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Time Estimates for eLearning Development

Experiencing eLearning

One common question is “how long will it take to create this elearning?” I find it helpful to refer clients to these sources, especially if they think training development should take barely any time. Development. Authoring/Programming is 18% or 99 hours.

6 Tips To Cut Online Training Costs With A Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool

eCoach

There are multiple rapid eLearning authoring tools on the market that allow you to develop online training courses in a fraction of the time. But while they do assure eLearning developers of a quick turnaround, can they really save you money in the long run?

eLearning: Developing Internally vs. Licensing Externally

Your Training Edge

eLearning is becoming an essential in learning and development, especially for organizations with diverse workforces. But with the advent of eLearning comes the decision about whether to develop eLearning programs internally or to outsource them to vendors or eLearning providers.

How to Choose the Right Course-Authoring Tool

TalentLMS

What have you planned about the eLearning development? Have you a selected an authoring tool? A software that will convert your notes into the actual course? A tool that will enable you to integrate multimedia at the right places. Tips authoring tools

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

With the growth of tablet devices, authoring tools are having to re-invent themselves, yet again. It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. The Rise of Authoring Tools.

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). How to Develop Cost Effective Game Applications for the iPhone.

What is Rapid Learning (or Rapid eLearning Development)?

Webanywhere

Are your content development costs far higher than you expected? Have you considered ways to reuse and standardise to minimise those costs? Rapid development is changing the landscape of eLearning. With L&D costs under the microscope like never before, it’s essential that you include rapid development in your training environment. Rapid development is the best way to get time-critical training out to your people, without question.

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

Jane Hart conducts annual surveys of the top 100 learning tools. Her site, Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies , has some wonderful resources on learning tools, social learning, and more. We decided to contribute to the 2009 list by sending in our own list of Top 10 Tools for Learning Professionals. So here’s a list of our favorite tools for creating custom content for clients: 1. MS Word: This is our preferred tool for storyboarding.

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Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

Jane Hart conducts annual surveys of the top 100 learning tools. Her site, Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies , has some wonderful resources on learning tools, social learning, and more. We decided to contribute to the 2009 list by sending in our own list of Top 10 Tools for Learning Professionals. So here’s a list of our favorite tools for creating custom content for clients: 1. MS Word: This is our preferred tool for storyboarding.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. What Is Elearning? What Is Elearning?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. What Is Elearning? What Is Elearning?

Approaches to Interactivity Building in eLearning

Raptivity

We all know that adding meaningful interactivity into eLearning courses allows learners to participate in the learning process, thus creating an enhanced learning environment. In general, there are two ways to build interactions: 1) use a skill-based team, or 2) use a rapid interactivity builder with your authoring tool. Each method has tradeoffs and what you choose depends largely on the type of training you are developing and how important interactivity is in your course.

Introducing eBridge: An Online Review And Collaboration Tool To Optimize eLearning Course Development

EI Design

All of us who are in the business of custom eLearning development are aware of its increasing complexity and the intrinsic need to have an agile process to keep pace with increasing customer expectations. eBridge is not just another issue tracking tool.

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? 1: How much will it cost? Will we need course creation software?

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry. Will I need a tool to do that? How much will it cost? Will you need a separate content authoring tool?

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis Corporation, John Blackmon is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for the company’s eLearning products. At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. John was also Co-Founder and Lead Engineer at BocaSoft, a software company that created various utilities for the software market.

How can I start my own e-learning business?

Pinlearn

From architecture to computer programming, from singing to dance, and from K-12 to corporate training, there is nothing that e-learning platforms are not offering. Know the business registration authorities in your state and apply for the license under your preferred ownership model. You can also set up your website of your own if you are a designer, web developer, or tech-savvy. I have discussed the ways to develop an e-learning site in the later parts of this article.

Three Essential Tips for New Online Training Designers

Mindflash

One of the biggest challenges online training developers have is that they often have no background in online training. This is further complicated by the various reasons that many organizations venture into online training, such as scalability, cost savings, and optimized resource use.

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Small Businesses: How to Get Started with E-Learning (Without Blowing Your Budget)

Mindflash

While it’s notable that the response pool was larger for the 2011 survey (and we’re all more cost-conscious these days), I still find it remarkable that E-Learning implementation costs are such a big (and growing) concern.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Rapid eLearning

TalentLMS

In this article, we will provide you with the skinny on rapid eLearning and how it makes an instructional designer a one-man-band. Bersin and Associates in the year 2004 created the term “rapid eLearning”. Rapid eLearning Development Advantages.

LMS: Content Development, Delivery, and Management

Your Training Edge

Your LMS can help you not only to deliver and manage content, but also to develop it. And it typically does not matter what the source of the content is; most LMS vendors provide pathways for their own content, your internally developed content, and externally licensed content, as well.

eLearning: How to Pick an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Ashok Sharma    Picking a Learning Management System (LMS) to host your eLearning content is a crucial, but often overlooked, step in the eLearning development process. Which LMS fits best within your budget, your eLearning development software, your learner's technology, your training objectives, and your instructional design initiatives? Some eLearning courses use video, others use written materials. e-learning eLearning LMS

10 Questions to Consider When Selecting A Custom eLearning Content Provider

Obsidian Learning

You are considering outsourcing some of your eLearning development. For example, an instructor-led course may be supported by an introductory learning video or an advanced online program for those learners needing more information. Develop a unique look and feel?

Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

CommLab India

Managing classroom training is much more complex than eLearning. Which application do you need: Learning Management System (LMS): It helps manage classroom, eLearning and blended learnings. For eLearning you need an authoring tool to create and upload in LMS.

The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

Isn’t it amazing to think how far eLearning has come since the early 1990′s? Without a doubt, eLearning is evolving for everyone. Having said that, let’s dive into the evolution of “common eLearning man” and how it has shaped the industry.

The Ultimate Rapid eLearning Tips and Tricks Guide

TalentLMS

You need to develop and deliver training on a budget, with a small team, and in record time. While the term often refers to a rapid learning development cycle which benefits the designer, it also saves the learner time in its delivery. Tools for Rapid eLearning Success.

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5 eLearning Trend Predictions for 2018

eLearning Brothers

Every year it’s fun to take a broad look at the eLearning industry and try to predict some trends that will dominate the coming months. Take a look at each eLearning trend and let us know in the comments which you’re most excited about.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Being an eLearning Rockstar is more than just having flashy design with a whiz-bang quiz at the end. It’s about having a 360° understanding of the principles, ideas, and practicalities for successful eLearning. In this session, you will learn: To create responsive eLearning content.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Since 1983, he has been involved in every aspect of multimedia and learning development. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools.

xSMART – The Framework to Drive Your Content Modernization Initiative

Harbinger Interactive Learning

Automation will ensure that the modernization strategy is executed in a rapid and cost-effective manner. Consider the following scenario: An organization is sitting with hundreds of hours of legacy digital content developed using a variety of legacy authoring tools including Flash.

What is eLearning?

LearnUpon

It’s likely that anyone who uses eLearning will tell you how impactful and convenient it is. In today’s “always-on” world, eLearning offers many benefits to both learners and organizations. But what is eLearning, exactly? What is eLearning? So, what is eLearning?

8 Things You Need To Know BEFORE Outsourcing Online Training

ScholarLMS

Are you thinking of hiring a third-party online training provider to tackle your corporate eLearning tasks? You get to tap into the expertise of the external team and speed up the eLearning development process. Current Resources & Tools.

Delivering highly effective eLearning courses – Infographic

TalentLMS

A complete eLearning program design and deployment package for all aspiring and daring individuals who believe in changing the training strategies in their organization. This eBook is all you will ever need to create that first eLearning course still stuck in the planning stage.

2016 – 9 Trends on the eLearning Landscape

TalentLMS

How can eLearning developers create programs to satisfy the growing and unique needs of learners? Every year TalentLMS comes up with a revolutionary list of eLearning processes and procedures for eLearning development. Adaptive and competency-based programs.