The Case for Documentation

The Learning Dispatch

Do you hate documentation? That’s the power of documentation. How do you ensure that you get the benefits of documentation without the hate? When creating, sharing, or maintaining documentation, invite potential users to be part of the process.

Tips For Creating Training Documentation For Your Software Rollout

Epilogue Systems

Migrating to new software is never easy, even if it is a new version of a familiar application. But shifting to a new version of the software you are familiar with can be equally tricky. . This is why training documentation is so essential. Focus on effectiveness.

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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How to Document a Process in Just a Few Clicks

TechSmith Camtasia

Creating and maintaining process documentation is helpful for a variety of reasons. In this post, we’ll cover the basics of process documentation, provide some best practices, and share a step-by-step guide that will help you document a process in just a few clicks!

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. need to create multiple versions of. effective meetings.

Storyboard Workbook for Elearning: Documenting the Workflow

NuggetHead

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.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment Version 2: BaseCamp 2011

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

People not only learned how to conduct effective one-on-one meetings with their direct reports, but they also received process documents and made a commitment to participate in the new one-on-one process. In an earlier post, I described an ad-hoc social learning environment where a blog was set up to drive learning for a group of 40 executives in a company, spread over multiple locations.

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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#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. This is because once something is finalized, there are usually multiple inputs, source documents, etc. Taking down the previous version of the course.

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

Learning Visions

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. As Janet mentioned, "most companies have digital document control procedures that include e-Learning content."

ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs

LearnUpon

– It’s simple and effective! Other versions? 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.

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Five Tips for Creating Effective Learning Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

As a result, the expectations for this type of content have risen and video creators are finding it more difficult than ever to ensure that their content is effective and engaging. Use zoom and pan effects to bring sections of your content into focus.

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ADDIE: 5 Steps To Build Effective Training Programs

LearnUpon

– It’s simple and effective! Other versions? 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.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. the version 2.1 and version 2.1.

You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

You’ll also have assistance with documentation, project management and other details that are often overlooked. If you don’t already have an account with one of these services, you may want to use their free version to set-up a dedicated project account.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. the version 2.1 and version 2.1.

How to Run an Effective Multinational Course Pilot

Trivantis

At the CDC, Karen Ngowe used it to run an effective multinational course pilot (an official test of a course from start to finish) , saving 80 hours of maintenance time. The post How to Run an Effective Multinational Course Pilot appeared first on Trivantis e-Learning.

Dev Corner - Camtasia Studio and Cursor Effects

TechSmith Camtasia

Orians is a developer on the Windows version of Camtasia Studio. There are some really cool features in Camtasia Studio 7; my personal favorite is Cursor Effects. The spotlight effect and the ability to change the highlight effect post-recording is very cool!

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Mindflash.com Version – Product Review

eLearning 24-7

I deck out the house with special effects, ghostly lights, the whole works. Next upload your elements – this can be word documents, videos, audio, etc. While this makes sense if the archive is an older version and you are updating it, it seems an extra step, if you pulled the course because of whatever reason and it wasn’t because there is a new version online. I love Halloween. It is one of my favorite times of the year.

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?

Teach Learners to Use Job Aids

Integrated Learnings

The January/February issue of Scientific American Mind described the Google effect of how people learn. Pilot an initial version of an eLearning course that focuses on referring to job aids to complete a few critical tasks. Instructional Design eLearning Blog Performance Support Moments of Learning Need Best Practices Checklists Workplace Learning online document Google eLearningBy Shelley A. Gable.

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How to write scripts for webinars, videos and eLearning

BrightCarbon

If we put a comma after ‘effectively’, suddenly the sentence has a nice symmetrical structure. Multi-clause sentences: When you’re creating a written document you have a lot more linguistic flexibility than you do in a script. Sales messaging Effective eLearning

Technical Communications: Online Versus Paper

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Tony Self    What is more effective, a print document or an online document? It wasn't all that long ago that print documents would definitely have been voted more effective, especially considering the poor quality of computer monitors and slow internet speeds. Remember trying to pull up a document on a modem?). Given the speed of today's internet and mobile device support, print documents are likely going the way of the dinosaur.

Transitioning from Rollover Objects to HTML5

Adobe Captivate

I am not going to show click-by-click documentation on the Advanced Actions, but I will note where you could click and see how those Advanced Actions are setup. This slide can be copied and the new version is a duplicate.

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

Knowledge Guru

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. Version 1. It’s the first version beyond the initial paper prototype.)

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Adobe FrameMaker 10: Managing Alert Boxes

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Barb Binder  FrameMaker has a long history of alerting us to various problems in our documents. I'm also unconcerned about the alert for converting an older file to the current version of FrameMaker. Once I upgrade to a new version, I usually don't go back.)

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:the aerogel-weight jQuery-compatible JavaScript

E-learning Uncovered

Library jQuery File Download is a cross server platform compatible jQuery plugin that allows for an Ajax-like file download experience Different types of Document Ready functions typically used in jQuery and why you might choose one version over another as they have the same effect

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Microsoft Word isn’t exactly the most glamorous tool here, but it is a tool I use regularly for design documents, storyboards, and other projects for clients. Almost all of that is helping clients use Moodle more effectively.

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Best Practices in Editorial Project Management for Publishers

Hurix Digital

In the world of publishing, editorial project management refers to overseeing all the processes and functions involved in transitioning a manuscript to a printed/electronic version for consumption of the end-readers. What is Editorial Project Management?

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

What is the training effectiveness measure? The deliverables of this phase are: Approach Document. Documents including the following information: Understanding the requirements based on the identified training needs. A design document is created and shared with the stakeholders.

Touch Enabled 3D Collaboration

Kapp Notes

My friends over at Proton Media continue to do great things in the 3D space, just recently they announced the latest version of ProtoSphere, the first enterprise-ready 3D virtual collaboration environment optimized for touch-enabled devices like iPad, Microsoft Surface Pro, and even Perceptive Pixel.

Tips for Managing Assets When Creating a Collaborative Course

CourseArc

As such, a collaborative project with more than one set of standards for a specific deliverable (like creating project documentation) is doomed to fail! Versioning guidelines. Take detailed notes so all action items and deadlines are clearly documented.

Top 5 LMS Features for Life Science Companies

ePath Learning

Learning management systems offer an abundance of features and functionality, but there are several key features that life science companies require to deliver an effective compliance training solution. The FDA requires that life science companies execute and document employee training.

How to organize online training for your remote employees and skyrocket their skills!

Matrix

Employees should have access to online versions of all company policies and documentation on company values, how-to guides, and any other written training materials. Complex, rambling documents are hard to follow, and employees will skim through them without retaining much info.

Upgrading to Moodle 3

Moodle Journal

check out Moodle documentation here Thinking about performance, Moodle 3.0.1 As a Moodlerooms client we have recently been upgraded Moodle 3 here at the College and as such I have been particularly interested in some of the new features that come along with that.