eLearning Brothers Launches a First in the Training Market – Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Salt Lake City Utah – eLearning Brothers announced today a first in the training industry – Customizable Courseware. Customizable Courseware is a fully designed and developed training package that includes the eLearning source files, classroom materials and PowerPoint presentations. You can buy ‘canned courseware’ but then you are constrained to what someone else thought was best for your company. About eLearning Brothers.

Customize Your Customizable Courseware In the Cloud With Lectora Online

eLearning Brothers

Our Professional Soft Skills Customizable Courseware is now available with Lectora Online source files. Our team of instructional designers, copywriters, graphic designers, and eLearning developers created this courseware to get training professionals 90% of the way to a course. What is Customizable Courseware? Sure, you can buy “canned courseware” but then you are stuck with what someone else thought was best for your company.

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Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

With the growth of tablet devices, authoring tools are having to re-invent themselves, yet again. It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. The Rise of Authoring Tools.

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

E-Learning authoring tools are part of a larger organizational infrastructure and learning ecosystem which typically includes hardware, software, content delivery mechanisms, and processes that support the delivery and management of learning programs. Broadly speaking, an authoring tool is a software package which developers use to create and package content for delivery to end users. Web Site Authoring Tools Used in creating mark-up language (i.e.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Your Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).   To get an accurate score on an Assessment simulation, you have to set each click box—the clickable object that makes the software simulation advance—to allow only 1 attempt.  by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Tools: What is Rapid eLearning?

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).   To get an accurate score on an Assessment simulation, you have to set each click box—the clickable object that makes the software simulation advance—to allow only 1 attempt.  by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Your Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).   To get an accurate score on an Assessment simulation, you have to set each click box—the clickable object that makes the software simulation advance—to allow only 1 attempt.  by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Make Your Software Simulations Scorable

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Assessment recording mode in Adobe Captivate creates a step-by-step software simulation that is intended to function as a test. It is part of the three-part formal software lesson: Demo, then Training (practice), then Assessment (test).   To get an accurate score on an Assessment simulation, you have to set each click box—the clickable object that makes the software simulation advance—to allow only 1 attempt.  by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

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! Kitaboo Insight - Employee Training Management Software.

eLearning Brothers Expands Offering with 2,500+ BizLibrary Courses

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, Utah—Learning solutions leader eLearning Brothers today announced an agreement with BizLibrary.com to offer more than 2,500 off-the-shelf (OTS) microlearning courses with proven demand. About eLearning Brothers.

5 eLearning Trend Predictions for 2018

eLearning Brothers

Every year it’s fun to take a broad look at the eLearning industry and try to predict some trends that will dominate the coming months. Take a look at each eLearning trend and let us know in the comments which you’re most excited about. If you’ve attended an eLearning or tech conference recently, you know that virtual reality and augmented reality are blowing up right now. Once it was a trendy buzzword used to make a regular eLearning course sound cool and hip.

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Tony Karrer

eLearning Software posts: eLearning Software Tools Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Software Satisfaction - Satisfaction survey results for eLearning Software. eLearning Software Satisfaction (More) - follow-up on satisfaction results for eLearning Software. What is Rapid eLearning Software? Description of eLearning Software for rapid eLearning.

24 New Lectora Online Support Videos You Should Watch

eLearning Brothers

Support.eLearningBrothers.com is your source for tutorials and how-to videos related to all your favorite eLearning authoring tools. When you need a little help getting to the next step in your eLearning development, come visit us! These videos use our Customizable Courseware lessons as examples, but they’re also a great way to get familiar with using Lectora Online for any eLearning project. 08 Inserting an Image from eLearning Brothers.

View of eLearning Development Approaches - Ease vs. Power

Tony Karrer

Based on some discussions around What is Rapid eLearning? and Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids , I've realized that one of the mental models I use can be roughly summarized by the following picture: where Ease is roughly how easy (cost, time) is it to develop using that approach and Power is the ability of the tool to provide robust, complex learning solutions.

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eLearning Course Development – What’s The Right Tool for the Job?

ePath Learning

Before beginning any home improvement project, you should make sure that you have the proper tools and materials to complete the job. The same goes for your eLearning course development. You should begin every project by checking needs and requirements and making sure that you use the correct development tool. Articulate 360 offers a bundle of eLearning development tools, including two authoring tools: Storyline 360 and Rise.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Many are familiar with online teaching tools that they have been using in their classrooms: tools such as Quizlet, and Kahoot!, Collaborative tools such as Google Docs are also in use. These are all tools that bear a look by business trainers as well!). They can access these tools from home as well, to complete assignments or do independent learning. Jennie Ruby, CMT, CTT, COTP, is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author.

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Tony Karrer

Posts on eLearning Solutions: What is Rapid eLearning?

TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: What You Need to Know About ?Your Online Platform, Part 1

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Because the moment you’ll need to know it most is when a student is having trouble logging in, or finding the chat panel, or finding the arrow tool—and in that moment, you can’t see their screen. Additional communication tools (some of these vary from one platform to another).   Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content. But I wanted a tighter relationship between the video and the Excel software simulation lesson. That is actually a screenshot of an Excel software simulation created in Adobe Captivate.   e-learning eLearning GoAnimate

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content. But I wanted a tighter relationship between the video and the Excel software simulation lesson. That is actually a screenshot of an Excel software simulation created in Adobe Captivate.

eLearning Brothers Revamps the Free eLearning Library

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Brothers has always given and will continue to give out free assets that are beneficial to eLearning developers and presenters alike. Over the past few days, we at eLearning Brothers have completely refreshed our Free Library with over 95 new templates, stock assets, custom resources, and even a course from our new Customizable Courseware offering. The post eLearning Brothers Revamps the Free eLearning Library appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: What You Need to Know About ?Your Online Platform, Part 1

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Because the moment you’ll need to know it most is when a student is having trouble logging in, or finding the chat panel, or finding the arrow tool—and in that moment, you can’t see their screen. Additional communication tools (some of these vary from one platform to another).   Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

LMS: Content Development, Delivery, and Management

Your Training Edge

Your LMS can help you not only to deliver and manage content, but also to develop it. And it typically does not matter what the source of the content is; most LMS vendors provide pathways for their own content, your internally developed content, and externally licensed content, as well. First, content development can be an important part of your learning initiative. Suppose you’ve decided to develop your own eLearning content.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In an earlier article, I described how I created an eLearning lesson that has GoAnimate characters discussing some spreadsheet problems. At a certain point, the lesson zooms in on a character’s computer screen, and suddenly a software simulation starts in Adobe Captivate. So does the Export tool in the Library.). At the end of the Captivate software simulation, you see the animated character again, still talking in that same voice. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Integrating GoAnimate Animations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

writes:  "We often use GoAnimate videos in eLearning. There is a lot to love about integrating GoAnimate with eLearning, regardless of which eLearning software you use.     Jennie Ruby, 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.

TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if I know one of my learners for eLearning software is going to be creating training videos for active-duty nurses, I might mention a few ways to engage learners without audio voiceover. Because the nurses may be trying to absorb the eLearning while working at a station in a busy ward, where they can’t use earphones! And in my software classes, I create a column for checkmarks, where I note whether each student has had a turn to share their computer screen. 

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The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Being an eLearning Rockstar is more than just having flashy design with a whiz-bang quiz at the end. It’s about having a 360° understanding of the principles, ideas, and practicalities for successful eLearning. Stop by the eLearning Rockstar stage—conveniently located near the eLearning Brothers booth—to learn new techniques, see new tools, and become an eLearning Rockstar. In this session, you will learn: To create responsive eLearning content.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Integrating GoAnimate Animations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

writes:  "We often use GoAnimate videos in eLearning. There is a lot to love about integrating GoAnimate with eLearning, regardless of which eLearning software you use.     Jennie Ruby, 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.

TRAINING TIPS: Don't Write Trick Quiz Questions!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  If you write up your quiz at the end of a course development project when you are tired and in a hurry, you are at risk for cherry-picking trivial facts that are easy to write questions about. Knowing how many items are on a software menu is meaningless with regard to whether you can use the software successfully. Jennie Ruby, CTT,  COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, certified master trainer, and author.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if I know one of my learners for eLearning software is going to be creating training videos for active-duty nurses, I might mention a few ways to engage learners without audio voiceover. Because the nurses may be trying to absorb the eLearning while working at a station in a busy ward, where they can’t use earphones! And in my software classes, I create a column for checkmarks, where I note whether each student has had a turn to share their computer screen. 

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TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if I know one of my learners for eLearning software is going to be creating training videos for active-duty nurses, I might mention a few ways to engage learners without audio voiceover. Because the nurses may be trying to absorb the eLearning while working at a station in a busy ward, where they can’t use earphones! And in my software classes, I create a column for checkmarks, where I note whether each student has had a turn to share their computer screen. 

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Engagement Is Not Enough

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  And so we create interactive eLearning.   In computer training—training that teaches people how to use software, websites, apps, or online forms—we have known since the 1980s that hands-on training is essential. The experiment was run: merely demonstrate how the software works? Here are some methods to try:   Have the students work along with you as you complete a software activity—they are applying hands-on effort. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: Engagement Is Not Enough

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  And so we create interactive eLearning.   In computer training—training that teaches people how to use software, websites, apps, or online forms—we have known since the 1980s that hands-on training is essential. The experiment was run: merely demonstrate how the software works? Here are some methods to try:   Have the students work along with you as you complete a software activity—they are applying hands-on effort. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Often in my online software classes, I stop and ask this:   “Have any of you used [this concept or technique] in your projects?     Jennie Ruby, 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. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Often in my online software classes, I stop and ask this:   “Have any of you used [this concept or technique] in your projects?     Jennie Ruby, 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. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Often in my online software classes, I stop and ask this:   “Have any of you used [this concept or technique] in your projects?     Jennie Ruby, 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. by Jennie Ruby, COTP.

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TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: What You Need to Know ?About Your Online Platform: Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Then I logged in two additional computers: one as my Slide Display computer and the other as my Software Display computer. I was going to be going back and forth between showing slides and demonstrating software.    Jennie Ruby, 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.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Why Are Smart Shapes So Smart? Let Me Count The (6) Ways

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And even when a Smart Shape is not being used as button, you can create states for it and then program in events in your eLearning that cause the shape to change states. When setting up to record a software simulation, you can ask Captivate to generate Smart Shape captions instead of Text Captions—automatically. You know, SFH Captions—Success, Failure, and Hint captions that appear automatically when your viewers try to click through your eLearning lesson correctly.

TEACHING LIVE, ONLINE CLASSES: What You Need to Know ?About Your Online Platform: Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Then I logged in two additional computers: one as my Slide Display computer and the other as my Software Display computer. I was going to be going back and forth between showing slides and demonstrating software.    Jennie Ruby, 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.