How to Transform a PDF into an eLearning Course

360 Training

In this post, we will shed light on how to transform PDF content (training material) into an online course. PDF and PowerPoint are the two major formats that we use for training material and/or presentation. If you already have the training material in a PDF format, you are good to go.

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How to Develop Product Knowledge Training for your Business

LearnUpon

This happens when you have the perfect combination of a great product and, importantly, a team that has the product knowledge needed to support and satisfy customers. But how do you easily and efficiently get your employees up-to-speed on your product? Types of product knowledge.

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Free Tools for Getting the Most out of this Blog

Rapid eLearning

It made my life a lot easier and more productive. In today’s post, I thought I’d share a few that work well with this blog and allow you to access the blog posts in a different format. Listen to a Podcast of the Rapid E-Learning Blog.

Leveraging Acrobat DC and Captivate 2017 to Enhance Self-directed Learning Opportunities

Adobe Captivate

The challenge was to develop a guided interactive course that could be used in conjunction with anatomical simulators under the following conditions: Product must be device agnostic. The product design team consisted of a content developer, subject matter expert and a narrative editor.

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2019 year in review: Our products

Rustici Software

From our perspective, all of these changes are opening the door to more exciting product opportunities and more challenges to solve. So, not only does our new tagline reflect a broader vision, it points our product and engineering teams in new directions.

BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

Yet, like with third-party content, massive leaps forward are also being made in the production of in-house content too. Are you amongst the three-quarters of firms that use a mix of in-house and third-party training content in your LMS?

Artificial Intelligence: Value-add

Docebo

Tagging and searching for relevant information would be automated, therefore massively leveraging the value of all content, irrespective of its size, format (PDF) or duration (video). Docebo Blog Learning Technology Trends artificial intelligence Learning technology solutions lms productivit

A Simple Course Production Tip to Use Every Day

Rapid eLearning

Often it’s a PDF, where this tip really make a lot of sense. I also have a lot of little HTML code snippets I use for the blog. One is for blog stuff, another for code snippets, and the other is just an empty file I can open quickly for pasting text. What simple tips do you have that help in your day-to-day production? Here’s a simple tip that I use all the time. In fact, I use it multiple times a day. It’s fast and efficient.

Friday Finds: Tips to Keep You Focused and Productive!

Trivantis

And a good mood always leads to a more productive day. iAnnotate PDF is a great iPad app that you can use when planning out your next e-Learning project. Your favorite beverage—and mine—also helps boost productivity and focus.

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

The historical dominance of patriarchal societies has systematically oppressed women for centuries, and justifying that with an “if you want it, you have to go for it” philosophy isn’t productive. In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

During this period of maximum hype, the new concepts become incessantly repeated buzzwords that are routinely slotted into conference presentation titles, blog posts and social media jottings. The project behind this blog post is one example of learning analytics, in a sense.)

Best eLearning Resources of 2014

eLearning Brothers

If you happened to meet with us personally at an eLearning Conferences this year, you know that we released tons of great eLearning products in 2014: eLearning Stock. Here’s a collection of the popular posts and blogs from the past year. 3 Productivity Tips for Naming Files in Lectora.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

It All Starts With Video Pre Production. Knowing the end now lets you figure out some critical information in your pre production planning: Where is the video going to end up? You may want to add extra elements that identify the product, company, or organization.

Crafting a Good Story for Your Product Video (free ebook)

TechSmith Camtasia

In my new ebook (available free from iTunes in iBook format or as a PDF with free subscription ), I’m sharing 10 of the most valuable tools video creators can use to create better stories and explain workflows in a more conceivable way.

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was also thinking about publishing a selection of my blog musings under the title E‑Learning Provocateur: Volume 1. When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings.

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

Web Courseworks

Fall 2016 Webinar Series – This fall, we will be following up with Valerie Smothers from MedBiquitous to talk about PI and the outdated PDF Certificate. Plateau of Productivity. Last December, we placed some of eLearning’s most interesting trends on the hype curve.

Global eTraining Releases Bluebeam Revu 2018 Intermediate

Global eTraining

Now, with the Bluebeam Revu 2018 Intermediate release, you can learn and explore more advanced tools and features such as Batch PDF creation, Measurement markups, Sequences and Actions, and Custom Columns. Blog Press Release

Managing eLearning: Fall Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Collaboration – As work styles have moved more toward teamwork and collaboration, using cloud authoring makes team collaboration on projects easier and more productive. The key part: no PDF Certification needed.

Introducing Unified Content: The best way to build solid business training

Time to Know

Maybe you’ve been faced with the challenge of having to put together a training piece that incorporates an excel document, a PDF file and even a video. Word, Excel, PPT, pages from PDF documents, YouTube, Vimeo and your own MP4 videos can all be merged into one item. It’s finally here!

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was also thinking about publishing a selection of my blog musings under the title E‑Learning Provocateur: Volume 1. When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings. I used BullZip’s free PDF Printer ; if you do too, I recommend picking “Flate” for your image compression and “Prepress” for the output quality. When the PDF is produced, check yet again the size of the pages.

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How to Make Online Courses Engaging

LearnUpon

From PDF docs to video tutorials to webinars, you’ve got lots of options. Depending on your LMS, there are lots of content formats to choose from – Word, PowerPoint, PDF, webinars , video , audio, graphics, etc. Or is it a customer product training course?

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

During this period of maximum hype, the new concepts become incessantly repeated buzzwords that are routinely slotted into conference presentation titles, blog posts and social media jottings. The project behind this blog post is one example of learning analytics, in a sense.)

Whom Should You Outsource Healthcare Product Training To?

CommLab India

“The important thing about outsourcing or global sourcing is that it becomes a very powerful tool to leverage talent, improve productivity and reduce work cycles.” In this environment, training, sales teams on every new product is a big challenge for Jason.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Frankly, there’s nothing most online courses do that a PDF can’t. Anyone (and I mean just about anyone ) can create and update a PDF. Not to mention blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. Shift the bulk of the content to PDF.

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Introducing Unified Content: The best way to build solid business training

Time to Know

Maybe you’ve been faced with the challenge of having to put together a training piece that incorporates an excel document, a PDF file and even a video. Word, Excel, PPT, pages from PDF documents, YouTube, Vimeo and your own MP4 videos can all be merged into one item. It’s finally here!

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Digitec, Instructional Designer, Jennifer Ritter wrote a blog about this recently explaining, “I now realize that I was raised with game-based learning. Some examples of learning objects include Microsoft® Word or PowerPoint files, PDF files, video, and audio.

User Onboarding with an LMS: The Complete Guide

LearnUpon

This educates them on your product/service and leads them to success. It’s about optimizing the process so that you quickly and easily reach the point where they think “Hey, this product or service is going to solve my problem.”. Blog Customer Training

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Adaptive eLearning in Corporate Space – Opportunities and Challenges

G-Cube

For example – as a lesson or as a reference PDF link. So, it may not work very well in programs such as, say Induction or Product Trainings, but can work very well for competency development programs, or for building skills such as Project Management etc.

Simple Anatomy of SCORM-based E-Learning

Integrated Learnings

I was a software developer working on a quizzing product that needed to export data to a variety of e-learning systems. For example, to add a referenced file like a PDF or video. eLearning Standards eLearning Blog API LMS eLearning AICC SCORMBy Jonathan Shoaf.

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Introducing Unified Content: The best way to build solid business training

Time to Know

Maybe you’ve been faced with the challenge of having to put together a training piece that incorporates an excel document, a PDF file and even a video. Word, Excel, PPT, pages from PDF documents, YouTube, Vimeo and your own MP4 videos can all be merged into one item. It’s finally here!

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4 Ways Virtual Lab Environments Can Supercharge Your Sales Strategy

Appsembler

In today’s age of advanced technology, businesses will rarely buy a product they have no knowledge about. Buying teams research a product or service even before a sales team enters the picture. The customer is not able to interact with the product. They are only able to learn about the product by viewing a PowerPoint presentation or PDF document. The customer has more time to learn about the product and experience it firsthand. Blog Business

Learning Should Include all Stakeholders

Adobe Captivate

The three-day training was a combination of 90% watching PowerPoint slides and 10% of actual product handling. However, that lead to a quick fifteen-minute update of the new products and little else. All products can be accessed online within the LMS as well.

Blended Learning For Better Results

Adobe Captivate

Using blended has proven to bring better results to the trainees as they get to us a wide variety of tools to complete their learning, from pretests, videos, text, interactions, PDF’s evaluation quizzes, practicals and face-to-face mentors. Using Blended Learning.

Neuroscience In Corporate Training: All Hype Or Practical Applications?

Learningtogo

Indeed, if you search for the words ‘brain based learning’ in Google, you find a number of companies who make a lot of money without checking the scientific validity of their products. Download PDF version of this article. LearningToGo Blog

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How Personalized Gamification Can Increase Learner Engagement

Adobe Captivate

Product training. This option could range from an avatar selection to the kind of learning nuggets he or she wants to select (with audio/without audio, or pdf vs video and so on). Blog eLearning Gamification blog gamification gamification in learning Learner EngagementGamification for learning provides highly engaging and immersive learning experiences. In this article, I outline how you can enhance its impact further by using personalized gamification techniques.