9 Simple Hacks to Write Better Knowledge Base Articles

TechSmith Camtasia

It is usually a collection of articles with images, videos, and text included. Creating your own knowledge base article can benefit readers as they can find all the information they need in your article. This first step will prime your article for success.

Embed Brand Into Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Afterward they worked in groups to plan how they would write an article about this business entering the emerging market. They were tasked with creating a magazine cover that creatively captured the spirit of the article, then presenting their approach, observations and takeaways. The lessons learned in this experience helped them be more effective as Harley-Davidson continues to enter emerging global markets.

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6 Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Learning Game Design at #ASTDTK14

Bottom-Line Performance

When we started, we found lots of books and articles on game design – but not much on learning game design. Here is a summary of six lessons we’ve learned. You can embed games into course authoring tools such as Lectora or Articulate Storyline. This lesson is a critical one. In my session: I will give Lessons from the Trenches of Digital Game Design on Wednesday, January 22nd from 1:15 – 2:15 pm.

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8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training

The Learning Dispatch

Based on our experience in developing accessible elearning, here are eight lessons learned to help get you started. The post 8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training appeared first on Microassist.

How to Embed Learning Goals in Stories

Vignettes Learning

I just read Roger Shank ’s article in eLearn Magazine on Learning through Storytelling, Not Documents. Source: Scenario-based eLearning (2009) The key benefit of stating a learning goal as a story is that it allows us the opportunity to continue using the story to deliver the rest of the lesson. When we start using a traditional, static and factual learning objective, it comes up unnatural to shift the lesson into a story.

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Creating Big Lessons By Using Small Data

Vignettes Learning

Rapid learning is achieved by putting lessons in micro-scenarios. Instead of pontificating on large data, eLearning methodology selects only a micro-lesson which can be plucked from the whole knowledge source. In his article Little Data Makes Big Data More Powerful, Mark Bonchek shares a parallel view. Selecting a small data or a micro-lesson is indeed an effective way to bring lessons across in an eLearning environment. Embed.

Teaching Empathy In An Online Class

Dan Keckan

This article presents empathy as a learnable skill that is the foundation of strong communication, collaboration, leadership, and relationship-building. Learn why designers and educators should embed lessons in empathy in their courses, and how to teach empathy effectively online. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Create Online Courses eLearning Development Best Practices Instructional Design Tips Soft Skills

Improved Learner Experience with the New Audio Player [New Feature]


You can now upload an audio lesson on LearnWorlds, and it will play using the new player. Students now can control the audio lessons using keyboard shortcuts: space = play/pause. A second option would be to embed a playable audio file from another website. If you already have audio files hosted elsewhere, you could easily embed those and use our default mp3 player. You can follow the instructions of our how-to article here. Why Use Audio in Online Lessons.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  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.     Now, it’s one thing to simply embed a video into an Adobe Captivate slide as a stand-alone, and then go on with a standard Captivate lesson in the next segment. One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  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.     Now, it’s one thing to simply embed a video into an Adobe Captivate slide as a stand-alone, and then go on with a standard Captivate lesson in the next segment. One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve


Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? Doesn’t being exposed to a new fact or a new method automatically embed it in our memory, where we can retrieve it later at will? For content creators, this means you can help your learners retain your lessons through the following reinforcement tactics. when they’re first introduced, and then include them in subsequent lessons or chapters as a means of reinforcement.

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


We combed instructional design and ed tech articles, made spreadsheets, asked vendors dozens of questions, and tested our top choices” – Jess Williams. In their words, “this allows our instructors to embed the modules directly into their individual course sites, automatically creating grade columns and collecting assessment data for each student.”.

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How I Created This Interactive E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

There is one custom piece in lesson 6 where I inserted a Storyline interaction. You’ll also notice animated.gifs in some of the other lessons. Lesson 1: The Mission. For this lesson, I opted for a full-width image. Lesson 2: Learn More… I wanted to show a way to create an easy branching structure to direct people to specific lessons. Lessons 1 and 2 are the pre-content. Lesson 3: The Trip to Mars. Lesson 5: Did You Know?

5 Myths About Video Based Learning

Your Training Edge

Based on our research reading various articles that raise questions on video-based learning and opinions of the businesses who are using it more, we have discovered the following most common myths around video-based learning. For instance, the cost of joining a pilot scheme like Clear Lessons begins at only £5k for 1,000 employees, with complete access to over 500 leadership videos.

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Want to Teach English Online & Earn Money? Learn How


This option is great as a starting point because most companies find the students for you and provide you with the lesson materials you need for your English lessons. As a freelancer, you can set your own rates and have a say on the lesson materials.

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eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? To some extent, the type of lesson will determine how much voiceover is proportional to each action. Now, you can embed your own custom functions directly inside another function. Make it proportional to the amount of action on screen and you'll keep your learners clicking painlessly through the lesson while remaining focused.

eLearning Glossary

Ed App

Distributed practice , also known as spaced repetition, is a widely-used strategy facilitating the repetition of lessons at increasing intervals until content is embedded. By interacting with these highly-targeted learning bursts, lessons become much easier to digest and the likelihood of knowledge retention is increased. . A spaced repetition schedule dictates how frequently lessons should be re-taken in order to boost retention and embed knowledge. ADDIE.

My First Flip…and a Flipped Day discount on Snagit!

TechSmith Camtasia

On Flipped Day , educators across the globe will take a pledge to flip one lesson to experience Flipped Learning. In honor of Flipped Day , we wanted to show teachers just how easy it is to get started by flipping a lesson. ” We want to prove to you that using Snagit, you can flip a lesson in a few quick, easy steps. It’s an example of a flipped math lesson from a first grade classroom. Identify a Lesson to Flip. Open up your lesson on your computer.

Microlearning Techniques: How Empowering Learners Drives Results

Ed App

In this article, we will outline the top 5 microlearning techniques used for driving results by empowering learners. Mobile compatibility embeds a further sense of convenience in learning, whereby users can progress through their training anytime and anywhere. Lessons remain responsive and interactive regardless of what type of device is being used, also meaning that modules can be completed on the go.

eLearning Content And Social Media

eLearning Brothers

Some 12,000 eLearning articles/ year are shared on Twitter by people you may want to connect with. Unfortunately only 37% of these articles are retweeted, so make sure what you share is above average. You can embed your instructional videos onto your website and compliment them with any type of textual content you like, but what about the video traffic that’s coming directly from within YouTube? Embed lessons using the app platform and monetize them if you like.

Using Captivate to Create Cool Text Animations

Integrated Learnings

You Failed!" ;) or "Lesson Complete"). To learn how to put this on your web page see this article from Adobe or just Google " embed Flash in HTML ". I like to use a text animation as an award when a lesson is completed or when a perfect score is obtained on a quiz. by Jonathan Shoaf. Adobe Captivate 5.5 is a well suited e-learning development tool for simulations and the tool I turn to first for Flash-based e-learning development.

From ‘have to learn’ to ‘want to learn’ at PwC France


Murielle Navarre, Head of Talent & Development, at PwC France, explains in this article published in The People Space how a new training resource gives employees more control and enjoyment as they upskill. PwC learners particularly appreciate the fact that they are asked questions before any teaching takes place, meaning they only ever get offered the lessons they need. Read the article in The People Space! .

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Planning Assessments for your eLearning Course


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. No matter what kind of courses you have – educational or training related, you will need to embed assessment items periodically. Assessment planning is the key to developing meaningful eLearning courses.

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


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. Standalone TED Talks are more like traditional classes rather than a microlearning technique—again, unless you embed a Talk into your training and create a microlearning instance yourself.

20 free teacher tools

Ed App

However, even then, the radiant future of the EdTech revolution was upon us; within a few years, teaching an entire lesson without drawing on at least one tech tool was near inconceivable. Free ed tech for teachers massively levelled up my lessons, boosted performance outcomes, raised engagement levels, and ultimately saved my sanity as a teacher. . It’s a quick way to spot-check student understanding as well as gather constructive feedback on lesson effectiveness. .

The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Create responsively-designed lessons so that they look perfect on any device. . Embed Web video embed codes and windows. Preview – various ways to preview a lesson or parts of a lesson, including previewing in SCORM Cloud. Table of Contents – lets learners choose locations in the lesson. Themes – for quick changes to look and feel of lessons. Print – your lessons in various formats. Lesson Reviews.

7 Instructional design principles for professors and teachers looking to create effective eLearning modules


Use strategies to present and cue lesson content to provide more effective, efficient instruction. This score can also be looked at on a stand-alone basis to assess the student’s mastery of the subject Embed questions in the content through individual questions or small quizzes Include objective or criterion-referenced performances which measure how well a student has learned or understood a topic Identify normative-referenced performances which compares one student to another student.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018


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. This way the instructor can see in which ways they can shape each lesson around their main priorities for learning. Your choices on learning strategies, lesson material, and instructional activities. Get your school now! Try for FREE.

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Bringing the magic of Canva to your EdApp microlessons

Ed App

Accompanying relevant, high-quality images and video with your microlessons helps to embed content into long-term memory, creating a better understanding, and ultimately a stronger learning experience to your cohorts. Reading/writing learners either prefer to learn through articles and books, writing concepts down, and finding definitions in writing. We are so thrilled to introduce our newest integration: EdApp x Canva !

Instructional Design is Not Dead!

Learning Rebels

You may have noticed the many articles and blog posts stating that instructional design is dead, and by extension, so is the role of Instructional Designer. They are discovering how a dedicated YouTube channel can reinforce lessons and support just-in-time learning. Even if you are only creating training for classrooms – there is a variety of ways to blend or flip your classrooms to make them more effective, engaging and further embed learning.

Top Tools for Online Teaching


The list includes some of our favorite resources too so heres an extract of the article. Aside from good resources and tips, they also have introspective articles that analyze different aspects of the teaching process and commentary. Use Planboard to save time by removing repetitive actions from your life — align your teaching schedule, create a template for all your lesson plans, and integrate and track educational standards into your methodology in one easy-to-organize space.

How To Start An Online English Teaching Business And Make Money


But you might become tired of teaching the same lessons over and over again and the limitations associated with teaching for someone else are several. . Further, read below articles: How to start an online school.

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California Sexual Harassment Training For Supervisors


Keeping this in mind, in this article, we’ll be specifically discussing sexual harassment training for supervisors in California. Learners can take lessons any time, anywhere, and using any devices.

Is microlearning a genuine contender for the future of learning?

Ed App

The brain is not overworked during one, seemingly endless lesson and gets a chance to rest and recharge between sessions. did a review of 17 articles about microlearning. Using EdApp as part of a blended learning solution helps to embed F2F and other learning interventions, catering to a wide variety of learner characteristics and learning styles. . Think you know everything there is to know about microlearning?

The 4 Cs to Designing Meaningful Scenarios, Part 3: Connections

eLearning Brothers

What we’re talking about in this article is designing a way for them to truly understand why that consequence happened without letting them just immediately try again. This more deeply embeds the learning and enables them to consciously repeat that right choice in the future. The lesson for these learners is that there’s nothing wrong with being professional, but customer service is human and to succeed in our efforts we have to acknowledge the human side of the issue.

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)


In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about how to create an online course. 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. This way, the instructor can see in which ways they can shape each lesson around their main priorities for learning. Embed Youtube for Ebook [link].

Standing still is no longer an option

CLO Magazine

When the “lesson” is over, work is also completed. Their ability to embed in the workflow and broker into technologies like the LXP, LMS, SharePoint and many others finally enables true workflow learning while a learner does their job. This article was originally published as “Standing Still is No Longer an Option” in the July/August 2019 issue of Chief Learning Officer. As many of you know, I’ve been at this for a long time — 36 years to be exact.

How to Start an Online School: Step-by-Step Guide (for 2020)


Consider this article as a checklist for building your online school, and go through the following steps to help you out. With it, you have all you need to create the most stunning pages and fill them with videos, images, text styles or even embed and mirror external content! The most common learning activities on courses are ebooks, PDFs, video and audio lessons. Insert Multimedia, Questionnaires, Certificates and Embed learning units.

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3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment


In this article, we’ll share with you 3 common reflective practice strategies you can easily introduce between the chapters of your eLearning courses to provoke performance and engagement improvements. Another word that comes to mind is “heuristics” This term implies to the “lessons learned” approach to performance until the desirable results are achieved. Failures also need to be recorded towards developing a “lessons learned” list.

Blended Learning is Splendid Learning

Growth Engineering

You can share introductory videos and articles to build a foundation of understanding prior to any classroom session. This is a great opportunity to capture the lessons in each learner’s working experience – the kinds of informal learning that can’t easily be found anywhere else. Encourage them to share their experience on an online platform and this lesson can help their colleagues too. Blended Learning Helps Embed Training. What is Blended Learning.