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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. What PDF tools do you use?

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Articulate Implements Subscription Pricing for Their Products

LearnDash

They have made some big changes in their products by introducing the new Articulate 360. First, let me clarify: Storyline still looks to be their flagship product, going under the moniker “Storyline 360” It looks to have been updated with some new features as well.

Customer Training – Best Practices

eLearning 24-7

If your company, business, association and firm are one of the hundreds of thousands places out there that provide customer training, this post is for you. Whether you offer it for free as a benefit for them purchasing your product/service/membership, and so forth, or you charge them, attracting, attaining and growing the base is crucial. Some folks like to refer to customer training as customer education. Nowadays, the term is customer onboarding.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

Somehow I made it through more than 3 years without reviewing Adobe Captivate Prime LMS. Recently, several clients asked me about it by name, so I headed to the Adobe website for a first-hand look. Strengths of Adobe Captivate Prime include: Free trial. Company: Adobe.

How to use an LMS for product training

LearnUpon

You may currently run product training in person or through webinars, however, if you want to scale your product training efforts you’ll need to use an LMS. Without an LMS, managing product training can become a real challenge, especially at scale. Product training.

Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time

CommLab India

What is your best option when it comes to developing a custom online training module in minimum time? However, rapid e-learning mostly means the quick production of e-learning courses without the use of complicated programming software or techniques. eLearning Design Custom eLearning

Adobe eLearning Suite Announced

Steve Howard

Adobe , Captivate , ELS , eLearning Suite , Device Central. Adobe has released the eagerly-awaited eLearning Suite. Offering seven innovative applications in one complete, integrated package, Adobe eLearning Suite combines full new versions of: Adobe Captivate® 4 Go beyond screen capture to author rich eLearning experiences. Adobe Flash® CS4 Professional with Learning Interactions Create and deliver rich interactive content. Adobe Captivate 4.

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Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

At the Adobe Learning Summit in San Jose, November 10th, Adobe showed several exciting new features from the next version of Captivate and from the up-coming eLearning Suite. Adobe Captivate ‘Next’ I have been beta testing Captivate 4 for several months, so I was pleased to be invited by Adobe to the Adobe Learning Summit in San Jose on Monday 10th November. Adobe Captivate 4 addresses this in a wonderful way.

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Digital Rights Management for Education Content Providers

MagicBox

Adobe DRM: Adobe DRM solutions protect EPUB and PDF files from unauthorized viewing and allows readers to manage their digital rights-protected eBooks on the Macintosh and PC platforms, as well as on supported mobile reading devices.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry I listened in this afternoon to the Adobe seminar: Overview of the eLearning Industry. Overview of the eLearning Industry The evolving state of the industry Host: Ellen Wagner, Adobe Guest Speaker: Chris Howard, Principal Analyst at Bersin Associates (research and advisory firm in corporate training and performance management) Research done by Bersin in the last several months.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7 PDF documents can be checked using tools such as PAC3. Voluntary Product Accessibility Template.

Digital Rights Management for Education Content Providers

MagicBox

Adobe DRM: Adobe DRM solutions protect EPUB and PDF files from unauthorized viewing and allows readers to manage their digital rights-protected eBooks on the Macintosh and PC platforms, as well as on supported mobile reading devices. Customers authorized with customizable ID options, and publishers can make content available for specific windows of time. To learn more about our products & services, visit us at [link].

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7 PDF documents can be checked using tools such as PAC3. Voluntary Product Accessibility Template.

Best eLearning Resources of 2014

eLearning Brothers

If you happened to meet with us personally at an eLearning Conferences this year, you know that we released tons of great eLearning products in 2014: eLearning Stock. Download Adobe Captivate Example Courses. 3 Productivity Tips for Naming Files in Lectora.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

For example, you can import digital files such as SCORM, xAPI (they still call it by the old “Tin Can” name), videos, Microsoft Word, PDFs and Adobe documents. An advanced Training Ops product for organizations that run training as a business. Product: Litmos LMS.

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Job Aids – What you should know

Adobe Captivate

A Job Aid in the Adobe Captivate Prime LMS is any kind of content, such as a document /excel sheet/ video, that helps a user do their job/ complete a task. For example, a customer service executive dealing with product returns or exchanges on an online portal, could use a video tutorial to understand the steps required to fulfill a return request. Supported formats include: PDF. You can also find this information in the Adobe Helpx section on Job Aids.

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Time Estimates for E-Learning Development

Experiencing eLearning

Graphic Production: 12%. Video Production: 6%. Audio Production: 6%. For graphics, my estimate depends on how much custom development I’m doing and how much will be provided by the client. This is a free interactive PDF download, but it requires registration.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Most private companies still want to make a good-faith effort to deliver courses and products that are as accessible as possible. Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images).

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Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow.

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20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

You will end up creating e-learning courses that do not fully satisfy your training needs, impacting the productivity of your employees. Each type and tool differs in its support to various delivery platforms, file formats, customization of components, and your custom development process.

How ePUB Solutions Can Streamline Large Scale Digital Publishing Projects

Hurix Digital

Customized content for different platforms – Each and every internet platform needs a different treatment. While Amazon is actively promoting e-Pub, which is one of the most widely used formats, Adobe’s PDF is what most computer and android phone owners use.

Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

Your Training Edge

The ability to train customers in using your software or product itself, or to train franchise employees, is extremely valuable in this day and age. This will better help everyone have a grasp of what your product, service or brand is, and also what the main goal of your company is.

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

After previewing, reviewing, and revising content, courses can be exported to the web, PDF, or an LMS (SCORM 1.2, It gives users brand control as well as custom styles for different types of content. Its goal is to support ebook publishers by making the publishing process scalable from creation through production and distribution. Users can import Adobe InDesign or EPUB files, fonts, audio. Rich Digital Media Design – TO IMPROVE PRODUCT EXPERIENCE AND FEEL.

Simple Anatomy of SCORM-based E-Learning

Integrated Learnings

I was a software developer working on a quizzing product that needed to export data to a variety of e-learning systems. I just want to get my content to my customer in a form that they can use it! For example, to add a referenced file like a PDF or video. By Jonathan Shoaf.

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100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Customize Your Noun Project Icons – With advanced editing features, you can now customize the color, size, rotation, orientation, background color and background shape. Grab this free downloadable library of 150 Custom Color schemes for Microsoft #PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Artboard Studio in a browser-based mockup tool that combines photography and some really smart features to help you make great looking mock-ups and product shots.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

Of course it can still look lame – the course that is – but that isn’t because of the product, rather umm (well you know who). 19 Zenler Studio - I liked this product last year (2012) and I still find it quite favorable. and customized player. Custom branding.

How to Implement an LMS Successfully?

LearnUpon

Implementations will vary from customer to customer and whether your LMS choice is an installed solution which will take a longer time to configure in comparison to a cloud-based LMS such as LearnUpon which has zero deployment time.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018

learnWorlds

Services & Customer Support Centers. Customer Education (Marketing & Sales). A mini-course is a bit-sized alternative to offer as a lead-capture mechanism for your business, educating your customers or presenting your skills to nurture leads into customers.

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Create Effective Dialogue Simulations for Online Sales Training with iSpring Version 8.3

CommLab India

How important is it for sales personnel to say the correct thing at the correct time to a potential customer? They help sales people develop the required soft skills when interacting with customers.

Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

eLearning 24-7

I removed any vendor built 100% on free open source or open source whereas it is always 100% customized so that one could build a mega monster or build a 1995 version. The PDF is free – it is just again, I repeat, again, a listing of the vendors with a link to their web site.

Benefits of Corporates Shifting to Epub 3

MagicBox

Smartpage also provide a robust workflow for conversion of static PDF to IDPF compliant fixed-layout ePub3. The outcome ePub can be viewed on leading eReaders like Readium, iBooks, Adobe Digital Editions, Google PlayBook, Kindle and others. Our Learning Framework Toolkit enables production of easy gadgets that can be launched from the ePub as embedded/Linked experiences. Today our solutions are being leveraged by more than 20 customers.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Adobe Captivate. The Adobe Captivate software helps you create a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML content. You can create high-quality product demos with the capture-as-a-video workflow. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite. You can also save your presentation as a Microsoft PowerPoint file, or export as a PDF, HTML, or an image file. Adobe Kuler.

Business Benefits of Shifting to ePub3

MagicBox

Smartpage also provide a robust workflow for conversion of static PDF to IDPF compliant fixed-layout ePub3. The outcome ePub can be viewed on leading eReaders like Readium, iBooks, Adobe Digital Editions, Google PlayBook, Kindle and others. Our Learning Framework Toolkit enables production of easy gadgets that can be launched from the ePub as embedded/Linked experiences. Today our solutions are being leveraged by more than 20 customers.

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

It has certainly been a "month of Sundays" since I last posted to this blog and I offer apologies for not sharing more throughout what has proved to be a very busy and productive summer and fall season.

Insights from a presentation master: Q&A with Echo Swinford

BrightCarbon

Fast forward a few years: I got a new computer and I had to re-install all my Adobe programs. I also really like the fact that Designer is now not just working with Microsoft themes but will work with custom corporate themes. I think we are going to see more and more industries and products start building into that 3D capability in the future. People use it for newsletters because you can get a nice PDF out of it: it’s a good page layout program.