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.

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

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint’s designed as a presentation tool. 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. They’re Just Tools That Build Multimedia.

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4 Reasons Articulate Storyline is the Preferred Choice for Rapid E-Learning Outsourcing

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Do you need extensive customization, quick results, courses that reflect your branding, and shorter turnaround times in e-learning course development? Then Articulate Storyline is a ‘Must Try’ tool for you. Want to know more about e-learning outsourcing?

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.

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

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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.

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. Tools within Tools. And they can be augmented using a series of form-based tools like Quizmaker and Engage.

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!

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

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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.

7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

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While most Rapid e-Learning vendors focus mostly on improving features that help Instructional Designers (IDs) create eLearning, Articulate also focuses on improving the Learner’s experience when taking a course. Microinteractions in the new Quizmaker ’13.

Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part I

CommLab India

Ever since rapid authoring tools were introduced to the e-learning industry, developing online training modules has become an easy task for e-learning professionals. Why is Articulate Storyline the best tool for customizing training modules?

3 Simple Ways to Find the Resources You Need to Build E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Rapid elearning design is made up of three core functions: rapid authoring, rapid assets, and rapid instructional design. In the visual design activity , you learn how to determine what screen elements to use; but you don’t learn how to create those elements.

Custom Branching Navigation with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

PowerPoint-based rapid eLearning tools, such as Articulate Presenter and Snap by Lectora, allow branched navigation, meaning you can create a non-linear navigation path still controlled through the course player’s next and back buttons. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

The Top 3 Aspects of Articulate 360 You Must Know

CommLab India

Finally, the much awaited day has arrived and Articulate launched its enhanced eLearning authoring tool – “ Articulate 360 ”. As the name implies, it can provide a complete solution for eLearning and mobile learning development.

4 Fabulous Ways to Use Storyline for Employee Onboarding Training Development

CommLab India

While new hires are expected to get up to speed after a successful onboarding program, the onus is on companies to provide the right experience and orientation tools that will create the right impression on employees. There are authoring tools that can create an effective onboarding program.

E-learning Quiz Capabilities of Articulate Storyline 360

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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.

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 Scenario Building and More FREE Templates and Images

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Last week I blogged about creating a rapid eLearning course mockup to get stakeholder feedback early in the development process. Scenarios leverage the unique aspects of eLearning. And really, that’s not the best use of eLearning either. Articulate Quizmaker Templates.

More Than a Dozen Ways to Navigate an E-Learning Course

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I addressed this in a previous post where I asked if you need instructions on how to use an elearning course. Examples of E-Learning Course Instructions. This type of approach works well for those who aren’t familiar with elearning courses. Click here to learn more.

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.

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.

Inductive learning lives. just!

Clive on Learning

In my post last week, Whatever happened to inductive learning?, I complained how difficult it was with current rapid development tools to write more conversational inductive questions in which you as author are able to comment on each selection that the user makes. Thanks to your helpful comments and suggestions, I did not give up and tried to make this type of questioning work with two of the most popular tools, Captivate and Articulate.

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.

Create E-Learning Scenarios By Bringing the Virtual World into the Real World

Rapid eLearning

Originally, I was going to write about using Google Lively’s virtual world to build scenes and characters for your elearning courses. The application was free and had some potential as a learning tool. You’ll just need to find a different virtual world tool.

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. It’s just a matter of learning to make the most of the tools.

How Fonts Take a Starring Role in Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

It’s a graphic element that contributes to what you want your learners to learn. However, when we build elearning courses we need to consider the visual design as well as the instructional design. It just depends on how much you want to learn.

5 Reasons Why I Decided to Buy Articulate Studio 09

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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. I was expecting these tools to speed up development but I was not expecting the quality results.

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. : ).

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.