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.

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.

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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.

What Does iSpring Space Offer for Rapid eLearning Authoring? [Slideshare]

CommLab India

Online authoring tools are making their mark in the world of rapid eLearning authoring. And the new iSpring Space from iSpring Suite Max is perfectly suited to solve all your eLearning authoring woes. eLearning Development eLearning Authoring Tools

Tips to Manage Quality Control While Developing Rapid eLearning

Swift eLearning Services

Rapid eLearning development using right authoring tools ensures the development process within time space as well as produce effective elearning courses.

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 Development

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.

When to Use Rapid eLearning

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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.

4 Unassailable Truths That Make A Robust Case For Rapid eLearning

Dan Keckan

If you’re not sure of how to get your stakeholders’ buy-in for rapid eLearning, here are 4 truths that’ll help you put together a winning business case for rapid eLearning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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.

What Makes Authoring Tools the Key to Rapid eLearning Development? [Infographic]

CommLab India

Can rapid eLearning really bestow all that it promises? What is the secret behind the success of rapid eLearning development? Find out about authoring tools and their role in rapid eLearning development. eLearning Development Rapid eLearning

How to Select an Authoring Tool for Your eLearning Content Development?

Swift eLearning Services

Choosing the right authoring tool gives you the ability to design amazing eLearning content quickly and cost-effectively. So, let’s look at the criteria of choosing the rapid eLearning authoring tool.

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

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?

7 Surprising Profit-Boosting Perks Of Investing In Rapid eLearning Software For SMBs

Dan Keckan

Can rapid eLearning software stretch your budget and help you launch ahead of schedule? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Rapid eLearning eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Content Development eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning Development

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. The mind map can help learning professionals choose the right authoring tool for their requirements and expectations. I’ve been wandering around the web to find the right authoring tool for specific use cases. While some try doing freeform authoring through a template-based authoring tool.

Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside. The main reason was that such simulation tools are not always used for developing just any type of learning but focused on training content creation for a specific software application or system. I’d like to leave the discussion around EPSS and software simulations to the experts in the 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

Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

After a few years of hype, mobile learning has now started flourishing; the advent of new generation of mobile devices, high-speed network access, powerful mobile browsers and better native apps are all contributing to this. However, to alleviate such difficulties, there are some rapid authoring tools available that can create mLearning without needing to acquire the technical skills. HotLava LMA (Learning Mobile Author).

Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Last year, we mentioned that there is a time and place for rapid authoring while opting for it. Here, let me just put some characteristics of the two types of rapid authoring methodologies.

8 Ways To Use Rapid eLearning Tools To Reduce Your Online Training Development Timeline

Dan Keckan

In this article, I explore 8 ways rapid eLearning tools expedite online training development. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Rapid eLearning eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Content Development eLearning Course Development Time eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning DevelopmentThere’s no time to waste when you need to mitigate compliance risks and bridge crucial performance gaps.

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.

Is Rapid eLearning Worth The Risk?: Your Guide To Invest Wisely In Rapid eLearning Authoring Software To Avoid Buyer’s Remorse

Dan Keckan

Should you launch a rapid eLearning strategy for your remote workforce? Discover insider secrets to find the right rapid eLearning authoring software for your organization. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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.

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. Rapid eLearning is the quick development of online training content using robust authoring tools.

Learn how rapid eLearning tools empower your L&D experts

B Online Learning

One of the biggest concerns for organisations adopting a rapid eLearning approach is that it will devalue the learning experience and overwhelm learners with poor quality programs. Instead, rapid eLearning gets your subject experts back on the front foot and delivering their expertise directly to those who [.]. Share. Tweet. Pin It.

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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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’.

Instructional Design Through The Lens Of Rapid eLearning

Dan Keckan

Custom eLearning is now back in the leaner, faster avatar of rapid eLearning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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.