6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

Creating courses takes skills in videography, instructional design, animation, screencasting, video editing, and that’s to say nothing of the skills needed to deliver or promote a course to students. In fact, you may be surprised how far you can get with the online course creation tools you already own. Let’s start with the video camera. The two things to look for when buying a video camera are the display resolution and the frames per second (FPS).

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Before you fire up your computer and get to work, just remember: the key to creating effective training with presentation software is to avoid drowning your learner in a sea of text, poor images, and a clunky layout. The entire premise of presentation software is to present a story (or concept) in a compelling and interactive way that inspires, educates, and draws in the learner (or viewer). So, What Will it Cost Me? So, What Will it Cost Me? So, What Will it Cost Me?

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Media Encoding Tools for Mobile Learning

mLearning Trends

My friend and colleague Brent Schlenker posted a Tweet yesterday that both caught my attention and also quickly made the rounds through the SoMe ecosystem which read: Making Video Encoding Easy and Affordable with Encoding.com [link] This is VERY cool! Their mission, as stated on their corporate web site, is as follows: "Until we launched Encoding.com in the summer of 2008, video platform operators had two choices: inflexible encoding software or expensive hardware encoding appliances.

Using Video in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

by Dean Hawkinson One of the growing trends in eLearning and mLearning these days is the use of video. Video, when used properly, can be a very effective tool in supporting the learning process, whether as a part of an eLearning course or as standalone videos delivered via mobile devices. When using video within an eLearning or mLearning course, it is important to keep it relatively short. For this article, I would like to focus on video in an eLearning course.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? can make the process of choosing an authoring. tool seem bewildering, but there are some.

10 Features to Look for in Corporate Training Solutions

Kitaboo

No longer is it a tool for imparting knowledge only. It has grown into an all-in-one tool where companies can monitor the growth of their employees, employees can track their own metrics and learn at the same time. If you are an organization that’s looking to change your training tool, we are here to help you select the best one. Here are the Best Employee Training Tools for Your Business. In fact, people are keener toward watching video-based training material.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

Define the type of courses like video courses, written format courses, etc. Find or develop the online tutoring classrooms that facilitate tutoring sessions using mediums like live video conferencing, digitally advanced whiteboards, text chat via messages, and cross-platform compatibility for accessing the courses on all kinds of devices. Various e-learning platforms allow tutors to post lessons and courses in various formats; videos are one the bests.

The 5 W’s: Tips for Getting Started with Your First LMS

Absorb LMS

They were expensive to license, cost a fortune to implement and often took 6-months or more for setup, training, configuration, and customization. If you take an inventory you will likely find that you have a lot of content in Word or PowerPoint format and maybe even in video format. Some courses may be best suited to a face-to-face or live virtual delivery format.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. For decades, you have been helping learning designers with your design approaches and your expert advice on the use of development tools. How often is the tool updated?

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. For decades, you have been helping learning designers with your design approaches and your expert advice on the use of development tools. How often is the tool updated?

8 Tips To Develop Real World Online Training Simulations With Limited Resources

EI Design

One of the most common misconceptions is that it costs a tidy sum to create these immersive and engaging training tools. You may have to pay for the download or software. You can also create video cut-scenes to make the simulation even more interactive. Someone might even be familiar with the software you’re using and be able to provide pointers to lower the learning curve. Your simulation doesn’t necessarily have to be video-based.

8 Tips To Develop Real World Online Training Simulations With Limited Resources

EI Design

One of the most common misconceptions is that it costs a tidy sum to create these immersive and engaging training tools. You may have to pay for the download or software. You can also create video cut-scenes to make the simulation even more interactive. Someone might even be familiar with the software you’re using and be able to provide pointers to lower the learning curve. Your simulation doesn’t necessarily have to be video-based.

5 Best Practices of Using Videos in Online Learning

CommLab India

Videos can be really effective tools for online learning. According to MarketsandMarkets , the global enterprise video market is expected to grow from USD 16.98 But, how can you make the best use of videos. Present videos in short spurts: We’ve all been there. Some video tries to explain a topic we’re really interested to learn about, but keeps dragging it so much so that we wonder when it’s going to end. Check your authoring and learning platforms: .

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5 Must Read Onboarding Tips from the Experts

Edume

They go, they go’, but this kind of staff turnover can cost you 100-300% of a replaced employees salary. Keeping them costs the U.S. Tip #1 - Use video We’ve waxed lyrical about the power of video as a learning tool generally, and an onboarding tool specifically, a lot recently. Here are some of her reasons for leveraging video as part of your onboarding initiative… 1. Looking at our smartphones and watching YouTube videos.”

IoT/ Internet of Things and Its Application

Xpertcube

Morethan usual written contents, videos are becoming the new method of easy learning as it adds an interactive feature, and this increases around 40% engagement than usual contents. Educators and learners can change the way they deliver content, as video formatted contents. The video contents can be combined very easily into small IoT enabled devices. This increases the quality of treatment and reducing costs. Implementation cost. Reduced cost.

Reformat your training sessions to increase their impact

LearnUpon

Converting the training session to a video. Once the live session has taken place you should convert the content to a format that can be uploaded into a course in your LMS. This is made easy thanks to modern webinar tools. GoToTraining, WebEx, and Adobe Connect all record live sessions to video formats, such as mp4. If your webinar tool doesn’t provide this option then you may want to record the webinar yourself. Creating a video-based course.

Short, informative, focused: The secret ingredients of explainer animations

Sponge UK

Many people are familiar with this short video format, and have seen high profile public examples. Short video and animation content has some inherent advantages over text or still images when used in a learning context. By making the animations available separately to the course you can use them as micro learning bursts that help reinforce the core material in a more convenient format. Cost savings.

10 Ways to Design and Deliver High Impact Leadership Training

Kitaboo

Say for example, a manager would like to learn more about a particular tool, you can design a training module for the same. Vary Between Content Types: The training content could be in a video format or it could be a deck of PPT slides. You can include videos, animations, simulations, scenario-based learning, infographics, etc., The content is also often secured with DRM-protection so that only authorized personnel can access the courses.

Workshop, E-Learning or Video? A question of strategy

Connect Thinking

Should we use e-learning via the LMS or video on the intranet? We also need to consider what is lost when we move training out of the workshop and into a self-directed modality, such as e-learning or video. Video. Well produced videos can be fantastic for both communicating a message and providing the “how do I?” There are 2 broad types of video for this scenario: Key messaging: for example, from an executive sponsor.

mLearning Content Types - Level 6: Rich Media

mLearning Trends

Level 6 is the final stage of the mlearning content model comprising rich-media formats such as podcasts or video, targeted firmly at the smartphone/netbook audience. Content in either of these formats has the ability to engage, convey and capture a mobile user, and therefore the higher the production value the greater the impact the content will have. Level 6 Content Types The CellCast Solution supports media-based content in podcast audio and video formats.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)

OpenSesame

What’s an authoring tool? The sharable content object reference model (SCORM) is a software standard that governs how course files communicate or report information to learning management systems. Since the late ‘90s, SCORM has been the software standard of choice to ensure that any elearning course will play on any learning management system. A learning management system (LMS) is a software platform that delivers, plays and tracks training content.

4 Mobile Learning Best Practices That Will Improve the ROI of Your Training

Edume

Like a piece of flatpack furniture, a remote training tool only provides you with the building blocks and instructions for success. It’s no surprise then that employees are 75% more likely to watch a video than read a document. What drives our affinity for video?

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4 Mobile Learning Best Practices That Will Improve the ROI of Your Training

Edume

Like a piece of flatpack furniture, a remote training tool only provides you with the building blocks and instructions for success. It’s no surprise then that employees are 75% more likely to watch a video than read a document. What drives our affinity for video?

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Designing for the Future of Work

Brightwave Group

The increase of true prototyping tools in design – including Adobe XD, Invision and Marvel – or actually designing and building in authoring tools directly has changed our way of working from flat image storyboarding to fully interactive prototypes, ready for user testing. Video. Video is not a new trend as such, but one that will skyrocket as we transition from on-the-job to digital learning.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Reduce authoring time with all-new Fluid Boxes that use white space optimally to align objects automatically. What is the difference between Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter Video Express? Adobe Presenter Video Express is a simple tool that lets you create interactive videos for training and education in a few clicks, right from your desktop. Does the 2017 release of Adobe Captivate integrate with other authoring tools? On this page. Basics.

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Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

Video has revolutionized the delivery of information and training content. Whether you are teaching people through online content or training internal coworkers, the use of video to share knowledge is becoming an expectation. The type of content you create matters just as much as the information you are trying to share, this includes video. TechSmith conducted research to learn more about people’s viewing habits and preferences around instructional and informational videos.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

This article is an interview (in text and video format–scroll to the bottom for the video version) with Emily Wood, who is her own “elearning department of one” at a non-profit based in Portland, Oregon. She’s also the author of a new book by that same title– eLearning Department of One. Incident Management Software. What kind of streaming video options do we have?”

2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

In fact, there is no cost to participate and no way vendors can influence the outcome directly. Organizations are discovering that education is a strategic tool that can attract prospects, convert them to customers, onboard them, and help them succeed – all in a way that is highly personalized and measurable. Small and medium-sized buyers often think the complexity and cost of these systems are overkill.

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