How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. The more courses they create, the more they realize they need to craft better learning experiences. I call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. Rapid Authoring.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at Trainingzone.co.uk: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. Are they producing high-quality e-Learning? E-Learning development houses need to be able to demonstrate a clear value in their services.

Your Favorite Rapid E-Learning Posts of 2010

Rapid eLearning

We at Articulate have some cool things planned. And as usual, if I’m on the road, I’ll try to stay an extra day and do some informal Articulate jam sessions. A Roadmap for Building an E-Learning Course. Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic Another new rapid e-Learning tool, this from Epic (UK).

5 Free Desktop Image Editors for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m always asked what skills a rapid elearning designer should have. It’s relatively inexpensive and should be able to do what most people need for elearning. It does most of what you expect from a graphics editor and is more than capable to handle all of your elearning needs.

My Favorite E-Learning Resources

E-learning Uncovered

A couple of weeks ago, I was at ATD TechKnowledge in Las Vegas teaching their Articulate Storyline Certificate program. As with most classes we teach, we have some really good discussions, and I usually follow up with links to some of my favorite e-learning resources we talked about. The Articulate Community. Articulate E-Learning Examples : This is a great place to get inspiration from seeing other people’s work. E-Learning Uncovered.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson Another good podcast from the folks at Kineo : an interview with Stephen Walsh (Kineo) and Gabe Anderson ( Articulate ). Part 1 is a nice definition and description of rapid e-Learning. I thought it had more useful nuggets: Who should be developing rapid e-Learning?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 23, 2007 Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter If youve been following my blog for awhile, then you already know how I feel about the folks at Kineo.

Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.

Rapid eLearning

There are three core questions that help guide the development of an elearning course. I discussed this a bit in the post on building a roadmap for elearning. What I like about them is that they offer some structure that I could easily use in my elearning course.

Are These the Three E-Learning Books You Would Recommend?

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about book recommendations from people just getting started with elearning. Let’s suppose you were on a desert island and in between catching fish and talking to volley balls you had a deep desire to learn more about elearning. Elearning 101.

Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

Over the years elearning software has become easier to use. With the ease of authoring, it’s placed the burden to do all of it on the shoulders of the rapid elearning developer. So anything you can do to find inexpensive assets that you can be used for elearning helps.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Designing for Articulate: A Newbie’s View

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 07, 2009 Designing for Articulate: A Newbie’s View I’m new to Articulate. That’s rapid. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

Rapid eLearning

It’s that time of year to share gifts, so here’s an elearning template that you’re free to use as you wish. If you want to learn more about using the template and how to create the cutouts and character fills, be sure to check out the tutorials below. 22: Rapid E-Learning Workshop.

How to Create a Learning Journal to Go with Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In an earlier post we looked at how to combine elearning with an on-the-job mentoring program. I received a lot of questions about the learning journal. The Value of a Learning Journal. Captures key learning points. Using a Learning Journal. Elearning Modules.

Here’s a Way to Make Your E-Learning Course Objectives Interesting

Rapid eLearning

In the past I’ve built similar elearning courses for organizations that taught their employees about having these disaster kits. While there’s nothing wrong with creating a list to state learning objectives, there’s probably a better way to engage the learner emotionally.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! elearning.

Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

Rapid eLearning

Recently someone asked how to combine their mentoring program with elearning courses. However, there are a few challenges with this type of training and many are overcome by blending elearning content with the peer coaching. Much of the new person’s learning is dictated by the peer coach’s own work flow. Learning can be intimidating. The Value of E-Learning. That’s where elearning proves valuable. The Learning Journal.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free Articulate & Moodle Seminars in Boston and Chicago

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 11, 2009 Free Articulate & Moodle Seminars in Boston and Chicago Are you in Boston or Chicago? Want to learn more about Articulate and Moodle?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Reminder: Boston & Chicago Articulate/Moodle Seminars This Week

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Sunday, June 07, 2009 Reminder: Boston & Chicago Articulate/Moodle Seminars This Week Just a reminder that our Boston and Chicago free seminars on Articulate and Moodle are this week.

Are You Asking These Questions to Build Effective E-Learning?

Rapid eLearning

How we view effective elearning is somewhat subjective. For some it requires that all elearning center on performance. However, many elearning courses are less “learning” and more marketing. They’re about sharing information using elearning tools.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Welcome to Tom Kuhlman

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 08, 2007 Welcome to Tom Kuhlman Welcome to Tom Kuhlmann from Articulate, who adds The Rapid e-Learning Blog into the mix.

3 E-Learning Lessons Learned on the Road

Rapid eLearning

I’m coming off of back-to-back-to-back conference sessions and elearning workshops. What I like best is that I run across so many different questions and elearning use cases and examples. Learning is a very personal experience. Are your elearning courses lacking personality?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font

Rapid eLearning

The general layout of their site would make a great elearning template. As you know, I like to use sites like this as inspiration to show how easy it is to create PowerPoint elearning templates. You can learn more about the site and get more free fonts via this post. Tidbits: I’ll be in Los Angeles on November 12 doing an Articulate workshop. I’ll also be hosting a free Articulate Jam Session while in town at the Cheesecake Factory HQ.

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How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

It’s also a great way to build a personal learning network. For example, if you build rapid elearning courses with Articulate products there are all sorts of resources available to you: Articulate’s Facebook page keeps you up-to-date on news and information.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. With the rise of rapid eLearning tools and the ease with which virtually anyone can now create a course, whats changing for the instructional designer?

Here’s How to Help Your Subject Matter Experts Build Better E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

But they don’t always know how best to teach what they know, especially when it comes to elearning. Subject matter experts offer a lot of value when it comes to building your elearning courses. What people care about is learning what they need to learn to meet their goals.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This would be for those who want to take their own learning to the next level. These are terms that I have learned (some relatively recently) and thought, why didnt I know this ten years ago if its so important? And I have learned a lot by looking into each of them. Michael Allens Guide to E-Learning 9:41 AM Frans Donkervoort said.

Here’s a Quick Way to Create Your Next E-Learning Template in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In today’s post, we’ll pull some of these ideas together to create a folder graphic that you can use in your elearning courses. Here’s an example of how you could use this folder graphic when designing your elearning course. If you’re there, swing by the Articulate booth and say “Hi.”.

Help Your Client See E-Learning from a Different Perspective

Rapid eLearning

Most people only see linear, click-and-read elearning courses. If you listen to some in our industry, you’d think that any elearning course that isn’t performance-based is wrong. Instead, I see an elearning course just like any other medium used to support the learning process.

How to Design An Elearning Course on a Budget

Rapid eLearning

The past few days I’ve been pulling some content together for a couple of workshops I’m doing at the ASTD TechKnowledge conference in San Jose. The workshops are for those who are just getting started with the Articulate tools. I can easily use them in my elearning course.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. My experience is mainly in development of self-paced eLearning for the corporate market.) Do you think instructional designers should go away and leave the rapid tools to the SMEs?