Technical Communication: Applying Lean Principles to Documentation

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Documentation Electronic Medical Records EMR TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing training UA User Assistance User Experience UX by Megan Pitkin.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Branding Print Documentation

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One of Adobe Captivate's most often overlooked features is its ability to generate support documentation for your eLearning content. By simply choosing File > Print and opening the Print dialog box, you gain the ability to create Word documents that can be printed, emailed to your learners, or uploaded to a Learning Management System as course materials.   For instance, notice the name of my project was automatically inserted into the document Header.

Project Management: Documentation Maintenance

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  Documentation projects are usually time limited, but the products they create need regular, ongoing attention to work correctly without becoming obsolete. What is the impact of such maintenance projects on planning documentation activities? And how should the project team approach such documentation maintenance projects?  None of these perceptions are true when we deal with documentation maintenance projects. by Kiranmayee Pamarthy.

Documenting Accessibility Requirements for Designers

3Play Media

Accessibility requirements are often not documented clearly, consistently, or in a way for professionals to easily follow and implement. The Benefits of Better Documentation. A design spec is a detailed document about a design product or process.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

self-assessment to document. is well-documented, we’ve created. learner to document where they are now and. 1 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon.

content.ED: Documentation Best Practices

Visual Lounge

In the coming weeks, this series will cover the best practices of creating documentation, graphics, videos, and presentations using Snagit while focusing on tips for creating valuable, well-designed content for the workplace. Documentation can be boring. Why Documentation?

How to Create Visual Process Documentation and Guides

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Visual Process Documentation helps us do just that. In comes Visual Process Documentation. With step-by-step reference guides and materials, the documentation is a very powerful resource to have for many reasons. What is Process Documentation?

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How to easily update visuals in your documentation

Visual Lounge

Whether you document continuously or late in the process, it always seems to come down to this: anxiously awaiting for project completion so you can finally start serious work on the visuals for your documentation. Making visual documentation sustainable.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Branding Print Documentation

Adobe Captivate

One of Adobe Captivate’s most often overlooked features is its ability to generate support documentation for your eLearning content. Creating Print documents is so quick and easy, I think you’ll be impressed given that the process works wonderfully. by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.

Applying Usability Techniques to eLearning Documents

Integrated Learnings

If you have ever designed online support documents that are used for quick online reinforcement learning, you know that not only do the documents need to contain the right information, but they must also be usable online. What does it mean for an online support document to be usable online? When workers must find and use learning topics on the job, as in the case of the Learning Moments listed above, they may turn to online support documents. By Donna Bryant.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

self-assessment to document. is well-documented, we’ve created. learner to document where they are now and. 1 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon.

MLA Parenthetical Documentation

E-learning Uncovered

A secondary school revision resource for GCSE English Literature about prose fiction, short stories, drama and poetry

Using Snagit for Process Documentation

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If you’ve ever had to create process documentation, you probably know how time-consuming it can be. Then, start building your documentation! The post Using Snagit for Process Documentation appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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How to Maintain Visual Consistency in Your Documentation

Visual Lounge

A styled, cohesive document has the power to influence its readers, not only inform them. In this blog post, I’ll cover how you can leverage the power of branding in your documentation for visual consistency. Sometimes your documentation style guide needs to go into more detail.

From Workflow Documentation Springs Exemplary Performance

Living in Learning

I just had breakfast with a good friend and colleague, and, the usual thing happened; the conversation shifted to performance challenges around business systems implementations. He is a process improvement engineer blessed with the curse of a training background followed by deep business process improvement experience. While that sounds like a contradiction in terms, it […]. AGILE Discovery & Consulting EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Performer Support adoption agile.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

DEVELOP FRONT-LINE MANAGERS It’s been well documented that people leave managers – not companies. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. achieve their goals by making sure their.

Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents

Kapp Notes

Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. If you are considering creating a "Serious Game" or an instructional game, one of the first place to start is a great game design document. Game Design Document: Play with Fire. This document is specific to a Playstation game but provides a good use of visuals as it explains the creation of the game. Document for Ant Game.

Can I Add a Downloadable Document into a Rise Course?

Yukon Learning

In our very first Articulate 360 class, we were posed with an interesting question: “Can I add a downloadable document to a Rise course?” In this entry, we’ll focus on utilizing your own website or Google Drive to host documents that your learner can readily download.

Adobe RoboHelp: Importing & Linking Word Documents

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You can create projects by linking or importing Word and FrameMaker documents and then publish in different formats, including printed documentation. You can also use Word and FrameMaker documents as source files in an existing RoboHelp project.  RoboHelp allows you to integrate content created by different authors in Microsoft Word and Adobe FrameMaker.

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The Snowball Effect: Documentation and Training for Global ERP Systems

Dashe & Thomson

So, the company scribes (Instructional Designers and Documentation Specialists) and their SMEs created materials in their native tongue and sent them along to another company to translate into the 2 nd language.

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10 Tips For Creating Even Better Design Documents

eLearning Industry

What can you do differently to make your design documents more efficient? Review these 10 tips, and see if you can find something new to try. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Instructional Design Tips

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Editing Screen Shots for Process Documentation

Visual Lounge

Process documentation can be time-consuming, especially when you miss a step and have to do the process over again. Or maybe you’re documenting multiple processes that only differ slightly. Review this previous blog post on Using Snagit for Process Documentation.

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Adobe Acrobat X: Adding Description Fields to Document Properties

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by Barb Binder    It's easy to ignore the Description tab of the Document Properties dialog box in Adobe Acrobat. Open any InDesign document.   Choose  File > Export  to create the PDF document. Open any FrameMaker document.

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Adobe RoboHelp: Import Word Documents and Keep the Shapes

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You can use the Shapes feature to quickly draw a line or a callout to a screen capture inserted into a Word document. The Select the screen capture and shapes in the Word document. by Kevin Siegel    You can do a lot of fancy stuff in Word.

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Storyboard Workbook for Elearning: Documenting the Workflow


Documenting those processes along the way helps isolate inconsistencies and/or good practices eventually working toward efficient processes that shorten the lifecycle of a project. Without getting into semantics of defining a workbook or whether you support the storyboarding process or not, let’s agree for the sake of this post that it is a collection of documents that support the design and development of an elearning project.

What Goes into a Project Scope Document?

CommLab India

What is an e-learning project scope document? A project scope document is the first thing that is drafted after an e-learning project is initiated. A written approval of the scope document by the client is required before starting the project.

Adobe RoboHelp 8: Creating Multiple Topics From One Word Document

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One of the most common ways to add new content to a RoboHelp project is by importing a Word document via File > Import > Word Document. If  If the Word document contains a TOC, Headers, Footers or Index, they will import nicely into RoboHelp. by Kevin Siegel.

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A Better Way to Document Evidence of Learning


For many years, students have used portfolios to showcase their learning to parents, peers, college admissions and future employers. There is clear pedagogical value in … Continued. Blended Learning Product & Service Updates

Why Convert Your Compliance Training Documents to Interactive ELearning

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Stuck in the age of documents for compliance training? Break free by converting them to e-learning. Training Solutions Compliance Training

Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts

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Think of it as an intensive retreat that will give the jump-start you need to create clear, concise step-by-step documentation that effectively educates and motivates adult learners. Whether you're writing technical documentation, training curriculum and materials, or eLearning scripts, this intensive course delivers instruction and practical experience on critical topics including: the writing process and structure. This live, interactive writing course is designed for you.

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Ellis Island Immigrant Document Collection - 1923 | GG

E-learning Uncovered

Immigration Archives - Ellis Island Immigrant Document Collection - 1923. From 1892 to 1954 Millions of immigrants were processed through Ellis Island


eLearning and Documentation: To Translate or not to Translate. That is the Question!

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by Jen Weaver  As global reach expands and local diversity increases, interactions with coworkers, employees, or clients bring us in contact with those who speak different languages.

How to Create Accessible Word Documents by Pamela S. Hogle

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It’s easy to create accessible Word documents! Learn how proper use of templates, colors, and tags improves document—and. eLearning—accessibility. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies

Converting a Text-heavy PDF Document into an Engaging E-learning Curriculum

CommLab India

Do you have stacks of documents in the PDF format, each running into hundreds of pages? Well, you can convert each of the PDF documents into an e-learning curriculum, comprising several microlearning modules to train your people effectively. Step 1 – Analyze the PDF document.

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How to Add Documents, Interactive Files and Assignments to Courses


The post How to Add Documents, Interactive Files and Assignments to Courses appeared first on GO1 Learning. Tips & Tricks Assignments Documents Interactive Files Tips and TricksAt GO1 we are great believers in facilitating learning with ease. To assist with creating a stellar learning experience, not only for learners but also facilitators, we have developed a great course creation tool.

How to – Link to External and Internal Documents from an Adobe Captivate Project

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There comes a time in a project when it is necessary to link to external or internal documents. Steps: Note: A PDF document is used in this example. However, other document types will also work. An external document will launch when the button is clicked in the published project.

Live collaboration on text documents

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I've signed up to beta test Etherpad , an online application that allows real-time collaboration on documents. Tags: documents online collaboration It does not require downloading or installation of any software packages.

Corporate Training Tip #1: Use Images & Videos to Document a Process

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You can document the process you want to show one time, and share it repeatedly. The post Corporate Training Tip #1: Use Images & Videos to Document a Process appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

View and share documents online

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Need a quick way to share documents online? I tried it with a Microsoft Word document as well as an Adobe PDF document. I think this would be great for those documents too big for email! Check it out: [link] [link] My test viewer document: [link]. Tags: documents collaboration Internet Check out Zoho Viewer - you just select a file from your computer and specify the amount of time you'd like the file to be available.

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Free Document Sharing - Windows Live SkyDrive

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With Windows Live SkyDrive, you can: Store and share documents from virtually anywhere View and edit documents using Microsoft Office Web Apps Take advantage of up to 25GB storage Check it out: [link