Why Should You Outsource Your Content Development

Hurix Digital

With digital technology gaining rapid momentum, it becomes imperative for organizations and educational institutions to digitalize their learning and development content. Therefore, it may not be feasible to develop content in-house.

Choosing the Right eLearning Content Development Service Provider

Hurix Digital

It is no longer looked at as an alternative or a supplementary tool to support learning objectives but a go-to choice to deliver customized and pointed content modules. To be able to achieve that goal, finding the right eLearning content development provider is a must.

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The R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Model for eLearning Content Development

KMI Learning

Other custom eLearning content development companies have their ADDIE’s and their SAM’s. (In ADDIE stands for Analyze, Design, Development, Implement and Evaluate, and SAM is short for Successive Approximation Model.) Maintain the honesty and integrity of the content. They understand the value of production in presenting their content to their learners. So, is eLearning content development really more expensive than the off-the-shelf alternative?

Should You Outsource Your eLearning Content Development?

KnowledgeAnywhere

Namely whether or not you have the time to develop your own eLearning content or the budget to hire an eLearning specialist. If you look beyond the confines of time and money, there are multiple reasons for why you should (or shouldn’t) develop your own eLearning content that should be considered. To determine what the best decision will be for your business, weigh the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing eLearning content development listed below.

Is Outsourcing eLearning Content Development Right For You?

EI Design

If you are reading this article, you are probably evaluating outsourcing of eLearning content development or are looking at alternatives for your existing outsourcing approach. So, how do you determine if outsourcing eLearning content development is right for you? How To Decide Whether Outsourcing eLearning Content Development Is Right For You. Next, I will outline the advantages of outsourcing your eLearning content development.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

In this article, we explore Elucidat as an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate – to help you decide if it’s time to make the move to cloud-based authoring. With each of these authoring tools, you can: Create SCORM-compliant elearning content. Include multi-media content. Each tool clearly has the core features required to create great elearning content (as do Articulate Rise, GomoLearning and others that we’ve reviewed here ).

The Three Levers of a Successful CLO

Infopro Learning

For example, Learning and Development topics are now being mentioned in over half of the covers of the Harvard Business Review Magazine. In addition, learning and development has also taken center stage in acquisition discussions, most notably marked by LinkedIn’s largest acquisition to date, paying $1.5 Customers that have several options when it comes to consuming content and only have no affinity to one source or the other, if they can get the answer quickly.

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How to Design 508 Compliant eLearning Courses

Infopro Learning

Most browsers do not allow e-Learning developers to accommodate larger text, which makes resizing font even more difficult. On the other hand, picking up a stronger color contrasts makes it easier for color blind learners to view your content. Alternatively, make use of the keyboard. Navigation can be simplified by providing an easy to navigate Table of Contents. Alternatively, avoid the use of drop-down menus as screen readers will interpret them as a single object.

Content Gamification: Theories & Instructional Strategies

Magic EdTech

These factors stimulate educators to find an alternative way where they can effectively integrate learning into a gaming environment which is widely known as Content Gamification. Theories and ID’s role in Content Gamification.

Partnership of UDL (Universal Design for Learning) and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Course designs should aim to progress the learner on the continuum from novice to expert and allow participants to engage with the content in ways that support lifelong learning. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework to assist curriculum developers in designing curricula to reduce barriers, as well as optimize levels of challenge and support, to meet the needs of all learners. Branch content based on a learners understanding of a concept(s) where appropriate.

Dilemma of author-educators migrating to story-based eLearning design

Vignettes Learning

Developing story-based elearning design requires a different or new set of skills and competencies. Possessing good writing, education and training backgrounds would certainly help anyone who aspires to become an elearning story-based curriculum developer. Here are the main dilemmas that author-educators migrating to elearning development usually experience: The linear versus the modular method. 100% Content versus 10% key performance content.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. In the bad old days, technically challenged L&D professionals had to pay exorbitant fees to development houses to produce simple modules. Increasing the number of clicks required to view the content does not make it more interactive. So what’s the alternative? Shift the bulk of the content to PDF.

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7 Types of LMS Solutions

Talented Learning

Those of us who think we are woke often use the alternate, even-broader term “Learning Systems” but often have to explain that “Yes, a Learning System is an LMS.” There are still hundreds of LMS solutions in the world.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

So far in this series of posts about Podcasting for E-Learning from the E-Learning Curve Blog , I've covered a lot of material, including: A Brief History of Audio in Education The Four 'P's' of narration Introduction to Audio Production Digital Audio Basics Now, it's time to look in some depth at editing and producing podcast content. Alternatively, you can compile Audacity from source code.

Podcast Authoring: Understanding and Remembering

The E-Learning Curve

Control over the rate at which ideas are presented is completely in the hands of the instructional designer and the content author, and it is one of the duties of the person producing a podcast (such as an e-learning professional or media production expert) to advise on how concepts may be best presented. Tags: open university content development educational media technology in education podcast content authoring

Producing Podcasts: Some Considerations for Content Creators

The E-Learning Curve

Typically it such programming centered around: Discussions of course material or issues covered in printed materials Alternative viewpoints to those contained in the printed materials (i.e. children's speech patterns) 'Performance' pieces, including poetry readings, dramatizations of literature, musical performances There are of course drawbacks to delivering content via radio broadcast or via analog tape. Content can be viewed both online and offline for maximum flexibility.

Learning in the Times of COVID-19 – How to Develop Your Online Learning Material 

Hurix Digital

How do institutions shift to online learning with the right content approach? Stages of Online Course Development. Analyzing the Content. For instance, if you are using modules for your online course material, the content is broken down accordingly. Developing Prototypes.

Is E-learning Content Repurposing The Answer To Effective Use Of Available Resources?

G-Cube

With increased popularity of e-learning in the corporate world, it is a good idea to build in the scope of repurposing content, especially when creating custom e-learning content. By creating a strategy that takes into account all available resources, we can reap the benefits of repurposing by improving the speed and quality of e-learning content development. These learning objects are then reused to create further learning content. Blog Content Repurposing

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

One of the most important things is a skill-based development strategy from which leaders and managers can receive skill data. This involves agile sales enablement training with content that’s fresh, accessible and measurable. Track content consumption with rich analytics.

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Successfully Selling e-Learning Programs To Top Management

Vignettes Learning

Ask your vendors and internal developers to always construct a prototype as part of the project justification process. e-Learning is a better solution, in many cases (alternative and support) If top management is skeptical or has no experience in e-learning, it often works to position e-learning as a support tool, for example as advance and follow-up studies or quick references. Topics this issue: 1.

How To Googlelize e-Learning Programs And Increase Its Repeat Value

Vignettes Learning

Alternatively, one can also search by program, topic, type of content, etc. Updated Pages When you update program content, you can quickly advise participants on new relevant information by the presence of key words such as "new update” or "new topic”. Topics this issue: 1. Googlelize e-Learning Programs for Repeat Value 2. Illustration: "e-Learning Search Function” 3. The Search Function as a Coaching Tool 1.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Why Accessibility Matters in Online Learning

CourseArc

Sample Bar Graph that Includes an Accessible, Alternative Version in a Table. The most successful strategy for creating an equitable tech experience is the use a platform that employs an accessible design in the earliest content development stages. AA, technical standards from the international organization WC3, are used to measure whether online content meets the requirements of federal laws.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline

G-Cube

The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets. Rapid authoring tools are the prompt solution that most e-content developers adopt to cater to these increasing needs. Alternatively, there are also a variety of ready-made theme-based templates available that can be utilized.

Using Morphological Analysis to Solve Complex eLearning Problems

Web Courseworks

Each new project presents its own unique set of issues and considerations, but there are common issues that crop up: Do you hire additional full-time employees or do you outsource any of your content development for the project? In other words, you need to develop ways to take common questions and reinvent your problem-solving approach for every next project. As a quick-and-dirty example, let’s consider the problem of SME engagement in a content development project.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Increases in the use of mobile devices for learning, and the maturity of HTML5 to present content over the web, have also led to a decrease in the development of content supporting Adobe Flash Player. It has been the choice of developers over the years to create highly interactive and engaging eLearning courses.

How is Content Created for the Modern LMS: Trends in LMS Content?

G-Cube

One of the major factors affecting LMS success is an obvious one – the Content. No matter how you jazz-up the look and feel of a LMS, if it fails to deliver relevant content to the learners quickly and effectively, it will eventually fail to meet up with the expectations out of the learning initiative. Learning and development managers realize that corporate learners are now open to the idea of continual workplace learning to increase their worth in the job market.

10 Reasons to Join The eLearning Guild

Web Courseworks

I remember the days when Web Courseworks’ customers did not have online course instructional developers or designers and LMS administrators on staff. Fast forward to present day, companies and larger national associations now have managers and a staff of course developers, most of which have full bachelor’s degrees or at the very least, a 2-year advanced degree or a certificate in web course design. Professional Development.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

The advent of HTML5 – the open web standard – with versatile native multimedia features offered the alternative needed for a departure from Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is a software platform designed to support multimedia content production and display.

Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of External eLearning

Your Training Edge

Licensing external eLearning content can provide you and your organization with definite benefits, along with some potential drawbacks. Again, as we discussed on the benefits and obstacles to developing internally, your role is to determine where the greatest benefit lies. As we will see, the infrastructure requirements are much less than developing your own eLearning. In relation to time, externally licensing your eLearning content can be quick and efficient.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. Learning management systems that deliver content and administer quizzes. Back to Table of Contents]. Development.

Training Vision 6: Execution Plan

Your Training Edge

Within your own training organization, do you think it will be necessary to send your developers to classes so that they can learn a new program, or do they have the ability to “pick it up?” Or perhaps you have an instructor who has expressed an interest in content development. This could be a great time to begin thinking about how to develop your existing staff without asking for cash to add resources.

Special Report: 2021 Talent Development Trends and Predictions

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Let’s review the top 5 talent development trends for 2021: Embracing the Gig Economy Gig workers make up roughly 55 million people in the U.S. Since 64% of learners find accessing content on their mobile device essential, it’s a must to have flexible and timely content to adapt to their needs.

Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS

Gyrus

The second cool thing we find that is typically overlooked is the ability to develop custom APIs. ” If your organization has developers on board with some time to spare, and you as a training organizer has requirements for interactivity between common programs, an API could be developed to ease inoperability between software components. The ability to generate content directly into the LMS not only exists but is being highlighted on this blog post.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. We can ensure that all training, and especially elearning, is designed so that it’s accessible—built so that all people, including learners with differing abilities, can access the content. Back to Table of Contents]. Development.