PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for ePublishing?

Kitaboo

Constantly evolving technology and rapid content digitization have completely transformed the epublishing world today with PDF and ePUB emerging as two of the most common eBook formats used across the industry. PDF (Portable Document Format). Pros of using PDF.

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Using PDF Job Aids for Just-in-Time Training

Association eLearning

The American Society for Training & Development has a handy PDF resource for matching up needs (consistency, decision making, process order, etc.) The PDF should be short so it’s easy for the learner to find the information they need. Related elements should be placed near one another on the PDF. To conclude, here is one of my favorite learning aids, a checklist: Read “Using PDF Job Aids for Just-in-Time Training”. Access the Association eLearning Blog.

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PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for e-Publishing?

Kitaboo

Constantly evolving technology and rapid digitization have completely transformed the e-publishing world today with PDF and ePUB emerging as two of the most common eBook formats used across the industry. In this blog post, we are going to discuss the pros and cons of using PDF and ePUB in detail and why one scores over the other. PDF (Portable Document Format). However, to view a PDF format on your computer, you need to install a specialized software, Acrobat Reader.

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Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: Tell us about the DirectEmployers Association. We want DirectEmployers Association to be the go-to solution for contractors who need OFCCP compliance and talent acquisition information, resources and support. Also, we offer punch lists in PDF format. Follow one association's journey on The Talented Learning Show!

Agile Microlearning Explained

is able to create multiple associations and exercise the. pdf Time Learned 100 90 80 70 60 Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4 Re te nt io n. (% ) You've probably experienced short- term retention after cramming. COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN v1.1

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

AMS- An Association Management System or AMS is the association membership equivalent to a company’s Customer Relationship Management System (CRM). This is where an association stores data on their members and prospective members for tracking memberships, managing newsletter subscriptions, offering special gifts, sending invitations to events and workshops, and promoting discounts on products and services.

How Technology Partners Help Associations Comply with GDPR

WBT Systems

Since the EU approved GDPR on April 14, 2016, association technology firms have had lots of time to prepare for GDPR. In this post, we describe what your technology providers should do to help your association comply with GDPR. We also provide tips on some of the things staff should do to help their associations comply with GDPR—just in case you haven’t done them already. We’re not an European or international association. Your association is the “data controller.”.

Using Badges to Drive Member Engagement

Web Courseworks

Sure, the technology may be at the top of the Peak of Inflated Expectations now, but we are looking toward a future in which associations award their members badges for completing professional development, instead of PDF certificates. We also look at some associations in areas like accounting and education who are ahead of the curve, and extract lessons from their successful badging programs. We at Web Courseworks are getting pretty excited about digital badges.

Using Badges to Drive Member Engagement

Web Courseworks

Sure, the technology may be at the top of the Peak of Inflated Expectations now, but we are looking toward a future in which associations award their members badges for completing professional development, instead of PDF certificates. We also look at some associations in areas like accounting and education who are ahead of the curve, and extract lessons from their successful badging programs. We at Web Courseworks are getting pretty excited about digital badges.

How Can Associations Distribute e-Reports Effectively?

Kitaboo

Non-profit organizations and associations have to create quarterly or annual reports that tells the members about all the work that they have undertaken, the expenses incurred the funds as well received. Your target audience includes members of associations and societies, plus new prospects whom you might want to persuade to support your cause. Here are three quick ways to distribute your e-reports to the members of your association: 1.

Leveraging Acrobat DC and Captivate 2017 to Enhance Self-directed Learning Opportunities

Adobe Captivate

After some research and a great deal of thought a decision was made to develop an interactive PDF using Adobe Acrobat DC and Captivate, and to create a supplemental iBook to address the shortcomings in Acrobat DC reader for Apple mobile devices. Alpha product development – creation of iBook, associated widgets and captivate interactives. Beta product development – revisions to iBook and creation of interactive PDF book. PDF Design. Overview.

Women in Leadership: Surmounting Barriers and Bias

CLO Magazine

Next Concept HR Association CEO Greg Morton agreed there needs to be more action in changing the demographic of leadership. A 2016 American Association of University Women report, “ Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership ,” found that the lack of women in leadership roles can be examined through structural barriers preventing women’s assent to leadership and the gender bias that continues to affect them in the workplace.

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

As technology continues to innovate and become easier to implement, the business case for associations to move their classroom-based courses online is strengthening. 10 years ago, the idea of offering online certification and credentialing programs at your association would have been crazy. Associations are also realizing the potential of online member education and investigating ways to automate the process of delivering content, administering assessments, and issuing certificates.

eLearning Weekly » Free eBook: Learning 2.0 for Associations

eLearning Weekly

Why Should Societies & Associations Publish & Distribute Journals on Digital Platforms?

Kitaboo

Why Do Societies and Associations Publish Journals? Research Societies, Professional Associations or non-profit organizations publish journals with the aim of sharing knowledge and raising funds for supporting their research or services. With these changes taking place, research societies and associations must also upgrade their distribution methods and deliver content on digital platforms. How can societies and associations distribute journals on a digital platform?

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

Further, a 2016 American Association of University Women report found that between 1984 and 2004, women in Congress secured about 9 percent more in federal funding for their districts than their male colleagues and introduced about twice as many bills. Instead of training women to exhibit specific attributes associated with the stereotypical leader, I suggest a strong focus on training to reduce implicit bias among employees and diversity training against stereotypes.

Can you have too many communities and associations?

Clive on Learning

In E-learning Reaping the Rewards of the Recession , Donald Clark expresses frustration at the proliferation of communities and associations directly or indirectly supporting e-learning in the UK. Donald must be right, because the data I generated was far too complex to display here and I ended up having to present the data in the form of a separate PDF, snappily titled Communities and professional bodies directly or indirectly supporting workplace e-learning in the UK.

Tips for Preserving Your eLearning Programs

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether you’re providing direct links to reports, instructions on how to pull different reports, actual reports in Excel or PDF, or all of the above — make sure your education department knows where they should be going to find this important data! Learning Strategies Learning Technologies Online Learning Uncategorized association education department association education director education director elearning programs and procedures preserving elearning programs

Yo Quiero Learning! Taco Bell Spices Up Training

CLO Magazine

In addition to hyperlinks and videos/sound clips that can be included in an interactive PDF, Inkdocs include flashcards, quizzes, self-assessments, timelines and more. That shift is critical and it’s often hard to do because people have often invested a lot in a PDF or static format, and they are sometimes afraid to step away from it,” Williamson said. Ave Rio is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor.

Simplify Your Learning: 5 Tips for Slimming Down

Association eLearning

If you have a lot of information that absolutely has to be included, consider creating a supplementary printable resource, like a PDF. Do you have any other tips for keeping your association’s online learning from getting too overwhelming? Association eLearning Blog eLearning Featured Posts Tips & Tricks Association LMS elearning courses learning management system lms member education online education project management

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How Can Societies Digitize Publishing and Delivery Process

Kitaboo

Why should nonprofit organizations and associations switch to digital publishing? Hence, reports are of utmost importance for such associations. Here’s why should societies & associations publish & distribute journals on digital platforms. This was difficult, if not impossible,for some associations when the same reports were published in print. These associations focus more expenditures revolving around their area of expertise rather than overheads.

8 Ways to Keep Members of Societies Engaged in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

But when it comes to engaging members of a society or non-profit association, it means retaining them by making them believe in your cause. A non-profit organization is formed by people who volunteer to be a part of it, so if the members of society leave, the association cannot function smoothly. So, it is crucial to maintain engagement among members of a non-profit association. It’s about time that we use technology to improve the operations of a non-profit association.

The Certificate is Obsolete

Web Courseworks

Andy will be presenting about one (particularly vexing) problem: traditional PDF certificates. Innovation in Learning Learning News Managing eLearning association elearning professional developmentThe Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE, and Certification. We’re now in the third month of my webinar series, Managing eLearning: Thought Leaders.

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5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Section 508 compliance requirements apply specifically to Federal agencies, but the overarching theme of offering inclusive and equally-accessible content to individuals with disabilities also aligns well with the interests of most private sector groups, professional associations, and organizations. Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images). The Word, PDF, PowerPoint,mp3,wmv.,

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Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

WBT Systems

Why learning challenges are a fit for association members. Challenges aren’t new to the nonprofit and association world. The American Nurses Association (ANA) has a longer “grand” challenge, Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation. And, they’ll get a chance to become familiar with your association’s online educational programs and LMS. Make sure challenge goals are aligned with association goals. Don’t promote the challenge as only an association or member benefit.

Levels of LXD Design

Clark Quinn

In a justifiably well-known image (PDF), Jesse James Garrett (JJG) detailed the elements of (web) user experience. This includes the actions to be taken and the associated consequences of each choice. .

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Wind Web Tutorial

Take an e-Learning Break

The American Wind Association has a good tutorial on wind energy - includes costs and statistics. You can download a PDF with all the information. Check it out: [link

Play Testing Games — An Essential Step

Bottom-Line Performance

we may create the cards associated with a board game in a Word table and then print and cut them up for initial rounds of play). A game board might be printed as a series of PDF pages and taped together for initial rounds of play. (We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of one-to-two page “briefs” regarding learning game design. This is part 7: Play Testing Games — An Essential Step.

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Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience

Raptivity

“My learners prefer using PDF - adding Raptivity interactions to PDF makes it an interactive PDF! Dr. Karina shared a very interesting way she uses Raptivity for her learners – Her learners prefer using PDF and so she adds Raptivity interactions to PDF making it an interactive PDF ! Boosts learner engagement manifold,” says Dr. Karina Kasztelnik , Professor at Colorado State University.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

Create courses in different formats- text, video, animation, audio, pdf etc. Currently associated with Pinlearn as a content marketing strategist. The abilities and efficiency of online education are not hidden from anyone now. If you own a company and invest fortunes each year in classroom training of your employees, you would know how other numerous companies have already saved millions by relocating their corporate training modules to the online teaching platforms.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

Create courses in different formats- text, video, animation, audio, pdf etc. Currently associated with Pinlearn as a content marketing strategist. The abilities and efficiency of online education are not hidden from anyone now. If you own a company and invest fortunes each year in classroom training of your employees, you would know how other numerous companies have already saved millions by relocating their corporate training modules to the online teaching platforms.

What is Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) and How Does it Work?

Use of IETMs for Navy Air Force Defence

We would like to clarify here that, of course, the IETM name indicates technical manual, but actually it is not any document i.e. PDF, MS Word, or another document format. We may consider PDF files as Level 1, Indexed PDFs as Level 2, HTML Based indexed files will be considered as Level -3.

How to Convert XML to ePUB – A Step-by-step Guide

Hurix Digital

ePUB is the XML format for reflowable eBooks or digital books and publications that is standardized by IDPF (International Digital Publishing Forum), a trade and standards association for the digital publishing industry. Also Read: Best Ways to Convert Your PDF Files to XML.

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Linking to specific areas in PDFs from Captivate 9

Adobe Captivate

Some of the challenges with this project Were: 1) learners needed to view the official guidelines; 2) guidelines are updated on a regular basis and posted online as PDFs; 3) the education committee wanted the learner to be taken directly to the narrative, chart, table or graphic associated with the question answer or distractor. The following instructions step through how to prepare pdf documents and then add destination links to questions and/or external link areas on other slides.

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CME in the 21st Century – Webinar Digest

Web Courseworks

Smothers gave a list of benefits for having standards: Most organizations are currently using the PDF certificate to verify and track the completion of continuing education. Although there are some benefits to PDF certificates, when it comes to using PDFs to share CE credit information, there are a few drawbacks. This means the learner has multiple PDF certificates to keep track of, and can easily be misplaced or lost.

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An 8-Step Guide to Digitization for Book Publishers

Kitaboo

Achieve cost-efficiencies: As said above, digital books help to eliminate costs of rent and storage associated with physical books. Clean the PDF. Make the PDF searchable on the Internet: Once the book is scanned, the next step is to add index data. What is book digitization?

Managing eLearning: Fall Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Why it’s important: eLearning Industry gives four reasons why you should move to Cloud Authoring: Trending – Cloud authoring has become one of the top IT strategies for businesses and associations alike. The key part: no PDF Certification needed. Why it’s important: CME is becoming more effective and efficient in its certification process and eliminating the PDF Certification is just one more way it is moving towards this goal.