Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. The PowerPoint flash tools like Articulate Presenter are going to convert your PowerPoint content on each slide to a Flash movie file (.swf).

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. The PowerPoint flash tools like Articulate Presenter are going to convert your PowerPoint content on each slide to a Flash movie file (.swf).

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5 Essential Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

A manager I know works for a multibillion dollar company that has its own elearning group. However, when she needs to train her staff of about 200, she has no access to the elearning group’s resources. Without rapid elearning tools, she’d be hard pressed to offer her team the benefits of online learning. However, with rapid elearning tools she’s gone from no elearning to dozens of quick hit elearning courses.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. So they buy an authoring tool and quickly convert the content. The more courses they create, the more they realize they need to craft better learning experiences. I call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. It’s also a great framework for learning to build courses. I shared more detail in the post on building a roadmap to better rapid elearning.

A Simple Roadmap to Better Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about how to get started with building e-learning courses. I’m also a big advocate of participating in your learning community to build relationships and improve your skills. However, in today’s post I want to introduce a simple framework to help develop your elearning skills. Let’s start with what I like to call the “Rapid E-Learning Story.”. Then you publish it to quickly convert it from PowerPoint to Flash.

Do You Know the Answers to These Rapid E-Learning Questions?

Rapid eLearning

Recently I participated in an interview-style webinar for the E-Learning Guild. Today we’ll look at the rapid elearning questions. What is Rapid E-Learning? When I first started building courses it took a team to build them. In fact, I became a fan of the rapid authoring tools because they let me do much of the work myself. They enabled me to prototype and deliver elearning courses much faster than when using our multimedia team.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Rapid eLearning

TalentLMS

If you are an instructional technologist, you must have worked in a team where you seek the assistance of a project manager who orchestrates the graphic designer, the interactivity programmer, the SME and you, to create one course within the span of three to four months. Nothing “rapid” about that, as you can see. In this article, we will provide you with the skinny on rapid eLearning and how it makes an instructional designer a one-man-band.

The Ultimate Rapid eLearning Tips and Tricks Guide

TalentLMS

You need to develop and deliver training on a budget, with a small team, and in record time. And rapid learning may just be the solution you’re looking for. You’ve heard of “rapid learning” before. Because eLearning providers, and tools like the learning management system , have made it even more possible for instructional designers to develop and deliver engaging training programs with speed – and without advanced software skills.

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8 Ingenious Ways To Reuse eLearning Content With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

Infopro Learning

Do you need to refresh your eLearning course without going over budget? In this article, I’ll share 8 creative tips to reuse eLearning content with a rapid eLearning authoring tool. How To Reuse eLearning Content With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool. What do you get when you combine a database full of eLearning content with a robust rapid eLearning authoring tool? Create Webinar-Based eLearning Courses.

M-Learning 101: I’ll Take My Rapid E-Learning to Go

Rapid eLearning

The challenge for many people is figuring out what mobile learning is and what they can do to get started. The cool thing is that while you’re still figuring things out, it’s easy enough to stick your toes into the m-learning pool. In today’s post, I’ll share some simple tips to help you get started with mobile learning. You Already Have a Great Mobile Learning Tool. If you want to get started with mobile learning, all you need is PowerPoint.

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4 Pragmatic Strategies L&D Teams Must Use to Train Remote Workers with Limited Training Budgets

EI Design

In the midst of changing dynamics, disruption, impact on employees and businesses, and looming global recession, what strategies can help L&D teams? Then, I outline 4 pragmatic strategies that L&D teams can use to overcome these challenges and meet their mandate successfully.

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

77% of companies in the USA offer online training to improve the professional development of their employees, and the growth rate of this method of training is so rapid that it is expected to grow by 13% per year, up to 2017. Of all the companies that use e-learning, large companies hold a huge share of 30%. It’s quite simple if your team knows how to use PowerPoint. Here are 3 PowerPoint add-ins that help organizations develop interactive e-learning.

16 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 17

Upside Learning

Speaking of the iPad, the growth of mobile devices has led to an increase in social and informal learning. Know how you can evaluate this new form of learning effectively. Also, find interesting reads on eLearning and technology sprinkled finely throughout this post. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Here are 100 iPad Tips and Tricks from iPad Video Converter that will help you get the most out of your tab.

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The CoLab Podcast Ep. 1: What is online training?

Coassemble

My name is Ryan Macpherson , CEO and Co-Founder of Coassemble, the online training platform revolutionizing how teams train. The CoLab Podcast is the best business training advice from experts in the field on sharing knowledge and growing teams successfully at scale. G’day Mates!

Learn How to Build Effective E-Learning with this Free E-Book

Rapid eLearning

I’m not sure you noticed but we just updated the Insider’s Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. The first edition of the free e-book was released in 2007, and as you can imagine a lot has changed in our industry. How Has E-Learning Changed? In 2007, most of the options for creating interactive elearning required Flash. If you wanted to build courses, you were required to either learn Flash or hire a Flash programmer.

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eLearning automation: How to automate the elearning process to save time and money

Wizcabin

So, how can you save development time with elearning automation? Traditionally, L&D teams use dedicated resources and tools for course development. For each course, an SME creates content and the course is created by an eLearning developer using many available authoring tools. This not only affects the timeline for rollout and the budget, but it also takes a toll on the effectiveness of the eLearning courses. The learning curve. Elearning automation

Too Much Knowledge, Not Enough Time to Apply Learning

Vignettes Learning

Ken’s comments hit right smack into the heart of rapid e-learning. Most e-learning development is slow, not primarily because of poor technology or software or non-cooperative technology staff and team members. The tendency is to carry over or migrate the classroom training workbooks or subject matter expert’s ideas on what ought to be learned directly into e-learning without critical thinking.

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The CoLab Podcast Ep. 1: What is online training?

Coassemble

My name is Ryan Macpherson , CEO and Co-Founder of Coassemble, the online training platform revolutionizing how teams train. The CoLab Podcast is the best business training advice from experts in the field on sharing knowledge and growing teams successfully at scale. Ryan will also share his insights on proven methods & strategies that helped teams grow. What you’ll learn in today’s episode. Online training can be easy to make and deliver to your team.

Free Tools for Getting the Most out of this Blog

Rapid eLearning

It’s one of my favorite tools because it makes team collaboration and file syncing so easy. Listen to a Podcast of the Rapid E-Learning Blog. Hear a Blog offers a free service where they convert the blog posts to a podcast. It’s a great way to share all of this elearning goodness with your friends and family (especially children on long road trips). Let me tell you why and how it relates to elearning design.

3 Ways to Make Static Content Interactive

Rapid eLearning

Exploratory E-learning Interaction. Meet the Team E-Learning Interaction. However, the single image could be used to click on a character to glean more content such as a “meet the team” activity. Business Collage E-Learning Interaction.

10 Best eLearning Authoring Tools

ProProfs

Corporate eLearning has grown by an impressive 900% in the last 16 years. The global eLearning market is projected to reach $325 billion by 2025. These numbers indicate only one thing – the eLearning industry is only gaining ground with time. Responsive eLearning.

Engaging Technical eLearning – Tips on Design and Delivery

Vignettes Learning

[Please add your comments below] Engineer’s and Technical Writer’s View Oft entimes, my development team works to help clients convert technical traini ng into eLearning. Here are some tips and ideas to help you convert technical content into engaging eLearning programs. Once unbundled, we set ourselves free to think of our content in various delivery formats, e.g. classroom, slideshows, and then mobile learning.

Do You Have the Skills to Succeed?

Rapid eLearning

In a recent post, I shared my recent webinar with the E-Learning Guild and some of the conversation we had around rapid elearning. Rapid E-Learning Developers Wear Many Hats. When I first started with elearning we’d have a team of people working on projects. While today’s software has made the job easier, but it’s also made it more challenging for the person who has to develop and deliver elearning courses.

Create a Gamified E-learning Template

Rapid eLearning

Many of us are challenged to convert our linear content into something more interactive and engaging. We started with a nice clean template designed to meet the team. It’s interactive, in the sense that you click to learn about each team member. In our activity, we used the template as a mechanism to interview team members and collect information to make the right decisions. Gamified Learning Challenge. They do this by interviewing the team members.

Here Are Your E-learning Tips for 2017

Rapid eLearning

In 2007, when Flash was king, I stated that the e-learning tools would evolve and become easier to use. You’d no longer need to learn specialized skills like Flash and ActionScript. The key point was that it didn’t matter what underlying technology drove the content, the next generation course designer could build e-elearning with no programming skills required. Catching the Rapid E-Learning Bug. Do you have any e-learning goals?

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Unlocked Learning—how to evolve your learning content

Coassemble

The best part of training is delivering engaging content that creates real results for your team. With enough time, creating rich and powerful learning content can be done by anyone. But what if you wanted to create engaging training content rapidly without sacrificing quality?

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Anatomy of a PLE - Learning with e’s , July 11, 2010.

3 Easy Ways to Create Silhouette Characters

Rapid eLearning

The stock characters are treated like a team of improv performers. In today’s post, I’m going to show you some easy ways to create and use these characters in your elearning courses. You can learn more about that in this post on working with grouped clip art. If you can’t find the silhouette’s that you want, why not take a different clip art image and convert it to a silhouette image? To learn more, search how silhouettes are used in advertising and print media.

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Snap! by Lectora Review

Integrated Learnings

Recently Trivantis, makers of the eLearning development program Lectora, announced the release of Snap! Primarily it is a PowerPoint to Flash conversion tool with additional features for eLearning development such as narration recording , quiz assessments , and LMS publishing. This allows users to easily convert new or existing PowerPoint presentations into rapid eLearning courses. Trivantis' marketing team has put together this chart. By Joseph Suarez.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. My experience is mainly in development of self-paced eLearning for the corporate market.) In the December 10, 2007 edition of The eLearning Guilds Learning Solutions magazine, Reuben Tozman (President and founder of edCetra Training ) gets into this topic in The Next Generation of Instructional Designers. Most of the technical stuff, I leave to the production team.

National Safe Work Month: How Online Training Puts Safety First

Litmos

Here in Melbourne, where I’m writing from, the SAP Litmos team of Learning Designers has been working from home since March with perhaps more clarity than ever before about why it’s so important to get work health and safety training just right.

What are L&D leaders using to teach employees ? stats from our authoring tool

Ed App

Not long ago, L&D teams had to develop everything : instructional design, coding, building custom software, you name it. Now, with the advent of new technologies, L&D teams can focus on content creation instead of getting lost in a maze of code and design.

What are L&D leaders using to teach employees ? stats from our authoring tool

Ed App

Not long ago, L&D teams had to develop everything : instructional design, coding, building custom software, you name it. Now, with the advent of new technologies, L&D teams can focus on content creation instead of getting lost in a maze of code and design.

9 Features to Consider While Choosing the Best eLearning Tool

Hurix Digital

It is important for the learning and development team in an enterprise to have suitable eLearning creation tools that can fulfill their business requirements. Importance of selecting the right eLearning creation tool for your business.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

The pace is getting faster and companies are looking for employees who can think on their feet, learn as they go and absorb information flying at them from multiple directions. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Secret New PowerPoint Stuff in Office 365 See all the amazing things you can now do with PowerPoint to bring your presentations, elearning, and other content to life, by telling visual stories in an engaging and interactive way.

How to Avoid These Three Pain Points for Online Learning

Rapid eLearning

The other day someone asked what I thought the three top pain points were for online training or elearning. Here are some of the issues I find most challenging with elearning. E-Learning Pain Point #1: Courses are Boring. Then convert the bullet points into more meaningful content. Ideally you’re able to align the content and learning objectives to the appropriate activities. E-Learning Pain Point #2: Developers Have Limited Skills & Resources.

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Sales Training Tips – Know How You Can Help Your Sales Reps Sell More

CommLab India

These materials, if converted to online resources and given access to at the point of sale, can help the sales rep in closing the deal. With rapid e-learning authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Lectora Inspire, etc., the materials can be converted quickly to online resources. This enables the sales team search and access the material they need for their specific sales situations. Sales reps are critical to the success of any organization.

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Live in NY! It’s Kineo…

Learning Visions

Wednesday, November 10, Kineo hosted a live workshop in New York on rapid eLearning in the Enterprise. Here’s some of what people shared: I’m a one-stop-shop – how do I learn more about tools? Our sales team just wants text messages. Our challenge is creating eLearning for teachers when they can’t install anything on their computers. That is often the closest to a learning model that most interactive designers get. (A

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The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

mLearning Revolution

I still remember my excitement six years ago when I received an email from Karl Matthews, then Director of Product Management at Adobe, asking me if I wanted to join his team as Product Evangelist for FrameMaker, RoboHelp and Captivate. For the past 6 years, I have had the incredible opportunity to work on some great Adobe products, including the launch of two Adobe Suites, Technical Communication Suite and eLearning Suite. eLearning featured

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Another great month for eLearning content. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. Post from: The eLearning Coach 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory. What tools should we learn?

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