Introducing Note-Taking feature in Elearning: Print or Email Learner’s Notes in Articulate Storyline 2

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What do students or learners do when they want to remember something during a lecture or a classroom session? — They simply take notes. Every learner gains knowledge and understanding of same information differently, so they take notes differently. Notes taking is one of the important tools to enhance the learning process. Since most of modern day’s leaning has moved to the internet in the form of eLearning, Mobile Learning, Microlearning, etc., it can be life changing if we could introduce notes taking in eLearning as well. You can now encourage your learners to take notes while going through an eLearning course.

In this blog, we will demonstrate how to add Notes-taking feature for Articulate Storyline courses which can be printed or emailed.

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Swift LMS –The Best Value LMS for Corporates and Training Companies

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As eLearning is moving towards its best forms, using a learning managment system (LMS) is no more an option but a necessity for training needs. Swift HCM is releasing its next version of LMS which is an easily adaptable, vivid and customized product which possesses the guaranteed features that meets all the training, learning and development needs.

Swift LMS has all the essential ingredients for your online training needs. Read more

Articulate Storyline Advanced Interactions: Plugin to Drag and drop With Ease

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In most of the HTML5 eLearning authoring tools like Articulate Rise, Elucidat, Adapt etc., all the eLearning interactions including drag and drop are very elegant with subtle and smooth animations. I always prefer to have such smooth experience in Articulate Storyline’s HTML5 courses as well. Since it’s not a default feature in HTML 5 version of Storyline,  I created a plugin specific for Articulate Storyline drag-and-drop interactions. In this blog, we will see how to use this plugin to enhance the user experience in Articulate Storyline. You can watch the video demo of the plugin and download it as well at the end of this blog. Read more

Rapid eLearning Approach to Convert University Courses into Web-Based eLearning Programs

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An Australian University transforms Optometry Supplementary Material into Interactive Elearning

Highlights

  • Long list of PowerPoint presentations are converted into eLearning modules
  • Consistent instructional design approach is adopted to enhance learning impact and reduce cost
  • Detail-oriented science education is simplified using creative interactions and relevant media elements
  • The eLearning authoring tool chosen for this project – Articulate Storyline 2

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Top 3 Common Mobile Learning Challenges For Corporate Training

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Mobile learning is turning out to be the most preferred cup of tea in the eLearning industry. Mobile learning or mLearning when blended with ingredients like microlearning, social learning and personalized learning can be the most effective corporate training strategy. Proliferation of mobile devices and the fact that it is apt to the current generation has added a fuel to this popular eLearning trend. Despite its heavy acceptance, mobile learning is facing some real time challenges to prove its worth. Read more

Custom eLearning Development: Printable Quiz Data in Storyline 2 with JavaScript

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Among all the eLearning authoring tools, I love the adaptability of Articulate Storyline 2 and its ability to relinquish the default options for a really customized quizzing in order to create a better eLearning experience. Be it custom eLearning or rapid eLearning development, the blend of JavaScript in Storyline creates endless prospects to make best eLearning courses.

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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

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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?

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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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