Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS). Naturally I do a lot of sifting around Rapid eLearning. These posts cover varied topics around rapid eLearning including authoring tools, effective techniques, and decision considerations. And there are also some posts which may influence your decision to use rapid development approach.

When to Use Rapid eLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

The term “Rapid e-Learning” is fairly self-explanatory: Rapid eLearning is creating an eLearning course quickly and effectively , often with the aid of authoring tools that do the programming work for you. That is what it’s like to use a rapid authoring tool to create an eLearning course. But while Rapid eLearning is, by nature, easy to use, that does not mean you always should use it.

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3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted

CommLab India

Rapid e-learning – an online course development methodology perfectly suited to the technology-enabled learning needs of companies in the 21 st century. Today, it is possible to develop a 60-minute e-learning course in about 3 weeks, using this methodology. The cornerstone of online course development methodology is rapid authoring software such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

CommLab India

But, the introduction of rapid e-learning tools has brought good news to e-learning developers working under tight project completion deadlines. Those of you, who love to sprinkle effective animations in your e-learning courses, check out the following rapid e-learning tools. For the quick conversion of an existing PowerPoint presentation to an online course, iSpring Suite is the rapid authoring tool to use.

Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

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Today, elearning authoring tools are playing a significant role in the development of training courseware. With the continuous evolution of the training and development industry, the scope of using rapid authoring tools is also increasing. With evolving learning needs, it is crucial to repurpose the training content and update learners with the latest information. Several organizations consider the utilization of authoring tools as a required industry standard.

Rapid eLearning Development And The 4 Rs

Dan Keckan

The 4 Rs for Flash to HTML5 eLearning conversions are well-known! How about the 4 Rs for rapid eLearning development? Explore what’s in store with the 4 "R" strategies for rapid eLearning development! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Top Authoring Tools for Rapid E-learning Development – Do You Know About Them?

CommLab India

Rapid eLearning development is often the primary choice for organizations for a quick and cost-effective e-learning. In this blog, let us see the four big names in the world of rapid eLearning. Learning Technology rapid development

Is “Rapid” eLearning Design and Development Possible?

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Traditional eLearning may be on its way out, but it is still with us today. In today’s lean times, there is lots of buzz and interest around “rapidelearning design and development. But what, exactly, is “rapid?”. In a 2008 post by Tom Kuhlman, author of the Rapid e-Learning Blog (one of my favorite blogs), it’s 40 hours. Here’s what makes or breaks rapid for us – and rapid is not 40:1: T he client project manager.

Is “Rapid” eLearning Design and Development Possible?

Bottom-Line Performance

Traditional eLearning may be on its way out, but it is still with us today. In today’s lean times, there is lots of buzz and interest around “rapidelearning design and development. But what, exactly, is “rapid?”. In a 2008 post by Tom Kuhlman, author of the Rapid e-Learning Blog (one of my favorite blogs), it’s 40 hours. Here’s what makes or breaks rapid for us – and rapid is not 40:1: T he client project manager.

Rapid eLearning: A Perfect Fit for Remote Workforce Training

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Learning & Development professionals are rethinking their learning strategies to boost employees’ morale and productivity while working from home. Increasing demand for innovative and cost-effective learning solutions has expanded the scope for rapid eLearning development vis-à-vis the traditional training approach. Rapid eLearning is the quick development of online training content using robust authoring tools.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. I shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. Also, here’s a link to the 200 free rapid elearning tutorials I posted a while back. Voice123 and Voices.com : find narrators for your elearning courses. Kineo’s sponsoring a couple of elearning workshops.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. This is especially true if you’re using PowerPoint to author Flash content. August 3-4: Madison, WI–Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning.

5 Tips to Make Rapid E-Learning Interactive

Rapid eLearning

When building rapid elearning with PowerPoint it can be a challenge to get away from linear courses. The good thing is that PowerPoint isn’t limited to linear elearning. Building interactive elearning is just a matter of learning a few techniques. It’s easy enough to take any of these types of interactions and incorporate them into an interactive, decision-making elearning course that allows the learner to explore, pull in content, and make decisions.

eLearning Authoring Tool Comparison

Association eLearning

There are lots of eLearning authoring tools out there. Here’s a quick look at the most popular eLearning authoring tool types. eLearning Authoring Tool: PowerPoint. Many eLearning authoring tools use PowerPoint directly or are based on it. By themselves, however, PowerPoint files don’t use any eLearning standards like SCORM or xAPI. And the interactions you can create are easier and faster to build in specialized eLearning tools.

Rapid eLearning Implementation: Meeting Challenges Head-On

Dan Keckan

Rapid eLearning comes with many benefits, but are you also aware of its challenges? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Rapid eLearning Corporate Training eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Content Development eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning DevelopmentHere’s a blog with all its challenges, and of course, the solutions.

Ready-to-Use Templates for Rapid eLearning: 5 FAQs Answered!

CommLab India

Looking for an instant rapid eLearning development solution? Use the built-in templates offered by authoring tools. Nothing says rapid eLearning like built-in templates! eLearning Design Rapid eLearning

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Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. This is especially true if you’re using PowerPoint to author Flash content. August 3-4: Madison, WI–Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning.

Best Authoring Tools For Rapid eLearning Development – Comparison

Swift eLearning Services

Way of learning needs lead to create various authoring tools to meet the learner requirements and the training models.

5 Amazing Reasons to Use Adobe Captivate for Rapid E-learning

CommLab India

This blog gives training managers amazing reasons to use Adobe Captivate as the authoring tool of choice for rapid eLearning development. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

The Truth About Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Rapid elearning tools generally fall into one of two groups: freeform and form-based authoring. Most rapid elearning courses use a combination of form-based modules and PowerPoint. In recent posts, I’ve shown how to use it to build graphics as well as interactive elearning. Here’s what’s true about PowerPoint and rapid elearning. You can add animations, narration, interactivity, and multimedia to create a pretty dynamic elearning course.

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

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Rapid eLearning authoring tools help reduce the time and expense of your eLearning course development. However, they can also give you the power to create engaging gamified eLearning courses for a fraction of the cost. In this article, I’ll share 8 top tips for using rapid eLearning authoring tools for eLearning gamification. How To Use Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification.

Four Essential Tips for the Rapid E-Learning Pro

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint’s a great authoring environment for elearning. If you can step away from the “bullet point” mindset and all of the complaints, you’ll see that PowerPoint’s got a lot to offer those who build elearning courses. With a rapid elearning tool, you’re using PowerPoint’s easy authoring environment to create Flash movies. Essentially, you’re creating Flash content without the requirement of learning to program Flash. Click here to learn more.

Does Free eLearning Authoring Come At A Cost? 6 Pros And Cons Of Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools

Dan Keckan

Authoring in-house saves time and money if you use the right eLearning authoring tool. But everything has pros and cons, so what are the benefits and drawbacks of "short-cut" eLearning authoring tools? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tools Comparison eLearning Authoring Tools Open Source eLearning eBooks Free eLearning Authoring Tools Rapid eLearning

5 Essential Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

A manager I know works for a multibillion dollar company that has its own elearning group. However, when she needs to train her staff of about 200, she has no access to the elearning group’s resources. Without rapid elearning tools, she’d be hard pressed to offer her team the benefits of online learning. However, with rapid elearning tools she’s gone from no elearning to dozens of quick hit elearning courses.

Rapid e-learning is gaining ground

Clive on Learning

One of the benefits from my regular tussles on the tennis court with Steve Rayson of Kineo is the intelligence we get to share on the elearning marketplace as we attempt to recover our composure at the finish. This time Steve alerted me to some research that Forrester has been doing for Adobe on the development of rapid elearning in the USA. The research took place at the end of last year with 103 ‘online learning decision makers’.

6 Common Misconceptions About Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools And The Facts Behind Them

Dan Keckan

So, what are the myths regarding rapid eLearning authoring tools? And will the truth convince you that these eLearning authoring tools are worth the investment? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning Rapid eLearning Development

Popular Online Review Tools for Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

Are your course reviews taking up too much of your SME’s time even with rapid eLearning development? Here is a blog on 5 online review tools for rapid eLearning development. eLearning Development eLearning Authoring Tools

Macintosh Rapid E-Learning Authoring Software

The E-Learning Curve

Is there a rapid elearning or screencasting production tool for the Mac? A contributor to my post Capture that E-Learning Demo: Update, asked me: We have been looking at both Camtasia and. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Find out more.

Rapid eLearning: The Answer To Training Disruptions

Dan Keckan

Looking for ways to save eLearning development time and cost and ensure uninterrupted training? Rapid eLearning is here to help. Read this article to learn 5 benefits that make rapid eLearning a must! This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Corporate Training eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning eBooks Employee Training Rapid eLearning

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How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. So they buy an authoring tool and quickly convert the content. The more courses they create, the more they realize they need to craft better learning experiences. I call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. It’s also a great framework for learning to build courses. I shared more detail in the post on building a roadmap to better rapid elearning.

7 Tips To Evaluate The Image Gallery Of A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool To Maximize ROI

Dan Keckan

Not all rapid eLearning authoring tools are created equal. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Evaluation eLearning Authoring Tool Features Images In eLearning Rapid eLearningOne way to differentiate top-notch platforms from sub-par software is the image gallery. In this article, I share tips to evaluate the assets and maximize ROI.

Features of Adapt Authoring tool for Responsive eLearning Development

Swift eLearning Services

Adapt also boasts of an interface for novices who can easily author courses without having to fiddle around with the source code. Authoring Tools eLearning Responsive Learning Adapt Authoring tool adapt authoring tool plugins Adapt community Authoring Tool Content authoring tools Elearning eLearning authoring tools HTML5 output mobile first course design multi-device learning rapid eLearning responsive elearning development SCORM 1.2

7 Drawbacks Of Rapid eLearning In Corporate Settings (And How The Right Tool Can Prevent Them)

Dan Keckan

But can the right eLearning authoring tool help you prevent some of the most rapid eLearning drawbacks in corporate settings? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. You can’t have it all, right?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at Trainingzone.co.uk: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. Are they producing high-quality e-Learning? E-Learning development houses need to be able to demonstrate a clear value in their services.

A Simple Roadmap to Better Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about how to get started with building e-learning courses. I’m also a big advocate of participating in your learning community to build relationships and improve your skills. However, in today’s post I want to introduce a simple framework to help develop your elearning skills. Let’s start with what I like to call the “Rapid E-Learning Story.”. Do the basic things as you learn to use the software.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers. One of our main products is creating customized templates for our clients; "empowering non-programmers to build e-learning."

The New Lectora 19 Suite: Rapid eLearning Authoring at its Best

CommLab India

The newly updated Lectora 19 authoring suite is in the market and enhances the scope for rapid eLearning. With an enhanced template library, built-in screen recorder, CenarioVR integration, rapid eLearning is going to be easy. Learning Technology Lectora Inspire

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

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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.

7 Features to Look for in an Authoring Tool for Rapid eLearning

CommLab India

When you know what to look for in an authoring tool for rapid eLearning development, it can simplify matters a lot. Learning Technology Rapid eLearning

Best eLearning Authoring Tools: 7 Essential Types Of eLearning Authoring Software

Dan Keckan

In this article, I highlight 7 essential types of eLearning authoring tools you should add to your eLearning toolbox. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Evaluation eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning Authoring Tool Selection eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning Development