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What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

eLearning Architect

You probably see the job title bouncing around, but what does an eLearning consultant actually do? But I wanted to explain how I became a consultant, because I think experience is an essential part of what makes a consultant. “ Do I like being a consultant?

UK Government G-Cloud 11 & eThink Education: Improving the Digital Marketplace for Cloud-Based eLearning Services

eThink Education

Investing in open-source learning solutions helps to drive down the cost in comparison to closed-source solutions, often lowering the cost of ownership by around 33%. Buying services through frameworks is faster and cheaper than entering into individual procurement contracts.

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One of These Services Is Not Like the Others

CLO Magazine

To ensure learning services investments meet business requirements, the role of the purchasing agent, and the knowledge required, are evolving. While procurement organizations are getting better at understanding the world of learning services, there are still significant challenges. During the past several years, a trend to commoditize learning services has evolved. Several business models have been created by vendors to quantify training outsourcing services.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

There is no opportunity for learners to ask questions as they emerge, no opportunity for learners to gauge their knowledge in comparison to others, and no opportunity to observe and engage with their peers during the learning process.

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Rockstars on the Road: Hear Marty Rosenheck Speak at These Events

eLearning Brothers

Marty Rosenheck recently joined our team as the director of talent development consulting, enabling our Custom Solutions team to provide an even wider array of services to our clients. The digital economy is creating change at an unprecedented and accelerating rate.

Corporate Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

Where in case the management team of the company will regularly monitor the behaviour of the training through their leaders, or outsource these services from nicely-mounted consultancies. Organizations thrive due to the fact that they promote services and products to clients and earn revenue. Globalization and elevated competition have improved the call for companies to constantly provide extremely good products and services. Ideology of Corporate L&D.

How Does LMS Selection Work? This Case Reveals All

Talented Learning

With 13 years in LMS sales and now nearly 3 years as LMS selection consultants, we’ve been directly involved in $65,000,000 worth of LMS selling and buying. People often ask me, “What exactly should I expect from your LMS selection process and services?”

6 steps to make your authoring tool implementation a success


Or, you might be moving into the digital world from face-to-face training, and need a tool that helps you create interactive experiences. Download our authoring tool comparison template to help with this! Professional services for expert coaching and consultancy.

How to Choose the Right LMS? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Although 2000 years have passed since that sign was created, the advice is still relevant – especially if you’re trying to choose the right LMS. As an independent learning tech consultant, I hear questions like that all the time. What learning experience issues does this create?

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

For most continuing education providers, creating and selling content is their primary business, so the underlying infrastructure is absolutely mission critical. By combining detailed analytics data from these sources, associations can create a full panoramic view of the member experience.

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Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool


Q uality – the types of content you need and want to create now, and in future. A medium-sized, in-house L&D team are looking to invest in an authoring tool that helps them create more modern, elearning, quicker so they can respond swiftly to the deluge of training requirements.

Top 6 Job Skills AI Can’t Replace


Simply put, AI is machine intelligence in comparison to natural intelligence inherent to humans and other animals. Currently, AI excels best at completing repetitive tasks, processing large amounts of data, and answering basic questions in customer service and recruiting.

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

They differentiate themselves not only through innovative functionality, but also industry-specific expertise, integration capabilities, professional services, accessible pricing and other unique characteristics. Service continuity is always a top LMS purchasing concern. New year.

Equality & Diversity: Still a Difficult Formula to Resolve for Many Organisations


Whether we view the UK’s Equality Act 2010 as “red tape” or “burdensome legislation”, the fact is it is now established as a landmark piece of UK Law for how organisations of any size act with “fairness” in their employment of people and the services they provide.

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eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

Capterra LMS Software comparison provides the following filters , a good indication of these trends: Asynchronous Learning. Being able to create learning in an easy way is very important in order to make sure that your learning programs can be: Created quickly.

The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide


Q uality – the types of content you need and want to create now, and in future. It intends to work with third-party design agencies to create the products. Create a vision statement – Don’t just focus on the kind of digital learning you want to create now.

LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

RFPs help buyers get organized, formalize requirements, evaluate vendors logically, create a historical record and show vendors you are serious. Think of an RFP (Request for Proposal) as an invitation to participate in the purchasing process for any type of software, goods or services.

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Guide: What Does an Instructional Designer Do?


In comparison to business thinking, this is a much leaner and agile approach. The aim is to remove barriers to their learning experience at work by co-creating with them, integrating their needs into the company’s overall goals.

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Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

access to experts (consult) knowledge management (research) performance support (perform) talent management (advance) structured learning (train) social networking and collage (share) Let''s walk through ''em now: Talent Management: people have competencies, they need them, jobs requirement them. Portal Search Engine knowledge base, communities, courses xAPI Learning Record Store Analytics/reports Newsfeeds How do we create ecosystem solutions?

Learning’s Crucial Role in Competency Model Development

CLO Magazine

But given today’s quickly-changing climate, organizations risk missing out on those benefits when they take a once-and-done approach to competency modeling, said Steve Hrop, vice president of organizational development services for Caliper, a talent management consultancy.

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10 awesome elearning examples with ideas to better engage your audience this year


This example (created in collaboration with the Open University), uses reflective, personal questions to engage the audience with detailed historical and political content. Example using social comparison. Our experiences Learning Consultants can help.

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The Performance Paradigm: An Alternative Approach to Learning

CLO Magazine

Wise used a popular sentiment from famed automaker Henry Ford about what people would say if asked what they want — faster horses — as a comparison to how many organizations look at learning. Self-service learning preferences don’t threaten training, however.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it! After earning a graduate degree in instructional technology two decades ago, I began creating e-learning content (before it was called “e-learning”) to support high-tech and telecom channel partners.

Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

They rarely work out as the techies say they will, but rather too often create a painful experience for all concerned. Context is complex (matrices of businesses, services, people, technology history, location, etc.). Tweet Meet Jeff Loube. My guest blogger is Jeff Loube.

Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

They rarely work out as the techies say they will, but rather too often create a painful experience for all concerned. Context is complex (matrices of businesses, services, people, technology history, location, etc.). Implicit in the comparison of the two models is that in the tool view , the technology itself is instrumental in the decision to adopt the technology. Meet Jeff Loube. My guest blogger is Jeff Loube.

Time to retire Kirkpatrick?

From the Coleface

When you first turned your thoughts to evaluating training, it’s odds-on that a colleague or consultant recommended you to have a look at the Kirkpatrick model. However, in practice it’s really difficult to apply, and probably even more so in a professional services firm. It’s a straightforward concept to grasp and it’s been in use for 50 years.

Dr. Will Thalheimer explores neuroscience behind q.MINDshare.


As a learning researcher/ consultant who has been heavily pushing the idea of subscription learning in keynotes and articles recently, I’m fascinated by the human side of this burgeoning field. They’ve created something even more broadly applicable, but their story is instructive.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

True, mobile apps are harder to create and to support but the value derived from an installed app proves far more beneficial and powerful for the typical enterprise customer, especially those looking to support their own defined workforces versus a broad general audience… Near Bullseye. a.k.a.

Should You Break Up With Your LMS?

CLO Magazine

The acquisition frenzy of the last two to three years could be a factor, because service levels and support can drop or change dramatically after an acquisition. The benefits of SaaS and cloud services — ranging from reduced IT and administrative requirements, easier updates and lower maintenance — are also factoring into replacement decisions. Report tools should provide easy customization without professional services.

Selecting the Best From the Rest

CLO Magazine

All training that’s being created going forward must fit into the critical category — if it is only nice to know, then we will offer that knowledge through a performance tool,” he said. Bob Bennett, chief learning officer and vice president of HR for global delivery services company FedEx Corp., The company’s hotels generally have three daily shifts, and it holds huddles to help make guest service seamless as one shift leaves and another begins.

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2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Building on a common software-as-a-service (SaaS) code infrastructure, Crowd Wisdom makes it possible to create semi-custom solutions that deliver an ultra-modern learning experience. You can sign-up online for a free trial and immediately start creating your own learning ecosystem.

Sales Funnels, Product Launches, and Paid Ads for Course Creators with Jennifer Tamborski


Having always worked in tech specializing in marketing technology, Jennifer realized she had a natural affinity for digital marketing when she was reevaluating her niche and found she knew everything necessary to be a digital marketing consultant.

SEO For Course Creators and Membership Site Owners with Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO


It is a subscription-based service where an SEO coach helps you map your strategy out and connect with the tools you need to make it happen. They’re very busy people, but they can create content for days.

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Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Support for live presentations by a Process Design Consultant. Using human voices makes it more difficult to create and maintain the training. This creates a resource constraint for the creation and maintenance of e-learning material. And it led this person to eventually use the TTS as the basis of creating courses that could be used after the training sessions. Much of the comparison of Text-to-speech vs. Human narration focuses on the hassle factor more than cost.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Show you how to leverage Kirkpatrick’s model of assessment and create a targeted strategy around level three and four assessments. Instead, join this webinar to discover four simple fixes to create powerful presentations when you’re under a time crunch.