Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
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?
Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight
JUNE 1, 2015
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
MARCH 13, 2012
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.
An LMS Provides Solutions to Your Company’s New Year’s Resolutions
DECEMBER 15, 2015
If so, know that an eLearning system can provide the solutions to your company’s New Year’s resolutions. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.”.
Harnessing Learning Theories for the Mobile Platform: A m-learning perspective
JULY 24, 2014
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.
E-learning modules are not the complete replacement
Clive on Learning
MAY 17, 2010
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.
5 Keys to Streamlining Learning
DECEMBER 18, 2015
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.
eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms
JUNE 9, 2016
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.
Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2
NOVEMBER 25, 2016
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
DECEMBER 29, 2014
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.
The 3 Phase Process to Develop an Online Curriculum in 20 Days
DECEMBER 13, 2016
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.
Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?
MARCH 2, 2015
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.
Why Usability is Critical in a Learning Management System
DECEMBER 13, 2016
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.
Virtual Instructors: Almost as Good as the Real Thing
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Further, VILT sessions coupled with other training elements provide a variety of learning outlets for enhanced engagement. In a virtual session, materials can be provided digitally via company intranet, email or over the virtual platform itself.
Translating Activities Into the Virtual Classroom
ATD Learning Technologies
OCTOBER 26, 2016
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.
eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
MAY 11, 2016
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.
eFront 3.6.12 just released
DECEMBER 24, 2012
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!
Training the Telecom Salesforce – How Online Training Can Help
AUGUST 18, 2016
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. .
Five Varying Learner Profiles in E-Learning
AUGUST 4, 2016
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.
Theme-based Learning for Heightened Retention: An e-Learning Perspective
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
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.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC
JANUARY 25, 2015
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.
How do you build eLearning?
B Online Learning
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
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.
Instructional Design Tip: How to Simplify Instruction
OCTOBER 4, 2016
Don’t just review documentation or trust what the subject matter expert says. ” These are things not covered in documentation manuals. We designed some elearning modules around the parts of the machine.
Developing A Blended Learning Framework For Various Learning Goals
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
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.
ERP End-user Training: How to Develop a Curriculum
NOVEMBER 23, 2016
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.
Micro Learning and Mobile
MARCH 30, 2017
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.
5 Ways Scenario-based Online Learning Can Pave the Way For GCP Training
JULY 19, 2016
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.
Crash Course For Constructive Feedback
OCTOBER 6, 2016
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.’ ”.
Interview with a Veteran LMS Administrator
JULY 24, 2015
Since CUNA provides a sub-site for each member credit union, the extra layer creates special challenges. Our original self-study course offerings were made up of print modules that required Scantron exams. Connie Welch, Director of Student Services at CUNA.
MOOCs at the 5 Moments of Learning Need
Your Training Edge
OCTOBER 8, 2014
When does your organization provide training to employees, when it’s a good time for you or when it’s a good time for them? This type of content can be quickly and easily delivered in a self-paced, non-moderated MOOC using short videos with embedded comprehension questions and an end-of-module exam. The moment of apply is where MOOCs really excel, in the form of providing just-in-time learning and performance support.
Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
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.
Creating E-learning Videos: 5 Video Editing Tools That’ll Help
JULY 19, 2016
When you are given an option to choose a 5 minute-video or a 10 page document to learn a concept, what would you choose? This is a next level editing tool which provides cutting-edge tools and streamlined workflows.
E-learning in the Telecommunications Industry
MAY 23, 2013
Modules within the same course can be built for different learners, enabling the learners to choose the modules as per their requirement. Similarly, different assessments can be built, one set for each module.
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
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.