An Instructional Design Toolkit

Torrance Learning

We’re sharing some of our favorite instructional design techniques here in this toolkit to support new instructional designers or “old” ones who want to sharpen their saw (pun completely intended). Why a toolkit? There’s nothing like the right tool for the job.

My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

My colleague, Harold Jarche, recently posted about his professional learning toolkit, reflecting our colleague Jane Hart’s post about a Modern Learner’s Toolkit. It’s a different cut through the top 10 tools. So, that’s my toolkit, what’s yours?

A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018

Jane Hart

Based on the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017 list, here is the Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit 2018. Social learning

10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool

Raptivity

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The new self-directed learning toolkit

Clive on Learning

So what do I believe are the essential components of my everyday online learning toolkit? Scenarios are the one ingredient of contemporary e-learning which I would keep in my everyday toolkit. A forum is another simple, inexpensive tool which sits nicely alongside the packaged self-directed materials.

10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool

Raptivity

These can be used to create stand-alone learning objects or can be easily embedded into your favorite tool, like PowerPoint, Articulate Storyline, Lectora, Claro, Captivate and many more. Saves time Gone are the days when you open a tool and start building an engaging interaction from scratch.

Toolkit: Gomo (Go Mobile) Authoring Tool by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Gomo Authoring, part of the Gomo Learning Suite, can be a stand-alone cloud-based authoring tool for eLearning that works on. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Mobile Learningdesktop and on mobile devices.

Four Tips for Cutting Costs on eLearning Development

Raptivity

Education Software eLearning eLearning Course Creation Toolkit eLearning tools In a slow economy, where training budgets are often slashed, instructional designers must develop training on a limited budget. But how do you cut costs without sacrificing quality?

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Toolkit: Media Support in Six Major eLearning Authoring Tools by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most eLearning creators choose authoring tools from a small group out of the hundreds available. Design & Development Tools Learning Media Training Strategies Virtual RealityHere is a breakdown of media. compatibility across that group.

Toolkit: Obsidian Black by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Obsidian Black is a cloud-based authoring tool that allows developers to edit its source code. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Training StrategiesUse the 30-day free trial to find out. if it’s for you.

Toolkit: How to Arrange an eLearning Review by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

tool to support that review. Design & Development Tools Development StrategiesBefore you launch a new eLearning offering, you must have an eLearning review to make sure that everything works! Here’s a.

Choosing the Right eLearning Storyboarding Tool

InSync Training

When faced with such a disconnect, how do we design impactful modules with a limited budget and an overwhelming number of tools available for purchase? Kevin Thorn, Chief Nuggethead and corporate training expert, provided a helpful framework for building an eLearning design, development, and production toolkit consisting of free and paid tools. Virtually There Session Recap. Build an eLearning course,” they say. “It’s It’s what you’re great at! You can have it done by Friday.”

Flash To HTML5 – Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration

EI Design

In this article, I am sharing a toolkit you can use to successfully migrate from Flash to HTML5. Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration From Flash To HTML5. This toolkit has helped us successfully migrate from Flash to HTML5.

Toolkit: Mohive by CrossKnowledge (a Wiley Brand) by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Mohive is a mature eLearning creation platform and tool that is international in nature. Design & Development Tools Project ManagementThis review suggests why and when you should consider Mohive.

Toolkit: Add Social Networking to Your eLearning by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Did you know that the leading tools all support. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Social Media Training StrategieseLearning seems to be missing some classroom-based instruction strengths. social networking?

The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

My new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit. In doing so the Modern Professional Learner makes use of a wide variety of tools.”

Toolkit: Smart Sparrow by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Join Joe as he walks you through this intriguing tool! Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Emerging Topics Training StrategiesThe main thrust of Smart Sparrow is to allow you to create adaptive learning. If you’re not familiar with adaptive learning, it’s truly personalized learning that adapts itself to the learner’s level and progress. When creating or editing a lesson, you’ll find Smart Sparrow also offers several options to meet your instructional design goals.

Plan for 2015 with the eLearning Success Toolkit

OpenSesame

In anticipation of 2015 planning, we combined these ebooks into a single resource—the eLearning Success Toolkit. The toolkit guides you through building an elearning program from start to finish, significantly reducing the planning time required.

Toolkit: Five Lesser-known eLearning Tools by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Last month, Joe invited readers to tell him which lesser-known tools they wanted him to review. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Emerging Topics Getting Started chosen the most-requested, and here are his mini-reviews and ratings of those five.

Toolkit: Five More Lesser-known eLearning Tools by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

information about tools you may never have seen reviewed. But being unknown doesn’t mean these tools. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Getting Started Instructional Design Training Strategies This is the second of two mini-review articles Joe has done this spring, responding to your requests for. don’t have strengths and unique characters! Enjoy the grand tour!

Toolkit: Upgrading Minds, Upgrading Tools: Raptivity and iSpring by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

As time passes, more authoring tools have moved from our hard drives to the cloud. Here is Joe’s take on this, plus news about changes to two important tools. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Emerging Topics ManagementPricing has changed, at the same time, from periodic purchase of a new version on a new CD or DVD to an annual subscription that results in a new version over. time through incremental updates.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Tools these days come in three flavors. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool.

Toolkit: The New Captivate 2017 Edition by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

No other authoring tool contains as many features as Captivate does to customize the different views. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Rapid DevelopmentAdobe Captivate 2017 has been released, and once again Adobe has forged ahead and not rested on its laurels. It has brought Captivate even further into modern times. The others may be a bit simpler, but they lack some of the power. Some still don’t offer responsive design at all.

Toolkit: Articulate 360 Review, Continued by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Last month’s Toolkit provided an overview of Articulate’s new 360 Suite, and in-depth reviews of the updated Storyline 360 and Articulate Review. This month, Joe offers coverage of the rest of the tools in the suite. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Rapid Development

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The Learning Professional’s toolkit – what’s essential?

Spark Your Interest

June’s BQ is… “what tools should we learn?&#. When I think about the tools, I always come back to the fact that they are all just typing, so that is the critical thing to learn (but even that will be obsolete someday).

Toolkit: So Many Tools, So Much Time by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Joe has reviewed many of the better-known authoring and eLearning development tools. other tools that don’t get much market recognition, yet they have enthusiastic users. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Training Strategies

Toolkit: Adobe Captivate Prime by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design & Development Tools Learning SystemsAdobe set out to create a new LMS that it hoped organizations would find easy to use and yet powerful too. The company began by researching first what organizations liked and then what they didn’t like about their LMSs. If you are looking for an LMS, you really need to read this review!

Toolkit: Tools, Tools, and More Tools by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

In a time of change, it can be difficult to keep up with authoring tools as they evolve. Here’s a look at the Flash vs. HTML5 controversy, notes on three new tools, updates to two more, and status checks on Allen Interactions’ ZebraZapps and Articulate’s Storyline.

Toolkit: Axonify Revealed by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Development Strategies Learning SystemsEven though Axonify says it is not a learning management system (LMS), it has definite similarities to one. But it goes even. further into the world of building, measuring, and adjusting employee knowledge in larger enterprises. Journey into that. world and see why Axonify calls itself an “employee knowledge platform.” It seems to be leading a very good trend in many. respects.

Toolkit: LearningStone by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Blended Learning Design & Development Tools Emerging Topics Social Media Training Strategies Among the ways to improve the effectiveness of the learning and performance ecosystem in an organization is to make. good use of social media to support collaboration, and after instruction is complete, add support for learners until such time. as they become proficient. More software is coming to support these approaches. Here is a review of one that works well.

Toolkit: A New Year for eLearning Tools: A Guide by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

When it comes to authoring tools, these days we are no longer bound to desktops, hard-drive storage, and optical-disc tool distribution: we have The Cloud. But authoring tool selection and licensing is confusing to many practitioners. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Emerging Topics Training Strategies

Toolkit: eLearning Tools Year in Review (Oh, Goodness!) by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Tools. have added more features to support new ideas, and Joe’s review of the year’s tools should be helpful. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Training Strategies

Toolkit: Elucidat by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

Elucidat is an authoring tool that promises it will be easy to make amazing eLearning. Design & Development Tools Games & Learning Rapid Development Training StrategiesDoes it deliver? Joe’s review shows. you what Elucidat can do, and what it lacks.

Toolkit: What's the Best eLearning Tool? It Depends by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

street: What is the best eLearning tool? Design & Development Tools Development Strategies ManagementIt’s a question that Joe gets asked all the time at conferences, in classes that he teaches, maybe even by strangers on the. You probably know the answer, but Joe has some questions for you that will help you. make your decision.

New is Cool

Raptivity

eLearning eLearning Course Creation Toolkit eLearning Interactions eLearning Software eLearning tools Greg Gardner Raptivity Review Every year carmakers fiddle with how their cars look. Change light here, modify the slope of the hood there and presto and brand new car!“Hurry, Hurry, you too can make heads turn as you drive down the road”……we’ve all heard that […].

Toolkit: NexLearn SimWriter by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

This month’s review looks at SimWriter, one of the few tools that can help in this regard. Design & Development Tools Immersive Learning Training Strategies In many cases, eLearning consists more of passive reading and watching than it does activity. And research suggests that. passive approaches are not effective. What is effective? Well, scenarios and simulations are, and they need not be difficult to. create.

Toolkit: Ready? Go! The ReadyGo Authoring Tool by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

The ReadyGo authoring tool is one of those that always seems to be unknown to most eLearning. Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Getting Starteddevelopers. This review should definitely get ReadyGo on your radar!