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Documentation and e-Learning (Part 6): Delivering Courses to ..

Documentation and e-Learning (Part 6): Delivering Courses to Cell Phones By Dave Powell, Documentation Manager, SyberWorks, Inc. Do you want (or need) to deliver courses or documentation directly ..
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Accessibility: Standards Not Enough

We’re all familiar to some extent with accessibility tools. They allow people with disabilities to access the kind of web content (e-book, mobile, or other device) that the rest of us take for ..
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Documentation and e-Learning (Part 5): Augmented Reality: An ..

As I described last time, dynamic web data and web-cam feeds are marvelous ways to hold learners’ interest, by exposing them to live real-world resources. This is especially true in subjects ..
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Two Ways to Configure LMS Campuses

Depending on your company’s organization and training requirements, you may want to configure Learning Management System (LMS) campuses in one of two ways: As multiple entirely separate ..
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Documentation and e-Learning (Part 4): Make Your Courses Real ..

School teachers know that reality is one of the greatest instructors. Chem-class explosions, telescope observations, and biology field trips can generate faster real learning than textbooks. And the ..
(April 08, 2010)
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Tradeoffs When Deploying Online Video

Many technical considerations come into play when deploying online video content. It can be difficult to weed through all the techno-babble around video formats and codecs. Fortunately, the tools in ..
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Documentation and e-Learning (Part 3): Learning Nuggets: An ..

Many e-Learning and documentation developers have already noticed that our audiences don’t have as much patience for extended content as in the past. There are probably a couple reasons: ..
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AICC: Still a Viable Course Standard?

Is the AICC standard still viable in today’s e-Learning world? The answer is a big YES! But to explain why, we need to delve into its technical aspects a bit. A Peek Into the Standard Many in ..
(February 08, 2010)
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28 Web Conference Training Tips

Companies and organizations today use web conferencing in many aspects of their organizations—to conduct meetings, collaborate on projects, demonstrate products and services, and more. Learning .
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Improving On-The-Job Training with LMS and e-Learning Tools

On-the-job training (OJT) is common in both large and small organizations. It is usually done informally, with an experienced colleague or mentor overseeing or teaching the trainee. It may take place .
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Polio and e-Learning Build vs. Buy Decisions

I would bet that if you ask most people today about the threat of Polio, many would tell you that the disease was knocked out decades ago because of a standard vaccination regimen now required for ..
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Hosted (SaaS) Vs. Licensed Cost Analysis of a Learning ..

There are two ways a company may purchase a learning management system/learning content management system (LMS/LCMS). They can license the software and host it on their own servers internally, or ..
(February 03, 2010)
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Courses, Learning Events, Competencies, and Job Roles

At SyberWorks, we are often asked, What is the difference between Courses, Learning Events, Competencies, and Job Roles? It’s a great question! A Course is basically testable and scoreable ..
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Documentation and e-Learning (Part 2): Show, Don’t Tell

For several years now, I’ve been writing poetry. The local poet who taught our class showed us a huge variety of poetic forms: ABeCeDarius, Acrostic, Anaphora, Ars Poetica, Blank Verse, Crown ..
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Four Basic Flash Learning Activities for e-Learning ..

This final article in the series will examine the ‘Fill in the Blank with Math’ learning activity and provide some variations, so that you can see how this activity may be used in ..
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Four Basic Flash Learning Activities For e-Learning ..

In our first article, we looked at developing a ‘circle answer conditional’ learning activity and discussed some variations relating to various types of scenarios. In this example, the ..
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Four Basic Flash Learning Activities For e-Learning ..

Flash is a powerful tool that can be used to develop many different types of learning activities, within the context on an online training course. In this series, we will look at the use and ..
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Designing Interfaces for Exchanging Data with a Learning ..

When a company purchases and implements a learning management system (LMS), they often need an interface to connect it to other systems used by the organization such as SAP, PeopleSoft, and others. ..
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Best Practices for Building Student-Friendly Courses

At SyberWorks, we’ve developed quite a few courses, and seen many more that others have done. And though course development best practices should be common sense, they are often violated. So we .
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10 Tips for Using Flash in e-Learning

In our last article, we looked at using graphics in e-Learning. Now, we’ll examine another important tool for creating successful course interactions – Adobe Flash™. Flash is a ..
(January 27, 2010)
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10 Tips for Using Graphics in e-Learning

I think we would all agree that e-Learning courses benefit from graphics, even if the topic you are presenting is dry. Nobody likes to read large amounts of text on-screen. Using graphics to break up .
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10 Tips for Capturing e-Learning Audio

Using audio in your online course is an extremely important factor in engaging your audience. Studies have shown that courses without audio are less compelling and memorable than courses with audio. ..
(January 26, 2010)
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e-Learning in “the Cloud”

You’ve probably heard a lot about Cloud Computing (also known as Software as a Service or SaaS). This refers to a movement to turn computer terminals and notebooks into client machines that ..
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SCORM and the Learning Management System (LMS)

What actually is SCORM? SCORM, Shareable Content Object Reference Model, is a standard for web-based e-learning that has been developed to define communication between client-side content and a ..
(January 25, 2010)
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Web 3.0, Schmeb 3.0

Sometime…oh, around 2004…you probably started hearing buzz about Web 2.0…The next generation of the Internet. The term was coined by O'Reilly Media. And though everyone you ask ..
(January 25, 2010)
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