The Magic of Microlearning

Association eLearning

Ask someone at your local auto store. Keeping the parts focused and “bite-sized” helps prevent overly dense content. Smaller file sizes. One of you car’s headlights is out. It’s supposed to be pretty easy to replace, so you buy a new one and decide to give it a try. Where do you go for instructions? I’m guessing you’d probably try one or more of the following: Go to YouTube, or a similar site, and watch a video. Run a Google search.

How to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint


One option is to try to download the online video so you have a local copy, and you can then embed video into PowerPoint from your computer. Insert > Video > Video on My PC > Insert drop-down arrow > Link to File. And then you have to consider file management.

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Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

However, there’s also a more practical reason why using the highest frame rate possible isn’t necessarily the always best idea: file size. More information means bigger digital files. If you’re planning on saving your video to your hard drive or sharing it with someone who will store it on a local drive, file size can be a big issue. As you get started with video, you might hear intimidating, super-technical sounding terms like frame rate.

How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning


Check out this whitepaper for more tips on localizing your e-Learning content: What is e-Learning Localization? Clipart photos are tempting because they generally have a small file size, but they also don’t resonate as much as real photos do. You can use a graphics editor such Snagit®, which is included in Lectora® Inspire , to shrink the file size of your images. Stop filling space! Graphics are not just for filling white space.

Why PowerPoint crashes and how to prevent it


Monstrous file size. Reason : You probably have a mighty large file in your presentation. Solution for your computer : Try to reduce the size of images where possible, or convert.tiffs into.jpegs.

5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility


Check out this list of localization resources if you find yourself needing to customize a course for learners across the globe. Take a look at this helpful post by the ELearning Brothers on decreasing file size without losing image quality. You’re two songs into your favorite playlist with a perfectly chilled Red Bull at your desk and no meetings all day. You’re ready to knock out your next e-Learning course, right? . Not so fast.

9 Tips for Using Images in Your E-Learning Courses


This is particularly important when you have learners in different localities as localising your e-learning courses is always beneficial. Making images relevant to learners in their locality is one way of doing this. Size Is Important. Together, this makes the size of your images very important. This includes the dimensions of your image as well as the file size. In general terms, the file size should be as small as possible.

Enterprise Document Management Systems: Stop Relying on Metadata


Instead, Bigtincan can integrate with nearly any repository so you don’t have to move a single file. Many document management solutions have poor search features that will only search file titles or metadata for a match.

Mobile Content Management Solutions: Why Simple File Storage Is Inadequate


All of these file repositories do have iOS and Android apps, so they can qualify as mobile content management solutions. This is fine if you have 10 files, 100 files, or even 1000 files. employees using the wrong files or versions. Find Files Incredibly Easily.

E-learning to M-learning: Are You Ready for the Big Switch?

CommLab India

Keep the content crisp, and bite-sized. It could be the small screen size of the mobile device, the limited battery life, bandwidth issues, and data security. Small Screen Size – Use responsive design to design an m-learning course that automatically adapts itself to different browsers, screen sizes and resolutions. Network Bandwidth Issues - Limit the size of the m-learning courses and compress images to reduce file size.

10 Reasons Corporate Organizations Should Have A Cloud-Based LMS

Ed App

Local servers on which software-based LMS’s host data may lose data due to malfunction or damage, however a cloud-based LMS cannot. Thus, information can share gigabytes of data without worrying about file size or drive space. Having a Learning Management System (LMS) is an essential part of implementing eLearning in organizations today.

6 Learning Design Considerations for Mobile Learning

CommLab India

This is because of the difference in the screen size, layout of devices and compatibility with the output. Diversity in the screen sizes. Avoid using visuals of large file size, as they cannot be accommodated into the small screens. However, in mobile learning, it must be used intelligently because: File size has to be limited. It is imperative to use compatible file formats that load faster.

mEnable your elearning – 6 things to consider when creating tablet compatible courses


Size matters. a set of methods and tools helping to create websites that adapt to different screen sizes, all without having to serve different versions of your content to each. And of course follow the UI guidelines of your platform (iOS, Android etc), regarding sizes, supported web controls, etc. Oh, and keep and eye on your file sizes too, optimizing you website assets (images, js, css) to make it load faster.

10 advantages of microlearning

Ed App

Microlearning is when lessons are distilled into easily-absorbed bite-sized chunks. Small file sizes mean microlessons can easily be distributed, potentially globally, via the cloud (often using apps) to learners’ own mobile devices. This is in contrast to large courses which can require enormous data-sizes – particularly when video is concerned – that will struggle with local, broadband infrastructural-foibles.

Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

Flash files are very consistent in their playback. Several sources say that the same quality flash video format movie will have a larger file size and require greater bandwidth. By contrast, audio, video, and data streamed to Flash clients using Flash Media Server are not cached on local client machines. Delivering a file via a standard HTTP request (without a streaming server) will leave the asset available.

Step 2: Preparing #Sketchnotes for Format, Flow, and Materials


Format in this context is more about how your sketchonte reads rather than the physical shape and size. We’ll look at format as it relates to paper choice and sketchbook sizes in the materials section later in this post. Yeah, that’s me in my local art supply store! All I remember from those withdrawal days is carrying a file size cardboard box full of pens to the Goodwill store. I rotate between three sizes: My go-to size is the Moleskine Classic (avg.


100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Files.Design – Professional resources for digital designers including templates, sounds and other files made by Great Simple Studio. Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other [link] You can even download them all as a file. Customize Your Noun Project Icons – With advanced editing features, you can now customize the color, size, rotation, orientation, background color and background shape. File Sharing & Collaboration.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


In LearnUpon, a content library is a repository of reusable content, like videos, documents, question pools, SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can) files, from which a course can be created. Originally used to compress image files, nowadays it’s best known for moving images which are a lightweight alternative to video. It usually takes the form of bite-sized courses that learners can access and complete while on-the-job. Manifest File.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. CamStudio’s website claims its software is so easy to use, you can learn it in a matter of minutes, thanks to their built-in help files. CamStudio’s website claims the file size of the videos you create with their software will be smaller in size than other leading video screen recorders, and have great quality. built-in help file.

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Video Recording

TechSmith Camtasia

Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device. Once connected, you can click and drag your video files right into any folder you desire. Instead of storing your files on your mobile device or computer, the files are stored on a server somewhere out there in the world. Email services put a cap on file size, usually around 25MB per email, so this option can be limited, but still works if you are in a bind.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content


If you do not have the source files for the course, or the course was built with obsolete software, recording the content as a video is a decent option. Here’s how: Open a blank PowerPoint file. In the Save Media As dialog box, specify a file name and folder location, then click Save.