Product Review – Instilled LXP

eLearning 24-7

Writing a product review on a product that I use, well, I am about to use. Tie a PPT or a PDF to the video as it runs – matching section or clip by clip. Yes, you can have the match of a PDF, PPT, etc. This is a first for me.

Product Review: Cornerstone OnDemand

eLearning 24-7

The hype on the product was huge, after all, the company’s revenue has increased significantly over the past two years. Search Connect – their search capability within the product. Product in general. Resources – docs, video/audio files, podcasts, PPT, etc.

Product Review: Mindflash.com

eLearning 24-7

The product continues to add new features that overall are surprisingly solid. However, they continue to incorporate some instructor led training components, which is a disservice to an otherwise nice product. Timelines separated for PDF/docs and materials, with the ability to move to different insert areas. This is really a very nice and easy to use feature with the Mindflash product. I have been following Mindflash since it started as a beta.

PowerPoint to Captivate Process Overview

Adobe Captivate

Publish to Production LMS. Verify course title, assign to target audience, and launch into production LMS. Our workflow has been to build a content outline in Word, this is typically shared as a PDF. It may not get reviewed until edits to the PPT slides.).

How to Deliver on the Promise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Inkling

Between the flexibility to work anytime and anywhere, to cloud innovations enabling increased efficiencies and productivity, the benefits of mobile in the workplace are undeniable and often substantial. Did you miss our recent webinar, Delivering on the Promise of BYOD , hosted by Ahmed Datoo?

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The 3 Major Pitfalls of Static Content

Inkling

You remember receiving a document regarding the latest Q3 product promotion, but you can’t seem to find it in email no matter how many “email has:attachment” searches you do. You want to review the detailed technical product features from last month’s release, but rewatching the six hours of launch training videos hardly seems worthwhile. No matter which distribution system you’re using — LMS, CMS, or email — these systems simply store or link to static PDF, Word, and PPT files. .

April 2016 eLearningArt Updates

eLearningArt

Gallery PDF: Sometimes you want to work offline with a printout of all the poses for a character. Now, from any gallery, you can click “PDF Preview” and download all the poses for that character into a PDF. Also, I should have a big product announcement coming out this month.

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First eLearning?

Clark Quinn

Which, if it’s done well, includes several different tools, lots of ID, a whiff of interface design, some experience prototyping different types of interactions (sync, games, etc), and one major project with project planning, prototyping, testing, and production. Regardless, I’d recommend Clive Shepherd’s 30 60 minute Master’s (NB: you have to open an account), my own 7 Step Program (PDF) on the reading side. For production, there are lots of tools out there.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

You will end up creating e-learning courses that do not fully satisfy your training needs, impacting the productivity of your employees. Answer: Flipbook Maker is the best choice for such a requirement, if your training materials are in the PDF format.

Personalization: The Secret Ingredient of eLearning Success

ProProfs

Since, consumers nowadays demand ‘personalization’, businesses are readily following this approach to make a product or service more endearing to the target audience. Similarly, some learn faster by watching a video, many prefer a PDF file or a PPT.

Build eLearning Courses with Materials You Already Have

LearnUpon

Dragging and dropping your files into order, choose from: Text documents – PDF/Word/PPT. The actual product of an authoring tool, a zip package can’t be edited! During a recent LearnUpon webinar, an attendee asked: What is a course?

7 Must-See Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training Examples Featuring Strategies That Work

EI Design

A well-designed corporate induction and onboarding training program provides the following benefits to the new employees: Enables the new employees to become productive fast and in the planned timeframe.

Job Aids – What you should know

Adobe Captivate

For example, a customer service executive dealing with product returns or exchanges on an online portal, could use a video tutorial to understand the steps required to fulfill a return request. Supported formats include: PDF. What is a Job Aid? A Job Aid in the Adobe Captivate Prime LMS is any kind of content, such as a document /excel sheet/ video, that helps a user do their job/ complete a task.

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How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

Typically, if there is a how-to guide or a checklist in PDF format, this content is converted into a Podcast so that it becomes easier for employees if they want to make use of their driving time, to brush up their knowledge.

A Conversation with Reuben Tozman

Kapp Notes

From my first days as an ISD, I immediately saw the impact an ISD person has on production cycles with a technical team when left to their own devices without supervision. And so edCetra was formed based on the notion that ‘custom’ eLearning production can use better models that allow for creative instructional design while reigning in production costs.

7 Must-See Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training Examples Featuring Strategies That Work

Adobe Captivate

A well-designed corporate induction and onboarding training program provides the following benefits to the new employees: Enables the new employees to become productive fast and in the planned timeframe.

Courselle Update: Social Network Auth, Smart Import, Expert’s Dashboard and more

Geenio

Smart import If you have a PPT deck, video file or even a picture that you’d like to use for your new e-learning, there is a way to create a course from it right away. Without further ado, let’s unbox the new features brought by the update, shall we?

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LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

An advanced Training Ops product for organizations that run training as a business. Productized integrations, with about 20 third-party applications, including Webex, GotoWebinar, Salesforce, Shopify, Dropbox, ADP and MailChimp. Product: Litmos LMS.

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20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

You can create high-quality product demos with the capture-as-a-video workflow. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite. You can also save your presentation as a Microsoft PowerPoint file, or export as a PDF, HTML, or an image file. Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product. Innovation – if the product doesn’t offer some innovative features, then they are stale. Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. One product reminded me of bad shareware. Identifies the best of the best and now identifies vendors who offer a reader discount when you purchase their product.

LMS Administrator Hiring – What you need to know to find the right 1

eLearning 24-7

I am not going to say that all the seminars for these events are the best, because let’s be honest, it depends on the speaker, but just for the products, the learning, networking, blah blah, it is worth it. Simply, can they open a PDF, save a document as a PDF.

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LMS Demos: The difference maker

eLearning 24-7

Here is a typical way most vendors show their product. What you should do – is identify those sites that you see as full power possibilities with your product. If it can be done in the product, without someone paying extra for it, then show it off. If you are unsure what documents to upload, I recommend a video file (mp4), a PDF and either a PPT or word doc. Find out if what you are seeing comes with your product that you are buying.

Marrying Rapid e-Learning and Informal Learning

Vignettes Learning

I think there are at least two ways to look at rapid e-learning: First, as a production process - where the concern is to "compress" content into the shortest, cheapest, and fastest delivery; Second, granularity of content to focus on rapid "application points." While we use simple and less expensive tools for references like PDF , Word, PPT , etc. It is an interesting conversation to marry formal and informal learning and rapid e-learning.

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Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

Following is a rundown of the major new features of Adobe Captivate ‘next’ (4) and the Adobe eLearning Suite as demonstrated at the Adobe Learning Summit by RJ Jacquez, Senior Product Evangelist at Adobe. This is an extremely exiting feature that is bound to be a significant productivity enhancement for those working in teams. Alternatively PowerPoint files can be linked, so that edits to the source PPT file are reflected in the Captivate project.

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