Instructional Design Survival Tips

Association eLearning

A while back, my colleague Mary and I were asked to give some “real world” instructional design survival tips. Mary’s tips incorporate aspects of project management (which often goes hand-in-hand with instructional design), while mine are focused on the design and production side.

Tips for designing serious games in learning

Origin Learning

There is a reason why people give up on learning more quickly than they would on a good game. This is because, simply put, games are fun. This is why games are used as an important study aid in learning. Otherwise known as Gamification , it is the use of gameplay mechanics for non-game applications.

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Tips for Faster, Easier, Better eLearning Design

Allen Interactions

eLearning Design TipsBy Michael Allen , Chairman & CEO, Allen Interactions. Instructional design determines the effectiveness of training.

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9.5 Essential eLearning Development Tips

eLearning Brothers

In this blog post, I mention nine and half eLearning development tips that could save you time, money, and help your eLearning to be more awesome than it already is. So if you are am elearning developer or instructional designer, these tips are going to awesome. #1.

eLearning: Quick Tips for Engaging the Learner

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

And finally, the use of a familiar symbol--such as a lightbulb, question mark, or magnifying glass--can allow you to give the learner a tip or tidbit of useful content.  The lightbulb can be used to share a timesaving tip.

Blended Learning Success Tips

LearnDash

If you haven’t yet implemented blended learning at your organization, then you will find these tips just as useful as it will help towards the success of the program at the time of the initial launch. Tip #1: Implement Variety. Tip #2: Mentor. Tip #3: Various Media.

6 Quick Voice-Over Tips

eLearning Brothers

If you have any other voice over tips for eLearning , please share in the comments section below! The post 6 Quick Voice-Over Tips appeared first on eLearning Brothers. eLearning Featured tips tips and tricks voice over voiceover

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9 Tips To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development

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For example, an experienced sales employee can offer tips and advice to their fellow staff members. Use these 9 tips to maximize employee involvement in online training development and improve the effectiveness of your online training strategy.

Responsive Design Tips for eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

The post Responsive Design Tips for eLearning Courses appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Nowadays the world seems to be all a-clamor over the idea of “responsive design” for eLearning. Yet, there still is a lot of confusion over what it is and how to implement it.

Management Tips from Pixar Animation

Web Courseworks

Fear not, most of the real people management tips come from Ed Catmull and not Steve. The post Management Tips from Pixar Animation appeared first on Web Courseworks. Disney/Pixar Animation post upon Steve Jobs passing.

Tip of the Week: Media Tool Box

Raptivity

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15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses

CommLab India

In this post, there are 15 tips from industry experts that will help designers create better engaging and effective result oriented e-courses. Tip 1: Consider the learners’ knowledge level. Tip 2: Be watchful of slide elements. Tip 3: Visualize content clearly.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Audio tips. Now, back to general tech tips. I hope you’ll find the tips useful.

Tip of the Week: Get a faster resolution to your support query

Raptivity

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7 Tips to Make Your Compliance Online Training Courses Mobile

Allen Interactions

In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you turn your compliance online training or certification programs into mobile-friendly online training experiences. By Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.

3 Tips on Writing for Animation

Allen Interactions

By Joslyn Schmitt, Associate Media Artist. Joslyn Schmitt e-Learning Animation

Tip of the Week: Positioning Image/Text

Raptivity

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6 Responsive eLearning Design Tips for Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Here are six responsive eLearning design tips: #1 Define and Set Your Three Breakpoints. Here is a fun tip. They make awesome tips that are important with respect to creating responsive eLearning content.

5 Top Tips for Running Successful Meetings

Administrate

All Training TipsMeetings. They’re unavoidable in the workplace, however they can often end-up achieving very little and leaving the attendees feeling more than a little frustrated. Or asleep. One of our key aims at Administrate is to ‘work smarter, not harder’ and running efficient, successful meetings is a key component in making Read More.

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Voice Over Scripts: Writing Style Tips

Experiencing eLearning

This is the first in a series of posts where I’ll share Jill’s insights along with my own tips and examples. The most important tip for improving your scripts. The Single Most Important Tip. Photo Credit: Cameraman Phil via Compfight cc.

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Book Writing Tips

Kapp Notes

These are the tips I use in my creative process. Recently a number of great folks I know in the L&D field have indicated they are working on a book. Writing a book is a great experience. Writing helps me clarify thoughts, focus my ideas and explore content.

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Now What? 6 After Conference Tips

Learning Rebels

Therefore, here are 6 Rebel tips for after conference follow-up: (Be sure to list your success tips in the comment section below). Share your tips in the comment section below. 6 After Conference Tips appeared first on Learning Rebels.

Tip of the Week: Add Life to your Interactions with Characters

Raptivity

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Essential PowerPoint Animations Tips

Rapid eLearning

And one last tip, because you can animate doesn’t mean you should. One production tip is to use the animation painter to copy animations from one object to another. Here are a Couple of Bonus Tips. Do you have any PowerPoint animation tips?

4 Tips on Designing Training for Your Leadership Team

Upside Learning

eLearning Leadership Training Tips Tips on Designing Training for Leadership Team“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” ” – John F. Kennedy. Every organisation has a hierarchical system, with different levels that perform different job functions. The top level typically consists of two groups – the leaders in the making and the leaders/the leadership team.

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Our Top Productivity Tips for Training Professionals

Administrate

All Training TipsIn business, productivity is on everyone’s mind, yet, many find it difficult to achieve on an ongoing basis. Whether it’s the phone, an incoming email, or a long to-do list – there’s distractions abound! Training professionals may think this sounds too familiar – they often juggle tasks such as conducting Read More.

Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development

Challenge to Learn

This post contains some simple tips that you can apply to eLearning development. Making sure you have a client is tip 1. Here are the agile tips that will help you to do just that. Even if you decide not to use my other tips, do this. I love agile development.

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Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile Learning TipsFind a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. This is somewhat analogous to “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”

Typography Tips for ELearning

LearnDash

Luckily, the kind folks at SHIFT ELearning have created a nice infographic that details 7 design tips for elearning typography (below). Since this is an area where little time is spent, even employing a few of these tips will go a long way in optimizing your courses for your target audience.

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5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Take a tip from Brother Dan Frazee, as I recently did: go to a site like Thinkstock.com and enter in “infographic” for the search. Pop-ups or clickable tips allow you to embed key content on the page, but not have it taking up the whole page.

5 Quick Tips Using Cutout People Images

eLearning Brothers

When using cutout people images, I’ve found there are five quick and handy tips you can use in your eLearning projects. Now, here are my five quick tips. 5 Quick Tips Using Cutout People Images. Infographic] 5 Quick Tips For Using Cutout People Images.

3 eLearning Tips You’ve Forgot Since Kindergarten

eLearning Brothers

With eLearning tips, I’m often impressed by how much each of us knows something without actually knowing that we know it. eLearning Tips for the Training World. The post 3 eLearning Tips You’ve Forgot Since Kindergarten appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

7 Orienteering Tips for Instructional Designers

InSync Training

As a Learning Experience Designer , my job requires that I navigate a complex landscape. Each new project that I work on involves different parameters, sends me down unique pathways, and sets up obstacles along the way.