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Steps to Convert PowerPoint (PPTs) into Interactive eLearning Course. Corporate training has evolved over the years and eLearning has catered its part by helping it immensely.

Steps to Convert PowerPoint (PPTs) into Interactive eLearning Course

Many organizations are taking a step forward to implement digital learning as their training strategy as opposed to instructor-led training. Having said that, the Learning and Development Managers have to adapt rapid eLearning for immediate training needs. And converting the existing training materials such as PowerPoint presentations into an eLearning course can be the smart move instead of developing the content from scratch.

With arrival of HTML5 authoring tools, eLearning conversion for multi-device learning has become relatively easy. Nonetheless, we have to use sound instructional design strategies to redesign the existing training material to make eLearning courses more dynamic, engaging, and interactive. #Step 1: Sequence and Structure the Content Analyse the content and define learning objectives. #Step 2: Clear the Gaps in the Content No one size fits all. How to play background music continuously throughout the course in Articulate Storyline 2. Articulate Storyline 2 provides the flexibility to customize interactivity to the max with minimal efforts.

How to play background music continuously throughout the course in Articulate Storyline 2.

This web based authoring tool gives feasibility to add JavaScript which can be of great help to take your eLearning courses to the next level. It’s fairly easy to extend and enhance the functionality of the built-in features in Storyline that come by default. We came across a challenge in one of our courses developed for a Registered Training Organization (RTO). The course content was presently in simple form without voice-over. The audience were between the age group of 20-30 years and keep the content attractive client want to add a background music. If we embed the music in individual screens then upon every next click, the music starts from beginning. We have overcome this limitation and customized it with the help of JavaScript. Here are the steps to be followed: 1. <title>Music</title> How to play background music continuously throughout the course in Articulate Storyline 2. Articulate Storyline: Custom Audio Controller Using Toggle Button.

How to use Fluid Boxes for Web Responsive Design in Captivate 2017. Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training. Human resources are the drivers of organization’s business endeavors.

Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training

They cause business to win new opportunities and help grow further. Eventually, they also impact negatively on business results. Smart businesses recognize this critical constituent and act to turn it in their favor. So, the important question is ‘What is that they do to achieve it?’ The answer is: ‘Workforce training is the only idea which helps them’. Top 4 New Features of Articulate 360 for Easy e-Learning Development. Articulate has always managed to create easy-to-use eLearning authoring tools.

Top 4 New Features of Articulate 360 for Easy e-Learning Development

Since the release of Articulate 360, Articulate has been ensuring to make it an all-inclusive eLearning authoring package. Recently, it has introduced a couple of new features making it even easier for eLearning course development. As part of our ongoing series of blogs on Articulate 360, we’ll now take a sneak peek into its new features which will help you get most out of it. Before we move on, let’s revisit the tools and resources of Articulate 360 package (for those who are not aware). SwiftHCM LMS: Learning Analytics and Reporting Made Easy for Training Managers. Learning analytics are one of the current hot trends in eLearning and Training industry.

SwiftHCM LMS: Learning Analytics and Reporting Made Easy for Training Managers

And the most significant feature in any Learning Management System (LMS) is its learning analytics and reporting capabilities. This LMS functionality (analytics and reports) offers deep insights into learners’ performance and helps organizations to track and evaluate their corporate training effectiveness. 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid While Selecting a Learning Management System. Learning management system software is surely one of the important and expensive tools in the entire online training.

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid While Selecting a Learning Management System

Choosing the right Learning Management System (LMS) can be a crucial aspect to efficiently manage your corporate training. But With over 700+ LMS vendors available in the market promoting their product, your chances of ending up choosing an inappropriate product becomes certain. You might end up committing these common mistakes in the process of selecting an LMS. Source: training,Learning Management System,Learning Management System Software,LMS vendor,Online training Learning management system software is surely one of the important and expensive tools in the entire online training. Swift.elearning@gmail.comAdministratoreTraining Pedia. All You Need to Know About SCORM and LMS. Outsourcing eLearning: 5 Questions You Should Ask While Selecting an Elearning Vendor. Instructional Designer Qualities Required in eLearning.

Instructional Designers are indispensable in an eLearning courseware development process.

Instructional Designer Qualities Required in eLearning

They are involved since the identification of the learning need to the learning solution implementation phase. They understand the problem, develop corresponding solution and devise a plan for its effective implementation. Let’s discuss what qualities an Instructional Designer should possess to deliver these responsibilities. An instructional designer should be a… Essential features of an effective elearning program. It is a challenge for training managers to ensure quality of eLearning programs that are developed by internal teams or external eLearning vendors.

Essential features of an effective elearning program

In this blog, we will equip training / Learning and Development managers with a benchmark checklist that helps them test effectiveness of an eLearning program. Here is a checklist… Logical organization of the content (concept) flow Randomly compare two consecutive concepts and check whether the first concept is serving as an advance-organizer to the second concept. Similarly, continue this process till the end of the course. Content relevancy to the immediate need To check the relevancy of the concept with the immediate need that it fulfils; put a check on following two areas: Adobe Captivate 2017 Enhancements: Captivate 2017 Vs. Captivate 9 Review. Adobe’s new update for its most popular eLearning authoring tool, Captivate 2017 is released now!

Adobe Captivate 2017 Enhancements: Captivate 2017 Vs. Captivate 9 Review

It is loaded with tons of new exciting features and enhancements! Be it custom eLearning content development, rapid elearning, mobile learning, simulation-based eLearning or microlearning, Adobe Captivate has been the choice of eLearning developers and eLearning providers. This update brings the best of the features which help you reimagine the way you develop HTML5-based interactive eLearning.

This means more flexibility in creating fully responsive multi-device eLearning and mLearning content. In our last blog, we have covered the new features of Adobe Captivate 2017. Outsourcing eLearning: Selecting an Elearning Vendor - 5 Questions to Ask. For training managers, outsourcing eLearning could be a viable option as managing eLearning in-house is expensive and a clumsy job.

Outsourcing eLearning: Selecting an Elearning Vendor - 5 Questions to Ask

Outsourcing eLearning can provide you a quick, cost-effective and customized solution as eLearning companies have the right expertise to resolve your online training needs. Selecting a Right ELearning Vendor is Akin to Ordering Your Favorite Food! If effective online training is organization’s favorite dish then to prepare it deliciously requires all the essential ingredients. Similarly, in custom eLearning content development, the ingredients required are Instructional Designers, Content Writers, Graphic Designers, Quality Analyst and Program Developers. Having said that, a master chef is required to use these ingredients in an efficient way to create a perfect dish. Adobe Captivate 2017, New HTML5 responsive Smart elearning Tool, mLearning.

Adobe Captivate 2017 is released and I am excited to see what this new version has to offer to the eLearning world. With this new version, Adobe has opened the doors for smart and advanced eLearning authoring focusing on mobile learning courses & responsive eLearning design. This eLearning authoring tool lets eLearning Developer create responsive HTML5-based eLearning content without any programming knowledge. Adobe Captivate 2017, the updated version of Adobe Captivate 9.0.1, can be a game changer as it comes with capabilities to:

Instructional Designer Qualities Required in eLearning.