Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

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Best ePublishing Platforms for Large Publishers


It is a preferred way of publishing, especially for large publishers, where they use technology to digitize and distribute media through electronic devices, including smart devices, computers, tablets, and more. Allows publishers to share their work on a variety of social media sites.

Game Maker’s Toolkit, Flip Book, and Creativity in eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

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. I read about this app called Flip PDF which can convert static PDF into interactive page-flipping publications, complete with some beautiful animated effects. Share Your flipbook Socially.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Up a Mini-Studio

The E-Learning Curve

For a relatively small investment, you can provide employees with a comfortable environment to create high-quality audio and video content for their multimedia presentations. There are a variety of environments that you can use to capture podcast audio and video. Their podcasts and related educational resources including blogs and PDF-based articles are located in their Syberworks Online Media Center. Tags: e-learning Audio recording studio podcast

Basic Features Your Next Multimedia Authoring Tool Must Have

CommLab India

Audio Capabilities: A successful eLearning course takes different learning styles (kinesthetic, audio, visual) into consideration. In this respect, you would need a tool with audio capabilities. Some of the common audio features that are sought after include capabilities to: Embed audio files. Trigger audio in interactions. Set audio quality. Record audio narration. Perform audio editing. Store audio files in a library.

How to Make Online Learning Easy for First-Time eLearners


Although creating a How-to guide for each course may seem time-consuming at first, once this media has been created, it can be re-used as often as necessary across multiple courses. You may also consider developing a simple help aid PDF with screenshots and thorough instructions, and emailing this guide to your course’s registered students as an attachment that they can print and refer to even outside the course itself.

Welcome to our Course Collection

Unicorn Training

Age, technology, social media; choices made for us by the education sector and our places of work have now shaped how we prefer to learn. Unicorn and our carefully selected content partners all believe in this methodology, designing and creating content which is rich in audio, video, text and tests. You can always find the latest version in PDF format here At Unicorn we believe in providing learning solutions that appeal to all learning modalities.

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The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

M-Learning aka Mobile Learning is enabling people in theory to take courses via the smart phone or as some vendors have the nerve to include &# cell phones – as in all-inclusive&# , or in reality to use m-learning solutions to enable a collaborative or social learning platform or view documents – such as PDFs or word documents on their smart phones in some manner in which people read the docs and then follow steps. Formats by Audio, Video, Image, Publication and Other.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?


The costs that are associated with it depend on: Which/how many media you use (course complexity). It could be text, graphics, animation, video, audio or more enhancing tools. A course which uses PowerPoint presentations, simple video, audio, graphics and quizzes of True-False or multiple-choice test questions. A course that makes use of animation, audio narration, basic drag and drop functions, and more interactive media.

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How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform


Can use social media and eStores to promote, market & sell your eBook. 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. Here’s our comparison between ePub and PDF. For example, high quality images, videos, audio files are all multimedia elements that are crucial to create an engaging and interactive eBook.

Top 5 E-Learning Platforms and Learning Management Systems


The e-learning platforms are divided into three types: learning management systems, social media, and conferencing software. LMS allow the sharing of videos, audio, slideshows, PDF files, etc. They are a suitable media for readings, activities and even quizzes. The social media platforms offer chat rooms and support online learning communities. The platform is suitable for anyone who wants to sell videos, audio, or text courses.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide


A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output, usually containing audio narration. Loom allows you to record your camera and screen with audio. AVS also provides several video effects and offers the ability to share the end result through various social media platforms.

10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

Technology that provides extra information about museum exhibits has moved on considerably since the recorded, audio tour. Ultimately, AR can be as simple as overlaying a PDF into a field of vision to completely overlaying reality and augmenting it (see Microsoft’s Hololens technology for great examples of what’s possible). Video/Audio in microlearning. Video and audio media can be highly-engaging forms of knowledge transfer. PDF microlearning.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Audio Capabilities. Can embed audio files. Can embed audio in interactions. Can record audio. Can perform basic audio editing. Can store audio files in a library. Can export recorded audio to MP3. Can add links to external audio files. Can perform advanced audio editing. Can add media to questions. Can provide closed captioning for audio. Integration with Social Media. Integration with other social media.

10 Free HIPAA training courses

Ed App

The downloadable zip file does include many PDF files, though, which can be useful if you already know what you’re looking for and don’t need the information presented in a course format.

Personalization: The Secret Ingredient of eLearning Success


The content (audio, video, textual, graphical etc). – Media personalization: No two student learn and grasp knowledge at the same pace. Similarly, some learn faster by watching a video, many prefer a PDF file or a PPT. – Leveraging Social Media: There’s no denying that social media is an integral part of the modern day.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

Audio capabilities. The use of audio plays an important role in the effectiveness of the online course. The eLearning Guild reported that authoring tool users were seeking a few audio capabilities in authoring tools such as: Embedding audio files. Triggering audio in interactions. Setting audio quality. Recording audio narration. Performing audio editing. Storing audio files in a library. Exporting recorded audio to MP3.

How to Become a Life Coach Online: 5 Steps to Success


Create a strong online presence : create your social media profiles (Instagram and Facebook) and post consistently. Testimonials are the backbone of your business and you can use them as user-generated content on your website and social platforms.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! Audio. With Audacity, record live audio, cut, copy, or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more. An easy to use audio recording tool allows the user to upload a file from a prerecorded file. Audio created here can be emailed, embedded and shared by URL or through social media sites.

How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform


Can use social media and eStores to promote, market & sell your eBook. 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. For example, high quality images, videos, audio files are all multimedia elements that are crucial to create an engaging and interactive eBook.

9 Must-Have Widgets for An Interactive eBook Reader Experience


From being written in ink on scrolls to being completely digital and supporting dynamic data and media, the transformation of how we read information has been phenomenal. Social media links. 5 Stumbling blocks that can hurt your PDF to ePub conversion speed – Part 1.

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Types of learning systems


With an LMS you can upload course content materials quickly and easily using the word, pdf, powerpoint, video, and audio formats and can create exams, surveys, assignments, webinars, and classroom-based training. QStream prefers mobile while Mind Tickle prefers web as s people do not use mobile when they are taking the training and prefer web.QStream uses containers which is a collection of content,PDF,Docs,files,lessons.

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Blogs are incredibly versatile and give you the option of: Adding pictures + audio Inserting videos, quizzes, podcasts, documents, + social media feed Using customized themes + plugins Building a database, directory, or discussion forum and so much more! If you're not familiar with them, screencasts are basically a digital recording of your screen in motion, usually with audio narration. If you think training and development is out of your reach, think again.

How to Look Professional On Camera

TechSmith Camtasia

Fancy editing tricks, spammy social media, and blackhat SEO marketing might give you a slight advantage in the video-centric internet space, but most viewers who “click off” a video will do so within the first 15 seconds. More broadly, a shooting plan also outlines what videos, photos, and other media you want to capture during your video shoot. Plus–if it’s loud enough, it may even pick up on the audio. Want to print out a PDF checklist of these points?

Linkedin Learning Product Review

eLearning 24-7

The vernacular definitely needs a tweak, especially since the first piece of content you see is actually an audio file with a static image, so shouldn’t the “course” be called “audio”? You can share the content on social media, but I was surprised the only options were Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Or any of the other 200 social media sites? “4 Ways to Engage your Workforce,” which BTW was a PDF file.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. You drag the results to navigate the page and then click the graphic to view the media. Check out UC Berkeley Webcasts , which has a mix of video and audio lectures and MIT’s Open Courseware , which consists of PDF lecture notes and some multimedia presentations. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. The whole world is a school.

How to Start an Online School: Step-by-Step Guide (for 2020)


Using a state-of-the-art online learning platform like LearnWorlds ensures that you are offering all the social and learning features that will make your academy the must-go learning destination in your industry. Remember that learning does not happen in a social vacuum, but rather in a social environment with multiple variables. This includes social activities, group study or instructor feedback through messages or email. Example 3: Start Social.

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22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos


Get your fully social, engaging and interactive online school. Apart from these feature TouchCast also provides valuable analytics and comes with a variety of interactive elements that are called video apps (vApps): Image vApps, Video inside a video, PDF vApps, Dropbox vApps, Video vApps, Hotspot vApps, YouTube vApps, Photo and Map vApps, Google Drive vApps, etc. A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output, usually containing audio narration.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Export to Word or PDF to print. It supports a number of media formats and enables the teacher to analyze test data. Include video, audio, images, and formulas in a question. It integrates well with social media and the interface is well-suited for younger students. Add various media including videos and PowerPoint. Best for : integrating with social media. Poll Maker creates simple polls and surveys to integrate with social media sites.

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Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Audio Resources. Levelator : automatically adjust the audio levels in your narration. Audacity : free open source audio recording and editing software. Myna : easy-to-use online audio editor that includes a library of assets. Creative Commons audio : good sites to get free audio for your courses. Format Factory : convert media from one format to another. Also includes video, illustration, and audio clips.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. Don’t: Turn off navigation until a screen’s audio is done. An interesting week for eLearning - Adobe Captivate Blog , August 7, 2010 As long as it’s Saturday, I wanted to pause for a moment to explore / share a couple of interesting posts from this week’s social media landscape that I think signal some interesting shifts in awareness of our unusual situation as educators.

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)


Again depending on whether you have created the media you will use, the course creation may cost from zero (except the learning platform charges) to thousands of dollars. You’re trying new tools, experimenting with new social media platforms, and generally finding your way around the world of online marketing. His eight-step plan can guide you from research to development of the teaching curriculum and comes as a downloadable PDF. eBooks or PDF files.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018


His eight-step plan can guide you from research to development of the teaching curriculum and comes as a downloadable PDF. Article, report, essay, experiment, composition, essay audio or video product, drawing, graph, design. Social activities such as starting a dialogue in the discussion section or sharing pictures of the activities can increase engagement of the students. eBooks or PDF files. Audio files (talks, podcasts, interviews, etc.).

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Digital Learning Platforms In, LXP out

eLearning 24-7

In its simplest form it is content that includes or incorporates any type of media within it or as it. I initially (two years ago) defined it as “immersive media”, which may or may not include VR/AR/MR. It could as I wrote those two years ago, not have the latter of AR/MR/VR, but the content must have some type of immersive media. Immersive media could be engaging (ideally) or any type of media, that is well a form of media.