3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted

CommLab India

Rapid e-learning – an online course development methodology perfectly suited to the technology-enabled learning needs of companies in the 21 st century. Today, it is possible to develop a 60-minute e-learning course in about 3 weeks, using this methodology. The cornerstone of online course development methodology is rapid authoring software such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire.

The Rapid eLearning Roadshow!

Learning Visions

Kineo, Articulate and ARAMARK will be facilitating a free workshop on rapid e-learning for the enterprise on November 9th & 10th in Philadelphia and New York. Liviu Dedes of ARAMARK will discuss how they’ve been implementing rapid eLearning at ARAMARK. Mark Harrison of Kineo talks about Learning Models. shares tips about writing for eLearning. Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate will share some tips from going from PPT to interactive eLearning.

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7 Simple Rapid E-Learning Tips & Free PowerPoint Template

Rapid eLearning

To keep things organized, create a consistent process by which you manage your folders and elearning assets. You don’t really need the highest resolution for your elearning courses. It’s always easy to remember what you’re doing when the elearning project is current. And they don’t show up when you publish with the rapid elearning tools. Just something to keep in mind when building rapid elearning courses.

How Rapid E-learning Helped a Multinational Company Avoid “Death-by-PowerPoint”

CommLab India

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5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. Almost daily I get emails asking how to get started with developing elearning. Here are five tips that will help you gain experience and develop the skills to build elearning courses that you can be proud of. Microsoft has some really nice starter templates to help you organize your learning project. Learn from the Experts. Via: Rapid e-Learning Blog [.].

e-Learning Templates

Learning Visions

If you’re developing eLearning on your own with minimal help from a graphics team, you might want to check out e-Learning Templates.com. Put together by two guys who call themselves “The eLearning Brothers”, the site offers PPT templates you can use in your Articulate courses, along with complete course style kits to Flash based eLearning games and quizzes. Tags: rapid e-learning templates

Don’t Chuck That PPT – Convert It Quickly with Rapid ELearning

CommLab India

eLearning Design converting ilt to elearningOrganizations spend time and money on creating PPTs that – although boring, are full of valuable information. Here’s what you can do with them.

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Integrate Raptivity with Lectora Snap

Raptivity

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7-Step Process to Convert Your Classroom PPT to a Web-Based Course [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check this infographic for the step-by-step process of converting PPT files into engaging online courses. Learning Technology Rapid eLearning

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Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. The purpose of the course is not to learn, but instead to demonstrate what we already know. Like the healthcare industry, there are many industries that require annual refresher or certification testing that has little to do with learning. Of course, when a person doesn’t pass the certification, it identifies a clear learning opportunity. Here’s what his team did to create a more efficient elearning certification process.

eTraining: From ‘Just PPT’ to ‘Wow eLearning’ with new Adobe Presenter 8 Update

Adobe Captivate

Date: Thursday, March 21st, 2013, 8am-9am PST Description: Converting PowerPoint Presentations to eLearning is a need that we all have, and Adobe Presenter makes it a complete solution as a plug-in for powerpoint. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn the key features of latest Adobe Presenter update to take the PowerPoint Presentation to [.].

How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? Through that process, I learned that it’s not enough to just put information together and assume that somehow the viewer would understand what I meant. The same principle holds true for elearning. Clear communication is critical when you design your elearning course because what you present isn’t always received by the learner the way you intend it. Rapid E-Learning 101.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. They’re not really designed for elearning courses. This means that you’ll have to create your own templates that work better with the rapid elearning software. Take a look at the image that inspired it and then click the demo link to see my template applied to an elearning course. I usually make four screens for my elearning courses.

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. 7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy. They commission the elearning courses, pay the bills, and are the ultimate authority for their elearning projects. On the other hand, a demanding customer can negatively impact the elearning course by making demands that don’t fit sound instructional design. This is common on elearning projects. Rapid E-Learning 101.

iSpring for Quick eLearning Development and PPT Conversions [Infographics]

CommLab India

They show how iSpring fulfills eLearning development needs, facilitates rapid eLearning development, PowerPoint conversions, and more. Learning Technology iSpringCheck this series of infographics to know the features and functionalities of iSpring.

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Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk Of course, they were more looking at PPT conversion tools. I'm always somewhat skeptical of niche tools (see eLearning Course Development ).

Marrying Rapid e-Learning and Informal Learning

Vignettes Learning

It is an interesting conversation to marry formal and informal learning and rapid e-learning. I agree with Patrick Dunn that rapid e-learning is largely misused. 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."

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever. Last week we looked at some of the issues with compliance-based elearning and how taking a different approach to its design can save your organization time and money. While there are many ways to design your elearning courses, today’s post features three simple strategies that will help you meet your certification needs and get your people back to work.

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?

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. The mind map can help learning professionals choose the right authoring tool for their requirements and expectations. While searching I realized that many learning professionals often confuse between their requirements and the specific features offered by the chosen tool.

Creating e-content faster: Helping SMEs do more than just ‘information overload’

G-Cube

The growing need for training and learning in every industry brings out the need to develop e-content faster and continuously. This requires time-cutting in every step in the process of e-learning development. Without the necessary facilitation on what the learning objectives are and what the learners want to know – the SME will always lack direction as to how to present the information. Formats can be created in PPT or Word for the SME to fill in.

's How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Here’s How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course. Unless you work for the Count of Monte Cristo, you most likely have limited resources to build your e-learning courses. Here are three techniques I’ve used that will make your e-learning development go faster and cost less. Don’t Create An E-Learning Course. Use Kuhlmann’s E-Learning Hierarchy.

10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning

Raptivity

One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective. Based on my experience, I have observed some common issues faced by online learners globally that disrupt their learning process.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment. Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. Font styles - At times, ‘bold’ or ‘italics’ text in the PPT doesn’t appear the same way after publishing in Articulate. Solution: You can avoid inconsistent indents by adding the bulleted text in a separate text box in the PPT.

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Converting Microsoft PowerPoint presentations to HTML5 (web pages)

Adobe Captivate

In this blog post, you will learn how to easily convert your PowerPoint slides into interactive and engaging web-enabled presentations using HTML5. Open the presentation that you want to convert into an eLearning course. To import the PPT, click File > New Project > Project from MS PowerPoint. Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials import powerpoint powerpoint publish publish powerpoint to html5

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Rapid Intake: Unison. iPod, mobile phones, YouTube, message boards, e-mail. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. Social Learning Content Authoring Tool. Game based learning.

Free E-Learning Template: Check Mark Interaction

Rapid eLearning

In the spirit of the holiday season, here’s a free elearning template. There are two versions of the free elearning template: Storyline 2 and PowerPoint. Free E-Learning Template: Storyline 2. Click here to view the elearning template in action. Download the free elearning template. Free E-Learning Template: PowerPoint. Click here to view the elearning template in action. Additional Free E-Learning Templates & Assets.

Not Your Father’s PowerPoint

Bottom-Line Performance

The first link comes from e-Learning Art , an excellent site to explore. They specialize in e-learning tools. The second comes from Tom Kuhlman’s Rapid eLearning Blog. He demonstrates how he built a television in PPT. What you’ll discover is that building graphical elements in PPT can be quite simple. Tags: learning design elearning PowerPoint Presentation Graphics

Here’s Another Free PowerPoint E-Learning Template

Rapid eLearning

So I had time to kill and decided to pull together a free elearning template for the blog readers. Click here to view the elearning template. If you want to succeed at rapid elearning, you have to develop your PowerPoint skills. When it comes to elearning templates, I usually create a few core screens. Additional design ideas for the elearning template. Click here to download the PowerPoint files in pptx and ppt versions.

#DevLearn 2015 Sessions That Impressed

eLearning Cyclops

I recently returned from the DevLearn 2015 Conference , which is always an incredibly inspiring learning experience. Also, challenges/obstacles and problems in current elearning/L&D. link] Brain Science and Learning: Seven Tips That Will Dramatically Improve Your Training Art Kohn I really liked his ideas on “boosting” learning – Post learning events that increase retention.

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.

Two Apps to Help Manage Your PowerPoint & E-Learning Media Assets

Rapid eLearning

When I’ve completed PowerPoint presentations or e-learning courses, I like to save all of the media assets I used in the presentations and courses and put them in a single location. Upcoming E-Learning Events. Articulate Roadshow: Learn more and register here.

The Power of PowerPoint Master Slides in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Master slides in PowerPoint are very powerful and they are easier than ever to do with PPT 07. When using a rapid e-Learning authoring tools that runs off PowerPoint I always start with a template that uses master slides. (or Page Design – Create a different layout for each type of learning interaction. Here are PowerPoint course templates and styles for eLearning that we’ve created. Happy eLearning!

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann

eLearningArt

I had the pleasure of interviewing eLearning guru Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Community at Articulate and the author of the Rapid eLearning Blog , the most popular blog in the eLearning industry with over 100k subscribers. In this interview Tom shares his advice on how to improve as an eLearning developer, and his thoughts on topics such as PowerPoint based authoring tools, design, rapid eLearning, and more. What makes an eLearning course “good?”

5 Tips to Transform Your PowerPoint to Interactive E-learning Course [Infographic]

CommLab India

Every organization has a lot of PowerPoint presentations developed for classroom training programs and converting these PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses is one of the major challenges for organizations. These PowerPoint presentations cannot serve as self-paced learning material in the absence of an instructor. So, publishing PPT files as e-learning courses, using rapid authoring tools, doesn’t serve the purpose.

What is crowd-accelerated learning?

Origin Learning

The script of learning is changing rapidly. Learning from one another with face time is in. With the top-down approach not bringing in results that organizations typically search for, the learning architecture has to accommodate a new community of learners. Here’s an overview of last year’s statistics in the context of learning technologies: 74% of companies currently use learning management systems (LMS) and virtual classroom/ webcasting/ video broadcasting.

First eLearning?

Clark Quinn

This month’s Big Question from the Learning Circuit’s blog is, basically, where do you begin? I don’t really care how you prototype: it can be PPT, raw html, whatever. Or a rapid elearning tool, but don’t put hands to a development tool ’til it’s mapped out on paper (you don’t want to prematurely converge on what the tool makes easy until you’ve figured out the best design).

Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

CommLab India

Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty. How will you know which eLearning tool to work with? For Rapid translations,go with Storyline. Animations are a great way to bring your e-learning training modules to life. PPT Import. There is a possibility to download supporting documents from within the eLearning module (PDF, PPT, MS Word, EXE, ZIP, PNG, JPG, etc.).

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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Live in NY! It’s Kineo…

Learning Visions

Wednesday, November 10, Kineo hosted a live workshop in New York on rapid eLearning in the Enterprise. Here’s some of what people shared: I’m a one-stop-shop – how do I learn more about tools? Our challenge is creating eLearning for teachers when they can’t install anything on their computers. Here’s a quick rundown of what we each talked about: Kineo’s Mark Harrison on Learning Models: How often do you need to have an interaction?

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