4 Instructional Design Mistakes You Should Never Make

LearnDash

If you advertise a course as being for beginners, then you will need to keep it at beginner level. Instead of tracking their progress through the lesson, learners begin to zone out. Within your lessons, you could include a short quiz at the halfway point, and alternate the conclusion between a video and a class-based assignment. Looking for ways to improve your course? Keep an eye out for these instructional design mistakes.

Adobe Captivate: Analyze and Chart Quiz Data Without an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the past, if you created an eLearning quiz and needed to track the results, your only option was to use a Learning Management System (LMS). After that, you can use the Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer, a free AIR-based desktop application, to track the learner results.

What is eLearning?

LearnUpon

Whether you’re an eLearning expert or beginner, there’s no denying its popularity has skyrocketed over the past decade. xAPI is often described as the next evolution of SCORM, as it has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences.

How to Create Employee Training Videos

LearnUpon

Alternatively, it’s easy to produce great video content without needing expensive filming and editing equipment. Soapbox (Wistia), Camtasia and Screencast-o-matic are all good, light-weight options that are perfect for beginners. . Video is a perfect medium for training.

Build eLearning Courses with Materials You Already Have

LearnUpon

SCORM courses track the time taken to take courses accurately. Authoring tools can be expensive and tricky to use for beginners. During a recent LearnUpon webinar, an attendee asked: What is a course?

How to Make your E-Learning More Efficient with Branching Scenarios  

ICDTranslation

A question with several alternatives where a decision is to be made for the story to unfold. This approach is usually used with more complicated ideas and with beginners. You need to be quite creative and careful not to lose track of where each branch leads.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Because (1) LMSs in corporations are primarily used to track stuff (IMHO) so until open source is truly able to slice and dice data (often custom reports) for executives they won't replace commercial LMSs. (2) I'm fairly certain that google analytics could crawl a moodle install and reveal some amazing tracking measurements. I've seen some very impressive uses of google analytics as a measurement/tracking tool for web-based training.

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

I acted like a beginner and I’m sure that didn’t inspire the customer’s confidence. It also helps keep things from going off track. Then he had to come up with some other scheme to get the customer back on track:). Knowing the purpose of the requested deliverables gave me the edge I needed to gently steer the customer to the right alternative. A (much less fun) alternative to the fuzzy thumb is fat red text. The Rapid Elearning Blog.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

I dont have the specifics and Ill try to track him down to find out more because the results were fascinating. In the context of Audio in eLearning and having the expert speak in the course, I'd like to mention our product Speech-Over (www.speechover.com) as a possible alternative to the other approaches. The Scrambled Egg Mind of a Beginner Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges i.

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Crowdsourced Sales Training with John Barrows

Allego

We discussed a number of ways organizations use crowdsourcing to pull golden talk tracks and sales ideas out of their best reps and SME’s and spread them across the middle of the pack to keep everyone up-to-speed. Today’s selling environment grows more and more difficult by the day.