Best LMS Tools to Design Interactive Training Content

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While selecting amongst the best learning management system tools, you can either go with authoring tools to develop custom content or web-based tools to host meeting via the LMS. Modern LMSs support effective eLearning delivery by sharing interactive PPT content with the intended learners.

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy. It’s a tricky balance working with customers. On the other hand, a demanding customer can negatively impact the elearning course by making demands that don’t fit sound instructional design. We built the project exactly like the customer wanted. I was inexperienced at the time and catered to our customer’s every demand and ended up with a subpar product. The Rapid Elearning Blog.

How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Depending on the nature of the source files, PPT,STORY,CPTX etc, you may be able to convert these to HTML5 if the latest versions of the same software offer backward compatibility and upgrade your source files. PPT/PPTX/PPTA files if you converted a PowerPoint presentation to elearning. Media Assets: Custom media assets created softwares such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel Draw; Audio file recording in.wav or mp3 format.

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Cliff Atkinson’s Beyond Bullet Points

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He provides storyboard templates to help you create your initial structure, tips for writing and weaving a compelling story throughout. For those of you who have been storyboarding your eLearning for years, his storyboard will be familiar – although it’s simplicity will astound!

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Ten Online Training Do’s and Don’ts

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Now-a-days, almost every training course has a PowerPoint (PPT). This PPT is used during class to help the trainer stay on course and to provide some information to the learner. A PPT can be restructured to be more than just slides with text.

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5 Super-Secret PowerPoint Tips I Can’t Live Without

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The video above highlights some of the hidden shortcuts (such as copying and pasting formats, increasing font size, and grouping) that I include in my PPT cheat-sheet that you can download here. How to Customize Your Quick Access Toolbar.

Deriving the Best out of E-learning Outsourcing: Creating Impactful Courseware

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Developing custom content through efficient Process Flow : A robust project management process ensures that all timelines will be adhered to while delivering the standards of content quality. Presentations or documents shared at the storyboarding level can double-up to provide insightful client feedback. The ‘notes’ section of a PPT can similarly be utilized to gather client feedback.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

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PowerPoint still reigns – If you are a course purist, the idea that PPT should be seen as an authoring tool should make you grumble with disgust. . Yes, you can use it for many different things, and yes, Microsoft has an add-on that turns PPT into something similar to Adobe Presenter. Why not include storyboards for those ID folks, e-learning developers and course builders who gain experience and knowledge and wish to go to the next step?

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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Themes and customized templates- Many have it including the ability to do a custom skin of your own colors and branding. The downside for customers? Recently added the ability to publish a storyboard in Microsoft Word.

Articulate vs. Lectora | LearnNuggets

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As many do, we storyboard projects in Word and PowerPoint. The downside (as far a I know with minimal use) is the ability to customize by diving into the code. View both examples here: ppt_lectora ppt_articulate Download the slide template from Tom Download the slide template I used for this example As mentioned, my experience with Articulate is less than 30 days while I’ve been using Lectora for about two years.

WBT Development Toolbox

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It works within PowerPoint so that any one who knows PPT can quickly come up to speed to create a nice looking presentation. It is good for creating more advanced courses that require more customization than Articulate. Lectora has the option to import from PowerPoint so I can still use PowerPoint to storyboard the content. The organization I work for has never formally offered web based training. My role is to help start up a web based training program.

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Learning Developments: WBT Development Toolbox

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It works within PowerPoint so that any one who knows PPT can quickly come up to speed to create a nice looking presentation. It is good for creating more advanced courses that require more customization than Articulate. Lectora has the option to import from PowerPoint so I can still use PowerPoint to storyboard the content. Learning Developments.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

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I have worked with both corporate training department and elearning development houses, where I just had to do Analysis, Design and Storyboard. After storyboarding I had to work closely with the graphic designers to make sure that the course is implemented as planned.

Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

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Custom user variables Another exciting things RJ showed us was custom variables in Adobe Captivate. He demonstrated adding a login screen to a Captivate project, saving the user name in a custom variable, and then reusing the variable later in the project to personalize the user experience. The really cool thing about these new drawing tools is that they we can add captions to them – so we could build flow charts or other diagrams with our custom captions.

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