Responsive Design Tips for eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

Nowadays the world seems to be all a-clamor over the idea of “responsive design” for eLearning. Recently, I was privileged to lead a couple of sessions on that very topic at the eLearning Guild’s FocusOn Learning conference in San Diego. Design.

10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers

CourseArc

If you’ve never created an online course before, you may not be familiar with the term “instructional designer,” but that’s exactly what you’re about to become! Instructional design is the act of creating of educational resources.

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The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide

LearnUpon

There’s a wealth of free eLearning knowledge online waiting for you right now. The eLearning Coach. Hosted by Connie Malamed, an eLearning information, and visual designer, this podcast is all about ‘helping you design smarter learning experiences’.

Grow Your eLearning Legacy with Professional Development

eLearning Brothers

Being an eLearning Rockstar is no easy feat. Take a look at this three-note power chord of a professional development package, built specifically with the purpose of helping you forge your legacy as an eLearning Rockstar! eLearning Featured Products/Services Professional Development

The Best of eLearning in August 2015

Trivantis

Those of you who are subscribed to our monthly eNewsletter know that we launched the beta of our Responsive Course Design solution for Lectora® Online this month ( sign up ), and we couldn’t be more excited. Responsive Course Design in Lectora. Template Tuesday: File Folder.

Julie Dirksen, #DevLearn "Interface Design: Tips and Tricks for Designing for Learning Environments"

Learning Visions

This are my liveblogged notes from Julie Dirksen''s (@ usablelearning ) session at the eLearning Guild DevLearn Conference , happening this week in Las Vegas. The purpose of good interface design: makes it usable, keeps the user from getting frustrated, making the interface invisible -- it needs to reduce your cognitive load. Donald Norman, The Design of Everyday Things and Emotional Design (asks the question do attractive things work better? UI Design Patterns.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)

OpenSesame

Before you get started building elearning courses, you need to learn some key vocabulary. Since the late ‘90s, SCORM has been the software standard of choice to ensure that any elearning course will play on any learning management system. eLearning Authoring Tools.

Research Spotlight: Writing Assessments to Validate the Impact of Learning by Sharon Vipond

Learning Solutions Magazine

Providing practical tools, templates, professional perspectives, and resources for creating today’s learning assessments is the goal of The eLearning Guild’s. Design Strategies Development Strategies Learning Research Measurement Professional DevelopmentMembers of the learning and development profession who are not assessment specialists need assessment writing tools. and resources to support them with guidance in this increasingly important skill area.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design? Im about halfway through Michael Allens new book, Designing Successful E-Learning. Template by Tina Chen.

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eLearning Cyclops: New eBook from the eLearning Guild - "58 Tips.

eLearning Cyclops

eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Free eLearning. New eBook from the eLearning Guild - "58 Tips for Breakthrough Instructional Design" I have always enjoyed the eLearning Guilds eBooks and they just released a new one - 58 Tips for Breakthrough Instructional Design. It has some great tips on research, design, development and project management, all coming from 14 experts in the field. template.

Are You Keeping Up on Your eLearning Resolutions?

eLearning Brothers

Like most eLearning gurus, you probably have made a few eLearning resolutions. Some will keep or may not keep up on their eLearning resolutions. Most important is keeping your eLearning resolutions (or keeping it realistic ). Take eLearning/mLearning to the Next Level!

How Good Graphic Design Helps Build Meaningful E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Because of my job, I get to look at a lot of elearning courses. One thing common to quite a few is that they lack a graphic design sense and structure. First, most of the people I talk to don’t have a graphic design background. I like these three: The Non-Designer’s Design Book.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Me: Im an instructional designer. I create eLearning. Posted by Cammy Bean at 5:40 AM Labels: instructional design 28comments: Robert Kennedy said. So I simply say I develop eLearning or training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Development Team: 1 instructional designer, 6 game developers, 5 wiki developers, plus additional designers View the Sun New Hire Project. What Is Instructional Design? #2

What are you reading for eLearning insight?

Integrated Learnings

If you’re in search of recommended reading for eLearning insight, consider some of these sources of inspiration …. Those who are heavily involved in eLearning development might enjoy magazines for programmers or graphic designers. Which means you’re probably following other eLearning blogs, too. Some online articles include a References or Related Readings section at the end – I’ve noticed this consistently with eLearning Guild content and ISPI’s PerformanceXpress.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 01, 2007 Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit I want to incorporate a reading list for the next level of the 30-minute masters (taking a crash course in Instructional Design). And, more importantly, you can improve your design when you understand the theory. (Im I think eLearning is being killed by too much theory. Template by Tina Chen.

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In Pursuit of The RIGHT Learning Management System (LMS) for Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Sometime back, while we were in the midst of contemplating on the design of the blueprint for our own LMS, we set out on a quick journey to see what would constitute an ideal LMS. LMS Rubric : This rubric (template) from Longsight, Inc.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 10, 2007 e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems e-Learning Guild presentation on Synchronous Learning Systems hosted by Steve Wexler, Karen Hyder, and Karl Kapp.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

The eLearning Guild had come up with a report 1 that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning courseware authoring software. The eLearning Guild reported that authoring tool users were seeking a few audio capabilities in authoring tools such as: Embedding audio files.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

Rapid eLearning

My guess is that some of the most common screen elements in elearning courses are computer monitors. They’re nice to use because contextually they fit elearning. Here’s a quick mockup of how you could use the laptop image in an elearning course.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild 2009 Salary Report

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, January 07, 2009 eLearning Guild 2009 Salary Report Check out the 2009 salary report from the eLearning Guild. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 03, 2007 eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions As Ive mentioned here before, Im extremely excited about attending the upcoming eLearning Guild event here in Boston. And Im even excited to work my booth -- althought that wont be my primary responsibility -- as the resident instructional designer, my job isnt selling, its learning.

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

Learning Visions

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1 Last Thursday night after the eLearning Guild event, I was fortunate to have dinner with a small group of eLearning professionals -- a diverse group coming at the industry from lots of different angles. Templates. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Inspiration

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, November 05, 2007 Instructional Design Inspiration As I mentioned last week , Im in the midst of designing my first custom eLearning course in quite awhile. What movers and shakers have inspired me to design differently? Schones Engaging Interactions for ELearning. Where do you look for instructional design inspiration?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Many instructional designers ( Christy Tucker , Wendy Wickham ) build their own courses using tools like Captivate. I am encouraged to innovate the design that also fits my tools.

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

eLearningArt

Enjoy the tips by scrolling below or jump to these sections: Summary | Presentation Approach | Design | Shortcuts | Delivery | Setup | Beyond Presentations. As a designer, I recommend you think more about the end scenario than the beginning. Powerpoint Design Tips.

A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

To ease your burden, I put together a list of all of the posts from 2011 where I shared free elearning assets. Free E-Learning Templates. Here’s a Noteworthy PowerPoint Template (and It’s Free!). Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font.

eLearning Cyclops

eLearning Cyclops

eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Free eLearning. I am employed as an e-Learning Designer in Baltimore, MD. I hold a Master of Arts in Instructional Systems Design from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and have eleven years experience designing and developing e-learning. Future location of eLearning Cyclops. New eBook from the eLearning Guild - "58 Tips for. template.

Stop creating, selling, and buying garbage!

Clark Quinn

I was thinking today (on my plod around the neighborhood) about how come we’re still seeing so much garbage elearning (and frankly, I had a stronger term in mind). One of the causes is unenlightened designers. There are lots of them, for lots of reasons: trainers converted, lack of degree, old-style instruction, myths, templates, the list goes on. You know, it’s not like one dreams of being an instructional designer as a kid. design strategy

Top Tools for Online Teaching

eFront

Articulate Studio is a tool for authoring eLearning course materials, and the company keeps a blog that updates on happenings concerning education and how it ties into technology. SmartBuilder is a suite of point-and-click authoring tools for elearning courses. eLearning Guild.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling This post is an addendum to my first review of Karl Kapps book, Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning.