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.

When to Use Rapid eLearning

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The term “Rapid e-Learning” is fairly self-explanatory: Rapid eLearning is creating an eLearning course quickly and effectively , often with the aid of authoring tools that do the programming work for you. What Rapid eLearning is NOT.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

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But, the introduction of rapid e-learning tools has brought good news to e-learning developers working under tight project completion deadlines. This authoring tool has ready to use templates, graphics, characters, and icons.

Cost Effective and Rapid eLearning Development Using Content centered Templates

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Your search for ready-to-use eLearning templates ends here. Design rich and engaging eLearning courses, using Swift eLearning library of templates. Take a look at engaging eLearning layouts for Content Presentation: 1.

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. Stock Image Resources.

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. Hopefully, you can find a use for the template. If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community.

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. Hopefully, you can find a use for the template. If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community.

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. This is especially true when you have a bunch of large images on your PowerPoint slides. This happens to me when I’m working with high resolution stock images.

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.

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.

How to Create an Interactive Image Template

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As noted in an earlier post, an easy way to build interactive elearning modules is by choosing a single image and adding interactive elements to it. The key is finding a single image that has a few potential content buckets. Finding images is relatively easy today.

5 Productive Content Centered Templates to Simplify Your Work Day

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We release the next set of Articulate Storyline ready-to-use templates to help budding developers and instructional designer. Click on each image to get template details.

The New & Improved Rapid E-Learning

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Ten years ago, the e-learning industry was still mostly Flash-based. That meant organizations either had to buy e-learning courses, have them custom-built, or hire a Flash programmer to build them. Thus, the term, rapid e-learning. Want to learn more?

Want to Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro? Then Check Out All of These PowerPoint Tips

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They include tips on creating custom graphics, assembly of interactive elearning, and getting more out PowerPoint’s features. Tips on Creating Rapid E-Learning Courses in PowerPoint. Building an elearning course with PowerPoint is not the same as building a presentation.

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.

Save Time with These 3 Rapid E-Learning Tips

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The other day I was reviewing an old PowerPoint file that I used for the blog post on how to build simple interactive scenarios in PowerPoint-based elearning. If it was a real elearning course, it could have cost me quite a bit of time. For example, the characters are clip art images.

Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses

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They’ll get filled as you apply what you’re learning and gain more experience. General Thoughts on Rapid E-Learning. Three Things I Learned About Learning on My Deathbed : Motivated learners will learn. You can also download a PowerPoint template.

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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. The ones that get pixelated are bitmap images. It’s Not about the Images.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

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For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. As of 2014, over 48% of the companies use rapid authoring tools. Bottom-line : For e-learning courses that are high on interactivities and customizations , Storyline is easier to work with.

eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library

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AMERICAN FORK, Utah–eLearning Brothers today announced that it has acquired privately held eLearningImages.com , an online library of eLearning images that focuses on people-images in the eLearning space. About eLearning Brothers. eLearning Brothers.

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Articulate Storyline 3 – Wide Variety of Interactive Templates to Make Content Development Easier

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We release the next set of Articulate Storyline ready-to-use interactive templates to help budding developers and instructional designer. Click on each image to view the template details. Tab Interaction- 056 The Tab interaction template helps in presenting related contents on a single slide.

The 5 Myths of Rapid E-Learning Revisited

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I came into rapid e-learning from the world of Authorware and Flash where building courses took a lot of time and cost a lot more money. As soon as I asked that question, I heard all of the bellyaching from our Flash developers and most of the custom e-learning vendors we hired.

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.

eLearning Brothers and Infuse Medical Launch Medical Stock Image Library

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(American Fork, UT July 8, 2014) eLearning Brothers and Infuse Medical announce the first library subscription of its kind of Medical Stock Images. This library subscription is the first eLearning-specific library consisting of high resolution, 3D medical imagery. “It

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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.

How to Simplify E-Learning Templates

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E-learning templates are a great way to save time. And it’s even more true for those of us who aren’t graphic designers since many of the e-learning templates provide nice looking visual design. However, working with templates can be challenge.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

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Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. This free template could be used as a way to share manager/employee information or perhaps as an FAQ interaction. Below is an example of the template in action. Click here to see the free template demo.

Over 60 Free Stock Images

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Now that Microsoft’s quit providing free clip art and free stock images many of you are scrambling to get hold of free resources to use for your elearning and training development. Download Free Stock Images. In a previous post I shared 45 free stock images via the Unsplash site.

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Free E-Learning Scenario Images

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Here are some scenario background images that are great for your next interactive branched e-learning scenario course. After ungrouping them, I made some modifications so they’d work with the branched e-learning scenarios. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

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.

The Only Place for Captivate 8 Templates and Learning

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(Salt Lake City, UT June 11, 2014) eLearning Brothers, Lodestone and Artisan E-Learning announce a combined offering of Captivate 8 templates , instructor led training , and the only Captivate 8 book available. said Curtis Morley, President of eLearning Brothers.

Free Microlearning Template

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Here’s a free microlearning template I created for a workshop on interactive e-learning. The template uses the popular overhead desktop theme. Example of Free Microlearning Template. Here’s an example of the template in action. Want to learn more?

Over 30 Free PowerPoint & E-Learning Templates

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To help you out, I compiled an assortment of free templates that you may have missed the past few weeks. There are 16 free PowerPoint templates and 15 free Storyline templates. Free PowerPoint Templates. Here are a bunch of free PowerPoint templates.

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.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Rapid eLearning

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Nothing “rapid” about that, as you can see. In this article, we will provide you with the skinny on rapid eLearning and how it makes an instructional designer a one-man-band. Bersin and Associates in the year 2004 created the term “rapid eLearning”.

More Answers to Your Rapid E-Learning Questions

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Where can I get free elearning assets? If you do get a budget then you can stretch your money by purchasing the lower resolution images. You don’t need print-quality images for elearning courses. By the way, Microsoft has a blog dedicated to templates and images.

5 Ways to Use PowerPoint as an Image Editor

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Today I am going to cover five ways to use PowerPoint as an image editor. This is great for quick image editing or for those who don’t have other image editors on hand. Save PowerPoint Content as an Image. Export PowerPoint Slides as Images.