Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

eLearning Development: Articulate Versus Code

B Online Learning

In the eLearning world, it’s no secret that there’s a divide between people who build courses from scratch using HTML and JavaScript and people who use an authoring tool for the whole course creation. I’ve often heard web developers say that eLearning authoring tools are cookie-cutter solutions. Here’s a snapshot comparison of the two development methods: . Code Development. Articulate Development. Development process.

Designing Elearning without Audio

The Learning Dispatch

Of course elearning needs sound! Here are some ways to construct elearning without audio. Need creative help in developing your elearning course? Contact us to learn more about our elearning development services. Who doesn’t love audio narration in elearning? Yet audio can be difficult, for both the learner and the training program. Iterative Development Changes. Rely on Text for Your Non-Audio Courses, but Use It Well.

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Top 7 tips for Innovative eLearning Development

Your Training Edge

eLearning development is a matter that is concerned to us. With the advancement of technology, the education method has also been changed. In particular, is an innovation in the field of eLearning. Digitalization has an important role in advancing and developing eLearning process. Here are 7 hints and tips to flavor up your eLearning courses whenever your imagination needs a shock: The Power of Templates. Online eLearning.

3 Examples that explain Copyright Policies for eLearning Developers

TalentLMS

ELearning course development requires you to borrow artifacts and intellectual material from the Internet all the time. Simply developing a course using content from different resources is not enough. This includes images, graphics, content, audio and every imaginable multimedia that supports your course. As an eLearning developer, you need to know about the various copyright and public domain intellectual works available for your use in your courses.

Your Perfect Elearning Development Shop: An Individual or a Team?

The Learning Dispatch

When you’re considering a new elearning project, how much thought do you give to the size of the instructional design shop that you’re engaging for elearning development? I hand off the storyboard to a developer, who works with separate graphic artists, photographers, voice-over talent, learning management systems administrators, and a project manager who keeps us all on task. And development tool templates can help maintain a consistent approach to programming.

eLearning Really Does Work, Find Out Why

Association eLearning

Even though eLearning is not a new concept, those who favor ILT are not convinced that online training is effective at producing the desired outcomes. So, here are several reasons why eLearning really does work for learners. Video, images, graphs, simulations, quizzes, audio, all help a learner stay engaged. Here are some statistics on the effectiveness of eLearning: eLearning increases retention rates up to 60%.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As an eLearning developer, sometimes you're given a completed PowerPoint project and told to "fix it" or you need to use it in another program (such as Captivate). Often the presentation is given to you as a.ppt or.pptx file and does not have separate audio or image files. While there is no way from within PowerPoint to directly extract audio and image files from a presentation, there is a workaround. by AJ George.

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Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Adobe Flash Professional is undoubtedly the most popular tool for custom eLearning development. With the help of its inbuilt programming language ActionScript developers can code interactions, communicate with servers, program animations etc. and is well backed by a great Flash developer community that has contributed in developing many open source frameworks/classes/APIs. New APIs and Frameworks – Adobe has developed many new capabilities in Flash Player, AS 3.0

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. For example, a feature that lets users “import” existing PowerPoint presentations into the authoring tool is different from authoring and publishing eLearning content from within PowerPoint (using a plug-in toolbar). However, both methods have different workflows and properties.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary. eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

Manage Cognitive Load in Digital Learning

B Online Learning

Research into our cognitive architecture has lead to the development of Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) and related guidelines which, when applied, results in more efficient learning. CLT is “a universal set of instructional principles and evidence-based guidelines that offer the most efficient methods to design and deliver instructional environments in ways that best utilise the limited capacity of working memory” (Clark et. A number of principles have been developed based on CLT.

eLearning Storyboarding: How to Get Started

eLearningMind

Take it from us: We know that creating compelling, engaging, and impactful eLearning takes a village. An eLearning storyboard creates the foundation and outlines the key elements of any good story— the key characters, the setting, and, instead of the plot, the general learning path.

Digital Interaction Design to Tangible Interaction Design

Upside Learning

Interaction design is almost always a synthesis of traditional methods and approaches from varied established disciplines. Tangible interaction designers must use traditional interaction design, engineering, computing, and robotics in a mash-up of skills and methods. There are audio indicators too, beeps, bleeps, dings, and buzzes. Related posts: Our Blog Turns One Today Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning How Can Adobe BrowserLab Help in eLearning Development?

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

77% of companies in the USA offer online training to improve the professional development of their employees, and the growth rate of this method of training is so rapid that it is expected to grow by 13% per year, up to 2017. There are quite a few PowerPoint add-ins out there in the market that will help your team develop e-learning courses, in PowerPoint itself. Here are 3 PowerPoint add-ins that help organizations develop interactive e-learning.

How to Create e-Learning Modules for Employees of Small, Medium and Large Enterprises 

Hurix Digital

A number of countries, irrespective of their development trajectory, have started to move beyond the traditional concepts of supply, demand, production, and distribution. Such e-Learning for employees can carefully be nurtured by: Deploying a suitable method of learning .

Why Should You Outsource Your Content Development

Hurix Digital

With digital technology gaining rapid momentum, it becomes imperative for organizations and educational institutions to digitalize their learning and development content. Therefore, it may not be feasible to develop content in-house. Best eLearning Solutions for Digital Natives.

The Top 4 Constraints of Corporate Learning and Ways to overcome them

G-Cube

There are multiple steps within the development cycle of a training course – Assessing learning needs and identifying objectives, design and development, piloting, evaluation and so on. Thus spending less on the ‘assessment’ step, more time can be spent on designing and development of the program. Using available learning materials and resources, a training course can be developed in an express manner to cater to the immediate needs of the learners.

TEACHING ONLINE: Teachers are Going Online. Corporate Trainers Could Learn from Their Experience

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Call-in users may have to pay—but computer audio works fine for free! Teaching methods, the need for student engagement, the need for ways to interact online with our participants—these are universal. Jennie Ruby, CMT, CTT, COTP, is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author. She teaches both classroom and online courses, and has authored courseware, published training books, and developed content for countless eLearning projects.

8 best practices every elearning team should follow to save time and money.

Wizcabin

Tips Every elearning Team Manager Should Follow To Save Time And Money. There is a notion among eLearning managers that cutting cost in eLearning development would bring down the quality of the courses. This concept comes out of the fact that the lions part of eLearning investment goes into purchasing tools and technology. With the right use of eLearning automation and collaboration, eLearning teams can considerably bring down the eLearning development time.

Why Your Quizzes MUST Support Modern Media

LearnDash

Over the years, I have implemented quite a few learning management systems and created countless elearning modules. The main reason multiple choice and true/false quizzes were implemented was because it was the only real option available from the rapid elearning development software. Sometimes there were opportunities to use other methods, but they weren’t really flushed out at that point and too “buggy” Another major reason was because of costs.

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Ensure better content development using cutting-edge technology

Dynamic Pixel

Traditional teaching methods generally involved written exams, classroom lectures, books, etc. But such methods are not practiced any more. It can be safely stated that elearning content development is gaining prominence with time and this particular aspect cannot be ignored or neglected. What is elearning development services all about? Bespoke elearning solutions when offered can be cost-effective and highly efficient.

dominKnow | ONE vs Articulate 360: an eLearning Authoring Tool Functionality Face-Off

Tesseract Learning

d ominKnow | ONE and Articulate 360 are eLearning authoring toolboxes with a lot in common. . However, when you take a closer look at usability and feature richness, you’ll find there are some stark differences that impact the productivity and efficiency of your eLearning development. .

Converting Classroom Content into eLearning

CourseArc

While eLearning is quickly becoming the more preferred choice for advancing one’s knowledge and learning new skills – especially amongst millennials – not all course content currently exists online. Therefore, there is a significant opportunity for eLearning developers to leverage existing materials used in Instructor-Lead Training (ILT) , and convert them to eLearning format. Next, assess existing in-class course materials against those eLearning objectives.

eLearning Holiday Gift Guide 2017 Edition

Trivantis

Stumped on what to get the eLearning developer in your life? You could go the tried and true Starbucks gift card route, or you could really show your favorite eLearning pro how much you care with these great gift ideas. eBooks are a great way to catch up on the latest trends and learning methods. eLearning developers love technology…unfortunately technology comes with a lot of cables and cords to keep track of. Record crisp, clear audio!

6 Ways to make your Courses Accessibility Compliant (508/WCAG/ADA) in Storyline

Illumen Group

6 Ways to make your Courses Accessibility Compliant (508/WCAG/ADA) in Storyline We strive for intuitive eLearning experiences where our audience can focus on the materials, not the container or the navigation. But when we don’t consider accessibility, we are shutting the door on those who have disabilities and challenging our stakeholders to attain alternative training methods for those who need them. How to leverage the latest technology and instructional training methods.

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Light Up Your eLearning with Lightboxes in Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

As our eLearning development progresses, we start searching for ways to add excitement and innovation to our courses. A lightbox, outside of the eLearning world, is a method used to bring more light to an object in isolation. In the eLearning world, a lightbox is similar in that it’s a method used to bring focus to a slide while remaining on the current slide. Now, go light up your eLearning with lightboxes!

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Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Online training solutions, therefore, open up fresh avenues for organizations to customize their learning and development initiatives and gain more from their ROI. Here are the top Advantages of Blended Learning over Traditional eLearning Methods.

What are the Best Employee Training Tools for Your Business?

Kitaboo

In fact, much of the success of your learning and development initiatives depend on the productivity and efficiency of your training tools. . Here in this blogpost, we discuss the different types of employee training tools that companies are using to support their learning and development.

6 Tips To Cut Online Training Costs With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

eCoach

There are multiple rapid eLearning authoring tools on the market that allow you to develop online training courses in a fraction of the time. They are so easy to use that even eLearning developers with no prior design experience can create memorable and engaging online training materials. But while they do assure eLearning developers of a quick turnaround, can they really save you money in the long run? Start With An eLearning Storyboard.

5 Employee Training Management Software that You Must Consider

Kitaboo

Why should you even consider investing in a fancy employee training management software when you can easily stick to your traditional employee training methods (read – classroom training) without having to break a sweat!

Instructional Design: Planning Success

Solo Learning

You want to design content and instruction methods that will achieve those objectives. Develop. Two problems arise from this storage method. Under these circumstances, it makes sense to develop a short eLearning module. For an eLearning module, we will need the content itself and a user interface. A good storyboard describes all components of the module, such as graphics, animation, recordings, on-screen text, and audio script. Development.

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning. Elearning is described as the delivery of training or education through digital or electronic methods. Learners can acquire qualifications or develop new skills using electronic devices such as a laptop, mobile device or tablet, accessing educational material often delivered through a learning management system (LMS) which is hosted online. The History of Elearning. The Benefits of Elearning.

Boosting Course Design: 5 Easy-to-Follow Course Facilitation Techniques

TalentLMS

eLearning course facilitation is not an extension of a course developer’s job. In this article we’ll talk about some cool eLearning course facilitation strategies to create efficient learning experiences. Learners are hard to attract and retain in an eLearning environment. eLearning courses, however, can do much better. The eLearning course in this case is hybrid, and can be facilitated as synchronous or a live session. Embed Videos and Audios.

Free L&D webinars for March 2020

Limestone Learning

As organizations develop their learning strategies for the future, many find that the technology they currently have won’t let them execute. Those who have forged ahead know the journey’s often fraught with fears, foes and failing audio connections. It's method.

eLearning vs Classroom Training—How Different Are They?

SHIFT eLearning

Just 15 years ago, eLearning was an experimental way of teaching very technical subjects. Today, educators across all fields use online training to teach just about anything; it would be difficult to find a school or training department that does not incorporate eLearning into its programs in some way. The following is a list of the main differences between classroom training and eLearning to help new professionals in the industry get started.