MADCAP FLARE: Hyperlinks vs. Cross-References

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you look on Flare’s Insert ribbon, you’ll see one icon for Hyperlinks and another icon for a less familiar feature, the Cross-Reference. Also in the image below, notice that the topic has both a hyperlink and a cross-reference that seem to do the same thing: link users from one topic to another. The only solution is for you to change each hyperlink to a page reference by hand, which doesn’t even bear thinking about. by Neil Perlin.

Fewer Full-Sized Courses. More learning snacks, ePubs, Videos, and Reference Tools

Bottom-Line Performance

As tablets and phones enter the workplace, we also see clients getting excited by “just-in-time” access to ePubs and reference tools. Online Reference Tools replacing courses. ePubs and web-based reference tools offer a terrific alternative – at a fraction of the cost of eLearning course production. One of the top 10 hits on our blog site in 2012 was a blog about converting an Articulate course to an ePub using iBooks Author.


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Insights in a Nutshell: Converting Instructor Led Training into Engaging Online Learning Experiences

Infopro Learning

Converting your training materials into an online learning format is one of the most effective and easy ways you can remove training barriers for your employees. The good news is there are many ways organizations can convert the content from their ilt sessions into online learning.

How to convert your PowerPoint into online courses with isEazy


Why not take advantage of the knowledge that is already documented and convert PowerPoint into online courses with it? There are several ways to integrate your presentations into isEazy and convert your PowerPoint into an online course.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

project charter Whether you’re converting a curriculum from instructor- led to online, or building a new online or blended. team members to reference each. 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.

Performance Support Tools From Quick Reference Guides To Mobile Apps

Dashe & Thomson

Ranging from written (post-it notes, quick reference notes, etc.) Quick Reference Guides. A QRG is a piece of reference content that quickly gives the learner the information they need to keep working at the moment. New employees can be referred to training to provide insight into their new jobs. Implementing a mobile app replaced the service specialists’ need to refer to a textbook in their vehicles, offering an immediate, on-site, mobile solution.

How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

Given that Flash would become obsolete next year, there is a clear case to convert Flash-based content into HTML5 and make it usable for all platform types including mobile. When you convert Flash-based content into HTML5, you make it mobile-ready and more responsive such that it automatically adjusts on different mobile devices in terms of size and usability. Steps to convert Flash content to HTML5. Benefits of Converting Flash to HTML5.

Steps to Convert PPT into eLearning Using Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

In this blog we will go through the process of converting PowerPoint presentations (instructor-led training PPT deck) into interactive and engaging e-learning courses using the Html5 authoring tool Adobe captivate 2017. Step 1: Open the PowerPoint presentation that you want to convert into eLearning course. Step 6: The dialog box “Convert Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations” will appear. Reference link: [link].

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How to Convert Your Test Bank to Different LMS Formats

Hurix Digital

In this blog, we explore more about test banks, their benefits, why should educational institutes outsource their test bank conversion and the process of converting test banks to different LMS formats. Process of Converting Your Test Bank to Different LMS Formats.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 2: Convert and Create Content

Your Training Edge

In regard to converting existing content, the task is not as simple as dumping pages into an online learning management system or content builder application. “Wandering” content is somewhat more acceptable in traditional learning materials, because typically participants take the written materials with them as references. Think about a traditional textbook, with “pop outs”, tables, exhibits, and references.

Converting Short Term Memory to Long Term

Ed App

In this process, the information is stored, transformed, and reorganized with new reference points. The post Converting Short Term Memory to Long Term appeared first on EdApp Microlearning Blog. Learning and memory are closely linked.

Responsive eLearning with Captivate 2017 – Part 13: Converting non-responsive projects to responsive

Adobe Captivate

In this Part 13 of 14-part blog series, let’s learn how to convert your non-responsive projects to responsive. With the new Fluid Box responsive workflow in Adobe Captivate 2017, you can convert a non-responsive Captivate project created using version 8, 9, or 2017 to a fully responsive project. To learn more about the guidelines and best practices for converting the projects from non-responsive to responsive format, refer the following blog posts: Guidelines Part 1.

4 Tips to Convert Training Presentations into Engaging Online Courses

CommLab India

We often come across references such as ‘Death by PowerPoint’ and ‘PowerPoint Poisoning’, criticizing the bulleted lists and standardized, boring look of PowerPoint decks. With organizations now looking to convert classroom training material into online courses, how can we turn boring training presentations into engaging self-paced online courses ? eLearning Design Converting ILT to Online Courses

Converting Instructor-Led Training to Digital Learning


Instructional design expert Clare Dygert shares five key considerations for converting instructor-led training to digital learning. Whatever the reason, the client wants you to do your magic and convert the course to a less expensive, shorter, but more engaging digital version of itself. . Here are five key considerations for converting instructor-led training to digital learning while still giving learners a quality experience. .

mLearning Content Types - Level 4: Reference

mLearning Trends

Level 4: Reference Materials & Static Content NOTE: This is part 5 of 7 in a continuing series; please see earlier posts for more background information. Level 4 formats include content typically considered “reference” or supplemental material; it is not specifically learning-oriented, though it often accompanies ILT events or online learning courseware. Much of the Level 4 content is actually easy to prepare (or convert) from existing source materials (e.g.,

How to Convert XML to ePUB – A Step-by-step Guide

Hurix Digital

XML refers to Extensible Markup Language, which is essentially a text-based markup language derived from SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language). Why convert from XML to ePUB? Also Read: Best Ways to Convert Your PDF Files to XML. How to convert XML to ePUB?

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10 Benefits of Converting PDF to ePUB

Hurix Digital

And since all this is not possible with content in a PDF format, it builds the case to convert your PDF content into eBook format that is PDF to ePub. It is a dynamic format and is supported by technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3, which make it possible to hyperlink content with internal and external references. It is relatively easy to convert a PDF to ePUB using special software. Here are 10 benefits of converting files from PDF to ePUB.

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Learn How to Engage Traffic and Convert Prospects into Customers


We’re a marketing agency in London that knows how to drive traffic AND convert prospects.” – This is what the leading marketing agencies in London usually state and is mostly true. Let’s not forget, a lot of the time, prospects simply aren’t ready to convert. Tran. “We

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Converting classroom training: Adapting live performance for the small screen

Learning Pool

The same goes for converting classroom training to elearning; you’ll need to make yourself familiar with what’s possible and what’s been proven to be effective. What needs to be learning and what can be supporting reference material and resources (e.g.

5 Simple Ways to Convert Content into eLearning Material


The main task revolves around converting (tons of) faculty discipline-related content into the new eLearning platform. The remaining faculty is intensely aversive to the notion of converting their hard-researched “notes” (eLearning translation: content), into something that can be downloaded (shudders). How do you motivate the professors to convert their content (as simply as possible) into eLearning courses?

Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things


Convert ILT to eLearning. There is not a definitive metric for converting ILT seat time (the amount of time it takes a learner to complete the training) to eLearning seat time, but a general rule of thumb is every hour of ILT converts into 30 minutes of eLearning. The goal is to not convert your ILT info-dump to an eLearning info-dump. The rest of the content can be put into a reference tool like a job aid.

How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?

Origin Learning

With the help of the JTA excel sheet, as it is referred to, close to 1000 tasks were identified. By converting the spreadsheet process into an automated tool, the scope of coverage, search and other functionalities expanded. Therefore, by converting an existing JTA excel sheet – the primary point of capturing data, into a separate online tool – a level of progression in the context of learning could be achieved.

Top 10 Benefits Of Converting Your Instructor-Led Training To eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Today, several organizations are planning to convert their Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to online training (eLearning or mLearning). In this article, I highlight the top 10 benefits of converting your Instructor-Led Training to eLearning. Converting Your Instructor-Led Training To eLearning: 10 Benefits. Next, let me outline the top 10 benefits that you will see as you convert your ILT/Instructor-Led Training to eLearning.

Converting Text Variables to Number Variables – The Articulate Storyline Way

CommLab India

For a recent project, I had to convert text variables to number variables. Input the JavaScript code in the window; this will convert your text variable to a number variable. Step 4: Reference the Variable. Now we have to address the converted variable, i.e., the number variable. For that, you can go to “Insert”, click the “Reference” button and select the number variable.

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

CommLab India

It might seem that converting classroom training to e-learning is quite an easy task. Converting classroom content to the online format involves various considerations such as format of the course, technology support, and a resource person. The term e-learning refers to the use of technology to facilitate learning. How much to convert? While converting PowerPoint presentations , you might have only a few bullet points.

How to Quickly Convert PowerPoint into HTML5 Online Courses Using iSpring

CommLab India

You can convert your PowerPoint presentation into different formats, such as video, PDF, and XPS, with just a few clicks. However, if you want your PowerPoint deck to be compatible with a Learning Management System (LMS), you need to convert it into SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model). Let’s see the steps involved in converting PowerPoint decks into HTML5-based online courses using iSpring. Open the PowerPoint you wish to convert to a HTML5 online course.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. This blog provides you a step-by-step guide to convert your PowerPoint presentation to an e-learning course – right from organizing the content to uploading the course to a Learning Management System (LMS). Convert the PowerPoint to E-learning Using the Tool & Thoroughly Test the Output.

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Stop! Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things


Convert Classroom Content To eLearning. There is not a definitive metric for converting ILT seat time (the amount of time it takes a learner to complete the training) to eLearning seat time, but a general rule of thumb is every hour of ILT converts into 30 minutes of eLearning. The goal is to not convert your ILT info-dump to an eLearning info-dump. The rest of the content can be put into a reference tool like a job aid.

How to Easily Convert Large Manuals into Engaging E-learning Courses

CommLab India

Most organizations first start e-learning by converting their existing classroom materials and training manuals. This blog shares 6 simple steps for converting a large manual into an interesting online course. Gather all relevant material to be converted. You need to analyze what has to be converted and how much of each. You need to remember that converting an entire manual into a single e-learning course will not result in effective learning.

How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?


Cook raised an interesting question at the Instructional Design and eLearning Professionals' Group " How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?" Several professionals in the Learning industry want to convert their f2f courses into an eLearning format. In my opinion, they have convert their traditional courses to an electronic format. In this post I will present you the TOP 5 tips to Convert your Traditional Course into an eLearning format.

How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

A legacy e-learning course refers to an online course developed using Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML, JavaScript or earlier versions of rapid authoring tools. Hence, instead of junking old legacy courses, you should convert them so that they are on par with the recently developed courses. Converting a legacy course to the latest HTML5 can be a tricky process. iSpring : Capable of converting PowerPoint to HTML5 with just a click.

Reasons to Convert eLearning Into Micromodules

Ed App

It can also be used as a part of formal training when quick references are appreciated by trainees. The post Reasons to Convert eLearning Into Micromodules appeared first on EdApp Microlearning Blog. There is a popular adage that says, “good things come in small packages” This even holds validity in the eLearning industry when it comes to microlearning or bite-sized learning.

The DIY Guide to Converting Existing Content into an eLearning Course

SHIFT eLearning

Those new to creating eLearning courses will find this post useful in answering their questions and providing them with a checklist of things to consider during the process of converting existing content, which goes far beyond simply transferring content to an online format. Designers should refer to Bloom’s taxonomy , a theory that relates to the classification of different levels of cognitive learning.

4 Success Factors to Convert Classroom Training to E-learning

CommLab India

In this blog, I will share 4 such factors you need to consider when converting classroom training to e-learning. Success Factor 1: Identify if there is a need to convert: Identify if the organization really needs to convert classroom training programs to e-learning. Success Factor 2: Identify how much to convert: Not all content is equally important. When converting them to online learning courses, you need to identify what content is important and what is not.

Converting Corporate Speak into Plain Language

Take an e-Learning Break

Do you struggle converting "corporate speak"? Then check out this website: [link] [link] The site contains "how- tos ", references and examples. It's aimed at improving communications from the government to the public. I loved the before and after examples: [link] A word about "plain English." The phrase certainly shouldn't connote drab and dreary language. Actually, plain English is typically quite interesting to read.

Is Your Vendor Qualified to Convert ILT Material to E-learning?

CommLab India

But not many organizations specialize in developing online training; they look for a vendor who can convert their classroom training to e-learning. Are you looking for a reliable vendor who can meet your training requirements and convert your classroom training material to e-learning? Have experience in converting classroom training resources to e-learning courses for corporate companies. Willingness to share references and provide sample courses.

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Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Given that Flash will become obsolete by next year, it becomes imperative for publishers to migrate their existing eLearning content from Flash to HTML5 , which offers several benefits such as: Lower Development Costs: With HTML 5 you can use a single batch of code to convert your files from SWF to HTML5 files. Besides, by converting your Flash content into HTML5, you can integrate and synchronize the learning process for different devices.

Code of Conduct Training – Challenges in Converting Manual Resources to Online Training

CommLab India

Converting manual resources into e-learning courses comes with its own set of challenges. It is not about converting PowerPoint slides into an e-learning module or posting a recorded lecture online. Converting content that is already out of date will not serve any purpose. The ‘nice to know’ information can be given in the Resources through links to PDFs as job-aids that employees can refer to later at their convenience.

How to convert a project into a Hard copy in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

This acts as a reference guide in case learners wants to brush up their knowledge later. So let’s see how to convert an Articulate Storyline project into a Word document to take advantage of its benefits. . These options will help you convert the project into handouts. This is how you can convert an e-learning course developed in Articulate Storyline to a Word file. Did you know Articulate Storyline provides an option to publish eLearning courses into a Word document?

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5 Eternal eLearning Trends That Have Stood the Test of Time

Adobe Captivate

It was SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model) that started the trend of APIs within eLearning by allowing training and course content to be shared with other SCORM compliant systems. It was found that Flash courses could be converted to HTML5 courses, and thus began the trend of Flash to HTML5 conversion, which is a big thing, even today.