Rapid e-learning is gaining ground

Clive on Learning

One of the benefits from my regular tussles on the tennis court with Steve Rayson of Kineo is the intelligence we get to share on the elearning marketplace as we attempt to recover our composure at the finish. This time Steve alerted me to some research that Forrester has been doing for Adobe on the development of rapid elearning in the USA. The research took place at the end of last year with 103 ‘online learning decision makers’.

More Answers to Your Rapid E-Learning Questions

Rapid eLearning

Where can I get free elearning assets? You don’t need print-quality images for elearning courses. Download the free assets from the elearning community. At a recent conference you said we should learn to scrounge for assets. Samson C03U : let’s you switch between pickup patterns. But if you need more, jump into the elearning community and ask what others are doing. Create some treatments to show before and after examples of interactive elearning.

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Rapid Authoring – Freeform Vs Template Based

Upside Learning

While working on rapid authored courses (courses authored using rapid authoring tools), I often encounter the decision point of whether to use freeform rapid authoring tools or the traditional template-based tools. Last year, we mentioned that there is a time and place for rapid authoring while opting for it. Here, let me just put some characteristics of the two types of rapid authoring methodologies. in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Workforce learning in 2019: Finding patterns in a Clouded Crystall Ball

Adobe Captivate

elearning , Collaboration , NetBooks , Performance Support , GenX , GenY , Immersive Learning , rapid elearning. John Medina in his keynote address at the eLearning Guild November 2008 conference talked about how the fundamentals of how a person learns do not change decade on decade – in fact, it is an evolutionary process. However, our knowledge of this learning process is very far from complete. Mobility and Learning. I mmersive Learning.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. As such, a lot of money and time are being wasted on creating inferior eLearning.

How to Build an E-Learning Template in 30 Seconds

Rapid eLearning

This post on how to build an elearning template offers some good tips on where to look. I noted those areas that I could incorporate into an elearning course template. In the following image, you can see my mocked up screen and one way I could use it for an elearning course. It’s not a verbatim copy of the website, but as you look it over you’ll notice many similarities and how I worked elements of the web design into my rapid elearning template.

5 PowerPoint E-Learning Tips & A Free Template

Rapid eLearning

One of the topics we cover in the elearning workshops is how to quickly create templates to help move the elearning courses out of that PowerPoint look. I learn a lot about layouts and how the designer is using color. I can apply these ideas to my elearning courses because when it comes down to it, a web pages and elearning screens are going to have the same visual elements like text, objects, colors, and pictures. Learn to Use Articulate Storyline.

Micro-Elements (Things) in Social Learning - From the ASTD International Conference

Vignettes Learning

for Learning.""Top Top management directed me to see how we can launch Social Networking and Learning to 45,000 of our employees."These I see a pattern, which is both good and bad. and Learning 2.0. Many learning leaders tend to focus on the "big stuff" and "big results" and rolling out big initiatives. This reminds me of the days when companies would say, we will require 30,000 employees to finish this e-learning course using the LMS.

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More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! If you want to learn more about using PowerPoint or building rapid elearning courses, this list is a good place to start. Instead, practice what you learned and then try to apply it to a real project.

How Google’s Designers Can Help You Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It reminded me a lot of what we have to do when building elearning courses and it’s in line with many questions I get about elearning design during my workshops. Here are some things that relate to what we do in the world of elearning. Generally people look over the screen using a Z or F pattern. Show them the difference between good and bad elearning. From there, they created a monthly elearning healthcare chat about difference topics.

"How to Ask for a Raise" Scenario Plus 10 Reasons Why Scenarios Work

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: All learning approaches point toward imparting relevant content. But scenario- based learning possesses a distinct advantage ,tremendous value and the power to alter views, practices , accepted norms and even culture. Find out the 10 reasons why scenarios work and how it can empower your eLearning programs. At the onset, it is best to recognize that learners approach online learning quite differently from other formats.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. It’s an honor to have you here today to discuss the past, present, and future of workplace learning.

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eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)

Learning Visions

I did dig up the eLearning Guild Authoring Tools Research Report (January 2008). Some highlights from the webinar follow: The results in this report were gathered from surveys of eLearning Guild members and ongoing tool surveys on the Guild’s website. # that includes PPT and Word – whether or not you consider these as rapid elearning tools, Guild members do). e-Learning Developers are similar: generalists and specialists.

Let Others Inspire Your Interactive E-Learning. Here’s How.

Rapid eLearning

One of the best ways to learn to build better courses is to find some good examples, break them apart, and then try to build something similar. This way you get some hands-on practice, which is a lot more valuable than reading about interactive elearning. Let them deal with real-life situations and learn through their decision-making. Learn By Dissecting the Work of Others. The same can be done with elearning courses. Rapid elearning workshop.

How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module

Rapid eLearning

In a recent post we looked at ways to build interactive elearning even if using PowerPoint to build the courses. This lets us look at some essential production tips when using PowerPoint to build interactive elearning. I created a pattern background for the slide to add a little depth and visual interest. Instead of adding it to the background, I put a shape on the slide then applied the pattern fill to the shape. Rapid E-Learning Workshop.

How Google’s Designers Can Help You Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It reminded me a lot of what we have to do when building elearning courses and it’s in line with many questions I get about elearning design during my workshops. Here are some things that relate to what we do in the world of elearning. Generally people look over the screen using a Z or F pattern. Show them the difference between good and bad elearning. From there, they created a monthly elearning healthcare chat about difference topics.

Daily Bookmarks 04/22/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Create Custom Characters for Your E-Learning Scenarios - The Rapid eLearning Blog. Tips on breaking apart and combining parts of clip art to create appropriate characters for e-learning, even if you aren’t artistic enough to draw them yourself. tags: e-learning , graphics. What You Really Need To Learn » SlideShare. Stephen Downes presentation on 10 things “you really need to learn.&#.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font

Rapid eLearning

The general layout of their site would make a great elearning template. As you know, I like to use sites like this as inspiration to show how easy it is to create PowerPoint elearning templates. The first shape is filled with cross pattern. I set the gradients to 10% transparent and placed the shape on top of the pattern shape. You can learn more about the site and get more free fonts via this post. December 8 : Charlotte, NC (ASTD)— Rapid E-Learning Design.

Why Use WordPress For ELearning

LearnDash

Given my elearning industry background I have had the opportunity to interact with the leading elearning development and management tools that are available. Everything from rapid elearning creation programs, instructional design theories and best-practice, and countless learning management systems. One of the most important lessons I learned was that there is no such thing as the “perfect” tool. learning management system lms WordPress

Here Are Two Cool PowerPoint Tips When Building Templates

Rapid eLearning

One of my favorite ways to learn is by deconstructing what others do. And even though I’ve been doing this stuff for a while, there’s always something to learn. So in today’s post we’ll look at what they did and learn to apply it to your own templates. PowerPoint Tip: Use Pattern Fills for Image Placeholders. What I like about this template by Dublin Design is that they filled the image placeholders with a pattern fill.

5 Easy Tips to Whip Your Slides Into Shape

Rapid eLearning

Tools like Articulate Presenter are great for creating elearning courses. However, a lot of what you do depends less on the rapid elearning tool and more on your PowerPoint skills. So far we’ve looked at: How to Be More Productive When Using PowerPoint to Create E-Learning Courses. You’ll learn to apply various formatting features, make custom edits, and create the shapes you want. You can fill with color, a texture, pattern, or picture.

Common Visual Design Mistakes That Ruin the Way Your Course Looks

Rapid eLearning

E-learning is a mostly visual medium which means a lot of what we communicate in our courses comes through how they’re structured visually. Essentially the eye moves across the screen in a pattern. Without a structured design, we tend to scan in a Z pattern. There are some things that disrupt the pattern like colors, size, whitespace, and an object’s relationship to another. Upcoming E-Learning Events. Free E-Learning Resources.

3 Ways to Make Your E-Learning Course Look Like a Comic Book

Rapid eLearning

And they work well for elearning courses. It’s that type of contrast that can hook your learners who might be bored with the standard-looking corporate elearning. A while back I shared how to be inspired by others and included links to two comic-style elearning courses. Here’s an example I shared in this blog post on using Clip Art to create your elearning template. Review the two elearning examples above and notice how the layouts follow a consistent pattern.

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Create Rich Flash-like Buttons in Articulate Storyline 2

CommLab India

Well, the rapid authoring tool Articulate Storyline is very effective in converting and developing interactive courses. Rapid E-learning through Storyline Tool: 5 Infographics Sharing Key Features Rapid E-learning Development: Different Presentation Patterns in Articulate Storyline. Learning Technology Articulate Storyline

4 Features of Lectora 17 that Support Responsive Design

CommLab India

While Lectora is the first choice when you want to convert text-heavy courses into e-learning or translate a course into multiple languages, it can be used to create courses with responsive design. Considering the fact that learners today are more likely to switch between devices when going through an e-learning course, Lectora’s RCD features are a boon to e-learning developers. Learning Technology Lectora 17

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. most popular learning needs by job, level, business unit, etc. To improve learning. Is Social Learning Fun?

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Jeremy Boles

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. -->. Free resources to help you with all learning topics.

A 7-step guide for eLearning Modernization

Infopro Learning

Everything needs an upgrade eventually, even a successful eLearning course. But is it really feasible to modernize an eLearning course without spending unnecessary time and money? When we think about updates in an eLearning course, we focus more on the software. We usually don’t put much emphasis on the content and learning materials. The assumption is these won’t change very much since our learning goals, objectives, and needs are by-and-large the same.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Some great stuff again this month in the world of eLearning. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. eLearning Technology.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

And I feel honored that social signals came in granting my post on eLearning Strategy top spot. Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , November 1, 2010I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts - The eLearning Coach , November 10, 2010Want to improve how you write for the ear?

Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. -->. Free resources to help you with all learning topics.

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3 Articulate Storyline E-learning Samples

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline 2 is a versatile rapid authoring tool which has been the go-to solution for e-learning developers. The intuitive quality of this authoring tool allows the creation of simple e-learning courses without any knowledge of programming. In this blog, we will explore the features that have made this tool a favorite of developers and discuss some sample e-learning courses developed using the articulate storyline tool.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. I was pointed in the direction of a good article on learning styles from Harold Stolovich via Guy Wallace. A Critique of Learning Styles American Educator (Fall 1999) American Federation of Teachers.

Articulate Storyline – A Tool that Supports your Instructional Design Strategy

CommLab India

It offers countless opportunities to create complex interactivities, assessments, games and learning activities without having to depend on computer programmers, and helps you develop courses that are more interactive and sophisticated. It offers ready to use templates and highly interactive presentation patterns. These are just a few examples of interactive presentation and effective assessment patterns that are easily done through Storyline.

2016 – 9 Trends on the eLearning Landscape

TalentLMS

How can eLearning developers create programs to satisfy the growing and unique needs of learners? Every year TalentLMS comes up with a revolutionary list of eLearning processes and procedures for eLearning development. Here are the latest and most popular eLearning trends! The impact of gamification on eLearning still looks amazingly strong. Recall and application skills are also better than in gamified learning environments. Augmented learning.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Joseph Ganci is President of eLearningJoe, LLC, a custom learning company located outside Washington. Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. As such, a lot of money and time are being wasted on creating inferior eLearning.

How To Enhance Employee Engagement In Compliance Online Training

Growth Engineering

Is boredom becoming an obstacle for corporate eLearning success? For example, they can watch a 2-minute online training tutorial to learn how to safely operate heavy machinery or clean up a hazardous spill. Bite-sized online training activities allow them to overcome challenges and achieve their goals rapidly. They are an ideal addition to your “moment of need” online training repository, as they are easy to digest and appeal to diverse learning preferences.

Instructional Design - If - When - How Much

The Learning Circuits

Is our value in wielding the latest and greatest rapid development tools? Do you think instructional designers should go away and leave the rapid tools to the SMEs? If we want SMEs to use rapid eLearning tools to create content, do they need training in ID? But with that variety comes a big question of the value of ID as compared to a SME with a Wiki or rapid eLearning tool. Learning Circuit's big question for Feb 2008 Instructional Design.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month is Workplace Learning in 10 Years : If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? What will the mix of Push vs. Pull Learning; Formal vs. Informal supported by the organization? What new departments will be responsible for parts of workplace learning? Jay Cross in Ten Years After puts it: In a knowledge society, learning is the work.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. On his GoodPractice podcast, Ross Garner has a great primer about the importance of ensuring that digital learning is accessible. Do you use video in elearning?

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