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Upcoming Webinar - Raptivity Tips & Tricks

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Did you know Raptivity could be used very effectively in live training sessions, or that Raptivity interactions could be easily mapped to popular instructional design theories? Or rather, did you have an idea that Raptivity can let you create interactions in multiple languages in just a few clicks? Team Raptivity is presenting an exclusive complimentary session to take you through the ins and outs of the software, on November 10, at 10 am PST.

Using Raptivity To Make Elearning Stick

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Evidence-based strategies for transfer of training such as setting positive expectations, designing effective [.]. Education Software eLearning tools game based learning Instructional Design interactive learning raptivity

Think you know Raptivity?

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Here at Raptivity we are focused on both flexibility and ease of customization of our interactions. Effective learning seldom happens in a fixed way or in a rigid format. In the spirit of DevLearn 2015 and Shay's 'surprise discovery' we'd like to extend a ' Think you know Raptivity?

An Infographic on Raptivity’s 10 Years’ Exciting Journey

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Team Raptivity is celebrating 10 years of Raptivity’s presence in the eLearning world. On this occasion, we are excited to share an infographic that sums up Raptivity’s achievements in the past 10 years.

10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool

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It truly does not count if you are a professional or a beginner; thanks to Raptivity, you don’t require any programming or technical skills to wow your learners. Here are ten reasons I feel Raptivity is a must have for every learning professional. Raptivity comes across as a blessing.

Enabling Instructional Designers - Using Raptivity for Content Visualization

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Effective content visualization is one of the key elements of instructional design. Raptivity can serve as a great aid at such times. Let me explain it using two scenarios: Scenario 1 Raptivity interactions are classified into various categories such as scenario based learning, games, presentation aids, quizzes, etc. Scenario 2 Raptivity has a unique search functionality, where you can type in any search word in the search box and related interactions are displayed.

Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with Raptivity

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With a tool like Raptivity, educators can bridge this gap by adding meaningful learning interactions (such as brainteasers, interactive diagrams, 3D worlds, games, simulations, assessments and much more) to their digital content. Raptivity is one of the world’s finest interactivity building tools, and is being used worldwide to make teaching content and training workshops more engaging, interactive and enjoyable - be it in the classroom, online or on mobile devices.

Myth, Raptivity is good only for game based interactivities!

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Post the release of Raptivity Linker, I have been talking to quite a few instructional designers to get their thoughts and comments on this new product. Recently, I was speaking to a friend of mine about Raptivity Linker. She said “Raptivity Linker is a very useful idea where I can connect Raptivity interactions. Here is what I told her - Raptivity is not only about 3D games and interactions. Summary: Sum up your course in a more effective manner with Raptivity.

Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. What is the significance of Raptivity Essential? Raptivity Essential provides a sufficient selection of templates for a novice user to get a hold of interactive learning.

Build an Interactive Online Course with Raptivity

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Sometimes it can be difficult to build an effective interactive online course for your students. Raptivity is a great tool to help you build rapid interactivity for effective learning. Stay tuned for a few simple Raptivity tutorials coming in the next few weeks!

Presentation does matter!

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It’s truly important because effective learning happens only when a learner can show it easily. We talk about evoking high content retention among the learners. However, we should also realize and accept this fact that we retain visually presented information [.].

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Using Bloom’s to Target the Objectives

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During my recent webinar “Hitting The Target With Technology Enhanced Learning Objects“ I discussed a number of key elements required to design effective learning objectives. eLearning eLearning Software Free webinar Instructional Design mLearning rapid learning raptivity

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Raptivity Prep Sheets – An Easier Way to work with Interactions

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Do you develop your Raptivity learning objects in a team? Knowing that many of our users work in teams, and keeping the above challenge in mind, team Raptivity has decided to launch interaction specific prep sheets to make your product usage easier.

Augmenting Authoring Tools using Interactions

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No one wants to take time and trouble, using their expertise, to produce something that’s not as effective as it should be. Authoring Tool eLearning eLearning tools Instructional Design interactive learning mLearning rapid learning raptivity Tracking Technologies

Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach

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Although presented in small bites to satisfy today’s learners, effective mini-lessons follow good teaching practice. These observations, along with a simplified example of the process of learning, are presented using Raptivity Linker below.

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Harness the Power of Videos in Interactions

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It goes without saying that eLearning courses can be made more engaging using a range of techniques, and using videos can be an effective one. Why effective? Raptivity , for example, has a range of interaction models which help present videos in a variety of interesting ways.

Storytelling—A Powerful Instructional Technique for Attitudinal Trainings

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Delivering effective attitudinal trainings is quite a challenge! Raptivity , a rapid interactivity building tool, comes with a rich collection of interaction templates that can help you string storytelling into the course. Interested to try out Raptivity for your training needs?

DevLearn Reflections

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Just back from DevLearn and still reeling under its effect, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my experience with everyone. Raptivity Team with me in the center. Harbinger, Raptivity’s parent company, completed its 25 years of operations on October 1 this year.

Interactivity and the Flipped Classroom

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This would make in-class sessions even more effective as the learner would have already understood the concept. Also, if these learning interactions are hosted on an LMS, the lecturer could track the scores of each of its student to assess the student’s knowledge, thus making in-class sessions more effective. Raptivity fulfils all these requirements. An effective flipped classroom requires careful preparation on part of the instructor.

VIDEO LEARNING

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How can Raptivity help you? Raptivity offers two major packs with over 190 interactions – Raptivity Essential and Raptivity Suite. Having a collection of video learning interactions available to you through Raptivity Essential or Suite enables you to effectively reach your learners in different and engaging ways, thereby increasing the educational benefit of your output. This summer I’ve put the smoker on my backyard deck to good use.

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The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond

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There is a forever need for corporate and educational online training to be effective and engaging, and the onus of the same generally lies with Instructional Designers. Raptivity as an ID’s artillery comes handy in creating meaningful interactions for eLearning course.

Six PowerPoint Add-Ins to Help Educators Create Sleek Slideshows

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Here you go: PowerPoint Labs PowerPoint Labs is a wonderful add-in that is aimed at helping users with creating better effects and animations in their slides. It is specifically great for educators or professors, with its neat transitions and zooming effects.

Webinar - The Art of Storyboarding

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Laying out content easily and effectively into any storyboard requires the complete know-how of all course elements, course objective and even knowledge of some tools. Desiree is also one of the founding members on Raptivity’s Interactive Learning Thought Leaders Panel.

An Educator’s Guide to Using Game Mechanics for the Win

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Jeopardy is one game format that uses levels effectively. A lot of educators rely on Raptivity to build interactive games for their classrooms. Raptivity provides multiple ready-to-use game templates and incorporating a variety of game mechanics, to be used in your learning modules.

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Implementing Learning Interactions Using 3D Metaphors and Ideas from Virtual Worlds

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In this post, I present some thoughts on how to effectively use 3D metaphors and virtual worlds to enrich content presentation with little effort. Tags: Google Earth 3D Objects Second Life Raptivity virtual worlds rapid interactivity Sounds exciting? Read on. 3D Objects for Content Navigation This sound different from navigation based on the ubiquitous Next and Previous buttons, right? Usually, navigation in courses is linear or guided.

A Simple Tip to Add a Personalized Touch to Your Online Courses

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And if you are using specific eLearning tools like Raptivity and Lectora to create your courses, they do provide an embedded sound recorder. Go ahead and use this small yet effective tip to see the difference! Great! Good job! Incorrect! Can do better! Not quite right!

How to Increase Employee Engagement Using an LMS

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Create a SCORM presentation using a tool such as Raptivity or iSpring , and you can import it directly within the system without loosing any engaging features. Mobile access turned out to have less of an effect on engagement. Online Training Software Effective eLearning Learning Environment One of the on-going problems in today’s workplace is the lack of engagement and inspiration within employees.

HTML5 and Flash: Two Ways to Create Interactivity in Mobile Learning

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You can use this technique effectively in conjunction with interactivities created using the brand-new release of Raptivity HTML5 upgrade , where each interactivity is rendered in Flash as well as HTML5. Course developed interactivity only once, Raptivity takes care of building the two versions. Most e-learning developers assume the availability of the free Flash plug-in on the learner's browser. This works fine on desktops and laptops.

Learning Interactions in PowerPoint: Add Engagement to Instructor-Led Training

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When effectively incorporated, interactions make learning more engaging and memorable, provide a change of pace, and improve outcomes. To make this process simple, Raptivity, the leading interactivity builder, recently released a PowerPoint add-in. e-Learning course designers have traditionally turned to traditional classroom instruction for insights in instructional design.

How Essential are Learning Interactions to eLearning?

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Today, interactivity building tools are so easy to use and cost effective that they have enabled interactive learning to become a norm instead of expectation.” There is probably no doubt that learner engagement is paramount, for the success of any course.

5 Tools to Help You “Gamify” Your eLearning Content

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Raptivity. Raptivity is a great tool to help you build rapid interactivity for effective learning. All the Raptivity templates are fully customizable including the colors, backgrounds, fonts, and layouts. Learn how to create an interactive presentation with Raptivity here. Gamification has become much more common in the last few years, in fact, it is now the norm – nearly all eLearning includes some sort of “gamified” content.

ASTD ICE 2013 Presentation Resources

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Raptivity(Games Pack). Raptivity (Simulation Pack). Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors. The Proteus Effect: Implications of transformed digital self-representation on online and offline behavior. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. Here are the resources from my ASTD ICE 2013 presentation.

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Seven Ways to Increase Student Engagement in the Classroom

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Make them Move This is a very basic, yet effective tip for improving classroom engagement. Many educational institutes rely on Raptivity to make their classrooms more engaging by using technology. to present your classroom content effectively.

ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

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Raptivity(Games Pack). Raptivity (Simulation Pack). Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors. The Proteus Effect: Implications of transformed digital self-representation on online and offline behavior.

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ASTD Philly 2013 Presentation Resources

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Raptivity(Games Pack). Raptivity (Simulation Pack). Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors. The Proteus Effect: Implications of transformed digital self-representation on online and offline behavior. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. Here are the resources from my presentation. Here are the slides: Companies Mentioned.

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Resources from Training 2013 Conference and Expo #trg13

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Raptivity(Games Pack). Raptivity (Simulation Pack). Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors. The Proteus Effect: Implications of transformed digital self-representation on online and offline behavior. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. The presentation was a great deal of fun.