8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training

The Learning Dispatch

If your elearning content incorporates documents, either embed inside the course platform or stored online and linked to from within the course, be certain to consider if the online version of your documents are accessible and compatible with screen readers.

Time Estimates for E-Learning Development

Experiencing eLearning

This project is on the low end of a Level 2 by Chapman’s study, so the ratio for development is 127:1 (that is, 1 hour of e-learning takes 127 hours to develop). I’ll assume less than that because it’s a conversion and a lot of analysis has already been done with the face-to-face version. This estimate says that Captivate and Storyline development generally take 2 hours per finished minute to produce, or a ratio of 120:1.


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Reconciling two worlds

Clark Quinn

She characterized each, admittedly in somewhat stark contrast, representing the past with a straw man portrait of an industrial era, and a similar version of a new and modern approach much more flexible and focused on outcomes, not on the learning event. Learning can frequently be trimmed (and more frequently needs to change the content/practice ratio), and we should substitute performance support for learning when possible.

Tips for Importing from PowerPoint to Captivate

Integrated Learnings

If you decide to change the width and the height, you will want to strongly consider maintaining the aspect ratio. Maintaining the aspect ratio will make sure all the fonts and graphics are resized accurately if you increase or decrease the size of the project. For example, you may want to pull in one or two informative graphics from the face-to-face version of the course. by Jonathan Shoaf. Microsoft PowerPoint is a very powerful tool for creating presentations.

The Future of Web Accessibility- WCAG 2.2

Magic EdTech

so each version of WCAG works on top of the previous version. . The level AA variant expects a contrast ratio of 3:1. . The level AAA expects an increased contrast ratio of 4.5:1. For over two decades, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) have become the standard for how to make Web content accessible to people with disabilities. The most recent WCAG update was in June 2018 when WCAG 2.1 was released. WCAG 2.2

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Updated sets


We have modernized a couple of the more frequently used sets in the Suits collection: A new version of the open office - called : New Open Office; and a new version of the private office - called : New Private Office -Day. These updated versions have a new, more neutral color-scheme, more contemporary styling, with wood flooring and flat-screen monitors on the desks. You can see this on the below example of the updated version of the Boardroom: old version.

The best free PowerPoint templates online


It might be best to use these templates for inspiration; see how they are constructed and then build your own version with your own images. Pixel Surplus’ free templates might not have the full range of icons you can see in the paid versions, as you only get a few slides.

A Simple Way to Build PowerPoint Graphics for Mobile Learning

Rapid eLearning

Most them work perfectly in one of two aspect ratios: 1:1 (square). Since there are two aspect ratios, I create two PowerPoint files for my Rise graphics. You can see that I created a couple of versions. I opted for the lighter version because it made the Rise screen seem more open with more white space. In a previous post, I shared how I built an interactive scenario in Rise.

How to print PowerPoint with notes


On the upside, it’s all in one file and there are no version control issues. Fortunately, PowerPoint gives you some neat tools to manage this and give you a grayscale specific print version of your slides that doesn’t impact your color presentation at all.

5 Latest Updates to Lectora Online 3.2

CommLab India

The latest version of this e-learning development software, Lectora Online 3.2, The latest version of Lectora Online comes with an improved style ribbon that allows you to use gradients, shadows, and reflections. Shapes have always existed in Lectora Online, but updates to the latest version of this tool offer greater flexibility in using these elements.

mLearning: Some Technical Tips

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

While PDAs can usually play stereo sound, often mobile phones can only play mono sound, so when you do create sound files, consider creating a mono version specifically for mLearning. Mobile devices like the iPad and the iPhone have screens that can be flipped and viewed horizontally or vertically, so design your mLearning with easily adjustable aspect ratios.

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Top 10 Employee Training Videos & Microlearning Courses

Ed App

As you are well aware, bottlenecks in the retail industry can hamper workflow and in turn reduce revenues, so solve this problem and more by introducing your employees to a course that teaches stock levels, control systems, and ratio.

Unravelling PowerPoint picture size and resolution


This is because PowerPoint scales it by the ratio of 72/96 or 0.75. That means taking your HD1080p picture and sourcing a 4k version of it, which is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

Leverage Enhanced Lectora 17 Features for Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

In the latest version of Lectora17, developing multi-device compatible courses is easier with the most sought after feature Responsive Course Design (RCD) and HTML5 output. You get the latest versions of Camtasia and Snagit with Lectora 17. Unlike in earlier versions, in Lectora 17, you can easily convert any shape to a button to get functionalities such as Normal, Hover, Down, and Disabled, instantly. The process has become more flexible in Lectora’s latest version.

8 Editing Techniques for Great Images in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Lectora introduced some new image editing features with Version 12 which can save time and money. Turn on and off the Maintain Ratio button if needed. Guest blog by Jennifer Valley. Jennifer is an Instructional Designer with five years of experience. She enjoys blogging, social media, and researching. Adding an image to your course increases the value to learners if done right. Maybe you want to have a visual for your story or evoke an emotion about a topic.

Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

” Everyone provides their own version of training – from account managers and project leads to customer service managers and support reps. For example, many SaaS ( Software as a Service ) businesses focus on CAC/LTV ratio — ( Customer Acquisition Cost vs. Customer Lifetime Value ). When Dave and I launched customer education programs at Gainsight and Optimizely , respectively, we required about eight months to move from zero content to a fully functioning first version.

Here’s a Free E-Learning Interaction Template

Rapid eLearning

It’s created in Storyline 2 and uses a 16×9 aspect ratio. Here’s a PowerPoint version of the free template. One way to engage learners and get passed locked navigation is to allow the users to explore content in the course. There’s many ways to leverage exploration in a course.

Tracking Learning Videos with SCORM

JCA Solutions

Articulate Storyline 3 , Adobe Captivate from version 7 and up, and the Presenter products from Articulate and Adobe have features for producing SCORM compliant content. and SCORM 2004 , but all we really need is support for version 1.2. If you re-size the video you run the risk of distortion, especially if the pixel ratio is off. You would then select the appropriate LMS option and SCORM version. as the version.

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How to print multiple slides on one page


But don’t be fooled by the slide size option next to it, as this alters the aspect ratio of your presentation slides , not the whole handouts page to be printed, which is really confusing.

All You Need to Know About WCAG 2.1 Compliance


is an updated version of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Non-Text Contrast (AA) : Buttons, form fields, focus indicators, and selected state indicators should have a contrast ratio of least 3:1 contrast with adjacent colors to allow low-vision users to identify features of controls. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 are the latest standards for digital accessibility of web content on desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile phones.

Use PowerPoint to Create Custom Videos

Rapid eLearning

A circle has a 1:1 aspect ratio. If you have older version of PowerPoint you may have to save as.WMV. PowerPoint’s one of my favorite multimedia applications. It’s easy to use, almost everyone has a copy so it’s easy to share what’s created, and it does more than create presentations. In fact, I regularly use PowerPoint to create the graphics and custom assets for my e-learning courses.

2-Real-world elearning challenge: Improve call center customer satisfaction


The client used their extensive call data to come up with the missing metrics, resulting in the final version: Revised SMART Business Goal. Increase satisfaction ratings from 67% in 2018 to 90% in 2019, by maintaining an escalation ratio of 40% of all calls (+/- 2%), with at least 95% of escalated calls meeting escalation criteria. PART 2 of 4: Determining the Business Goal. Client. Large financial services company with call centers across the United States. Recap.

Part 1: Say What?! A Guide to Camtasia Sound

eLearning Brothers

These four effects are available in both the Mac and PC versions of Camtasia. #1 In the Properties pane you now have a Volume variation drop down menu, a Ratio slider, a Threshold slider, and a Gain slider. If you spend any amount of time exploring what Camtasia has to offer you’ll stumble across the Audio Effects option in the left side menu ribbon. Here live five extremely useful tools to enhance your video’s audio.

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Image Cropping 101: The Basics

TechSmith Camtasia

To “crop” an image is to remove or adjust the outside edges of an image (typically a photo) to improve framing or composition , draw a viewer’s eye to the image subject, or change the size or aspect ratio. This cropped version brings more attention to our faces (and amazing early-90s hair) and distracts a bit from the fact that I apparently wore my teen angst on my sleeve (or, on the lower half of my body, as the case may be).

How to record a video interview on your computer (for free) in under 1 hour


Oh… and you can do all of that with the free version. If you want to up your game with the paid version, which I use, it’s part of the $12,180 eLearning giveaway I’m running right now. 1: Install the free version of Zoom meetings (5 min). Change your settings for screen share: If you’re doing a screen share, not just videos of faces, be sure to set “ Optimize for full screen mode ” or you’ll end up with a wonky aspect ratio.

Assessing Organizational Readiness for Change in Your Business

Epilogue Systems

Customer/client acquisition cost ratio: This is much like the efficiency rating, but it applies to marketing costs. You may want to create several versions of this document that speak to the needs and concerns of different types of stakeholders. There’s no doubt that effective change management is essential to maximizing an organization’s adaptability. But you must first answer an important question: Is your business ready to embrace change?

Assessing Organizational Readiness for Change in Your Business

Epilogue Systems

Customer/client acquisition cost ratio: This is much like the efficiency rating, but it applies to marketing costs. You may want to create several versions of this document that speak to the needs and concerns of different types of stakeholders. There’s no doubt that effective change management is essential to maximizing an organization’s adaptability. But you must first answer an important question: Is your business ready to embrace change?

Using Color as an eLearning Guide

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Because you held that key, the three sliders interact together and the value changes without altering the ratios. Below you can see I lightened the text in the final version. by Sally Cox    You've selected a palette of colors for your eLearning project, so your concerns about color are over, right? Not exactly. Simply picking a handful of colors doesn't mean they will complement each other and guide the learner through your course. What's that you say?

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Putting Into Practice What We Preach

CLO Magazine

The short version of the story is that due to the misuse of corporate funds by the founding family, the company could not repay a significant amount of debt and was forced into bankruptcy. In the end, the simple test for leaders is to ensure that the ratio of what we say and then do is in alignment. Dave DeFilippo is chief people and learning officer for Suffolk.

Use conversations in eLearning courses


I have the original image here and then what I did was size it to be a 4×3 ratio so that it would fit into a into an authoring tool like PowerPoint. Then I create another version of it where it’s a panoramic view that’s zoomed in mid. Synopsis. Overview tutorial showing the background and characters angles that I use when building a conversation in an eLearning course. Download Source Files. You can download the source files here. Video Script.

Guest Blogger, Bryan Jones of eLearningArt.com – How to Repurpose Content in under 1 hour


If you look at the quote graphics in the eLearning trends article , you’ll notice that they’re a 16:9 aspect ratio. Guess what aspect ratio a video is?… For those, I created the graphics in the optimal Twitter aspect ratio of 2:1. In the 2017 version of the trends roundup, I also included an ebook. Margie’s says: If you’re like me, you have tons of content that you’d like to reuse, but not sure the most efficient way to go about it.

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Skillsoft – An Analyst Perspective

eLearning 24-7

That debt-to-equity ratio would fall to 5.2 If the buy content you get Skillsoft system sounds familiar you are correct, because the same approach was taken with Skillport, an LMS from Skillsoft, which was really a stripped down version of the old Element K system back in the day. This is a story about a one-time giant in the 3rd party off-the-shelf content providers.

10 Training Tracking Tool Options To Boost Team Learning


Build manager to employee ratios for better company relationships. If you would like the cloud-based version, prices start at $37 per month for up to 50 users to $592 per month for up to 10,000 users.

Thermometers, Assessments, and the Need to Know

360 Training

Question A Version 1. Question A Version 2. Now we would expect that all students who understood the 1:4 ratio and who were able to do simple division would be able to pass the question. Question A Version 3. Question B Version 1. Question B Version 2.

How to create custom social media graphics in PowerPoint


Not having to start learning a new program from scratch means you can start creating custom social media graphics straight away and don’t have to worry about watermarks or poor-quality exports from free versions of an unfamiliar software. 1 ratio).

30 Awesome Remote Work Tools for Teams

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Tracks the productivity of teams, shows ratio of urgent and important tasks, and works in the background of your device to prevent overload.

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Top 10 Learning Systems for 2021

eLearning 24-7

I look at a lot of data when it comes to support, including ratios – # of tickets to customers (on avg), follow-up time (during business hours) for initial call, then on-going follow-ups, number of support staff, and so forth. Well, here we are.