Rapid E-Learning’s Best of 2014

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I got to meet so many blog readers from all over the world, Articulate successfully released Storyline 2 , and we made significant improvements to the elearning heroes community with a focus on even more free tips , tutorials , and giveaways. Best of the Rapid E-Learning Blog.

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.

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5 Free Online Image Editors for Rapid E-Learning

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In a previous post, we looked at five free desktop image editors. Here are a couple of additional free desktop applications shared by some blog readers. Aviary Raven is a vector editor similar to the free Inkscape or Adobe Illustrator. Rapid E-Learning Workshop.

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. 7 Angles on 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. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning.

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How to Create a Rapid E-Learning Tab in PowerPoint

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And that’s a pretty powerful feature, especially for rapid elearning developers. There are a number of features I use quite a bit when it comes to building elearning courses. My Favorite Rapid E-Learning Features. The Power of Rapid E-Learning.

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. It’s free and works great.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

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Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. 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. Rapid Authoring.

7 Secrets to Getting the Graphics You Need for Rapid E-Learning

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It’s always so much fun getting to meet the blog readers and learning more about what people do in the real world. Two things always stand out during these trips: There is no one way to do elearning. You can do a search online for “CRAP design” and find all sorts of free help.

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. November 1: Las Vegas, NV (Elearning Guild)— Devlearn.

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. The challenge is learning to get more out of PowerPoint.

Do You Know the Answers to These Rapid E-Learning Questions?

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Recently I participated in an interview-style webinar for the E-Learning Guild. Today we’ll look at the rapid elearning questions. What is Rapid E-Learning? So for them elearning was an all or nothing proposition. Start with rapid elearning.

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4 Factors to Consider When Outsourcing the Creation of Rapid E-Learning

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Do you have tight timelines for e-learning development? Dot you lack expertise in e-learning authoring tools? Then it’s time for you to think about outsourcing the development of rapid e-learning. What is rapid e-learning?

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

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Last week I shared a free PowerPoint template that was inspired by the iPad’s notebook app. 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.

Free PowerPoint Template to Manage Free Fonts

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There are tons of free dingbat fonts available for download. And they’re great to use for your training and e-learning courses. Here’s what you already know: How to find and downloaded a bunch of those free dingbat and icon fonts. Free PowerPoint Template.

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Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?

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While the application is versatile and great for elearning, many people still struggle to get past the PowerPoint look because the features are designed to encourage the use of the templates. The key is to learn to see the features from a different perspective.

4 Reasons Articulate Storyline is the Preferred Choice for Rapid E-Learning Outsourcing

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Do you need extensive customization, quick results, courses that reflect your branding, and shorter turnaround times in e-learning course development? Here are four concrete reasons to ask your e-learning outsourcing partner to develop courses using Articulate Storyline.

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. Following are five essential rapid elearning tips for working with PowerPoint.

The Most Practical Rapid E-Learning Tips from 2012

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I’m always sensitive to the elearning developers who have to work with limited resources and usually by themselves. This year’s 2012 wrap up post features the tips & tricks shared during the past year that can be applied to your elearning courses right away. Free Applications.

Free Microlearning Template

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Here’s a free microlearning template I created for a workshop on interactive e-learning. Example of Free Microlearning Template. How to Edit the Free Microlearning Template. Download the free microlearning template here. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

Raptivity Presenting on M-Learning at eLearning Africa 2012 in Benin

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Raptivity, the award-winning software for creating rapid e-Learning interactivities is speaking at eLearning Africa conference in Benin. Vinod Ganjoo, Sr.

Let Amazon S3 Do Your Text-to-Speech for Free

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Previously we looked at how to create free text-to-speech narration using a free application. Today we’ll look at a free (or inexpensive) way to create your text-to-speech narration that’s just as easy and hardly costs anything, if at all. FocusOn Learning conference.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

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Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch.

Free e-Learning books

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> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 e-Learning Practices - Editor: Prof.

7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template

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To keep things organized, create a consistent process by which you manage your folders and elearning assets. It’s free and makes resizing and converting your images super easy. You don’t really need the highest resolution for your elearning courses.

Leverage Enhanced Lectora 17 Features for Rapid eLearning Development

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As learning and training head toward mobile devices, Lectora Inspire has set her direction and transformed fast as a rapid authoring software that can create mobile-friendly courses. This post is an attempt to look at them and how they add value to the online course rapid development.

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. Most rapid elearning courses use a combination of form-based modules and PowerPoint. Here’s what’s true about PowerPoint and rapid elearning.

Create Free Icons and Images in PowerPoint Using Dingbat Fonts

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In the e-learning community, a number of people shared free icons and shapes. And they’re great for your courses, so make sure to take advantage of all of those free resources. Convert Dingbat Fonts to Free Vector Images. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

Free Flip Card Interaction

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A great way to learn to use the elearning software you have is to create small interactions. That’s one of the reasons I like and promote the weekly elearning challenges. View tutorial to learn how to create and customize the free flip card interaction.

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. Let’s start with what I like to call the “Rapid E-Learning Story.”.

Rapid E-Learning Workshop: How to Create a Tabbed Notebook

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In this case, it’s a tutorial that I created over two years ago after a rapid elearning workshop I had given. But the focus is really on learning some core rapid elearning tips when working with PowerPoint. Click here to view the rapid elearning workshop.

80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning

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In a previous post I shared some free stock images via Unsplash. They’re free for commercial use. Just like Unsplash, they’re free to use and distribute via a public domain license. You can download entire folder of free stock images here.

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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. Create A Goal-Centered eLearning Storyboard.