Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    I recently received an email from a new Captivate developer who had delivered an eLearning lesson to a client via email attachment. When publishing a Captivate project file, the format you select will depend upon on how the learner will access the lesson.

How to Transform a PDF into an eLearning Course

360 Training

In this post, we will shed light on how to transform PDF content (training material) into an online course. PDF and PowerPoint are the two major formats that we use for training material and/or presentation. If you already have the training material in a PDF format, you are good to go.

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User Interface lessons applied to eLearning

Challenge to Learn

So I decided to capture these lessons learned in this post and apply them to eLearning development. Our product owner, designer and UI expert will dive in and come up with possible solutions and improvements. it is a free simple PDF based tool that anyone can use, including you.

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How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt

LifterLMS

Learn how to animate your lesson videos with eLearning video Creator Kim Merritt of the TheUrlDr.com. But if you don’t have a process to show on screen or a product to display, then students won’t want to watch the video.

Crafting a Good Story for Your Product Video (free ebook)

TechSmith Camtasia

In my new ebook (available free from iTunes in iBook format or as a PDF with free subscription ), I’m sharing 10 of the most valuable tools video creators can use to create better stories and explain workflows in a more conceivable way.

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eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

Spencer Ackerman features Vanguard of Valor, an interactive teaching tool built to instruct the mid-career officers who pass through the Army’s Combined Arms Center, about the lessons accumulated from years of hard-fought war in Afghanistan. Our Belief.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

Also, software and hardware makers realized that more people would buy their products if they made them easier to use. We’re likely now approaching the Plateau of Productivity for performance support. Keep lessons and resources short.

5 Reasons Adults Fear Going Back to School?—?and How to Get Over Them

General Assembly

But for many adults, committing to weeks, months, or even a day of lessons can be nerve-wracking. To help debunk them, we spoke with Suzanne Abate, who teaches various product management courses at General Assembly’s Los Angeles campus.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

Also, software and hardware makers realized that more people would buy their products if they made them easier to use. We’re likely now approaching the Plateau of Productivity for performance support. Keep lessons and resources short.

Microlearning and Traditional Learning

Ed App

We’ve all experienced it… sitting down to listen to a manager drone on to teach you about the latest product release. Traditional learning tends to rely on large lesson plans, whether it’s an hour course, a day long workshop or a twenty-page PDF.

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

50+ Effective Mobile Learning Tips and Resources [PDF] – By Shelly Terrel. The Worldwide Market for Mobile Learning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis. Lessons on mLearning.

4 Ways Virtual Lab Environments Can Supercharge Your Sales Strategy

Appsembler

In today’s age of advanced technology, businesses will rarely buy a product they have no knowledge about. Buying teams research a product or service even before a sales team enters the picture. The customer is not able to interact with the product. They are only able to learn about the product by viewing a PowerPoint presentation or PDF document. The customer has more time to learn about the product and experience it firsthand.

Microlearning vs Traditional Learning

Ed App

We’ve all experienced it, sitting down to listen to a manager drone on to teach you about the latest product release. Traditional learning tends to rely on large lesson plans, whether it’s an hour course, a day long workshop or a twenty-page PDF.

Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

Your Training Edge

The ability to train customers in using your software or product itself, or to train franchise employees, is extremely valuable in this day and age. This will better help everyone have a grasp of what your product, service or brand is, and also what the main goal of your company is.

How I Created This Interactive E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

There is one custom piece in lesson 6 where I inserted a Storyline interaction. You’ll also notice animated.gifs in some of the other lessons. Lesson 1: The Mission. For this lesson, I opted for a full-width image. Lessons 1 and 2 are the pre-content.

Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

Skill Set Offered by the eLearning Companies: Developing eLearning courses does not simply mean transferring your existing Word docs or PDF files online.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Video lessons. 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. Record lessons that students can access anytime, anywhere. the value of your product.

Adaptive eLearning in Corporate Space – Opportunities and Challenges

G-Cube

For example – as a lesson or as a reference PDF link. So, it may not work very well in programs such as, say Induction or Product Trainings, but can work very well for competency development programs, or for building skills such as Project Management etc.

What is Screencasting?

TechSmith Camtasia

Common examples of screencasts are onscreen tutorials , video lessons , or slideshare presentations. We make Snagit and Camtasia because we know that being able to capture your computer screen at work increases productivity. Make a software or product demo.

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training

CourseArc

” As instructional designers, you need to find a way to bridge these gaps to ensure that all generations will find your training meaningful and engaging — or they may disregard your lessons as being illogical, irrelevant, or out of touch.

How to Vet Your Online Course Idea

LearnDash

Similarly, a downloadable PDF with a mini lesson or some thought exercises can give your readers a chance to see what your teaching style is like. Move forward with your minimum viable product, and expand from there. Will your online course idea make money? Here’s how to test it against the market. You’ve finally come up with what you think will be a great idea for an online course, but you’re not sure if it will turn a profit. You’re not alone.

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What to look for in an authoring tool

Ed App

One of the easiest ways to save time when authoring lessons for your staff is to use an eLearning authoring tool that has integrated templates. Ever tried to get a salesman that spends the majority of their day trying to get in front of as many customers as possible to sit down and read a thirty page PDF on a new product range? They allow learners to take lessons, which are delivered on their mobile, on the go.

Articulate Rise, A Responsive Authoring Tool

LearnUpon

There’s a whole host of products that can be launched in a browser, making it easier to do work across every device you own. This is important as Articulate doesn’t have a Mac version of their flagship product – Storyline. You can choose pre-built ‘lessons’ for a rapid approach, or custom ‘lessons’ using ‘blocks’ if you’d like more control and customization. You can choose one option from the following: LMS, PDF, Web.

DevLearn 2018 | Day 1 Keynote: Julie Snyder

Ashley Chiasson

Julie Snyder begins her keynote by discussing the production elements of Serial…basement recordings and waiting for your kids to flush a toilet. Much of the investigation came from a giant PDF of public information that the police deemed appropriate to release.

Best Practices in Creating an Enterprise e-Learning Portal

Hurix Digital

Dive in and read how you can develop an effective and productive e-learning portal. You can even upload lessons online quickly in a matter of minutes. With e-learning, employees can utilize their lean time for some productive online training without missing deadline-oriented tasks.

What is SCORM? Advantages of using SCORM with authoring tools such as isEazy

isEazy

If you’re new to the world of e-learning, you often may have wondered about the advantages of using SCORM -type course formats made with authoring tools versus materials in other formats such as PowerPoint, PDF or others.

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The 6 critical soft skills your sales team can learn online

TalentLMS

Technology has put product and service information at consumers’ fingertips. They’re able to Google the lowest price of a service, or the ingredients of a product, watch YouTube videos to learn how to use features, and scan Facebook for reviews from past customers.

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Just in time training – JITT – how microlearning is empowering jit training

Ed App

JIT training naturally works best with microlearning as lessons are quick to create, easy to distribute and readily absorbed by the learners. Retail staff can learn about the latest products, marketing display layouts and sales techniques when new stock arrives. If a co-worker hasn’t yet had the chance to create a lesson, using a rapid authoring tool allows a lesson to be created in minutes and instantly distributed to the worker’s device.

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Stop Planning, Start Doing

LearnDash

Really make these couple lessons the highest of quality. If that sounds like too much work upfront then instead take the time to create a 5-page PDF report that gives some really actionable tips. Again, don’t obsess on the “what” Figure out what it is and then put time into building it, and make it a really quality product. Perpetual planning will kill your business.

Micro-learning Tutorial: how to create micro-learning in under 1 hour

eLearningArt

Microlearning focuses on getting people short lessons quickly to do their job. Sales or product: (New product release/update). What’s the #1 problem you’re running into with selling the [PRODUCT]? Short micro-video lesson on Ray’s YouTube channel.

jit training – JITT – how microlearning is empowering Just-In-Time

Ed App

JIT training naturally works best with microlearning as lessons are quick to create, easy to distribute and readily absorbed by the learners. Retail staff can learn about the latest products, marketing display layouts and sales techniques when new stock arrives. If a co-worker hasn’t yet had the chance to create a lesson, using a rapid authoring tool allows a lesson to be created in minutes and instantly distributed to the worker’s device.

Just in time training – JITT – how microlearning is empowering jit training

Ed App

JIT training naturally works best with microlearning as lessons are quick to create, easy to distribute and readily absorbed by the learners. Retail staff can learn about the latest products, marketing display layouts and sales techniques when new stock arrives. If a co-worker hasn’t yet had the chance to create a lesson, using a rapid authoring tool allows a lesson to be created in minutes and instantly distributed to the worker’s device.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018

learnWorlds

You can learn a valuable lesson through failure that will get you that much closer to your success. His eight-step plan can guide you from research to development of the teaching curriculum and comes as a downloadable PDF. eBooks or PDF files. Get your school now! Try for FREE.

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Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

So what is the final product? JEN: We offer courses, lessons and ebooks in a variety of formats. Also, we offer punch lists in PDF format. But our goal is to scale as we grow and expand our product base to accommodate various needs.

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LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users

LearnDash

It’s the first thing they need in the morning, hydration, all the way through the recipes, foods to avoid, with a pdf in the bottom, so basically a really in-depth guide for what they’re looking for with a soft pitch for our 30 day program where they can click to our sales letter.

Simplify Your Learning: 5 Tips for Slimming Down

Association eLearning

If a course or lesson lasts too long, learners are likely to stop paying attention and start wondering, “How much is left?” If you have a lot of information that absolutely has to be included, consider creating a supplementary printable resource, like a PDF. They’ll likely notice little things the production team didn’t, and can give you a fresh perspective on the pacing and complexity of the content.

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The Learner’s Journey: A Process For Helping People Learn To Change

Dashe & Thomson

The reward could take shape in many forms: short term wins (Kotter – stage 6), getting back to baseline productivity, or even work not crashing to a halt when the system goes live. The organization experiences successful change along with many lessons and rewards from the journey.

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