Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

One of the biggest myths surrounding e-learning is that it is simply information presented on a computer screen. If possible, use different color schemes for different kinds of topics, say all compliance training modules in black and red, while all marketing related modules in blue and black.

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Creating Captivate Courses from Multiple Merged Microlearning Modules

eLearning Brothers

It’s a concept that applies to many parts of our lives from all the tiny bits and bytes of data that come together to make the Information Superhighway, to the myriad nuts, bolts, gears and tubes that comprise our motor vehicles. To add additional modules, click the plus sign.

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eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun


When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. So I take no joy in predicting that elearning modules will inevitably be murdered. The best of today’s elearning modules have learnt from past excesses.

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15 Websites to Source Images for E-learning Modules [Infographic]

CommLab India

Images play an important role in conveying information and engaging learners in eLearning courses. eLearning Design E-learning ModulesThey make explanation simple, complement onscreen text, and reduce cognitive load.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Managers Page 16 Example 2: Information. Example 2: Information Security. Training ENGAGE REINFORCE Let’s face it: Most information security training gets a cursory look at best, but in. bumbling characters out to create the greatest movie ever made on information.

Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part I

CommLab India

Ever since rapid authoring tools were introduced to the e-learning industry, developing online training modules has become an easy task for e-learning professionals. But, I know of one authoring tool which allows you to customize online training modules like a pro – Articulate Storyline.

Extensions on RSS module


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/02/2010 Extensions on RSS module eFront had for some time now an RSS module that could fetch and present an RSS feed inside a lesson or on administrators panel.

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Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part II

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we have seen how Articulate Storyline helps customize online training modules according to your requirements. Here are 5 examples of customized components in online training modules developed in Articulate Storyline. Click here to view the information.

How Short E-learning Modules Facilitate Effective Learning

CommLab India

A study by BBC revealed that the delivery of training content in the form of short learning modules can enhance understanding, retention, and application levels by at least 30%. No wonder, 8 out of 10 L&D professionals prefer imparting training through bite-sized learning modules.

Assessing Learner Confidence in Training Modules

ATD Learning Technologies

An employee that knows how to guess well can pass nearly any training module, but he will likely be totally unprepared for the job. Conversely, if an employee correctly answers a question, but reports low confidence in their answer, they are not likely to ever use that information.

The 9 Most Common Corporate Training Module Mistakes


At the same time, not all training modules are equally effective. Let’s look at the nine most common corporate training module mistakes. If your training modules are overly theoretical, they won’t prepare your employees for the situations in which they’ll need the information. For example, if a new hire is learning how to use a software program, you’ll need corporate training modules that simulate typical use cases within the software. Lengthy Course Modules.

eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena

Dashe & Thomson

In partnership with another firm, she designed a decision-based module for the U.S.

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eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena.

Dashe & Thomson

In partnership with another firm, she designed a decision-based module for the U.S.

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Great fun at ITEAA Conference & Introduction of Exciting Game-Based Learning Modules

Kapp Notes

We have also created a video game for learning that accompanies the physical modeling curriculum or can stand alone as it’s own instructional module. Just go to Download and enter your information and download. We will be adding more modules in the future.

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Chunking Information to Design eLearning

B Online Learning

How do I convert a large training manual into a short eLearning module? Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces so that human brain can easily digest the new information.

Putting Together an ERP Trail Mix: Some Bite-sized Modules for Employees To Snack On

CommLab India

Give them bite-sized modules that deal with a single learning objective and provide just-in-time support whenever they require. Short learning modules for role-based training. Hence, each bite-sized unit provides individual employees the specific information relevant to their jobs.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning


To get it out of their heads, we need to shift our approach by making traditional formal training more flexible by incorporating more informal learning. Rolling out Informal Learning. Before take a deeper look at informal learning, let’s look at how we learn.

Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time

CommLab India

What is your best option when it comes to developing a custom online training module in minimum time? On the one hand, it refers to the software and process used to create eLearning content and courses quickly, and on the other to learning delivered in short, quick electronic-based modules.

From Why to Wow: Develop E-learning Modules for Engaging Compliance Training

CommLab India

These have a reputation of having repetitive or irrelevant information. This is because these courses cover generic information. Share information about management decisions with a friend working for a competitor?

Why You Should Create Microlearning Modules in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

From time to time your course content keeps changing; today’s information will become tomorrow’s history. Full length courses don’t have the flexibility to keep up with today’s constant change in information.

Developing Online Microlearning Modules for Sales Training: A 6 Step Process

CommLab India

The tiny attention spans of this new age learners is compelling organizations to come up with micro-learning modules. is important to identify the “need-to-have” and “nice-to-have” information. Step 3 – Divide content logically into microlearning modules.

Informal Learning For Startups: Preparing For Internal Social Collaboration

pTotem blog

The Use Of Informal Learning For Startups. Since informal learning comes to 90% of total work-based learning, this is bound to happen. 3 Steps To Develop An Informal Learning Strategy. It is natural that an elaborate learning module will require several moving parts.

Information and Communication Technology GCSE

E-learning Uncovered

Revise GCSE Art and Design module AO1 Record and Observe including drawing what you observe, photos, sketches, notes that record your ideas and recording your ideas

How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module

Rapid eLearning

Feel free to replace the content with your own if you need a quick interactive module. As a rule of thumb, once I get three or more slides with the same information, I try to put as much as I can on the master slide so it’s easier to edit and maintain.

5 Reasons Your Learners Love to Hate Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Let me explain: With all good intentions, course developers and subject matter experts create online training modules, believing that they MUST be loved by learners and produce awesome results, merely because of the time, money, and effort spent in creating them.

The Dos and Don’ts of Developing Self-paced Training Modules

CommLab India

You need to come up with ideas that will make your learners want to know more, be eager to go to the next module, and ready to follow the instructional path you have designed. Do not add extraneous information.

Monitoring informal learning with a Learning Record Store

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The teacher may use this information to adapt his class teachings. Especially if you have the ambition to monitor both formal and informal activities of employees it might be useful. eg e learning modules) that you have offered.

Defining Quality in Learning for Virtual Worlds, Mobile Devices and Online Modules

Kapp Notes

How does the learning know to find all of the information within a module. If the content is not correct, it doesn't matter how usable, or error free the material happens to be, the information must be correct. What is the definition of the world " Quality "? There are five ways to consider "quality" in terms of e-learning, virtual worlds or mobile learning: Functionality. The first and most basic form of quality is "does it work." This is a baseline of quality.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

Wikipedia With the rise of social and informal learning, and ubiquitous mobile devices (tablets, phablets, smartphones and everything in between), micro-learning as a concept and practice has taken off. Typically, micro-learning or learning bytes or learning capsules work well as a component of informal learning where the learner pulls what they need to solve an immediate problem. Does micro-learning have to exist in a tangible form like a module, document or video?

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Chunking Information

The eLearning Coach

Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces (Oh, that’s the visual!) so the brain can more easily digest new information. The reason the brain needs this assistance is because working memory, which is the equivalent of being mentally online, holds a limited amount of information at one time. The pearl of wisdom here is that if a learner’s working memory is full, the excess information will just drop out—as in disappear.

Short, informative, focused: The secret ingredients of explainer animations

Sponge UK

Give your learners a focused burst of information to reinforce your elearning course. An explainer animation puts a lot of information on a single subject into a small package. Informative – There’s a message.

Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow model describes the concept of being so engaged in an activity, such as an online course, that you remain engaged for an extended period of time, completing modules, activities, and assessments without taking breaks.

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7 Examples on Scenario Based Learning (SBL) for Formal and Informal Learning

Adobe Captivate

In this blog, I show you how to you can use Scenario Based Learning through 5 examples for both Formal and Informal learning. You can use Scenario Based Learning to create both formal and informal training solutions. Examples for Informal Learning.

Online Training Job Aids: Critical Information Just a Click Away!

CommLab India

With a tap, and a click he is able to find the information he needs without stumbling and mumbling through his interaction with a prospect. Let’s check a few online job aids to help your workforce get the critical numbers, steps, or information they need.

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"Hey ya'll": Informal Language is the way to go in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

There is research evidence to indicate that informal language in an e-learning module is more effective than formal language. So when learners received instruction informally, they performed better later on.

Should I Convert or Update My Flash Course?


Unfortunately, if you developed your eLearning in Flash, that can leave much of your current courseware and eLearning modules out of date and incompatible with many of your learners’ devices.

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Less is more: A different approach to L&D in a world awash with information

Performance Learning Productivity

Charles Jennings argues that the adage 'access to knowledge is power' is more fitting in today's information-swamped world. Information overload is more serious than ever." Social data Social data is information produced by anyone. This post appeared on the

The Big Question: the place for instruction in an information snacking culture

Clive on Learning

Well, I have no doubt whatsoever that formal training inputs have been reduced in length significantly (one hour classes, 30 minute e-learning modules etc.).

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Informal Learning at

Kapp Notes is promoting an active community for kids to share information. technologies, we can be philosophical about the value of informal learning versus formal learning, we can tout the virtues of “collective wisdom” but in the end…none of that matters.

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