eLearning: Development Phases Infographic
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JANUARY 4, 2015
Curious about how to get started with eLearning? Check out our Getting Started with eLearning course. learning eLearning mLearning Need to explain the process to a new client? Keep this chart handy. Click the image below to view larger and save.) Feeling inspired?
9.5 Essential eLearning Development Tips
JANUARY 13, 2015
In this blog post, I mention nine and half eLearning development tips that could save you time, money, and help your eLearning to be more awesome than it already is. So if you are am elearning developer or instructional designer, these tips are going to awesome. #1. These could be eLearning interactions , graphics, quizzes, design elements, etc. The post 9.5
Online Learning Conference: eLearning Development
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
This crew has been hard at work writing scripts and producing eLearning using every tool under the sun including Adobe Captivate, Adobe and Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, and Techsmith Camtasia Studio. We're deep into day 2 here in Chicago. Adobe Captivate
Estimating ELearning Development Time
JUNE 22, 2015
When it comes to elearning development, one of the first things people want to know is how long it will take. This is true for both consulting projects where you are performing the development for a client and internal company projects. What key stakeholders often overlook is that quality elearning course development takes a significant amount of time.
Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
I love agile development. We use it at Easygenerator to develop our software. You can apply the lessons learned from agile software development to eLearning development as well. This post contains some simple tips that you can apply to eLearning development. If you create eLearning for your own organization it has to be an internal client.
eLearning Development: Haste Makes Waste
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
While elearning itself helps the instant gratification needs of learners by being available whenever and wherever, elearning development needs little more time to be created well and can’t really be instant. More often than not, we try and convince our clients that rushing through design and development isn’t a good option for either of us. Make haste slowly.
The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind. That said, it’s daunting to figure out just how to do mobile eLearning right , and building mobile training apps is not necessarily the easiest thing in the world. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps. Tools for Native eLearning Apps.
Flash Is Now HTML: A Big Thing For eLearning Development?
MARCH 15, 2016
On Feb 8th Adobe made an important announcement, which many of us in eLearning development domain may have missed. You can read about it here and here On the face of it, it looks like the best thing to have happened to eLearning Development ever since Steve […]. eLearningFlash Professional is being rechristened as Animate CC.
Top 5 ELearning Development Programs
MARCH 23, 2014
If you are involved in the elearning industry, then there is a strong possibility that you have at some point needed a rapid elearning development tool for course creation. Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. 1. iSpring – If you are new to the elearning industry, you might have to dig a little before coming across iSpring.
6 Great Project Management Tools for Custom eLearning Development
MARCH 5, 2014
We are often asked what project management tools we use for our Custom eLearning Development. DropBox – DropBox is where we collect and store project information, source files, development files, etc. 2. This list of project management tools will definitely help your team create better custom eLearning development projects.
eLearning Development Is An Iterative Process
MARCH 24, 2010
Earlier this month, Tom Kuhlmann talked about 10 things to do before your eLearning course goes live. So, before launching your elearning course, it’s a good idea to have others review it. review by a separate review team/individuals is very important for any eLearning course. Michael Allen in his guide to eLearning talks about ‘successive approximation’. This is true.
ELearning Development Cost Drivers
MARCH 12, 2014
While many people know that elearning often costs less than the traditional instructor-led training event , it can sometimes come as a shock that elearning development costs can also fluctuate quite a bit. Sure, the typical logistical expenses don’t apply to elearning, but there are other factors to that can drive up (or down) the price of elearning.
9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier
JANUARY 28, 2015
One of the biggest pain points of eLearning development is not being able to quickly issues. The answer to almost all your eLearning questions are in Google, but you need to know how to find them. This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. Search Solution: intitle:elearning game ideas. #5 Broaden Your Search with an Asterisk.
Custom eLearning Development: When Does It Make Sense?
MAY 8, 2015
In many situations, an eLearning template can work wonders. That’s why custom eLearning development exists–not every course is a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Whether your plans are scrawled on the back of a napkin, fairly developed, or even halfway completed, we have ways of making the process smooth and efficient. appeared first on eLearning Brothers.
Four Tips for Cutting Costs on eLearning Development
OCTOBER 22, 2013
In a slow economy, where training budgets are often slashed, instructional designers must develop training on a limited budget. Education Software eLearning eLearning Course Creation Toolkit eLearning tools But how do you cut costs without sacrificing quality? Here are four cost-saving tips to help you save money and time. [.].
How To Choose An Authoring Tool For Your HTML eLearning Development
DECEMBER 3, 2013
Lectora11, Captivate 7, and Articulate Storyline are the top tools that come to mind for HTML elearning development. eLearning Development Authoring Tool HTML eLearning Their key strength – they are able to provide an excellent library of ready templates and resources. But do you know which one is best for your project? Read on… Let’s begin with evaluating each of these […].
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Lectora 16
JULY 19, 2016
In our earlier posts , we looked at the features, advantages, and limitations of Adapt and Evolve authoring tools for responsive eLearning. In this post, we’ll take a look at the latest version of Lectora (version 16), through which we can develop responsive output for smartphones, tablets, and desktops. eLearning Lectora Lectora 16 Lectora Authoring Tool Lectora Features Lectora Limitations Responsive Authoring ToolsLectora 16 Lectora was the first […].
The 6 Laws to ELearning Development
OCTOBER 7, 2014
Whether you have created many elearning courses or are just getting started within the industry, there are certain factors to consider across all projects. When it comes to actual development of your course, you will find a slew of guidelines, tips, tricks, and theoretical best practices. TIP: Implement a point and/or badge program with your elearning course. Law of Readiness.
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: gomo
AUGUST 16, 2016
In this fifth post of our series about responsive eLearning authoring tools, we’ll take a look at the features, advantages, and limitations of gomo, a proprietary tool from gomo learning. eLearning gomo gomo Authoring Tool gomo Features gomo Limitations Responsive Authoring ToolsOur earlier posts looked at Adapt, Evolve, Lectora 16, and Elucidat. gomo gomo learning provides two products that enable you to create, update, host, and […].
Authoring Tool/Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Adapt
JUNE 28, 2016
To keep up with these changes, eLearning authoring tools/frameworks have also had to evolve and revamp their features to add multi-device support and responsive output. eLearning Adapt Adapt Authoring Too Adapt Framework Authoring ToolThe evolution of devices from desktop computers to tablets to mobile phones has changed the way people access and interact with content. Meanwhile, new tools/frameworks designed specifically for responsive course […].
Free eLearning Development Calculator… Quickly Determine Your LOE
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
DECEMBER 23, 2013
One of the most common questions we hear during our live, online classes is how long does it typically take to create eLearning using Adobe Captivate. We've created a calculator (developed entirely within Adobe Captivate 7 and published as a PDF) that will help you estimate the level of effort necessary to create eLearning content.
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Captivate 9
AUGUST 25, 2016
We’ll end our series on responsive eLearning authoring tools with a look at the features, advantages, and limitations of Captivate 9. eLearning Captivate 9 Captivate 9 Authoring Tool Captivate 9 Features Captivate 9 Limitations Responsive Authoring ToolsIn our earlier posts, we looked at Adapt, Evolve, Lectora 16, Elucidat, and gomo. Captivate 9 Captivate 9, a proprietary tool from Adobe, supports a desktop-first approach with page turning navigation. It offers a […].
The Client’s Critical Role in Custom Elearning Development
The Learning Dispatch
JULY 18, 2016
Recently I was asked about common issues for our clients to be aware of when contracting for custom elearning. As elearning project manager , I’m going to provide an overview of the stages involved in developing custom training, and what you can do to keep the project on track and within budget as we go through those stages. But custom elearning doesn’t work that way.
Case Study: Using templates to make eLearning development easier
B Online Learning
JULY 22, 2015
Online Learning recently went through this process when we were selected by NSW Health to be the sole developer for […]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design rapid authoring tools storyline
Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Evolve
JULY 5, 2016
In the first post of this series, we looked at the features, advantages, and limitations of the Adapt Framework and Authoring Tool for Responsive eLearning. eLearning Evolve Evolve Authoring Tool Responsive Authoring ToolsIn this post, we’ll talk about Evolve, a proprietary Responsive Authoring Tool that works with the Adapt Framework. Evolve Evolve is an authoring tool that can easily be used by […].
6 Tips for eLearning Developers To Help Fix Their Code
AUGUST 14, 2014
In the world of eLearning programming, there are many ways your code can have an error. Earlier today I was talking with Mark Lassoff, President of LearnToProgram.tv , on Twitter about how excited we are for him to speak about programming for eLearning Developers at DevLearn this October 29 – 31 in Las Vegas. The trick is to know how to fix the most basic of codes.
15-point Post-Course Evaluation Checklist for eLearning Developers
JULY 22, 2015
Evaluating your eLearning course by the toughest judges – your learners, is the cornerstone of eLearning development. Since iteration is a recurring step in the eLearning course design, it follows each time after the evaluation step. Notice how these criteria comprise of a complete eLearning course design: 1. eLearning resources. You cannot cut corners.
5 Tips for Choosing an Awesome eLearning Development Partner
JULY 18, 2016
If you've ever had to augment your internal team's resources by bringing in a vendor to develop eLearning, you know that selecting the wrong partner can cost a lot -- in money, time, and sometimes a bit of your sanity. Finding an eLearning development partner that is highly skilled, cost-effective, and easy to work with can make or break your project.
How Design Thinking Can Enrich eLearning Development
MARCH 1, 2016
Design Thinking is a problem-solution and creative-solution creation method. In the world of design, it is the logical process designers undergo when creating a new product or service. In business, it has represented a disruption from the traditional way of thinking and coming up with new ideas. This method allows for the analysis of all the aspects and users involved. design thinking
FREE resources for eLearning Development
MARCH 27, 2015
Our ID and Development team are constantly looking at new resources when developing eLearning and online training content. Here we list our favorite free resources covering music, pictures, and fonts: Free sound effects and music Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Blog News
Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come
MAY 12, 2015
As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow. The era of web-based authoring systems is here. Individual authoring tools (e.g.,
Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution
Challenge to Learn
JUNE 25, 2013
Very large developments (epic) stories are divided into smaller stories that fit in one sprint. The development team will give rough estimations on the stories with the highest priorities (the ‘must haves’ and ‘need to haves’). The development team will discuss the story with the product owner, asking questions to get the story and the requirements clear.
Agile eLearning development (6): Recap
Challenge to Learn
JULY 15, 2013
Over the past weeks I have written a series of blog post on agile eLearning development. must read for anyone involved in eLearning development. Part of the growing up from eLearning is that it becomes part of the business and therefore must contribute to the business goals. The development team showing results every week or two weeks. Culture. Chatty Kidz.
Agile eLearning development (2): Culture
Challenge to Learn
MAY 29, 2013
I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. ELearning. How does this apply to eLearning? It is also a very different attitude to planned development. The developers will commit to these user stories and build them in short sprints (periods of one or two weeks) and then they will demo them.