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. This project provided many lessons that became apparent through the analysis of the RFI responses.

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eLearning: Add Some Character to Your Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

But where do you find quality images to use as guides? While Characters have been around for several years in Captivate, and in both versions of Storyline, the images below are taken from the most recent versions of both programs, Captivate version 8; Storyline version 2.

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How To Create Custom Lesson Layouts for Your LearnDash Courses


Simply put, if you want to create a professional layout for your lessons, then Visual Composer is the way to go. On this page is where you can select to apply Visual Composer to LearnDash custom post types (Courses, Lessons, Topics, Quizzes, etc.).

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How to Capture Screen Images in Under a Minute

TechSmith Camtasia

A screenshot, sometimes referred to as a screencap or screengrab, is an image that shows the contents of a computer display. How to Capture Screen Images in Under a Minute. The complete guide on how to capture screen images. Take a quick image screenshot, or even record a video.

Cues that You Need an Image Instead of Text

Integrated Learnings

We know that meaningful images provide a memorable and efficient way to learn information. As a text-oriented person myself -- someone who finishes reading an article's text and then goes back to view the tables and charts -- translating text into images does not come naturally for me. After drafting a lesson, I've developed the habit of scrolling back through it in search of opportunities to replace text with something more visually appealing (e.g., By Shelley A.

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


Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! These two images are very similar, but notice how the black-and-white treatment draws your attention and connects you to the message much more effectively than the first?

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

Remaking education in the image of our desires. Flip this lesson! GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure. It’s much, much bigger. MORE >> DAVID WEINBERGER.

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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.

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.

Rapid Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images


I suggest you read Tom’s article on the 3C model to learn more. And since you might want a few character images to insert into your templates, here are 2 more bonus downloads. There are 5 images per character. I hope you found the lessons and free downloads useful.

5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

Instead of muslin, instructional online prototypes can use stick figures, placeholder text, and random images that give a rough idea of the end product. Editor’s Note: This article is reposted from Allen Interaction’s E-Learning Leadership Blog

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

Weird - after posting, I just saw a post in my blog reader from HeyJude - Find free images online - my list! 10 Places to Find Free Image FlickrCC - Bigfoto.com offers pictures from around the world, including America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Pacific. FreeDigitalPhotos.net has over 2000 free images that you can use in commercial and noncommercial work. You are not allowed to sell, redistribute, or claim these images as your own. Lesson plans also included.

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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. posts and image captions) Photos and albums Videos (livestream, GIFs, etc.) As a child, you probably had a grandmother who told you stories. How did she captivate you with her tales?

There’s a Lesson Learned in a Fire Chief’s Incendiary Posts

CLO Magazine

Fourth, Plaintiff’s speech — particularly his ‘like’ of the image depicting a woman raising her middle finger — ‘expressly disrespect[ed] [his] superiors.’ This article originally appeared on Workforce. When I’m not lawyering, I’m speaking in public.

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.

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. Don't rush into converting content into interactive format if plain text, images and references will work.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Image Source: Apple UK. All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. use it to zoom in on thumbnail images, but you can also use it to display images from a link on a word too if you like.

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Lessons from Leonsis - Not the Tech but the Culture

Mark Oehlert

He talks a lot about what he thinks you should be doing if you're in a position to need to control your image in the media and while that's helpful - I really like the article for what its not explicitly talking about. Ted Leonsis, for those who don't know, is a guy who made big bucks at AOL and is now owner of the Washington Capitals hockey team (CAPS Let's Go CAPS!) Ted also writes his own blog -really he does - and recently he posted this piece.

Do humour and learning mix well?


” In his article Humour and Communication. “The teacher can project an image (cartoon, comic strip, photograph, etc.); Articles Catherine MeilleurLearning requires effort, and this is a serious activity.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3


which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. A Course-instance can share the same lessons with its father, have unique instances of the lessons or have a different set of lessons all together.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation.

Shape the future with Learning at Work Week

Clear Lessons

Use eye catching images and a strapline for your communications. Register with Clear Lessons now for an unmissable offer of FREE access for your organisation to over 500 online leadership videos during Learning at Work Week. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets


I’m not new to Flash or HTML, but Dave’s article along with supporting Screenr screencasts inspired me to give it a try. Leave a Reply Feed Recent Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player What Tools Should We Learn?

Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Blended Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Sophie returns home after a long day of piano lessons and school. Delighted to note a new lesson updated on her online art history course, she promptly joins the virtual lesson. Image Source: [link]. Image Source: [link].

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.       Check out the computer in the image above.

24 New Lectora Online Support Videos You Should Watch

eLearning Brothers

These videos use our Customizable Courseware lessons as examples, but they’re also a great way to get familiar with using Lectora Online for any eLearning project. 07 Inserting an Image. 08 Inserting an Image from eLearning Brothers. 09 Cropping an Image.

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve


Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? For content creators, this means you can help your learners retain your lessons through the following reinforcement tactics. Image of hourglass by Alexander Boden via Flickr Creative Commons License.

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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. However, I will add that when you create e-learning projects, it is important to have consistency in image quality and the assets used in your courses. Lesson 1: The Mission. Lesson 5: Did You Know?

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. But I wanted a tighter relationship between the video and the Excel software simulation lesson.

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part IV

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In Parts 1-3 of this Graphics series we've covered the different learning benefits of dynamic and static images as well as some free image resources. So you've picked what kind of image you want to use and you've found them for free online. by AJ George.

Cost-cutting Training Without Slaying Quality: Startup Hacks

Your Training Edge

Blended learning refers to the practice of delivering training with a mix of digitally accessible lessons and instructor-led training (ILT) sessions. This means, a business will only be paying a trainer for the lessons that absolutely need to be delivered in a classroom.

How To Write For eLearning

Your Training Edge

Instead, your students will give up soon and they will not rate your lessons favorably.”says Use images, graphs and similar visual cues to illustrate your point. Titles are what will drive your students through the lessons. Confusing lessons are a common issue.

Adobe Captivate: Pretest Actions

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In this article, I'm going to follow-up with Pretests and teach you how to control a Pretest Advanced Action. The boss doesn't care if the learner spends the time watching the individual slides that make up the lesson, only that learners are given a fair opportunity to pass the quiz.

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. However, the more challenging component to eLearning is keeping the lesson interactive.

Developing an Online Training Course


Paper handouts that provide additional illustrative examples of lessons, or practice problems in which pupils must apply the material from the textbook and lectures. The technology that’s now easily available transforms every one of those steps, giving educators and trainers far more power and flexibility to get their lessons across. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user algogenius.