How to Create Performance-based E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

E-learning courses generally fall into one of two buckets: tell people something or show them how to do something. One is all about the information and the other about performance. Instead, the course informs about sexual harassment and the organization’s standard.

What is an E-Learning Course?

Rapid eLearning

What do you think when someone says, “We need to build an e-learning course?” ” An “e-learning course” can mean many things and serve many purposes. Then we can build the right courses. But this isn’t always the case.


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Jobs, Training, Rapid eLearning, Inhibitory Skills, & Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Twenty-three percent of workers are dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with training and learning opportunities provided by their current employers. Training isn't a luxury -- it's a necessity - The Wichita Eagle. Decision makers often view employee learning and development as a cost center rather than a profit center. What is the TRUE cost Rapid eLearning? This is a horrible example of rapid eLearning!

8 Tips To Reduce Compliance Online Training Seat Time

EI Design

Long compliance online training courses lead to cognitive overload and employee dissatisfaction. Especially when a dry or dull subject matter is part of the equation. In this article, I’ll share 8 tips to reduce compliance online training seat time. . How To Reduce Compliance Online Training Seat Time. Most employees are tempted to call in sick on compliance training day. Incorporate Personalized Online Training Paths.

Instant and Rapid One-Minute Learning for mLearning and eLearning

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: In a rapid, constantly-changing, technology-enabled work environment, which one works best – linear or random learning? How do we rethink or reformulate to make the linear content friendly to random learning? How does this benefit instant learning for busy learners? Which image helps instant learning on sexual harassment? Five Steps in Formulating Instant Learning 1. Test it Test using Recursive Learning Analysis.

Here’s Why You Should Enter the Articulate Guru Awards

Rapid eLearning

I get emails all the time from freelancers or elearning vendors asking how to get more work or exposure. I also have quite a few managers ask for ways to get their staff up-to-speed building better elearning courses. So, I’m going to take this opportunity to plug the Articulate Guru Awards and show how you can use the awards as a way to grow your business and rapid elearning skills. So why not take advantage of the opportunities that exist?

How Do You Handle a Star? – Provocative Learning Vignette 2

Vignettes Learning

This week’s vignette , The Star, is a story of John who is a star performer, but who causes problems as he repeatedly refuses to cooperate with his team members. If he was your team member, how will you handle the situation? How to Use the Vignette. While the situation presented is specific, this vignette covers a wide range of topics to include conflict-resolution, work ethics and other management-related issues. Click here to preview “The Star”.

3 Easy Ways to Create Silhouette Characters

Rapid eLearning

Because of this you end up using the same stock photos over and over again. The stock characters are treated like a team of improv performers. One day they’re all compliant managers and the next day they’re those dreaded sexual harassers from the cubicle down the hall. However, you can run into issues with the image quality and who can and cannot be in the photos. It sure would be great if everyone looked the same.

Surgical Insertion of Micro-Scenarios that Beautify and Fire Up Your eLearning

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: The points of insertion of micro-scenarios in your eLearning program will boost learning effectiveness. The insertion points are important since it is best to use micro-scenarios sparingly and at the appropriate areas. When properly done, you can save on time and improve the quality of your programs. Micro-scenarios – small, tiny, instant, rapid, quick and engaging learning – can add GLOW to your eLearning courses.

WBT – What is Happening?

eLearning 24-7

The real value of e-learning and specifically WBT has somehow become entangled into this morphed methodology of creating asynchronous courses (WBT that is fully self-contained – everything is in it), following an ILT (instructor led training) approach. Premise of E-Learning – WBT (Web Based Training) Courses. Why E-Learning over ILT (Instructor Led Training). Because it is the method people use in ILT.

Kill Compliance Training

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Actually Donald Clark's post title is Compliance Killing Training. And every now and then it takes a sobering moment to see that 90% of what training organizations do is done out of fear. USERS care about their learning, but they don't go to their training department to get it. The driver is NOT learning or people development, it's 'fear'. Remember, governing bodies don't know what effective training is nor do they care.

How to Create A 30 Minute Course in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Creating a 30 minute e-learning course is no child’s play; but not an impossible task either. It’s true that you need to be a jack of all trades working with SMEs, communicating with stakeholders, developing content, coming up with a sound instructional strategy that is meaningful and engages learners, designing and developing the training, and increasing the bottom-line. Create the Storyboard Within the Tool.