Jun 29, 2012

Virtual Learning for Dummies

Virtual Learning for Dummies provides a high-level look at the many advantages of utilizing virtual communications to deliver your training programs, including:

·         How virtual learning solves a host of problems, such as getting training content to your audience without time-and-place barriers, ensuring certification levels, and making training more user-friendly

·         How to engage your audience by delivering virtual learning programs that offer more flexibility than physical learning environments ever could

·         The power of virtual learning — read about the many applications for virtual training and the benefits to your employees, customers, and partners.

Articulate Storyline templates

You can find many usefull Articulate Storyline templates .
Articulate Storyline we talked about in this link:

It is from elearning heroes :

Branding eLearning Development with theme-based templates using Adobe Captivate

Join Anita Horsley, the community expert for Adobe Captivate with Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to Brand your eLearning courses with the use of Styles and Theme-based templates in new version of Adobe Captivate. During the session we will not only discuss how to modify the existing branding in the courses but would discuss how to create new themes for the use in other courses.

What Do You Need to Participate?               
Online live seminars are scheduled events simulcast over the web via Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro. You'll need a computer with a browser, Adobe Flash player, and Internet connection. Audio is broadcast through Voice-Over IP via your computer speakers. Access details will be provided once you register.

Handy pack of Captivate buttons

Captivate is a much used tool for the many useful tools it comes with.
However adding personalisation to Captivate buttons is not as easy as another packages are, so we want to help.
You can download our handy pack of Captivate buttons that will allow you to add a touch of green design to your eLearning package by clicking here.
To use the buttons, you just have to copy the png files into the following location in your hard drive:
Adobe Captivate 4\Gallery\Buttons

PowerQuizPoint: PowerPoint Quiz Creator

It is now easy to create Macromedia Flash Quizzes from within PowerPoint. With PowerQuizPoint Quiz Creator you can insert interactive Quiz slides directly into your PowerPoint presentations and Publish them to Macromedia Flash format.
With PowerQuizPoint PowerPoint to Quiz Publisher, corporate trainers and teaching professionals or anyone who wants to easily create Quizzes can now create rich-media interactive Quiz in Flash format for online training.

PowerQuizPoint Quiz Maker is a revolutionary PowerPoint quiz maker which is based on the world leading PowerPoint to Flash engine PowerFlashPoint.
PowerQuizPoint Quiz Creator is a convergence of power of features in PowerPoint and Macromedia Flash. Flash Quizzes created with PowerQuizPoint Quiz Maker is web ready and can be uploaded to our online PowerPoint and e-Learning sharing portal SlideServe.com. Get free trial version and discover just how easy it is to use!

Let’s Explore the Advanced Quizzing Options with Adobe Captivate

Creating quizzes with Adobe Captivate is a simple task, but there are a lot of advanced options available to take your quizzes to the next level. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to explore these advanced quizzing options available with Adobe Captivate.

What Do You Need to Participate?               
Online live seminars are scheduled events simulcast over the web via Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro. You'll need a computer with a browser, Adobe Flash player, and Internet connection. Audio is broadcast through Voice-Over IP via your computer speakers. Access details will be provided once you register

Thursday, July 26, 2012
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM US/Pacific

65 Tips on Managing Projects and SMEs for eLearning Free ebook

All the ideas in the world don’t matter if you can’t complete you eLearning project. If you don’t identify the core issues, find the right subject matter expert (SME), agree upon goals, build a good team, and keep the lines of communication open, your project faces an uphill climb.
We asked some of the most noted experts in the eLearning field to give us their best tips for managing both projects and SMEs. What follows are 65 hints from 11 contributors, focusing on topics such as defining the parameters of the project, the importance of sign-offs and written approvals, what to do when you’re out of resources, and what factors drive quality.
This complimentary eBook draws on the experience of top professionals who are leading sessions in The eLearning Guild’s July 2012 Online Forum, “Managing Projects and SMEs for eLearning: Proven and Practical Solutions.” Let their expertise guide you in areas including:
Dealing with Stakeholders and Planning Your Project
Choosing and Managing Your Team
Effective Communication
Challenges and Constraints
Quality Control

Introduction to Instructional Systems Design Free Course

Instructional Systems Design is the process of designing and developing instructional courses or materials that bring greater efficiency and effectiveness to acquiring knowledge or skills for learners. This free online course in Instructional Systems Design reviews important aspects such as learning theories and learning objectives and how they influence the design process. It also reviews the role of memory, needs analysis, and design models such as ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation). Robert Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction are also discussed with examples of their application and use. Finally, learning technologies and how they are used to deliver training are reviewed, as well as techniques for measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of the instructional materials. This course will be of great interest to all human resources, teaching and training professionals who are involved in training, instructional design and e-learning, and who would like to learn more about important aspects of instructional systems design and their use and application in designing and developing highly-effective instructional materials or courses.
Introduction to Instructional Systems Design is originally from and published by Marina Arshavskiy and has a duration of 3-4 Hours for the average learner.

It is from alison :

ZenlerStudio: PPT to Flash Converter for Creating eLearning Courses

With Zenler Studio now you can create interactive SCORM/AICC compliant Flash Based e-Learning courses from right within PowerPoint. Courses created are ready to be published to any Learning Management System (LMS) including Zenler Online LMS. You can also design or edit your Zenler courses even when you are offline and not connected to the internet.
Leverage PowerPoint - the most popular and powerful editing environment available. No more expensive Flash eLearning content creation. So Easy You'll Be Shocked! Zenler Studio brings unprecedented power to trainers to create engaging eLearning experiences.
Zenler Studio comes with a Course Designer that sits right within PowerPoint and lets anyone create courses with great ease. Select readily available stunning course styles to base your courses on or design your own. Engage your trainees like never before.

A revolutionary approach to creating Flash Quizzes. Apply Quizzes directly into PowerPoint and publish the Quiz to Flash. Select from a range of amazing Quiz styles. Quizzes can then be published to web ready Flash. With just a few clicks you can add your questions, select questions to your question bank, add them to your course. Track the results online on any SCORM compliant LMS

Easy to use Screen Recording allows you to capture your screen video and create quick demos and insert them directly into PowerPoint. The videos will be streamed using Flash once you publish the course including Videos. You can also insert videos or YouTube videos directly into your eLearning Courses..


Virtual Training: Building a Global Training Strategy

As enterprise organizations expand to support a globally dispersed employee base, developing effective learning environments that can be delivered anywhere and anytime becomes a significant challenge. Implementing learning management systems and basic online learning tools has fallen short in providing an engaging learning experience that ensures the effectiveness of enterprise training programs.
Join us for a TrainingIndustry.com webinar, and we will show you how to create virtual learning environments that can be customized to deliver an interactive and engaging learning experience. This webinar will also address how to move training beyond learning management systems to reach learners at their point of need, using blended methods that increase engagement and retention.
At this interactive webinar, you will learn how to:
 Enhance and extend your LMS

 Increase the reach and effectiveness of your training programs

 Create a social learning model for the "Facebook generation"

 Create virtual training centers
Register today for this free, one-hour webinar, brought to
you by ON24.
Can't attend the live webinar? Register anyway to be notified
when the event recording and materials are available for

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET
Duration: 45 minutes plus live Q&A

Speakers :
 Tom Masotto
Vice President, Product Management
ON24, Inc.


PowerFlashPoint : PowerPoint to Flash Converter

PowerFlashPoint is a PowerPoint® plug-in that automatically converts your PowerPoint XP/2002, 2003, 2007 & 2010 presentations into a highly compressed Internet-ready presentation in the Macromedia Flash™ format.
With PowerFlashPoint PowerPoint to Flash Publisher, you can easily create rich-media Flash presentations and interactive online training. Upload PowerPoint presentations using PowerFlashPoint FREE to share online securely on SlideServe . Get free trial version and discover just how easy it is to use!
You can see many samples on the site: