Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. Enhanced Interactions Library Insert aesthetically designed interactive elements to eLearning content with just a click. In-course Web Browsing Enable more effective learning by embedding a browser interface within your courses. Edit audio to correct mistakes and pauses, add an external track, or attach sound effects or narration to individual objects. by Kevin Siegel.

Announcing Lectora Version 11.3

Trivantis

Meet Lectora® Version 11.3, the latest version of your favorite e-Learning authoring software. is even better than before, with new features, including: Enhanced Design Tools. For more information about Lectora Version 11, please visit: Lectora e-Learning software.

5 Reasons You Should Check Out Upside2Go’s New Version

Upside Learning

Just yesterday we released the new version of Upside2Go , our revolutionary mLearning platform. A first, major release since Upside2Go’s launch back in 2011, the new version takes mLearning delivery and performance support to a whole new level.

Effective Graphics

CourseArc

Good visuals help learners absorb material more effectively and make training memorable. To design truly valuable courses, eLearning professionals should be aware of the fundamental graphic design tips and tricks. Then, design graphics based on that focal point.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

saturated market, we’ve designed. and Auto-Translation3 Give Your Video Content New Value4 Question Time: Make Assessments Interesting5 Customizable Themes: Great Design Made Easy6 Learning that Looks Great, No Matter. for great design. design aspect of your pages.

Instructional Design is Not Dead!

Learning Rebels

Despite rumors to the contrary, Instructional Design is not dead. . You may have noticed the many articles and blog posts stating that instructional design is dead, and by extension, so is the role of Instructional Designer. Instructional Design is exciting and alive !

Elements of Effective Information Design

ATD Learning Technologies

This is the second of three posts that discuss the importance of employing information design in your soft-skills e-learning. This installment examines elements of effective information design. Click here to read full version

Elements of Effective Information Design

ATD Learning Technologies

This is the second of three posts that discuss the importance of employing information design in your soft-skills e-learning. This installment examines elements of effective information design. Click here to read full version

Learning Evaluation, Step 4: Design Effective Programs

Watershed

Now that you've finished the first three steps in our learning evaluation method— align program goals , define success metrics , and identify existing successful training programs— it's time to start on the design phase. Design monitoring dashboards and analysis reports.

Designing Mobile Learning Solutions

CourseArc

If designed correctly, mLearning can save time while providing just-in-time learning opportunities. Here are five strategies and best practices to keep in mind when designing mLearning. When tasked with designing both eLearning it is suggested to use the mobile first approach.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

experience PA G E 2 2 Design—the. PA G E 2 8 Start Designing for Results at Your. design project you know that it can feel like there. A well-designed. outcome with the most effective and efficient set. curriculum design is successful is often left to chance.

Book Review: Visual Design Solutions

Experiencing eLearning

Connie Malamed’s new book Visual Design Solutions: Principles and Creative Inspiration for Learning Professionals is written specifically for learning professionals. As instructional designers, we often communicate visually as well as with text, audio, and other media.

The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract

Learnnovators

We, at Learnnovators, are privileged to review Dan Pontefract ‘s second book, “ The Purpose Effect ” that is scheduled to release on May 10, 2016. Below is our review of the book and an insightful interview with Dan… THE PURPOSE EFFECT – REVIEW. In his book, The Purpose Effect , Dan Pontefract brilliantly distils the malady that pervades many corporations today.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

The article ended with an introduction to ADDIE framework of learning design. In a typical waterfall model of design, all phases are sequential and a phase is dependent on the preceding phase and is the precursor to the following phase. What is the training effectiveness measure?

When Learning Games Go Small: The Four Principles of Design

Knowledge Guru

A smartphone game is not just a shrunken version of a PC game – just as a limo is not just a bigger mode of transport than a unicycle. When learning games go small there are four quadrants of design skills involved. Instructional Design Checklist. Game Design Checklist.

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Evil design?

Clark Quinn

I’ve been away, and one side effect was a lack of internet bandwidth at the residence. When I did, there was a warning that said something to the effect of: “you’ll lose your desktop/documents” And, I admit, I didn’t interpret that literally (see: model, above). Or I’d lose the cloud version. First, this is bad design. The post Evil design? design strategy technology

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The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we examine how the role of Instructional Designers has evolved and the qualities that are needed to succeed as an instructional designer in a highly competitive industry. As Instructional Designers how would you approach the course that you have been tasked to design?

Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

If you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to learn some of the common technology. This is part 4 in a series about how to become an instructional designer. These have been my reference manuals while learning new versions of Captivate.

Learning Game Design Series, Part 8: Dump ADDIE; Iterate Instead

Knowledge Guru

Learning game design is a VERY iterative process. It’s not an approved design document, two drafts plus final—or design, alpha, beta, and gold master. This post describes (and shows) the iterative design process required to create an effective learning game.

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#1 Killer of Effective Learning Development

LearnDash

Once everything is packaged up and in a final version, reworking content usually results in hours, not minutes. Taking down the previous version of the course. instructional design

7 Highly Effective Tips on Technical SEO

Hurix Digital

In SEO parlance, it’s optimizing your website and server to enable search engine spiders to crawl and index your site more effectively. In simple language, change certain technical aspects of your website like design, link building, speed, etc. Design your 404 Page.

How The 8 Effects of Arts Education Are Changing Online Pedagogy, Part 2

Kadenze

s Director of Business Development, to discuss the distinctive effects arts-led learning is having on online learning design. Here he introduces the fictional-reality effect and the reflection effect. The Fictional-Reality Effect. The Reflection Effect.

Make 2017 the Year of Training Effectiveness

Litmos

And if you’ve always been a classroom trainer, you might want to look into how digital media can make your efforts more effective in the classroom. This is another form of the “iterative design process”. Custom iterative design starts with a course containing raw content.

7 Instructional design principles for professors and teachers looking to create effective eLearning modules

QuoDeck

As teachers and professors, was today begin incorporating eLearning as a key part of their curriculum, what are the instructional design principles they must keep in mind to make learning most effective?

Live Webinar: Creating effective learning videos in 7 easy steps

Limestone Learning

We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions Wednesday, June 12 to host another informative webinar: Creating Effective Learning Videos in 7 Easy Steps. Share her seven steps for creating an effective learning video. You’ll also receive a copy of our Tips for Creating Effective Videos.

Designing a Learning Game? Play these 3 Games First

Knowledge Guru

At Bottom-Line Performance (owners of the Knowledge Guru platform), we have a “learning game design peer group” that meets a few times per year. I’ve made a few comments about each one to help people understand the value of playing and evaluating the game design of each one.

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3 Ways To Produce Cost-Effective Content For Global Learning

eLearning Industry

Converting that content, into multi-lingual versions can be overwhelming. In this article, we will discuss 3 ways to produce cost-effective multi-lingual versions of your L&D content. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning LocalizationCreating quality Learning and Development content that achieves desired outcomes can be a challenging process.

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7 tips for designing accessible elearning

Elucidat

This means making sure you consider accessibility when designing elearning. There are some simple and practical changes you can make to your course design to meet (and exceed!) Design with audio and visual in mind. Designing accessible elearning is a win-win.

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Not all e-learning design has to be responsive

The eLearning Nomad

When your e-learning design is responsive it means the training can be completed on any screen size out there – PC’s, laptops, tablets and smart phones. In the e-learning design community this has been a hot topic for a while.

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Designing a Product Launch Curriculum

Bottom-Line Performance

Here is a section on designing product launch curriculums: Designing the curriculum. Develop reference tools for learners to use to look up the non-critical information quickly and effectively. Product Launch Training White Paper curriculum design product launch

Metacognition for Effective Online Learning

TalentLMS

It is also all about understanding how to learn effectively, in a limited amount of time, using strategies that are corrected over time. Metacognitive capabilities are either inborn, or are developed by incorporating certain features in the instructional design process. Why would you incorporate metacognitive capabilities in your instructional design? This learning strategy is highly effective in terms of time and effort. Opinion eLearning instructional design

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. It’s important to realize that these can mean one thing to you and your association and something different to an eLearning vendor or instructional designer. A non-interactive version might be a recorded lecture of an auditor discussing how to conduct an audit.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." After reading Janets post, I talked with our CTO about some ways that we could build a little bit of "version control" into our Flash Course Development Templates. I suppose most LMS/LCMS keep track of versions on some levels. (Is

ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs

LearnUpon

The Addie model is an instructional design methodology used to help organize and streamline the production of your course content. Developed in the 1970’s, ADDIE is still the most commonly used model for instructional design. – It’s simple and effective! Design.

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Designing an Interactive Learning Event

Kapp Notes

Technology is not needed, only carefully crafted design affordances. ” Once you have adequately answered those questions, get a group together and brainstorm ideas with subject matter experts, programming team members, artists, game designers and instructional designers. Include everyone to discover what can be done and to most effective integrate the serious outcomes into the ILE design process. Design Games