Adobe Captivate Specialist

Adobe Captivate

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Always Choose a Specialist over a Generalist

LearnDash

Today there are a countless number of business and service providers in the learning industry who claim that they can do it all – but is that really provide the customer with inherent value? Generalists have their place – but if you ask me, I choose specialists 10 out of 10 times.

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8 Advantages of Hiring an eLearning Consultant

KnowledgeAnywhere

Hiring a skilled eLearning consultant is an alternative approach that can save your business time and money in the long run. Although hiring an eLearning consultant may cost you more at the onset of the project, you will quickly come to find that it was well worth the investment when you see the outcome of the virtual training courses produced. Here are eight advantages of hiring an eLearning specialist over doing it on your own.

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. Let’s explore and then I’ll introduce you to some illustrative examples of how this “specialist” movement is expanding traditional LMS boundaries. LMS Specialists: Why Now? LMS Specialists: What’s So Special?

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The business model and operating principles in today’s organizations hinge on “making” profit through the deft use of limited resources in an organized manner. The military metaphor dominates the world of business – right from “staff”, “line”, “chain of command”, to “ war for talent”, “ competitive strategy”, and “line of fire ”.

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

Talented Learning

Ajay is an award-winning blogger, author and LinkedIn online course instructor who helps learning practitioners develop the financial acumen they need to align training initiatives with key business objectives. Find a way to reduce elearning development costs by $4,000.

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Specializing in the ELearning Industry

LearnDash

If you are reading this then there is a good chance that you are either already involved in the training & elearning indstury, or at least have an interest in getting involved. This means finding a niche and then becoming the “go-to” person/service/business for that area.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen?

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. Well it turns out, two years down the line I am facing very different challenges in my day-to-day business.

eLearning ROI Webinar: Register now for our event on Feb. 4, 2015

Web Courseworks

Jon Aleckson, PhD, and Andy Hicken, PhD, of WCW will discuss how to present and pitch the ROI of an eLearning initiative to an executive board or board of directors. Talking eLearning ROI shouldn’t be an intimidating process. Talking eLearning ROI Live , Interactive Webinar.

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Describe what you do

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

” Maggie Halpin “I design and develop education and training to enable someone to do/say something they were unable to do beforehand, usually in a business setting to achieve the goals of the business or address an issue or opportunity.

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

It’s also about identifying relevant, useful data and applying it consistently to improve business practices and results, over time. Taylor, these results reflect a continued shift towards the improvement of L&D business practices.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform. THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Needless to say, business is brisk. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant. Specialists are the new norm.

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CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She’s a passionate advocate for improving business performance by respecting and deeply challenging people. Learnnovators: You, as a specialist in instructional design, are on an inspiring journey of saving the world from boring ‘instruction’.

Tackling ethics in business

Unicorn Training

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. Smaller organizations are emerging along with a movement toward generative business models where businesses build an ecosystem of mutually supportive relationships.

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A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? #ASTD2014

Web Courseworks

This week, Managing eLearning features another guest post from Andy Hicken, Web Courseworks’ Product Innovation Specialist. Multiple presenters lamented a disconnect between the theory and practice of eLearning, and session attendees appeared to agree.

THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Gautam Ghosh’s post on How Organizational Culture is the Key to Social Business Success is a succinct summary of the key points. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

What do eLearning Experts have to say about Gamification?

Adobe Captivate

So here we go: these are a few quotes from various eLearning professionals on this exciting learning strategy. Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US). Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US). ———-.

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INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

New words and concepts have cropped up – crowdsourcing, collaboration, digital skills, personal learning network, social learning, social business. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Learnnovators: You say, “We have been deeply concerned about the state of elearning. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.” The eLearning Guild’s Guild Master Award (2014).

How to Choose Between an eLearning Agency, Freelancer or Full-time Employee

eLearning Architect

Starting an eLearning project is an intimidating task. The same can be said for resourcing an eLearning project - who is going to undertake the work? We need both the eLearning content and the platform in order to deliver online learning.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Strategic LMS vendors differentiate and structure their business on solving specific problems better than the competition and then invest resources trying to find many similar clients that need that exact solution. Are LMS vendors overlooking any key business needs?

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Once business problems are identified, training, while not the answer to every performance problem , has a significant role in an organization’s success. Creating Elearning Under Constraints?

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s not just because I’m a learning tech fanatic with more than 22 years of LMS/elearning industry experience. This kind of feedback is vital to link learning activity with business outcomes and inform ongoing program improvement.

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MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

A well-designed Corporate University (I will discuss the design aspect in a sequel to this post) is aptly positioned to tackle both business issues and talent issues. The world has gotten complicated.

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LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

1) Specialists Steal Even More Spotlight. This new “specialist” technology landscape benefits LMS customers and vendors, alike. Specialists now rule the LMS world. When vendors proactively help customers manage business and technology change, loyalty follows.

Limit the Use of Free eLearning — The Best of eLearning is Not Free

Enyota Learning

Over the past decade, 98% of small businesses have increased their use of eLearning. A majority of this increase in eLearning is owed to freely available learning management systems, authoring tools, and eLearning courses. Why Limit the Use of Free eLearning?

How to nail your next elearning project: Top advice from 10 experts

Elucidat

We asked 10 independent experts, researchers, psychologists, innovators and learning managers what they think is critical to elearning project success. We’ve distilled their insights and advice into 6 key areas to be mindful of as you set out on your next elearning project. Elearning

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

” As a specialist in extended enterprise learning technologies, I get it. And when they try to understand stakeholders from business units, sales or customer service departments it’s like trying to speak a foreign language altogether.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Insurance and Procurement Records – Proof of minimum and mandatory insurance coverage , as well as other hiring-related documents such as W-9 tax forms, business licenses and special certifications for veterans, minorities and other relevant affiliations.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook.

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How to grow an elearning dream team: 8 things the best L&D leaders do

Elucidat

How do you set-up and nurture an elearning team that can efficiently create smart online learning, at the right quality and volume? We’ve pulled together our years of experience working across hundreds of elearning teams of every size and configuration – across the globe.

CIPD Learning and Development Survey 2009

Upside Learning

It’s disappointing to read that a little more than a third of the respondents will introduce or continue their eLearning programs. Perhaps this ties into the current economic conditions or their company’s track record and results in implementing eLearning.

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Breakthrough eLearning: The Three Rs: Rants, Raves, and Reflections

Breakthrough eLearning

This collection of articles by training and development specialists was edited by Elliott Masie of the Masie Center and published by Pfeiffer. There is a particular emphasis, as would be expected, on both the promise and shortcomings of eLearning as it is practiced today.