Branching Simulations Best Practices- Your Thoughts

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Creating branching simulations in eLearning is often an exercises in patience and organizational skills. There are several development tools out there that say they specialize in branching simulations. What is more important in creating branching simulations in eLearning? Leave your comments here or, if you would like to post an article on branching simulations, email me @ mobilelearn@gmail.com. Branching Simulations Open Comments

More thoughts on Branching Simulations

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In a previous post, I challenged my readers on what they felt was more important with branching simulations, the tool or the process. I recently re-discovered a post by the eLearning-Guru that challenges the effectiveness of branching simulations in general. In this interview branching simulations come up in the topic: Clark Aldrich : Any time you don't have the right simulation genre that is a failure.

mLearning-World.com: The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, November 29, 2006 The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not From The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not. Follow up to read the paper on simulation constructs. The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are g.

mLearning-World.com: E-Learning Queen: The Thinking Persons Sims for Business and Education

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 06, 2006 E-Learning Queen: The Thinking Persons Sims for Business and Education Reference on simulation tools & strategy for later reading.

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

Excellent for screen recording and simulations. The software has a powerful show me/try me/test me simulation eLearning capabilities. Features built-in dialogue simulator with branching conversation scenario. Excellent for screen capture and simulations.

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How to Build Online Training Solutions for the Modern Salesforce

Kitaboo

Strategies such as blended solutions, simulations, gamification and microlearning help to make online sales training real-time, immersive and engaging, while also providing instant on-the-job performance support to take a sales action to a successful conclusion.

Creating Interactive Training Modules: A Step-By-Step Guide

Kitaboo

Gain Real-life Perspectives: One of the greatest benefits of interactive training modules is that course developers can replicate and enhance real-life scenarios by using simulations, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

A good interactive learning software allows you to create scenarios-based training , stories, and simulations customized to your exact business and employee requirements that reflect various situations employees face on a day-to-day basis. Simulating Different Situations. Interactive eLearning software allows you to simulate various corporate situations right from complex boardroom negotiations to much-needed workplace health and safety issues.

Top 5 Training Delivery Techniques for Modern-Day Learners

Kitaboo

Simulation and Game Based Learning. In order to prepare the employees for any situation that comes up at the workplace, simulation exercises are a great approach to achieve this aim. In simulation training , employees are encouraged to experiment and take risks by trying out alternative courses of action. Advantages of simulation/game-based training: Provides hands-on learning experience to the learners. Let’s discuss top training delivery techniques/methods.

How to Choose The Best Online Employee Training Platform

Kitaboo

A quick 5-minute task simulation to assist them with their specific work requirement or a few minute podcast highlighting a popular topic is an excellent example of microlearning content that your employees can benefit from.

6 Must-have Features for Interactive Online Platforms

Kitaboo

This simply means that even while you browse through a variety of animations, presentations, guidebooks, job-aids, and simulations, an instructor always remains present to interact, clarify, explain, and therefore lend your session a dignified ‘human’ touch. .

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

A good interactive learning software allows you to create scenarios, stories, and simulations customized to your exact business and employee requirements that reflect various situations employees face on a day-to-day basis. Simulating Different Situations. Interactive eLearning software allows you to simulate various corporate situations right from complex boardroom negotiations to much-needed workplace health and safety issues.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Re-Thinking Traditional Software Simulations. Speaking of embracing simplicity in our learning design, perhaps it’s also time for us to re-think traditional software simulations, especially as we start thinking multi-screen design. What if we took a traditional software simulation, shorten it and made it fun and gave it just the right amount of engagement via simple interactivity?

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?

Kitaboo

First add the static images and text, and then proceed to placeholders for animations, interactions, simulations, and audio/videos. You can also use ePUB3 to create simulations and interactive elements to the eBook. Every time someone downloads an eBook and shares it with others, the copyright owner of the book loses revenue because instead of buying the physical book, people are actually sharing it for free.

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Top 5 Effective Ways to Deliver Corporate Training Videos

Kitaboo

Supports simulations, gamification, and scenario-based learning. Teaching methods have evolved. The Digital revolution has laid new paths for training and thus, enterprises are coming up with effective ways to deliver corporate training.

Best Compliance Training Ideas for BFSI Employees

Kitaboo

Scenarios and examples here can be presented either as simulations where story-based learning helps them to visualize and relate the content to real-life situations, or decision-based activities where employees can explore situations in a completely risk-free environment to understand the consequences of their actions or behavior. Driven by rapidly evolving technology and global convergence, the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector is going through a dramatic shift.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Ask if you want to push and track content – that means the use of some form of media; these could be simple presentations, animations to more sophisticated simulation/games designed to push content. Off hand, I can point to three distinct advantages: Provides the ability to simulate and refine some part of the user experience before any serious development effort has been expended.

4 Ways Technology Improves Teaching for the Next Generation

Kitaboo on EdTech

Digital Models and Simulations. However, adding digital simulations to the traditional pen and paper learning can help students not only understand specific topics better but also retain this knowledge for longer. The effects of technology have been felt across the board. In education , students have benefited from using computers, smart devices, and tablets.

Check Out Adobe Captivate eLearning Content on the Motorola Xoom Tablet via the Flash Player 10.2 [VIDEO]

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During my session I showed how I was able to go through a Captivate Show-me, Try-me and Test-me Simulation on my Motorola Xoom, through the Browser and via the Flash Player 10.2, If you have a Motorola Xoom and want to experience this yourself, here’s the LINK to the Captivate simulation. This week I am traveling in Orlando, FL. attending our fourth Adobe Learning Summit, and staying the rest of the week for the Learning Solutions 2011 conference.

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5 Employee Training Management Software that You Must Consider

Kitaboo

With iSpring Suite, you can quickly develop courses, quizzes, interactions, dialogue simulations and build learning path structure. Training your employees is not just about ticking something off your to-do list. It’s about inspiring your employees to contribute to the organizational goals. It’s about making them feel valued. It’s about creating an environment for them to thrive. We truly understand that employee training can, sometimes, be a tedious task.

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

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Storyline approaches making software simulations in a whole new ways as compared to Adobe Captivate. Storyline also comes with a feature called Action Fine-tuning, which allows you to go back and make fine adjustment to your software simulations. First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. Undertaking a monumental job such as writing an application like Storyline from the ground up is no easy feat.

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Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

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Using the Insert SWF button , you can supplement your Presenter projects with software demonstrations and interactive simulations created with Adobe Captivate 5 and 5.5. Today I’m happy to report that our much anticipated update of Adobe Presenter with full support for ActionScript 3.0 (AS3) AS3) is here, and this is a free update to anyone who owns Adobe Presenter 7, or any version of our Adobe eLearning Suite.

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10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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You now have options for starting a blank project, a project based on your own project template or from a PowerPoint file, from a software simulation, a video demo and of course now for designing a Responsive project. The more I test #AdobeCaptivate 8 for my Review, the more I realize this is the version for #mLearning I’ve been waiting for! eLearning. — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) January 9, 2015.

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A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

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Learning Through Situated Simulations: Exploring Mobile Augmented Reality. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context.

Training Evaluation – 5 Best Ways to Evaluate Training Effectiveness and Impact

Kitaboo

Also Read: How Can Enterprises Implement Simulation Training for Employees. Training evaluation refers to an attempt to obtain relevant information on the effects of a training program. It is considered an essential aspect of a training event to be able to reflect, analyze, and improve its effectiveness and efficiency. The primary objective of evaluating any training program is to develop an understanding of whether it has achieved its stated objectives.

Training Remote Employees ? Best Practices in Training Work from Home Employees

Kitaboo

Encouraging them to apply their knowledge and skills acquired through the program through scenario-based learning, role-playing, online training simulations, and case studies will help them build practical knowledge and be all ready for the real world. Organizations have been disrupted by the uncertainties brought about by COVID-19, forcing employees to work from home.

7 Solutions to Enhance Engagement in Your Compliance Training

Kitaboo

Then again, you can also fine-tune other elements, for instance, break down lengthy content into a bullet list, or even add games and training simulations. Compliance, in a general sense of the word, means conforming to certain laws, polices, standards or specifications.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

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Finally, I had a chance to see one of NexLearn’s simulations – normally a Flash-based deliverable – running on an Apple iPad tablet using a new new delivery format they are working on. We are already in discussions about how to package, deliver and manage these simulations for disconnected on-device playback and hope to have a way to support them in the coming weeks.

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Rapid Prototyping For Mobile Learning Applications – II

Upside Learning

The term ‘fidelity’ is also commonly used in simulations and means essentially the same thing. Earlier creating high-fidelity simulations involved programming, today there are tools that allow users to drag and drop widgets, controls and rendering schemes into a functional prototype. These can simulate the functions of the final product, right down to the feature and database interaction.

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

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Online training solutions are created using various media formats such as audio, video, animations, simulations, 3D models, graphics etc. Online training solutions , unlike their traditional brick-and-mortar counterparts, are more engaging and immersive. With online resources, learners are not restricted to the passive transfer of knowledge from the instructor to the students.

Corporate Training & Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

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Simulations and role play are prime examples of experiential learning, where employees have to work upon hypothetical yet real-world scenarios and come up with a logical solution to mitigate problems. Enterprises are leaving no stone unturned in order to create an efficient workforce. Today’s workforce is competitive. They are goal-oriented and self-motivated. But channeling their energy towards productivity requires some effort from your side as well.

eBook Features: 7 Must-Have eBook Features for Every Publisher

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eBook features like gamification and simulation are used to liven up the content. A recent study reports that the eBook market amounts to $15,740 million and is expected to show an annual growth rate of 4.2% (CAGR 2020-2024), resulting in a market volume of $18,533 million by 2024. This exponential growth is a result of all the various interactive eBook features that are on offer and the engagement they create. Traditional print media can never compete with these eBook features.

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8 Ways to Enhance Sales Enablement Strategy with a Mobile-First Approach

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Enterprises can create micro-learning modules , video-based training and/or simulation-based training materials. Being a sales executive is not an easy job. Sales reps are expected to always be on the move, find potential prospects, keep interacting with them and build a rapport, and add to that the tremendous pressure of chasing leads and converting them to clients. After all, an organization’s growth depends upon their sales. Well, that’s a lot of pressure to handle.

10 Ways to Transform Sales Training with a Mobile Platform

Kitaboo

Including branching scenarios and simulations in your sales training program will improve your employees’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Sales is an important function in every organization. It is these guys who reach out to prospective customers and help you get your clients.

Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate 6 for iPad Publishing [FAQ]

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Take a traditional software ‘try-it simulation’ in Captivate 6 that is scored, convert it to HTML5 and then use your finger to try and find the right tap-target and you will see what I mean. It’s very likely that you will fail the assessment and not because you don’t know where to tap, but rather because these simulations are created for the very small and narrow mouse arrow and not for the finger tap, which typically requires about a 30-pixel tap-target.

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Mobile Web Grows – But User’s Can Find it Tough

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simulator (will show you what it looks like in the iPhone frame, doesn’t mimic the touch, gestures, etc.) According to this report from MediaPost (a web site devoted to advertising and mobility) mobile web usage continues to grow, which we knew. However, the report also goes on to talk about the frustrations many users experience with the mobile web. You can see the actual stats cited from Nielsen here.

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10 Features that Make KITABOO Insight the Best Learning Platform for Remote Employees

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The tool allows you to add audio, video, animations, simulations, gamification, quizzes etc. This blog talks about features remote employees must have while learning remotely. It took a microscopic organism to bring the fast-paced, number-driven and goal-oriented world to a standstill. The economy of several countries is going to take a major hit post this pandemic.

What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

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Provide tools and not just content: Mobiles’ ability to compute and display, combined with their personal and intimate nature, presents with lots of possibilities – geo location-based tools, networking tools, access to search and information databases, games, and simulations. I recently came across a report on the Deloitte website , which estimates that global Smartphone market sales will touch 375 million by the end of 2011.

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Flash Lite on More Mobile Devices Means More Mobile Devices with Rich E-Learning Content

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Think simulations, games and other traditional Flash e-Learning on your mobile device. Microsoft is now licensing Flash Lite for Windows Mobile. This is a good thing if you’re hoping to develop or port e-Learning content to Windows Mobile Devices. Flash Lite is a subset of the desktop Flash environment and the version that will be on Windows Mobile will allow developers to utilize components like Flash Video and a significant portion of the ActionScript 3 programming language.

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Back Again + Captivate 8 Review (Summary: WOW!)

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The new Cp8 has great features, a simplified user interface for instructional designers, lots of flexibility to build content along with simulations, learning interactions, quizzes and even some simple game-enabled learning elements all through one industry standard and market recognized offering. First off, my apologies to all subscribers for being absent for so long in posting anything new to this blog.

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10 Must-Have Features of an Online Education Platform

Kitaboo on EdTech

Online interactivities include quizzes, audio files, videos, simulations, gamification etc. An online education platform is meant for delivery of educational content to students. The platform, unlike a textbook is an interactive medium where students can engage with the content. And therefore, these platforms are in high demand in schools and universities across the globe. Because every institute wants their students to understand the concepts and its implications in the real world.

Barcodes Offer Interesting Opportunities for Mobile Learning

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You could place barcodes on items in the physical world, which would guide learners through an immersive simulation or guided tour. Google is now offering a barcode reader on the Android Mobile Platform, which in itself is not a big triumph for mobile learning, but it’s just the latest company to offer the capability as part of it’s mobile platform.

Top 10 Use Cases of Mobile Training Solutions

Kitaboo

Augmented Reality , Virtual Reality and simulations are used to present both hypothetical situations and those that mirror real-life so that learners can learn by trial and error and make mistakes which they can ill afford to do in real life. Technological advances have made people addicted to their portable devices be it smartphones, tablets or laptops. With mobile devices, people have instant access to a sea of information.