How to Develop Training Materials the Right Way [Free PDF Guide]

Continu

Once you’ve identified an objective, you can use it to write specific goals for your training material development. If you decide to use a written training manual, you’ll love this guide: “How to Develop a Training Manual” is a free downloadable PDF that makes writing a training manual easy. You might be tempted to start writing your slides or scripting your videos at this point. Write for Quick Reading, Listening, and Watching.

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Should You Write an Ebook for Your Online Course?

LearnDash

If you’ve never considered writing an ebook, here’s how to decide if it’s the right marketing strategy for your online course. You’ve been working on your marketing strategy for a while, you’ve got your course up and your blog rolling, but you’re still looking for a good way to draw in leads for your online course. It’s a tough position to be in, but I have a suggestion for you: write an ebook. If you can write an online course, you can write an ebook.

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Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

What does a PDF bring to mind? PDFs have almost become a standard for writing company announcements, policies, terms and conditions, how to’s, newsletters, training material and what not. Chunking content will be the basic task of converting any PDF to a course.

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was also thinking about publishing a selection of my blog musings under the title E‑Learning Provocateur: Volume 1. When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings.

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was also thinking about publishing a selection of my blog musings under the title E‑Learning Provocateur: Volume 1. When converting to PDF – which CreateSpace requires – check the page size again in the printer settings. I used BullZip’s free PDF Printer ; if you do too, I recommend picking “Flate” for your image compression and “Prepress” for the output quality. When the PDF is produced, check yet again the size of the pages.

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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Frankly, there’s nothing most online courses do that a PDF can’t. Anyone (and I mean just about anyone ) can create and update a PDF. Suddenly SMEs are back in the game… Write up a Word doc and convert it? Shift the bulk of the content to PDF.

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LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

User experience - gestures, do you have to write content specific to platform or cross-platform? Still love a PDF download! Live updates throughout the day from Craig Weiss' 'eLearning 2020' Seminar at The Kia Oval. The End! eLearning Age's Clive Snell wrapping up the day - "Craig, fantastic input, fantastic views, we love the controversy and we hope to you again very soon!" Breakout discussions Round Up: LMS Personalisation of learning experience - ties in with chunking nicely.

Top five tips for writing an effective, engaging compliance course

Saffron Interactive

Check back soon for a downloadable PDF of these tips, and click here or here to find out more about our approach to compliance training. Tags: Blog Compliance Top tip Compliance training has a bad reputation for being little more than a box-ticking exercise. But here are Saffron we believe it’s absolutely possible to create effective, engaging training that achieves both competence and compliance.

Pew Survey on Blogging - Training Professionals Far Behind

Tony Karrer

Found via Joho Blog - Pew has a new report on a national survey of bloggers and blogging ( PDF Link Directly ). Interesting information: Eight percent of internet users, or about 12 million American adults, keep a blog. Thirty-nine percent of internet users, or about 57 million American adults, read blogs - a significant increase since the fall of 2005. 99% Blogs - 2.5% Why is our writing and readership level so low? CLO Magazine or a blog?

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

I’ve done this for SME interviews for our team blog–worked pretty well. Posted in Accessibility, Higher Ed, Read/Write Web. Tags: Accessibility Higher Ed Read/Write Web tcc2009 TCC09 section 508 podcast Podcast logo. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference.

Calling all eLearning experts: Free passes now available for Adobe Learning Summit (ALS) 2017

Adobe Captivate

Here are a couple of blogs as references for the format and style of content: Adobe Captivate 2017. Start writing! For more information on ALS, refer the Summit blog. Refer the attached pdf for rules and regulations of the contest.

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Online Marketing for Elearning Part II: Distribution

LearnDash

Offer a newsletter for your blog content. For instance, if you blog once or twice a week, describe your newsletter as a weekly blog roundup that includes some actionable tips for learners interested in your course matter. Most blogs aren’t of equal value.

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How to Make Online Courses Engaging

LearnUpon

From PDF docs to video tutorials to webinars, you’ve got lots of options. They require a little preparation, inviting writing , great design , and an LMS that provides a motivating learner experience. If you’re writing in a friendly, approachable tone, keep it that way.

" Visual Thinking, Imagery, and the Brain" (Eide Neurolearning Blog)

Mark Oehlert

Their post mentions and links to a PDF of an article in press, entitled " What Brain Imaging Can Tell Us About Embodied Meaning ," by Marcel Just. Does it mean we could do without graphics if we could only write well enough to conjure the appropriate imagery in the learner's mind?

Creating a Multichannel Strategy for Your Course

LearnDash

If you have a PDF archive, consider sharing some of those resources on your website, as a way to encourage prospective learners to sign up. Create blog content for ongoing learning. Finally, blogs are a visible way to demonstrate your expertise before your students.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): " Visual Thinking, Imagery, and the Brain" (Eide Neurolearning Blog)

Mark Oehlert

Their post mentions and links to a PDF of an article in press, entitled " What Brain Imaging Can Tell Us About Embodied Meaning ," by Marcel Just. Does it mean we could do without graphics if we could only write well enough to conjure the appropriate imagery in the learners mind?

Finally! A Brain-Based Consultative Sales Program

Learningtogo

Consultative Sales Planner (PDF). Core skills included in this session: Writing SMART sales objectives, pre-call planning, identifying buying influencers, multi-level selling, networking, prospecting, telephone prospecting and etiquette, pre-call intelligence & research, account and time management, territory planning and account prioritization. Events Featured LearningToGo Blog brain brain-based classes neuroscience sales sales training workshops

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How to Generate Passive Income While You Keep Your Day Job

Your Training Edge

Launch Your Own Blog. When you first start a blog, the money doesn’t automatically start rolling in right away. Some of the most successful blogs bring in six and seven-figure earnings, so there is definitely a lot of potential!

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Learning Should Include all Stakeholders

Adobe Captivate

This made sense as they would already photograph the product, write up all of the specs and video it for use in commercials and in-store advertising. Blog eLearning Microlearning "Elearning authoring tools" blog microlearning question

How BigCommerce Has Changed B2B Online Retail Trend In 2018

Adobe Captivate

Under this blog, we will discuss trending B2B online retail opportunities to be followed in 2018. A developer who writes codes find it convenient to build a high-end software for the target audience. Few examples of what you can do for check out customization include; Uploading the PDF of your customer’s purchase order during final checkout. Blog Design eLearning blog content design

Online Learning Plagiarism Horror Stories

Experiencing eLearning

She had been struggling for weeks to coach him on the writing style and content. This Fair Use Evaluator helps walk you through all the factors and gives you a time stamped PDF to document your analysis.

Multimodal Learning: Engaging Your Learner’s Senses

LearnUpon

There are four main methods of multimodal learning; visual, auditory, reading and writing and kinesthetic (VARK). Reading and writing. Reading and writing – the type of learning we’re most familiar with. Best Practice Blog

Delivering Impactful Induction Training through Social Tools – Some Practical Tips

G-Cube

Social learning platforms like wikis or blogs can be utilized as a platform of discussing and reflecting on new knowledge or skills gained. New recruits can be assigned topics to write on and then the entries discussed.

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Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

When writing the whitepaper about Casual games , I did a fair bit of research and looked at several hundred web links. I’d been mulling posting these to the blog. Serious Games Blog. Using computer games in education- ThirdForce Blog, January 30, 2009.

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

When writing the whitepaper about Casual games , I did a fair bit of research and looked at several hundred web links. I’d been mulling posting these to the blog. Serious Games Blog. Using computer games in education- ThirdForce Blog, January 30, 2009.

Stop Planning, Start Doing

LearnDash

I then used this collective experience when I started a simple blog in 2012 about learning management on WordPress — and well, here we are today. The blog I started in 2012… it looked awful. It had a simple theme with two pages (homepage and blog). The sole purpose of this blog was to collect email addresses from people interested in a WordPress LMS. Once that was set-up it became all about writing. Then I continued to write several times a week.

Adopting Digital Game-based Learning: Why and How

Upside Learning

I’ve just finished writing a basic paper on adopting DGBL (digital game-based learning). The PDF for the paper is available here. If you liked this paper, please recommend it on your blog, twitter feed, and social bookmarking service.

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PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

eLearningArt

For example, write “3rd quarter sales rose 5% over last year” instead of just “3rd quarter sales.” She is one of only 12 Microsoft designated PowerPoint MVPs in the United States and is the author of one of the most popular blogs on the web.

Empower your lessons with audio and video tracks

Geenio

Preview mode Narrate your presentations You can also add audio and video tracks to your presentations imported from PPT decks and PDF files. You sink into the office chair and prepare to enjoy the video lecture given by one of your favorite experts in the field.

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Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith

Learningtogo

Here’s Barb’s Checklist for Creating Your Digital Presence: [ Download PDF of Barb’s Checklist for Creating Your Digital Presence 135kb]. Consider starting a blog. A blog is a series of articles that are written over a period of time.

Barb Smith – Build your Social Media Presence

Learningtogo

Here’s Barb’s Checklist for Creating Your Digital Presence: [ Download PDF of Barb’s Checklist for Creating Your Digital Presence 135kb]. Consider starting a blog. A blog is a series of articles that are written over a period of time. Listen to Podcast: [link].

4 Ways to Repurpose E-Learning Content

LearnDash

Some of that may be material you cut from other courses, or it might be a micro course you developed a year or two ago, or it might be a series of popular blog posts. A few popular content types include: Blogs. Turn it into a blog post and reap the SEO benefits. Look for lesson content that could benefit from a visual aid, or repurpose one of your listicle blog posts. PDF Downloads. Rewrite it into a guest blog.

Friday Finds: Tips to Keep You Focused and Productive!

Trivantis

iAnnotate PDF is a great iPad app that you can use when planning out your next e-Learning project. iAnnotate is the next best thing to printing out PDFs and writing on them yourself, so if you’re trying to save paper or just reduce the clutter on your desk, this is fantastic.

Update: Designing mLearning

Clark Quinn

The good news is I’ve finally got a downloadable PDF sample of the book, including what I think is a clever cover design (caveat, my idea :), the ‘about the book’ section, Ellen Wagner ‘s gracious foreword, and the short section introduction and first chapter. For my sins, of course, it appears there’s more mobile writing in my near future, which will likely impact my blogging a bit, but as always I’ll try to keep a balance.

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The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Hi, all, I’ve been working on finishing the writing of my first Captivate manual and I thought this portion of it might be helpful to anyone who needs to know or be reminded me of all of Captivate’s features.