Top 25 Rapid eLearning Blog Posts

Upside Learning

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.

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.

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Is “Rapid” eLearning Design and Development Possible?

Bottom-Line Performance

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 Implementation: Meeting Challenges Head-On

Dan Keckan

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 Development

Do You Know the Real Rapid eLearning? [SlideShare]

CommLab India

Rapid eLearning designs and develops eLearning courses quickly using authoring tools. Explore what rapid eLearning is and isn’t, its services, 4 avatars, and more in this post. eLearning Design Rapid eLearning

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

Dan Keckan

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?

Popular Online Review Tools for Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

Are your course reviews taking up too much of your SME’s time even with rapid eLearning development? Maybe it’s time to try online review tools. Here is a blog on 5 online review tools for rapid eLearning development.

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

CommLab India

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

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

Dan Keckan

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.

4 Unassailable Truths That Make A Robust Case For Rapid eLearning

Dan Keckan

If you’re not sure of how to get your stakeholders’ buy-in for rapid eLearning, here are 4 truths that’ll help you put together a winning business case for rapid eLearning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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.

Tips to Manage Quality Control While Developing Rapid eLearning

Swift eLearning Services

Rapid eLearning development using right authoring tools ensures the development process within time space as well as produce effective elearning courses.

7 Surprising Profit-Boosting Perks Of Investing In Rapid eLearning Software For SMBs

Dan Keckan

Can rapid eLearning software stretch your budget and help you launch ahead of schedule? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Rapid eLearning eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Content Development eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning Development

3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted

CommLab India

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.

Learn how rapid eLearning tools empower your L&D experts

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One of the biggest concerns for organisations adopting a rapid eLearning approach is that it will devalue the learning experience and overwhelm learners with poor quality programs. Instead, rapid eLearning gets your subject experts back on the front foot and delivering their expertise directly to those who [.]. Share. Tweet. Pin It.

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What Makes Authoring Tools the Key to Rapid eLearning Development? [Infographic]

CommLab India

Can rapid eLearning really bestow all that it promises? What is the secret behind the success of rapid eLearning development? Find out about authoring tools and their role in rapid eLearning development. eLearning Development Rapid eLearning

Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside. The main reason was that such simulation tools are not always used for developing just any type of learning but focused on training content creation for a specific software application or system. The software simulation in turn, can be divided into screen capturing tools and interactive simulation development tools.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

CommLab India

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

8 Underappreciated Assets In Your Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

Dan Keckan

Why let perfectly good multimedia, interactions, and editing tools go to waste when they could cut development time in half? Let’s look at 8 underappreciated rapid eLearning tool assets and how to use them in your next course design.

The Huge Role of Authoring Tools In Rapid eLearning Development

Dan Keckan

Rapid eLearning development requires a few essential ingredients. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Rapid eLearning Cloud-Based Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning eBooks Rapid eLearning Development

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.

Authoring Tools for Corporate Training – Going Beyond Development

CommLab India

eLearning development has become truly rapid and simple with authoring tools. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about rapid authoring tools and their role in rapid eLearning development. eLearning Development eLearning Authoring Tools

8 Reasons To Break Up With Your Current Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

Dan Keckan

Does your current rapid eLearning authoring tool limit your creative freedom? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools Authoring Tools eLearning Software Rapid eLearning

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

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.

How to Select an Authoring Tool for Your eLearning Content Development?

Swift eLearning Services

Choosing the right authoring tool gives you the ability to design amazing eLearning content quickly and cost-effectively. So, let’s look at the criteria of choosing the rapid eLearning authoring tool.

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. 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?

CommLab India

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

Rapid eLearning Development And The 4 Rs

Dan Keckan

The 4 Rs for Flash to HTML5 eLearning conversions are well-known! How about the 4 Rs for rapid eLearning development? Explore what’s in store with the 4 "R" strategies for rapid eLearning development! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

10 Best eLearning Authoring Tools

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Corporate eLearning has grown by an impressive 900% in the last 16 years. The global eLearning market is projected to reach $325 billion by 2025. These numbers indicate only one thing – the eLearning industry is only gaining ground with time. Responsive eLearning.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

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).

DevLearn2011 I’ll Take My Rapid eLearning to Go

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One of the buzz words at DevLearn 2011 was ‘mLearning’ (mobile learning). Clearly there is a demand for people to be able to learn ‘on the go’. eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy Mobile Learning Articulate devlearn rapid authoring toolsShare. Tweet. Pin It. Accessing course content on smart phones, iPads and other mobile devices is appealing for a whole range of reasons. We all know the reasons, but what does it [.].

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Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

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).

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

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.

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

CommLab India

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

What is Rapid Learning (or Rapid eLearning Development)?

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Rapid development is changing the landscape of eLearning. With L&D costs under the microscope like never before, it’s essential that you include rapid development in your training environment. Rapid development is the best way to get time-critical training out to your people, without question. But the difference with a rapid development approach is reported as a 40% reduction. Rapid eLearning courses usually look like this…. eLearning

Instructional Design Through The Lens Of Rapid eLearning

Dan Keckan

Custom eLearning is now back in the leaner, faster avatar of rapid eLearning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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

CommLab India

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

5 Tips to Make Rapid E-Learning Interactive

Rapid eLearning

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 Learning: A Wonder Tool For Corporate Learners

Dan Keckan

This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Learning Solutions Rapid eLearning

The Truth About Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

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.