How do I know what e-learning approach is right for what topic?

The eLearning Nomad

The vast majority of online articles about e-learning are about compliance training or academic e-courses, so why would you do things differently? There are Articulate/Captivate/Lectora etc. Participatory isn’t the same as ‘making sure people participate’, as explained in my article about participatory e-learning. Get an email when new posts appear OVERVIEW OF BLOG POSTS.

The Best of e-Learning in January 2015

Trivantis

Happy 2015… Let’s celebrate with our favorite 10 articles from January of this new year. This month, the topics range from mobile learning and tips for the upcoming year to Lectora how-to tutorials and even a free game template. Laura Silver explains how to create m-Learning buttons in Lectora® that are easy to tap with the pad of your fingertip. Free Lectora Game Template. The eLearning Brothers are sharing this awesome free Trivia Game Template for Lectora courses.

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The Best of e-Learning in November

Trivantis

We hope these articles will share some helpful knowledge and insight on what’s happening in the e-Learning industry this month. Nuts and Bolts: Making Video More Social. Review of Lectora Express – The Easy LMS. Find out how easy it is to set up and start tracking informal and formal content with Lectora® Express – The Easy LMS. Announcing Lectora Version 11.3. Meet Lectora® Version 11.3,

Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Engaging Training

Trivantis

Here are a few articles on how to make your training less boring, more fun and more engaging overall: . Be a Social Media Copycat to Engage Your Learners. Our creative Lectora® users have tons of awesome ideas to create engaging. And Lectora e-Learning software makes it easy to quickly create fun, attention-grabbing courses that your learners will love. . Subscribe to the Lectora e-Learning Blog.

The Best of eLearning in July 2015

Trivantis

This month’s Best of eLearning list includes articles on everything from new ideas for learning—like wearables and Snapchat—to how to speed up your eLearning development with Lectora® variables. Take a look at these 10 eLearning articles that I chose from the month of July: 1. Getting Social with Lectora. Instructional designer Jennifer Valley discusses pros, cons, and tips on adding social media to your learning campaign.

The Best of e-Learning in March

Trivantis

This March, we’ve picked our top 10 e-Learning articles for you. Take a look at them, and share your favorites on social! Free Lectora Interaction Template. Use this free Lectora interaction template from the eLearning Brothers to help you create an awesome course. Get a sneak peek of some of the great sessions at the 2014 Lectora® User Conference in Los Angeles California, April 1 – 3. Social Learning Fear Factor.

The Best of e-Learning in February

Trivantis

Take a look at the articles, and let us know which ones were your favorites too. Steal These Social Media Engagement Tricks. Ever wonder how social media websites waste away so much of your time? This blog will show you how to apply social media strategies to your e-Learning! 2014 Lectora User Conference Early Bird Rate Ends February 28. Learn more about taking advantage of Early Bird Registration rates in this article.

Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Informal Learning

Trivantis

Watch this video to learn about one of our newest additions to the Lectora® family, Lectora® Express – The Easy LMS. It’s perfect for informal learning: Introducing Lectora Express – The Easy LMS. Or, read the news about Lectora Express here: Introducing Lectora Express – The Easy LMS. And try it for yourself—free—here: 30 Day Free Trial of Lectora Express – The Easy LMS. Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Tropic: Social Learning.

Nashville Notes: Closing Keynote – Ross Dawson

Trivantis

Welcome back to “Nashville Notes,” the blog series where we’re sharing notes and must-know details about the location and agenda for our most incredible user conference yet: the 2015 Lectora® User Conference ! He is author of the Amazon.com bestseller Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships , now out in its second edition, and the acclaimed book Living Networks , which foresaw the social networking revolution.

Branching Scenarios, Heatmaps, and Ledoliel: This week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. We’ll usually include some commentary from the original team member who found the article, too. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter.

5 Reasons to Attend an e-Learning Conference

Trivantis

The more conferences you engage in, the more likely you will be asked to speak at future events or write articles for industry publications. It’s important to socialize too. There are lots of great e-Learning conferences out there, including the 2014 Lectora® User Conference, held this Spring from April 1 – April 3. Register for the 2014 Lectora User Conference today! At a loss for new ideas? Feeling like all your e-Learning courses are the same?

Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

Hurix Digital

Here, in this article, we list some of the popular e-content development tools. This innovative e-content development tool supports a blend of approaches like AR, VR, next-gen gamification, interactive videos, social learning, microlearning, blended learning and mobile learning.

This Week on #BLPLearn: Authoring Tools and eLearning Examples

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. We’ll usually include some commentary from the original team member who found the article, too. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter.

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. And Lectora® users, here’s a cool tutorial on using custom fonts: 3 Ways to Use Custom Fonts in Lectora. Try a free 30 day trial of Lectora® Online, the newest version of this powerful cloud authoring tool.

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]. eLearning Gamification HTML5 Instructional Design Learning Resources Mobile Training Evaluation xAPI #LMS #ObsidianBlack adult learning best practice CMI-5 elearning event tracking just-in-time learning design LRS mobile learning obsidianchat performance planning social learning TinCan

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

In this article, Steve Penfold reviews nine leading elearning authoring tools. Flexible rules and branching options enable complex, personalized and adaptive learning experiences; and the ability to use social polling, gamification and a whole host of interaction types provide plenty of opportunity to hook in learners. Check out our full article about Adobe Captivate. See our full article on Storyline here. Lectora Inspire and Lectora Online.

BranchTrack, Hololens, and the Scale of the Universe: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. We’ll usually include some commentary from the original team member who found the article, too. Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter.

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So long, #TalkTech. Hello, #BLPLearn.

Bottom-Line Performance

It was our way of coming together once a week, curating the best learning technology articles from around the web, and holding a thirty minute discussion on Twitter. TalkTech was part of a social learning lab , you see. We wanted to experiment with using social media for learning within our own company to determine how best to advise our clients on using the technology. But after two years of success with #TalkTech, it’s time for our social media approach to evolve.

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. And Lectora® users, here’s a cool tutorial on using custom fonts: 3 Ways to Use Custom Fonts in Lectora. Try a free 30 day trial of Lectora® Online, the newest version of this powerful cloud authoring tool.

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

TalentLMS

But this article isn’t just a “trends list” with the best eLearning authoring tools for 2020. Create interactive eLearning content with gamification, social polling, and interactive elements that will hook your learners right from the very beginning. Lectora Online. Lectora , as one of the first authoring tools to ever come out, grants many different features to produce a complete, engaging, and professional eLearning course. For years, Lectora was a Windows app only.

Applying Gamification to e-Learning

Trivantis

You’ve probably heard the term “gamification” in recent <a href=”[link] target=”_blank”>e-Learning</a> discussions: at conferences, in training articles and blogs, and even across the web on your favorite social media sites. Specifically, Lectora® Inspire comes with interactive Flash games such as Bowling, Climb the Mountain, Golf and more that allow you to quiz learners in a fun way.

Can Rapid Authoring Tools Deliver Responsive and Device Agnostic Content?

Origin Learning

Once you click on a topic, the website renders the article according to the size and dimension of your device. For example, if a Lectora or Storyline interface is built for a certain default spec, you can’t really make it responsive. Device agnosticism is a hot topic in the web content development arena.

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. What do the popular authoring tools (Storyline, Captivate, Lectora, etc) need to do to improve mobile learning their capabilities? We can also add layers of interactivity that allow for quick search and exploration or we can integrate social interactions. Mayra Aixa Villar.

A Recipe for Explaining eLearning During Thanksgiving

eLearning Brothers

Entire companies and product lines have been built around eLearning authoring tools, such as Lectora, Articulate, Captivate, which give developers like me a broad toolset for creating great eLearning, and new internet standards like HTML 5 that ensure the experience can be picked up by all of those mobile devices. Kineo’s Steve Rayson also sees more assimilation of formal courses into blended offering, featuring a mix of webinar/vILT, self-paced, and social learning. [3]

10 Tips to Earn Money as an eLearning Professional

Trivantis

LinkedIn and Facebook, as well as other social media sites, are great places to network online. Publishing eLearning articles and other eLearning content online gives you the opportunity to attract new clients and build a reputable online presence. Write an article about a topic that you’re passionate about, or a tip guide that gives companies the chance to learn more about eLearning courses and how your services can offer them a wide range of benefits.

E-Learning Uncovered | Blog

E-learning Uncovered

Follow Us on Twitter Sign Up For Our Mailing List Subscribe to the RSS Feed Contact Us E-Learning Uncovered E-Learning Uncovered Home Concept to Execution Articulate Lectora Other Topics Blog Custom Development Review of Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. In the July/August issue, an article [.] We did some quick testing to see which Lectora features work properly on an iPad and which ones are best avoided.

Can an Instructional Design Degree Help You Get a Job?

Trivantis

In this article I’ll explore both sides of the argument to help you determine if an Instructional Design degree is right for you. This article is going to delve into this important question from all angles so that you can come to the right conclusion based upon your personal and professional goals. Social networks. Subscribe to the Lectora® e-Learning Blog for more instructional design posts and e-Learning tips.

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5 Tips for Promoting and Pitching Yourself as an eLearning Freelancer

Trivantis

Be a social butterfly. A great way to achieve this is through social media sites, such as LinkedIn , Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter. He recommends posting “regular updates, publish your eLearning articles that others might find interesting, and keep in touch with current and potential clients.” And of course, one last tip from your friends at Trivantis: Download a free 30-day trial of Lectora® Inspire , so you can make amazing eLearning samples for your portfolio!

6 Tips to Create Engaging eLearning Courses

Trivantis

In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to create engaging eLearning courses that will allow you to increase your audience’s engagement levels by using a variety of eLearning resources, techniques, and strategies. You could promote the use of social media as an eLearning platform, for instance, by creating an eLearning Facebook group related to your eLearning course, and regularly communicating with them via frequent online chats.

10 Awesome Ways To Use Mobile Learning For Employee Training

EI Design

In this article, I share 10 ways to showcase how you can use mobile learning for employee training for formal training and Performance Support (job aids). It leverages on social or collaborative learning. Compliance training: This was a course on Insider Trading, where we used a gamification approach to create an immersive experience using Lectora Inspire 17 as a tool to create the multi-device experience.

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference

E-learning Uncovered

I read an article in 20 0 2 saying that mobile was “ the next big thing. Lectora has always been mobile-friendly because of its HTML output. ) If you aren’t familiar with HTML5 and what it means for e-learning, check out Judy Unrein’s great research report for the E-Learning Guild. Lectora 11 Coming Soon. The official word on Lectora’s new release, version 11, is that it is “coming soon.”

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

Lectora Inspire. Lectora is the powerhouse in the authoring tools coming with libraries of assets, templates and flexible. Lectora Inspire is the choice of experienced trainers and academic course creators that look for the best-in-class authoring tool. What’s great about this tool is that it allows you to print your final result and share it with others and promoting it on social media. The tool can be accessed through the website, social media or via email.

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.

10 Awesome Ways To Use Mobile Learning For Employee Training

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share 10 ways to showcase how you can use mobile learning for employee training for formal training and Performance Support (job aids). It leverages on social or collaborative learning. Compliance training: This was a course on Insider Trading, where we used a gamification approach to create an immersive experience using Lectora Inspire 17 as a tool to create the multi-device experience.

8 Strategies To Capitalise On Flash To HTML5 Migration Opportunity And Get A Higher Return On Investment (ROI)

EI Design

In this article, I have outlined 8 strategies that will help you meet this enhanced mandate. In this article, I share my insights on how you can use this opportunity (Flash to HTML5 migration services) to create not only a higher impact training but also use my recommended 8 strategies to enhance the ROI on your training spend. Set 1 (They feature a multi-device layout-based approach to design): Adobe Captivate 2019, Trivantis Lectora Inspire 17.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. Guides exist that show how to apply WCAG to elearning , and to PDFs , and other aspects of online training like video, audio, and social media. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7 Some elearning authoring software (like Trivantis Lectora) has a built-in accessibility checker.

Trends that Will Shape E-learning, M-learning and LMSs in 2017

CommLab India

Roy Saunderson, in his article What happens when you add big data to L&D? Already, a number of e-learning development software such as Storyline and Lectora have acquired device-agnostic online course development capabilities and other tools will follow suit. LMSs of 2017 will integrate various learning platforms such as blogs, social media, and videos to provide comprehensive, tailor-made learning experiences. Enhanced Social Learning Capabilities.