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It’s a common story: An organization implements a proprietary learning platform that promises to meet the company’s every need. This pairing seems to be a match made in heaven... until it isn’t. Gone are the days of a “one-size-fits-all” solution. In today’s rapidly changing eLearning ecosystem, companies require a flexible solution that can be customized to meet a plethora of needs—from onboarding to PD to eCommerce and more.Read More
Learners aren’t just taking courses at their desks anymore. They’re on their phones and tablets looking for quick reference info, performance support content, product guides, and more. And they need your content to look great and work perfectly—because they don’t have time to troubleshoot.Read More
As a learning professional, your project budgets may be shrinking. You’re being asked to do more with less. Do you ever wish you had a library of free or low-cost tools at your fingertips? Now you can! There are plenty of free or low-cost tools available if you know where to look.Read More
Adobe Captivate 2017 provides eLearning content creators many interactive tools, but accessibility often takes a back seat to interactivity. In December 2017, a development team was tasked with making a series of interactive presentations accessible to screen readers when they were informed a student with blindness had been enrolled for the upcoming term.Read More
Learn how large enterprises have successfully implemented digital learning and measured results. Find out how Dell Technologies addressed its digital transformation and upskilling needs with EdCast’s learning experience platform (LXP). The presentation will also highlight how EdCast’s AI and machine learning solutions increase learning relevance and overall engagement at Dell.Read More
The idea of creating motion graphics in programs such as Adobe After Effects can be daunting, time consuming, and expensive—but it doesn’t have to be! If you have Articulate Storyline, you have the power to create memorable motion graphic videos that are quick and inexpensive to produce.Read More
Why are most presentations so bad? Truly terrible? They’re too wordy, text-based, and generally dull. They don’t tell stories that engage, excite, or inspire. And they generally do little to actually help people learn. They are linear and non-responsive, with no interaction—pretty much everything you know doesn’t work to convey information effectively. Few people enjoy creating, delivering, or watching PowerPoint presentations, but that can change.Read More
A recent survey by Donald H. Taylor, chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute, revealed that enterprise collaboration is falling out of favor with L&D. Forrester Research has shown that roughly 80 percent of enterprise social platform implementations fail. In recent years, social technology has fractured into social intranets, enterprise social networks, and chat platforms. What are we to make of this? Has social lost its way? Have expectations been overinflated? Should L&D let go … or do more?Read More
Getting bored with standard Adobe Captivate advanced actions and states? Dive deep into a case study of layered advanced actions and states in a real-world Captivate project. The project has overlay navigation screens, branching sections, and multi-screen knowledge checks. You will learn the benefits and challenges of each part, as well as how they might work in your projects.Read More
Learning happens all around us and in all different forms. You want to reach your target audience in as many ways and as simply as possible. You also face budget limitations, internal IT roadblocks, and enterprises architecture or purchasing challenges.Read More
eLearning has traditionally been overly complex. Learning management systems are clunky and hard to use. eLearning content must be created by experts, meaning that the turnaround time for creating content is extensive, with trainers unable to edit and update content with ease. As a result, trainers often resort to “boring” training resources, such as PDFs, Word docs, and videos. The result is a repetitive learning experience and a disengaged learner.Read More
Get moving and mingling with Yukon Learning, host of the DevLearn 2018 Expo Reception! You’ll have a great time navigating the Expo Hall in this fun-filled Yukon Scavenger Hunt. Discover various clues, all building up to a secret and the grand finale for a chance to walk away with the grand prize: a sleek new iPad loaded with some awesome freebies.Read More
Articulate knows that eLearning developers face big challenges. You’re asked to create engaging courses for any device, develop gorgeous eLearning on a budget, and get projects approved on a tight schedule. And you may not have access to the budget, resources, and support you need to do your best work.Read More
Learners don’t always want to sit through a formal training course, and they often simply don’t have the time. Microlearning is a great way to deliver just what people need, when they need it, to maximize effectiveness. But, as a learning professional, how do you create it?Read More
For years, eLearning tools have been based on a PowerPoint-slide paradigm. However, to be truly device independent, courses need to be responsive and use a webpage style. Articulate Rise provides an easy-to-implement solution that encourages microlearning. This session will discuss using Rise to implement a full, 35-module curriculum that is both responsive and delivered in microlearning-sized chunks. Challenges and solutions will be highlighted.Read More
To some, variables may be an unknown function in Articulate Storyline. Many haven’t had the opportunity to use variables, or have been confused by variables and what they are capable of adding to the learning experience. Whatever the reason for pleading ignorance, this session has it covered!Read More
Software and system simulations created in tools such as Captivate are a great way to engage learners and provide visual demonstrations. But when developer access to live systems is limited or system updates are frequent, creating and maintaining such simulations can be time-consuming and difficult. But what if there was a way to simulate simulation?Read More
The whole industry seems excited about xAPI. It’s a spectacular option for gaining deep insights into learner actions—or opening up the learning environment entirely. Exciting stuff indeed. Getting excited is easy; getting started is another story. How do you get started with xAPI? How can you use the rapid authoring tools you’re already familiar with to tap into the reporting potential of xAPI?Read More
Using animation and motion in a Storyline course, when done well, can be a tremendous asset to the visual voice of your course. When not done well, however, it can be quite the distraction. So how can you know what animations and motions will work well in different situations and how to develop them in Storyline?Read More
With so many options at your fingertips, it’s easy to spend hours and hours wading through countless images, backgrounds, interactions, and templates. It can seem overwhelming and bottomless. If you aren’t careful, you can get distracted and lose focus.Read More
Articulate Storyline can be used to create simple and functional interfaces and user applications when you mix in the power of APIs. You can use this tool in unexpected ways to create solutions most wouldn’t expect you could make with a rapid eLearning development tool. It’s easier than you might imagine to learn how Storyline can talk to API-enabled systems.Read More
Learning designers tend to wear many hats: project manager, instructional designer, video creator and editor, game designer, eLearning developer, technology troubleshooter, graphic designer, and marketing guru, just to name a few. To be successful wearing these many hats, you need the right tools! Unfortunately, you may not have the budget for your dream tools. So, what do you do? You need the best free tools available!Read More
As learning organizations are tasked with including Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 accessibility requirements in their eLearning content, many designers and design teams are left asking the same question: How do I take a set of bullet points from a government website and put them into practice? What is tab order? What does good alt text look like, and when should I be using it? Inquiring minds want to know!Read More
Organizations often find difficulty adopting new learning technologies due to lack of funding or a limited ability to customize tools for business needs. But by leveraging open-source software, learning professionals can use the community of developers to affordably grow their departmental abilities.Read More
Fluid boxes in Adobe Captivate 2017 are seemingly magical containers that allow you to create responsive eLearning courses in a snap. Just add the images, videos, animations, buttons, and other objects to the fluid boxes and they will automatically arrange on the screen based on the screen size and orientation.Read More