How to Develop Training Materials the Right Way [Free PDF Guide]

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A webinar can be supported by documentation, for example, or a slide deck by a voiceover video. If you decide to use a written training manual, you’ll love this guide: “How to Develop a Training Manual” is a free downloadable PDF that makes writing a training manual easy. But knowing what your assessment will look like can give you a huge advantage when you’re designing training manuals and other materials.

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5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

For some instructional designers the accessibility standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act can become a source of confusion, frustration, and anxiety during eLearning course design. But this doesn’t mean designing for 508 compliance is an impossible mission.

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Buy the Course Get the Source

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Think of the published file as the PDF and the source file as the word document the PDF came from, you can’t change what the PDF says without the word document.

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Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

She’s Air Force veteran with a doctorate in instructional design. So by the time design and development started, we were ready to roll instructional design methodologies into our courses and other content. Also, we offer punch lists in PDF format.

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Buy the Course Keep the Source

B Online Learning

Think of the published file as the PDF and the source file as the word document the PDF came from, you can’t change what the PDF says without the word document.

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Writing & Grammar: Of Hooks and Ladders

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

But these symbols have a huge limitation: Many designers, layout artists, and eLearning producers don't know them. I have begun attaching a graphic of the proofreading marks when I return corrections to a designer. Then the designer can look up the marks and interpret them as needed. Even when using Acrobat to communicate corrections, I find that I, and many other editors, like to grab the Pencil tool and just make the standard proofreading mark right on the PDF.

Writing & Grammar: Editing in the Cloud

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 What is good about this kind of review is that the document stays in Word, rather than being converted to PDF, and Word's Track Changes feature is absolutely the best for tracking precise changes to text. Negatives are the added step of creating the PDF for review and the clumsy text editing tools. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? by Jennie Ruby.

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

After previewing, reviewing, and revising content, courses can be exported to the web, PDF, or an LMS (SCORM 1.2, Evolve : Appitiere’s Evolve is subscription-based HTML5 authoring tool that is lauded for its easy design interface and its responsive flexibility. Using it, authors and publishers can design, layout, and create iBooks. Voiceover technology and other features allow built-in accessibility.

Free Tools for Getting the Most out of this Blog

Rapid eLearning

Let me tell you why and how it relates to elearning design. As a side note, if you’re looking for a voiceover career, Hear a Blog may be a great place to start. Convert the Rapid E-Learning Blog to PDF. Web2PDF offers an easy way to create a PDF of any blog post.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Dr. Kevin Gumienny is our senior learning architect and leads Microassist’s instructional design team. Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. Webpages designed to train. Design.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

Get a free PDF version so you can read it whenever you want. Download PDF. Use an engaging speaker or voiceover to present the topic with passion and excitement. Video has revolutionized the delivery of information and training content.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

We can ensure that all training, and especially elearning, is designed so that it’s accessible—built so that all people, including learners with differing abilities, can access the content. Webpages designed to train. Videos designed to train. Design.

Principles and Tools from “Modern Accessibility Techniques,” Hiram Kuykendall’s AAUG Presentation

The Learning Dispatch

Hiram began his talk by outlining why making online and other digital content accessible to those with disabilities is relevant to web designers and app developers. Again, ARIA labels aren’t typically displayed in the visible design of the site.

How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt

LifterLMS

Kim Merritt: How I do it, and it really does start with storyboarding, so I usually have clients that will throw a script, or a book, or a PDF at me, and just say, “Figure it out.” Like, what kind of gears involved, or like how do you record the voiceover?

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

These are layers that the designer can add, and define the length of the time they are shown to the viewer. TouchCast offers a green screen that allows designers to separate objects from the natural scenery and place them in different backgrounds, also while they are recording the object.

10 Commandments for Mobile App Onboarding Content

Disprz

I’ll add this PDF to the course. And read a PDF document? When you design a mobile content, make a list of what all you love doing on your smartphones, and include only those. Try designing the entire training for mobile by making the training vertical.

Ten Commandments for Mobile Onboarding Content

Disprz

I’ll add this PDF to the course. And read a PDF document? When you design a mobile content, make a list of what all you love doing on your smartphones, and include only those. Try designing the entire training for mobile by making the training vertical.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Elliott Masie Learners as designers. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark. I'm hoping that others will join the effort.