Adobe Captivate 2017 for Beginners – Webinar Recording

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate for Beginners is the first of a series of hands-on webinars we’ll be running regularly this year to help everyone learn the basics of designing and developing eLearning using Adobe Captivate, with each webinar led by John Stericker, our Adobe-certified Captivate Expert and Instructor. Post-webinar we’ll also share a free Adobe Captivate shortcuts reference guide with all attendees.

WEBINAR – Adobe Captivate 2017 for Beginners – Feb 7th!

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate for Beginners is the first of a series of hands-on webinars we’ll be running regularly this year to help everyone learn the basics of designing and developing eLearning using Adobe Captivate, with each webinar led by John Stericker, our Adobe-certified Captivate Expert and Instructor. Post-webinar we’ll also share a free Adobe Captivate shortcuts reference guide with all attendees. When: Wednesday 7 February 11am-12pm (AEDT). Duration: 60 Minutes.


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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. Rated: Beginners and Advanced. Rated: Beginners. Rated: Beginners, Advanced. If your role includes working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), you’ll even find some great tips on how to manage those relationships. Rated: Beginners, Advanced. Rated: Beginners.

Scaling Up

E-Learning Provocateur

For example: The NIH Proficiency Scale maintains Not Applicable, Fundamental Awareness (basic knowledge), Novice (limited experience), Intermediate (practical application), Advanced (applied theory) and Expert (recognized authority).

Do SMEs Make Good Trainers?

The Learning Dispatch

Your subject matter expert can be a great training resource. How many trainers have started out as subject matter experts? Often, recruiting a subject matter expert (SME) to become a trainer is the easiest move a training manager can make. Who would make a better trainer than someone who’s already an expert? Being an expert and teaching others to be an expert, however, are different things. Recognize the curse of the subject matter expert.

Grow Your Negotiating Capabilities Using eLearning

Your Training Edge

Are you aspiring to become an expert negotiator? Clients have reported that whether they were a beginner or an expert negotiator, using a negotiation simulator helped to improve their negotiation skills and enhanced their confidence. Click on some of the negotiation resources, read, and if you are satisfied, subscribe to or follow the insightful resources for future reference. Search and follow negotiation training experts on their social media pages.

Avoiding an Information Dump when Planning Your Course


As a subject matter expert, there’s obviously a lot you know and want to share with your learners about your course. The easiest step would be to create a glossary page they can keep open in a second window and refer to whenever they need. Even better, keep an easy-reference glossary in a sidebar as your learners read though the lesson so that they can glance at it whenever they need to remember a course content.

5 Ways to KISS Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

I’m referring to an old acronym coined by Kelly Johnson and has been around since the 1960′s. You might be experts on the course material, or you could be working with an expert to help gather the information. Don’t write content at a level that only an expert would understand. It’s an art for an expert to write simple content. Learn more: Tips for Designing Courses for Experts and Beginners.).

The Five Commandments of Learning: Where It All Begins!


Be it the creation of a specific culture, with reference to innovation, delegation, ownership, customer orientation, among others, or specialization, such as deep domain expertise, learning has to have a bigger purpose behind it. It helps in bringing the much sought meaning that drives our lives in a purpose led manner and provides the motivation to strive in the face of adversity, as adversity has hit each learner at the beginner phase.

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L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge starts Monday 30 May

Jane Hart

I highly recommend it to everyone – beginners and experts alike.” I found Jane’s MWL book (provided as a resource in the program) to be thought-provoking and an excellent read and one that I have continuously referred to. This is just a reminder that the next L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge takes place over 12 weeks from 30 May – 19 August. This Challenge consists of 12 Activities (some of which contain more than one task).

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Easy peasy ways to apply social learning for effective online learning


In simple words, social presence refers to all the knowledge a person accumulates by watching other people’s behavior. On the other hand, experts in the community can provide the additional relevant information as the learners increase their knowledge about a certain topic. #3: 3: Don’t forget to get the most of your experts. As we’ve already mentioned, the experts in your organization can create a strong impact on the beginners.

Hello 2016, is it me you're looking for?

eLearning Architect

Bonus points if you understand the donut reference. Definitely not as many as I would have liked to have written, but here is a quick overview with links to each: Beginners Guides Beginner's Guide to Delivering eLearning via an LMS 5 Questions to ask Yourself Before Finding Someone to Build your Elearning Course To Narrate or Not To Narrate - eLearning Question 101!

Organizations as Communities?—?Part 2

ID Reflections

Sacrificing an Expert’s Mindset ?—?Most Most of us are aware of the Japanese concept of shoshin articulated by Shunryu Suzuki as, “In a beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in an expert’s mind very few.” One of the fundamental capacities for holding space is to let go of the expert’s mindset, and also one of the most difficult. An expert’s mind will not be able to create space for emergence. I have included the diagram below for reference.

Expertise: Why The Odds are Stacked Against Novices

Vignettes Learning

A Harvard Business Review article “ What’s Lost When Experts Retire ” reminded me about the dire need to rethink our roles as learning professionals and leaders: My sense is that our current of definitions and understanding of expertise may be at odds and stacked against helping novices to become experts. Gladwell’s 10,000 Hours to be an Expert - No Short Cuts In Outliers , author Malcolm Gladwell writes that it takes 10,000 hours to achieve mastery.

How to Choose a Catchy Name for a Training Program (2020)


Try to specify who your course is referring to while of course being careful not to narrow it down too much. Is your eLearning course intended for beginners in your field or an expert niche? If you are training juniors to become speakers you might need a title like “Juniors’ training to Public Speaking” while referring to experienced speakers might be something like “Expert Speaker Training: Learn to dazzle your audience.”. Beginners Guide: _.

Will a Chatbot Be Your Next Learning Coach? – How AI can support talent development in your organization


The term “Big Data” refers to data sets that are so voluminous and complex that traditional data processing application software is inadequate to deal with them. At Stanford an AI grading system achieved 81% accuracy rate when compared to human graders: Beware These Beginner Mistakes. Eighty percent of major companies expect to be using artificial intelligence by 2020, but their training departments are likely to be the last places you’ll find it. We need to fix that.

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. In the initial stage of going through the content given by the Subject Matter Expert (SME), visualize each and every topic clearly, before putting it on the storyboard. Tip 4: Provide references, tools, and resources for further study.

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Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

This is an attempt to create a broad breakup of the process, along with some references for helping with the creativity. The objective of this sectionis only to introduce the concepts and encourage the beginners to learn more about the models and theories. An apparent question a learning expert asks these days is, what would be the correct mode of training for an effective solution for a given training requirement?

The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge

Jane Hart

I highly recommend it to everyone – beginners and experts alike.” I found Jane’s MWL book (provided as a resource in the program) to be thought-provoking and an excellent read and one that I have continuously referred to. Challenge Road Sign with dramatic clouds and sky. THE PUBLIC CHALLENGE RUNS 5 SEPTEMBER – 25 NOVEMBER. (or or email to organise a private, bespoke challenge for your team).

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Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning


Select a tool that is suitable for your target audience (Choose a user friendly tool if you are dealing with beginners). Make sure your storyboard is routed through your subject matter expert (SME) and other stake holders before you freeze it. As technology progresses, assuring the quality of educational experience continues to increase in significance. This, in turn, has led to a surge in the number of Instructional Designers(IDs).

Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!


Let one of our LMS experts explain you the finer nuances in detail. . If you still want to go the open source way, we’ve listed a few top open source LMS for your easy reference. The most highlighted feature of ATutor is its user-friendly UI, which makes it an ideal tool for beginners. So, you’ve identified the need for an LMS in your organization and are on the lookout for one. Some smart techies in your organization might have suggested going for an Open Source LMS.

Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

PT: A Beginner’s Guide to Interactive Virtual Training Ever tried to turn on someone else’s TV only to be stumped by their four remote controls? Referrals are one of the quickest ways to fill your pipeline and close faster than any other lead, but how do you reward people who refer you?

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How to Design Workplace Learning Like a Pro – Start with These 5 Dangerous Questions


Try these posts for a quick lift-off: To get you thinking about workplace learning done right, scoop up these quotes from industry experts. I can also wholeheartedly recommend Cammy Bean’s book, The Accidental Instructional Designer: Learning Design for the Digital Age, as a great beginner intro to the development of workplace learning. The trip starts with what’s usually referred to as “source material.”.

How to use ActiveCampaign with Your Online Course or Training Based Membership Website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business


At LifterLMS, we often recommend Mailchimp for beginners, ConvertKit for intermediate users, and ActiveCampaign for advanced users. Kay is an expert in one of my favorite topics, which is marketing automation and ActiveCampaign.

Top 20 best online training resources

Ed App

While it’s more geared towards beginners, it can lead the way to more advanced courses later on. Lessons are accompanied by videos that learners can refer to if they get confused on a topic.

How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

You can hire a team of learning experts, instructional designers and multimedia developers to develop the resources or. Animoto, Nutshell, Machete, Avidemux, WeVideo, Magisto are some of the other applications for beginners. Microlearning refers to bite-sized learning modules, developed with the intention of providing small, but powerful knowledge when needed. You have recently got a brand-new Learning Management System (LMS) installed in your organization.

Back to Basics: How to produce your first course in Elucidat


It’s packed full of exclusive tips, tricks and resources from our learning experts – as well as the wider industry. For these two options, watching our instructional Beginner course on YouTube is a great place to see a step-by-step. .

20 Free Educational Apps

Ed App

Luckily, SoloLearn offers the largest collection of free code learning content for people of all levels, from absolute beginner to pro. This free app offers lectures from expert professors that cover a whole array of subjects. 20 Best Free Educational Apps.

Is a Chatbot in Your Future?

Mobile Coach

One of my clients is embedding intelligent chatbots into online reference documents and order processing tools. Get a “bot in a box” to get started quickly while avoiding “beginner mistakes.”. She teaches the ATD online course, Essentials of Brain-Based Learning and is a founding member of The Brain Ladies , a consortium of leading experts in applied cognitive science. Is a Chatbot in Your Future? Guest Post by Margie Meacham. Jan 2020. Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Specifically, today we focus on top learning and certification solutions used by trade and professional associations , mission-driven non-profits, commercial training providers, trade schools and subject matter experts. Feel free to bookmark this page so you can refer to it when you’re looking for systems in the future. Many organizations that conduct large-scale events rely on proven production and event management experts.

Here Are 12 E-Learning Books to Read This Year

Rapid eLearning

Even if you don’t read them all this year, some of these are good to have on hand in your elearning reference library. E-Learning for Beginners. The Essential Guide to Working with Subject Matter Experts. One of my goals each year is to read one book a month that will help sharpen my course-building skills. I’m always asked for book recommendations.

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Surfing the Future Pedagogies: Augmented Learning


Try Metaio as a beginner. User Archive: your app users have glossary items and other surplus information to refer to when they need. They become experts and share their knowledge with others through chat enabled features in the application. What’s so great about augmented learning anyway? Another activity blamed for lost hours of youth and productivity? Teens and adults hunched over just another game controlling their emotions and relationships?

A Simple Course Design for Multiple Learners

Rapid eLearning

Course design is a challenge as you try to balance the needs of the client, subject matter experts, learners, and your own course design sensibility. Some people will jump right into the activity and try to figure things out and some will refer to the content track when needed. An activities focused approach provides a lot of flexibility, especially when your learners range from beginner to experienced.

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Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick


Jason runs a podcast called Live In The Feast where he discusses various aspects of building a business and best practices with industry experts in all areas of the online business ecosystem. Jason Resnick: I got work from them, and I referred work to them.

7 Wallet-Friendly Ways To Develop A Microlearning Online Training Library

EI Design

No course is complete without reference materials. In a regular classroom, it’s hard to refer in real time. Reference links can be offered in-text, right within the online training resources. Online learners can pause their lesson, open the reference in a new tab, then resume. Just be sure you use experts to repackage the information. If you’re comfortable that they understand the concept you want to teach, get them to craft your reference material.

How to Use Storytelling in Training with Anna Sabramowicz

Convergence Training

Convergence Training are workforce training and performance improvement experts. Convergence Training: We talked already a couple times today about working with subject matter experts (SMEs) in order to create scenario-based learning or story-based learning. They’re an expert the super widget, they’ve never done this before.”. But, and we talked about this before, just because you’re an expert in your field doesn’t make you a good teacher coach.

5 tricks to help learners better remember training courses


The best example is a series of courses, from beginner level to more advanced ones: the learner can’t take a second-tile course unless they prove they have mastered the first-tile course. This is what experts also refer to as the pull technique — when learners pull knowledge from the instructor — which is the opposite of the push technique — when educators push knowledge to learners. Do you remember how to apply Pythagoras’ theorem?

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10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

E-learning industry experts are introducing new concepts to engage learners and reduce their cognitive load. The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards. Technology and e-learning experts consider Flash outdated. Beginners can choose this tool due to its ease of to use.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

HCM tech expert Jim Bowley, VP, Product at Qstream, puts microlearning under the microscope: what it is, what “good” looks like, and where microlearning can complement existing learning technologies and practices. These are the questions that sales expert Mike Kunkle will answer in this webinar on his Sales Transformation Straight Talk channel, where your participation is welcomed and your questions expected. “ Assorted Vegetable Dishes on White Plate ” by Pixabay is Public Domain.

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What is eLearning?


Whether you’re an eLearning expert or beginner, there’s no denying its popularity has skyrocketed over the past decade. SCORM is an acronym that stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model. It’s likely that anyone who uses eLearning will tell you how impactful and convenient it is. In today’s “always-on” world, eLearning offers many benefits to both learners and organizations. But what is eLearning, exactly?