5 Tips to Make Rapid E-Learning Interactive

Rapid eLearning

When building rapid elearning with PowerPoint it can be a challenge to get away from linear courses. The good thing is that PowerPoint isn’t limited to linear elearning. Building interactive elearning is just a matter of learning a few techniques.

The Truth About Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Rapid elearning tools generally fall into one of two groups: freeform and form-based authoring. Most rapid elearning courses use a combination of form-based modules and PowerPoint. Here’s what’s true about PowerPoint and rapid elearning.

5 Free Online Image Editors for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I like some of the pencil drawing effects and it can output to Flickr and Picasa. They also offer a Pro upgrade that gives you a desktop version with additional features. My guess is the Polaroid frame would work well with some elearning screens. Rapid E-Learning Workshop.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. The more courses they create, the more they realize they need to craft better learning experiences. I call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. Rapid Authoring.

Do You Know the Answers to These Rapid E-Learning Questions?

Rapid eLearning

Recently I participated in an interview-style webinar for the E-Learning Guild. Today we’ll look at the rapid elearning questions. What is Rapid E-Learning? So for them elearning was an all or nothing proposition. Start with rapid elearning.

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Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic Another new rapid e-Learning tool, this from Epic (UK).

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Eric: The future of e-Learning is wide open!

6 Facts About Rapid eLearning Development That Will Impress Your Boss

Adobe Captivate

In today’s world, time is at premium and Learning and Development professionals have to balance the quality of eLearning courses within shorter time spans to go-live and within budgets that are shrinking every year. Rapid eLearning Development: What Is Rapid eLearning?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 23, 2007 Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter If youve been following my blog for awhile, then you already know how I feel about the folks at Kineo.

Create Effective Dialogue Simulations for Online Sales Training with iSpring Version 8.3

CommLab India

Simulation training helps individuals learn by performing an action in order to achieve a certain outcome. The learning outcome from the simulation comes from experience and adults, we know, learn better through experience. Learning Technology rapid authoring tool

M-Learning 101: I’ll Take My Rapid E-Learning to Go

Rapid eLearning

The challenge for many people is figuring out what mobile learning is and what they can do to get started. The cool thing is that while you’re still figuring things out, it’s easy enough to stick your toes into the m-learning pool. You Already Have a Great Mobile Learning Tool.

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From Idea To Course: The 7 Steps Towards Rapid eLearning

TalentLMS

Is it truly possible to create a rapid eLearning program? Rapid eLearning is not a magic solution to hopelessly lengthy content that needs to be consolidated into “digestible chunks”. First things first, what is rapid eLearning?

Leverage Enhanced Lectora 17 Features for Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

As learning and training head toward mobile devices, Lectora Inspire has set her direction and transformed fast as a rapid authoring software that can create mobile-friendly courses. This post is an attempt to look at them and how they add value to the online course rapid development.

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. The purpose of the course is not to learn, but instead to demonstrate what we already know. Like the healthcare industry, there are many industries that require annual refresher or certification testing that has little to do with learning. Of course, when a person doesn’t pass the certification, it identifies a clear learning opportunity. Here’s what his team did to create a more efficient elearning certification process.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. They’re not really designed for elearning courses. This means that you’ll have to create your own templates that work better with the rapid elearning software. Take a look at the image that inspired it and then click the demo link to see my template applied to an elearning course. I usually make four screens for my elearning courses.

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." She raised the question about e-Learning content and how well companies keep track of content updates. Can you prove when and how your e-Learning content has changed?

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

A traditional online learning development project can take several months. Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. When you have to get that e-learning course not in months, but weeks.

Here’s the First Step When Building Interactive E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

On past projects, many of my customers would ask for interactive elearning courses. When I asked them how they defined interactive elearning courses they’d usually list things like fancy mouseovers, drag-and-drop interactions, and a host of other ways to interact with the screen.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. Using Authorware , learning professionals could create learning programs with hyper-simplistic designs, primarily through dragging and dropping icons.

The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate – Coming to Orlando in February!

Adobe Captivate

I’ve wanted to put together a learning technologist certification for a long, long time. Learning geeks will unite in Orlando for our three-day learning technology program February 22-24, 2019. Day 1: Creation and Authoring Learning Tools , presented by Jeff Batt. The Complete Learning Technologist Certificate Program. Day 1 Creation and Authoring Learning Tools; Jeff Batt, Head Trainer, Learning Dojo. How to learn any new authoring tool.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment. We have used them for several projects, and have found them very effective for development and simple to use. Tags: Rapid eLearning Articulate Authoring Tools eLearning Rapid

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More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! Snapshot focus effect.

Free E-Learning & PowerPoint Template

Rapid eLearning

A few weeks ago I shared an elearning example I created for an elearning workshop. There’s a PowerPoint version and one for Articulate Storyline 2 that offers a lot more interactivity. Click here to view the elearning example. Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template.

Features of iSpring TalkMaster that can Enhance Your Dialogues Simulations [Infographic]

CommLab India

Then, how can you create effective communication skills training to your sales team? Learning Technology rapid authoring toolsCommunication or dialogue is a significant part of any sales process. Good communication skills help sales people connect well with potential clients.

3 Tutorials to Help You Get More Out of PowerPoint’s Image Editing

Rapid eLearning

After the session, someone asked about this video where you learn to create a stickout effect that lets the image stick outside the box. So let’s look at a few ways to create the “stickout” effect in PowerPoint. March 21-23 : Orlando, FL ( Learning Solutions Conference ).

Here’s Some Background Information for Your Next E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

During the year I conduct dozens of elearning workshops. I dedicate a large part of the workshop to graphic design because based on what I see, it’s an area that challenges many elearning developers. They’d make great backgrounds for all sorts of elearning courses.

How To Design Custom PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning (Plus 8 Free Templates)

Rapid eLearning

This is a good way to learn about different screen layouts and color schemes. And then consider how they might work in your elearning courses. These types of exercises will only enhance your skills as a rapid elearning author. Here’s a published version of my mock up.

How to Design the Visual Elements for Interactive Elearning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, I showed that when you use rapid elearning tools (as well as PowerPoint) you can build effective elearning courses. And once you have the techniques down, you can surely use that overhead office look in other elearning courses.

You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you’re building elearning courses, then you should expect to have a graphics editing program as part of your tool chest. There’s even a good discussion about graphics applications in the elearning community. Older versions of PowerPoint have a simple feature that lets you make a single color transparent. Learn to create shapes and then embellish them with colors, shadows, and dimension. Create a 3D room effect. Rapid E-Learning: From Blah to Hoorah!

Now You Can Design E-Learning Courses Like a Pro

Rapid eLearning

What I like about them is that the subject matter is really interesting, the videos are just about the right length, and I always learn something. I was amazed at the simple yet effective design of the toaster. It proved one of the best learning processes for me.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow.

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How to Convert Your PowerPoint Presentation into an Elearning Course

Rapid eLearning

One of the most common scenarios for rapid elearning developers is to take an existing PowerPoint presentation and convert it to an “elearning course.&# Dump the Drone: Livelier Elearning. Now, check out the Dump the Drone elearning course I did.

How to Convert Your PowerPoint Presentation into an Elearning Course

Rapid eLearning

One of the most common scenarios for rapid elearning developers is to take an existing PowerPoint presentation and convert it to an “elearning course.&# Dump the Drone: Livelier Elearning. Click here to view the elearning course.

A Roadmap for Building an E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

When we’re new and just getting started with elearning, we need templates and project plans to guide us. On the other hand, experienced developers rely less on those resources because they have more experience and a deeper understanding of what it takes to create an elearning course.