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Raptivity is a finely crafted interactivity builder that offers a rich collection of 190+ templates for creating eLearning interactions, quick and easy, absolutely without any programming. The templates range across varied categories like games, simulations, brainteasers, interactive diagrams, virtual worlds, and many more.

Upcoming Webinar - Employee Training and Its Impact on Productivity, Retention and Revenue. Research states that one-third of new hires quit their job after about six months and disengagement costs billions (US$343 billion annually).

Upcoming Webinar - Employee Training and Its Impact on Productivity, Retention and Revenue

Well, most employees want to do a good job and feel satisfied when their efforts make a difference to their workplace. But more often than not, employees need to be trained continually to feel engaged, to keep learning, to keep performing well, and to keep growing. Training can have a significant impact on employee engagement and retention. For every 1% increase in employee engagement, you can expect to see an additional 0.6% growth in sales for an organization. Ironically, many organizations feel that if there is no point spending money and time to train and develop employees. The fact is that a well-designed training program can play a critical part in boosting employees’ self-worth, development opportunities and make them feel good about their job.

Enabling Instructional Designers - Using Raptivity for Content Visualization. Effective content visualization is one of the key elements of instructional design.

Enabling Instructional Designers - Using Raptivity for Content Visualization

It plays a key role in engaging learners. On the development side, it lets instructional designers (IDs) present complex topics in formats that are appealing to the eye, and helpful enough to retain knowledge. Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine. LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe.

Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine

It can offer a great networking experience to eLearning professionals and can also lead to new business or career opportunities. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers. LinkedIn recently redesigned its UI, thus bringing Conversations and Content to the heart of the platform.

A Trainer's Perspective on Making Corporate Training More Productive. For quite some time now, we have been focusing on how to make corporate training better.

A Trainer's Perspective on Making Corporate Training More Productive

In a recent blog post, we spoke about making compliance training fun. Continuing on the same lines, today we are going to explore how to make compliance, and rather, all internal training more interesting for employees. We would explore the first-hand experience of a customer (Name Confidential) on how she made training more interesting for her organization’s employees. Can compliance training actually be fun? Let’s face it.

Can compliance training actually be fun?

No one EVER looks forward to compliance training sessions. The reason people attend compliance training sessions is same as the reason six-year-olds brush their teeth every morning. When Steve Met Rachel. Webinar Roundup – Easy, Customizable and Fun! eLearning Simplified by Raptivity. Team Raptivity recently conducted a much applauded webinar on making eLearning ‘Easy, Customizable and Fun’.

Webinar Roundup – Easy, Customizable and Fun! eLearning Simplified by Raptivity

The webinar was aimed at all instructional designers, course creators and trainers who are stuck with complex eLearning methodologies. Let me share a glimpse of what happened through the session. Jamaica Glenn, the webinar host, and Raptivity Valued professional, opened the session with a very interesting depiction of how most of the courses are perceived by eLearners. Gamifying The Compliance Story. With all training, it is important to identify the desired outcome.

Gamifying The Compliance Story

With compliance training, the buy-in from senior management, from the trainers, and the employees is key. For some, it may be a "check the box" that it is done. This attitude can come from managers and push downward. But, what if it is true? Perhaps the compliance training is to meet an outmoded regulation. Interactivity and the Flipped Classroom. Flipped Classroom, as defined by Wikipedia, is an instructional strategy and a type of blended learning that reverses the traditional learning environment by delivering instructional content, often online, outside of the classroom.

Interactivity and the Flipped Classroom

It moves activities, including those that may have traditionally been considered homework, into the classroom. In a flipped classroom, students watch online lectures, collaborate in online discussions, or carry out research at home and engage in concepts in the classroom with the guidance of a mentor. Lectures are created by the instructor(s) and posted online. The lectures typically contain course material in the form of text presentations, podcasts or videos. Storytelling—A Powerful Instructional Technique for Attitudinal Trainings. Learning and development managers would vouch for the fact that attitudinal trainings are amongst their key training areas.

Storytelling—A Powerful Instructional Technique for Attitudinal Trainings

Attitudes can either facilitate or hinder constructive thinking and actions. Workplace attitudinal training (such as promoting safe and ethical behavior, resolving conflicts, imparting organization’s culture, or getting a buy-in for the management's change agenda) helps employees develop a right attitude. This, in turn, helps them to improve their performance and progress in their career paths.

Attitudinal trainings also help organizations to create a positive work environment. Storytelling—A Powerful Instructional Technique for Attitudinal Trainings. Rap story. Webinar on Integrating Raptivity with other eLearning Tools. Integration of two or more tools gives us the benefit to reach and explore more options in our eLearning needs.

Webinar on Integrating Raptivity with other eLearning Tools

Raptivity Celebrates 10 Glorious Years of Customer Success! Raptivity, a finely crafted interactivity builder that offers a rich collection of 190+ templates for creating eLearning interactions completes ten years of customer success. In April 2006, Harbinger Knowledge Products launched Raptivity in the eLearning sector with an aim to simplify and engage learners through interactivity for better learning outcomes.

Let us revisit these ten years to know where Raptivity has come today. Learning Solutions 2016 Highlights. The place was abuzz with eLearning industry peers who had come together to share best practices and learn from each other. The conference was packed with over 100 informative sessions, which provided great insights through case studies, best practices sharing and discussions around new developments in the eLearning domain. Key highlights: E-Learning Analytics: The ROI for Online Courses. Attention, instructional designers, content developers, and training managers!

Do you ever wish you could have a periscope view of what the learner was paying attention to? You know if they passed or failed the exam, sometimes you know the exact score. But it's not enough feedback! You spent hours building the interactivities--did any learners try to skip over it? 10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning. One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives.

They take quite a few efforts towards achieving this goal. However, do those efforts convert into a comprehensive success? Well, not always. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective. Based on my experience, I have observed some common issues faced by online learners globally that disrupt their learning process. 1 Absence of meaningful interactivity that disengages the learners’ participation. The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond. There is a forever need for corporate and educational online training to be effective and engaging, and the onus of the same generally lies with Instructional Designers. As an Instructional Designer, you may be asked to create a new educational course from scratch based on the curriculum or create an eLearning course based on PowerPoint being used for Instructor Led Trainings.

However instructional designers need not limit themselves to just dumping the PowerPoint content into an eLearning or online format as part of their course creation. A deeper part of their job would ideally entail applying systematic instructional techniques while converting the PowerPoint to an eLearning course. It ensures that the course achieves its objectives of successful transfer of knowledge, skills and attitude. Education Industry Experts Build Interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience. E-learning software Free Trial - Try Raptivity for Free. Webinar - Innovative Applications of Raptivity in Education. Raptivity Establishes Its Prominence Once Again with An "Award of Excellence" Microlearning - A Practitioner’s Guide: An Overview. Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning.

I am sure you already know about ‘analytics’. Engagement Analytics – The New Frontier in Interactive Learning. Raptivity Essential - eLearning Interaction Templates for Beginners. Raptivity - Rapid Interactivity Building Tool: Vision 2016: An Interview Series with the Interactive Learning Thought Leaders. Raptivity - Rapid Interactivity Building Tool: Spice Up a Serious Blog by Making It Interactive.

Raptivity - Rapid Interactivity Building Tool: DevLearn Reflections. Top 10 Challenges in Storyboarding Infographic. Raptivity - Rapid Interactivity Building Tool: Dealing with the Top 10 Challenges in Storyboarding — Infographic.