

Presentation does matter!


eLearning Software interactive learning PowerPoint rapid learning raptivity compelling learning experience effective learning high content retention Rapid interactivity samples series of blogs visually richWe talk about evoking high content retention among the learners. It’s truly important because effective learning happens only when a learner can show it easily.

Sample Presentations

Kapp Notes

Here are a couple of samples of presentations about Games, Gadgets and Gizmos. Here is my appearance on CBS station WYOU And here you can listen to a radio interview on public radio station WITF.

Raptivity Interactivity Samples for Education Sector


Raptivity Interactivity Samples for Education Sector We have designed some interactivity samples of Raptivity learning games, simulations for education sector. These samples demonstrate the use of Raptivity interactions in Math, Science, Economics, Business Administration and more such online training courses. [.].

Articulate Challenge #79

Oh That Rachel

e-Learning ELH Challenge drag navigation e-learning sampleI’ve fallen way behind Articulate Challenges this past year, and now I’ve just been picking and choosing which ones I want to do. The most recent one intrigued me – so I did it. Twice. The challenge this week centered around custom navigation. My first entry was a resume that you clicked on to get […] Continue Reading. The post Articulate Challenge #79 appeared first on Oh That Rachel.

Blended Learning Design Tip: Create A Course Map Like This One

InSync Training

I''ve had a lot of requests lately for sample "Course Maps," which visually lay out course requirements for blended learning. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Blended learning Motivation

Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents

Kapp Notes

These samples will give you some ideas. Chris Taylor Game Design Document Sample : As the web site says, "for all of you who have ever wondered what they look like or need one for your own personal game project, check out Dungeon Siege creator Chris Taylor's example" Example Blank Design Document : This one is simple and too the point, not much detail but it will get you stared. Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. But how to write one? Game Design Document: Play with Fire. Document for Ant Game.

Graphic Layering for Better E-Learning Design

E-learning Uncovered

Uncategorized articulate Articulate Storyline Articulate Studio authoring tools captivate design development e-learning e-learning design eLearning lectora resources samples tools Often times, new e-learning designers struggle with the graphic design aspect of development process. One of these tips is something I call: “graphic layering.”. What Is Graphic Layering?

The Surge of Corporate Training Videos: 6 Styles to Engage Your Learners

Dashe & Thomson

The following six corporate training video samples come from recent projects, each a bit unique in format or style. During our annual development team retrospective, we realized that video has begun to comprise an increasingly larger share of our project portfolio. And, when it comes to engaging the Head and Heart, video is one of the best learning tools at our disposal.

Improve Training With This Employee Training Plan Sample

WalkMe Training Station

An employee training plan Sample is very often regarded as a vital facet of initiating successful employee training programs. What is The Purpose of an Employee Training Plan Sample? Many an employee training plan sample is made available at no cost at all on the internet and come in either the MS Word or MS Excel formats. These samples are highly noted for featuring more in-depth details and are usually to be had for a fee. The post Improve Training With This Employee Training Plan Sample appeared first on Training Station. Employee Training

A Different Approach to Adult Learning Design


I could map all these characteristics to a sample we recently created for a prospect. The sample was based around ‘The benefits of eLearning’. Here are some things which mapped to what Rick Stated: 1) The company was creating strategic plans for next year and the sample had an immediate value in that discussion. So how do adults learn?



Sample of a graphic we created in Pixelmator. One of our favorite image editing tools for Mac is Pixelmator. It is an affordable alternative compared to the expensive image editing licenses. This enables someone who is a power user, but maybe not a full time designer, to create really beautiful images without needed to learn a complicated application. Try it!

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I’m Speaking at LS Con

Experiencing eLearning

You’ll practice editing some sample scripts during the session so you can immediately apply what you learn. I’m presenting a session on Avoiding Voice Over Script Pitfalls. for the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference. If you’re attending the conference, it’s session LS403 on Wednesday afternoon. Sigh.) More posts to come about LS Con!

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Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach


Have you created any mini learning sample(s)? Looking forward to see your creative samples. And of course, do let me know your thoughts on my mini lesson sample. Although presented in small bites to satisfy today’s learners, effective mini-lessons follow good teaching practice. Learners will often want to test themselves to check their understanding as well as assimilation.

Rapid Video Development for Trainers Sample Chapter

ATD Learning Technologies

Affordable and intuitive technology is rekindling learning professionals’ interest in video, making it a more accessible option for designing and delivering multi-media training. Learning professionals can now easily acquire the funds and expertise necessary to independently produce quality learning videos. Click here to read full version

The Global Virtual Classroom: Share Your Stories & Tips

InSync Training

Keep reading for the planned introductory text and to access sample whitepapers. Request for Contributions: Do you have experience facilitating in a virtual classroom with participants from around the globe? What worked? What didn''t work? What are you going do do differently? Please share your stories and tips. You can respond right here, or send an email to

3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples

CommLab India

Let’s see a few sample e-learning courses developed by CommLab India using this very tool. Click the image to view a sample e-learning course on software application training.). Click the image to view a sample e-learning course on Pharmacokinetics Training.). This sample course on Pharmacokinetics is simple with logical presentation as the instructional design strategy.



Sample Boilerplate for a writer or subject matter expert to Create a Discussion Activity. Sample Boilerplate for a developer to embed a video on a page. Dillon Steam Boiler Works, Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Boiler plate located in Stoughton, Massachusetts. The term “boiler plate” originally referred to the metal plate that was placed on a steam boiler by its manufacturer.

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Sample Chapter

ATD Learning Technologies

Download a free chapter of Karl Kapp's new book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Click here to read full version

A simple, elegant sample of pedagogy

The Learning Circuits

Simple Example (click to enlarge the two pictures) Here is a great, simple example of Pedagogical Elements. Take two, almost identical pictures of Earth. The first is made up just of accurate simulation elements (if you ignore the corners). Click on it and see if you can make out the details. The second picture adds just a bit of pedagogy.

Sample e-Learning: Learn about gems

Take an e-Learning Break

Came across an interesting e-Learning course. Check it out: [link] Take the "Diamond Essentials" course and look at a couple of pages. They use " slide shows " that pop up in the page for further explanations along with other methods to convey drill-down information