How to Create Online Training Simulations the Right Way [Infographic]

CommLab India

Simulations are an ideal choice for any business organization to train employees on procedures or impart a new skill. Simulations enable learners practice and master their skills in a risk-free environment. But, how can we create effective online simulations to train employees?

Control the Geek and use Wisely

Learning Developments

Studying and putting new technologies into action is a great way to learn it; however, just because a technology is new and cool, does not mean it should be the solution to your business need. Just because Articulate is easy to use and creates cool eLearning projects, doesn't mean we should use it to do a true to life software simulation. We need to first diagnosis the business need, then pull from our experience with new technologies to suggest the best solution.

A Learning Interaction Look-up Table

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Build guided adaptive scenarios, explorative branching simulations, immersion learning situations and whiteboard simulations Click Raptivity Standard 3 technical training -overview visuals, flow diagrams and software simulations. Here is the quick learning interaction look-up table I promised in an earlier post for instructional designers to locate some of the best examples of the various types of ready-made interactive elements.

Control the Geek and use Wisely

Learning Developments

Studying and putting new technologies into action is a great way to learn it; however, just because a technology is new and cool, does not mean it should be the solution to your business need. Just because Articulate is easy to use and creates cool eLearning projects, doesn't mean we should use it to do a true to life software simulation. We need to first diagnosis the business need, then pull from our experience with new technologies to suggest the best solution.

Articulate Storyline: A Complete Failure?

LearnDash

I record software simulations in Captivate and present content/process information in Articulate. For those of you that haven't heard, Articulate has came up with a new eLearning authoring tool called Storyline.

Free Webinar Series: Learn to Use Articulate Storyline

Take an e-Learning Break

With ArticulateStoryline you can experience the simplicity of working in a familiar interfaceand the power of creating more than click-and-read eLearning…all at the speedof business. TUE, April 3: GettingStarted with Articulate Storyline THURS, April 26: CreateInteractive Software Simulations with Articulate Storyline THURS, May 31: InteractiveE-Learning Made Easy with Articulate Storyline WED, July 11: How to Create Interactive Scenarios inArticulate Storyline

5 Best Practices to Create Online Training Simulations

CommLab India

Many organizations around the world have already tapped into the training potential offered by online training simulations. They are an ideal choice for any business organization where people have to follow procedures or learn a new trade or skill to be effective in the job they do.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Today, I will walk you through the features of three widely-used rapid authoring tools which will help you with deciding the right tool depending on your business requirements: Articulate Storyline.

How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

A video’s accessibility makes it extremely attractive to a busy employee trying to juggle the demands of life. Software simulations. Most companies constantly develop new software applications. A great way to disperse software simulations to employees is through video.

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

CommLab India

Limited interactivity can be used to teach principles such as compliance training and non-complex business problems. It involves a problem-based approach where real world business problems that need authentic representation and sophisticated practice are addressed.

Three skills to acquire (Captivate newbies)

Adobe Captivate

Moreover I am busy as a Consultant and a Trainer (for Captivate and other Adobe applications), both in live and online classes. A theme includes all object styles, master slides, skin and defaults for software simulations. Intro.

E-learning Development Software that Add Zing to Simulations

CommLab India

To overcome this problem, corporate training has turned to simulations which help the learner experiment in situations that are as close to real life as possible. Simulations support the idea of learning by doing. Software-based simulations for IT training.

Sales Training Best Practices: Providing a 360 Degree View of Your Customer

CommLab India

Provide insights into the customers’ business partners. The report by the Aberdeen Group points out it is very essential to provide the big picture of the customer, which includes information about its business associates. How can you impart good training to your sales folk?

The Next Generation of E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Easily Edit Screencasts & Software Simulations. At a previous company I had to build a lot of interactive software simulations. One of the things I truly enjoy about Storyline’s software simulation is the way editing works.

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How to Make People Love Your eLearning

ThinkingKap Solutions

One of the activities was supposed to simulate a group brainstorming session. For the eLearning, we simulated the descriptions written by other users. International culture training that graded performance on each business trip. Software Training. Simulations.

ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

Most of us have seen business sponsors' eyes glaze over when full project plans are introduced. Sometimes the business need warrants a more formal model approach; other times rushing to production is a necessity. It's during this phase that we define an organization's true business need and determine whether or not that need can be resolved via training. If there is no Analysis, then it's likely that an initiative won't satisfy the true business need. By Jay Lambert.

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How to Create an E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

Identify a few common course types such as interactive scenarios, compliance training, software simulations, etc. You’ll notice that some went with their names and some created a business name.

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

With a host of e-learning authoring tools available, choosing the apt authoring tool for your business requirement is not an easy task. Create Stunning Software Simulations with Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate helps you create high end simulations in online learning.

Top 21 Online Learning Websites You Should Know About

CommLab India

Cathy Moore is a “fellow enemy of boring training” She is globally recognized for her passion to improve business performance through her innovative designs. Adobe Captivate is often seen as the leading ‘ Screen casting ‘ software by the e-learning community.

How to Make People Love Your eLearning

ThinkingKap Solutions

One of the activities was supposed to simulate a group brainstorming session. For the eLearning, we simulated the descriptions written by other users. International culture training that graded performance on each business trip. Software Training. Simulations.

End-user Training Strategies for the Two ERP Implementation Approaches

CommLab India

This approach can be phased in different ways based on the ERP modules, organization’s business units, or its geographic locations. These functions can later be delivered as online software simulations to ensure hands-on training.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Since the birth of elearning, a pair of innovative software giants have carved out their place as industry favorites: Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. Storyline 360 is a desktop-based, “PowerPoint style” tool that requires a software download, and it’s only accessible on Windows.

Profile of a learning architect: Bill Sawyer

Clive on Learning

A rapidly-changing technical environment, with less than a year between major software releases, means that design times are highly constrained and that the courses themselves have a short shelf life.

What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like software simulations, the practice court is a safe environment in which to try new skills and strategies, without fear of negative repercussion.

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Top 5 E-Books on Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Record a software simulation. Captivate can also be used to create simulations of software products of high quality. E-Book 5: Authoring Tools That Address Your 5 Biggest Business Challenges.

Seven Critical Success Factors forERP Training

CommLab India

ERP implementation projects require large scale training programs to equip your employees on the newly introduced software in your organization. In the initial stages, Finance, HR, and other functional heads need to be trained on the ERP software.

eLearning in the Workplace

TalentLMS

Information technology systems are used to develop business infrastructure and conduct operational protocols like CRM, Finance and Human Resources. eLearning has become the cornerstone of education services to the mobile and the busy employee.

Five Secret Mantras to Create Successful Online Simulations

CommLab India

Simulations in e-learning are not a recent development, but what’s new is the way they are being used in various contexts of online training. The approach to designing simulations, however, is something that’s widely misunderstood. Make sure your simulation is more than a replication.

Building the Leader of the Future

CLO Magazine

in 1996, the veteran technology entrepreneur led the company’s growth into a global powerhouse by supplying the routers, switches, software and networking products that form the infrastructure of the internet economy. By almost any measure, Scott Kriens was a successful leader.

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Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

I don’t find developing software simulations to be particularly rewarding, for example, because there often isn’t a ton of creativity. If you start from a business problem, you should be able to show the results of training—increased sales, fewer errors, etc.

Creating Courses for Adult Learners

Adobe Captivate

A Software simulation (by him). You also need to understand that we all process information differently and you may need to create many versions or branching of your courses to allow for the requirements of the learning in their role in the business. Designing for Adult Learners.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

What will help best meet your audience and business needs…simple or sophisticated learning experiences? The desktop-based HTML5 authoring platform requires a software download initially and is available on both Windows and Mac, encompassing a classic user-friendly PowerPoint interface.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Since the birth of elearning, a pair of innovative software giants have carved out their place as industry favorites: Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. But with the rise of modern cloud-based authoring software, many learning managers and designers are looking for a resolution to the contemporary learning pains that come from desktop-based authoring tools. Consequently, the most common and effective uses of the two are software simulation and animation-based courses.

Capitalize on Blended Learning to Deliver Top Notch ERP End-user Training

CommLab India

ERP implementation involves complex processes and business process reengineering (BPR) and change management issues. To train your end-users or employees effectively on new the ERP software, you need a blended training approach. End-user Training with Watch-Try-Do Simulations.

2013 Innovation — Division 2

CLO Magazine

Videos are available on a range of topics, including how-to information and business acumen from company leaders. Higher-level thinking skills, such as business savvy and consulting capabilities, are vital to the organization in the new climate. Deltek created new courses that included more hands-on learning and options for reinforcement, using technology such as software simulation tools and screencast videos to enhance the new approach.

Profile of a learning architect: Julie Wedgwood

Clive on Learning

They didn’t realise that training could have a positive impact on their business or that effective training could make people feel good about their organisation.” Here they could also access short screencasts created using the free software tool Jing.

The top LMS companies in Dubai that could be a great eLearning solution for your company

Paradiso

This helps you decide whether it’s a good idea to opt for that software company or not. For this reason, a top LMS must be a fully customizable learning management system, which can be tailor-made to fit your exact business needs.