Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
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. Create them at the end of each short module and collect their scores.
15 Websites to Source Images for E-learning Modules [Infographic]
AUGUST 1, 2016
Related Posts E-learning – The Ever-Evolving Training Medium [Video] ERP Training is all About Communication [Infographic] 15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules. eLearning Design E-learning Modules
eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
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.
Assessing Learner Confidence in Training Modules
ATD Learning Technologies
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
An employee that knows how to guess well can pass nearly any training module, but he will likely be totally unprepared for the job. Here a few tips for implementing this practice into your training modules.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
team produced some modules in- house and worked with a supplier for. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. KNOWING AND DOING. IT’S ABOUT.
How Short E-learning Modules Facilitate Effective Learning
APRIL 17, 2017
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.
Designing Micro-learning Modules – A Few Lessons from Hollywood
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Many e-learning designers believe the short spans of micro-learning modules are the panacea for all learner engagement issues. Lesson: Begin the micro-learning module with an icebreaker. Designers of micro-learning modules can adopt a similar approach.
Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part II
OCTOBER 18, 2016
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.
Putting Together an ERP Trail Mix: Some Bite-sized Modules for Employees To Snack On
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
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. Micro modules for training reinforcement. Planning to go live with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?
Why You Should Create Microlearning Modules in Articulate Storyline
AUGUST 25, 2016
Imagine you’re eating a pizza all by yourself; you have the first slice, then the second, third, fourth and you’re full! You still have a few more slices left but your tummy is full. Well, this is how your employees feel when they take an hour long e-learning course.
5 Reasons Your Learners Love to Hate Your Online Training Modules
JULY 17, 2016
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.
5 Image Editing Tools to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules
JULY 26, 2016
What tools do you use to solve your image editing needs and visually enhance your online training modules? Now-a-days, instructional designers require more knowledge and skills than ever before.
Extend eFront with modules for fun and profit
JANUARY 14, 2015
In this post we’ll take a look at eFront’s module system, and how it enables eFront users to extend and mold the software to their e-learning needs. Modules what? But did you know that there’s already a curated list of modules available for eFront?
Are Short Product Knowledge Learning Modules The Need Of The Hour?
AUGUST 1, 2016
If you are anywhere close to using short learning modules for training your Gen Y sales force, you are on the right track and need not worry. These short learning modules deal with one learning objective at a time, thereby avoiding cognitive overload on the sales reps.
15 Best Image Sites to Visually Enhance Your Online Training Modules
JULY 14, 2016
Are you looking for first-rate, attention-grabbing images for your online training modules? It is often hard to find images suitable for a e-module. These websites go a long way in making the lives of instructional designers easy and help them produce better online modules, faster.
From Why to Wow: Develop E-learning Modules for Engaging Compliance Training
OCTOBER 13, 2016
When stories are woven into compliance training modules such as code of conduct, anti-bribery, or information security, learner engagement will be better. Instead, provide short bite-sized modules covering 1-2 learning points.
Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
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.
How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
Feel free to replace the content with your own if you need a quick interactive module. In a recent post we looked at ways to build interactive elearning even if using PowerPoint to build the courses. One of the demos I shared prompted lots of questions.
E-training Modules on Software Applications Using Articulate Storyline
JANUARY 17, 2017
You can easily create e-training modules with interactive simulations on software applications, using Articulate Storyline. Thus, we see that Articulate Storyline is ideal for developing simulation-based e-training modules on software applications.
5 Amazing Image Editing Tools for Your Online Training Modules [Infographic]
AUGUST 16, 2016
Several research studies have proved that using images in eLearning courses enhances learning. As an instructional designer, you always strive to use images effectively to make your courses memorable to your learners. Sometimes, you may need to edit images according to your requirements.
Tip of the Week: Create interactive microlearning modules using Raptivity Linker
JUNE 14, 2016
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When to Bring Your Association’s Continuing Education Online
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
But sometimes it’s worthwhile to focus significant resources on developing a very customized continuing education (CE) module. This might end up being an app for mobile devices, an online self-study module with quizzes and games built in, or an online course with significant resources invested such as broadcasting live video. They then developed that into a customized CE module, which also came up in the search results along with the code of ethics itself.
Mini-Lessons: A Different Learning Approach
MAY 21, 2015
Anne mills Mini courses Mini Learning Bytes Mini Modules raptivityAlthough presented in small bites to satisfy today’s learners, effective mini-lessons follow good teaching practice.
Enabling Assessment Module after Course Completion
APRIL 9, 2012
She was working on a course which had a few modules and an assessment in the end. In this course, she wanted to create a customized menu page with all the modules and assessment listed and clicking them would take the learner [.]. Last week, a Captivate user had posted a question on our Facebook page. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5.5
The Dos and Don’ts of Developing Self-paced Training Modules
JANUARY 25, 2017
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. The premise of any self-paced e-learning course is that learners will learn at their pace.
Uploading an e-learning module to your website
APRIL 14, 2017
In this article I show you how to upload an e-learning module to your website. I’m using my recently completed module on discus throwing as an example. I will place all my e-learning modules under that subdomain. .
Online Community Training Case Study
APRIL 18, 2012
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Top 10 Moodle Plugins of 2014
OCTOBER 29, 2014
Moodle Plugins Moodle Moodle Modules Moodle plugins Last week we released an article that provides a detailed list of the best Moodle Plugins we curated over the past 12 years.
You got funny in my course module! Humor in eLearning
JANUARY 10, 2013
We all love to laugh. We’re wired that way. In fact researchers believe that laughter itself is a social behavior. The crux of the theory is that laughing is in fact a social bonding mechanism. The grunts and guffaws we make when delighted and surprised are a physical manifestation of the sudden emotional shift from [.]. Community eLearning this week Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new eLearning humor
Download Adobe Captivate sample Rapid eLearning Course modules
JANUARY 2, 2012
Looking for some examples to feed your creativity, help you learn more about how Adobe Captivate works, or just to add inspiration to your New Year? Look no further. I’ve added the big yellow download button to the sidebar of the Captivate blog so you can find the latest downloadable source demos. You’ll find them [.]. Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.
5 Super Tips for Designing Microlearning Modules [Infographic]
OCTOBER 7, 2016
Let’s see some tips to design effective microlearning modules in the infographic. Many e-learning designers think that microlearning is the solution for all learner engagement issues.
SDMS Ltd & Epignosis Release Face-to-Face Training Module for eFront
JULY 6, 2012
Leading UK Staff Development and Personnel Solutions provider, SDMS Ltd , together with Epignosis, the developer of eFront®, recently announced the release of a new classroom module to complement the already extensive functionality of eFront® its award winning e-Learning platform. The module also provides student level access for students to view face-to-face training courses on offer within the business and to apply to attend them.
Battling the Browser – Or Where the Heck is My eLearning Module?
AUGUST 5, 2013
We download or install the latest update of tool or switch computers and suddenly our browsers go blank on newly published eLearning modules – or [.]. It’s happened to us all. What once was trivial, publishing our Flash based eLearning out to a browser and looking at the result, is now not such a simple matter. Whats new
Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education
OCTOBER 28, 2014
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.
eSeminar: Creating effective eLearning Modules using the Redundancy Principle
DECEMBER 18, 2010
Part 6 of 10 in the Creating effective eLearning Modules Series (Redundancy): [link] The focus of this week’s eSeminar was on application of the Redundancy Principle of Multimedia eLearning Design and Development. We spent more of our time this week examining application of the principle and a bit less on theory. This trend persists from [.]. Whats new
Scaffolding in Microlearning
APRIL 13, 2017
In a 5 minute microlearning module, it’s harder to create multiple opportunities for practice. Multiple Microlearning Modules. Maybe you don’t need to scaffold within a microlearning module. Another option for scaffolding is offering contextual help within a microlearning module.