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6 Key Benefits of Using Automated PDF to ePUB Converters


This makes the conversion of eBook file formats an important piece of content production for publishers. PDF and ePUB (electronic-publishing) are the two main document formats supported by most devices. Well-preserved text format, layout, and graphics.

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8 eBook Conversion Tools Compatible with Multiple Formats


The digital publishing process usually begins with an eBook conversion tool, because digital books come in various file formats. And before you publish, you have to decide the format you want your final eBook to be available in. Kobo – ePUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CBR, CBZ.


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Product Review – Instilled LXP

eLearning 24-7

Writing a product review on a product that I use, well, I am about to use. The Vendor videos section on my site, will launch in the next few weeks (an announcement will be made), where anyone can view videos by any learning system vendor in a playlist format, connect and do quite a bit, but that is for another post (right around launch time). Playlist format – you can also call it channel, I like Playlist – just sounds more fluid.

Salt Adaptive product update

GRC Solutions

Salt Adaptive Product Update. The following list of upgrades will be included on the 28 th June 2019 Production release for Salt Adaptive : Security and performance improvements of the backend of Salt via GHC compiler upgrade. Export charts to PDF. Course HTML migrator – converts an original course to HTML format. To access the new v2 Dashboard please select the button titled: Try Out New Version!

Product Review:

eLearning 24-7

The product continues to add new features that overall are surprisingly solid. However, they continue to incorporate some instructor led training components, which is a disservice to an otherwise nice product. Timelines separated for PDF/docs and materials, with the ability to move to different insert areas. Extensive acceptance of video formats,mp4. Quiz formats (M/C: single or multiple answer, sequencing, true/false, labeling, pics, etc.).

How to print PowerPoint with notes


How to print notes in PowerPoint or save as PDF. You can alter the formatting of the notes so that they look better or are easier to read, but only basic formatting like bold, italics, and underline, plus bulleted and numbered lists will transfer to the slide speaker notes in PowerPoint.

Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

So please find below Part 3 of my series which explains how to self publish a paperback… I was considering using CreateSpace to create my paperback version of Ryan the Lion because it’s the sister service of Kindle Direct Publishing (the service I used to create the e-book version). I was dilly dallying about both when Steven Lewis showed me his newly produced paperback, How to Format Perfect Kindle Books – ironic, eh?

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How to Convert Storyline Courses to PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

It never fails that after building an e-learning course in Storyline, someone asks if they can get a PowerPoint version of the course. My first tip assumes you know that you’ll need a PowerPoint version of the course. This is so people with older versions can open the file.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Most private companies still want to make a good-faith effort to deliver courses and products that are as accessible as possible. Alt-text for screen reader accessibility: Our instructional designers and production staff members worked together to keep alt-text tied to images we created and purchased for use in the project. Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images).

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How to print multiple slides on one page


How to print multiple slides on one page or save as PDF. Handouts not only gives you options for how many slides to include on each page, but you can create special formatting to make the final print out look more professional and in keeping with your brand.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

So far in this series of posts about Podcasting for E-Learning from the E-Learning Curve Blog , I've covered a lot of material, including: A Brief History of Audio in Education The Four 'P's' of narration Introduction to Audio Production Digital Audio Basics Now, it's time to look in some depth at editing and producing podcast content. Only these links and the automatic download are authorized versions of Audacity. Click here to view the transcript of this podcast (PDF, 585K). --.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | March 5, 2020

Mike Taylor

Stowe Boyd writes about how minimizing hours for synchronous communication makes us more productive and shares some research about how bursts of rapid-fire communications, with longer periods of silence in between, are hallmarks of successful teams.

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How to Convert XML to ePUB – A Step-by-step Guide

Hurix Digital

The XML format cleverly executes data storage in a format that is both machine and human-readable. The idea behind the creation of XML file format was largely to store and transport data without being dependent on software/hardware tools. . XML to ePUB conversion using PDF Mall

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Using Video in Training: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

The Learning Dispatch

MOOC format examples. There’s a ton of research that shows both which video formats are popular—that is, widely used. Which Video Formats are Best to Use for Training? One study on video and engagement shows that video formats can include: Slides—slide presentation with voice-over. In addition, Jeanine Reutemann, Researcher at Leiden University, found that the “talking head,” a close-up of a talking instructor, is the most popular format in MOOCs.

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S1000D: Defined, Explained, and Explored

Use of IETMs for Navy Air Force Defence

Each document and format is entirely different because all OEMs don’t maintain similar standards. In short, re-usability and the format used is XML, and tags are defined by the S1000D steering committee. What is S1000D?

Top 10 Benefits of ePUB3 Conversion for Publishers


In this digital era, eBooks and consequently eBook readers have grown significantly in popularity and this makes the conversion of eBook formats of critical importance for publishers. Also Read: Converting PDF to ePUB | Which is the Better Format for ePublishing? .

S1000D – Why Do We Need it and How Does it Work?

Use of IETMs for Navy Air Force Defence

Currently, Defense systems – including land, sea, and air products, civil aviation, Ship industry of the US have adopted these standards while making documentation. If all 100 vendors give navy s1000d IETMs then all the IETMs will almost in a similar format.

How to Overcome Content Management Challenges at Scale


And often, i t isn’t in a format that you can use later, such as training materials left in a slide deck after the training is over , or text and images trapped in a PDF. . Some customers have even experimented with embedding procedures as in-app help for their products.

Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide


Once you’re done, the course is formatted into a zip, which then can be pushed into an LMS. Instead of solely pushing out word docs and powerpoints, you can expand your horizons with different media types by using the various versions of SCORM or with xAPI.

eLearning and Training: The Basics of Translation & Localization

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Localization: The process of adapting a product (in the context of translation, usually software) to a specific locale, i.e., to the language, cultural norms, standards, laws and requirements of the target market. This is not a PDF of the file, but the actual file itself (i.e. It is ideal to translate from the source file rather than a PDF or uneditable version. by Jen Weaver. For many training professionals, the translation of support materials is a fairly new task.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. Elearning can also include any combination of the above (for example, a course might have a series of PDF files to download and read; then a click-through, packaged course to take; followed by an automatically graded quiz). And third, there are sixty-two total criteria in WCAG version 2.0 (the the version 2.1 I’ve mentioned both WCAG version 2.0

Reflowable or Fixed Layout – Which is the Best Layout for your eBook


You’ve got two layout formats to choose from – Reflowable layout or Fixed Layout (FXL). ePUB is one of the most widely used file formats for eBooks. Before you turn your manuscript or PDF into an eBook , you need to decide which layout would be appropriate for your content.

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Easily share and review documents online

Take an e-Learning Break

crocodoc takes any PDF, Word document, PowerPoint presentation, image, or web page and lets you view and mark it up online. Save your marked up version of your document as a PDF, in native file format or directly to your Google Docs account. The free version of the software allows you to do everything except for the option of password-protecting documents, which are uploaded and viewed using bank-grade SSL encryption.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow. Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Elearning can include: PDF files that are available to be downloaded and read on a device such as a tablet or computer. Elearning can also include any combination of the above (for example, a course might have a series of PDF files to download and read; then a click-through, packaged course to take; followed by an automatically graded quiz). And third, there are sixty-two total criteria in WCAG version 2.0 (the the version 2.1 I’ve mentioned both WCAG version 2.0

The 3 Major Pitfalls of Static Content


You remember receiving a document regarding the latest Q3 product promotion, but you can’t seem to find it in email no matter how many “email has:attachment” searches you do. You want to review the detailed technical product features from last month’s release, but rewatching the six hours of launch training videos hardly seems worthwhile. No matter which distribution system you’re using — LMS, CMS, or email — these systems simply store or link to static PDF, Word, and PPT files. .

Field guide to action-mapped materials

Making Change

It’s a process, rather than a style of product. For example, additional activities are provided over time, whether as elearning or in other formats, because few problems can be fixed by a one-time mini-course, no matter how well designed it might be. To see how action mapping changes our approach to design and creates a different type of activity, you might read this PDF excerpt from my upcoming book. What does an action mapped course look like?

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How to Create a Training Manual Quickly

TechSmith Camtasia

The process of adding images to a template, document, or another source involves formatting frustrations, image sizing issues, and other similar, unforeseen challenges. Save a version of your manual as a PDF. I like to save a PDF, because it is a good filetype for sharing and consumption by others. I then save a second version as a SNAG (or SNAGPROJ for Mac). Not every training issue is going to be a quick production.

The Pros & Cons of Content Silos: Getting the Best of Both Worlds


Efficient production & review cycles. A centralized content management and delivery hub simplifies maintenance and ensures accuracy and version control. David Dye. Solution Consultant.

Effective Communication for Online Learning

Rapid eLearning

In my world, e-learning involves the authoring of online courses with a rapid e-learning product like Articulate 360. For others, it’s any learning content in digital format. Thus, a PDF is e-learning just as much as a course authored in Storyline.

eBook Features: 7 Must-Have eBook Features for Every Publisher


This is also a smooth way to further inform the reader about your company’s products and services. ePUB Format Support. ePUB format has been developed and is maintained by International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) and is supported by the Book Industry Study.

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How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform


ePUB is the standard format for eBooks, as most of the eBook readers accept files in the ePUB format. However, if you have the content ready in PDF, text or any other format, you should still be able to upload the file to the platform and convert it to ePUB.

Close the Sale With Quality Content


Your salespeople can spend months learning the ins and outs of your products and services, and still be stumped by a well-placed question. Your product and your brand evolves with time, and it’s important to always offer your sales team the best possible representation of both. . The right delivery platform gives you the ability to display your content in a format intended for mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets.

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training


Many families are multi-generational in their formation, and many people can testify to the tensions and stresses that this arrangement can bring. While everyone is an individual with his or her own personality, perspective, and preferences, each generation is also broadly characterized by a unique set of core workforce “peculiarities” that are often a product of the cultural and societal norms that were popular during each era’s career ascent.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

They take the guesswork out of formatting and reduce the risk of errors. Some HTML5 quiz makers are built in order to develop online content and may even grade the questions for you, whilst others generate a printable version. Best for : easy, clear formatting. Printable tests with consistent formatting are created with ease and can be saved online to access again at any time. Multiple question formats can be placed in a single test. Limited formatting options.

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Review: Adobe Spark


This format works best with big, beautiful images, so it’s important to use high quality imagery. By using the headings setting, bold and italic formatting, and bullets and numbering you can ensure your text is easy to digest. Adobe Spark is an online and mobile design app.

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Best Mobile LMS for Sellers: An Overview of the Top 4 Platforms Available Today


Learning retention is low due to outdated training formats and a lack of support for learning retention strategies (more on that later). Even the contents of a PDF or other document can be searched. They could both search “product information,” and receive different results.