30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples
JULY 14, 2016
Whether you’re working freelance or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? If you want a job creating soft skills training, create customer service samples.
Why You Need a Professional Portfolio
MAY 9, 2017
One way to do this is with a professional work portfolio. In previous posts, we discovered why you need a portfolio as part of your professional development. Today, we’ll look at a few things to consider when creating a professional portfolio.
Here’s How an E-Learning Portfolio Builds Your Skills
APRIL 25, 2017
Having a portfolio is really important, especially in today’s world of digital technology. Recently, I gave a presentation on why you should maintain a work portfolio, here’s part of the presentation where we’ll focus on your personal development. What is a Portfolio?
Stop Using Dropbox to Share Your Courses & Try This Instead
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
You need to stop sharing your elearning courses and portfolios using Dropbox’s public folder. It’s one that many have been using to share their courses and elearning portfolios. A lot of people use Wix and Weebly type services for their portfolios.
Why You Need to Connect with Your Peers in the E-Learning Community
JUNE 14, 2016
Here’s one example of how this happens in the community. When I facilitate elearning workshops I routinely show the examples created for the community’s weekly elearning challenges. How to Create Gamified or Award Badges in PowerPoint ( free download ).
How to Share E-Learning Courses Using Amazon S3
MAY 31, 2016
Today I am going to show you how to set up an Amazon S3 account to share elearning courses and portfolios. For example, you may have one bucket for your portfolio and another for personal files. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images.
Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine
MARCH 26, 2017
For example, if you are an instructional designer, a very creative and jazzy headline could be something like this: Instructional Designer, Storyteller and Thinker who weaves magic in her courses. Add your Portfolio A very interesting and effective way of making your LinkedIn profile stand out as an instructional designer is by adding your portfolio. You could also design your own examples to be uploaded as media.
8 E-Learning Tips I Wish I Knew When I First Started to Build Courses
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
This is something to keep in mind, especially when building a portfolio. Maintain a Portfolio. It’s important to maintain a project portfolio. On top of that, the person also doesn’t own the software to build new courses for the portfolio.
How to Hire an E-Learning Developer or Get an E-Learning Job
APRIL 19, 2016
Expect an E-Learning Portfolio. I like to see a portfolio of projects. For the job seeker: If you don’t have a portfolio, how can I see the type of work you’ve done? That’s an easy and quick way to build a portfolio. Look for Diverse E-Learning Examples.
Storyline Example Course with Cutout Video People
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
This is an example eLearning course developed to demonstrate our eLearning Templates in action. This example is created using Articulate Storyline. eLearning Products used: PowerPoint Layout Template. View the example Articulate Storyline course. .
The Secret Sauce to Rapid eLearning Development
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
In my example below I used Articulate , a rapid eLearning software that leaverages PowerPoint. I started off with a PowerPoint Course style template that I then customized to match my branding. 100 PowerPoint Course Style. Pre-developed Templates!
Here Are Your E-learning Tips for 2017
JANUARY 3, 2017
I’ve been reviewing some of my older blog posts to fix links and update some of the examples. After ten years, most of the posts are still relevant but some are obsolete like using clip art in PowerPoint. For example, some of the media companies I referenced no longer exist.
eLearning & mLearning: Stop Motion & Time-Lapse Inspiration
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JULY 14, 2011
some inspiration: This one appears to have been made for fun, but could probably be very useful as a portfolio or how-to situation in the beauty field. This is in another language, but is a good example of a 360 degree tour that allows for zooming in for a closer look. About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials."
Here’s a Bucketful of Free Office Themed E-Learning Templates & Media Assets
AUGUST 14, 2012
I get a lot of questions about how to move past the PowerPoint look when building rapid elearning courses. My first suggestion if you’re working with PowerPoint is to step away from the original content. A good example is with office-themed templates. Leather Portfolio.
Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?
MARCH 28, 2014
How PowerPoint Is Ruining Higher Ed, Explained in One PowerPoint [link] via @slate — Dawn Poulos (@dawnpoulos) March 7, 2014. This excellent anti-presentation got me thinking about how much training today is actually delivered via PowerPoint.
How to Create Custom Safety Training Images
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
Do a search for the safety training images and then download all of them to a single PowerPoint file. Here are some examples. In the following example, I was able to pull some icons out of the clip art. Why You Need an E-Learning Portfolio … Now!
How to Build Better E-Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
For example, one challenge was how to navigate a course if all you could do was drag and drop objects and couldn’t click anywhere on the screen. Articulate demos : the elearning challenges have produced over 1000 different examples. Inspiration: Cool elearning examples.
Team Learning Up With Talent
JUNE 17, 2016
It’s not enough to have a learning management system and a portfolio of content. “If For example, Patel said he worked with a client that operates a chain of arts and crafts stores where executives noticed a pattern of inconsistent upselling from store to store.
Kern Kelley & Michael Ruffini: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles
JUNE 22, 2015
Most schools or districts who have been managing portfolios or student work know that the bulk of the workflow falls upon the teacher. With this book, teachers can create an end project, an example of which you can see here: The Planets.
Visual Design Tips from the eLearning Coach
MARCH 23, 2016
For example, you might remove the logo that’s on every screen, the slide number, the extraneous image, a flourish that isn’t really needed, etc. Here’s another example. Storyboards: PowerPoint or Storyline.
Taking the risk
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
They will need to gain an appreciation that change is an opportunity rather than a threat, and that a lifetime of work may encompass a portfolio career of several different jobs, requiring different skill-sets.
Now Hiring: Summer Intern for BLP’s Learning Services Team
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Would you like to build your portfolio? be anything from a custom video to an e-learning program to a series of PowerPoint. Send a resume – along with two writing samples – to email@example.com. Can You Tell a Good Story?
Here’s How You Can Help Fight Ebola?
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Examples of Ebola Training. You can see three of the examples below and the rest are in this recap post. Ebola Training Example #1. He based it on an infographic and it’s created in PowerPoint. Click here to view the elearning example. Ebola Training Example #2.
5 Easy Ways to Share E-Learning Courses
MARCH 2, 2015
For example, in Storyline you get a story.html. If you’re doing professional work or building a portfolio, then this is probably the best option because it’s a solution directly tied to your brand. Resources : Free PowerPoint templates , free elearning templates , and free e-books.
Do You Have the Skills to Succeed?
MARCH 20, 2012
Want to learn PowerPoint? Here are two good posts that cover most of what you need to know about PowerPoint for elearning: More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros! More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template. There’s even a generic course on how to take a PowerPoint file and convert that to an elearning course. Of course, elearning isn’t limited to PowerPoint. Create before and after examples of good elearning.
5 Ways to Prepare & Be an E-Learning Winner
MARCH 29, 2011
For example, I don’t read Spanish. For example, with rapid elearning technology you can hand off all of your work to the subject matter experts and spend your time surfing YouTube for Justin Bieber videos or playing Angry Bird on your sophisticated mlearning device.
Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning
DECEMBER 1, 2011
Sound effects bear a mention here, as well… Need I say more than “Remember the early days of PowerPoint”? So if your company already has credits with iStockPhoto , for example, it may be easy to just get music as part of your regular media budget. For example, when looking for music for the ID Challenge promo, I knew that I wanted something to make the learners feel like heroes. Review a contributor’s whole portfolio. Do you use music in your courses?
A Dozen Handpicked E-Learning Resources
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
And of course, there are some free PowerPoint elearning templates, too. Tips on building content for your elearning portfolio. Want to expand your elearning skills or have content to show off in your portfolio? Free PowerPoint Templates. Tabbed PowerPoint Template.
5 Tips For Finding (and working with) An eLearning Development Company
MARCH 22, 2016
And with extensive content import capabilities, you can easily incorporate any PowerPoint or Word documents that you’ve used in the past to train your employees in your courses. Time has rendered the question of whether a modern enterprise needs eLearning, irrelevant. Of course it does.
10 Tips on Using Tables in Your E-Learning Courses
JUNE 15, 2010
Simple PowerPoint Animations. Use PowerPoint shapes or images to point out things on the table. Also, if you want to print out the PowerPoint files, you have to remove all of the animations from the slide. Duplicate Slides & Hyperlinks in PowerPoint.
A Simple Roadmap to Better Rapid E-Learning
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
I’ve covered that a bit in previous posts on why you need to create a portfolio and simple ways to get started. You get a PowerPoint file that was used in the classroom and are asked to convert it to an elearning course. No one would know that the courses were ever built in PowerPoint.
Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget
MARCH 1, 2016
We've all spent hours in front of eLearning or PowerPoint presentations filled with dodgy clipart or stock photos. We immediately found several illustrators whose portfolios blew us away. One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics.
Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning
eLearning Learning Posts
JULY 7, 2010
I call this balance the “glory-to-effort&# ratio, i.e. PowerPoint (Quality: Medium, Ease: Simple!). . Portfolio as workspace vs. showcase. Here are four examples of how online communities have changed my world: I was organizing a conference in London UK for a client. Designing Impact , June 8, 2010 Video examples of the latest in augmented reality used in marketing world. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.
Now Hiring – Join Tom’s Team
MARCH 29, 2009
Here’s what you need to do: Put together a portfolio of what elearning work you’ve done and some writing examples. If you haven’t written a blog post before, then write a simple one on how to do something in PowerPoint. Include a link to your portfolio. You have until Monday, April 6th to get your portfolio and writing samples to me. As mentioned last week, I’m looking for someone to join the team.
Three Sure-Fire Tips to Build Better E-Learning Courses
AUGUST 17, 2010
For example, we chose to build all of the technology pieces in Engage because it’s a form-based elearning tool. We were able to use PowerPoint’s hyperlinking for the free navigation. After doing that, we moved the.swf up and uncovered the PowerPoint hyperlinks.
3 Easy Ways to Create Silhouette Characters
MARCH 24, 2009
And you can make use of some of the graphic effects in PowerPoint to add variety. You can also right click and save the silhouette as its own image rather than keep it a PowerPoint object. The iPod ads are a good example. Include a link to your portfolio.
Here’s Why You Should Enter the Articulate Guru Awards
JULY 20, 2010
Build Your Personal Portfolio. So you want to be prepared, which I discussed in a previous post on why you need an elearning portfolio. It’s hard to show off your skills if you company is happy with basic PowerPoint-to-Flash courses.