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?

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.

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Trending Sources The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are good at capturing that books are not

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Follow up to read the paper on simulation constructs. The Learning Circuits Blog: What simulations are g. E-Learning Queen: The Thinking Persons Sims for Business and Education

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * * 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.

6 Innovative Methods for Onboarding New Employees


Use Simulations in onboarding new employees. Use your onboarding tool to provide them a simulated experience of the first day through live interaction.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences


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.

Top 5 Training Delivery Techniques for Modern-Day Learners


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. Advantages of simulation/game-based training: Provides hands-on learning experience to the learners.

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?


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.

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5 Employee Training Management Software that You Must Consider


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.

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


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.

7 Solutions to Enhance Engagement in Your Compliance Training


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.

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

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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.

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


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.

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4 Ways Technology Improves Teaching for the Next Generation


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.

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


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.

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery


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.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

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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.

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


Enterprises can create micro-learning modules , video-based training and/or simulation-based training materials. Being a sales executive is not an easy job.

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, This week I am traveling in Orlando, FL.

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10 Must-Have Features of an Online Education Platform


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.

Top 10 Use Cases of Mobile Training Solutions


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.

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.

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

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How Can Training Tools Supercharge your Employee Productivity


With a carefully designed training module, comprising of multiple interactive elements and videos, simulations, gamification etc., It is undoubtedly true that a productive workforce can take your business to new heights.

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.

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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.

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Corporate Training & Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2020


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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

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Learning by Communicating, Interacting, and Networking 127 Network Science 129 Collaboration and Community 131 Mobile Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worlds 133 Mentoring, Support, and Cognitive Apprenticeships 139 Text Messaging 140 Personal Media Production 143 Social Media 144 7.

10 Things I Love about

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When I worked at Adobe and we announced, I was so excited with all the free Cloud services included, and it also meant that I could leverage the story in promoting my apps because of some of the integration between them that we had built.

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Why is an eLearning Content Delivery Platform Valuable for Your Company?


For example , you can use simulation technology to impart training. Simulation is an approximate imitation of reality and can be used to create real-life scenarios. What is an eLearning content delivery platform?

Very Impressed with the work TechSmith (i.e. Camtasia) is doing on iPad

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My point is that not too long from now, we will be recording and editing app simulations like we do today on the desktop using products like Adobe Captivate, the question is who is going to bring these mobile apps to us.

mLearning Testing Tools & Methods

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And if you want to ensure the best possible experience for every class of mobile learner, you’ll need to build a collection of working mobile devices, simulators/emulators and testing tools to span the potential reach of your target audience.

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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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Leveraging Interactive Tools to Transform Your Training Program


Using digital media tools such as audio, video, augmented reality, virtual reality, graphics, infographics and simulations, you can bring alive your eLearning course material and ensure a greater connect between your learners and the curriculum.

Serious game play for learning analytics

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A veteran in the field, Marcus explained that his company has created around 400 serious games, many for corporates with the goal of developing key competencies and testing those skills in a game-based simulation context.

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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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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.

Training Top 125: Alltel Links Training to Sales Success

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Using Flash, Alltel's in-house training team developed a full-scale CBT simulation that taught sales reps and their managers how to work with data card customers more effectively. By creating an engaging, interactive simulation, she says, Alltel was able to draw learners in and grab their attention. After going through the simulation, Alltel sales reps attended comprehensive face-to-face training that was conducted by their supervisors. Kudos to my team.

Rapid Prototyping For Mobile Learning Applications – II

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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.