The New & Improved Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Ten years ago, the e-learning industry was still mostly Flash-based. That meant organizations either had to buy e-learning courses, have them custom-built, or hire a Flash programmer to build them. Thus, the term, rapid e-learning. Want to learn more?

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

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Rapid eLearning authoring tools help reduce the time and expense of your eLearning course development. However, they can also give you the power to create engaging gamified eLearning courses for a fraction of the cost. Create A Goal-Centered eLearning Storyboard.

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The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. They’re not really designed for elearning courses. This means that you’ll have to create your own templates that work better with the rapid elearning software. And since we’re in this gift giving season, you can have the templates I designed for this demo. Click here to view demo. Click to see a demo of the template above.

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. Almost daily I get emails asking how to get started with developing elearning. Here are five tips that will help you gain experience and develop the skills to build elearning courses that you can be proud of. Microsoft has some really nice starter templates to help you organize your learning project. Learn from the Experts. Click here to view the demo.

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

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. 7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy. They commission the elearning courses, pay the bills, and are the ultimate authority for their elearning projects. On the other hand, a demanding customer can negatively impact the elearning course by making demands that don’t fit sound instructional design. This is common on elearning projects. Rapid E-Learning 101.

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

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Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Peer in learning.

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E-Learning Example: Visually Rich Interactive Quiz

Rapid eLearning

There are so many creative examples in the e-learning community. Many of them you can see in the weekly e-learning challenges. Here’s an e-learning example from Sarah Hodge that wasn’t part of the e-learning challenges but is a great example.

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Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates

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Demo. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Upcoming E-Learning Workshops & Events (2015). Community-based elearning workshops focused on practical tips & tricks.

eLearning Activities and Interactions

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Everyone is always looking for ways to make their eLearning more interactive. Here is a simple eLearning scenario template. Hands-On Demos. Many people learn by actually trying out the system (hands-on approach). Learning Games.

My Favorite Microphones for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

So today, I’ll show you the different mics I use and demo how they sound. I’ll have to admit, I’m no audio pro and I’m also a bit less dogmatic about audio quality than some elearning developers. You learn more by clicking on the links below.

How to Create Captions for Live Presentations

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I even show how you could use it doing a software demo in a live presentation. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Upcoming E-Learning Events. Free E-Learning Resources.

How to Build Better E-Learning

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Build Better E-Learning by Making Time to Do Something Different. I spoke to one elearning manager that lets his employees spend a few days each month on personal projects. Build Better E-Learning Through Inspiration. Learning Solutions.

E-Learning Example: Leadership Training Template

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We all like to see good e-learning examples. That’s one reason I really enjoy the e-learning challenges. Click here to view the demo. I think often our e-learning courses look too formal or corporatey (if that’s a word). Want to learn more?

Interactive Video Made Easy

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Rapid E-Learning Makes Interactive Video Easy. Here’s one of my favorite examples of how things changed with the advent of rapid elearning. Here’s quick demo I created using this video from YouTube produced by Union Gas. Learn more & register.

The Evolution of an Interactive Scenario

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Here’s some content that spans the past decade or so of rapid e-learning. When we launched the Rise 360 , I wrote about the new approach to rapid e-learning. I am doing a free webinar on May 21, if you want to learn more about the scenario block.

Essential Guide to Visual Thinking for E-Learning

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Here are two common challenges when building online training courses: knowing what content needs to be in the course and then having the right visuals to support the learning of that content. Yet, elearning is a mostly visual medium. How to Learn More About Visual Thinking.

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How to Become a Successful E-Learning Developer

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Between the blog posts, community interactions, workshops, and webinars one of the most frequently asked questions is how to get started with e-learning or become a better e-learning developer. How to Improve Your E-Learning Course Design Skills.

How to Create Videos in PowerPoint

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Here’s a demo of some of the videos in a Rise. Click here to view Rise demo. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Upcoming E-Learning Events. Free E-Learning Resources.

Check Out These Cool E-Learning Examples

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Many of you know I’m a big fan of the e-learning challenges posted each week in the community. The intent is to get you to think about different ways to see the tools, be inspired by other examples, and practice using the software to learn new production tips. View demo.

E-learning Example & Tutorial: How to Fight a Bear and Live

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She incorporated the 3D models from PowerPoint to create videos that she added to her e-learning course. Click here to view the e-learning example. Learn to work with 3D models in PowerPoint and bring them into your e-learning courses.

One Thing All Course Designers Should Do

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Click here to view demo course. Above is a demo course where you can see both options in action. Click here to view variables demo. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Want to learn more?

Create Free Emoji for E-Learning

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Most e-learning courses have some sort of positive and negative feedback. In a previous post, I explained when to use emojis for e-learning and three ways to insert them into your courses. Click here to view the demo. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

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5 Easy Ways to Share E-Learning Courses

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To share elearning courses via a learning management system or Articulate Online is common. However, sometimes getting access to an LMS isn’t easy, especially if you want to share elearning courses that are quick prototypes or demos to solicit opinions. Learning Solutions.

How to Create an Interactive Image Template

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As noted in an earlier post, an easy way to build interactive elearning modules is by choosing a single image and adding interactive elements to it. In a previous post, I shared this interactive image demo and had lots of questions about the zoom effect I used and how it was built.

Here Are Some Cool E-Learning Examples

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Reviewing elearning examples is a great way to learn. You find inspiration to prompt your own ideas and by deconstructing the courses, you learn to use your elearning software to create something similar. E-Learning Example: Hero Land. Want to learn more?

How Do You Credit Your Sources in E-Learning?

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Many of us learned to cite our sources when writing reports for school work or research papers. But does it work the same way for an e-learning course? What are some best practices regarding how to cite sources for e-learning? Click here to view the demo.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

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Click here to see the free template demo. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Upcoming E-Learning Workshops & Events (2015). To learn more & register, click here.

Create a Gamified E-learning Template

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It’s interactive, in the sense that you click to learn about each team member. Gamified Learning Challenge. That’s part of the learning experience. Another part of the learning experience. Gamified Learning Opportunities. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

How to Create Custom Maps for E-Learning

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Here’s an issue I run into quite a bit: I need a map for my e-learning courses; but I don’t need a detailed map. Examples of Custom Maps for E-Learning. To be honest, I don’t have the patience to learn how to use the Snazzy Map site.

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How to Create a Video with 3D Models in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

I shared a cool 3D interaction in a recent workshop demo and have had lots of people ask how I built it. You can check out the interaction in this Rise demo. Here’s a previous post where I detailed more of the construction of the Rise demo. Learning Technologies.

Here’s a Simple Fix When the Microphone Audio is Too Low

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I record a lot of demos and webinars. It’s probably worth learning a little more about some of the filters and how they can improve your audio input. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro.

Here’s an Easy Way to Update an Old Course Without the Source Files

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The secret to all of this is screen capturing your old e-learning courses. For this demo, I am going to use Screen2Gif because it works well for this demo that has a lot of slides, it’s easy to use, and it’s free. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

The Future of E-Learning

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Here’s an excerpt from a recent presentation on the future of learning technology. E-Learning Democratized. A few years back, it was expensive to build e-learning courses. E-Learning Made Easy. The same thing is happening with e-learning.

Here’s an Easy Way to Share Your E-Learning Courses

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This is a tip I stumbled upon this week and thought I’d share it because one of the most frequent questions I get from people trying to manage a work portfolio is how to quickly share e-learning courses. Share Your E-Learning Courses with pCloud. Want to learn more?

Stop Using Dropbox to Share Your Courses & Try This Instead

Rapid eLearning

You need to stop sharing your elearning courses and portfolios using Dropbox’s public folder. It’s one that many have been using to share their courses and elearning portfolios. Many people in the elearning community currently share their courses via Dropbox.

How to Improve Your E-Learning Course Design Skills

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I’m a big fan of the e-learning challenges posted each week in the e-learning community. They offer good examples and creative ideas for building e-learning courses. Compliance training drives a lot of the demand for e-learning content.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, April 05, 2007 More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design Continuing the PowerPoint conversation begun yesterday here and picked up by Clive on Learning: Dont blame PowerPoint.and Quintus Joubert PowerPoint vs. Interactive Learning. Ive always pooh-poohed PowerPoint as an e-Learning tool.but its all in how you look at, I suppose.