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7 PDF Tools for eLearning Professionals

DigitalChalk eLearning

Sometimes your online course PDF files can get a bit out of hand. Instead of wasting your time and resources on unsuccessful PDF editing, check out these great PDF tools. These tools can help you easily modify, convert, or view any PDF file. What PDF tools do you use?

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Linkedin Learning Product Review

eLearning 24-7

Administration back-end – Navigation is good, some of the features such as Best Practices from LinkedIn Learning is illogical (especially since in my test, because only one best practice had anything of use for the administrator (from the product or value add standpoint).

Serious Games for Customer Success

Enable Education

Ever thought of including online games as a part of your customer education materials? However, as many product and services companies are finding, games are not only a useful tool in training internally, but are also an effective way to reach consumers. Generally speaking, treating customers as learners can build a large amount of trust, and can also maximize their usage of your products, and encourage repeat business. So, why create video games to educate customers?

XML Workflow: The New Content Process Publishers Need

Magic EdTech

XML also allows publishers to easily repurpose content for other products such as collections of articles or custom products. All deliverables are created and passed through the editing and production cycle as one XML file.

Agile Microlearning Explained

transformations lead to new solutions, advanced ideas, and increased productivity and profit. platforms are designed around a one-and-done usage pattern, which can decrease learner engagement. may be a Topic, and Designing a Secure Password may be a Concept.

Product Review: Litmos LMS

eLearning 24-7

Can create custom themes within the system, all the way down to the color of the mouse click “hover&#. Lots of options, because reference materials, no longer have to be PDF, word docs or excel files. So what makes a Lite LMS different from a Standard LMS?

How to use an LMS for product training

LearnUpon

You may currently run product training in person or through webinars, however, if you want to scale your product training efforts you’ll need to use an LMS. Without an LMS, managing product training can become a real challenge, especially at scale. Product training.

Whom Should You Outsource Healthcare Product Training To?

CommLab India

“The important thing about outsourcing or global sourcing is that it becomes a very powerful tool to leverage talent, improve productivity and reduce work cycles.” In this environment, training, sales teams on every new product is a big challenge for Jason.

Product Review: Cornerstone OnDemand

eLearning 24-7

The hype on the product was huge, after all, the company’s revenue has increased significantly over the past two years. Search Connect – their search capability within the product. Product in general. You can customize it with your own look and feel.

Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time

CommLab India

What is your best option when it comes to developing a custom online training module in minimum time? However, rapid e-learning mostly means the quick production of e-learning courses without the use of complicated programming software or techniques. eLearning Design Custom eLearning

MagicBoxTM is Exhibiting at ISTE 2019

MagicBox

Attendees : Ang’john Ferreri , AVP, Product Sales, Hemant Gautam , Senior Consultant for Digital Strategy. Over 500 leading companies and 1,400 industry reps will showcase the latest Ed-tech products and services in this massive annual expo event.

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

And so are many of your potential customers! When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings. When the PDF is produced, check yet again the size of the pages.

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Streamlining Your E-Learning Production Process for Efficiency—Q&A

E-learning Uncovered

Diane and I had the pleasure of sharing some ways we have streamlined our production process in last week’s “Best of DevLearn” Webinar presented by The eLearning Guild, which you can view here. How to map out your production process at both a macro and micro level.

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

And so are many of your potential customers! When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings. I used BullZip’s free PDF Printer ; if you do too, I recommend picking “Flate” for your image compression and “Prepress” for the output quality. When the PDF is produced, check yet again the size of the pages. Because it’s a physical product, the book is printed on demand.

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Time Estimates for eLearning Development

Experiencing eLearning

Front End Analysis: 9% Instructional Design: 13% Storyboarding: 11% Graphic Production: 12% Video Production: 6% Audio Production: 6% Authoring/Programming: 18% QA Testing: 6% Project Management: 6% SME/Stakeholder Reviews: 6% Pilot Test: 4% Other: 1%.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Every week I include a few design resources and useful tools in my Learning, Design, and Technology newsletter. Design & Content Creation. Illustrations & Design Elements. No S**t is a nice list of free resources for your design projects. Files.Design – Professional resources for digital designers including templates, sounds and other files made by Great Simple Studio. The 70 Best Fonts for designers 2018. The Affinity Designer 1.7

Using Video in Training: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

The Learning Dispatch

Fortunately, high production values seems to have little impact on video watching or learning engagement. High production values might be worth the extra cost. It’s a lot easier to avoid recording audio hiss than it is to clean it up in post-production.

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LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS SUCCESS STORY AT FOCUSON LEARNING 2016

Learnnovators

The session started off by defining the problem statement, going on to describe the thinking and the design process that led to the forming of the solution. It also covered the practical considerations and other constraints that were taken into account during the design phase.

Innovative LMS Features: Real or Hype?

Talented Learning

Artificial intelligence , machine learning, content curation, interactive learning experiences, analytics dashboards , mobile-first design, digital badges, credentialing, virtual reality, augmented reality, in-app guidance –gulp- the list of mind-blowing capabilities seems endless.

Learnnovators Wins GOLD @ Brandon Hall Excellence Awards

Learnnovators

This award is in recognition of a unique and innovative solution titled MPSS that we designed and developed for our client MTAB. Here’s an overview of how this solution came into existence: Customer Pain Points. Apps for scanning QR codes, playing videos and viewing PDF files.

Training Reinforcement: An Insurance Policy for Your Training

Knowledge Guru

Here’s the honest truth: training won’t get you the results you want unless you include training reinforcement in your overall design. What good is a support PDF if it is already out of date the moment you email it or paste the link in your LMS?

Odessa College Builds Student Success with TechSmith Relay

TechSmith Camtasia

They needed a tool that was easy to use, cost efficient, and one that provided high-quality customer support. If you enjoyed this customer story and would like a hard copy, feel free to download this polished PDF version to take with you.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

For some instructional designers the accessibility standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act can become a source of confusion, frustration, and anxiety during eLearning course design. But this doesn’t mean designing for 508 compliance is an impossible mission.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Dr. Kevin Gumienny is our senior learning architect and leads Microassist’s instructional design team. Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. Webpages designed to train. Design.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

We can ensure that all training, and especially elearning, is designed so that it’s accessible—built so that all people, including learners with differing abilities, can access the content. Webpages designed to train. Videos designed to train. Design.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow.

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LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

The Litmos LMS is a modern, pure cloud-based LMS designed for small and medium organizations with straightforward learning management technology needs. Litmos is designed for delivery of online learning content in all formats. Mobile responsive design for all users/roles.

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Breaking Down Language Barriers with Visual Communication

TechSmith Camtasia

Prior to Snagit, Genevieve was forced to describe design and content issues as best she could over email. Then, they send the information in a simple, easy-to-read PDF. With the annotations, fewer questions arise and more understanding occurs resulting in productive action.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Digitec, Instructional Designer, Jennifer Ritter wrote a blog about this recently explaining, “I now realize that I was raised with game-based learning. Some examples of learning objects include Microsoft® Word or PowerPoint files, PDF files, video, and audio.

How can I start my own e-learning business?

Pinlearn

You can also set up your website of your own if you are a designer, web developer, or tech-savvy. Research your customer’s need and business requirements: You need to evaluate and validate the competition in the market according to your customer’s need. Research the customer’s need, comprehend their pain points and compare the solutions given by your competitors. Branding and positioning of your product. Outline a summary of your product.

Global eTraining Releases Bluebeam Revu 2018 Intermediate

Global eTraining

Now, with the Bluebeam Revu 2018 Intermediate release, you can learn and explore more advanced tools and features such as Batch PDF creation, Measurement markups, Sequences and Actions, and Custom Columns.

The 6 critical soft skills your sales team can learn online

TalentLMS

Technology has put product and service information at consumers’ fingertips. They’re able to Google the lowest price of a service, or the ingredients of a product, watch YouTube videos to learn how to use features, and scan Facebook for reviews from past customers.

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Best eLearning Resources of 2014

eLearning Brothers

If you happened to meet with us personally at an eLearning Conferences this year, you know that we released tons of great eLearning products in 2014: eLearning Stock. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective eLearning Designers. 3 Productivity Tips for Naming Files in Lectora.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

She’s Air Force veteran with a doctorate in instructional design. So by the time design and development started, we were ready to roll instructional design methodologies into our courses and other content. So what is the final product?

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

Crowd Sourcing Instructional Design: People are doing it for user-testing and SEO, so why not ISD? We think this one has a relatively clear path to the Plateau of Productivity. Plateau of Productivity: Blended Learning.