5 Tips to Make Rapid E-Learning Interactive

Rapid eLearning

When building rapid elearning with PowerPoint it can be a challenge to get away from linear courses. The good thing is that PowerPoint isn’t limited to linear elearning. Building interactive elearning is just a matter of learning a few techniques.

Answers to Frequently Asked Rapid E-Learning Questions

Rapid eLearning

Many of the blog’s subscribers are new to elearning. And you really hurt your elearning course it if looks great but sounds bad. There are a few common issues when working with rapid elearning tools. Get Creative and Build Better E-Learning Courses.

Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?

Rapid eLearning

While the application is versatile and great for elearning, many people still struggle to get past the PowerPoint look because the features are designed to encourage the use of the templates. The key is to learn to see the features from a different perspective.

Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials

Rapid eLearning

A few weeks ago I offered some advice on how to become an elearning pro without spending a dime. So there are plenty of opportunities to learn and it doesn’t cost you anything more than your time. Practice doing what you learn. Learn to use the slide background fill effect.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT TOM KUHLMANN (Vice President, Articulate Community): Tom Kuhlmann is the Vice President of the Articulate Community, which he has been running for the past six years, with a focus on building a committed group of rapid e-learning developers. He also hosts The Rapid E-Learning Blog where he provides practical insights and hands-on tips to develop great e-learning courses. Learnnovators: What according to you is the future of e-learning?

Rapid e-learning - a new convert

Clive on Learning

I'm in the middle of designing and developing a new blended learning course on the whole subject of embedded learning/performance support. To do this I thought it was time I tried out some of these new fangled rapid e-learning tools that everyone's talking about (I know, I'm a little slow on the uptake!). So call me a rapid e-learning convert

Avoid the Curse of the Frankencourse

Rapid eLearning

A while back I got an email from a blog reader who was excited about her first elearning project. In fact, her product was less elearning course more Rapid E-Learning Blog museum. And in a similar sense instead of looking like a single course, many elearning courses look like a bunch of courses cobbled together. Most rapid elearning tools are like Articulate Presenter and convert PowerPoint slides to Flash (and soon HTML5).

Merge Articulate Studio Into Storyline

LearnDash

If you have been around the elearning industry for more than 30 minutes then you have probably heard of Articulate. For years they have been battling with Adobe Captivate as the “go-to” rapid elearning creation software.

Flash Quiz Tools

Tony Karrer

So I could quickly gather specific data on the product. But, I could quickly link to the sites to find out more and finally recommended that they should look at: Articulate Quizmaker allows you to easily create Flash-based quizzes, surveys, and assessments. And, Quizmaker allows you to track your results with your standards based Learning Management System as Quizmaker output is SCORM and AICC compliant.

A Dozen Handpicked E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Odds are that during the summer months elearning wasn’t on the top of your list. So I decided to weed through some rapid elearning information and pull out a few posts that you may have missed. And of course, there are some free PowerPoint elearning templates, too.

A Simple Way to Get the Most Out of Your E-Learning Tools

Rapid eLearning

E-Learning Tools from a Different Perspective. Here’s the deal, e-learning vendors make products and those products have a purpose. However, the products often do more than they’re designed to do. Find ideas outside of e-learning.

E-learning Quiz Capabilities of Articulate Storyline 360

CommLab India

We all know that good assessments play a key role in the making of an effective e-learning course. Well-designed assessments help measure the achievement of learning objectives and go a long way in evaluating the comprehension levels of learners.

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Articulate has me lost for words

Clive on Learning

Although I have decades of experience using (and at one stage designing) more sophisticated e-learning authoring tools - you know, the highly configurable ones with their own scripting languages - I now find myself turning more and more often to the so-called rapid development tools. When e-content is used in this way, you don't want it to come with a lot of embedded navigational features and add-ons, because these are more flexibly provided separately.

4 Fabulous Ways to Use Storyline for Employee Onboarding Training Development

CommLab India

Organizations are focusing on employee onboarding to make the new hires productive as soon as possible. E-learning developers adopt several instructional approaches for designing your onboarding programs; these include scenarios, videos, exploratory learning and gamification.

50 Practical Tips & Tricks to Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m in Orlando this week at the eLearning Guild’s Annual Gathering. On Wednesday, I’ll be facilitating a session on rapid elearning at the ID Zone. It has a bunch of examples of rapid elearning courses including our recent Articulate Guru Award winners.

10 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Your Own Stock Photos

Rapid eLearning

If rapid elearning software makes everyone an instructional designer, then surely a digital camera makes us all photographers. People like to see co-workers and themselves in the elearning courses. Here’s a link to learn more about releases.

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Why Dissecting an E-Learning Course Will Improve Your Skills

Rapid eLearning

If you want to learn to be a better elearning designer, look for good examples of what you’d like to do and then try to replicate them. That’s what we discussed in the previous post Now You Can Design E-Learning Courses Like a Pro.

Here’s Why PowerPoint 2007 Helps You Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Monday started with Articulate Live ‘09 and ended with the eLearning Guild’s Annual Gathering. While it was an exhausting week, I love meeting you all and learning about what you do. With PowerPoint 2007, you’ll be able to increase your productivity.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

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They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. Interactivity is the key that keeps the learner’s interest, and assists them in embedding new knowledge once they have completed a learning module. It also helps to make the e-learning experience a little more fun!

How to Organize & Manage Your E-Learning Course Files

Rapid eLearning

I was on the phone with someone who had problems with her elearning course. Part of what I shared was that there are many ways to organize your folders and manage the elearning content. I like to start with a project folder that has all of my notes, resources, and production files.

3 Ways to Build Remarkable E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

While he’s in the marketing industry, there’s no reason why his thoughts can’t be applied to elearning courses. Of course, the odds are that people are already making remarks about the elearning courses, so I’d add that the remarks should be positive. : ).

5 Reasons Why I Decided to Buy Articulate Studio 09

eLearning Blender

Rapid Development - Yes, it still takes time and effort to design and develop a quality eLearning experience but Articulate has definitely sped up the development process for me. I went into this just hoping to eliminate the steps I was taking to convert my power point into a Captivate file but got more than I was expecting with Quizmaker and Engage. Tags: Authoring Tool Articulate eLearning Adobe Captivate

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

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Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now. This has been a great way for me to learn about the topic.