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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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.

How to Develop Product Knowledge Training for your Business

LearnUpon

This happens when you have the perfect combination of a great product and, importantly, a team that has the product knowledge needed to support and satisfy customers. We’re sure you have the product side down, but for your business, in-depth product knowledge is an essential skill that every customer-facing team member should have. But how do you easily and efficiently get your employees up-to-speed on your product? The answer: product knowledge training.

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? The historical dominance of patriarchal societies has systematically oppressed women for centuries, and justifying that with an “if you want it, you have to go for it” philosophy isn’t productive. In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month.

Sales Funnels, Product Launches, and Paid Ads for Course Creators with Jennifer Tamborski

LifterLMS

Learn about sales funnels, product launches, and paid ads for course creators with Jennifer Tamborski in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can offer a smaller mini-course that may have three days of material on your product, and the fourth day is spent wrapping up and upselling to your full course. Or you can instead go with a one-on-one call approach where you meet with clients live and figure out if your product is a good fit for them.

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.

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?

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. A trainer needs to be able to interact with students and make materials available as quickly as needed, whether it’s a supporting PDF, quiz or survey. Remember, you do need to prove value to those in the C-suite, and the right solution should have tools to easily do just that.

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. With all of the chaos of 2020, we managed to add some pretty exciting features to our products.

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 loves writing about digital marketing, IT industry and workplace productivity.

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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.

How to Make Your Website ADA/WCAG Compliant

Hurix Digital

Related Read: All You Need to Know to Ensure Web Accessibility. You can do this manually using screen reader software or use specialized programs such as Lighthouse or WAVE. Study your website under these four categories and identify the gaps to fill. What is ADA Compliance?

Linkedin Learning Mini Review

eLearning 24-7

I should note, that you do not need a Linkedin account to use Linkedin Learning “ELearning Platform (their name)” But, I’d recommend it. What makes mini reviews different than my other product reviews? I mean it is a brand name, “Linkedin” and the content/courses come from “Lynda.com”, but if you are expecting a major rock star product, I’m sorry this is not it. Where do they sit? Let’s dive right in.

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.

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?

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. Badges offer real promise for replacing the PDF certificate, in our view.

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.

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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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. 5 Ways Screencasting Can Make You More Productive at Work Today. 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. What could screencasting do for your bids?

The Ultimate Guide: What is Screencasting and Why Use it?

TechSmith Camtasia

We make screencast software because we know that being able to record your desktop increases productivity. 5 Ways Screencasting Can Make You More Productive at Work Today. 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. Make a software or product demo. the value of your product.

Learning Objectives and Corporate Goals: How to create the perfect training

TalentLMS

Why do Trainings Fail? A mission repeatedly unaccomplished, a new process established, a latest application implemented or too many complaints from the customers, all highlight a learning gap. As a training manager, you have dutifully fulfilled this gap through external and internal resources to create seemingly “best fit” e-learning content. Learning in the corporate environment is not merely “knowing” or being “informed about”. How do you measure knowledge?

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? That’s exactly the solution a rapid eLearning authoring tool can provide for you to bridge the gap between great training content and the resources to create it. Have a PDF or presentation file?

The Best Sales Enablement Software [With Recommendations]

Zunos

Lots of sellers want to know which sales enablement tools are best. A more productive question for figuring out what software tools a sales team should use might be, “Where does your organization stand with your sales enablement strategy ?” .

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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.

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

Lambda Solutions

But the challenge for many companies is being able to isolate online learning from all the other factors in your company—factors like process improvements, new productivity apps, or culture change. 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”).

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

You might already know what that something – your gift or skill that people come to you for – is. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about how to create an online course. For example, some instructors invest a lot of money in video production. How do you want to engage your students? What kind of interactivity do you want to include? Do your research, and keep those things in mind in the planning stage. Do you write a blog?

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

How did you do that? The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps. But our reputation is on the line, so won’t do it unless it’s right. How do you manage that content quality aspect? So what is the final product? Also, we offer punch lists in PDF format. We know it can be difficult for busy professionals to find large chunks of time.

Breaking Down Language Barriers with Visual Communication

TechSmith Camtasia

They then help schools decide on the appropriate next steps to close any gaps. I create the content, but I don’t know how to program. Now, Genevieve can take a snag and circle the area that needs work or insert a text box next to the area telling the programmers exactly what to do. Not only do we communicate with the programmers through Snagit, we now all communicate that way with each other. Then, they send the information in a simple, easy-to-read PDF.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. Badges offer real promise for replacing the PDF certificate, in our view. Plateau of Productivity.

Creating Mastermind Retreats and Building WordPress Tools for Developers with Brad Touesnard the Founder and CEO at Delicious Brains

LifterLMS

In many large cities there are tech meetups, and Brad shares how the isolation in more rural areas can be a great motivator to cultivate a remote mastermind program, or as Brad would do, create a yearly retreat. I know of a couple of people that work from home that are in tech.

How to create an inclusive employee training program

TalentLMS

We all know how important inclusion in the workplace is. Educating your people about diversity, inclusion, and equality is something you should be doing as well. You already know the importance of gamification in employee training.

Gamification: The Perfect Learning Solution for A Few Business Situations

CommLab India

Do you follow the latest learning trends in your organization? Do you use gamification as a training platform? If yes, do you use it when it really fits the subject or do you force-fit in your training program just to be in line with the current trends? Most of them dislike it when you dump lengthy courses, bland PowerPoint presentations, or PDF documents containing the organization’s rules and policies.

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?

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?

Customer Training – Best Practices

eLearning 24-7

Whether you offer it for free as a benefit for them purchasing your product/service/membership, and so forth, or you charge them, attracting, attaining and growing the base is crucial. And equally, providing training to your customers who bought your product. . Peyton has just bought your software product. Plus, you have no idea on what interests Peyton – i.e. where his focus is going to be with the product. And should be done the moment they buy the product.

Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

An important cognitive strategy for learning is metacognition (or “knowing about knowing”), which is consciously using particular strategies for learning or problem solving. Evaluation: The fifth phase of the ADDIE instructional systems design process; its purpose is to assess the quality of the training materials prior to and after implementation and the ISD procedures used to generate the instructional products. Performance Discrepancy: (Performance gap).