Simplified User Interface: The Beginner’s Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

A theme is commonly used to save brand colors, but you can also save any effects to tools, such as the thickness of shapes. The post Simplified User Interface: The Beginner’s Guide appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

Making Sense of Online Learning : A Guide for Beginners and the Truly Skeptical by Patti Shank & Amy Sitze. Preparing Instructional Objectives : A Critical Tool in the Development of Effective Instruction by Robert F. Creative Training Techniques Handbook: Tips, Tactics, and How-To’s for Delivering Effective Training by Robert Pike. Designing Effective Instruction by Gary R.

Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Some people call this the “ soap opera effect.” Note: To get the full effect, make sure you click the little gear icon at the bottom of the window and set the quality to 1080p60. Again, though, you need to be wary of the soap opera effect.

The Beginner’s Guide to Employee Onboarding


With days, weeks, and months of effort put into finding the best people, it’s essential that you train your new hires efficiently and effectively. With a proper structure and effective training ma terials, employee onboarding trains new hires faster.

The Beginner’s Guide to Employee Onboarding


And to onboard you need a strategy, one that ensures your new hires are trained efficiently and effectively. Commonly, we hear that onboarding is “gaining knowledge, skills, and behaviors to become effective organizational members” , but what does this actually mean for your business?

Graphic Design Tips for Beginners

E-learning Uncovered

Even when images are selected from the same image family, treating those images with different effects and embellishments can affect the overall consistency. The post Graphic Design Tips for Beginners appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered

8 Tips Every eLearning Beginner Should Know

SHIFT eLearning

eLearning designers are often the unsung heroes of effective online learning experiences. They have the powerful role of being the ones that build the content provided by the subject matter expert into a robust and engaging narrative for the learner. However, getting there isn't easy.

eLBX Online Day 26 – A Beginner’s Guide to 508 Compliance

eLearning Brothers

Usability is about designing products to be effective, efficient, and satisfactory to use. We are in the final week of eLBX Online! Today we kicked things off with a bang with guest Laura Silver, Chief Operating Officer at Trivantis.

Skills Series: A Beginner's Guide to Python

General Assembly

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to Python Find out how the popular programming language is shaping the world around us?—?and The following is an excerpt from our exclusive paper, A Beginner’s Guide to SQL, Python and Machine Learning.

Skills Series: A Beginner's Guide to jQuery

General Assembly

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to jQuery Discover the accessible coding language that simplifies JavaScript and makes developers more efficient. Want a slideshow, carousel, or neat text effect?

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

She made a bold statement, which was to the effect: Throw out the learning objective and focus on what you want the learner to actually do. By having a script, you know that you will cover everything that needs to be said in a concise and effective way.

Captivate Tips for Beginners Part III: Adding Text Animation

eLearning Brothers

This post is the last of a three part series, Captivate Tips for Beginners. How to Move Text with Captivate Effects. In the Properties Tab in the Effect drop down menu you will find lots of effects. One effect I like is the “Fall_In” effect.

The e-learning beginner's FAQ

Clive on Learning

Is e-learning effective? There are some questions I get asked all the time by workplace learning professionals who have had little in the way of exposure to e-learning, in all its forms. This FAQ answers those questions. Why is e-learning so unpopular? Will e-learning put me out of a job? What is e-learning good for? What specifically is e-learning good for? Is e-learning something I can do? Like any good FAQ I will be adding to this in time.

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15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses

CommLab India

In this post, there are 15 tips from industry experts that will help designers create better engaging and effective result oriented e-courses. The course taker can be a beginner or be proficient in that topic. eLearning is an exciting option for both learners and trainers.

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2 Steps to Boost HR Effectiveness: Measure and Improve


Business founders can be professionals in their industries, but beginners in managing employees. The post 2 Steps to Boost HR Effectiveness: Measure and Improve appeared first on CoreAxis.

Skills Series: A Beginner's Guide to Influencer Marketing

General Assembly

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to Influencer Marketing Discover the strategy marketers are leveraging to drive brand awareness and increase ROI.

A simple way to help beginners get started with Articulate Storyline

eLearning Architect

At this point they are all usually happy with how the animations appear, but are looking to now replicate the staggered effect of the images, which leads us on nicely to the next step.

Beginner’s Series: In-depth Training Needs Analysis at 3 Levels

CommLab India

Task analysis is a process of identifying the purpose of a job and its component parts, and specifying what must be learned in order for there to be effective work performance. [1].

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to JavaScript

General Assembly

Developers use JavaScript to create a wide range of features, from simple user interface (UI) functionality to complex visual effects, including: Interfaces like image carousels. Learn about the programming language that’s essential to nearly every action you take online.

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to Product Vision

General Assembly

Through design thinking , lean methodology , and agile development skills , you can ensure your company is equipped to efficiently develop and deliver effective digital products and services. Every groundbreaking product starts with a clear, strategic vision.

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to SQL

General Assembly

Our full-time Data Science Immersive and part-time Data Analytics courses help students build the analytical skills needed to turn the results of those queries into clear and effective business recommendations. Discover the language of data.

The 10 best Instructional design books: Resources for beginners and professionals


Rated: Beginners. It is a great resource for beginners to reinforce what they’ve learned, while looking at that body of knowledge through a practical lense. Combined, these concepts offer a more efficient and effective instructional design approach than other contemporary ISD models.

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The evaluation was quite positive about the effect of using social media. Beginners may be familiar with forums, or may get to know online community life through your event. Last year we've experimented with various social media to improve a sharing event for about 100 participants (for more details see my older blogpost ). This is not too difficult when all your participants are social media adepts, you announce your hashtags and off they go.

Excellent instructional design: a 10-tip beginners' guide | Good.

Good To Great

Underneath all that, you’ve got to have sound content and an effective learning strategy. This beginners’ guide provides some basic building blocks to help training managers or subject matter experts wear their new instructional design hats with confidence!

Adobe Captivate 5: Affected by Effects

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And how many times have you been stymied when it comes to adding effects because well, Captivate simply did not offer the feature. That's right, the new Adobe Captivate 5 offers effects. and not just a few vanilla effects. Right-click the image and choose Apply Effect.

12 Most Popular eLearning Posts: January 2011 Monthly Roundup

Upside Learning

Beginner Instructional Designers – In Pursuit Of Awareness. Manna from heaven for beginner Instructional Designers, this article lists a few resources that will help learn about the basic concepts of Instructional Design and ELearning. January was a month of varied topics.

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Mobile Learning for Healthcare Professionals

Origin Learning

Virtual learning for beginners. Mobile Learning Assisting doctors at work Extensive video libraries Healthcare Professionals Mobile Learning for Healthcare ProfessionalsMobile Learning for Healthcare Professionals Mobile Learning in healthcare Virtual learning for beginners

How to Create a DIY Green Screen Video Effect

TechSmith Camtasia

This visual effect is often called chroma key compositing or chroma keying. It is a post-production effect that allows video editors to replace backgrounds and insert footage or images into their scenes. In this post we’re breaking down how to use green software for beginners.

Easy peasy ways to apply social learning for effective online learning


As we’ve already mentioned, the experts in your organization can create a strong impact on the beginners. For example, assuming you have the professional staff that can answer the beginners’ questions, you don’t necessarily need a real knowledge base software.

How to Animate Buttons (and lots of other cool Javascript stuff!)

Adobe Captivate

Something that I noticed with Captivate’s built in effects is that you cannot (or at least it is challenging) animate buttons. There might (or might not be) ways of doing this with invisible buttons, objects, and effects but this is one method. This blog is also LONG because I wanted to explain as much as I could at a beginner level. This one gets really complicated if you are a beginner at functions but I believe in you . Preamble.

What is the best Instructional Design textbook you know?


link] Designing Effective Instruction by Morrison, Ross and Kemp. elearning for beginners instructional design books instructional design instructional design texts best books for instructional designThere are several textbooks that are best for Instructional Design. The members of the Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals' Group created the following list and I am extremely interested to read your comments concerning the list. ?

Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

And if so, how much realism will be most effective? Surprisingly, a lot of research points to the opposite; realistic graphics are frequently not as effective as those with reduced realism. Post from: The eLearning Coach Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

Applying Behavioural Economics to Learning

Learning Cafe

“Applying behavioural economics to decisions made for employee learning will assist L&D in becoming more effective in delivering business outcomes.” A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behaviour – MOOC.

Applying Behavioural Economics to Learning

Learning Cafe

“Applying behavioural economics to decisions made for employee learning will assist L&D in becoming more effective in delivering business outcomes.” A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behaviour – MOOC.

September 15, 2014 - How to Get Students to JoomlaLMS Classroom?


A new semester has just started and if you are a teacher you have a lot of stuff to do on the agenda, especially if you are a distant learning beginner. To manage classroom effectively first of all you need to bring students to the classroom! How to Get Students to JoomlaLMS Classroom? However, users, classroom and task management, performance assessment, students and parents’ engagement etc. have no sense if your online classroom is empty, right?

Behind the Scenes of Yoast SEO Academy


You still need to educate yourself on SEO best practices so that you can use the tool effectively. One course is particularly useful: SEO for Beginners. My personal opinion is that this course is worth taking whether you consider yourself a beginner or not.

7 Common Reasons for eLearning Course Drop-Outs

Your Training Edge

The benefits involved are significant and visible: flexibility, cost-effective, ability to learn from people who have already accomplished something big, and diverse multimedia content such as text, video, audio, and graphics that’ll improve the learner’s retention and study experience.