Caught into a Debate on Articulate Rise – Features and Shortcomings

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It won’t take long for a discussion to turn into a debate, particularly when a group of eLearning professionals gather under one roof. Fortunately, I was one of ‘em, we had a great time discussing each other’s observations on Rise – a new responsive eLearning authoring tool from Articulate for rapid eLearning development. Luckily, I had a few microlearning sample / example courses created using Articulate Rise. In this blog, I will share the insights I gathered from our debate along with my examples on Articulate Rise.

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Best Practices for Cost Effective Translation and Localization of eLearning Courses

Translation-and-Localization

Learning becomes more meaningful when it is culturally relevant and engaging. And corporate eLearning or online training is more effective when delivered in the learner’s native language. Translation and localization of the eLearning content for globally dispersed learners brings consistency in training. It helps the workforce to understand the company’s policies and procedures effectively while delivering the consistent message across the organization.

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5E Instructional Model for eLearning – A Model Preferred by NASA

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Custom eLearning development is one of the challenging as well as an interesting area for an instructional designer. Its major challenge lies in finding efficient and effective learning solutions that meet unique learning needs.

In this blog, I will describe 5 E’s instructional model and propose important suggestions to implement it in eLearning.

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Is Video-Based content the Future of Elearning?

Video-Based-Learning

Video-Based eLearning, the widely accepted eLearning trend, is gaining momentum like never before. Now what makes it trendy is, its shorter, crispier and engaging nature – changing the way how people learn. Video-Based eLearning, if designed correctly, based on instructional design principles, could be the most engaging way to hold learner’s attention. Gamification, Scenario-based eLearning along with Video-Based Learning could be the right approach to bid adieu to so called “Click Next” – traditional eLearning.

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Dynamic Graphic User Interface (GUI) to Enhance eLearning Experience in Articulate Storyline 2

Dynamic Graphic User Interface (GUI) to Enhance eLearning Experience in Articulate Storyline 2

Theme-based Graphic User Interface with Articulate Storyline 2 can really make an Impact!

As eLearning designers and developers, we need to provide a smooth interactive experience to our audiences. A user-friendly interface is a crucial part in designing intuitive learning experience. User interface can have an impact on learner’s cognizance of whole learning event. So, the graphical user interface (GUI) of an eLearning course should be neat and clean. It shouldn’t be an obstacle or something that learner needs to decipher.

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