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Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning

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I get a lot of questions about upgrading to PowerPoint 2010. Most people who ask are still using PowerPoint 2003. Starting with PowerPoint 2007, there are many features that make the rapid elearning process much more efficient. Well in PowerPoint 2010 you can!

Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses

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They’ll get filled as you apply what you’re learning and gain more experience. General Thoughts on Rapid E-Learning. Three Things I Learned About Learning on My Deathbed : Motivated learners will learn. You can also download a PowerPoint template.

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7 Secrets to Getting the Graphics You Need for Rapid E-Learning

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It’s always so much fun getting to meet the blog readers and learning more about what people do in the real world. Two things always stand out during these trips: There is no one way to do elearning. If you’re building rapid elearning courses, then most likely you’re using PowerPoint.

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.

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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? E-Learning development houses need to be able to demonstrate a clear value in their services.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

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As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning.

What is Rapid eLearning?

Tony Karrer

Based on my recent posts about the Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids , I was asked if this isn't just "Rapid eLearning" - a term that simultaneously is good and bad. In it Rick Nigol talks about the same kinds of drivers and he discusses approaches to rapid eLearning in terms of tools, people and process. rapid development authoring tools have become synonymous with the very concept of rapid e-learning.

A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets

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To ease your burden, I put together a list of all of the posts from 2011 where I shared free elearning assets. Free E-Learning Templates. Here’s a Noteworthy PowerPoint Template (and It’s Free!). Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)

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From the workplace to the schoolroom, more and more learning is taking place online. But if you’re new to the online learning world, even the terminology can be daunting! We’re here to unlock the language and techniques of online learning for beginners. eLearning Authoring Tools.

Webinar: The Secrets to Rapid eLearning Success, Jan. 17th

Take an e-Learning Break

eLearning Guild: Thought Leaders Webinars January 17 Tom Kuhlmann |VP, Community, Articulate Here’s a story that resonates with many: You were a good explainer, so you became a trainer. Then your company said, You’re now doing eLearning. Soon you started hearing that all your stuff looks and feels like PowerPoint. How do you keep up with all of these demands and produce effective eLearning?

25 More Free Display Graphics for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, I share 15 free display graphics that are commonly seen in elearning courses. The cool thing is that all of these are created in PowerPoint; so you can learn to build your own. One of the things I love about the elearning community is the willingness to share.

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15 Free Display Graphics to Use with Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

A lot of rapid elearning content finds its roots in repurposed classroom slides. A great way to get out of the PowerPoint look is to create screens that hold content in different ways. You can download many of these templates (and more) from the E-Learning Heroes community.

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Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

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My guess is that some of the most common screen elements in elearning courses are computer monitors. They’re nice to use because contextually they fit elearning. Plus, it’s a great way to learn more of PowerPoint’s illustration features.

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Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.

Rapid eLearning

There are three core questions that help guide the development of an elearning course. I discussed this a bit in the post on building a roadmap for elearning. What I like about them is that they offer some structure that I could easily use in my elearning course.

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Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk I'm always somewhat skeptical of niche tools (see eLearning Course Development ).

Are These the Three E-Learning Books You Would Recommend?

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about book recommendations from people just getting started with elearning. Let’s suppose you were on a desert island and in between catching fish and talking to volley balls you had a deep desire to learn more about elearning. Elearning 101.

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Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

Over the years elearning software has become easier to use. With the ease of authoring, it’s placed the burden to do all of it on the shoulders of the rapid elearning developer. So anything you can do to find inexpensive assets that you can be used for elearning helps.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson Another good podcast from the folks at Kineo : an interview with Stephen Walsh (Kineo) and Gabe Anderson ( Articulate ). Part 1 is a nice definition and description of rapid e-Learning. I thought it had more useful nuggets: Who should be developing rapid e-Learning?

10 Tips to Help You Get Started

Rapid eLearning

I get lots of questions from those who are just getting started with rapid elearning. They want to know what they can do to build good elearning. The same goes for elearning. You won’t necessarily build world-class elearning the first time you build an elearning course.

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Here’s a Way to Make Your E-Learning Course Objectives Interesting

Rapid eLearning

In the past I’ve built similar elearning courses for organizations that taught their employees about having these disaster kits. While there’s nothing wrong with creating a list to state learning objectives, there’s probably a better way to engage the learner emotionally.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 03, 2007 eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions As Ive mentioned here before, Im extremely excited about attending the upcoming eLearning Guild event here in Boston. And Im even excited to work my booth -- althought that wont be my primary responsibility -- as the resident instructional designer, my job isnt selling, its learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

A Deeper Look at the Emerging Trends of mLearning

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. -->. Free resources to help you with all learning topics.

Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

Rapid eLearning

Recently someone asked how to combine their mentoring program with elearning courses. However, there are a few challenges with this type of training and many are overcome by blending elearning content with the peer coaching. Much of the new person’s learning is dictated by the peer coach’s own work flow. Learning can be intimidating. The Value of E-Learning. That’s where elearning proves valuable. The Learning Journal.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1 Last Thursday night after the eLearning Guild event, I was fortunate to have dinner with a small group of eLearning professionals -- a diverse group coming at the industry from lots of different angles. Andy asked, "So, whats the next big thing in e-Learning?"

Do You Have the Skills to Succeed?

Rapid eLearning

In a recent post, I shared my recent webinar with the E-Learning Guild and some of the conversation we had around rapid elearning. Rapid E-Learning Developers Wear Many Hats. When I first started with elearning we’d have a team of people working on projects. While today’s software has made the job easier, but it’s also made it more challenging for the person who has to develop and deliver elearning courses.

3 Simple Ways to Measure the Success of Your E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

At a recent session someone asked, “How do I measure the success of my elearning?”. While we may all use words like “elearning” we don’t always mean the same thing. On top of that, just because it’s built with an elearning tool doesn’t mean that the output is really an elearning course.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, April 05, 2007 More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design Continuing the PowerPoint conversation begun yesterday here and picked up by Clive on Learning: Dont blame PowerPoint.and Quintus Joubert PowerPoint vs. Interactive Learning. Ive always pooh-poohed PowerPoint as an e-Learning tool.but its all in how you look at, I suppose.

How Good Graphic Design Helps Build Meaningful E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Because of my job, I get to look at a lot of elearning courses. On top of all of that, applications like PowerPoint provide a lot of free graphics and templates and it’s easy to rely on those for the design part of the course. November 1: Las Vegas, NV (Elearning Guild)— Devlearn.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 04, 2007 NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning Found via SlashDot , an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald " Research points the finger at PowerPoint."

Free e-Learning books

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> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 e-Learning Practices - Editor: Prof.

These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It’s really an issue with a lot of training and elearning programs. Recognize that elearning courses aren’t the objective. E-learning courses (and training programs for that matter) exist to meet objectives. Elearning courses play a role in your training initiatives.

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Top 10 Cost-Saving Tips from the Latest eLearning Guild Report

Trivantis

The eLearning Guild recently released a great eBook full of helpful cost-saving tips for e-Learning development called <em>The eLearning Guild’s 75 Tips to Reduce eLearning Costs. </em>The </li> <li><strong>Let learners create learning content</strong> One respondent of the report explained how his sales team creates simple videos for other sales people, which they enjoy and find very effective.</li>

Here’s Why PowerPoint 2007 Helps You Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Monday started with Articulate Live ‘09 and ended with the eLearning Guild’s Annual Gathering. While it was an exhausting week, I love meeting you all and learning about what you do. For the most part it’s all PowerPoint. Last week was a blur.

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. As such, a lot of money and time are being wasted on creating inferior eLearning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: David Byrne and PowerPoint

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, April 06, 2007 David Byrne and PowerPoint Remember back in 2003, when David Byrne published a book (described by AP Technology Writer Rachel Konrad as a " coffee table book for nerds ") called E.E.E.I. Oh that David Byrne, hes so creative and alternative co-opting PowerPoint like that. The noted Edward Tufte blames PowerPoint.

References: eLearning Guild Online Session: How to Integrate Social Networking to Impact Learning and Performance Dec. 13, 2007

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Plus PowerPoint file, the three framework graphics. Personal Learning Environment Jobs and Careers in Social and Collaborative Learning Digital Natives, What they Do The Future: Amazing Challenges 2-3 minute video Teaching Machines Is Web 2.0 Welcome to the Session.