8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training

The Learning Dispatch

Or the budget to hire designers to create on a timeline that works for our needs? The reality is there are not true shortcuts to converting classroom training to online training that is effective and engaging. Converting Classroom Training to Elearning [Audio Interview].

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less


Therefore, despite fluctuations of the economy and limited training budgets, companies are always on the lookout for sustainable learning solutions that can be created and delivered within limited means – of time as well as money. With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. Use audio and video to create impactful learning.

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8 budget-friendly ways to modernize compliance training


In this article, I’ll share 8 budget-friendly ways to modernize your compliance training program. How to modernize your compliance online training in a budget-friendly way. It’s also budget-friendly, as you can repurpose your existing resources to build your just-in-time training library. For example, an online training webinar you already have in your database converts into a podcast series. Is your compliance online training program showing its age?

5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

CommLab India

When converting your ILT material to e-learning, you consider various aspects such as the format of the training material (micro module or video), the platform on which it will be delivered, whether to build it in-house or outsource, the duration of the course, and the authoring tool to be used. To make it easy for you, here I list the top 5 tools that will help you to quickly and effectively convert your instructor-led training material to online learning courses. Converting PPTs.

5 Simple Ways to Convert Content into eLearning Material


The main task revolves around converting (tons of) faculty discipline-related content into the new eLearning platform. The remaining faculty is intensely aversive to the notion of converting their hard-researched “notes” (eLearning translation: content), into something that can be downloaded (shudders). How do you motivate the professors to convert their content (as simply as possible) into eLearning courses?

E-learning on a budget – five tips on how to do it


In today’s economy, learning and development budgets are under more scrutiny than ever before and even though there is consensus on the importance of training your employees, the jury is still out on what is a reasonable sum to invest in people who tend to change numerous jobs. Luckily, it’s not hard to make e-learning on a budget. Even if initially this kind of research was not budgeted on the expense sheet, it will ultimately save a few pennies.

Converting Classroom Courses to Online Courses - Ask an Instructional Designer

E-Learning Acupuncture

I am a trainer and am currently working with a couple of other trainers on converting our Instructor led courses into online self paced courses using Captivate. Perhaps your budget is limited as well. Use a print-based framework for your finished product; however, augment the print-based material with short audio-video tutorials (created with Adobe Captivate) that show students the piece of software in action. That saves on budget as well.

The DIY Guide to Converting Existing Content into an eLearning Course

SHIFT eLearning

Those new to creating eLearning courses will find this post useful in answering their questions and providing them with a checklist of things to consider during the process of converting existing content, which goes far beyond simply transferring content to an online format. Which type the developer chooses will depend on the type of content, the technological infrastructure available, the budget, the target audience, and learning context of the course.

Code of Conduct Training – Challenges in Converting Manual Resources to Online Training

CommLab India

Converting manual resources into e-learning courses comes with its own set of challenges. This includes inadequate content, budget and time constraints and the availability of SMEs and trainers. It is not about converting PowerPoint slides into an e-learning module or posting a recorded lecture online. Chunking should be done keeping the visual and audio strategy in mind. Converting content that is already out of date will not serve any purpose.

E-Learning: 7 Simple Tips to Do More with a Limited Budget

CommLab India

You can do much, even when your e-learning budget is tight. For example, You can use ‘Audacity’, the free tool, for audio editing in online courses. They help develop effective online learning courses within the budget. Convert the existing course materials. Converting and customizing the existing learning content will make the designers’ and Subject Matter Experts’ (SMEs) job much easy. Covering too much content in an online module will increase your budget.

Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

Flash can be converted to HTML by using either pure coding or content authoring tools. Equipped with features to cater to just about anyone in the publishing business, Articulate Storyline specifically excels in helping publishers convert content from platforms such as desktops, laptops, iPads, and even from a variety of hand-held or mobile devices. Unlike other tools, iSpring is capable of converting PowerPoint presentations to HTML5 with elegance and ease.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Writing an Audio Script.   If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. It could easily take you 40 hours or more to prepare an audio script. One of the more common questions that I get from new eLearning developers is how much time does will take to produce published content.

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

It also seems appropriate when there isn’t time or budget for recording and syncing visuals and audio, particularly for dummy audio when you need to show sponsors and SMEs how the media elements of an online program will be integrated prior to the recording. iSpeech has a variety of online services and pricing models for converting TTS on websites. The Professional version is most relevant to online learning as it converts files to wav/.mp3

Essential Tips To Deliver Localized Training Over Personal Mobile Devices


Whether audio, graphics, text or presentations, team of experts work in collaboration to improve the overall training outcomes. Audios are embedded with the courses for better clarity of the content. ? Localization helps to convert source language into the target language, followed by formatting it correctly. ? Through localization, organizations across the globe reach out to their workforce without affecting their budgets.

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: Articulate Storyline: Using Convert to Freeform to Create Custom Quiz Templates Assessing a learner’s knowledge in a course is a common design practice. However, we sometimes need a custom-designed quiz question and that’s when we can use Storyline’s Convert to Freeform feature.

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Text to Speech: Is it the Right Option for Your Course?

E-learning Uncovered

I recently used a text to speech program to create the audio for a course. A text to speech program can use text from such things as word processing programs, Internet sites,pdf documents, and even scanned documents (depending on the program) and create an electronic audio file such as a.wav or.mp3 that you can use in our online courses. You need the audio quickly? You have a limited budget? Then you can spend less than $100 and get audio for your course.

How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

A professional studio is ideal for recording voice overs but if you don’t have the budget there are several tips to picking the right spot to record. DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). You’ll need an audio converter of some sort and then some software that allows you to record and edit the audio that you capture with your mic. As far as audio converters go, the PreSonus Audiobox is a great option to go with because of its quality and affordability.

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How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

converting leads to customers. Simply record a live webinar and use the slides and recorded video and audio as the basis for your e-learning. Working with them Spark + Co have developed a series of e-learning modules by converting their recorded webinars.

Non-Profit Organizations Also Benefit From e-Learning – An Insight


Though training budgets are limited, Technology-aided learning solutions can be designed as per the needs of the development sector to reap a number of evident, short term benefits as well as some not-so-evident, long term benefits. Using quick and efficient ways of e-learning creation with rapid-authoring tools, all existing material can be converted into e-format.

Best ePublishing Platforms for Large Publishers


To be able to make an informed choice, the most important thing that you need to consider is how well the platform fits your specific needs and budget. Allows you to add interactive video and audio into your apps, helping your e-publication to stand out on the app store.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline


The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets. The developer can simply insert images, characters or other objects and, with a few clicks, convert them to the interactivity of their choice – a drag-and-drop, a graphical multiple choice or more.

24 Virtual Training Best Practices to Follow When Shifting to Remote Learning

EI Design

This may include directions for breakout rooms, use of whiteboards, chats, and audio and video devices. Encourage learners to use audio options. Tips and Strategies to Convert Your Existing Training to an Immersive Virtual Learning Experience. Introduction.

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Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About


A content authoring tool refers to software that enables you to create interactive digital training content , easily convert it into different formats, and offer it to learners either through the web or a learning management system.

Microlearning: Leveraging Your Business Results From Effective Training


This program was developed within the approved timelines, thus meeting the target budgets. Whiteboard animation was created using videoscribe tool, to convert text, images and audio into lively whiteboard animation. As technological innovations change our day-to-day lives, we must address the impact technology has on how we learn and work.

Text-to-Speech Functionality in Captivate

Integrated Learnings

There are a lot of arguments about using audio in eLearning – some in favor, some not. Audio narration can be very time consuming, and in many cases requires hiring talent for a professional sound. However, what if you don’t have the budget to hire the talent to make it sound professional? What if you simply do not have the time to devote to recording audio in the first place? Captivate takes what you type and converts it to a voice-over for each slide.

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery


Online training solutions, in the form of animations, videos, audios, and other media can be accessed via web browsers using the corporate Intranet or personal internet. More on How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5.

6 Ways to Knockout the Challenges in E-learning Localization

CommLab India

When it comes to currency , converting it to that particular nation’s currency is the best way to localize. For example, when you localize an English course for Chinese employees, you need to convert the currency to Yen from US dollars. If you are localizing it for Swiss employees, convert dollars to Swiss Francs. Translating subtitles, audio, and video elements is also important in e-learning localization.

8 Ingenious Ways To Reuse eLearning Content With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

Infopro Learning

Do you need to refresh your eLearning course without going over budget? Convert Your eLearning Course Into A Microlearning Online Training Repository. Why not convert your existing eLearning course into a bite-sized repository to enrich the eLearning experience? You can also convert webinars into a microlearning online training repository for future reference. Convert Presentations Into Bite-Sized Podcasts.

Self-publishing Checklist for New Authors


If hiring a concept editor does not fit in with your budget, you may also ask your family and friends to provide a reader ’ s perspective. Convert it into a PDF and then ePUB files which are compatible with all readers and devices.

3 Basic steps to take when transferring training online


Your choice will depend on your own expertise with this, the available technological infrastructure, the content, the audience and not in the least, your budget and your time frame. These modules have text, a few images, maybe some audio material and basic quiz questions.

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Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know


In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. HTML5 is the most suitable option to convert Flash-based content and display content that is browser and device agnostic and media rich (similar to Flash). Its support for device-agnostic content and its ability to deliver audio, video, and interactivities over web browsers provides an edge over other technologies.

Award Nominee Reveals His eLearning Authoring Toolkit [Guest Post]

eLearning Weekly

When I went back to the product marketing team with the request for budget to re-engage the vendor, they were less than enthusiastic. Authoring software can be relatively simple, such as packages that convert PowerPoint slides to a SCORM compliant module. I’ve also used Audacity , a free audio creation and editing tool, as well as various video encoding and editing tools. It allows the user to include audio, simple interactive animations, quizzes, and flash video.

9 Tips To Repurpose eLearning Content

Infopro Learning

Convert eLearning Content Into Simulations, Branching Scenarios And Podcasts. However, you can convert virtually any topic or idea into a visually engaging eLearning tool; from historical timelines to step-by-step walkthroughs. For instance, a 5-minute video that features an audio narration , images, and sound effects. Are you about to spend valuable time and resources developing new eLearning content?

How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform


However, if you have the content ready in PDF, text or any other format, you should still be able to upload the file to the platform and convert it to ePUB. eBook publishing tools provide the option of converting your files before publishing.

The Right Mix: Using Media in e-Learning


The chosen media type can be graphics , audio , video or animation – which in combination with text, can impart learning in an interactive and innovative manner. The content was available and the task was to just convert it in electronic form. So, while graphics, audio, video or animation can very well be utilized to make the impact of text stronger – it needs to be done only where and when necessary. The importance of Audio. Audio has its own strength.

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The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020


It provides HD video and audio, screen sharing and scheduling options. Users say that the video and audio quality needs improvement. Audio Conferencing. Users have reported slight delays in audio and video. Users report rare instances of video and audio display issues.

7 Best Digital Publishing Platforms for Your Business


Though this digital publishing platform doesn’t offer responsive design across devices, it can easily integrate audio and video into your digital publication along with impressive analytics. YUDU lets you publish online with HTML, PDF, audio-video content to web, iOS, Windows, and Android.