Convert eLearning into microlearning to supercharge your LMS

eLearning Architect

In this article, I'm going to discuss some simply techniques that learning designers might want to consider using to drastically improve the user experience from within the LMS interface. The module is only showing lessons within the menu.

6 Tips To Convert eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5

EI Design

In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to help you convert your eLearning course from Flash to HMTL5 to optimize the mobile learning experience of your audience. Converting eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals.

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Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

How should we estimate the e-learning course duration for this lesson? The research generally shows that there is at least a 50% reduction in seat time when a course is converted from classroom learning to elearning. In Case Study: Converting an Existing Course to E-Learning , they detail a series of factors. Quite a good article when you are thinking about this conversion. Will these need to be converted?

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Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. This, my friend, is that second article. Because that’s the whole point of this article.

16 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 17

Upside Learning

Here are 100 iPad Tips and Tricks from iPad Video Converter that will help you get the most out of your tab. Lesson for us – avoid them! 12 Great Ways to Download and Convert YouTube Videos for Your Classroom. Adobe Releases Flash-to-HTML5 Converter, Codenamed Wallaby.

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2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010. Great stuff again this month. The following are the top items based on social signals.

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Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

In this article we'll look at ways to use video to deliver meaningful digital learning content. Recording a presenter in a live classroom environment is one of the quickest ways to convert a live training session into online content.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

So with this in mind, it seems appropriate to take a look at the articles posted to this blog over the past year and organize them according to how they jive with ADDIE. Two of this year’s articles primarily address analysis. Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Nine Events of Instruction and Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles each describe models that guide eLearning lesson design from start to finish. By Shelley A. Gable.

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SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?

Paradiso

has one value to hold the status of the lesson – ‘lesson_status’ – and this can be passed, failed, completed, incomplete, browsed, or not attempted. Have a look at Convert PowerPoint courses to SCORM compliant courses. Related articles across the web.

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70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Performance Learning Productivity

This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The course was basically a summary of the findings of The Lessons of Experience study done over a 13-year period at the Center and published in 1988. My job was to convert the study’s findings into practical practices.

SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?

Paradiso

has one value to hold the status of the lesson – ‘lesson_status’ – and this can be passed, failed, completed, incomplete, browsed, or not attempted. Have a look at Convert PowerPoint courses to SCORM compliant courses. Related articles across the web.

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How I Built This Interactive Scenario

Rapid eLearning

What happens when you convert an old PowerPoint course into a Rise course? This isn’t an uncommon situation for those who are trying to convert and update older courses with new technology. The button stack lets you jumps from lesson to lesson.

How to Transcribe Text into PowerPoint & E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

All they have are published versions of the course and need to convert to HTML5. It’s not quite as fast or accurate as the solutions above, but it makes up for it by recording right into the Storyline slide or Rise lesson.

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Performance Learning Productivity

This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The course was basically a summary of the findings of The Lessons of Experience study done over a 13-year period at the Center and published in 1988. My job was to convert the study’s findings into practical practices.

eCoach helps University of Missouri Kansas City win American Library Association site of the month

eCoach

We combed instructional design and ed tech articles, made spreadsheets, asked vendors dozens of questions, and tested our top choices” – Jess Williams.

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Engaging eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

Object Lesson: Use an “object lesson” approach to gain attention: this can be done just as easily in eLearning as in the classroom. See my blog article on the 4Cs to Creating Meaningful Scenarios for more information—specifically the “ Consequences ” article.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 21, 2018

Mike Taylor

In his most recent article, talks about how the knowledge economy and the need for teamwork have increased the need for effective collaboration and psychological safety in learning organizations. Top 10 Behavioral Scientist Articles of 2018.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Each module should be broken down into lessons. Duration of each video lesson should be anywhere between 2 and 10 minutes. Shorter video lessons tend to create longer student engagement. To maximize your sales and convert visitors into subscribers, an awesome landing page is required. Publish opinionated articles on LinkedIn Pulse.

Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

Your Training Edge

This article outlines an overall approach for making the transition from ILT to a MOOC. In fact, research has shown that this is the least effective way to convert a traditional class into a MOOC. Instead, take your course materials and focus on creating short, standalone lessons.

Launching your Own Online Course: These are the Steps you Should Follow

ProProfs

Step 3: Create your course modules and initiate to structure the proposed lessons in those modules. It is suggested that you lay out approximately 5-7 modules for a single course, which will comprise nearly 3-5 lessons. .

Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment

TalentLMS

In this article, we uncover some mandatory tips to bear in mind when designing content for the international learner body. I noticed their constant need to turn to programs like Google Translate to convert my content in Arabic while they studied in groups or individually. The college Arabic speaking instructors were instrumental in creating culture and language sensitive lessons for my learners.

The 5 W’s of Training Rollouts

The Learning Dispatch

The “What” is your content–the topics, lessons, and exercises you’ll deliver. We’ve covered a lot of information, and there’s even more in the resources we linked to throughout this article and below. Launch a Series of Trainings to Better Equip Your Team.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

With the widespread use of platform independent eLearning, instructors scramble to convert their existing courses’ content into online learning material. The goal of this article is to explain the hard to point nuances that differentiate traditional content from eLearning content. This term immediately converts your lesson into a game! Faculty and training managers have the best interests and intentions in mind to develop learning programs for their learners.

What does Mobile Learning Look Like?

Mindflash

This article is the second in a two-part series on mLearning. The first article, Why Mobile Learning is Here to Stay , covered why you should consider embedding mLearning into your overall learning strategy. And incorporate based on the lessons you’ve learned from past projects.

7 Must have features of an instructional design software and recommendations

Wizcabin

For this reason, in this article we will concentrate on online instructional design software. Then learning objectives, lesson plans and assessment strategies are defined. Subsequently, the developers converts the storyboard into an elearning course.

How to Create Context-Setting Learning Objectives - Tip #162

Vignettes Learning

A Massive Problem for Corporations, Classrooms and eLearning Lessons Organizations are unaware that they are actually paying a high premium for information inundation. This is an example of what we dump during learning lessons.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

With the widespread use of platform independent eLearning, instructors scramble to convert their existing courses’ content into online learning material. The goal of this article is to explain the hard to point nuances that differentiate traditional content from eLearning content.

Microlearning under the Microscope: How to Incorporate Microlearning into Online Training

Mindflash

Designing training in short bursts allows you to pilot short lessons, gather feedback, iterate, and plan the next training slice. Blog posts and articles: Encourage learners to create articles that teach how to do something, answer FAQs, or tell stories about lessons learned.

How To Write Effective Learning Objectives To Support Your Blended Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Assuming that preliminary analysis resulted in concrete goals for the program, converting those goals into actual, measurable learning objectives specific to each deliverable is critical for the success of the blended learning strategy. Blended learning programs can include many deliverables.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018

learnWorlds

You can learn a valuable lesson through failure that will get you that much closer to your success. Objectives tell the learner or us how they will be able to know, whether or not they have learned and understood the lesson. Upload and convert it into an interactive ebook.

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Upside Learning

There I Was”: Lessons Learned Converting Instructor-based Pilot Training to Blended Learning. This article will help you get the most value out of Twitter, should you decide to include it in your personal learning strategy or that of your organization.

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Observe the Supreme Court, Become President, Negotiate Peace with Online Games

Kapp Notes

Read an article about the project. O'Connor touts civics lessons via online games Presidential Elections Each party (including a computer-generated third-party) has its own mascot.

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Retaining Your Company’s Knowledge through eLearning

TalentLMS

What you have is tacit and explicit knowledge in the form of precious intuition, insight, experience, perspective, “know how”, “know what”, “best case scenario”, talent, “insiders secrets” and lessons learnt. By now, what we call the “2020 Information Age”, knowledge has become an asset.

Planning Assessments for your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

Once you have your learning objectives aligned, it’s time to convert them into assessments. Read some tips we have for you in this article. Create questions that force students to apply lessons from the material to real-life scenarios. Build the suspense: Beware of the boredom on the horizon of long, monotonous lessons. Assessment planning is the key to developing meaningful eLearning courses.