Spice Up a Serious Blog by Making It Interactive

Raptivity

We all love reading good blogs and many of us enjoy writing them too. Raptivity team recently received a query from a prospect asking if he could use Raptivity to make his blog post interactive. I picked a blog by one of our Interactive Learning Thought Leaders, Desiree Pinder.

Interactive Video is About to Get Disruptive

Kineo

Fuelled by advances in digital video technology, and propelled by the advertising industry, interactive video is about to get disruptive! While video is arguably the most engaging and popular way of delivering online learning, in the workplace it’s largely underused and unevolved.

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Put the 'activity' in 'interactivity'

Kineo

"We want something really interactive." Or "We want something more interactive than our previous learning." It could be easy to presume that most online learning is interactive. Heard requests like this before? I hear them frequently. So what does it really mean when people ask for more of it?

Putting the Rapid into Interactive Video

Kineo

In fact, it’s gone interactive. Video is back and it’s back in a big way.

Why I blog

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ve been blogging for several years now, and a question that continually pops up is why do I do it? I blog primarily for myself. The tag line of my blog is provoking deeper thinking. Comments are the lifeblood of blogging.

Free Download: Lectora Interaction

Trivantis

Wendy Miller created a character dialogue interaction with two characters that you can download to use in your own course. Download this character dialogue interaction in the Trivantis Community now. Download Interaction. Blog Free Downloads

Could You Shock Your Learners With Interactive Video?

Kineo

As a new Lead Learning Designer at City & Guilds Kineo, I’ve been lucky enough to be able look through our back catalogue of courses recently. One of the things that I think we do really well here is experiential elearning.

Could You Shock Your Learners With Interactive Video?

Kineo

As a new Lead Learning Designer at City & Guilds Kineo, I’ve been lucky enough to be able look through our back catalogue of courses recently. One of the things that I think we do really well here is experiential elearning.

Increasing student engagement through Interactive Learning Design

G-Cube

Modern learning is a social and collaborative process of knowledge building where a learner interacts with the content and the instructor as well as with peers. Thus educational interactions within an organization can be of three types: Learner-to-Content interactions.

eLearning Interactivity

TalentLMS

When learners interact in an online course, active learning takes place. eLearning interactivity is the actual “thought process interchange” between learners and eLearning tools through which engagement and active learning takes place. Integrating interactions in the content is the key step in the eLearning design process. This step enables learning that is meaningful, recalled easily, as well as evaluated through interactive assessments.

Helpful Tip: Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Guest blog post by Erik Lord. Before we discuss interactive video in Adobe Captivate 8, we need to discuss a little bit about HTML5 video. Interactive video is why! How to Develop Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8.

Interactive in the limelight: our 12 tips for great interactive video

Kineo

Interactive video has burst into the limelight – it’s engaging, interesting and has a bit of glitz. And importantly has bags of potential for delivering learning content. But only if you get it right.

Could You Shock Your Learners With Interactive Video?

Kineo

As a new Lead Learning Designer at City & Guilds Kineo, I’ve been lucky enough to be able look through our back catalogue of courses recently. One of the things that I think we do really well here is experiential elearning.

20 eLearning Blogs You Simply Have to Bookmark

eLearning Brothers

In our own, considered, humble opinion, we have an awesome blog that every eLearning professional should read. Here are a few blogs that you simply must bookmark and read on a consistent basis: 1. E-Learning 24/7 Blog. https://www.opensesame.com/blog. Social Learning Blog.

E-Learning Tutorial: Easy Way to Make an Image Interactive

Rapid eLearning

Here’s an easy way to turn a single image into an interactive image. This tip comes in handy if you use collage images for interactive stories or have a great illustration but no way to break it into separate pieces. Now you have an interactive image built from a single image.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes. Because I have done so much live blogging, I was able to provide proof of my ongoing professional development efforts. Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions.

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Turn Passivity To Interactivity: How To Use Interactive Videos For Learner Engagement

EI Design

This article highlights how to use interactive videos for learner engagement by negating that passivity. Using Interactive Videos For Learner Engagement. Why use interactive videos for learner engagement?

5 Easy Steps to Creating Interactive Simulations in Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

For that reason, today, we’re going to provide five easy steps to help you create engaging, interactive simulations using Storyline 2. But that’s the topic of another blog. There’s an old adage that states, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”

Calculating Interactive Video ROI

HapYak

Today, Brightcove and Demand Metric released a first-of-its kind Interactive Video Benchmarking Study. And we’ll show you how to calculate interactive video ROI using specific examples from our customers. Interactive video is mainstream. Planned Applications of Interactive Video.

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How to Develop a Highly Interactive Online Training Program

TalentLMS

The good news is that most of the tools course creators use already have this notion of interactivity available. What’s more important is that implementing an interactive online training program is easier nowadays. What constitutes an interactive online training program?

Interactivities in E-Learning – Part 1

CommLab India

Any opportunity for learners to interact with an e-learning course in terms of action (doing) and/or thinking is termed interactivity. Hence interactivity doesn’t always intend the learner to do something; it can even urge the learner to think. Level 2: Limited Interaction.

Why PowerPoint Isn’t the Right Choice for Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you follow this blog then you know that I’m a big fan of PowerPoint. But is PowerPoint the best option if you want to create interactive elearning? Here’s a sampling from some of my previous blog posts: Edit Free Vector Graphics in PowerPoint.

4 Interactivity Levels for Game and Multimedia eLearning Design

Trivantis

Studies show that interactivity adds a level of engagement and interest in a course. Passive interactivity refers to the general actions that need to take place for a course to function correctly. The final engagement level is a full simulation or game-based interaction.

Interactivities in Level 2 and Level 3:Limited and Moderate Interactions

CommLab India

In my previous blog, I discussed the first level of interaction, passive interaction. Now let me take you through the second and third levels of interactivities. Level 2: Limited Interaction. This level of interactivity lays emphasis on application-level objectives.

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Free Download: Lectora Puzzle Interaction

Trivantis

Add these drag and drop puzzle interactions to your Lectora® eLearning course, and turn new content into an engaging puzzle! Download Single-drop Interaction. Download Multi-drop Interaction. Subscribe to the Everything eLearning Blog for all the latest eLearning posts.

Freebie Friday: Flowchart Interaction With Visited State Buttons

Trivantis

You can build a flowchart interaction in your eLearning using only native Lectora® and Lectora Online shapes and text buttons. Flowcharts are a great visual way to show how a process works—and with Lectora’s button states you can even make your flowchart interactive. Did you know?

Implementing Interactive Hotspots in the new Camtasia 9

eLearning Brothers

Luckily, TechSmith’s Camtasia offers a fantastic solution, and that is the interactive video. In previous blogs I’ve written about how to integrate an HTML file with your interactive Camtasia course. Click here to view the previous blog in the series ( Voice Over Recording ).

Interactivity in e-Learning – Do you need to go up a level?

G-Cube

One of the ways to classify e-learning content is according to the level of interactivity built into the e-content. Interactivity within e-content varies from simple navigational clicks to high-end simulation games – choosing the right one depends on many factors.

Everything You Need to Know About Drag & Drop Interactions

Rapid eLearning

There are three main ways to interact with the course: click, mouseover, and drag. While click-based interactions are the most prominent, a good drag and drop interaction is usually more engaging. Is there anything you’d suggest when building drag and drop interactions?

Tips and Tricks to Making Accessible Content More Interactive

Trivantis

While following accessibility guidelines and requirements may have you focusing on features and functionality that you need to avoid, there’s no reason that an accessible course can’t also be engaging and interactive. Accessibility Blog

Why Building Interactive E-Learning is a Two-step Process

Rapid eLearning

How do you define interactive elearning? It’s a question I ask clients when they tell me they want an interactive elearning course. Usually they define interactive elearning with what we normally consider the “bells and whistles.” Interactive elearning engages the learner.

How to Build Better Interactive Scenarios for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The course is really more like an interactive marketing campaign but the organization is still going to call it an “elearning course.”. Blended : often the information in the elearning course is coupled with a blended learning solution where the interaction happens in real-life.

How to apply interactive technical training to business eLearning

eFront

A client, who had recently moved to an online sales system, asked to review an interactive technical training course that they had developed to train employees on the new tool. The Theory Behind Interactive Technical Training.

How Can You Use Interactive Videos For Microlearning-Based Training

EI Design

In this article, I will showcase how the use of interactive videos can help you craft rich media, high impact microlearning-based training. Creating Effective Microlearning-Based Training With Interactive Videos. Case Study: Use Of Interactive Video As A Microlearning Format.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Let’s look at some patterns of interaction. Learners interact best when they are given digital methods that emulate the traditional classroom interaction methods.

Speed Up Your eLearning Development With the Interaction Builder

Trivantis

Here at the eLearning Brothers headquarters, we know Lectora® is a fantastic authoring tool that allows you to create robust eLearning interactions that look great. You can access the Interaction Builder a few ways. The next step is to choose what kind of interaction you want to use.

Learning Game Design: a Blog Series by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

In early May we launched our Learning Game Design Blog on the Knowledge Guru website. The blog has become a great source of information for anyone interested in game based learning and gamification—thanks in large part to an incredibly in-depth blog series by Sharon Boller.

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