Is “Rapid” eLearning Design and Development Possible?

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Traditional eLearning may be on its way out, but it is still with us today. In today’s lean times, there is lots of buzz and interest around “rapidelearning design and development. But what, exactly, is “rapid?”. In a 2008 post by Tom Kuhlman, author of the Rapid e-Learning Blog (one of my favorite blogs), it’s 40 hours. Here’s what makes or breaks rapid for us – and rapid is not 40:1: T he client project manager.

Is “Rapid” eLearning Design and Development Possible?

Bottom-Line Performance

Traditional eLearning may be on its way out, but it is still with us today. In today’s lean times, there is lots of buzz and interest around “rapidelearning design and development. But what, exactly, is “rapid?”. In a 2008 post by Tom Kuhlman, author of the Rapid e-Learning Blog (one of my favorite blogs), it’s 40 hours. Here’s what makes or breaks rapid for us – and rapid is not 40:1: T he client project manager.

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Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. David and I are presenting I’ll Take My Rapid E-Learning to Go and Going from “Immobile” to “I’m Mobile” Learning.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

If not, check out some of the other free templates that are available in the Elearning Heroes community. To learn more check out the tutorial below. Building rapid elearning courses in PowerPoint requires a few production techniques that are different than when you build presentations in PowerPoint. David and I are presenting I’ll Take My Rapid E-Learning to Go and Going from “Immobile” to “I’m Mobile” Learning.

How to Create a Rapid E-Learning Tab in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

A few years back, I was at a workshop where the PowerPoint team was showing some of the new features in the soon-to-be-released PowerPoint 2010. And that’s a pretty powerful feature, especially for rapid elearning developers. There are a number of features I use quite a bit when it comes to building elearning courses. My Favorite Rapid E-Learning Features. This is especially true if you build rapid elearning courses.

5 Essential Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

A manager I know works for a multibillion dollar company that has its own elearning group. However, when she needs to train her staff of about 200, she has no access to the elearning group’s resources. Without rapid elearning tools, she’d be hard pressed to offer her team the benefits of online learning. However, with rapid elearning tools she’s gone from no elearning to dozens of quick hit elearning courses.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers. One of our main products is creating customized templates for our clients; "empowering non-programmers to build e-learning."

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. The more courses they create, the more they realize they need to craft better learning experiences. I call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. It’s also a great framework for learning to build courses. I shared more detail in the post on building a roadmap to better rapid elearning. Couple this with learning how to use the software.

A Simple Roadmap to Better Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about how to get started with building e-learning courses. I’m also a big advocate of participating in your learning community to build relationships and improve your skills. However, in today’s post I want to introduce a simple framework to help develop your elearning skills. Let’s start with what I like to call the “Rapid E-Learning Story.”. Do the basic things as you learn to use the software.

Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time

CommLab India

Rapid e-learning can come to your rescue. This blog will discuss the benefits of rapid e-learning development. What is rapid e-learning? The term rapid e-learning originated in 2004, from a report by Bersin and Associates. Generally, the term “rapid eLearning” refers to two things. Rapid e-learning jumpstarts with prototypes in a few days. eLearning Design Custom eLearning

Do You Know the Answers to These Rapid E-Learning Questions?

Rapid eLearning

Recently I participated in an interview-style webinar for the E-Learning Guild. Today we’ll look at the rapid elearning questions. What is Rapid E-Learning? When I first started building courses it took a team to build them. In fact, I became a fan of the rapid authoring tools because they let me do much of the work myself. They enabled me to prototype and deliver elearning courses much faster than when using our multimedia team.

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Tom Kuhlmann on Rapid E-Learning and Design

Take an e-Learning Break

Tom Kuhlmann is the VP of Community at Articulate and the author of The Rapid eLearning Blog. Check out this podcast he did on Rapid E-Learning and Design. You can download portions of the podcast or the entire podcast to share with your development team. Check it out: [link] Books mentioned in the podcast include

How To Leverage Rapid eLearning Development To Maximize Training Budget

Dan Keckan

Training teams are familiar with this, more so than other corporate departments. In this article, I show you how you can leverage rapid eLearning development to maximize your training budget. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Rapid eLearning Solutions for the Remote Workforce

Hurix Digital

This, in turn, led to the rise of eLearning courses. And they are able to achieve that using rapid eLearning solutions! What are Rapid eLearning Solutions? Conventional eLearning projects may require a significant amount of time for completion.

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

Online Collaboration for Your Teams

TalentLMS

Collaboration within an eLearning team is essential to a successful eLearning project. Although eLearning development requires team work, several team members work in isolation to focus better. Also, eLearning team members may work on one document simultaneously as a remote collaboration activity. In this article, we uncover a few team collaboration strategies during an eLearning project for a more efficient and smooth work flow.

4 Factors to Consider When Outsourcing the Creation of Rapid E-Learning

CommLab India

Do you have tight timelines for e-learning development? Dot you lack expertise in e-learning authoring tools? Then it’s time for you to think about outsourcing the development of rapid e-learning. What is rapid e-learning? Rapid e-learning is the production of e-learning swiftly without using complicated software. End-to-end e-learning design and development demands much of your time.

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?

Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT POOJA JAISINGH (e-Learning Evangelist, Adobe Systems): Dr. Pooja Jaisingh has worked for more than 12 years as a Teacher Trainer, e-Learning Instructional Designer, and, currently, is an e-learning Evangelist with Adobe Systems. In all her roles, she has promoted e-learning as a mode of delivery and has created a host of e-learning courses. Learnnovators: What according to you is the future of e-learning?

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Learning Pool ranked on the ‘Top Content Providers For Rapid eLearning’ list 2021

Learning Pool

Learning Pool, the leading elearning solutions provider, is thrilled to have made the 2021 list for ‘Top Content Providers for Rapid eLearning’ by eLearning Industry. . Learning Pool is also renowned for its award-winning content authoring tool.

JANHAVI PADTURE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Janhavi has spoken at various industry conferences (including AICC, ASTD, eLearning Guild) and local groups on topics pertaining to online learning. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: As part of our tenth anniversary celebrations, we proudly present ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’, a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. Learnnovators: What according to you is the future of e-learning?

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

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Rapid eLearning authoring tools help reduce the time and expense of your eLearning course development. However, they can also give you the power to create engaging gamified eLearning courses for a fraction of the cost. In this article, I’ll share 8 top tips for using rapid eLearning authoring tools for eLearning gamification. How To Use Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification. e-Learning Gamification

Learning Pool Listed as ‘Top Content Provider for Rapid eLearning’

Learning Pool

Leading eLearning provider, Learning Pool is delighted to announce that it has been listed as one of the Top Content Providers for Rapid eLearning by eLearning Industry. About Learning Pool . Learn & Connect Learning Pool News

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Your Training Edge

Think just about the past year or so: mobile devices now outnumber people, online entertainment is rapidly eclipsing television watching, and you no longer have to leave your house to earn a degree. Enter the “rapid elearning MOOC.”. The idea of rapid elearning has been around since 2004. According to de Vries, the main elements of rapid elearning are as follows: Elearning can be developed in three weeks or less.

6 Tips To Cut Online Training Costs With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

eCoach

There are multiple rapid eLearning authoring tools on the market that allow you to develop online training courses in a fraction of the time. They are so easy to use that even eLearning developers with no prior design experience can create memorable and engaging online training materials. But while they do assure eLearning developers of a quick turnaround, can they really save you money in the long run? Start With An eLearning Storyboard.

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. The learning is only going to happen if you do more than watch the tutorials and read information. One of the best ways to learn is to share what you’ve learned and done. Learn to use the slide background fill effect.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic Another new rapid e-Learning tool, this from Epic (UK). Posted by Cammy Bean at 8:42 AM Labels: epic , rapid e-learning 4comments: Dan said. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Advantages and Disadvantages of Rapid eLearning

TalentLMS

If you are an instructional technologist, you must have worked in a team where you seek the assistance of a project manager who orchestrates the graphic designer, the interactivity programmer, the SME and you, to create one course within the span of three to four months. Nothing “rapid” about that, as you can see. In this article, we will provide you with the skinny on rapid eLearning and how it makes an instructional designer a one-man-band.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Eric: The future of e-Learning is wide open!

Rapid e-Learning Development

Vignettes Learning

Rapid e-Learning Development - for faster, cheaper e-learning solutions 2. Learn and experience first-hand how you can have rapid development of your e-learning programs 1. Rapid e-learning Development Those who have experienced the benefits of e-learning want more online programs developed. Check technical aspects of e-learning solutions such as plug-in versions, bandwith limitations, etc.

Help For the One Person Instructional Design Team

Bottom-Line Performance

If you are a one person instructional design team, this post is for you. 2012 is almost over and now is the perfect time to gear up for next year’s eLearning projects. You probably already have some great ideas for next year’s learning initiatives, but it can be pretty hard to execute on all those ideas alone. And if you are just getting started with eLearning, you’re in for even more of a challenge. Learn more about Design It.

Top 10 Tools for Rapid eLearning

Rob Hubbard

We’ve put our heads together and come up with our favourite (mostly free) tools for aiding rapid elearning development. As our team are located all over the world, we particularly love cloud-based tools that allow for collaboration: MockFlow Wireframe Editor Screenshot. Storyline – elearning tool that can develop for Flash and html 5. SmartBuilder - a great and underrated elearning author tool specifically designed for building branching scenarios.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch. HTML5 — This is a no-brainer for me and I strongly believe every Rapid eLearning tool should absolutely have a simple way to get a course published to HTML5 in 2012.

M-Learning 101: I’ll Take My Rapid E-Learning to Go

Rapid eLearning

The challenge for many people is figuring out what mobile learning is and what they can do to get started. The cool thing is that while you’re still figuring things out, it’s easy enough to stick your toes into the m-learning pool. In today’s post, I’ll share some simple tips to help you get started with mobile learning. You Already Have a Great Mobile Learning Tool. If you want to get started with mobile learning, all you need is PowerPoint.

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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.

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.

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.

8 Ingenious Ways To Reuse eLearning Content With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

Infopro Learning

Do you need to refresh your eLearning course without going over budget? In this article, I’ll share 8 creative tips to reuse eLearning content with a rapid eLearning authoring tool. How To Reuse eLearning Content With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool. What do you get when you combine a database full of eLearning content with a robust rapid eLearning authoring tool? Create Webinar-Based eLearning Courses.

The Ultimate Rapid eLearning Tips and Tricks Guide

TalentLMS

You need to develop and deliver training on a budget, with a small team, and in record time. And rapid learning may just be the solution you’re looking for. You’ve heard of “rapid learning” before. Because eLearning providers, and tools like the learning management system , have made it even more possible for instructional designers to develop and deliver engaging training programs with speed – and without advanced software skills.