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.

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. Get Creative and Build Better E-Learning Courses.

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.

4 Reasons Articulate Storyline is the Preferred Choice for Rapid E-Learning Outsourcing

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Do you need extensive customization, quick results, courses that reflect your branding, and shorter turnaround times in e-learning course development? Here are four concrete reasons to ask your e-learning outsourcing partner to develop courses using Articulate Storyline.

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. Use crop and soft edges to create custom image.

Custom Branching Navigation with PowerPoint

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PowerPoint-based rapid eLearning tools, such as Articulate Presenter and Snap by Lectora, allow branched navigation, meaning you can create a non-linear navigation path still controlled through the course player’s next and back buttons. Custom Show. Normal. false. false. false.

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 Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. They’re not really designed for elearning courses. This means that you’ll have to create your own templates that work better with the rapid elearning software. This post will share with you my secrets for creating custom templates in PowerPoint. I usually make four screens for my elearning courses. Rapid E-Learning 101.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever. Last week we looked at some of the issues with compliance-based elearning and how taking a different approach to its design can save your organization time and money. While there are many ways to design your elearning courses, today’s post features three simple strategies that will help you meet your certification needs and get your people back to work.

7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

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Dan defines microinteractions , as the smallest details that delight customers and keep them coming back to the software, or the app, or the web page, or a particular smartphone or tablet, or even the physical appliances we use every day. Microinteractions in the new Quizmaker ’13.

Avoid the Curse of the Frankencourse

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A while back I got an email from a blog reader who was excited about her first elearning project. In fact, her product was less elearning course more Rapid E-Learning Blog museum. And in a similar sense instead of looking like a single course, many elearning courses look like a bunch of courses cobbled together. Most rapid elearning tools are like Articulate Presenter and convert PowerPoint slides to Flash (and soon HTML5).

Celebrate the End of Summer with This Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template

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That means one less day to create elearning templates. To help you relax and enjoy the last few days of summer, I’ve included a free tab-themed elearning template. Included with the PowerPoint file is a matching Articulate Quizmaker template customized with a matching color scheme.

More Than a Dozen Ways to Navigate an E-Learning Course

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I addressed this in a previous post where I asked if you need instructions on how to use an elearning course. Examples of E-Learning Course Instructions. This type of approach works well for those who aren’t familiar with elearning courses. Click here to learn more.

Rapid Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images

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Last week I blogged about creating a rapid eLearning course mockup to get stakeholder feedback early in the development process. I also have a few videos below that show how easy it is to customize or build your own. Scenarios leverage the unique aspects of eLearning.

50 Practical Tips & Tricks to Build Better E-Learning

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I’m in Orlando this week at the eLearning Guild’s Annual Gathering. On Wednesday, I’ll be facilitating a session on rapid elearning at the ID Zone. It has a bunch of examples of rapid elearning courses including our recent Articulate Guru Award winners.

The Top 3 Aspects of Articulate 360 You Must Know

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Finally, the much awaited day has arrived and Articulate launched its enhanced eLearning authoring tool – “ Articulate 360 ”. As the name implies, it can provide a complete solution for eLearning and mobile learning development. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline

10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

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If rapid elearning software makes everyone an instructional designer, then surely a digital camera makes us all photographers. People like to see co-workers and themselves in the elearning courses. Here’s a link to learn more about releases.

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Why Dissecting an E-Learning Course Will Improve Your Skills

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If you want to learn to be a better elearning designer, look for good examples of what you’d like to do and then try to replicate them. That’s what we discussed in the previous post Now You Can Design E-Learning Courses Like a Pro.

Create E-Learning Scenarios By Bringing the Virtual World into the Real World

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Originally, I was going to write about using Google Lively’s virtual world to build scenes and characters for your elearning courses. The application was free and had some potential as a learning tool. NOTE: I built the scenario in Quizmaker ‘09.

How Fonts Take a Starring Role in Your E-Learning Courses

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It’s a graphic element that contributes to what you want your learners to learn. However, when we build elearning courses we need to consider the visual design as well as the instructional design. It just depends on how much you want to learn.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

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They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. Interactivity is the key that keeps the learner’s interest, and assists them in embedding new knowledge once they have completed a learning module. It also helps to make the e-learning experience a little more fun!

Here’s Why PowerPoint 2007 Helps You Build Better E-Learning

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Monday started with Articulate Live ‘09 and ended with the eLearning Guild’s Annual Gathering. While it was an exhausting week, I love meeting you all and learning about what you do. There are a number of presets and customization options. Last week was a blur.

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

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In my last blog post , I shared the basic reasoning behind optimizing your e-learning media files and how to reduce file size using external tools. Articulate Studio (Presenter, Engage, and Quizmaker).

3 Ways to Build Remarkable E-Learning

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While he’s in the marketing industry, there’s no reason why his thoughts can’t be applied to elearning courses. Of course, the odds are that people are already making remarks about the elearning courses, so I’d add that the remarks should be positive. : ).

5 Reasons Why I Decided to Buy Articulate Studio 09

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Rapid Development - Yes, it still takes time and effort to design and develop a quality eLearning experience but Articulate has definitely sped up the development process for me. I went into this just hoping to eliminate the steps I was taking to convert my power point into a Captivate file but got more than I was expecting with Quizmaker and Engage. Tags: Authoring Tool Articulate eLearning Adobe Captivate