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.” ?

15-point Post-Course Evaluation Checklist for eLearning Developers

eFront

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. eLearning resources.

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.

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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 […].

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Tips to Test Your eLearning

B Online Learning

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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.

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.

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.

Top 10 eLearning Bloggers For 2015 [Infographic]

TalentLMS

A good blog can be a window to a whole industry, and the eLearning industry is no exception. This is where we come in, to hand you our definitive list of the top 10 eLearning bloggers for 2015. If you are a frequent reader of elearning blogs, just like we are, then you have definitely visited one or more of the following blogs and probably follow them on Twitter as well! Who are the most influential eLearning bloggers to follow in 2015?

eLearning: Is Gamification Really Necessary?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

But lately the eLearning community is all aflutter about the gamification of learning. And mostly, what about the message we, as eLearning developers, are sending?   eLearning Games Gamification mLearning by AJ Walther    I like the idea of games in learning, generally speaking. Why shouldn't learning be fun? Set the capitals of the states to music, turn the stock market into a game, great.

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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Designing your eLearning Project

B Online Learning

When I first began creating eLearning modules some time ago, I often struggled to come up with ideas for taking content and transforming it into something that was both a good learning experience and also looked appealing.

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.

How to Get Ahead in the eLearning Industry

B Online Learning

I recently received an email from a past Master eLearning Course (MEC) student wondering what else she could do to keep her new eLearning skills fresh and up to date.

eLearning Adoption at NRMA

B Online Learning

One of the great joys of my role here at B Online Learning, is when I get to work with individuals, groups or companies who are starting an eLearning journey and my role is to help them start.

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eLearning: Cloud Review and Collaboration with ReviewLink

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Stephanie Ivec    One of the biggest hidden challenges when it comes to developing eLearning is getting feedback from your client, collaborating on course content with internal team members, or getting final project approval.

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.

3 Things That Will Impact eLearning in 2016

eLearning Brothers

I’ve spent the last month looking in my crystal ball, trying to determine what 2016 holds for the world of eLearning. In 2016, I see three big areas of focus for eLearning: mobile, the cloud, and big data. As a training and development professional, it’s exciting!

eLearning Authoring Tool Capability

B Online Learning

Since joining B Online Learning at the start of 2013 my world view of eLearning development practice and more importantly the capability of the so called rapid development technologies has changed.

The 12 Days of eLearning

eLearning Brothers

12 Lectoras Inspiring – This was the year that the eLearning industry was taken by storm and witnessed a powerful partnership as Trivantis incorporated our template library and cutout people images into the Lectora Inspire 12 feature set. Has built in support for responsive eLearning projects.

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 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. But wait…How will you explain eLearning to your Executive Director? Will you use this as a development tool?

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.

Multi-device eLearning: Custom or Tools?

Upside Learning

At the recently concluded LSCON 2015, I delivered a session on ‘Learning in a Multi-device World’ that covered the areas of design & development, testing, and delivering multi-device learning. Post the session, a visitor at our booth posed me this question: “At my firm, we are very keen to develop multi-device learning and we believe […]. eLearning eLearning Business eLearning Development Multi Device eLearning

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.

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.