How To Quickly Create Documentation Without Compromising Quality (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

DFCU Financial employees needed to capture their screens as part of a company-wide push for process documentation. Snagit now helps employees process information faster and with a professional polish that meets the high-quality expectations maintained by DFCU Financial. At a glance.

What's the ROI on Quality?

Dashe & Thomson

Here’s something you don’t hear every day: the quality of your company's learning and communication content plays a significant role in how people view your company. If they can’t manage details with their own documents or products, how can you trust them with yours?

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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.

Project Management: Documentation Maintenance

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  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.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

stability, quality of service, and ultimately, public safety. Publish these in an official Project Charter document and share it with everyone on. person who embodies the quality of. and barriers Once you’ve documented the business outcomes and. Developing a.

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?

10 Qualities and Skills of a Great Instructional Design Company

Spark Your Interest

10 Qualities and Skills of a Great Instructional Design Company. Below are 10 qualities and skills to find a talented company to create a great training product. Also, is there support documentation for those managing the course in the LMS? Designing good instruction for learning requires a unique set of qualities, skills, and experience. The post 10 Qualities and Skills of a Great Instructional Design Company appeared first on Spark + Co.

A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? #ASTD2014

Web Courseworks

If there was a more high-minded (if still arguably commercial) theme to this conference, it was unease about the quality of contemporary online learning. Jon’s and my workshop challenged attendees to develop their own quality manifestos (manifesti?).

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

" While bilingual staff members may be able to complete an internal quality assurance review, be careful not to assume too great a risk by using staff members to translate if this is outside of their intended job description.

We’re Hiring! Quality Assurance Engineer (Belgrade)

LearnUpon

Our Quality Assurance team is key to the company as they are responsible for creating end-to-end test plans that target testing of the LearnUpon web application. Documenting test scripts for LearnUpon’s features. Quality Assurance Engineer (Belgrade) appeared first on LearnUpon.

3 Ways to Kickstart Your Product Launch with Quality Content

Inkling

But when it comes to training the modern sales rep, static documents in the form of PDFs and printed binders do little to engage your sales force. What’s more, given the amount of content involved in today’s sales cycle—for both external assets as well as internal sales tools—anyone is hard pressed to keep up with documents sent through emails or saved on file shares. The post 3 Ways to Kickstart Your Product Launch with Quality Content appeared first on Inkling.

Adobe Captivate: When It Comes to Images, Choose Your Quality

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One thing you can do to lower the size of your published video is control the quality of your slides. Captivate offers four image quality levels you can specify. " In other words, you don't want to use this option if a slide contains high-end PNGs or Photoshop documents.

Fix Those Pesky Digital Learning Quality Assurance Pain Points

eLearningMind

But discovering the right way to do quality assurance can be a time consuming and often frustrating task. Here at ELM, we’ve had our own share of frustration because the thing about quality assurance is: if your product is flawless, you’re done in a day.

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.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. Training faculty to create quality online courses, however, can be challenging. Walk through documents.

Facilitation Quality Matters 5 Steps to Ensuring Top-Quality Training Delivery

Training Industry

After developing a quality design, training managers need to implement a process for quality facilitation. Here are the five steps we take to ensure high-quality training delivery: Create a customized leadership learning program based on design thinking sessions, assessments and recent interviews with leaders. SAP works with a high-quality vendor who typically delivers the first sessions of the program.

Three tips for effective, efficient quality assurance

Good To Great

I hope by now I’ve convinced you of the benefits of quality assurance – although I appreciate that I may not have convinced you that QA is a fun task! Next time you have a document to QA, make a conscious decision to set aside plenty of time to do it properly.

Three tips for effective quality assurance

Good To Great

I hope by now I’ve convinced you of the benefits of quality assurance – although I may not have convinced you that QA is a fun task! Next time you have a document to QA, make a conscious decision to set aside plenty of time to do it properly. Learning and training Project management Tips and examples e-learning tips good e-learning project management quality assurance

Cutting Costs Without Cutting Quality Of Employee Training

Ed App

It is no secret that investing in quality employee training can push the budget. We are here to tell you how to cut costs without cutting the quality of your employee training strategy! We have set out to provide you with 4 of the best ways to boost the quality of your employee training, while cutting costs. It is a no-brainer than online training costs less than seminars and the provision of 40-page documents to every single employee.

Improve Quality of Life With Virtual Learning

CLO Magazine

Further, participants viewed 9,322 documents and attended more than 3,082 scheduled chats. • A resource center with downloadable content that features background documents on policies and procedures, HR forms and marketing materials. VLE metrics, including video and document views, play a significant role in planning future virtual learning activities. Designed to involve the organization’s 4,500 U.S.-based

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! Take detailed notes so all action items and deadlines are clearly documented.

Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning

Raptivity

As technology progresses, assuring the quality of educational experience continues to increase in significance. eLearning eLearning tools Instructional Design interactive learning Design document storyboarding This, in turn, has led to a surge in the number of Instructional Designers(IDs). IDs are seen as professionals who can facilitate explicit eLearning outcomes. The […].

Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This week I'm going to cover how agile helps you get more thorough and timely reviews of your documentation from the team. Getting Helpful Documentation Reviews. Whether you are in a traditional or agile development environment, getting valuable, informative edits on documentation you send out for review can be like pulling teeth. Some reviewers give the documentation a cursory glance and declare it "okay" with no helpful comments. by Alyssa Fox.

Content production must focus on quality to reach jaded audiences

Aptara

Content production must focus on quality to reach jaded audiences. Fearlessly testing those suppositions and applying the data to the next wave of documents might be what turns a company into a go-to resource for viewers.

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?

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Female Leaders: Building Confidence and Initiative

CLO Magazine

The 2,200-person campus has a well-documented commitment to inclusive hiring and even hosts an annual diversity inclusion week. The experience really helps me daily in my position as a manager to communicate and lead my staff,” said Hubbard, who works in training and quality management.

Localization: Training and Development in Mexico

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

High-end sharp-looking visuals are appreciated, so be sure to use quality graphics in your training materials. Documentation e-learning eLearning Localization Technical Communications UA User Assistance User Experience by Jen Weaver    Because Mexico is  our neighbor to the south, Mexican culture may be familiar to most Americans.

Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning

Raptivity

As technology progresses, assuring the quality of educational experience continues to increase in significance. This blog highlights some valuable nuggets of information from an ID’s perspective to help you build and deliver high-quality eLearning material. Design Plan A design document is essential to make sure the team involved in the project is on the same page before commencement of development.

Another Way To Spell Check For Captivate

Adobe Captivate

My first solution was to copy and paste every bit of text on each slide into a word document, but this took forever. By being able to print your projects as a Word document, I could check for any typos at the end of each projects. Choose a location to save the document.

A Note on Details: Which versus What?

The Learning Dispatch

Inconsistent dashes are signs that the author hasn’t paid very close attention to the smaller details of the document. Yet what happens when two different people review a document?

A Note on Details: Which versus What?

The Learning Dispatch

Inconsistent dashes are signs that the author hasn’t paid very close attention to the smaller details of the document. Yet what happens when two different people review a document?

Adobe eSeminar: Create Professional Videos with a Minimal Budget

Adobe Captivate

August 22, 2012 1PM US Eastern Join us for this free eSeminar Join Adobe eLearning Evangelist, Dr. Allen Partridge for a very hands on session explaining how to create professional quality video productions from the comfort of your desk. Adobe Presenter Community Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Rapid Authoring "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Presenter 8 video

How to avoid common consistency mistakes

Good To Great

As the article says, ‘the first line of defence against consistency errors is simply being aware of them’ So, be sure to check these 10 things before submitting your next document: Phrases in capitals. Upload a document, and it very quickly generates a report highlighting the type and frequency of consistency mistakes. Instructional design Learning and training Quick links and inspiration quality assurance

How to avoid common consistency mistakes

Good To Great

As the article says, ‘the first line of defence against consistency errors is simply being aware of them’ So, if nothing else, be sure to check these 10 things before sending your next email or submitting your next document: Phrases in capitals.

Setting the Standard for eLearning Assessments

eLearning Brothers

Previously, we discussed how authentic assessments can be used to continuously improve the quality of eLearning experiences. Another key to the continuous improvement of your eLearning experience is the integration of quality assessment standards into the instructional design process.