Case Study: Engaging Learners in the Synchronous Distance Environment by Kim Bahr and Irene Boland

Learning Solutions Magazine

To accomplish more with fewer resources, many organizations are turning from costly traditional face-to-face (F2F) training to alternate methods, such as self-paced eLearning and distance learning. Here is a summary of the techniques used recently to convert a four-day F2F course to a synchronous distance format, highlighting design considerations, successes, and best practices. Blended Design Strategies Getting Started Synchronous

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Most designers therefore began to shift to alternate languages such as HTML, CSS and Javascript, which are more suited to the mobile environment. Given that Flash will become obsolete by next year, it becomes imperative for publishers to migrate their existing eLearning content from Flash to HTML5 , which offers several benefits such as: Lower Development Costs: With HTML 5 you can use a single batch of code to convert your files from SWF to HTML5 files.

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How to Add Events to Audio and Video in Lectora and Lectora Online

Trivantis

Lectora® and Lectora® Online make it easy to synchronize events—add actions—to audio and video playback. This blog will show you step-by-step how to synchronize events to audio and video files within Lectora and Lectora Online titles. For more information, view the Information Center (aka Help) topics on “Synchronizing events of an audio/video object.”. Any available action in Lectora and Lectora Online may be synchronized. Click Convert to MP3/MP4.

Open learning and knowledge sharing in a remote working world

CLO Magazine

This problem does not appear so much in a synchronous working scenario, where it is possible to cut to the chase and focus only on the relevant and concise information. AI can also help by fine-tuning search results or by recommending alternatives.

The next normal

E-Learning Provocateur

While many of us had been offering online courses and other alternatives to in-person training for years, suddenly nothing could be run in a traditional classroom setting; and so as a collective we’ve been forced to shift learning and development online.

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How to Add Closed Captions to Video and Audio in Lectora

Trivantis

b)]: “Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation.”. Locate and drag the desired video file into your title, or alternatively, from the Insert ribbon, select Insert Video File. If your file is not in this format (for example, WMV or AVI), you will need to convert it to MP4. You can convert it as you import it with Lectora Online. Click Convert to MP4. Step A: Convert your audio file to video.

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Accessible Training Videos Improve Employee Learning & Engagement

3Play Media

Closed captions provide a text alternative to relevant auditory info in a video. They are time-synchronized and include speech, speaker labels, and all critical sound effects. Transcription converts the dialogue and audio of a video into a written document.

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What Is Transcription?

3Play Media

Transcription is the process in which speech or audio is converted into a written document. Screen readers convert digital text into synthesized speech, and are helpful for blind or low vision audiences and individuals with a cognitive or learning disability. This format allows a screen reader to convert the digital text into synthesized speech. You’re media files will be returned to you in every output format, eliminating the need to manually convert files.

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4 Ways to Tweak your eLearning for Extended Audiences

TalentLMS

In this article, we share four ways to convert your existing eLearning programs into globally extended courses. This makes it necessary for instructional designers to create alternative methods for eLearners to receive feedback from their facilitators. Create synchronous and asynchronous activities. An instructional design for an extended course should comprise of both synchronous and asynchronous learning activities.

Which Training Delivery Method is Best for Your L&D Program?

eLearningMind

For these reasons, virtual instructor-led training (VILT) may be the logical alternative. Like ILT, VILT is synchronous, meaning that learners are taking the training at the same time with webinars and video conferencing tools such as Zoom. Share on facebook. Facebook. Share on twitter.

Which Training Delivery Methods is Best for Your L&D Program?

eLearningMind

For these reasons, virtual instructor-led training (VILT) may be the logical alternative. Like ILT, VILT is synchronous, meaning that learners are taking the training at the same time with webinars and video conferencing tools such as Zoom. Share on facebook. Facebook. Share on twitter.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

It’s the free alternative to the Microsoft Office Suite. The free version is all you need to quickly convert most file types to the.pdf format. CamStudio can record all the screen actions on your computer, as well as an audio narrative, and create AVI files which can converted to a streaming Flash (SWF) format. Dropbox seems to be the file synchronization software of choice. VIDEO PLAYERS AND CONVERTERS.

What Is Transcription?

3Play Media

Transcription is the process in which speech or audio is converted into a written document. Screen readers convert digital text into synthesized speech, and are helpful for blind or low vision audiences and individuals with a cognitive or learning disability. This format allows a screen reader to convert the digital text into synthesized speech. You’re media files will be returned to you in every output format, eliminating the need to manually convert files.

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DAU: Becoming a modern learning platform in 2021 … it’s about the song!

CLO Magazine

Additionally, all classroom courses and in-person meetings were cancelled and had to be immediately converted to virtual solutions. DAU faculty and staff rose to the challenge and, within three weeks, converted all classroom courses to virtual instructor-led formats and delivery.

ILT vs. VILT vs. eLearning vs. Video Learning: Traditional or Digital Learning

Roundtable Learning

The best ILT includes dynamic experiential and synchronous learning (people learning together). Let’s address some popular digital alternatives to ILT, starting with its closest cousin — VILT. Other times, a global pandemic forces them to convert.

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Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

There are many alternatives to Captivate’s Video Demo. Presenter Video Xpress is an alternative, but I find the editor much too limited. Camtasia (probably the best tool for this goal) and Snagit are also alternatives, but there are a lot more available. For that reason, normally only one workflow will be presented without any alternatives, nor explanation of the reasons of the used steps. Those are SWF-based but will be converted to MP4 when publishing to HTML5.

Coronavirus Lockdowns? Go Home, Go Online, Keep Learning

NovoEd

4 key steps to successfully converting in-person training to an online experience during the pandemic’s lockdown on travel and meetings. In this way, cohorts preserve the group feel in a flexible but synchronized syllabus.

Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

In other words, a 90-minute lecture is likely to be more effective when converted to a series of 10-minute videos. 2) Synchronous Learning Tools: Many learning platforms include a variety of real-time communication capabilities at the click of a button. Online proctoring is a viable alternative for remote students who need to take exams in a secure way that verifies their identity.

Creating Courses that Foster Innovation

MagicBox

It encourages students to think critically as well as consider alternative solutions to a given problem. The synchronous nature of this communication makes it even more beneficial for the learners. Teachers develop and teach courses that demonstrate the importance of change and how it can be converted into an opportunity. Digital education has essentially disrupted old methods of learning in the K-12 sector , giving way to entirely new formats and methods of instruction.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Towards an alternative e-learning - Onlignment , December 13, 2010. How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part I) - Web Courseworks , February 10, 2010. Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more).

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Join Steve Rozillis, Head of Customer Evangelism, Panopto, in this webinar in examining five serious pitfalls that make YouTube a poor choice for hosting your company’s training videos, then look at the pros and cons of six alternatives to find smarter places for your business to keep its video safe. What are some best practices we have learned so far for assessing existing courses and converting to HTML5? “ Carrot harvest ” by woodleywonderworks is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore - Kapp Notes , April 13, 2010 Here are even a few more alternatives to Second Life for you to check out. Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions - Experiencing eLearning , April 1, 2010 These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010.