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The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

This social-psychology phenomenon, first explained by American psychologist Edward Thorndike, causes people (like your learners) to use one trait to make quick judgments of an overall person or thing. For more e-Learning articles and resources, subscribe to the Lectora e-Learning Blog!

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

In this article, Steve Penfold reviews nine leading elearning authoring tools. The themes are similar to PowerPoint, with color palettes and slide masters defining the look and feel. Check out our full article about Adobe Captivate. See our full article on Storyline here.

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

E.g. simulations, social learning, gaming, mentoring. On [link] , can find articles with suggested best practices for content dev tools.”. Lectora [link]. New post April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. April 2016 #obsidianchat Summary.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

Mayra has authored articles for ASTD and Learning Solutions Magazine and writes frequently on her personal blog. Otherwise, why would you want learners to go over 20+ slides of irrelevant content when they just need to know the specific function of key components or equipment?

The Halo Effect: First Impressions for e-Learning

Trivantis

This social-psychology phenomenon, first explained by American psychologist Edward Thorndike, causes people (like your learners) to use one trait to make quick judgments of an overall person or thing. But if your learners dislike one aspect of your course (such as an intro slide that’s crammed with text), they’ll have a negative predisposition toward the whole course. And Lectora® users, here’s a cool tutorial on using custom fonts: 3 Ways to Use Custom Fonts in Lectora.

How to MOOC: Bite-Sized Content

Your Training Edge

Over a series of articles, we will explore what MOOCs have taught us about the best ways to design, deliver, assess, and recognize learning online. This first article highlights MOOC methods for delivering training content in a way that leads to real engagement and mastery, and ultimately to better job performance. articles, blogs, forums). In the next article in this series, we will examine the issues surrounding using MOOC social media tools in training.

Keynote Resources from #LUC2017

Kapp Notes

The Lectora 2017 Users Conference promises to be an exciting and engaging event. Here are the slides from my keynote (but no peaking until it’s over). What we missed on the mission is provide in the information below (and in the slides above).

Why your learning management system needs content support

LearnUpon

For example, you might find that your LMS won’t store or allow you to report on things like specific exam questions and answers, or the length of time a learner spends on each slide. Ask for links to articles and documentation.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

This article is an interview (in text and video format–scroll to the bottom for the video version) with Emily Wood, who is her own “elearning department of one” at a non-profit based in Portland, Oregon.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

The course will be developed using a Lectora-style system that produces what is essentially an HTML/javascript page turner. Bryan Chapman’s research, which is quoted in many of these articles, yours included, points this out. Bryan says that while it takes 34 hours of work to create one hour of instructor-led training, it takes an additional 33 hours simply to convert the PowerPoint slides from this same training into e-learning.

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