3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted

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Rapid e-learning – an online course development methodology perfectly suited to the technology-enabled learning needs of companies in the 21 st century. Today, it is possible to develop a 60-minute e-learning course in about 3 weeks, using this methodology. The cornerstone of online course development methodology is rapid authoring software such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire.

7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template

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To keep things organized, create a consistent process by which you manage your folders and elearning assets. You don’t really need the highest resolution for your elearning courses. It’s always easy to remember what you’re doing when the elearning project is current. And they don’t show up when you publish with the rapid elearning tools. Just something to keep in mind when building rapid elearning courses.

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

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I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. For many tools, the answers are as expected. Again, the fact surfaces that not all tools are perfect but each tends to be targeted for specific use cases. While some try doing freeform authoring through a template-based authoring tool.

Integrate Raptivity with Lectora Snap

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Rapid eLearning Tools

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Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. When the above graphic was taken, it shows the overall satisfaction reported by eLearningGuild members about various tools. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk

eTraining: From ‘Just PPT’ to ‘Wow eLearning’ with new Adobe Presenter 8 Update

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Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2013, 8am-9am PST Description: Converting PowerPoint Presentations to eLearning is a need that we all have, and Adobe Presenter makes it a complete solution as a plug-in for powerpoint. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn the key features of latest Adobe Presenter update to take the PowerPoint Presentation to [.].

How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? Through that process, I learned that it’s not enough to just put information together and assume that somehow the viewer would understand what I meant. The same principle holds true for elearning. Clear communication is critical when you design your elearning course because what you present isn’t always received by the learner the way you intend it. Rapid E-Learning 101.

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

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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.

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

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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. Via: Rapid e-Learning Blog [.].

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

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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. Now I understand how to use this tool effectively!

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever. Last week we looked at some of the issues with compliance-based elearning and how taking a different approach to its design can save your organization time and money. While there are many ways to design your elearning courses, today’s post features three simple strategies that will help you meet your certification needs and get your people back to work.

Creating e-content faster: Helping SMEs do more than just ‘information overload’

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The growing need for training and learning in every industry brings out the need to develop e-content faster and continuously. This requires time-cutting in every step in the process of e-learning development. Without the necessary facilitation on what the learning objectives are and what the learners want to know – the SME will always lack direction as to how to present the information. Formats can be created in PPT or Word for the SME to fill in.

's How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. Here’s How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course. Unless you work for the Count of Monte Cristo, you most likely have limited resources to build your e-learning courses. Here are three techniques I’ve used that will make your e-learning development go faster and cost less. Don’t Create An E-Learning Course. Use Kuhlmann’s E-Learning Hierarchy.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

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Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. Rapid Intake: Unison. iPod, mobile phones, YouTube, message boards, e-mail.

Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

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While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Last year, we mentioned that there is a time and place for rapid authoring while opting for it. Here, let me just put some characteristics of the two types of rapid authoring methodologies. in Flash Based eLearning Development?

10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning

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One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective. Based on my experience, I have observed some common issues faced by online learners globally that disrupt their learning process.

eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)

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After my session at ISPI earlier this week, someone commented that what would have really been useful is a list of the top 10 authoring tools in the market. During my presentation, I flashed up on the screen a list of the 122+ tools listed in the Brandon Hall database. And of course, the tool needs to fit the purpose, so one tool won’t fit all. I did dig up the eLearning Guild Authoring Tools Research Report (January 2008).

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann

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I had the pleasure of interviewing eLearning guru Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Community at Articulate and the author of the Rapid eLearning Blog , the most popular blog in the eLearning industry with over 100k subscribers. In this interview Tom shares his advice on how to improve as an eLearning developer, and his thoughts on topics such as PowerPoint based authoring tools, design, rapid eLearning, and more. Participate in the elearning community.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

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Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment. Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. Font styles - At times, ‘bold’ or ‘italics’ text in the PPT doesn’t appear the same way after publishing in Articulate. Solution: You can avoid inconsistent indents by adding the bulleted text in a separate text box in the PPT.

Issue 116

First eLearning?

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This month’s Big Question from the Learning Circuit’s blog is, basically, where do you begin? Design, ID, a tool, ? Which, if it’s done well, includes several different tools, lots of ID, a whiff of interface design, some experience prototyping different types of interactions (sync, games, etc), and one major project with project planning, prototyping, testing, and production. I don’t really care how you prototype: it can be PPT, raw html, whatever.

The Power of PowerPoint Master Slides in eLearning

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Master slides in PowerPoint are very powerful and they are easier than ever to do with PPT 07. When using a rapid e-Learning authoring tools that runs off PowerPoint I always start with a template that uses master slides. (or Page Design – Create a different layout for each type of learning interaction. Here are PowerPoint course templates and styles for eLearning that we’ve created. Happy eLearning!

Not Your Father’s PowerPoint

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The first link comes from e-Learning Art , an excellent site to explore. They specialize in e-learning tools. The second comes from Tom Kuhlman’s Rapid eLearning Blog. He demonstrates how he built a television in PPT. What you’ll discover is that building graphical elements in PPT can be quite simple. Tags: learning design elearning PowerPoint Presentation Graphics

#DevLearn 2015 Sessions That Impressed

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I recently returned from the DevLearn 2015 Conference , which is always an incredibly inspiring learning experience. Also, challenges/obstacles and problems in current elearning/L&D. link] Brain Science and Learning: Seven Tips That Will Dramatically Improve Your Training Art Kohn I really liked his ideas on “boosting” learning – Post learning events that increase retention. It has some great design tips and tricks along with some good tool resources.

Here’s Another Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template

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So I had time to kill and decided to pull together a free elearning template for the blog readers. Click here to view the elearning template. If you want to succeed at rapid elearning, you have to develop your PowerPoint skills. You’ll be surprised to find that PowerPoint’s a pretty capable graphics tool. When it comes to elearning templates, I usually create a few core screens. Additional design ideas for the elearning template.

Two Apps to Help Manage Your PowerPoint & E-Learning Media Assets

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When I’ve completed PowerPoint presentations or e-learning courses, I like to save all of the media assets I used in the presentations and courses and put them in a single location. In today’s post, I’m going to show you a few simple tips to manage the media assetsin your PowerPoint presentations and e-learning courses. It does require a couple of free tools which you can download here: 7-Zip. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

Articulate vs. Lectora | LearnNuggets

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Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags Add new tag , development , eLearning Articulate vs. Lectora by Kevin on August 12th, 2009 When it comes to software development tools, I’m fortunate to work in an environment that understands no two tools are the same and each provide advantages and disadvantages. I would honestly double that time for anyone not familiar with working in these type tools.

Product Review: Mindflash.com

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What I found was a solution that is a rapid e-learning authoring tool that offers easy to use functions as uploading learners and basic tracking results. A course dashboard that offers some intuitiveness and simple to use, with easy to follow tools. Each PowerPoint slide appears in order, following your PPT order. The system provides an assessment tool that is built-in within the product. ppt slide, quiz, image, etc.). E-Learning.

What is crowd-accelerated learning?

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The script of learning is changing rapidly. Learning from one another with face time is in. With the top-down approach not bringing in results that organizations typically search for, the learning architecture has to accommodate a new community of learners. Here’s an overview of last year’s statistics in the context of learning technologies: 74% of companies currently use learning management systems (LMS) and virtual classroom/ webcasting/ video broadcasting.

3 Ways to Make Your E-Learning Course Look Like a Comic Book

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And they work well for elearning courses. It’s that type of contrast that can hook your learners who might be bored with the standard-looking corporate elearning. A while back I shared how to be inspired by others and included links to two comic-style elearning courses. To keep it simple we’ll use PowerPoint, but the ideas should work regardless of the tool you use. Here’s an example I shared in this blog post on using Clip Art to create your elearning template.

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Live in NY! It’s Kineo…

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Wednesday, November 10, Kineo hosted a live workshop in New York on rapid eLearning in the Enterprise. Here’s some of what people shared: I’m a one-stop-shop – how do I learn more about tools? Our challenge is creating eLearning for teachers when they can’t install anything on their computers. Here’s a quick rundown of what we each talked about: Kineo’s Mark Harrison on Learning Models: How often do you need to have an interaction?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Many instructional designers ( Christy Tucker , Wendy Wickham ) build their own courses using tools like Captivate. My experience is mainly in development of self-paced eLearning for the corporate market.) But, paradoxically, it is worth noting that as instructional designers become adept at using a specific tool, their value as designers will drop. Learning?

Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

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Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty. How will you know which eLearning tool to work with? I have worked on several authoring tools. Today, I am sharing my views on the 3 widely used tools -Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire 16. All three tools support popular browsers such asInternet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. PPT Import.

Rapid Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images

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Last week I blogged about creating a rapid eLearning course mockup to get stakeholder feedback early in the development process. Scenarios leverage the unique aspects of eLearning. Most of the eLearning courses I build involve scenarios or some form of exercise where the learner has to make choices. And really, that’s not the best use of eLearning either. I suggest you read Tom’s article on the 3C model to learn more.

Unleash Your E-Learning Graphics from PowerPoint 2007

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Inside that folder, there’s a media folder than contains the images that you used in your elearning course. The media folder is one level down inside the ppt folder. It has a lot of other useful features, but you can learn about that on their web site. If you liked this post, you might find these interesting: 9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning.

Learning Developments: WBT Development Toolbox

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Learning Developments. Thoughts and issues related to the development of eLearning content and general eLearning issues with an occasional diversion here or there. One of the tasks Ive been working on is selecting a tool kit for creating the content. It works within PowerPoint so that any one who knows PPT can quickly come up to speed to create a nice looking presentation. Lectora I choose Lectora as the next piece of my tool kit. eLearning Technology.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, March 21, 2008 E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design Ill define it in one word: grueling. Since November, I have been working on a big project for a brand-name institution: 29 self-paced eLearning courses. This is the harsh reality of eLearning in the trenches. Havent found a better, more flexible tool yet.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 10, 2007 Learning Styles In 1996, when I first started working as an "instructional designer", I was taught about learning styles. In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. Obviously, there is diversity in learning.