The promises of rapid eLearning are certainly compelling: reduced costs, less development time, great control over updates and maintenance. All these benefits are definitely tempting. But, like any solution, rapid eLearning development has its own place. How do you know which projects are well-suited for rapid eLearning? How do you determine whether your content is right for a rapid eLearning treatment? Let’s try to reach a consensus by answering a few questions.
Learner engagement in online courses is always a challenge for training managers. Though online courses are the combination of text, images, and static graphics, learners may often lose their focus for a number of reasons. However, you can get the attention of learners using animations, instead of boring static graphics.
Smartphones and tablets have established their stronghold in the everyday life of almost everyone. They are making an unparalleled impact on our lives. Naturally, they have also impacted the way we learn.
A built-in quiz engine is one of the basic features of any learning management system (LMS). You should consider the quiz/assessment development feature as an important criterion, while selecting a new LMS. Each organization may have unique assessment requirements, even though their overall objective is to assess learners. Pre-assessments can be used to check employee skillsets before the actual training, so that, based on the score, appropriate training can be assigned. Post-assessments are used to assess learners’ skills and training effectiveness.
Learning at the speed of business is essential if employees have to stay up-to-date with market trends and help build a profitable business. This makes a training manager’s role critical to an organization. As training managers, you are constantly on your toes, trying to look at quick and innovative methods of training. You are often in situations where you need to deliver a training that might be required in future, today. In short, if your organization’s business needs to move fast, you need to move faster.
In our previous blog, we had discussed how mobile learning helps organizations improve their training reach. Employees take to mobile learning quickly because of the convenience and ease of access it offers. Let us look at some of the advantages mobile learning offers, which are urging organizations to make it part of their online training.
With the explosion of mobile devices in the early 2000s, designers faced a major challenge of creating websites for an array of different screen sizes. Designers were forced to create versions of the site that were copies of the original site, but designed specifically for users browsing on different mobile devices. Creating multiple sites manually was both time consuming and costly for meeting the growing demands for mobile-ready content. As the number of devices kept on increasing, it became apparent that this device-specific approach simply couldn’t accommodate every new device.
Learning experts say, the user interface of an online course is the gateway through which learning content is accessed. Till a decade ago, user interface creation was based on the designer’s intuition and commonsense, rather than on how people learn online. There were no clear guidelines on what to place onscreen and where.
Internet users now-a-days have access to various devices with different screen sizes such as smartphones and tablets. These devices provide access to vast amounts of information and have become a necessity now.
Are you looking for a single tool to develop mobile learning, software simulations, product demos, assessments, and more? Adobe Captivate is an amazing tool you can use for rapid eLearning development. The latest, 2017 release of this tool delivers an interactive learning experience. Corporate training professionals who want to rollout online courses quickly, and those who want to create software simulations and product demos, can benefit by using Captivate.