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March 22 – 24, 2017 Orlando, FL

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LS611 BYOL: Build Effective eLearning on a Budget

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Thursday, March 23



Want to create highly effective and engaging eLearning content, but have a limited budget? A wide variety of high-end digital learning design tools have features that promise to produce visually stimulating experiences, but they come complete with an equally high price tag.

In this session, you will learn the tips and tricks you’ll need to create powerful digital learning solutions on a dime. You will learn methods of designing and developing multi-device-compatible solutions including DIY videos, interactive activities, applied learning exercises, and gamification—all guaranteed to drive business results without driving up your cost.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to use existing resources to create videos, graphics, and audio
  • How to utilize an internal FTP or intranet to structure digital learning tools
  • How to create graphics and animations in PowerPoint that you can synchronize with audio or embed within a video
  • How to create and track applied learning exercises with free survey software
  • How to use a free video capture tool to incorporate YouTube videos into your learning content
  • How to create HTML5-compliant content compatible with multiple devices and operating systems

Novice to advanced designers, developers, project managers, and managers. Attendees should be proficient in PowerPoint and have a basic understanding of the following: learning management systems (LMSs); SCORM files; SCORM development software; and image, video, and file formats (like PNG, MP4, MP3).

Technology discussed in this session:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Windows Movie Maker, GoAnimate, HTML5, YouTube, and eBooks.

Participant technology requirements:
Laptop running PowerPoint and Movie Maker.

Julia Kirby

Online Training Manager

LeanCor Training and Education

Julia Kirby is an online training manager for LeanCor Training and Education, where she is responsible for developing a variety of interactive web-based learning tools as well as more structured eLearning and blended courses. Julia started her career as an eLearning designer in 2006, developing five-minute online courses to educate stakeholders on new products and industry standards and regulations. After mastering basic course development skills, Julia started incorporating more complexity via videos, games, and animation. To date, Julia has worked with over eight different LMSs and multiple SCORM development platforms, and she has developed hundreds of eLearning courses and tools.

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