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Mec 2006

  1. 1. Creating Interactive Tutorials and Simulations for Rapid Web Development Information Systems Technology Training (ISTT) Northern Arizona University Microcomputers in Education Conference March 11, 2006
  2. 2. ISTT Team Members Steve Sorden – Training & E-Learning Manager Chris Montague – Senior Trainer/E-Learning Developer Rubén Vásquez – Instructional Design/E-Learning Stephen Montague – Trainer/E-Learning Developer Grant Evans – Trainer/E-Learning Developer Jason Edington – Trainer/E-Learning Developer
  3. 3. ISTT Mission The Information Systems Technology Training Team (ISTT) was organized to facilitate formal technology training opportunities for staff and faculty in classroom and online environments. (ISTT is part of NAU Information Technology Services)
  4. 4. RegisCM Course management tool that ISTT developed internally using PHP and MySQL. Manages course catalog, student registration/withdrawal, transcripts, rosters, participant tracking, delivery of online courses and documentation, etc.
  5. 5. Blended Learning “ Blended learning is the most logical and natural evolution of our learning agenda. It suggests an elegant solution to the challenges of tailoring learning and development to the needs of individuals. It represents an opportunity to integrate the innovative and technological advances offered by online learning with the interaction and participation offered in the best of traditional learning. It can be enhanced by using the wisdom and one-to-one contact of personal coaches.” Kay Thorne from Blended Learning: How to Integrate Online and Traditional Learning
  6. 6. ISTT Blended Learning ISTT uses a blended learning approach. Our blended learning model provides staff and faculty development through a combination of we believe meets the diverse needs and learning styles of our clients.
  7. 7. Our Blend <ul><li>Instructor-Led Training </li></ul><ul><li>Open Lab Tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Computer-Based Training on DVD </li></ul><ul><li>Keystone MS-Office CBT’s Over Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Online Training with ISTT-Created Tutorials </li></ul>
  8. 8. Rapid E-Learning Development <ul><li>“ Rapid e-learning is the need to quickly and easily train hundreds or even thousands of people about a product, process or initiative and make sure they retain that information.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chief Learning Officer Magazine </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Four Components of Rapid E-Learning <ul><li>Quickly and easily create content. </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver that content in a rich and engaging </li></ul><ul><li>manner. </li></ul><ul><li>Manage the content and the users. </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze the data to make sure the content </li></ul><ul><li>was viewed, was engaging and was retained. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chief Learning Officer Magazine </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Our Standard Develop and deliver an entire online course in three weeks or less…
  11. 11. Our Tools <ul><li>Captivate (Screen Capture and Interactivity) </li></ul><ul><li>PointeCast (PowerPoint to Flash) (Similar to Articulate) </li></ul><ul><li>NeoSpeech (Computerized Voice) </li></ul><ul><li>Flash (Add features to Captivate videos) </li></ul><ul><li>SnagIt (Still Screen Capture) </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute & Web Publishing System </li></ul><ul><li>Eluminate, GoToMeeting, & Skype </li></ul><ul><li>PHP, MySQL, & ColdFusion </li></ul>
  12. 12. ISTT Created Tutorials <ul><li>Access (Captivate/Human Voice) </li></ul><ul><li>FireFox (Captivate/Computerized Voice) </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Calendar (Computerized Voice) </li></ul><ul><li>CAS (PointeCast w/ embedded Captivate) </li></ul><ul><li>PeopleSoft (Captivate Simulation) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Development Demonstration <ul><li>Captivate </li></ul><ul><li>NeoSpeech </li></ul><ul><li>PointeCast </li></ul><ul><li>Putting it all together. </li></ul>