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The SAM (Successive Approximation Model) Approach to eLearning

eLearningMind

Some instructional design models sell you the idea that a slow and steady process is the best solution. But some eLearning projects call for fast and furious instructional design. In this article, you’ll learn about the model and its phases and benefits.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at Trainingzone.co.uk: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. Are they producing high-quality e-Learning? Are they working with in-house instructional designers?

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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. All of these factors have led to increased use of rapid eLearning development as a necessity vis-a-vis traditional eLearning. In this article, I will outline what rapid eLearning is, as well as its advantages and disadvantages.

Does Your Authoring Tool Offer Quality Templates And Stock Assets To Get You Started?

Dan Keckan

This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning eBooks eLearning Templates Instructional Design Rapid eLearning Development

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5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. Almost daily I get emails asking how to get started with developing elearning. Here are five tips that will help you gain experience and develop the skills to build elearning courses that you can be proud of. Microsoft has some really nice starter templates to help you organize your learning project. Learn from the Experts.

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? In fact, I became a fan of the rapid authoring tools because they let me do much of the work myself. They enabled me to prototype and deliver elearning courses much faster than when using our multimedia team. So for them elearning was an all or nothing proposition.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, January 07, 2008 The Value of Instructional Designers Ive been having on ongoing conversation with other instructional designers as to whether or not we need to have the technical skill sets to actually build the courses we design. See Christys post, Technology Skills for Instructional Designers for more on this conversation.)

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. The client engaged a vendor with development resources in India.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Rapid eLearning

TalentLMS

Instructional designers are really becoming a one-man-band. If you are an instructional technologist, you must have worked in a team where you seek the assistance of a project manager who orchestrates the graphic designer, the interactivity programmer, the SME and you, to create one course within the span of three to four months. Nothing “rapid” about that, as you can see. Bersin and Associates in the year 2004 created the term “rapid eLearning”.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. The client engaged a vendor with development resources in India.

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5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make

eFront

Migrating from a traditional learning environment to an eLearning environment is not always smooth. Despite best intentions, several eLearning developers make these common 5 mistakes. In this article, we examine each and determine how to avoid them early in the eLearning process. eLearning has advanced plenty in these past few years. Using eLearning development tools that don’t fit the situation. eLearning eLearning Mistakes

6 Tips To Cut Online Training Costs With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

eCoach

There are multiple rapid eLearning authoring tools on the market that allow you to develop online training courses in a fraction of the time. They are so easy to use that even eLearning developers with no prior design experience can create memorable and engaging online training materials. But while they do assure eLearning developers of a quick turnaround, can they really save you money in the long run? Start With An eLearning Storyboard.

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”. Nor is it the learning objective contest where an instructional designer decides which one makes it to the eLearning program and which one is struck out. Rapid eLearning implementation is a skill acquired by instructional designers over the years.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. Interactivity is the key that keeps the learner’s interest, and assists them in embedding new knowledge once they have completed a learning module. It also helps to make the e-learning experience a little more fun! How interactive your module needs to be, comes down to the definition questions you asked prior to entering into the development phase of your module. E-Learning Heroes [link].

The Ultimate Rapid eLearning Tips and Tricks Guide

TalentLMS

You need to develop and deliver training on a budget, with a small team, and in record time. And rapid learning may just be the solution you’re looking for. You’ve heard of “rapid learning” before. Because eLearning providers, and tools like the learning management system , have made it even more possible for instructional designers to develop and deliver engaging training programs with speed – and without advanced software skills.

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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.

How to make Rapid eLearning work for your organization

eFront

The general notion is that eLearning doesn’t any longer need to be a just a professionally authored solution. It’s not like there is no place for them, but in the corporate world, employee-prepared eLearning solutions are quickly taking center-stage. We have some interesting facts that reinforce the notion of eLearning solutions as effective knowledge management tools. . Now, rapid eLearning solutions are even more suitable than formal eLearning development.

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? I’ve helped design and build many electronic performance support systems (or mega-instructional job aids as expertly described by Cathy Moore ), and have recently started exploring ways to incorporate social learning tools … but nothing like this.

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. 7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy. They commission the elearning courses, pay the bills, and are the ultimate authority for their elearning projects. On the other hand, a demanding customer can negatively impact the elearning course by making demands that don’t fit sound instructional design. This is common on elearning projects. Rapid E-Learning 101.

Three Secrets to Memorable eLearning Experiences

eLearning Brothers

What is eLearning, really? For the last ten years, I’ve developed training in some capacity. I remember a couple years ago a co-worker asked me what software program converted content to eLearning. I laughed to myself–as if it’s just a matter of clicking a button and an eLearning course magically appears. In casual conversations I find that people don’t understand the true purpose of eLearning. Technology makes it so easy to develop eLearning programs.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. It helps to jump start the learning process.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer? A SME builds a course with the latest rapid eLearning tool. A teacher makes a leap into a new field and gets a job as an "instructional designer". Are they instructional designers? The quality of those courses? Adult learning theory?

eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, Utah–eLearning Brothers today announced that it has acquired privately held eLearningImages.com , an online library of eLearning images that focuses on people-images in the eLearning space. With this acquisition, the eLearning Brothers library has more than doubled the number of eLearning assets over the last 12 months. About eLearning Brothers. eLearning Brothers.

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Critical Steps for Interactive E-Books

LearnDash

One of the first forms of elearning was the ebook. As our elearning tools have evolved, so has the ability to add interactive components to the static ebooks of the past. Many of the rapid elearning development programs make interactive ebook creation pretty simple, but if done incorrectly, the interactions can become more of a distraction. 4 Critical Steps for Interactive E-Book Development. Step 1: Use instructional design best-practices.

Breakthrough eLearning: Time = Money: The Driver for Rapid eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Wednesday, May 03, 2006 Time = Money: The Driver for Rapid eLearning There has been a lot of hype lately about "rapid eLearning." Or, in the case of a learning institution, after the new semester has started.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. It helps to jump start the learning process.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest.

eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World

eLearning Brothers

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — November 17, 2014 — eLearning Brothers today announced that it will offer over 500,000 stock photos, graphics, vectors, videos and audio files to the training and development community. This is the first offering of its kind for eLearning professionals. “Everyone in the training and development world uses stock photography. Morley, President of eLearning Brothers. About eLearning Brothers. eLearning Brothers.

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The Curse of the Blank PowerPoint Slide

eLearning Brothers

All eLearning designers dreamed of the endless possibilities. Would eLearning designers overcome the Curse of the Blank PowerPoint Slide? Many eLearning designers look at a blank slide/page and have a hard time overcoming the “curse of the blank slide&#. eLearning templates offer great benefits. Here are a few: – Professional Graphic Design: Not all eLearning designers have graphic design or multimedia skills.

Supercomputer's Win on Jeopardy: Little Comfort to Those.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Supercomputer’s Win on Jeopardy: Little Comfort to Those Implementing Enterprise Computer Software by Jon on March 1, 2011 in ERP Training , system implementation training IBM’s supercomputer Watson made big news last week by defeating two of the world’s best-ever Jeopardy contestants, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? by Jolene on March 11, 2011 in Gaming Theory , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning Over the last year or so, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to incorporate games into eLearning instructional design projects.

Top 4 Reasons Why Movie-based Learning is Effective

CommLab India

The process of learning has proved to be effective only when the content evokes emotions, and has a story, scenarios, characters, and high quality audio visuals. Being a trainer, how can you create a more meaningful and effective learning experience? The answer is movie-based learning. Let’s now see the reasons why movie-based learning is effective. Movie-based learning has: A Story. eLearning Design Instructional design

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My Favorite Microphones for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

I’ll have to admit, I’m no audio pro and I’m also a bit less dogmatic about audio quality than some elearning developers. Also, if you record tutorial videos or do webinars, the audio compression mitigates some of the distinctions you hear in different qualities of audio. You learn more by clicking on the links below. You want to record the best audio quality you can initially. 4 Simple Tips for Recording High-Quality Audio.

Key Roles of an ELearning Project

LearnDash

While every elearning development project is unique in regards to the content, there are some aspects that span across them all, and one of those aspects are the key roles. Defining the roles of team members is one of the most important things you will do for any elearning development project. Some projects will have more roles, but in general you can count on having at least the following below involved with any elearning development project. elearning

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2016 – 9 Trends on the eLearning Landscape

TalentLMS

How can eLearning developers create programs to satisfy the growing and unique needs of learners? Every year TalentLMS comes up with a revolutionary list of eLearning processes and procedures for eLearning development. Here are the latest and most popular eLearning trends! The impact of gamification on eLearning still looks amazingly strong. Recall and application skills are also better than in gamified learning environments.

My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content.

Dashe & Thomson

Gliffy is an online flow charting tool that provides a cost effective way to create and publish high-quality flow charts and diagrams. You may even gain a little peace of mind the next time you need to share or collaborate on a flow chart or diagram during the course of your content development efforts. As VP, Instructional Design Services for Dashe & Thomson, Inc.

My Favorite Things: Tools and Tips to Facilitate Content Development

Dashe & Thomson

Gliffy is an online flow charting tool that provides a cost effective way to create and publish high-quality flow charts and diagrams. You may even gain a little peace of mind the next time you need to share or collaborate on a flow chart or diagram during the course of your content development efforts. As VP, Instructional Design Services for Dashe & Thomson, Inc.

Rx for SMEs

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Rx for SMEs by Jolene on January 14, 2011 in subject matter experts , system implementation training Subject Matter Experts are some of the hardest working people on the planet — especially when it comes to system implementation projects. Start a page for each learning topic and add draft learning objectives and content. That way you learn as your SMEs learn.

Rx for SMEs | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Rx for SMEs by Jolene on January 14, 2011 in subject matter experts , system implementation training Subject Matter Experts are some of the hardest working people on the planet — especially when it comes to system implementation projects. Start a page for each learning topic and add draft learning objectives and content. That way you learn as your SMEs learn.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. Find answers to difficulties you may have regarding the implementation of corporate e-learning.