Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

Lengthy research documents? Well to some extent that’s true, considering the omnipresent nature of these documents that haunt you everywhere. The onus is on instructional designers to read through the entire document and divide it into portions. What does a PDF bring to mind?

Developing Online Instructional Modules for ERP Training

CommLab India

Developing online instructional modules for ERP end-user training is always a challenging task. For example, Articulate Storyline does not provide responsive output, Adobe Captivate has its limitations for developing quizzes and Lectora Inspire lacks quality in its simulations.

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Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight


The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industry is a highly dynamic sector where updated knowledge provides an extra edge over others in the competitive scenario. This provides just-in-time delivery of information, which is often at the crux of making a successful sales call.

The Snowball Effect: Documentation and Training for Global ERP Systems

Dashe & Thomson

Several years passed and the company implemented new SAP modules and fine-tuned existing modules. Finally the documents were ready for end users…and then there were changes to SAP… again, and again, and again.

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Using Design to Increase Training Adoption: This Month on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Take, for instance, support documents. We all know how helpful these can be, and how they can help provide that critical extra touch needed for retention.

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Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective


With developing technologies and development tools, many varied types of mobile-based learning modules are being created – but what is the basis of that? Text-based documents can be sent, shared and stored in a mobile device.

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E-learning modules are not the complete replacement

Clive on Learning

Chances are that you are using the classroom elements to enthuse students about the topics covered by the course, to explain key ideas with the benefit of visual aids and interactive exercises, to stimulate discussion and provide opportunities for working with the new ideas. A text document, video or podcast is much better suited to this task than a tutorial and, assuming it isn't already available as a web resource, is much easier to put together.

eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

In the design phase, graphics are chosen, storyboards are created, the delivery method is decided, and the whole proves is documented. Course- A course is made of one or more modules put together to form one cohesive unit to teach a person about a topic.

The 3 Phase Process to Develop an Online Curriculum in 20 Days

CommLab India

Recently , one of our clients in the medical device space asked us to convert a PDF file on the documentation norms prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) into an interesting e-learning curriculum. The content under each head was presented as a micro online learning module.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

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.

Top 5 Benefits of Using a Learning Management System

eLearning Brothers

These systems often provide easy ways for instructors to create and deliver their content while simultaneously monitoring participation and assessing performance. They also facilitate administration and course documentation.

Learning Experience Platform – WRONG

eLearning 24-7

Because, I asked others in the L&D space what a learning experience platform meant to them, and each one had no specific response to provide. podcasts), courses, micro-learning courses (a favorite among LEPs), documents, PDFs and various other types of files (depending on the vendor). . As a whole though, LEPs provide you with a wealth, err extensive list of content providers, some are free (i.e. I’ll get right to the point.

Enhance Digital Learning Experiences with Video

B Online Learning

So why would you want to sit through an eLearning module that goes for an hour and a half? If you had the option to complete a 1 hour eLearning module on building a timber deck, compared to a 5-minute video which would you choose? So, what about our eLearning modules?

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Thankfully, eLearning comes in many different forms from basic PowerPoint modules to learning games and simulations and beyond, giving users many options to support their unique learning objectives.

Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?


Document and share lessons that have to be demonstrated: Many skills taught in the classroom are physical and the learners actually have to ‘see’ a person do it to learn it well.

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Why You Need a Professional Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

As an e-learning developer, it’s important to document your work experience and skills. And we even looked at one community member who does a great job demonstrating her skills by showcasing her e-learning modules in her portfolio.

Training the Telecom Salesforce – How Online Training Can Help

CommLab India

Although these tools help in providing real time data, they can be overwhelming and complex for the sales team. . Simulation based training can be very helpful in such cases, training them on processes, planning and document management. .

5 Keys to Streamlining Learning


Defining learning that will provide the knowledge employees need to perform job behaviors properly and consistently. Provide consistent training through short microlearning modules. Then, have them provide coaching and mentoring in areas that employees find challenging.

Developing A Blended Learning Framework For Various Learning Goals

CommLab India

In recent years, a growing demand for flexibility in learning and the cost-effectiveness of technology has provided the impetus for the rise of blended learning. Self-paced e-learning modules, online documents. Providing training on the basics of a software application.

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ERP End-user Training: How to Develop a Curriculum

CommLab India

By the end of the analysis phase, you must have clear, documented answers to the following questions: Who are the learners, what are their roles, and their job characteristics? In the development phase, the courseware must be developed as per the course design document.

Five Varying Learner Profiles in E-Learning


The e-course can be broken down into multiple modules and to proceed from one to another, the learner has to go through a small assessment. But if mobile learning is not a logistically viable option, important documents or learning highlights can be made downloadable within the e-course.

eFront 3.6.12 just released


This maintenance update includes important speed optimizations, full text-search for documents for our enterprise clients, a module to bootstrap modules production, a new sleek modern theme, dozens upon dozens of minor bug fixes, and several tweaks to make your favorite tool even more enjoyable!

How can an LMS help deploy learning courses in global organizations?


However, delivering these training modules or programs to learners worldwide becomes a challenging task for organizations today. Hence, providing training to each of these employees based on their skills and expertise is not as easy as it sounds.

Why Usability is Critical in a Learning Management System


They are engaging with the content you provide and with their colleagues within the business. Everyone is frustrated by the difficulty in finding documents and other resources. The content you find may be a powerpoint document created by engineers to present a new product.

Translating Activities Into the Virtual Classroom

ATD Learning Technologies

To aid us in mapping out this digital learning journey, at Virtual Gurus we use something called a wireframe, a document that you may refer to as a design document or a storyboard. Provide a discussion question and show it on the screen or in the chat space.

Micro Learning and Mobile

eLearning 24-7

At the high level, 10 minutes per module. The benefit is providing content/courses to learn new skills, improve upon skills enabling true retention, comprehension and synthesis. . Oh, and they retained the info, higher than those who were not provided such an opportunity.

Theme-based Learning for Heightened Retention: An e-Learning Perspective


By building relationships between topics, themes provide a common ground for understanding multiple topics in detail. It was becoming increasingly difficult to provide training for this group – in a manner that would suit them all.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

The technological affordances of social and mobile add to the ability to provide an ecosystem of continuous and pervasive learning. Moreover, providing MOOCs on mobile devices further augments interaction and networking thus increasing the participation level.

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Crash Course For Constructive Feedback

Association eLearning

Ultimately, feedback needs to provide directions and suggestions or point out something that isn’t working well. One note says, “Replace the word ‘dog’ with ‘canine’ throughout this module.” A second note in the same document says, “Add the sentence, ‘The dog ran.’ ”.

Is great content the driver for a great LMS?


In eloomi, we can provide all the content you need: be that animation, micro learning, or interactive content in SCORM and Adaptive Learning, but we always identify the purpose of use before starting the process of building content. At eloomi we view content as an open book, in which you chose the provider or the content you need, whenever you need it and to the purpose at hand to get the best possible result. Well, yes and no.

5 Ways Scenario-based Online Learning Can Pave the Way For GCP Training

CommLab India

GCP is an international moral and scientific excellence standard for the layout, behavior, performance, checking, auditing, documentation, and evaluation of clinical trials or research involving human subjects.

10 Ways to Unleash the Power of M-learning for Sales Training – Part 2

CommLab India

In my earlier post, 10 Ways to Unleash the Power of M-learning for Sales Training – Part 1 , we have seen how podcasts, explainer videos, microlearning modules, and mobile apps can be used to impart effective training to sales reps.

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Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course

eLearning 24-7

I had an outside developer build a couple again following the approach of SBL with mini modules that were micro based (we just didn’t call it that). Each of these areas will be a mini-module within your micro based course. Map out what you want to cover, in other words, create a mini storyboard (it can be a piece of paper or a word document or one of the items, I will list below – at the end of this post). . What if I do mini-modules within a micro-course.

Gamification: The Perfect Learning Solution for A Few Business Situations

CommLab India

Games are best suited to provide challenges, motivation, and feedback. The way you welcome them, provide trainings, etc., Most of them dislike it when you dump lengthy courses, bland PowerPoint presentations, or PDF documents containing the organization’s rules and policies.

Enhance the Productivity of Your Employees with Online Training

CommLab India

The first thing he does is search the web ; he finds a few online modules on communication skills. If you can identify with this scenario, don’t wait for your employees to search for training programs; rather as a training manager, provide the right training with the help of e-learning.

How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

Do you just open up Articulate Storyline , have a look at the content that your SME has provided and then just start building it? If you said ‘yes’ to any of those questions, you might need to stop and take a good long hard look at the way you develop your modules.