Converting a Text-heavy PDF Document into an Engaging E-learning Curriculum

CommLab India

Do you have stacks of documents in the PDF format, each running into hundreds of pages? Well, you can convert each of the PDF documents into an e-learning curriculum, comprising several microlearning modules to train your people effectively. Transforming a bland, text-heavy PDF document into an online curriculum. You need to follow a three phase process to convert the PDF into a self-paced, technology-enabled learning curriculum. Analysis of the PDF document.

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Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

Unless these complications are recognized and addressed, those gaps can create a communications stumbling block that impedes a company’s or an organization’s long-term success. If you’ve ever had to juggle the personalities and opinions of a wide array of relatives at a holiday party, imagine doing the same at a large corporation, where the volume, scope, and network effects of these challenges are magnified 10 or even 100-fold!

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DevLearn evaluation: The gap is widening: We are in a crisis!

Challenge to Learn

During DevLearn I found that there is a huge gap between the presenters and the audience. I did notice that gap at other conferences as well, but in my opinion that gap is widening. And I believe that the gap with the real world and the business reality is even bigger. They hear these stories but it is my impression that many of them even do not know where to start. DevLearn 2014 is over.

Top 5 Benefits of eBook Authoring Tools Every Publisher Must Know!

Kitaboo

eBook authoring tools have made it possible to bridge the gap between creating content and creating an interactive, engaging, and visually appealing content. Why do you need an authoring tool? 5 Simple Tricks for Fast and Accurate PDF to ePub Conversion – Part 2.

Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America was as vital as that of the men whose names we know so well.” What is she supposed to do? Leadership should hold gender diversity as a priority and share gender pay-gap goals and ambitions throughout the organization. And the 2017 World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report found that gender parity is still more than 200 years away.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 2 – Know Your Audience

TechSmith Camtasia

Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. If you’ve already caught up with last week’s post , you should be able to get to the root of your training request, and identify a gap that your training program will fill. When the instructor said, “you know how when your tractor…” I had no idea what he was talking about. You may already know the people who will be using your training. You’ll never know for sure until you ask!

First and foremost — get to know your learners

Matrix

So in order to keep people not only clicking but also reading and retaining the information it is important to find out who they are, what they need to learn and how they would rather do it. In order to do it right, you should start with basic questions concerning the age and educational background of your audience, the expectations they have regarding learning and how technical they are. It’s important to know what your audience already knows about the subject matter.

BLOG: Where do businesses find their LMS content?

Unicorn Training

From knowing the industry that stat probably isn't a huge surprise. From talking to clients about our SkillsServe online learning and development platform, we know the demand for comprehensive blended learning experiences is greater than ever. Finally, content should be created in-house for specific, internal company knowledge and that third-party content can fill any remaining generic training gaps.

Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

Studying past training outcomes can help in identifying and bridging the gaps in skills or knowledge and make learning more relevant. Your needs analysis should help you address the following questions: What problems, challenges or skill/knowledge gaps does your eLearning seek to overcome? What outcomes do you expect from eLearning? By knowing your audience, you can create better eLearning content and ensure better learning outcomes.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

Want to know what was missing? Tapping into daily conversations of a community of practice will help identify learning gaps (eLearning course topic) and how (eLearning course content) these gaps need to be fulfilled. There are several ways to do that using your learning management system. It’s the stuff you know, but don’t necessarily know that you know. You know the biggest barrier to tacit knowledge sharing?

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What is eLearning?

Coassemble

But are you leveraging every tool at your disposal to do so? But as experts in that industry, we also know there’s a lot of misinformation to sift through to find an answer. Think of PDF style information delivered with clickable links to more resources.

Getting Handy With Interactive Enterprise Software Training

Your Training Edge

It takes time (and money) to bring people together and update materials, so it’s easy for knowledge gaps to creep in, especially when changes to software occur so quickly. Enterprise software training has changed.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement

TalentLMS

How do you determine the research worthiness of a problem? In this article, we answer these questions and help you create a new course from a learning problem or a learning gap. What if you do not have the content available in the form of a PDF, Power Point or Word document? How will you create content based on a learning gap or a performance problem identified by managers in your organization? eLearning content development is serious business!

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 12, 2020

Mike Taylor

Beautiful people do not just happen.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. I’m doing a fun program on how us ‘mere mortals’ can use the little known multimedia features in PowerPoint for doing things like graphic design, ebooks, motion graphics, and videos.

How to Build Trust in Your Agency’s Remote Team

Your Training Edge

A communication gap is the root of most problems and it is the reason for a large number of failing projects. Setting the time slot is also entirely dependent on the nature of the work that your agency is doing. If your agency is more comfortable with PDF documents then you can convert your file from pdf to doc using an online converter. She is currently the content writer at Classic PDF Editor. Are you struggling with your remote working team?

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training managers have a lot to do. Why do I need to do that? What can we do? Why Do Training Programs Need Accessible Elearning? But How Do I Know My Elearning Is Accessible? What to Do with the Elearning You Already Have. What to Do with the Elearning You Haven’t Yet Created. Training Managers Have a Lot to Do, Redux. What do we mean by “elearning”? What do we mean by “accessibility”? How do you do this?

What is eLearning?

Coassemble

But are you leveraging every tool at your disposal to do so? But as experts in that industry, we also know there’s a lot of misinformation to sift through to find an answer. This order created and established a committee to explore and define learning technologies and standards, know as the Advisory Committee on Federal Training Technology. Think of PDF style information delivered with clickable links to more resources. What is eLearning doing with Blended learning?

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

Want to know what was missing? Tapping into daily conversations of a community of practice will help identify learning gaps (eLearning course topic) and how (eLearning course content) these gaps need to be fulfilled. There are several ways to do that using your learning management system. It’s the stuff you know, but don’t necessarily know that you know. You know the biggest barrier to tacit knowledge sharing?

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Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 1 – Defining Your Problem

TechSmith Camtasia

Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. How do we deliver the training? We don’t even know what issue resulted in you being asked to create a training program, or if there’s even an issue to begin with. It’s not that the customer service team is struggling with every aspect of their job (something training can’t necessarily fix), they just need to know how to more efficiently use the tools provided to them (something training CAN fix).

Continual Learning

Clark Quinn

A recent request for feedback on new learning technology research areas highlighted areas they thought were important, and a subset naturally struck me: the connection between formal and informal learning : an interest of mine since I first noticed the gap in organizations. As academics are wont to do, this isn’t a surprising list (there were interesting others as well) because despite the overlap there’s reason to study each on their own.

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The Smart Worker : needs job aids rather than courses

Jane Hart

Too often, we offer training solutions (including eLearning) for problems that we know are not training related. We know better, but for reasons that are often, but not always, out of our control, we revert to what’s comfortable and what’s expected. They don’t want or need to have to memorize information just in case they need it; they only need to know where to find it, when they need it.&#. available as a web page or printable PDF. Tweet.

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Your Ideal LMS. Have Your Cake And Eat It Too.

Gyrus

Do you want to be able to create quality actionable e-learnings? To do so, one must identify the needs of their organization and which features are necessary. If you are the one doing the evaluation of those needs, we recommend creating a team and discussing individual needs on a per department basis to ensure the best possible fit. To accomplish this all you need to do is perform a little internal research. Open Badges – What you need to know.

Align, deepen, and space

Clark Quinn

What do I mean here? Something you know that, if they improve, it will have an impact on a measurable business outcome. First, it has to be something that, if people do differently and better, it will solve a problem in what the organization is trying to do. Will Thalheimer has written a superb document (PDF) explaining the need for spacing.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 4 – Create Engaging Content

TechSmith Camtasia

Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. Closing the Gap. When creating content for our trainees, we need to determine the best way to close the gap keeping our colleagues from success. It gets a little more difficult to find a way to close the gap as your training goals become more nuanced. But what we can do is offer you a few ideas to get you started. Download the PDF to have all of the chunking info on-hand, when you need it.

Looking back and thinking ahead: Learnings from 2020

Rustici Software

Fortunately our 2020 product roadmaps we had planned stayed on track, and the questions people asked help us see where the eLearning industry is heading and to inspire what we do next. And if we crack the code on how to do this, we’ll certainly share it!

Writing & Grammar: Of Hooks and Ladders

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby Proofreading is a quality control check of text and layout that many of us are asked to do with little or no training. For example, how do you indicate that you want the space between words to be closed up? Do you scratch out both words and write toothpaste in the margin? Do you draw a circle around the area and write a note in the margin saying, "Please remove the space between the words to make one word"? How do I know this?

3 elearning content nightmares… and how to avoid them!

Elucidat

It’s no wonder digital learning can have a bad rep, but good elearning is easy when you know how – and to help, we’ll show the top 3 mistakes to avoid. First, what do we mean by elearning? Do some points in your content only apply to senior roles or specific departments?

Is online training right for your team?

Coassemble

Today Jude and I are going to talk about how to know if online training is right for your team, how to begin your solution search, and understanding what you need to look for in a solution. If you’re doing everything yourself, making sure a solution is user friendly is critical.

Digitization of Books – Reasons And Benefits of Going Online

Kitaboo

This has resulted in the creation of a major gap in the way both teaching and learning domains operate across various instructional cross-sections. . All you have to do is invest in a once-in-a-lifetime digitization process and reap its benefits for a long time to come.

Unlocked Learning—how to evolve your learning content

Coassemble

That’s exactly what Unlocked Learning can enable you to do! We know it can go without saying, but we still want to say it for everyone in the back—training content needs to be engaging. But how do you create content that’s powerful and engaging without experience?

Adaptive eLearning in Corporate Space – Opportunities and Challenges

G-Cube

Learners do complete courses which are mandatory but not out of choice. For example – as a lesson or as a reference PDF link. This calls for not only a deep understanding of the subject, but also requires content creators to have good teaching experience, because only then will someone be able to tell that if a user chose a particular answer than what gap in knowledge may have prompted the user to make that choice. Now, we all know, that would be easier said than done.

Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 3 – Define Your Goals

TechSmith Camtasia

Download the PDF at the end of this post to learn more. Once you have identified your problem, determined why it’s a problem, and gained an understanding of your audience’s needs, you’ll be ready to turn these insights into goals to help you close the knowledge gap and solve this problem. So, if you’re doing a training program on how to climb a utility pole, your goal for your learners should be that they will be able to climb a utility pole properly and safely.

Free Sales Tools Reps Can’t Live Without

Xyleme

Sure, everyone claims to have a sighting—but do they really exist? Free sales enablement tools do exist—and they’re actually pretty good. For transparency, we’ll mark these with “free version” or “free trial,” so you know which is which. Do I need more demos?

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How to Make Online Learning Easy for First-Time eLearners

CourseArc

You may also consider developing a simple help aid PDF with screenshots and thorough instructions, and emailing this guide to your course’s registered students as an attachment that they can print and refer to even outside the course itself. To help bridge these gaps — especially for older learners — you should balance the delivery of your material across multiple media types.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

How much do participants find the training favourable, engaging and relevant to their jobs? To what degree do participants acquire the knowledge, skills, attitude, confidence, and commitment based on their participation in the training? Skill (“I can do it right now”).

What is Screencasting?

TechSmith Camtasia

We make Snagit and Camtasia because we know that being able to capture your computer screen at work increases productivity. You’re already doing the onboarding. How many times a day do you have to answer the same question? How do I reconnect to the printer?”. How do I access those Q4 files again?”. You know. As you know, most business decision makers don’t have the time or energy to go through every proposal that hits their inbox.