Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

One common request from clients and stakeholders is to convert an existing classroom training program to an online or blended format. In this post, I explain the analysis process for converting training to online or blended formats. The next post will provide additional details on designing these converted online or blended programs. When you’re converting existing face-to-face courses to online, the assumption is that training is the solution, but that’s not always true.

Top Tips for converting Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning

Gyrus

Top Tips for converting Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning. Converting ILT to e-learning opens the doors for people who wish to learn as per their own schedule and budget

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Cloudy with a chance of budget approval

CLO Magazine

When there is uncertainty, anxiety or volatility in the global economy, there is a tendency to prepare for the unknown by having a tighter ship and leaner budget. This translates into significant budget controls and, consequently, budgets will be scrutinized and challenged.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

Therefore, despite fluctuations of the economy and limited training budgets, companies are always on the lookout for sustainable learning solutions that can be created and delivered within limited means – of time as well as money. With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. This will help you develop e-Learning on a shoestring budget.

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A review of L&D budget allocations in 2020

Coassemble

Every team and business has had to shift its L&D budget in 2020. For other teams, this meant making budget cuts to talent development programs. What learning technologies did L&D budgets focus on in 2020? What was the L&D budget allocation for teams?

Showing the ROI of key programs on a budget

CLO Magazine

Budgets have been cut or are under scrutiny. For example, an action plan can shift the application and impact data collection and analysis to the participants, who provide details of action steps followed and the impact achieved, sort out the effects of the program and even convert data to money. These are usually major soft skills programs that attract management attention and consume much of the L&D budget. We know the situation you are facing with the COVID-19 crisis.

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How to Create a SCORM Compliant Course on a Budget?

Hurix Digital

Creating a SCORM Compliant Course on a Budget. Now that you know how SCORM works and what it is, here are a few ways you can make your courses SCORM-compliant on a budget. And don’t forget your budget when investing in tools because that’s what’s on your mind. You can always level up the designs, visuals, and add more features, the more you get flexible with your budget in the future. The post How to Create a SCORM Compliant Course on a Budget?

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5 Amazingly Effective Strategies to Convert Your ILT Program to High-impact Virtual Training

EI Design

In this article, I outline what approaches or strategies will help you convert your ILT Program to high-impact Virtual Training. Furthermore, you can opt for Rapid/Semi-custom/Fully custom approaches for development to match your budget and the desired learning experience. There are a range of options to choose from as you convert your ILT training to VILT. Based on the budget and the timeline of conversion, you can look at Agile, Semi-custom, or fully custom options.

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4 Pragmatic Strategies L&D Teams Must Use to Train Remote Workers with Limited Training Budgets

EI Design

In this article, I share 4 strategies to train remote workers quickly with limited training budgets. In this article (part of a series of 4 articles, an eBook, and a Webinar), I focus on the impact of COVID-19, notably the need to quickly adopt remote or Virtual Training (amidst tight or limited budgets). Read on, as I share several tips and strategies they can use to deal with this disruption and tight training budgets. Reduced training budgets. Introduction.

Calculating the ROI of training – ensuring the L&D budget

Matrix

There’s no secret that when the idea of cutting expenses arises, training budgets tend to be the first to suffer. Calculating the ROI of training – ensuring the L&D budget. We will take a look at two techniques that can convert assessed behavior into metrics that can help calculate ROI. First we need to convert Bill’s salary. To do the math, we need to convert Bill’s salary into an hourly rate: $45,000/1,950 hours = $23.07

5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

CommLab India

When converting your ILT material to e-learning, you consider various aspects such as the format of the training material (micro module or video), the platform on which it will be delivered, whether to build it in-house or outsource, the duration of the course, and the authoring tool to be used. To make it easy for you, here I list the top 5 tools that will help you to quickly and effectively convert your instructor-led training material to online learning courses. Converting PPTs.

8 Lessons Learned for Converting In-Person Training to Virtual Training

The Learning Dispatch

Or the budget to hire designers to create on a timeline that works for our needs? The reality is there are not true shortcuts to converting classroom training to online training that is effective and engaging. Converting Classroom Training to Elearning [Audio Interview].

Converting classroom training: Adapting live performance for the small screen

Learning Pool

So, television has to take advantage of its own strengths: accessibility, flexibility, and the capacity to create entirely different experiences (think special effects and big-budget shows). The same goes for converting classroom training to elearning; you’ll need to make yourself familiar with what’s possible and what’s been proven to be effective. Click the image below to download our infographic: Converting classroom training: Adapting live performance for the small screen.

5 Simple Ways to Convert Content into eLearning Material

TalentLMS

The main task revolves around converting (tons of) faculty discipline-related content into the new eLearning platform. The remaining faculty is intensely aversive to the notion of converting their hard-researched “notes” (eLearning translation: content), into something that can be downloaded (shudders). How do you motivate the professors to convert their content (as simply as possible) into eLearning courses?

Confessions of a Project Management System Convert

E-learning Uncovered

A project system lets you schedule projects and tasks, manage your (and your team’s) time, budget for the short-term and long-term future, and even invoice clients. Now that I’m a “Celoxis Convert,” I can plan better, work the hours I want to, and still keep our clients happy. Mar 25 | Learning Solutions: Creating a Budget for Your E-Learning Projects | Tanya Seidel & Diane Elkins. “It’s so time-consuming to enter everything in!”. “It’s It’s so clunky!”. “It’s

The Top 7 Was You Can Utilize Your Remaining 2018 Training Budget

Coreaxis

As we race into the fourth quarter, many of us are assessing how much of our 2018 training budget remains and what we need to accomplish before the end of the year. According to a 2017 Training Industry report, large companies averaged $17 million in training budget with mid-sized companies coming at $1.5 Those are some hefty figures and, as with many departmental budgets, if those budgeted funds are not used they may not be reallocated the next year.

Converting ILT to eLearning: Benefits and Tips

Trivantis

When I first started as an instructional designer in eLearning, one of the services provided by the team I was on was converting instructor-led training (ILT) to eLearning-based content. However, often companies have limited employees, an instructor left the company or took on a new role, or the budget isn’t available for travel, which makes turning ILT into eLearning a smart solution. Benefits of Converting ILT to eLearning. How to Get Started Converting ILT to eLearning.

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Converting a Text-heavy PDF Document into an Engaging E-learning Curriculum

CommLab India

Are you looking to convert them into good e-learning materials that can be accessed easily by your people? Well, you can convert each of the PDF documents into an e-learning curriculum, comprising several microlearning modules to train your people effectively. You need to follow a three phase process to convert the PDF into a self-paced, technology-enabled learning curriculum. How do you convert PDF documents into engaging online learning materials?

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How to Easily Convert Large Manuals into Engaging E-learning Courses

CommLab India

Most organizations first start e-learning by converting their existing classroom materials and training manuals. This blog shares 6 simple steps for converting a large manual into an interesting online course. Gather all relevant material to be converted. You need to analyze what has to be converted and how much of each. You need to remember that converting an entire manual into a single e-learning course will not result in effective learning.

E-learning on a budget – five tips on how to do it

Matrix

In today’s economy, learning and development budgets are under more scrutiny than ever before and even though there is consensus on the importance of training your employees, the jury is still out on what is a reasonable sum to invest in people who tend to change numerous jobs. Luckily, it’s not hard to make e-learning on a budget. Even if initially this kind of research was not budgeted on the expense sheet, it will ultimately save a few pennies.

Converting Classroom Courses to Online Courses - Ask an Instructional Designer

E-Learning Acupuncture

I am a trainer and am currently working with a couple of other trainers on converting our Instructor led courses into online self paced courses using Captivate. Perhaps your budget is limited as well. That saves on budget as well. Tags: courses converter online answer classroom question

Here’s How to Convert Click & Read to Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

One of the most frequent questions I get is how to convert linear, click-and-read courses to something more interactive. Get practical tips for building engaging, interactive e-learning courses on a budget. Linear courses are often the result of our focus on sharing information and not knowing how to move beyond this. In today’s post we’ll look at a few guiding principles that help in the transition from linear to interactive elearning.

The DIY Guide to Converting Existing Content into an eLearning Course

SHIFT eLearning

Those new to creating eLearning courses will find this post useful in answering their questions and providing them with a checklist of things to consider during the process of converting existing content, which goes far beyond simply transferring content to an online format. Which type the developer chooses will depend on the type of content, the technological infrastructure available, the budget, the target audience, and learning context of the course.

Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

The “what if we” was, what if we converted the overheads to PowerPoint? The following is a guest post from Tom Morrison , an association CEO, professional speaker and recipient of The Florida Society of Association Executives’ Association Executive Member of the Year Award for 2012. He is passionate about helping associations achieve true transformation for the future and build a REVOLUTION!

Is Your Vendor Qualified to Convert ILT Material to E-learning?

CommLab India

But not many organizations specialize in developing online training; they look for a vendor who can convert their classroom training to e-learning. Are you looking for a reliable vendor who can meet your training requirements and convert your classroom training material to e-learning? Have experience in converting classroom training resources to e-learning courses for corporate companies.

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5 Steps to Convert Your Legacy Courses into HTML 5 with Ease!

CommLab India

How can I quickly convert them to make them available to all employees?” ” Scenario II: Global Safety Training Manager : “How do I quickly convert English courses into 25 International languages to reach my global workforce?” Which tool should we use and how quickly can we convert all our courses?” ” Here are some tips to quickly convert your courses and also get the best return on your investment. What is the available budget?

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Converting Classroom Training to E-learning – Making a Business Case

CommLab India

However, over the years, training budgets have been shrinking. It gives decision-makers a picture of the budget for different scenarios. That can give an idea of how much they will save on the training budget with e-learning. To increase the productivity of their people, organizations must improve training efficiencies and provide knowledge support at the point of need. This can be done very effectively by moving your instructor-led training materials online.

Code of Conduct Training – Challenges in Converting Manual Resources to Online Training

CommLab India

Converting manual resources into e-learning courses comes with its own set of challenges. This includes inadequate content, budget and time constraints and the availability of SMEs and trainers. It is not about converting PowerPoint slides into an e-learning module or posting a recorded lecture online. Converting content that is already out of date will not serve any purpose. The text can be converted to summative bullet points with relevant imagery.

What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

Association eLearning

You know you need to convert your ILT to an online format. Let’s say you’re an association. You want to start delivering online courses for certification and credentialing for your members. You’ve heard this increases memberships and brings in non-dues revenue. Now, how do you get started? You know you need an LMS. But “FIDDLESTICKS” (Yes, I said fiddlesticks, this is a professional blog people) you exclaim as you ask yourself “What do I need in an LMS?”.

5 Questions Before Making Your Courses Mobile Friendly

Cinecraft

Before Converting To Mobile, Ask These 5 Questions. Her director asked her to convert four existing courses and make them mobile-friendly. Sara thinks it’s a great idea, but she’s not sure all of them can be easily converted. Sara asks her director for a few days to review the following courses to determine the time, costs, and potential issues of converting them. Have you encountered the request to convert your courses to be mobile-friendly yet?

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E-Learning: 7 Simple Tips to Do More with a Limited Budget

CommLab India

You can do much, even when your e-learning budget is tight. They help develop effective online learning courses within the budget. Convert the existing course materials. Converting and customizing the existing learning content will make the designers’ and Subject Matter Experts’ (SMEs) job much easy. Covering too much content in an online module will increase your budget. Recording at a studio will increase the e-learning budget.

Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

Flash can be converted to HTML by using either pure coding or content authoring tools. Equipped with features to cater to just about anyone in the publishing business, Articulate Storyline specifically excels in helping publishers convert content from platforms such as desktops, laptops, iPads, and even from a variety of hand-held or mobile devices. Unlike other tools, iSpring is capable of converting PowerPoint presentations to HTML5 with elegance and ease.

6 Signs It’s Time to Invest in an LMS

Association eLearning

5) You have dozens of recorded webinars, conference sessions, PowerPoint presentations and other educational materials that are just collecting dust and no way of converting them to enduring materials members can access on-demand. We are currently in the Information Age and have had computer technology at our finger tips for nearly five decades. By now, most organizations have at least experimented with online learning in one way or another.

Measuring Your Association’s eLearning ROI

Association eLearning

Remember to include all costs related to creating or converting content, content delivery (your LMS and web conferencing platform), content maintenance, and learner support, as well as marketing. There is a lot of talk about the return on investment (ROI) of eLearning within the corporate training and development world, but less emphasis is put on this performance indicator in the association space.

Why Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

Adobe Captivate

How To Convert Legacy Courses Into HTML5 The Right Way. Organizational View: With economic volatility comes pressure on training budgets. Therefore, Learning and Development teams now more than before, need to demonstrate the impact of their training budgets on learners and business. Blog Discussions eLearning blog Content Migration discussions Flash flash convertion to html5 html5_vs_flash

How to Use the Flash Courses to HTML5 Conversion Opportunity to Improve Your ROI

Adobe Captivate

With the phasing out of Flash, the legacy Flash courses need to be converted to HTML5 so that they can support multi-device delivery (that is, the same course can run across devices from desktops/laptops to tablets/smartphones). As a result, the organizations need to allocate significant budgets on Flash to HTML5 conversion so that they can run across devices—notably mobile devices. Organizations have tremendous investment in Flash-based legacy courses.

You Might Need an Instructional Designer If…

eLearningMind

We get it: Small budgets and that one guy in HR who swears he took an instructional design course in college might sway you to get the job done in-house. An instructional designer can help you convert your current efforts into a module that can be accessed online or recorded once so you can deploy the same training again and again. It can be a big step to allocate budget to hire an instructional designer, but it’s one that can pay you back in spades.