Using PDF Job Aids for Just-in-Time Training

Association eLearning

The American Society for Training & Development has a handy PDF resource for matching up needs (consistency, decision making, process order, etc.) with the best format. How to Design Them Effectively. Related elements should be placed near one another on the PDF.

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Understanding Image File Formats

TechSmith Camtasia

But, which image file formats do you need? Other more advanced image editors (such as Adobe Photoshop) offer additional formats like.psd,psb,bmp,eps,raw, to name a few. The main difference between all of these image formats comes down to two things: compression and compatibility.

Transcript Formats Explained

3Play Media

When we say format, we mean file format – transcript file formats to be precise. Basically, a transcript is a document displaying speech and sound information in text format. Transcript File Formats: What About Them? Which file formats do they support?

How to Transform a PDF into an eLearning Course

360 Training

In this post, we will shed light on how to transform PDF content (training material) into an online course. From learning organizations to individual learners, more people are inclined towards eLearning because of its accessibility, reliability, and cost effectiveness.

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Personalized training is a powerful and effective approach that assesses an individual’s. organizations—even though it was much more effective than. techniques, deliver an extremely effective adaptive microlearning solution. format, OttoLearn organizes content as a map.

Best Practices: Working with Text-Based (PDF) Courses

360 Training

Each day, thousands of students sign up and acquire required skills easily and effectively with the help of elearning courses. This blog discusses a few best practices on working with text-based ( PDF ) courses. Text-based courses are purely content-orientated courses with content presented in an online format, requiring students to read the training material and successfully complete quizzes and/or a final exam. What software is required to view the PDF?

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How to Develop Training Materials the Right Way [Free PDF Guide]

Continu

Training materials are one of the core pieces of your training program—if they’re not compelling and useful, your training is going to lose effectiveness. You could format your materials as FAQs, walkthroughs, wikis, or anything else that you think learners will find useful. If you decide to use a written training manual, you’ll love this guide: “How to Develop a Training Manual” is a free downloadable PDF that makes writing a training manual easy.

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Publishing for the Mobile – Dos and Don’ts

MagicBox

Keep a close eye on the metrics: The main reason for shifting from PDF to using digital assets is the ability to keep a tab on real-time metrics. PDFs offer a poor user experience on mobile, despite which many companies still use this format to send important proposals and sales brochures.

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.

How to Convert Your Training Content into Mobile Learning Format

Practi

The process of converting traditional learning material into a mobile-ready format can be simplified if you follow the guidelines of being brief, relevant, and interesting. You can also start with existing slides or a policy PDF, if you already have them in your content files, and break them down into smaller pieces. The important thing to remember is that format matters. Format with Readability in Mind.

10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

There are various types of microlearning with some forms being considerably older or more effective than others. A GIF is technically an image format that allows motion, but it’s come to mean silent, looping images of any format. PDF microlearning.

Yo Quiero Learning! Taco Bell Spices Up Training

CLO Magazine

Phase two involved converting the format of all standard operating procedures to dynamic, interactive “Inkdocs.” In addition to hyperlinks and videos/sound clips that can be included in an interactive PDF, Inkdocs include flashcards, quizzes, self-assessments, timelines and more.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was dilly dallying about both when Steven Lewis showed me his newly produced paperback, How to Format Perfect Kindle Books – ironic, eh? When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2

E-Learning Provocateur

Oh, and it’s effectively free. It also means your e-book will be in Kindle format (not ePub). Smashwords can publish your e-book in multiple formats: HTML, PDF, Kindle, ePub, LRF and PDB. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 1 I shared with you my insights into old school publishers and literary agents.

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The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content. It’s amazing how time and effort effective, teaching becomes when eLearning environments use the correct images and multimedia. Crossing over from the Traditional An effective strategy to ensure transfer is to provide opportunity for reflection, summarizing key facts and recalling information.

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was dilly dallying about both when Steven Lewis showed me his newly produced paperback, How to Format Perfect Kindle Books – ironic, eh? When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings. I used BullZip’s free PDF Printer ; if you do too, I recommend picking “Flate” for your image compression and “Prepress” for the output quality.

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Videos in eLearning: A Snack Sized Solution

Association eLearning

adding dimension and depth to lessons that would be harder to understand in text format. The most effective videos show a person what to do or what not to do, especially surrounding topics such as customer service and sales.

The RETAIN Model for Creating Effective Courses

TalentLMS

Unfortunately, most trainers and faculty believe that the deployment of powerpoint and pdf notes on a learning management system equals the development of eLearning content.

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2

E-Learning Provocateur

Oh, and it’s effectively free. It also means your e-book will be in Kindle format (not ePub). Smashwords can publish your e-book in multiple formats: HTML, PDF, Kindle, ePub, LRF and PDB. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 1 I shared with you my insights into old school publishers and literary agents.

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How to Distribute eBooks on Online Platforms

Kitaboo

However, before you proceed, you need to understand how to distribute ebooks and format it properly so that it is acceptable on various distribution platforms. DOC,DOCX: Microsoft Word’s proprietary format is widely used for documents in older versions of Word. format.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

and multimedia components to be effective. In other contexts, a podcast may take advantage of music, wildtrack, multiple voices, and sound effects. Click here to view the transcript of this podcast (PDF, 24K).

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

You can also drop in new files, split audio, modify the volume (or amplitude), “top and tail” the recording, and add effects, before generating a rendered file which contains all of the modifications you made to your audio. Click here to view the transcript of this podcast (PDF, 585K). --.

Introduction to Evaluation in e-Learning

eFront

Evaluation enables us to: determine the quality, effectiveness, and continuous improvement of the e-Learning, understand the pros and cons of the e-Learning courses or programs, and make improvements. Evaluation occurs: Before the e-Learning (needs assessment) to plan e-Learning During the e-Learning (formative evaluation) to make improvements, and After the e-Learning (summative evaluation) to determine outcomes.

How To Convert Your PDFs into eLearning

TalentLMS

No matter where you go, you will run into a pdf file! Newsletters and company important announcements (or instructions for new application implementation procedures) all come in portable document format, in attractive colors and impressive images embedded. Divide a large pdf into parts.

CME in the 21st Century – Webinar Digest

Web Courseworks

Smothers gave a list of benefits for having standards: Most organizations are currently using the PDF certificate to verify and track the completion of continuing education. This means the learner has multiple PDF certificates to keep track of, and can easily be misplaced or lost.

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Adobe RoboHelp 2015: New Book Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  You will learn to enhance your content with graphics, dynamic effects (DHTML), and multimedia (eLearning content created using Adobe Captivate).   The output files you learn to generate (Single Source Layouts) will allow you to deliver content to the iPad and other tablets, smartphones, and desktops using output formats such as Responsive HTML5, WebHelp, Microsoft HTML Help, Adobe AIR Help, PDF and eBooks. Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials.

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How to Use a Learning Management System to Solve the I-Didn’t-Get-the-Memo Problem

Absorb LMS

A learning management system (LMS) can provide an effective way to monitor who has viewed such important information and who may need a follow-up telephone call. Create a `course’ that contains the critical information embedded as a PDF document.

Adobe RoboHelp 2015: New Skills & Drills Workbook Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  You will learn to enhance your content with graphics, dynamic effects (DHTML), and multimedia (eLearning content created using Adobe Captivate).   The output files you learn to generate (Single Source Layouts) will allow you to deliver content to the iPad and other tablets, smartphones, and desktops using output formats such as Responsive HTML5, WebHelp, Microsoft HTML Help, Adobe AIR Help, PDF and eBooks.

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Benefits of Scenario-Based Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Why are scenarios effective for learning? Finally, many learners find scenario-based e-Learning more motivating than traditional instructional formats. Scenario-based-learning : PDF explaining theory and how to decide if SBL is the right strategy.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images). For a complex data table, format the top row as the header, activate the “Repeat Header Rows” condition , and check the table for a logical flow.

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Instructor-Led Material Development Made Easy

Obsidian Learning

Effective classroom-based instruction requires a combination of visual aids, instructor guides, and participant workbooks. Wouldn’t it be great if you could automate the process of converting PowerPoints to effective instructor and learner guides?

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Why Flip Book Maker Is the Best Tool to Develop E-books

CommLab India

Often, designers of e-learning content focus on tasks such as setting effective learning objectives, using the right interactivities, and developing assessments. Ability to convert learning materials in a wide variety of formats.

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Let me tell you everything you need to know! Or not.

Making Change

A one-page PDF of tips, plus eight online branching scenarios in which you practice responding appropriately during typical interactions in the Zeko workplace. If you’re like most people, you want package 2, the PDF and scenarios. Congratulations!

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