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LAWTE Aug Converting PowerPoints into e-Learning Modules Paula Clifford, MLA, RLATG, LVT, Animal Care Training Services, Philadelphia, PA Patricia Foley, DVM, DACLAM, Director Office of Animal Welfare, University of Virginia
LAWTE Aug Learning as Discovery What are the considerations related to e-learning?
LAWTE Aug Choosing Software: Is the training going to be optional or mandatory? Are you going to document completion and track who takes which training? Is quiz functionality important? Do you have a LMS? If so, do you need a SCORM compliant system? Do you plan to incorporate movies, web objects, animations?
LAWTE Aug Why use a flash based module instead of simple PowerPoint? Engaging simulations Animation tools Scenario based training Quizzes and/or learning games Language capability Incorporate audio, video
LAWTE Aug What are the downsides? Cost of software & maintenance fees - Free - $25K; Annual/Update fees often apply Development Time - very high 200+ hours per one hour module vs hours for classroom Resource intensive for Instructor & Learner Computer/Internet access & ability of learner System configuration vary greatly/create conflicts Lack of human interaction (asynchronous)
LAWTE Aug Authorware/Courseware Examples Microsoft® PowerPoint AALAS Learning Library (Custom Course) Outstart™ Trainer Aptera Articulate® Adobe™ e-Learning Suite Lectora Many others
LAWTE Aug Equipment needed Software bundle and computer Microphone – good quality for voice overs Digital camera Digital video Actors for staged scenarios??
LAWTE Aug Articulate Features Presenter Quizmaker Engage Video maker Affordable Relatively straightforward to learn. Good Help features and product support. Cost of all 4 products $1000 (without Engage $600) 30% educational discount and 10% group license discount
LAWTE Aug Examples of ways to use Short learning briefs, e.g. to introduce a new IACUC policy, or lab animal husbandry SOP. Full training modules on specific topics. Updates to prepare for specific circumstances e.g. upcoming AAALAC site visit, widespread noncompliance in a particular area.
LAWTE Aug Articulate Demo demos.php demos.php
LAWTE Aug Sample of modules used at UVA Large Animal Surgery PI Refresher Module
LAWTE Aug Articulate Engage examples Animal Research FAQs Acronyms to know Barbering in mice
LAWTE Aug Sample of modules used at UPenn Aseptic Technique Module
LAWTE Aug Quiz program Learning games Quiz functionality at end of a module to assess learning To provide short training on a particular topic To survey end-users on a particular topic or gather information such as risk assessment questionnaires.
LAWTE Aug Articulate Quizmaker ‘09 Quizmaker user interface Example of a Quiz with informational slides
LAWTE Aug Articulate Videomaker Converts movie files of different formats into flash format to incorporate into flash module.
LAWTE Aug OutStart LCMS “OutStart LCMS -- a learning content management system for automating the development, management, maintenance and delivery of modular training – including online, instructor guides, mobile, assessments and the ability to deliver training in different languages.”
LAWTE Aug OutStart Trainer “OutStart Trainer -- the authoring tool, with hundreds of flexible templates and drag-and- drop authoring; can create rich course content without any programming. To ensure the effectiveness of your courseware, OutStart Trainer delivers extensive assessment and remediation capabilities for advanced testing, learner performance tracking and reporting.”
LAWTE Aug OutStart Trainer - Main Page Provided by Elton Macholz, Charles River Laboratory, Inc.
LAWTE Aug OutStart – Test question configuration screen Provided by Elton Macholz, Charles River Laboratory, Inc.
LAWTE Aug OutStart – Course Properties Screen Provided by Elton Macholz, Charles River Laboratory, Inc.
LAWTE Aug Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate® 4 Adobe Flash® CS4 Professional with Learning Interactions Adobe Dreamweaver® CS4 with CourseBuilder Extension Adobe Photoshop® CS4 Extended Adobe Acrobat® 9 Pro Adobe Presenter 7 Adobe Soundbooth® CS4 E-learning suite $1800 Adobe Captivate® 4 $800
LAWTE Aug Brandon-Hall Research Website Good source for information on e- learning/LMCS/TMS systems
Contact Information: Patricia Foley, University of Virginia Paula Clifford, Animal Care Training Services