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.

content.ED: Documentation Best Practices

TechSmith Camtasia

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?

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. My client and I are fully encased in the Snowball Effect.

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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.

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

programs as “somewhat effective” or better. self-assessment to document. is well-documented, we’ve created. learner to document where they are now and. that it simply provides a scalable and cost- effective way to drive outcomes similar.

10 Tips For Creating Even Better Design Documents


An effective detailed design begins with a basic outline; then, the expertise of the designer, parameters of the […]. Instructional Design curriculum development design documents eLearning instructional design instructional methods instructor-led training learning methodologyWriting a detailed design or outline is both art and science. It is science because there is a process and steps to follow. It is art because each project does not easily fit into a cookie-cutter mold.

How to Maintain Visual Consistency in Your Documentation

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Apply Borders and Effects.

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.

Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

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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. Analysis of the PDF document.

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Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

programs as “somewhat effective” or better. self-assessment to document. is well-documented, we’ve created. learner to document where they are now and. that it simply provides a scalable and cost- effective way to drive outcomes similar.

4 Training Effectiveness Metrics to Track Your L&D Fitness

Absorb LMS

Although there’s no fancy watch to measure training effectiveness, there are other methods to do so. The financial costs of turnover are well-documented, but don’t represent the full picture. An effective LMS can improve employee retention and ease the stress of departures, according to Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends report. Learning is a marathon, and you can lead the pack by evaluating training effectiveness.

Tools for Effective Content Development

Your Training Edge

This effect generally occurs to a greater or lesser extent with any content and therefore it is more than advisable to use them wherever possible. So, without further ado, here is a list of tools that you can use for effective content development: 1.

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

They don’t have to mean sacrificing creativity, engagement, or effectiveness. An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Developing Effective Custom Training While Respecting Resource Limitations. Budget limits. Deadlines.

Effective Storyboarding

Integrated Learnings

Storyboarding for an eLearning course can be a very effective way to lay out the overall look and feel of your course, as evidenced by this post by Donna Bryant. I recently attended a webinar presented by Trivantis, the company that owns the eLearning development software Lectora , on effective storyboarding. You can even access a master list of your notes within the document. By Dean Hawkinson.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. project charter can be an effective tool to determine if content belongs. and barriers Once you’ve documented the business outcomes and.

Effective E-Learning – How to take the ‘boring’ out of e-learning


While technology enabled learning is no doubt being embraced by diverse industries to address their training needs, making it truly effective is still a constant challenge. Among other concerns, is that e-content created should be able to engage the audience thoroughly to be truly effective.

Combating “The Homer Simpson Effect”


There really is a “Homer Simpson” effect in neuroscience. The Homer Simpson Effect means that in order to “make room” for new learning, your brain weeds out prior learning. Minimizing the Homer Simpson Effect.

The Google Effect


I recently heard a term that was new to me, “ The Google Effect.” It turns out that there’s been quite a lot of research into the effects of online search on our brains and our apparent decline in the ability to remember things.

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Managing Remote Employees Effectively


However, do those who only have experience with face-to-face team management have to master a whole new set of skills to be effective at overseeing remote employees? Maintain up-to-date process/project documents.

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. Board, “Shifting an effective manager to an effective. So how effective are your managers at leading and. effective training and support. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE.

Effective virtual facilitation

E-Learning Provocateur

As virtual classes rapidly become de rigueur , the need for an effective virtual facilitation framework accelerates. Provide them with any documents they will need beforehand.

10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines

Upside Learning

Like every other Bid Manager, I too was excited as it was a good opportunity; but my excitement soon turned into disappointment when I opened the Bid Document. Would this document allow a vendor to map their solution as per the organization’s true requirement?

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Masking effects in PowerPoint: Stencils and animation


Click below to level up your masking abilities: Masking effects in PowerPoint: 3 simple animation tricks. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Creating stencils. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Stencils and animation. Masking effects in PowerPoint: Stencils and animation. By plonking everything on a slide, you’re effectively giving them a simplified word document, and they’re likely to tune you out while they read the slide content. Masking and animation.

Training Teams Effectively


For training that requires nuanced communication a webinar is better than documentation. For example, if new members of your sales team need training on ‘Effective Product Demonstration’, what’s the best vehicle for that training?

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Five ways of effective mLearning delivery


Though it is possible to share and store entire text documents on a mobile device, reading while on the move is always a challenge. The ways listed above are only some of many that can be employed to effectively reach out to your learners through the mobile platform.

Combating “The Homer Simpson Effect”


There really is a “Homer Simpson” effect in neuroscience. The Homer Simpson Effect means that in order to “make room” for new learning, your brain weeds out prior learning. Minimizing the Homer Simpson Effect.

Creating Effective Job Aids – Common Mistakes to avoid


Job aid, as the name suggests, aids the users in completing the job effectively and successfully. However poorly designed job aid would defeat its purpose and is likely to end up getting dumped into the stack of unused documents.

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How to build an effective online course

eLearning 24-7

Easy to find information on how to build an effective online course (aka as WBT). There are some that forget that the term “content” means more than just an ebook, or a PDF or a document or even a video. courses well or effectively. A course standard does a lot of things, but it is not a factor in terms of you either building a linear course (which is awful) or non-linear (which is why WBT is so effective over ILT). . I thought it would be easy.

6 Tips for Effective eLearning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Although many people can create online courses, creating an effective course can be much more difficult. An effective online course requires time, effort, and high quality content. Effective eLearning courses take these different learning styles into account prior to course creation.

7 Best Practices for Effective Custom eLearning Content Development

Obsidian Learning

Create a Design Document for your Custom eLearning. The main deliverable of a kickoff meeting is a design document. This document is the roadmap for the course, and clearly lays out what we are doing, why we are doing it, and how we intend to accomplish our goals.

The Grail of Effective and Engaging Learning Experiences

Clark Quinn

While there are many dimensions that could be considered, for the sake of simplicity let’s characterize the two important ones as effectiveness of our learning and the engagement of the experience. Other approaches achieve much of this effectiveness in different ways.

How To Make Collaborations Tools More Effective: Analysing The Reasons For Failure


For instance most employees need word documents or spreadsheet program to carry on their day-today work.

#1 Killer of Effective Learning Development


This is because once something is finalized, there are usually multiple inputs, source documents, etc. When creating and delivering any type of learning, there is one thing that will surely kill your productivity 100% of the time.

Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations

Performance Learning Productivity

At other times it requires a total re-think of strategy and practice to break the barriers and implement effective solutions. Like many HR departments, most L&D professionals pride themselves in having well-documented processes.

ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs


– It’s simple and effective! This provides you with a structured method for tracking the movement between the stages and it’s also a great way to document any developments or takeaways from each stage.


4 most effective corporate applications of micro-learning?


No one really wants to go through the entire document or video to recollect a few key features. Everyone knows what microlearning is, it a more focused bite-sized learning to achieve specific objectives.