When to Use Rapid eLearning

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The term “Rapid e-Learning” is fairly self-explanatory: Rapid eLearning is creating an eLearning course quickly and effectively , often with the aid of authoring tools that do the programming work for you. That is what it’s like to use a rapid authoring tool to create an eLearning course. But while Rapid eLearning is, by nature, easy to use, that does not mean you always should use it.

Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

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I have been involved with Rapid eLearning Projects at Upside and also creation of our own Rapid Authoring Framework that sits in our LMS (UpsideLMS). Naturally I do a lot of sifting around Rapid eLearning. These posts cover varied topics around rapid eLearning including authoring tools, effective techniques, and decision considerations. And there are also some posts which may influence your decision to use rapid development approach.

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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.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

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Instead of attending lengthy workshops, animations were used as a teaching tool. But, the introduction of rapid e-learning tools has brought good news to e-learning developers working under tight project completion deadlines. Those of you, who love to sprinkle effective animations in your e-learning courses, check out the following rapid e-learning tools. Learning Technology Rapid elearning tools

Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

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Today, elearning authoring tools are playing a significant role in the development of training courseware. With the continuous evolution of the training and development industry, the scope of using rapid authoring tools is also increasing. With evolving learning needs, it is crucial to repurpose the training content and update learners with the latest information. Several organizations consider the utilization of authoring tools as a required industry standard.

Is “Rapid” eLearning Design and Development Possible?

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Traditional eLearning may be on its way out, but it is still with us today. In today’s lean times, there is lots of buzz and interest around “rapidelearning design and development. But what, exactly, is “rapid?”. In a 2008 post by Tom Kuhlman, author of the Rapid e-Learning Blog (one of my favorite blogs), it’s 40 hours. Here’s what makes or breaks rapid for us – and rapid is not 40:1: T he client project manager.

Rapid eLearning: A Perfect Fit for Remote Workforce Training

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Learning & Development professionals are rethinking their learning strategies to boost employees’ morale and productivity while working from home. Increasing demand for innovative and cost-effective learning solutions has expanded the scope for rapid eLearning development vis-à-vis the traditional training approach. Rapid eLearning is the quick development of online training content using robust authoring tools.

Top Authoring Tools for Rapid E-learning Development – Do You Know About Them?

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Rapid eLearning development is often the primary choice for organizations for a quick and cost-effective e-learning. In this blog, let us see the four big names in the world of rapid eLearning. Learning Technology rapid development

7 Drawbacks Of Rapid eLearning In Corporate Settings (And How The Right Tool Can Prevent Them)

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But can the right eLearning authoring tool help you prevent some of the most rapid eLearning drawbacks in corporate settings? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. You can’t have it all, right?

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

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The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. I shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. As I was searching previous posts to answer his question, I ran into a lot of the tools and sites that I’ve recommended in previous blog posts. Voice123 and Voices.com : find narrators for your elearning courses.

What Does iSpring Space Offer for Rapid eLearning Authoring? [Slideshare]

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Online authoring tools are making their mark in the world of rapid eLearning authoring. And the new iSpring Space from iSpring Suite Max is perfectly suited to solve all your eLearning authoring woes. eLearning Development eLearning Authoring Tools

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

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If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. The PowerPoint flash tools like Articulate Presenter are going to convert your PowerPoint content on each slide to a Flash movie file (.swf).

5 Tips to Make Rapid E-Learning Interactive

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When building rapid elearning with PowerPoint it can be a challenge to get away from linear courses. The good thing is that PowerPoint isn’t limited to linear elearning. Building interactive elearning is just a matter of learning a few techniques. It’s easy enough to take any of these types of interactions and incorporate them into an interactive, decision-making elearning course that allows the learner to explore, pull in content, and make decisions.

Rapid eLearning Implementation: Meeting Challenges Head-On

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Rapid eLearning comes with many benefits, but are you also aware of its challenges? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Rapid eLearning Corporate Training eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Content Development eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning DevelopmentHere’s a blog with all its challenges, and of course, the solutions.

The 11-Point Checklist to Choose a Rapid eLearning Development Tool

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How do you choose a rapid eLearning development tool? Here’s a checklist that can help you with the task of choosing a rapid eLearning development tool. eLearning Design Rapid eLearning

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

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If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. The PowerPoint flash tools like Articulate Presenter are going to convert your PowerPoint content on each slide to a Flash movie file (.swf).

Ready-to-Use Templates for Rapid eLearning: 5 FAQs Answered!

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Looking for an instant rapid eLearning development solution? Use the built-in templates offered by authoring tools. Nothing says rapid eLearning like built-in templates! eLearning Design Rapid eLearning

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5 Amazing Reasons to Use Adobe Captivate for Rapid E-learning

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This blog gives training managers amazing reasons to use Adobe Captivate as the authoring tool of choice for rapid eLearning development. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

The Truth About Rapid E-Learning

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Rapid elearning tools generally fall into one of two groups: freeform and form-based authoring. And the other type of tool is form-based where the application has a pre-designed structure and the developer only needs to add content like text, narration, and multimedia. Most rapid elearning courses use a combination of form-based modules and PowerPoint. In recent posts, I’ve shown how to use it to build graphics as well as interactive elearning.

Four Essential Tips for the Rapid E-Learning Pro

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PowerPoint’s a great authoring environment for elearning. If you can step away from the “bullet point” mindset and all of the complaints, you’ll see that PowerPoint’s got a lot to offer those who build elearning courses. With a rapid elearning tool, you’re using PowerPoint’s easy authoring environment to create Flash movies. Essentially, you’re creating Flash content without the requirement of learning to program Flash. Click here to learn more.

5 Free Online Image Editors for Rapid E-Learning

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Aviary has a few image editing tools and offers a pretty complete solution for most of what you need to do. Aviary Feather is a basic image editing tool. I find it really easy to use and one of my favorites of the online tools. They also offer Pixlr Express , a streamlined editing tool. Splashup is an image editing tool and photo manager. Sumo Paint is a very capable tool and comes with all of the core editing features. Simpler Tools.

5 Essential Rapid E-Learning Tips

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A manager I know works for a multibillion dollar company that has its own elearning group. However, when she needs to train her staff of about 200, she has no access to the elearning group’s resources. Without rapid elearning tools, she’d be hard pressed to offer her team the benefits of online learning. However, with rapid elearning tools she’s gone from no elearning to dozens of quick hit elearning courses.

8 Ways To Use Rapid eLearning Tools To Reduce Your Online Training Development Timeline

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In this article, I explore 8 ways rapid eLearning tools expedite online training development. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Rapid eLearning eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Content Development eLearning Course Development Time eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning DevelopmentThere’s no time to waste when you need to mitigate compliance risks and bridge crucial performance gaps.

Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning

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Starting with PowerPoint 2007, there are many features that make the rapid elearning process much more efficient. I detailed some of those features in this post on why PowerPoint 2007 helps you build better elearning. I can’t cover everything in a single post, so I am going to share five of the features I use most when creating elearning content with PowerPoint 2010. Of course, if you don’t have PowerPoint 2010, you can use this free tool to copy animations.

Want to Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro? Then Check Out All of These PowerPoint Tips

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They include tips on creating custom graphics, assembly of interactive elearning, and getting more out PowerPoint’s features. Tips on Creating Rapid E-Learning Courses in PowerPoint. Building an elearning course with PowerPoint is not the same as building a presentation. This list of posts offers some good tips on building your rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint. How I Built that E-Learning Scenario. The Power of Rapid E-Learning.

Over 40 Rapid E-Learning Posts with Free PowerPoint Templates & E-Learning Assets

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This makes sense because it’s the most popular elearning tool out there. It’s easy to learn. And once you understand how to use it to build rapid elearning courses , the sky’s the limit. Be sure to take advantage of the free templates & assets in the elearning community , too. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. Here’s How I Built That PowerPoint E-Learning Template. PowerPoint is hot.

Rapid eLearning: The Answer To Training Disruptions

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Looking for ways to save eLearning development time and cost and ensure uninterrupted training? Rapid eLearning is here to help. Read this article to learn 5 benefits that make rapid eLearning a must! This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Corporate Training eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning eBooks Employee Training Rapid eLearning

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How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

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Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. So they buy an authoring tool and quickly convert the content. The more courses they create, the more they realize they need to craft better learning experiences. I call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. It’s also a great framework for learning to build courses. I shared more detail in the post on building a roadmap to better rapid elearning.

6 Common Misconceptions About Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools And The Facts Behind Them

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So, what are the myths regarding rapid eLearning authoring tools? And will the truth convince you that these eLearning authoring tools are worth the investment? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning Rapid eLearning Development

Best Authoring Tools For Rapid eLearning Development – Comparison

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Way of learning needs lead to create various authoring tools to meet the learner requirements and the training models.

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

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Rapid eLearning authoring tools help reduce the time and expense of your eLearning course development. However, they can also give you the power to create engaging gamified eLearning courses for a fraction of the cost. In this article, I’ll share 8 top tips for using rapid eLearning authoring tools for eLearning gamification. How To Use Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers. One of our main products is creating customized templates for our clients; "empowering non-programmers to build e-learning."

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

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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? Is it really the SMEs using the tools? Have the e-Learning vendor create the first few custom programs.

eLearning Authoring Tool Comparison

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There are lots of eLearning authoring tools out there. Here’s a quick look at the most popular eLearning authoring tool types. eLearning Authoring Tool: PowerPoint. Many eLearning authoring tools use PowerPoint directly or are based on it. By themselves, however, PowerPoint files don’t use any eLearning standards like SCORM or xAPI. And the interactions you can create are easier and faster to build in specialized eLearning tools.

A Simple Roadmap to Better Rapid E-Learning

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I get a lot of questions about how to get started with building e-learning courses. I’m also a big advocate of participating in your learning community to build relationships and improve your skills. However, in today’s post I want to introduce a simple framework to help develop your elearning skills. Let’s start with what I like to call the “Rapid E-Learning Story.”. Do the basic things as you learn to use the software.