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Creating Effective Elearning

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June 27, 2017

1:00–2:00 pm EDT

These days, anyone with a computer and off-the-shelf eLearning development tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Camtasia Studio can create, publish, and distribute eLearning. But is the published eLearning good, effective eLearning? During this micro-session, Kevin Siegel will guide you through some of the top dos and don’ts for creating the best kind of eLearning: engaging AND effective.

In this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Learner attention spans (or the lack thereof)
    • Believe it or not, attention spans for today’s online learners are mere seconds. If you spend too much time on any one slide or concept, your learners will become distracted, bored, or both… and given that Facebook and YouTube are just a click away, you need to engage your learner often. But how often? You’ll learn what the latest research tells us.
  • Learner motivation
    • Your learners are busy professionals. Why should they spend their valuable time taking your eLearning course? Learn some strategies to ensure your learners are motivated to take your course and understand the return on investment that you course provides.
  • Ways to engage the learner
    • As mentioned earlier, attention spans are very short these days. Your eLearning cannot be a simple PowerPoint click-through. To succeed today, eLearning needs to be as interactive as possible and include, as appropriate, interactive quizzes, navigation, and interactive slides that take boring “dead text” and encourage learner participation.
  • Publishing formats for the widest possible audience
    • Is your learner taking your eLearning course on a desktop, laptop, or mobile device? Perhaps all the above? Ensure your eLearning content is accessible no matter what kind of device your learner might be using. You’ll learn what you should not include in your course because it does not support mobile users… and you’ll learn what will work across all devices and screen sizes.
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Kevin Siegel

Kevin Siegel is the founder and president of IconLogic, Inc. He has written hundreds of step-by-step computer training books on applications such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Technical Communication Suite, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, QuarkXPress, and TechSmith Camtasia.

Kevin spent five years in the U.S. Coast Guard as an award-winning photojournalist and has three decades experience as a print publisher, technical writer, instructional designer, and eLearning developer. He is a certified technical trainer, a veteran classroom instructor, and a frequent speaker at trade shows and conventions.

Kevin holds multiple certifications from companies such as Adobe, CompTIA, and the International Council for Certified Online Training Professionals (ICCOTP) as a Certified Online Training Professional (COTP). You can reach Kevin at ksiegel@iconlogic.com.

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