Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

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The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. I shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. Also, here’s a link to the 200 free rapid elearning tutorials I posted a while back. Voice123 and Voices.com : find narrators for your elearning courses. Kuler : site to create custom color schemes.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

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If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. The reason is that I want to show you a few production tips that will help you build your own templates and speed up your production. If you have PowerPoint 2010, you can even combine shapes to quickly create custom shapes. Only I added an extra step to give the leather a richer look and to give me an opportunity for even more customization.

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5 Tips to Make Rapid E-Learning Interactive

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When building rapid elearning with PowerPoint it can be a challenge to get away from linear courses. The good thing is that PowerPoint isn’t limited to linear elearning. Building interactive elearning is just a matter of learning a few techniques. It’s easy enough to take any of these types of interactions and incorporate them into an interactive, decision-making elearning course that allows the learner to explore, pull in content, and make decisions.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

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If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. The reason is that I want to show you a few production tips that will help you build your own templates and speed up your production. If you have PowerPoint 2010, you can even combine shapes to quickly create custom shapes. Only I added an extra step to give the leather a richer look and to give me an opportunity for even more customization.

Four Essential Tips for the Rapid E-Learning Pro

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PowerPoint’s a great authoring environment for elearning. If you can step away from the “bullet point” mindset and all of the complaints, you’ll see that PowerPoint’s got a lot to offer those who build elearning courses. With a rapid elearning tool, you’re using PowerPoint’s easy authoring environment to create Flash movies. Essentially, you’re creating Flash content without the requirement of learning to program Flash. Click here to learn more.

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

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What is your best option when it comes to developing a custom online training module in minimum time? Rapid e-learning can come to your rescue. This blog will discuss the benefits of rapid e-learning development. What is rapid e-learning? The term rapid e-learning originated in 2004, from a report by Bersin and Associates. Generally, the term “rapid eLearning” refers to two things.

Want to Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro? Then Check Out All of These PowerPoint Tips

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They include tips on creating custom graphics, assembly of interactive elearning, and getting more out PowerPoint’s features. Tips on Creating Rapid E-Learning Courses in PowerPoint. Building an elearning course with PowerPoint is not the same as building a presentation. Many of the production techniques are different. This list of posts offers some good tips on building your rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers. One of our main products is creating customized templates for our clients; "empowering non-programmers to build e-learning."

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

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Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. 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. Couple this with learning how to use the software.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at Trainingzone.co.uk: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. Are they producing high-quality e-Learning? E-Learning development houses need to be able to demonstrate a clear value in their services.

7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template

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I had a customer once delete all of her files because she was “cleaning up the folders.” To keep things organized, create a consistent process by which you manage your folders and elearning assets. Instead of using the high resolution images during production, use low resolution versions to begin. Use the smaller resolution images for production. You don’t really need the highest resolution for your elearning courses.

Rapid eLearning: A Perfect Fit for Remote Workforce Training

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Learning & Development professionals are rethinking their learning strategies to boost employees’ morale and productivity while working from home. Increasing demand for innovative and cost-effective learning solutions has expanded the scope for rapid eLearning development vis-à-vis the traditional training approach. Rapid eLearning is the quick development of online training content using robust authoring tools.

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

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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? The process took time and wasn’t always productive. 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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Answers to Frequently Asked Rapid E-Learning Questions

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Many of the blog’s subscribers are new to elearning. And you really hurt your elearning course it if looks great but sounds bad. There are a few common issues when working with rapid elearning tools. Typically, with a form-based tool, you have limited customizations outside of changing the template colors and fonts. This lets you break the standard form look and create a product that can be very rich-looking, like the example below.

3 Ways to Define Interactive Rapid E-Learning

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There’s a lot of debate about interactivity in elearning. You have some people who think elearning is not valid unless it has a high level of interactivity. I was at a conference once where someone was demoing an elearning course. While the game was pretty cool, it was completely out of context for the learning. All E-learning Projects Are Not Equal. The first thing I like to address is that not all elearning projects are the same.

Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?

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While the application is versatile and great for elearning, many people still struggle to get past the PowerPoint look because the features are designed to encourage the use of the templates. The key is to learn to see the features from a different perspective. But if you can step away from what the vendor calls the product and how they present the features, you’ll learn to get more value out of the tools. And this is where the elearning community comes in handy.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

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2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms.

The 5 Myths of Rapid E-Learning Revisited

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I came into rapid e-learning from the world of Authorware and Flash where building courses took a lot of time and cost a lot more money. As soon as I asked that question, I heard all of the bellyaching from our Flash developers and most of the custom e-learning vendors we hired. They felt threatened and raised all sorts of concerns about the future of the industry and the fate of e-learning. Myth 1: Rapid E-Learning Is Crapid E-Learning!

JANHAVI PADTURE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

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Strategy & Research, Harbinger Knowledge Products): Janhavi has over 17 years of experience in the Information Technology field with a focus on web development, project management and marketing. At Harbinger, Janhavi has been involved in strategy, marketing, CRM and new product initiatives including Raptivity, YawnBuster and TeemingPod. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists, on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

TOM KUHLMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

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ABOUT TOM KUHLMANN (Vice President, Articulate Community): Tom Kuhlmann is the Vice President of the Articulate Community, which he has been running for the past six years, with a focus on building a committed group of rapid e-learning developers. He also hosts The Rapid E-Learning Blog where he provides practical insights and hands-on tips to develop great e-learning courses. Learnnovators: What according to you is the future of e-learning?

The New & Improved Rapid E-Learning

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Ten years ago, the e-learning industry was still mostly Flash-based. That meant organizations either had to buy e-learning courses, have them custom-built, or hire a Flash programmer to build them. It democratized the world of online training because it put e-learning into the hands of anyone who wanted to build a course. If you came from that world where building Flash courses took more time and cost more, everything was rapid.

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Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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ABOUT POOJA JAISINGH (e-Learning Evangelist, Adobe Systems): Dr. Pooja Jaisingh has worked for more than 12 years as a Teacher Trainer, e-Learning Instructional Designer, and, currently, is an e-learning Evangelist with Adobe Systems. In all her roles, she has promoted e-learning as a mode of delivery and has created a host of e-learning courses. Learnnovators: What according to you is the future of e-learning?

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3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

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The use of e-learning authoring tools depends on the training need, complexity of the course, delivery platform – online or on mobiles – timelines, budget, and other factors. With a host of e-learning authoring tools available, choosing the apt authoring tool for your business requirement is not an easy task. This blog tries to make this easy for you, by showing how three popular rapid e-learning authoring tools meet 3 training needs.

Help Your E-Learning Customers Understand HTML5

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And if you have a lot of older e-learning courses, it’s something that you should be dealing with now before it’s too late. How to Transcribe Text into PowerPoint & E-Learning Courses. And use that to test the user’s learning environment.

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. The purpose of the course is not to learn, but instead to demonstrate what we already know. Like the healthcare industry, there are many industries that require annual refresher or certification testing that has little to do with learning. Of course, when a person doesn’t pass the certification, it identifies a clear learning opportunity. Sitting in the car and waiting in line is not very productive. Rapid E-Learning 101.

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

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. 7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy. It’s a tricky balance working with customers. They commission the elearning courses, pay the bills, and are the ultimate authority for their elearning projects. On the other hand, a demanding customer can negatively impact the elearning course by making demands that don’t fit sound instructional design. Rapid E-Learning 101.

The 8 Top Reasons to Opt for Custom eLearning

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Custom eLearning is personalized to meet the needs of your organization. In this article, I’ll highlight 8 top advantages of custom eLearning. The 8 Top Advantages of Custom eLearning. There’s no doubt about it, custom eLearning can cost a pretty penny. You’re paying for customized eLearning content that aligns with your brand image and gives corporate learners the personalized online training they require.

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6 Tips To Cut Online Training Costs With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

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There are multiple rapid eLearning authoring tools on the market that allow you to develop online training courses in a fraction of the time. They are so easy to use that even eLearning developers with no prior design experience can create memorable and engaging online training materials. But while they do assure eLearning developers of a quick turnaround, can they really save you money in the long run? Start With An eLearning Storyboard.

Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials

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A few weeks ago I offered some advice on how to become an elearning pro without spending a dime. So there are plenty of opportunities to learn and it doesn’t cost you anything more than your time. Practice doing what you learn. The learning is only going to happen if you do more than watch the tutorials and read information. One of the best ways to learn is to share what you’ve learned and done. Use crop and soft edges to create custom image.

The Secret Sauce to Rapid eLearning Development

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We have been making and using eLearning templates for years. If you need to quickly develop eLearning courses, using templates is the way to go. In my example below I used Articulate , a rapid eLearning software that leaverages PowerPoint. I started off with a PowerPoint Course style template that I then customized to match my branding. Finally, the course was published with a custom Articulate skin (player). 40/month eLearning Interactions subscription.

How to Get Up to Speed (Fast!) on Rapid E-Learning

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Everything you know about rapid instructional design or rapid e-learning development is likely wrong. Real rapid instructional design requires a change in mindset. In fact, learning real rapid instructional design is one of the critical skills learning professionals need to learn now. First and foremost, real rapid instructional design requires that you start with the premise that your learning designs will never be completed.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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Trivantis’ products are used by companies in over 125 countries, and are offered in 6 languages. Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. Learnnovators: What according to you is the future of e-learning?

8 Top Advantages of Custom eLearning

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There’s no doubt about it, custom eLearning can cost a pretty penny. You’re paying for customized eLearning content that aligns with your brand image and gives corporate learners the personalized online training they require. Here are 8 of the most notable advantages of opting for custom over off-the-shelf eLearning for your organization. Allows For Full eLearning Customization. After all, customization costs.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

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Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch. HTML5 — This is a no-brainer for me and I strongly believe every Rapid eLearning tool should absolutely have a simple way to get a course published to HTML5 in 2012.

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. Almost daily I get emails asking how to get started with developing elearning. Here are five tips that will help you gain experience and develop the skills to build elearning courses that you can be proud of. Microsoft has some really nice starter templates to help you organize your learning project. Learn from the Experts. Via: Rapid e-Learning Blog [.].

Why to Use Custom E-learning Solutions?

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E-learning can be one of the best ways to train your workforce. It allows you to maximize learning time, minimize learning costs and provide a quality training experience. You can go a step further by customizing the e-learning program. Tailoring an e-learning course to specifically meet a company’s requirements, work culture and target audience can help you create a world-class e-learning experience for your organization.

ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

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Trivantis’ products are used by companies in over 125 countries, and are offered in 6 languages. Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. Learnnovators: What according to you is the future of e-learning?