eLearning: Add Some Character to Your Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Let's face it, some of the eLearning content you are required to create is a bit. One easy way to spruce up your eLearning content is to add characters (or guides).

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Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. Lessons for the RFP process. Lessons about the benefits of an LMS.

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eLearning: Determining the Best Size for Today's Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning lessons using any of the top development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio), you need to take the size of your learner's device into account. If you make your eLearning lesson too large (I'm talking width and height, not how many megabytes the lesson might be), learners with small displays may have to scroll to see your content.

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9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

In this article, Steve Penfold reviews nine leading elearning authoring tools. Which is the best authoring tool for you? The best authoring tool for you will depend on a range of factors, including: How much technical expertise you have. Quality of elearning output.

Online Learning Tools to Improve Studying Process

Web Courseworks

We all come across students who may need a little nudge, technique or tool to help them study. Julie Petersen is a tutor and a blogger, who features the latest career and educational trends in her articles. Allow us to suggest some great online tools that will make you a better learner!

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7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers

TalentLMS

And, are there tools of training and development you should know about? In this article, you’ll get the answers to all these questions. Then, we’ll recommend some of the best tools for training that trainers can use to simplify workloads as well as enhance their courses.

The happy selfscanner: lessons about introducing new technologies

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I would like to experience and compare myself with anyone in an organization that does not feel like a new tool. In the supermarket I am the one not really interested in a new tool. When scanning a second article, I heard KATCHIENG a cash register sound.

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Free eLearning authoring tools: What to look for

Ed App

There’s a mind-boggling choice of free eLearning authoring tools to choose from. This article details what the best features to look for when L&D professionals are choosing one. What are free eLearning authoring tools? eLearning authoring tools vary in quality.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017

mLevel

That could mean Instructor-Lead Training (virtual or in person) in a workshop, on-boarding class, or eLearning module. According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”. The post mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017 appeared first on mLevel.

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Top Tools for Online Teaching

eFront

Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. The list includes some of our favorite resources too so heres an extract of the article. Teaching Tools & Technologies. eLearning Guild.

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Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! I find Twitter to be an invaluable tool for connecting with fellow training geeks – and I’m not the only one. It’s easy to get stuck in a design rut whenever there’s too much to do and not enough time to do it.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

If you are new to the eLearning sphere, you must be confused about numerous eLearning authoring tools available in the market. In fact, most of us even don’t have a clear comprehension of these awesome tools, and even confuse them for other types of content editing tools. In this article, we will learn everything about these software solutions and understand how an authoring tool works in eLearning. What is an authoring tool?

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

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. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. It’s also elearning.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content. For example, I wanted to add a human, interpersonal touch to an Excel lesson.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.’. As an online instructor, you need to decide what kind of tools and resources you want to use for your online school. You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. Authoring Tools.

Helpful Tools, Ideas and Templates for the Busy eLearning Designer

SHIFT eLearning

Working in eLearning design can be overwhelming; eLearning designers spend many hours struggling to come up with the best possible design. When you find a useful article but don''t have time to read it right away, you can save it to Pocket instead.

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Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

According to Bridget Murray in her article "What Makes Mental Time Travel Possible?," "Memory allows us to mentally travel backward in time as well as into the future. From the start to the end of the lesson, this has to be the tie and glue that leads the learners to engagement.

Why Story Lessons Are the Most Engaging Learning for Millennials - Tip #174

Vignettes Learning

You’ve probably shared a cool pic or an interesting article recently. Collaboration Phones and other mobile devices have become the millennials’ primary tools for connecting and collaborating with peers and others. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. In this blog, we will attempt to draw out interactive elearning development lessons by benchmarking Vanguard of Valor. _ Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

Engaging eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

All of us have experienced dry, boring, painful eLearning. My answer, or at least part of it, is that eLearning designers and developers have very few good examples to reference. can all be mimicked in eLearning very directly and built as part of a story or an environment.

eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      You can create the best-looking, most well-written eLearning lesson anyone has ever seen. But for the lesson to be effective, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that  more  does not mean  better. If your lesson plays too long, you run the risk of losing the attention span of your learner and lowering the effectiveness of the lesson in general. eLearning and the Common Goldfish.

eLearning: Creating Accessible Content, Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Anita Horsley      In the first article in this series, I discussed the  definitions for Section 508 , the amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which requires all Federal agencies (typically schools and government institutions) to make information technology accessible to people with disabilities. People with mobility impairments may need alternative methods to moving through your eLearning content, such as keyboard shortcuts. Use tool tips.

Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Here are some excerpts from the article: Rapid e-Learning as a term is an oxymoron. Its tools and software are fast, inexpensive and have more capabilities than we can even imagine. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

How to Create Great eLearning Scenarios

ThinkingKap Solutions

You’ve heard of eLearning scenarios. Creating great eLearning scenarios is more than meets the eye. Other people think eLearning scenarios are too complex and confusing to create. Storyboarding Tools. Creating Great eLearning Scenarios.

Top Tips to Guarantee a Successful eLearning Program Launch (Part 2)

Litmos

As I discussed in Part 1 of this blog series , I presented a webinar with Litmos recently that outlined my top ten tips to guarantee a successful eLearning program launch. You don’t have to use eLearning tools to create eLearning. What is eLearning?

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

Why, despite all efforts to capture the right content for a seemingly “performance-based” training, you are unable to get satisfying reviews on your eLearning content. How would that help you create better eLearning? Remember to take notes for eLearning topics and content.

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Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

How You Can Deliver Highly Effective Courses Through Bite-Sized eLearning. But how can eLearning professionals provide them with the bite-sized bits of eLearning they need to achieve their goals, especially when working on a tight eLearning budget?

10 eLearning Design Techniques for Improved Learner Engagement

Hurix Digital

eLearning is a form of teaching that uses electronic or web-based resources to impart learning. eLearning has several advantages- learners can learn at their own pace, anytime, and anywhere. eLearning, thus, gives learners greater ownership of their learnings.

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have

TalentLMS

Are you hiring someone for developing eLearning training programs for your organization? No matter which way you go in eLearning, you need to have a few basic skills to make it. In this article, we’ll share with you a list composed by leading educational technology journals.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

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. eLearning Technology.

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10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools. Google Collaboration Tools. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning. Post from: The eLearning Coach Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain. On my way to giving a presentation, I recently had the chance to visit the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, Spain.

Study Finds Benefits in Use of iPad as an Educational Tool

eFront

The following is an excerpt from an article published on Emerging Tech. 60% of faculty thought that students were more motivated by lessons that incorporate the iPad than those that did not. eLearning Learning Tools ipadThe study looks at the use of iPads at the Longfield Academy , where a large scale 1 to 1 iPad program was implemented last year.

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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.