FREE Alternative to Adobe Illustrator

LearnDash

Anyone who is serious about making effective, stimulating visuals in their learning content knows the importance of incorporating professional quality images, graphs, and diagrams. However, not everyone needs the full version of Adobe Illustrator.

FREE Alternative to Adobe Illustrator

LearnDash

Anyone who is serious about making effective, stimulating visuals in their learning content knows the importance of incorporating professional quality images, graphs, and diagrams. However, not everyone needs the full version of Adobe Illustrator.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

In this article, we explore Elucidat as an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate – to help you decide if it’s time to make the move to cloud-based authoring. Consequently, the most common and effective uses of the two are software simulation and animation-based courses.

Effective Graphics

CourseArc

Good visuals help learners absorb material more effectively and make training memorable. Ensure all visuals meet the accessibility requirements – To ensure that all graphics is 508-compliant, instructional designers should describe it with alternative text.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. are switching between devices, alternating between. different version of your courses for the myriad. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation, Version 2.0

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

After posting the first article, PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation , I got a tip from one of our readers, Konrad Schroth , for an alternate way to create a spinning animation. by AJ George.

Nine Training Alternatives to ‘Correct’ and ‘Incorrect’

Mindflash

They are thought to be effective with learners who have limited prerequisite knowledge because these examples reduce cognitive load. Note that worked examples are not effective for learners who are skilled at a task as it interferes with their ability to solve problems like an expert.

ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs

LearnUpon

– It’s simple and effective! Other versions? Alternatively, you can use a good old-fashioned whiteboard and post-it combination! The post ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs appeared first on LearnUpon.

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ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs

LearnUpon

– It’s simple and effective! Other versions? Alternatively, you can use a good old fashioned whiteboard and post-it combination! The post ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs appeared first on LearnUpon.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. the version 2.1 and version 2.1.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. the version 2.1 and version 2.1.

Can You Make Yourself More Creative? – Exploring the Creative Expectation Effect

Learningtogo

The “ alternative uses” test devised by John Paul Guilford measures “divergent thinking” by asking the subject to come up with as many uses of common objects as possible and then scoring the quantity and uniqueness of their responses. Has a teacher ever described you as “creative?”

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What’s the most effective type of Performance Management?

eloomi

One of the problems with this practice is that it fails to create real value and is incredibly time-consuming, thus costing too much in resources and non-effective worktime. Many companies use it, even though they actually want to find an alternative. Today, many performance management solutions focus on both the models described above providing effective results. In this model, you simply specify the skills the employee needs to be the best version of itself in the job role.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

Custom alternatives are abundant, and we won’t be throwing many names around here. PowerPoint is a highly sophisticated tool with an array of animations and effects, but all the bells and whistles are not much use outside their own environment. All the Pro versions (e.g.,

Effective B2B content is constantly evolving

Aptara

Effective B2B content is constantly evolving. And these latest versions shouldn't all follow the same patterns, either. Capturing eyes in the B2B space is somewhat similar to doing so for consumers. However, the purchase funnel tends to be longer.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Friday, January 25, 2008 Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives My recent post on alternatives to listing out learning objectives generated a lot of interest and a good conversation. ( Cammy, sorry I missed the first version of this!

Voice Over Script Pitfalls

Experiencing eLearning

Alternatively, you can just write it out in the text of the script the way you want it read. Let’s leave aside the topic of how effective those bullet point lists are in e-learning in general. Instructional designers sometimes run into pitfalls when writing voice over scripts.

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Writing Mistakes and Consequences

Experiencing eLearning

First, Draft One Alternate Path to Its Conclusion. I start writing a single alternate path from beginning to end. Sophie works long hours for weeks–so many hours that her effective hourly rate is much lower than usual.

Weekly Bookmarks (7/31/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

“This study investigated the effects of several elements of instruction (objectives, information, practice, examples and review) when they were combined in a systematic manner.&#. “Results indicated participants who used one of the four versions of the computer program that included practice performed significantly better on the posttest and had consistently more positive attitudes than those who did not receive practice.&#.

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New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And, because there are no reporting features or provisions for SCORM or AICC, you cannot effectively integrate PowerPoint presentations with Learning Management Systems.  Alternately, you can rely on Presenter, a PowerPoint plug-in that works together with PowerPoint to accomplish many of the things you can do in Captivate, Camtasia, and Storyline.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And, because there are no reporting features or provisions for SCORM or AICC, you cannot effectively integrate PowerPoint presentations with Learning Management Systems.  Alternately, you can rely on Presenter, a PowerPoint plug-in that works together with PowerPoint to accomplish many of the things you can do in Captivate, Camtasia, and Storyline.

Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning

G-Cube

From the silent-motion pictures of the bygone era, to the digitally enhanced special effects of today – films have always created a lasting impression on audiences. Getting the views from an expert is a very effective way of including useful insights on any topic.

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7 tips for designing accessible elearning

Elucidat

There are several reasons why a learner may prefer an audio or visual version of your course. This way, individuals with visual or hearing disabilities can have an equally as effective experience. Everyone should be able to have a great learning experience.

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Breathing life into Employee Development Trainings – An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

We developed the course keeping the diverse audience profile in mind and integrated innovations to make learning interesting as well as effective. We began with a media-rich Splash animation with thought provoking questions for effective curiosity and enquiry arousal.

Designing a Learning Game? Play these 3 Games First

Knowledge Guru

Ticket to Ride – There are a ton of versions of this game, each with slightly tweaked game rules. The basic game goal, regardless of version, is to score the most points by executing the most lucrative train routes.

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eLearning: Creating Accessible Content, Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

People with mobility impairments may need alternative methods to moving through your eLearning content, such as keyboard shortcuts. Here are a few general tips to Instructional Designers to improve effectiveness of accessible eLearning: Use accessible online help (programs such as Adobe RoboHelp and MadCap Flare allow you to create Help Systems that adhere to  Section 508  standards). Alt (alternative) text for images, tables, and graphs (any purely visual object).

Tips for Managing Assets When Creating a Collaborative Course

CourseArc

Versioning guidelines. Make sure that everyone is invited to raise concerns or suggest alternatives. Effective leadership is the necessary ingredient that helps all assets on a collaborative team – time, technology, talent, and treasury (money!) – are used to their fullest.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This article will provide a step-by-step method to convert SWF into HTML5 and will also explain why HTML5 is such a compelling alternative to Flash (Hint: the answer lies in interoperability!). Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 .

Captivate Tips for Beginners Part III: Adding Text Animation

eLearning Brothers

How to Move Text with Captivate Effects. In the Properties Tab in the Effect drop down menu you will find lots of effects. One effect I like is the “Fall_In” effect. Test out which effect fits your needs. How to Move Text with Captivate Effects.

Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

Association eLearning

The alternate course could be incredibly effective and engaging, but if you’re not expecting it it’ll probably come as quite a shock. It was a bright and glowing computer screen. The reviewer stared at it with wide eyes, frozen in terror.

Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

This is the most advanced and versatile method because all students have the same version of the video, and only listen to audio descriptions if they need them. As long as they are approximately nearby the on-screen action, they will be effective. Alternatives to audio descriptions.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

This article will provide a step-by-step method to convert SWF into HTML5 and will also explain why HTML5 is such a compelling alternative to Flash (Hint: the answer lies in interoperability!). 5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 .

Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  As an alternative to SWFs, Captivate allows developers to publish content as HTML5. And lots of cool Captivate effects that work great as an SWF simply do not work as HTML5. SWF and HTML5 versions.

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Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

And Safari just released a version that stops videos from auto-starting. Now, I want to have an integrated experience across my devices, so I downloaded the Firefox versions for my iDevices as well. The desktop version is all I want, but the iDevice versions don’t cut it. Those versions also don’t take advantage of the revised code behind the new desktop version, but it wasn’t the speed that killed the deal.

7 tips for designing accessible elearning

Elucidat

There are several reasons why a learner may prefer an audio or visual version of your course. This way, individuals with visual or hearing disabilities can have an equally as effective experience. Everyone should be able to have a great learning experience.