Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In a previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters (a mentor and mentee or learning character) to deliver eLearning content. Listen to conversations where someone is explaining something.

Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In the previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters to deliver eLearning content. In this post, I’ll explain how to write and structure the conversation. My next post will discuss options for multimedia with conversation-driven elearning. Your character needs new skills: how to respond to customer objections, how to motivate students, or how to get a slipping project back on track.


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A Conversation with Álvaro Mas of Hooptap

Kapp Notes

The other day, I had a wonderful Skype conversation with Álvaro Mas, business developer at Hooptap. Here is some of that interesting conversation. Hooptap tracks completion of progress for the learner. Our product also enables data synchronization and integrates specific communications with external environments to reward any action you can track inside or outside the platform.

Keeping Our Learners on Track During COVID-19

General Assembly

For real time updates, please refer to comprehensive resources prepared by the World Health Organization and your national health authorities: U.S.: First, thank you for being a part of the General Assembly community.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. be referred back to at any time. Conversely, a health. Track and Analyze Exactly.

Tracking sentiments

Learning with 'e's

This is what I sometimes refer to as 'baggonising' and it's something I am becoming increasingly familiar with. This is known as sentiment tracking, a method that may well come in useful in education in the future. The Twitter example above is a very primitive form of Sentiment Tracking and Analysis (also known as opinion mining). Several tools are available for sentiment tracking on Twitter and other social media channels. How does sentiment tracking work?

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel


Now here are the highlights from our conversation. Austin: There are three, which we like to refer to as the “3 E’s” (Engagement, Ease-of-Use and Effectiveness): The Learner interface (native app or web-based player) — Engagement. All learning activity is tracked by mLevel and accessible via a series of real-time dashboards that track program completion, learner engagement, knowledge acquisition, knowledge and skills gaps, and question performance.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Now here are the highlights from our conversation. Austin: There are three, which we like to refer to as the “3 E’s” (Engagement, Ease-of-Use and Effectiveness): The Learner interface (native app or web-based player) — Engagement. All learning activity is tracked by mLevel and accessible via a series of real-time dashboards that track program completion, learner engagement, knowledge acquisition, knowledge and skills gaps, and question performance.

Empower your lessons with audio and video tracks


But when the expert refers to the slide number one, you come to the horrible realization: you cannot see the slides. To make it easier for you to improve the current courses, we made it possible to add the video and audio tracks in the minor edits mode , so that you will not lose the current completion rates. Click the Add video/audio track icon on the dark bar on the left.

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Developing Alternative, Non-Management “Guru” Tracks


Alternative, Non-Management “Guru” Tracks. This is where specialized alternative tracks come into play. Alternative tracks are just that – an alternative to management roles. Many refer to specialist, alternative tracks as the “guru” track. Guru tracks have become especially popular in Silicon Valley in recent years. Like management tracks, advancements and promotions are clearly delineated and goals are readily defined.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

to be tracked, and how. • Conversely, if you choose. team members to reference each. conversation. measure and track some real data to help. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. Results-Driven.

How Experience API (xAPI) - Tin Can API Tracks Informal Learning

Designing Digitally

A system that tracks learning can take informal, social learning, or experiences in the real world and include those events alongside formal ones. Description: Experience API (xAPI), also referred to as the Tin Can API, advances the learning context commonly restricted in standard environments and allows for tracking informal learning events. The individual learner is also able to keep track of his own learning information.

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ILT To E-learning Conversion: Why It Works For Code of Conduct Training!

CommLab India

For example, if an employee wants to know the guidelines of E-mail and Internet usage, he can quickly refer the e-learning module that deals with that topic. Provides tracking facility. E-learning courses, when hosted on a Learning Management System (LMS), can be tracked easily. Do you think the Code of Conduct (CoC) training in your organization has taken a backseat? If yes, you can revamp and revive it.

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A Tale of Two Seminars: FUN Compliance Training and Virtually Real Conversations

ThinkingKap Solutions

In many cases, it isn’t realistic for them to memorize the policies, but more so to be able to access them when needed to reference against a current situation. The firewall course used our VR Conversations ( Virtually Real Conversations) technique to bring the narrator to life. This techniques is really the heart and soul of the VR Conversations strategy.

How to Get More Website Traffic and Conversions through Better Messaging, Positioning, Landing Page Optimization, Multi Channel Marketing, and PPC with Pedro Cortés


We dive into how to get more website traffic and conversions through better messaging, positioning, landing page optimization, multi channel marketing, and PPC with Pedro Cortés in this LMScast episode hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Conversion is the process of having a lead take action on a specific step when they visit a page on your website. Like copywriting or conversion optimization or funnels and marketing. Chris Badgett: And how about conversion?

Blogs, Community and Discussion Tracking - What's Really Needed

Tony Karrer

I received some great questions from Christy Tucker in reference to my recent post Types of Blog Discussions I have started using CoComment based on your mention of it a while back. Having the comment threads in Google Reader with everything else makes it much easier for me to keep track of. Consider if you wanted to track the Five Things Meme as it worked it's way through the blogosphere. Theoretically, Meme Tracking should help you be able to track this meme.

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

In case you don’t have, the conversion will not be possible. Create a Cross-Reference List: Once you have evaluated your eLearning content and earmarked the part you wish to convert, create a cross-reference list that will help you track the conversion process. Once you have them, check whether your existing development tools can do the conversion. The steps to conversion are as follows: Export your SWF files into the LMS for preview.

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Once you have evaluated and earmarked the Flash content that you wish to convert into HTML5, the next step is to create a cross-reference list that will help you track your conversion process. Why the rush to convert Flash to HTML5?

How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

If not, it is a good idea to retire the course, program, asset or app; and if yes, determine whether you wish to convert the published content to HTML5; rebuild or redesign it from the start; or salvage a portion for conversion and the rest for redesigning. For content that you wish to reconvert, it is a good idea to create a cross-reference list for tracking the conversion process.

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

If all these numbers make you wish for a reference guide, James Huggins answers How Much Data Is That? Tim O’Reilly recently stated in a Google+ conversation : Companies that have massive amounts of data without massive amounts of clue are going to be displaced by startups that have less data but more clue. A Web-based application to use your computer’s camera to track your emotions over time to identify what portions of an advertisement you found amusing.

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5 Types of Course Conversions You Can Do with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

From simple PowerPoint to e-learning conversions, to the complex Flash to HTML5 conversions, it can handle anything you throw at it. SCORM is an acronym for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model.” These resources can be made SCORM compliant, to track the completion status, number of times learners accessed the resources, time spent on these resources, etc.

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Once you have evaluated and earmarked the Flash content that you wish to convert into HTML5, the next step is to create a cross-reference list that will help you track your conversion process. Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion.

5 Questions to Ask Before Converting Classroom Content to E-Learning

CommLab India

So, before starting on with the conversion process, there are a few questions to be answered. The term e-learning refers to the use of technology to facilitate learning. It is to be decided at the beginning of conversion whether all the content or just part of the content are to be converted to e-learning. You should also track the training progress and evaluate both the learners and the training program. Learning Technology Classroom to eLearning conversion

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

You can of course also track traditional elearning with xAPI.” -@AWerkenthin. StephenPVictor tweeted that “xAPI allows you track a lot more learning activities than SCORM does. It’s no wonder that many times conversations about gamification often include heavy doses of xAPI. DuncanWIV “Being able to track any event, application use, control systems data etc provides new capability for predictive analytics. AWerkenthin led the conversation for this question. “We

Dilemma of author-educators migrating to story-based eLearning design

Vignettes Learning

Allow me to use myself as reference to explain further the said ‘dilemma’. Tracking Learning Trends , I wrote: “In the 18th century, education, learning and training have focused on thought or knowledge retention. Reference: Jimenez, Ray, Ph.D., Tracking Learning Trends Ray Jimenez, PhD. Our belief: At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive.

eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

The LRS is meant to track activity both on and off the LMS. This way whether a learner completes a task online, attends a live session, or even has a conversation with a mentor or supervisor, the tasks can all be recorded as activity statements, and tracked. Personalization refers to career support and development, rather than just taking one off training courses. As previously stated, xAPI is an important part of tracking offline activities.

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Put the elements of viral videos in eLearning story design

Vignettes Learning

Related blogs : Creating Engaging Technical eLearning - Move Learners to Tears Lincoln, the Storyteller Reference : Researchers Peek at the Structure of the Viral Internet Microsoft shows how it tracked the spread of more than 1.4 gamification ray jimenez scenario-based critical thinking scenarios vignettes narrative storytelling content development Interactivity stories instructional design conversations eLearning

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Close the Sale With Quality Content


Sales leaders know that it’s vital to start with an honest conversation and be ready to improvise , rather than relying on rigid sales scripts and outdated resources during an important sales dialogue. But no matter how natural the conversation, sales teams will always need reference materials and other sales enablement resources to close the deal. Keep branding consistent across all of your internal reference materials.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

Many people talk about stats that refer to the massive adoption of mobile devices, the impact of devices in our daily life and so on. At Bottom-Line Performance, we often refer the uptake of mobile learning tools and uptake as slow and steady rather than a sudden spike. This has helped me not only to introduce new approaches to design and information organization but also to start conversations about the need of envisioning mobile learning solutions. Mayra Aixa Villar.

What L&D Professionals Should Know About Tin Can API

Upside Learning

That’s primarily because it has the potential to change the paradigms of workplace learning by tracking and recording learner data outside the traditional elearning environment. I had numerous one-on-one conversations with my colleagues as well as peers in other organizations. Not one of these various forums/media of learning can be tracked by an LMS, yet it can’t be denied that these are effective learning methods. It’s great for tracking: Mobile Learning.


Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content


Authoring tools refer to web-based e-learning and are designed for particular styles of learning, file formats, delivery platforms, production workflows and eLearning standards.

12 Sales Coaching Tools for Onboarding and Upskilling Sales Reps


Direct feedback tools are what most people are referring to when they think of sales coaching tools. Some feedback tools will even assist in the sale by surfacing relevant product information for the rep to reference as the software listens to the conversation for relevant keywords.

How to Quench Your Learner’s “5 Moments of Need” with mLearning

Infopro Learning

The quick-access library of reference tools, modules and video bites is essential for scaffolding knowledge application without taking the learner out of their work environment. By making quick-reference guides, common mistakes, reminders and warnings accessible via cell phone or tablet, employees can easily search for information about what could’ve gone wrong and figure out how to make things right.

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

Track content consumption with rich analytics. It’s important that you’ve prepared for those conversations and are ready to also receive feedback from your team. “ Heart, leaves, foliage ” by Bianca Mentil is licensed by Pixabay.

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Mobile Learning: Taking Learning Where They Are

JCA Solutions

They also tracked browsing habits. Change the style of delivery to a more informal, conversational communication. Make it a quick easy reference they can use on the fly and you will keep them engaged and working. Mobile Learning is Not Just the Latest Fad. In Training, Learning, and Development there are trends that come and trends that go. Some are a flash in the pan. Others never quite live up to their promise. Still others are just way off base.

Cater to Your Employees’ Learning Styles with an LMS


Depending upon personal preferences and abilities, people have traditionally been referred to as kinesthetic learners, visual learners and auditory learners. However, eLearning, also referred to as online learning, makes this easy. Conversely, formal social learning is exemplified in online group discussions that are moderated and guided by an instructor. A high-quality social learning management system can put both a company and its workforce on the fast track to success.

Time Estimates for E-Learning Development

Experiencing eLearning

I find it helpful to refer clients to these sources, especially if they think training development should take barely any time. I also track my own time for every project I create, so I can compare my actual numbers to the benchmarks. I use a time tracking template that lets me analyze my time on different tasks and projects. I’ll assume less than that because it’s a conversion and a lot of analysis has already been done with the face-to-face version.

iFEST has gone virtual and we’ll be ‘there’

Rustici Software

All keynote sessions and panel discussions will also be available on-demand after the event for continued reference. As an added bonus, iFEST will be using xAPI to track attendee engagement and populate leaderboards.

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3 Ways Technology Helps Modern Sales Teams Sell More, Better


Mobile technology allows sales teams to access reference materials from wherever they are, which then allows the sales dialogue to continue organically without interruptions. In years past, a sales rep would have stopped the conversation to go speak to the IT team or a product engineer in order to find the answer to a tricky question about product pricing or features. The right arsenal of technology and valuable tools keeps your team on track and competitive.

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On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

They allow organizations to track and mine training data on a large scale to improve training results, discover relationships between variables, customize training programs, and predict training effectiveness. You are probably already familiar with the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, or SCORM, which is a specification that allows learning management systems (LMSs) to track e-learning user activities. Now be honest: Can your current tracking system do that?