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The Ultimate Guide to E-Learning and Its Localization

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E-learning is an essential part of our life and is an efficient tool for knowledge transfer utilized by educational institutions, individuals, and companies.

The History of E-Learning

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While the term e-learning was first used in October 1999 at a CBT Systems Seminar in Los Angeles, the idea behind the words dates back to a much earlier time in history.

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7 Crucial Mistakes to Avoid In E-Learning Localization

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Today more than ever companies recognize the importance of their employees and the need to enhance their skills and knowledge with proper training. E-learning has established itself as the right platform for both students and employees to access new information at a global level.

Top 5 E-Learning Platforms and Learning Management Systems

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When a school, corporation, or learning provider is developing an e-learning course the end of the process is not just composing the modules. There is much more work that needs to be done afterwards depending on the purpose of the course.

2017 Customer Training Benchmarks Study

What are the baseline metrics for a successful customer training program? Find out in Skilljar's inaugural customer training benchmarks study, which includes an analysis of completion rates, course duration, and more. Click to download.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

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What do you need to create a successful e-learning course? An experienced instructor, great content and the right authoring tool. Whether you are creating employee training or college online courses the e-learning software that you use is very important.

Video Can Make or Break Your E-Learning Course

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Lights, camera, action! Everybody likes watching good movies and videos in general. Whether it’s a video tutorial on what the fanciest features of your new smart phone or a funny clip of your friend’s child playing a guitar, videos can be engaging and catchy and leave a long-term memory.

Benefits from E-Learning Localization for Online Tutors

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Learning takes different forms and some of the most popular ways of learning nowadays are e-learning and online tutoring. There is great similarity between the two forms and in fact one can complement the other very successfully.

E-Learning Localization – It’s All About the Details

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The e-learning industry is one of the most successfully developing and growing industries in recent years. With the technological advancement and the possibility to access e-learning platforms through every device, it is natural to see growth in both demand and supply.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

How to Localize Your E-Learning Training (and Get Ahead of the Competition)

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E-learning plays a vital role in corporate training. Every course should be developed at a consistent level of high standards. If you are or you would like to be a global player, you need to provide the same level of training to all your employees.

E-Learning Design – Does It Really Matter?

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“What is the most important element of an e-learning course?” Most of us will instantly say, “content.” Although that might be correct, content is not the only thing that makes an e-learning module successful and engaging for the learners.

The Cost of E-Learning Development – Time & Money

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It is fair to say that e-learning design and development is closer to art than to science and it is hard to measure what exactly it takes to develop an interesting, successful and rewarding course.

5 Steps for an Easy to Translate E-Learning Course

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Most of the large organizations today have offices in multiple countries besides their own. This results in managing employees from different regions and cultures, speaking different languages.

3 Ways to Create a Best in Class Customer Training Plan

Looking to improve your training plan for Q4 and beyond? Download this guide to learn how the right goals, education, and tools can help.

How to Use Social Media for E-Learning

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Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. Have taking over the world in the past decade. Having a profile in at least one of them has become second nature not only for individuals but for business too.

E-Learning Storyboards: How to Use Them and Where to Find Free Templates

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Planning the e-learning course you have in mind is perhaps one of the most challenging tasks that you face. While you understand that it is not a good idea to start typing the script without having a skeleton structure to follow, it is hard to find the proper way to map your road.

The changing skill set of the learning professional

Clive on Learning

Skills define us. They are what make us useful and productive. They are the foundation of our achievements. On our death bed, it is our skills that we will reflect on with pride.

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The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

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During a meeting at Cambridge University around 30 years ago I was thoroughly chastised by a Cambridge academic. I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

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Remember when you were new to learning and development? If you really are new, congratulations and welcome to the field! If you’ve been around for a little while, I want you to think back: what do you wish you could tell your former self about what he/she is getting themselves into?

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Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

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Go to any of the big L&D conferences or trade shows and you’ll hear buzz and conversation about virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 video. Explore the pages of Inc., Forbes, Tech Crunch, or Mashable and you’ll find articles.

5 games every e-learning professional should play

E-Learning Provocateur

You can narrow down someone’s age by whether they include spaces in their file names. If they do, they’re under 40. That is a sweeping declaration, and quite possibly true. Here’s another one… Gamers are a sub-culture dominated by young men.

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Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

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Two years ago I was at a CLO conference in Austin, Texas. The keynote speaker asked a question that gave me pause then – and continues to drive me now. He asked, “Is the 45-minute course you created a good use of 45 minutes of the learner’s life?

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding & Support

Looking to create customers for life? Training can be used to successfully engage customers throughout their entire lifecycle - from initial awareness, to onboarding, to continuing support. Download this eBook to learn more.

The Forgetting Curve: What It Is and Why It Matters

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If you’ve been in the industry long enough, you’ve probably heard about (drum roll please) the forgetting curve. It’s an often-used, and sometimes over-used concept that refers to the human tendency to rapidly forget what we learn without subsequent relearning or reinforcement.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. If there is something quite certain about the future, it’s the emerging eLearning.

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Blended Learning 101: Basics, Benefits & Best Practices

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According to our research , the overwhelming majority of organizations use a blended learning strategy to deliver training. B lended learning is the norm, not the exception. This likely comes as no surprise to you.

The Microlearning Hype: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

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If ATD ICE had created a word cloud for the most talked-about “new” concepts, techniques, etc, microlearning would have been the biggest word. Though the term has been around at least 20 years, it’s suddenly become “hot” and its definition has most definitely morphed.

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.

4 Writing Principles Every eLearning Designer Should Know

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By Kody Jackson, Instructional Writer. In my time as a university teaching assistant (TA), I saw a lot of bad writing. Clauses hanging all over the place, dangling participles, comma splices…a veritable side-show horror of prose. Let’s go through my writing steps guaranteed to make you sound better.

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Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

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At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide. I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report.

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7 eLearning Design Trends for 2017

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Working as a designer for eLearning courses and templates at eLearning Brothers means that I need to constantly stay on top of the latest trends in both web development and graphic design.

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Microlearning: Overcoming 4 Assumptions

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By Ellen Burns-Johnson , Instructional Designer / @EllenBJohnson. If we’re not focused on the right problems, we can’t be sure that microlearning is the right solution. The training industry’s interest in microlearning shows no signs of slowing.

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[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.