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5 Productive Content Centered Templates to Simplify Your Work Day

5 Productive Content Centered Templates to Simplify Your Work Day_Text_and_graphic_template

We release the next set of Articulate Storyline ready-to-use templates to help budding developers and instructional designer.

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Text and graphic template- 01

This attractive template with unique presentation of content make learning process easy and effective.

Though the template has simplistic design, yet very attractive and has an eye-catching presentation. The screen is divided into collage of images on right side of the screen and descriptive text on left side of the screen. Each image is marked with numerical label and its relevant text is placed next to it with numerical label in sequential order.

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Articulate Storyline Interactive Quiz Templates

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Collection of eLearning templates to help budding developers and instructional designer.

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Quiz-003 Multiple Text Entry

This Articulate Storyline quiz template has used a Text entry question type template. The template has an absolutely simplistic design yet the template is quite eye-catching. The interface appears to have a table with four columns. The first of the columns have the words keyed in, but the rest three columns are empty which the learners have to fill appropriately.

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How to turn the staff training to contribute in the goals of an organization?

converting business goals into learning objectives

Every business will have their own goals to achieve and they make every possible effort to accomplish these goals effectively and efficiently. A very common goal that we find in most of the product/ service based companies is, providing an effective on-job training to up skill the staff. The best approach to meet the training goal is to establish direct connection between business goals and training.

In this blog we will discuss how we can connect business goals with training outcomes i.e. learning objectives?

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The Most Desired Qualities of an Instructional Designer

Qualities of an Instructional Designer

Instructional Designers are indispensable in an eLearning courseware development process. 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. Read more

Converting Technical Manuals into Immersive eLearning Courses for Fortune 500 Company

Self-Paced eLearning for Fortune500 CompanyAn American multinational technology company converts its ‘Course Guides’ (Technical Manuals) into engaging eLearning programs.

Highlights

  • More than 100 hours of classroom material converted into eLearning
  • As the learning material was ‘supporting reference manuals’ – client didn’t want to invest more time and cost
  • Plain learning content to be transformed into engaging and visually-rich eLearning experience for Technical Support Engineers

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Caught into a Debate on Articulate Rise – Features and Shortcomings

Debate on Articulate Rise_Elearning authoring toolIt 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.

Broadly, we discussed on various features and shortcomings of Articulate Rise. Read more

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

NASA-Supported 5E Instructional Model for eLearning

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. Read more

Instructional Designer’s View on Articulate 360 Rise

Instructional Designer's take on Articulate Rise

Over the last decade, a significant number and variety of eLearning course development tools have emerged. The prominent eLearning authoring tools we use today are Articulate Storyline, Lectora, Captivate, Elucidat, etc. for custom eLearning as well as multi-device eLearning. Every tool has its utility based on what eLearning requirement it suits for. Time and Instructional Strategy are two major factors considered while selecting an eLearning course development tool. Instructional designers have key role in selecting the right authoring tool. They will act as a guiding needle between the learning requirements and the selection of course development tool.

In this blog, we will discuss an Instructional Designer’s take on Articulate Rise. I will list Articulate Rise features and discuss their relevance with Instructional Design Process, instructional strategies or Learning impact. This will help an instructional designer to understand and opt Articulate Rise for varied learning needs. Read more