eLearning: Development Phases Infographic

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Curious about how to get started with eLearning? Check out our Getting Started with eLearning course. e-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

eLearning Brothers

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.

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Estimating ELearning Development Time

LearnDash

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.

Actively Partnering for eLearning Development

B Online Learning

Confucius Content development is anything if not predictable in its annual, quarter or monthly resourcing. “The green reed which bends in the wind is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.” ?

eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

Trends in eLearning come and go, but a good LMS is forever. Below is a list of eLearning trends we expect to see in 2015. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are definitely trending in eLearning. eLearning on one’s home computer is no longer enough.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

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.

Case Study: Using templates to make eLearning development easier

B Online Learning

B Online Learning recently went through this process when we were selected by NSW Health to be the sole developer for […].

DevLearn 2015 Recap

Trivantis

Team Trivantis® took a field trip to Las Vegas last week for DevLearn 2015. We also had a blast hanging out with our friends the eLearning Brothers and giving away a free license of Lectora® Inspire. Photo by the eLearning Brothers.). We’re back!

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FREE resources for eLearning Development

PulseLearning

Our ID and Development team are constantly looking at new resources when developing eLearning and online training content.

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Learning Myths: Debunked

Association eLearning

Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. A quick Google search will bring up millions of hits. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program.

3 Examples that explain Copyright Policies for eLearning Developers

TalentLMS

ELearning course development requires you to borrow artifacts and intellectual material from the Internet all the time. Simply developing a course using content from different resources is not enough. Instructional Design copyright courses eLearning

The Best of eLearning in July 2015

Trivantis

This month’s Best of eLearning list includes articles on everything from new ideas for learning—like wearables and Snapchat—to how to speed up your eLearning development with Lectora® variables. I even included a bonus blog post at the end… with some free eLearning downloads.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

It’s important to realize that these can mean one thing to you and your association and something different to an eLearning vendor or instructional designer. With that said, let’s look at some common eLearning buzzwords. This is the ultimate goal of all eLearning. Interactive.

The Worst eLearning Course Ever

Association eLearning

This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning. You can help keep bad eLearning away from your association. You read the title correctly.

The Best of eLearning in October 2015

Trivantis

It’s time for the Best of eLearning in October! I know you’ve been waiting all month for our wrap-up of the best eLearning info out there. Christie Wroten interviewed our Trivantis designers for the Everything eLearning Blog and got some tips for eLearning developers.

It’s a Multi-device World at Learning Technologies 2015

Upside Learning

With Learning Technologies 2015 just around the corner, Upside Learning, a proud sponsor of the event, is ready to welcome everyone at our Stand #146. eLearning, which was instituted on desktops, has gradually shifted its base to […]. Upside Learning elearning in a multi-device world Multi-device World Responsive eLearning Responsive eLearning Development

First Time eLearning Developer? Jump Right in with These 5 Tips

Trivantis

First time eLearning developers, this blog post is for you. If you’re new to eLearning and building your first course, read the tips below to find out where to get started, where to get answers, and more. Here are 5 tips to help you jump right into eLearning development: 1.

5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development

Challenge to Learn

I write and present on agile e-learning development since 2011. 5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development. Instead of being ‘we’ (developers) and ‘them’ (customer), it can become us. At the end of each sprint the development team does the demo.

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Dense eLearning Isn’t Smart

Association eLearning

That’s not something you want to see in the feedback for your association’s eLearning. Luckily, there are ways to make eLearning more digestible, regardless of the subject matter. Think of your eLearning as a pool. Only include essential content in your eLearning.

The Best of eLearning in November 2015

Trivantis

The Best of eLearning post is a bit early this month. Next week we’ll be busy being thankful for family, turkey, eLearning, etc. Here’s the Best of eLearning in November: 1. The eLearning Brothers even added over 30 new responsive templates to their Template Library.).

Don’t Just Tell, Show: the Value of Examples

Association eLearning

Uninspired eLearning tends to fail on both of these points. You could just tell them by sending out an e-mail or making an eLearning course full of animated text that lists all of the information. I found something interesting while cleaning off an old shelf recently.

7 Ways to Create Engaging eLearning Using Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

Take a look at these suggestions to create engaging eLearning from the Articulate community. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design storyline

Four Wishes for LMS Buyers

Association eLearning

If an eLearning Genie would come out of a bottle and grant me four wishes for my LMS buyers, here is what I’d request. Notice that course development is generally not one of the functions of an LMS. Wish #2: LMS Buyers consider the stages of developing and deploying eLearning.

If the User Experience Annoys, Fix It.

Association eLearning

That’s definitely not the feeling any association wants its learners to have when they’re taking eLearning. Let’s take a look at some best practices you can use to keep your eLearning user-friendly. I had a bad user experience (UX) at a dollar store a while back.

Elearning Review of the Year 2015

Sponge UK

2015 has been a busy year for elearning with record numbers attending events, entering awards and joining in the debate about how to move the industry forward. Elearning games, video, blended learning and multi-device content were all among the hot topics.

What Do Novice eLearning Developers Think About Rapid eLearning Development Programs? by Seung Youn (Yonnie) Chyung, Quincy Conley, Erin Gibson and Grayley McWatters

Learning Solutions Magazine

Which features of rapid eLearning development programs would novice eLearning developers likely use and which. rapid eLearning development programs novice eLearning developers do value, and why. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Management Training Strategiesones they. would be less likely to use? Here is a case study conducted to answer that question and to learn what components of.

Don’t Treat Beginners and Experienced Learners the Same Way

Association eLearning

Trying to create one-size-fits-all eLearning can lead to similar difficulties. When you create eLearning for beginners: Spend time showing them how they’ll benefit and get them motivated. One-size-fits-all eLearning may sound like a good thing, but that isn’t always the case.

Tips to Test Your eLearning

B Online Learning

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Painless eLearning Development through a Cloud based Development Tool

TalentLMS

Who says developing an eLearning project is easy? Not with the plethora of tools and applications available, eLearning development is still a major project that needs careful implementation. The goal is to take the frustration and long hours out of the development process.

LUC 2015 Recap: Status Indicators Can Do That?

Trivantis

Tanya Seidel, VP of Strategic Development at Artisan e-Learning gave a fantastic presentation on status indicators at the 2015 Lectora® User Conference in Nashville. The post LUC 2015 Recap: Status Indicators Can Do That?

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

Internet has changed everything and it is changing eLearning fundamentally. This trend is revolutionizing the eLearning industry. The creation of eLearning was the domain of instructional designers. Easygenerator is one of the oldest eLearning companies, it dates back to 1996.

Top 4 Things You Can Learn from Buzzfeed (and #2 will blow your mind!)

Association eLearning

These can help increase engagement and retention with your eLearning content. If BuzzFeed can make people excited about taking a quiz, wouldn’t it be great if you could do that with the quizzes in your eLearning?

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning? There are many different types of eLearning, so it isn’t surprising that they can be divided into categories. Asynchronous refers to eLearning offerings you take on your own.

Learning and Cognitive Load

B Online Learning

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Anything is Possible with Articulate Storyline

B Online Learning

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Five Resources for eLearning Developers: Little Tricks by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Learning Media Training StrategiesAn interactive checklist, mobile authoring, animated GIF creation, a spreadsheet template for quality assurance, and how to. be your own voice-over artist. Maybe not something for every project, but you never know when you will need one of these. Put them in your toolkit!

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

It’s no coincidence this exactly mirrors the way Clark Quinn describes mobile learning in the eLearning Guild report, Mobile Learning: The Time Is Now. Let’s consider a typical hour-long elearning course. During its development, learning objectives were set and agreed to.