Developing Online Instructional Modules for ERP Training

CommLab India

Developing online instructional modules for ERP end-user training is always a challenging task. You must consider the instructional design aspects, the functionality issues and the visual treatment of each screen. For example, Articulate Storyline does not provide responsive output, Adobe Captivate has its limitations for developing quizzes and Lectora Inspire lacks quality in its simulations. Developing performance support mobile apps using Lectora Inspire.

eLearning Magic: 3 Lectora Course Enhancement Tips

eLearning Brothers

We love Lectora for its versatility and quality. Lectora does the job, and it does it well. Today we’re talking about a three types of Lectora templates that will work wonders, raising the visual quality of your Lectora course to the umpteenth degree. To learn more about skin templates, check out this handy instructional video. You can find these and many other resources in our Lectora template library , a part of your Lectora Inspire purchase.

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Lectora User Conference Showcase: Jeremy Boles

Trivantis

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Design Learning Experiences – Not Instructional Presentations

Origin Learning

It’s been a solid 13 years, since I started my career as Instructional Designer Trainee fresh out of college. I remember when the Word document was the all-powerful tool, the template for the storyboard with its neatly structured boxes/placeholders to add on-screen text, voiceover text, and instructions for the graphic designer all fine-tuned. Design Learning Experiences Not Animated Instructional Presentations.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Adam Cain

Trivantis

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

CommLab India

Considering this, the instructional strategies used should ideally give learners the opportunity to understand how situations can occur, how they can evolve, and also practice their responses to them. Coming to the strategies you can use, even if the content may not always be compelling, certain instructional strategies can make the learning experience interesting. YouTube videos can be embedded in online courses using authoring tools such as Lectora Inspire.

The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we examine how the role of Instructional Designers has evolved and the qualities that are needed to succeed as an instructional designer in a highly competitive industry. Here’s an infographic that we created way back in 2015 that examines the history of Instructional Design. The ability to translate thoughts and ideas into words is the key quality that Instructional Designers need. Instructional Design and Graphic Design – A Winning Partnership.

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. The reduced steps of rapid development include: Identifying existing content: It is evaluated for suitability and whether it is instructionally sound.

How to Design 508 Compliant eLearning Courses

Infopro Learning

Also, keep in mind to add instructional text both in the audio and the screen. Course navigation determines the fate of an eLearning module and mobility issues can make handling the mouse difficult for some learners. Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora are all excellent choices for creating Section 508 courses as these tools use assistive technology. While Lectora provides better options for synchronized captioning for multimedia elements.

Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

Kapp Notes

So, let me describe why getting a graduate degree from Bloomsburg University's Department of Instructional Technology ROCKS and why our ID graduates can easily hold their own against non-degreed folks (and then some). The latest version of Adobe PhotoShop and Flash, Lectora, Adobe Captivate, Plateau (LMS), Adobe Connect, and Saba's Centra to name a few.

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Responsive Design Tips for eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

In terms of tools, Storyline 3 & 360 use resizable design, while Captivate and Lectora use responsive design. It seems like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised at how often in my career I’ve seen Instructional Designers just try to “wing it” when it comes to Responsive eLearning. Break down your course into chunks or modules. A good rule of thumb is one concept per module.

How do I know what e-learning approach is right for what topic?

The eLearning Nomad

There are Articulate/Captivate/Lectora etc. modules abound about leadership skills and management. Another performance management module, anyone? Those gender-awareness training modules with boring quizzes after introducing each concept? Behaviour change is complex because there are a whole range of factors that influence people’s attitudes – not just the few you can offer in a typical e-learning module.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The current model operates something like this: Medical professionals and practitioners sign up for a professional development module on, say, treating diabetes. As part of the PD module, learners are asked to pull relevant case files and (manually) input anonymized data related to actual cases (e.g., This data also becomes the baseline for measuring performance improvement after the PD module (i.e., The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal!

How do I know what e-learning approach is right for what topic?

The eLearning Nomad

There are Articulate/Captivate/Lectora etc. modules abound about leadership skills and management. Another performance management module, anyone? Those gender-awareness training modules with boring quizzes after introducing each concept? Behaviour change is complex because there are a whole range of factors that influence people’s attitudes – not just the few you can offer in a typical e-learning module.

LUC 2016 Session Sneak Peek

Trivantis

Are you getting excited for the 2016 Lectora® User Conference? For the beginning Lectora user, look no further than this great session by American Red Cross Senior Instructional Designer, Keith Gallacher. Learn how to: Include external JavaScript libraries into your Lectora project. Lectora has a great built-in drag and drop question type. During this workshop, you will: Learn to modify an existing template to create an interactive module.

Simple Anatomy of SCORM-based E-Learning

Integrated Learnings

Here's everything you need to know about the anatomy of a SCORM module. A SCORM module consists of three basic pieces: 1. If you are an instructional designer or developer of e-learning content, chances are, you'll only need to worry about the Learning Content piece. It is based on an instructional design or storyboard. E-Learning development tools like Adobe Captivate, Lectora, or Articulate do all of this for you. By Jonathan Shoaf.

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Getting More ROI out of Your e-Learning

Trivantis

Never fear, there are plenty of affordable authoring tools out there, like Lectora® Inspire, Lectora® Publisher and the cloud-based Lectora® Online. Start with instructional design. It might seem like an unnecessary step, but the instructional design behind your content is what really sets your e-Learning up for success. Check out this interview with an instructional designer for more insight into this important process.

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Getting More ROI out of Your e-Learning

Trivantis

Never fear, there are plenty of affordable authoring tools out there, like Lectora® Inspire , Lectora® Publisher and the cloud-based Lectora® Online. Start with instructional design. It might seem like an unnecessary step, but the instructional design behind your content is what really sets your e-Learning up for success. Check out this interview with an instructional designer for more insight into this important process.

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LUC 2016 Session Sneak Peek Part 2

Trivantis

Are you counting down the days until the 2016 Lectora® User Conference? Build yourself a good foundation in Concrete Strategies for Building Interactive Courses. “With Lectora, we transform content into engaging, highly interactive courses that help the learner understand and retain the information. Participants will leave with new ideas and insights into using Lectora to build engaging, interactive courses.”.

6 Tips for Analyzing e-Learning Focus Groups

Trivantis

For example, if you notice that a majority of your participants had an issue with the difficulty level of the second module, this will clue you into the fact that you may want to fine tune certain aspects of that section to make it easier or less complex. Subscribe to the Lectora® e-Learning Blog for e-Learning development strategies, best practices and more. Blog Instructional Design Conducting e-Learning focus groups offers a wide range of advantages.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. Don’t start with objectives, start with questions the learner needs to answer or that the instruction will answer. However, don’t put all the questions that need to be answered at the beginning of the instruction, sprinkle them throughout. Karl is an Instructional Technology Graduate Professor at Bloomsburg University.

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

It wasn't the kind of thing that was within reach for many instructional designers, certainly not for those who needed a pilot project to prove their point about this new-fangled specification within their organizations.  Here's the evidence:  Four leading courseware development tools have adopted the specification, putting the creation of xAPI statements within reach of the average elearning instructional designer/developer.

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A Q&A with the Queen of Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Opening up a Customizable Courseware module is basically like Christmas, right? Yes, if Santa was an Instructional Designer, he would bring you Customizable Courseware on Christmas morning! Source files are available in Adobe® Captivate, Trivantis® Lectora, and/or Articulate® Storyline file types. We give the in-house instructional design and development team full control of our Customizable Courseware courses in every way.

THE DUMMIES GUIDE TO DEVELOPING ONLINE LEARNING

Spark Your Interest

Most importantly, it contains instructionally designed materials that take advantage of the benefits of an online environment. It’s simple to develop a customized course module for specific audiences. Flipped learning is popular in K-12 and higher education, but is also useful in many other instructional situations. Blended learning provides a combination of in-person instruction and self-paced e-learning. Instructional + Creative Design.

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April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

Lectora [link]. Per ‏@DuncanWIV “In designing courses, key to good data is establishing good naming conventions for module ‘pages’ and interactions.”. AWerkenthin reminded us that with xAPI, we can no longer think of courses as individual modules. to which ‏@DuncanWIV responded “ It’s #cmi5 block structure, ability to both read & write from/to LRS that’s exciting for instructional design. New post April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning.

How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

You can hire a team of learning experts, instructional designers and multimedia developers to develop the resources or. E-learning Modules: E-learning courses consist of interactive learning modules that are created with a well thought out instructional strategy that achieves the intended learning outcome. Tools Used: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire can be used to develop e-assessments. Microlearning or Mobile Learning Modules.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

It is not, and can be quite successful, if we recognize that shoving the classroom online, and instruction in the same manner is e-learning, it is not. My favorite, albeit from a sad perspective is the authoring tool vendor who didn’t know what ID meant (uh, instructional design).

5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

CommLab India

When converting your ILT material to e-learning, you consider various aspects such as the format of the training material (micro module or video), the platform on which it will be delivered, whether to build it in-house or outsource, the duration of the course, and the authoring tool to be used. Lectora 16. Lectora Inspire, one of the first tools to support the development of HTML content, has always been a preferred choice to develop multi-lingual and text-heavy courses.

Will Your eLearning be Impacted by the End of Flash?

ePath Learning

It’s been the software of choice for many instructional designers to create engaging and interactive eLearning courses. When reviewing your content, perhaps you can look to enhance your existing Flash content to improve it either instructionally, graphically or functionally. You can easily break up those long eLearning courses into multiple small modules and let your learners reap the benefits of microlearning.

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

The creation of eLearning was the domain of instructional designers. A HR department will create an onboarding course, trainers will create course to move their business to the web, interactive eLearning modules will replace old school text books and the authors will publish and sell them without the big publishing companies, teachers will create their own materials. Internet has changed everything and it is changing eLearning fundamentally.

5 Tips for You to Reduce E-learning Development Time

CommLab India

As the instructional designer, you are under pressure to create a course that meets the demands of the client, on time, while taking care to avoid glitches. If your course has many modules, use templates to develop them in short time. For instance, you can design a standard welcome screen for the course which can be modified based on the content of each individual module. A major concern in e-learning development is the time constraint.

3 Ways To Instantly Kill e-Learning Effectiveness

LearnDash

As Instructional Designers, we all want to make the best e-Learning modules possible, so we better get these three things right or our courses' effectiveness will spiral down the drain. This is a potential danger for anyone who develops using Articulate, SNAP by Lectora, or any other plugin addon.

Enabling Global eLearning Across Cultures and Languages

Bottom-Line Performance

These are just a few of the translation challenges Instructional Designers face. Avoid the use of lengthy module or screen titles–some languages will cause those titles to lengthen even more and you may not have enough line space for a translated title. Use a rapid authoring tool such as Lectora, that offers a Import/Export feature of course text. Text is pulled out of the course and put into an.RTF, organized exactly as the course is: by module, section, screen.

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Rapid Training Development the Agile Way

Integrated Learnings

As with many (read most) technical training projects, Nationwide started developing training modules before any system content actually existed; but in a flash of inspiration, they decided to try using Agile development methodologies during the instructional design and development process. Teirney spoke about the process they followed in her session 'Agile Instructional Design & Development' at the recent Lectora User Conference 2010. By Jay Lambert.

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How to Create Wireframes when Making Your Legacy Courses Responsive

CommLab India

A wireframe consists of the menu, buttons, and instructions. This is necessary because these courses would have been developed by different instructional designers, and they would have followed different instructional design strategies. This experience is created through a gamut of things such as the placement of objects, design of the layout, buttons, instructions, and color. Related Posts Get Your Legacy E-Learning Modules Converted into HTML5!

5 Steps to Convert Your Legacy Courses into HTML 5 with Ease!

CommLab India

This decision is the key, in turn deciding the tool, the training content, and the instructional strategy. To reduce lengthy courses into short, byte-sized modules to serve as JIT learning nuggets. Do you have a broad instructional strategy in place? Most of the latest tools such as Articulate Storyline, Storyline 360 , Lectora 17, Lectora Online, iSpring, and Claro have similar features and templates.

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The Best E-Learning Software Tools

ICDTranslation

Lectora Inspire. As a result, two tools stood out as having sufficient features, adequate pricing and being user-friendly – Articulate Storyline 2 and Trivantis Lectora Inspire, which were the Editors’ Choices. Trivantis Lectora Inspire. To compile the list of the 5 best authoring tools, instructional designers and developers focused most on how convenient each tool is to use. What do you need to create a successful e-learning course?

10 Tips to Earn Money as an eLearning Professional

Trivantis

To earn money as an instructional designer or a freelancer, you should be ready and willing to take on projects that may be outside of your area of expertise, especially in cases where there is a project that may not necessarily be desirable. This will give you a big edge in eLearning, given that many other professionals won’t have the same in depth knowledge of a useful tool or platform that can be of benefit when designing an eLearning course or module. .

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

CommLab India

To develop e-learning courses, SMEs provide all the relevant content to instructional designers (IDs). Or, you may have an instructional manual that contains all essential information. Collate all content essential to prepare the instructional strategy. Select the right instructional strategy based on the training topic, intended performance objective, and learner profile. This is prepared by instructional designers. Yet another MOOC abandoned mid-way!

What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

CommLab India

This model ensures there is a close interaction between the stakeholders, subject matter experts (SMEs), instructional designers, and online course developers. Once the strategy for the curriculum is identified, a global instructional strategy is formulated to be used in all modules. Finally, an authoring tool supports your instructional design strategy should be selected. The first module in this course is developed and sent to the SME for review.