7 PDF Tools for eLearning Professionals

DigitalChalk eLearning

Sometimes your online course PDF files can get a bit out of hand. Instead of wasting your time and resources on unsuccessful PDF editing, check out these great PDF tools. These tools can help you easily modify, convert, or view any PDF file.

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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. eLearning is the future of education. PDF and PowerPoint are the two major formats that we use for training material and/or presentation.

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Converting a Text-heavy PDF Document into an Engaging E-learning Curriculum

CommLab India

Do you have stacks of documents in the PDF format, each running into hundreds of pages? Well, you can convert each of the PDF documents into an e-learning curriculum, comprising several microlearning modules to train your people effectively. Step 1 – Analyze the PDF document.

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Articulate Implements Subscription Pricing for Their Products

LearnDash

They have made some big changes in their products by introducing the new Articulate 360. First, let me clarify: Storyline still looks to be their flagship product, going under the moniker “Storyline 360” It looks to have been updated with some new features as well.

Agile Microlearning Explained

transformations lead to new solutions, advanced ideas, and increased productivity and profit. pdf Time Learned 100 90 80 70 60 Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4 Re te nt io n. (% ) You've probably experienced short- term retention after cramming. training tool possible

How to Develop Interactive Marketing Collateral (PDF) Using Adobe Acrobat Pro

CommLab India

Most of the marketing collateral sales people use on-field is in the Portable Document Format (PDF) documents. Here I would like to share how to create single select and multiple select interactivities in a PDF document using Adobe Acrobat Pro. Learning Technology rapid authoring tool

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2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. Here is this year’s eLearning hype curve: About the Hype Cycle. How we Built the eLearning Hype Curve. Previous eLearning Predictions on the Hype Curve.

What are the Best Employee Training Tools for Your Business?

Kitaboo

Whether you need to upgrade the skills of your employees or update your decision-makers with the newest tools for decision-making, you need training tools. First, there are different types of training tools, which can be classified as: Learning Management Systems or LMS.

Product Review: Litmos LMS

eLearning 24-7

Less functionality and features than their standard counterparts, but these features may be “social learning&# , or “ability to tie a user to a course&# or “creating learning paths for each user&# or “assessment tools&# , etc. Course Authoring Tool.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

The Adobe Captivate software helps you create a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML content. You can create high-quality product demos with the capture-as-a-video workflow. GarageBand gives you all the tools you need to write, play, mix, and export your own song quickly and efficiently. An easy to use audio recording tool allows the user to upload a file from a prerecorded file. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite.

12 Top eLearning Project Management Tools You Need to Try

LearnUpon

At LearnUpon, we’re big fans of eLearning project management tools. We collated a list of our favorite project management tools – 12 altogether. Why you should use eLearning project management tools. A project management tool makes it that little bit easier.

Product Review: Mindflash.com

eLearning 24-7

The product continues to add new features that overall are surprisingly solid. However, they continue to incorporate some instructor led training components, which is a disservice to an otherwise nice product. Timelines separated for PDF/docs and materials, with the ability to move to different insert areas. This is really a very nice and easy to use feature with the Mindflash product. I have been following Mindflash since it started as a beta.

Product Review: Cornerstone OnDemand

eLearning 24-7

The hype on the product was huge, after all, the company’s revenue has increased significantly over the past two years. Search Connect – their search capability within the product. Product in general. Tools – extensive. Training update tool.

Time Estimates for eLearning Development

Experiencing eLearning

One common question is “how long will it take to create this elearning?” The biggest difference in their benchmark is the time to develop in an authoring tool, which is significantly higher than if you use Chapman’s data alone.

Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015

eLearning 24-7

Qualifications for e-learning tools. I didn’t put together any secret formula or weighting criteria for these tools. I did look at several sites that listed tools and realized for the most part they were authoring tools or tools that are super mainstream and oh, they are authoring tools. When I did find a recent site, a few tools were different than the authoring tools or tools like Go Animate!, Trial Tools.

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How to use an LMS for product training

LearnUpon

You may currently run product training in person or through webinars, however, if you want to scale your product training efforts you’ll need to use an LMS. Without an LMS, managing product training can become a real challenge, especially at scale. Product training.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

With the growth of tablet devices, authoring tools are having to re-invent themselves, yet again. 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. The Rise of Authoring Tools.

Best eLearning Resources of 2014

eLearning Brothers

The past year has been fantastic for eLearning Brothers, and we hope you have had a great year too! If you happened to meet with us personally at an eLearning Conferences this year, you know that we released tons of great eLearning products in 2014: eLearning Stock.

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

The upswing of the eLearning industry is showing no signs of slowing down. If you are trying to design an eLearning course, you need to keep the entire process as organized as possible. Audacity is a free eLearning tool that you can download and edit your audio.

Managing eLearning: Fall Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks is proud to present our Managing eLearning Fall Thought Leaders Series. The guests that we bring in to speak are leaders in the eLearning industry and come from a variety of backgrounds. Who’s talking: Connie Malamed, eLearning Coach.

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning. Elearning is described as the delivery of training or education through digital or electronic methods. The History of Elearning. The Benefits of Elearning. Elearning can benefit both businesses and individuals.

Free eLearning Development Calculator… Quickly Determine Your LOE

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the most common questions we hear during our live, online classes is how long does it typically take to create eLearning using Adobe Captivate. Click here to download the Adobe Captivate Production Calculator for FREE!

Articulate Rise, A Responsive Authoring Tool

LearnUpon

Business tools used to require you to download and run an application on your machine. There’s a whole host of products that can be launched in a browser, making it easier to do work across every device you own. And as a result, cloud-based eLearning creation is on the rise. For a comprehensive list of the best course creation options, check out our post on the top 12 eLearning authoring tools. You can choose one option from the following: LMS, PDF, Web.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product. Innovation – if the product doesn’t offer some innovative features, then they are stale. Again, not every tool below is SaaS based, but at some point, you have to move to the SaaS world, especially if you are offering or saying you do – some type of mobile learning functionality. One product reminded me of bad shareware. C ontent Authoring Tools Directory.

How To Easily Create ELearning Videos from Microsoft PowerPoint

LearnDash

And often we are asked about ways to use PowerPoint for elearning course content. Now, there are many ways you can integrate PowerPoint into any elearning program. I actually stumbled upon it as I was doing some research on content authoring tools. training tools

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. Here is this year’s eLearning hype curve: What’s the eLearning Hype Cycle? Building the eLearning Hype Curve Dataset. Plateau of Productivity.

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

If you have been developing eLearning for any period of time, you have probably used several of Adobe’s applications to create engaging and interactive courses. You can create and edit images for your eLearning using Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator. Recently, however, I stumbled across another great tool in the Adobe family – Adobe InDesign. Then, simply export the file into a PDF format. Adobe InDesign is probably best suited for creating job aids in a PDF format.

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary.

What to look for in an authoring tool

Ed App

The authoring tools that learning management systems ( LMSs ) are equipped with are key to creating useful and engaging eLearning content for your staff. The more sophisticated the authoring tool the easier and less time consuming it is to create content. A good authoring tool will also make it easy for you to update this content and have it redistributed to the end learner. So here are some tips for what to look for in an authoring tool.

Performance Support Tools From Quick Reference Guides To Mobile Apps

Dashe & Thomson

Learners who seek growth and development, but don’t always have the correct tools to do so. Performance Support Tools have one goal: to increase performance and productivity. 10 Types Of Performance Support Tools. eLearning.

User Interface lessons applied to eLearning

Challenge to Learn

eLearning and user interface? Instead of professional eLearning creators (instructional designers), we now focus on people who do not have an eLearning background. So I decided to capture these lessons learned in this post and apply them to eLearning development.

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Streamlining Your E-Learning Production Process for Efficiency—Q&A

E-learning Uncovered

Diane and I had the pleasure of sharing some ways we have streamlined our production process in last week’s “Best of DevLearn” Webinar presented by The eLearning Guild, which you can view here. How to map out your production process at both a macro and micro level.

Product Review: Liquid Authoring Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

Product: Liquid Authoring. Liquid Authoring, a new rapid content authoring tool from Landmark ASP, tries to bring together easy to use functionality with advanced capabilities. PDF Viewer – insert a PDF into your course.

Whom Should You Outsource Healthcare Product Training To?

CommLab India

“The important thing about outsourcing or global sourcing is that it becomes a very powerful tool to leverage talent, improve productivity and reduce work cycles.” In this environment, training, sales teams on every new product is a big challenge for Jason.

Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

As the world goes digital, enterprises and educational institutions are increasingly taking the eLearning route to fulfil their learning and training objectives. The next step is to identify the right eLearning company that can help you achieve your goals.