12+ Books for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re looking for some reading to improve your skills or get started in the field of instructional design, check out these books. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field. You can read my review of the book for more details.

When is an e-book not a book?

E-Learning Provocateur

I read The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore today and I was gobsmacked. The e-book is filled with glorious pictures, marvellous animations and engaging interactivity. For example, Rob Brydon has added audio and video components to his autobiography Small Man in a Book , while the textbooks on the Inkling app include animations, quizzes and social study tools. When is an e-book not a book…? The definition of a book.

When is an e-book not a book?

E-Learning Provocateur

I read The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore today and I was gobsmacked. The e-book is filled with glorious pictures, marvellous animations and engaging interactivity. For example, Rob Brydon has added audio and video components to his autobiography Small Man in a Book , while the textbooks on the Inkling app include animations, quizzes and social study tools. When is an e-book not a book…? The definition of a book.

40+ Instructional Design and eLearning Books

Experiencing eLearning

If your New Year’s Resolution is to read more books, you’ve found the right post. This is a compilation and update of my previous book list and review posts. Design For How People Learn by Julie Dirksen is one of my favorite books in the field.

LIVE from the Lectora User Conference: Keynote Sandy Carter

Trivantis

Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Lectora Online. by Lectora. Lectora Express - The Easy LMS. Lectora Talent Management. Lectora Mobile. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Forum.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Michael Sheyahshe

Trivantis

Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Lectora Online. by Lectora. Lectora Express - The Easy LMS. Lectora Talent Management. Lectora Mobile. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Forum.

Using Lectora & CourseMill to Create an Easy Access iPad Course

Trivantis

Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Lectora Online. by Lectora. Lectora Express - The Easy LMS. Lectora Talent Management. Lectora Mobile. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Lectora Online. Lectora Express - The Easy LMS. Lectora Mobile. by Lectora. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Lectora Online. Lectora Mobile. Forum.

Early Bird Discount Ends in 4 Days for Lectora User Conference

Trivantis

Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Lectora Online. by Lectora. Lectora Express - The Easy LMS. Lectora Talent Management. Lectora Mobile. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Forum.

ID and e-Learning Links (7/6/14)

Experiencing eLearning

8 Books To Read Before Your Next eLearning Project. I’ve only read one of these eight books. Lessons learned on what works for gamification: multiple levels, fun, variety, leaderboards, tangible rewards, virtual coaches, progress tracking, social connectivity. tags: e-learning tools captivate lectora Storyline articulate articulatestudio. A different reading list than many I’ve seen, with several selections outside of the main learning field.

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The Best of e-Learning in March

Trivantis

Take a look at them, and share your favorites on social! Books For Learning Designers To Read in 2014. The eLearning Coach, Connie Malamed, lists her picks for learning design books to read this year. Free Lectora Interaction Template. Social Learning Fear Factor.

The Best of eLearning in July 2015

Trivantis

This month’s Best of eLearning list includes articles on everything from new ideas for learning—like wearables and Snapchat—to how to speed up your eLearning development with Lectora® variables. Getting Social with Lectora. Toolbox Tip: Using Lectora Variables.

Nashville Notes: Closing Keynote – Ross Dawson

Trivantis

Welcome back to “Nashville Notes,” the blog series where we’re sharing notes and must-know details about the location and agenda for our most incredible user conference yet: the 2015 Lectora® User Conference !

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

Flexible rules and branching options enable complex, personalized and adaptive learning experiences; and the ability to use social polling, gamification and a whole host of interaction types provide plenty of opportunity to hook in learners. Lectora Inspire and Lectora Online.

9 Clever Elearning and EdTech Trends You Must Try

eLearning Brothers

With their most interactive library of assets — which contains eLearning games, interactions, layouts, scenarios, and skins for Adobe Captivate, Articaulte Storyline, Lectora, and PowerPoint. Books That Grow. Guest post by Gabbie Keegan.

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Elearning course software: 6 things to consider

Elucidat

Social elements – such as social polling. Book a free demo of Elucidat now. Lectora Inspire . Previously a desktop tool, Lectora just got a makeover. Lectora 3.0 Book a chat, or personalized demo with the Elucidat team.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Bill authored an acclaimed book on managing training outsourcing and has worked with companies such as IBM, Accenture, E&Y, Xerox, and others. This discussion includes a post talk book signing. We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Dreams do come true, kids.

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

Sharing your knowledge is as easy as sharing your latest picture through the social media. We sold our solution through a global network of partners to instructional designers, competing with tools like Articulate and Lectora.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

In October 2013, an eLearning Guild report showed the most common authoring tools were Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, and Trivantis Lectora, and those tools are still leaders in this market. Adobe Captivate and Lectora offer responsive design.

E-Learning Uncovered | Blog

E-learning Uncovered

Follow Us on Twitter Sign Up For Our Mailing List Subscribe to the RSS Feed Contact Us E-Learning Uncovered E-Learning Uncovered Home Concept to Execution Articulate Lectora Other Topics Blog Custom Development Review of Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

He is well known for his books , courses, writing, consulting, and talks on interactive learning, games, and gamification. He’s well known for his books , thought leadership, and conference speaking engagements. She is also the author of multiple eLearning books.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

She’s also the author of a new book by that same title– eLearning Department of One. One of the people who contributed to the book for me, I had seen a talk where she’s in a very similar situation to where I am, doing everything by herself.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Mass Chapter ISPI November Meeting

Learning Visions

How about Lectora, Camtasia, Raptivity, Atlantic Link or Mohive? eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7 See the book for more detail.).

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference

E-learning Uncovered

Using a subject/verb/object model, Tin Can can track learning experiences such as “ I read a book “ or “ I taught a course. Lectora has always been mobile-friendly because of its HTML output. ) If you aren’t familiar with HTML5 and what it means for e-learning, check out Judy Unrein’s great research report for the E-Learning Guild. Lectora 11 Coming Soon. Rod and I had the chance to go to Las Vegas last week for DevLearn 12.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Lists for the best books written in 1899 (right?), Lectora on the list? Everyone loves lists. best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools.

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

We’re excited about the possibilities of merging curation as a learning designer activity mashed up with the production of rich multimedia e-books that are, at best, learning program delivery tools, and at least job aids. We need to have a great way to facilitate online review of early e-learning builds that respects the social nature of that process. Today's interview in the Vision 2016 series is with Todd Kasenberg, Principal, Guiding Star Communications and Consulting.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7 See the book for more detail.).

Keynote Resources from #LUC2017

Kapp Notes

The Lectora 2017 Users Conference promises to be an exciting and engaging event. Here are some “mock” risk elements that can be placed into instruction: Starting over Social credibility Not solving the problem Losing (points, games, lives) Recognition.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Additional features include AI-driven daily content recommendations based on topics of interest, consumption patterns and social activity.

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Kapp Notes

The latest version of Adobe PhotoShop and Flash, Lectora, Adobe Captivate, Plateau (LMS), Adobe Connect, and Saba's Centra to name a few. Students are on Facebook and Twitter with faculty and have discussions about how to use social media for learning within organizations. From writing books to presenting at international conferences the faculty stay involved in the field and work hard to stay current with the latest theories and software.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

There are great tools with a short learning curve (for example, Adobe Captivate and Articulate Presenter) and tools with a longer learning curve that are really excellent (for example, Lectora, and Flashform). Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Everyone knows that the old way of doing things is just not working any more once you have any number of courses… doing your Instructor Guide and Student Guide in Word or FrameMaker, your Slides in PowerPoint or Keynote and your learning in Articulate or Lectora. Publishing Your Way to Content Success e-Books, Open Standards, and Content Formats RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

Responses varied, but this is what came back: Captivate Articulate Camtasia SnagIt Ning Fireworks Adobe Lectora Google And the eLearning Guild got a few mentions Granted, this was a moment in time on Twitter, so were probably talking about a particular sector of the universe that replied to my question.but.nonetheless.what stands out about this list? If I just take content creation and social media perspective - then why only Ning and what Google is doing there.

Here’s an idea to free college: 100% asynchronous based courses (self-paced), yeah e-learning

eLearning 24-7

How many times have you purchased a book, regardless if it is online or not, tied to a subject matter and then jumped around to find the information you need and focus on? It won’t match the power of say Storyline or Lectora, since they are authoring tool companies, whose primary focus is authoring. A book on the theory of nursing or how to do X in nursing isn’t going to be recalled or relevant when the person is a nurse or about to become one. .

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

Lectora , Articulate , Captivate , Rapid Intake ProForm , and many others are great tools. Social Networking/Bookmarking This is not so much a tool as it is a cultural shift in how we communicate and share. Goes without saying…get immersed in social networking.