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?

Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. This provides an excellent opportunity to consult and partner with those types of clients to look at all of these environmental and motivational factors. By Dean Hawkinson.

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Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

I created a branching scenario prototype in Twine a while back about an instructional design consultant screening and booking a new client. Now I’m going to show my work and my thought process for some of the development process, starting with creating layouts.

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Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

This post continues that discussion with the question of whether we should create courses or whether informal learning and performance support are sufficient. Question 2: Should We Create Courses? Alexander defined a course as “an academic tool to achieve educational objectives.”

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 5 1 Create a project. In this guide, we share the steps, activities, and tools you can use to. eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. Create a clear project charter Begin with the end in mind. need to create multiple versions of.

Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

I created a branching scenario prototype in Twine a while back about an instructional design consultant screening and booking a new client. Now I’m going to show my work and my thought process for some of the development process, starting with creating layouts.

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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.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Ideally, you should determine whether you can actually solve the client’s problem or not with training during the sales process, before you even agree to create a course. Determine the format of the course (self-paced elearning, blended, virtual training, etc.). eLearning.

ID and eLearning Links 12/3/19

Experiencing eLearning

In this post, I share resources for building branching scenarios, finding the cause of performance problems, improving accessibility, creating videos, and moving from classroom to blended learning. Create videos. As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful.

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Creating eLearning Content around Learning Objectives with Simple and User-friendly Authoring Tools

easygenerator

In March 2014, easygenerator conducted a survey to identify trends in the eLearning arena. Research results indicated how eLearning professionals perceive the latest developments in the field, what challenges they face and what demands and requirements they have. 5 eLearning Trends.

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?

eLearning Authoring Tool Must-Haves!

360 Training

All prepared to kick-start your elearning journey? With so many elearning authoring tools available, choosing the right tool can be a daunting task. Ideally, a course authoring tool should have a simple learning curve. The functions should be simple, logical, and self-explanatory, allowing online course developers to create engaging and interactive online training without any confusion. Try out affordable options and free tools first.

How to Create Engaging E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a presentation from a previous workshop on how to create interactive e-learning. For this workshop, I focused on how to create an engaging e-learning experience for the end-user. Here are a few core points from the presentation on how to create engaging e-learning courses.

Tool of the month: interactive video

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

This time the tool of the month is not one but no fewer than five tools. In this blog I share the 5 tools that were central to the meetup, with examples. Create an account, choose ‘interactive video’ and upload your own video (max. elearning interactive video

The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

If you’re looking to create new courses or new methods to deliver training, it can feel over complicated. What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? What Is eLearning? eLearning is any kind of learning that includes technology to help the learner.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0 Browse eLearning Content

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

In my opinion, giving a learner a self-study eLearning program as their only form of training or support is not much different than handing them a manual to read with some exercises. I’ve often wondered why businesses bring in consultants and then refuse to take their advice.

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Should I Use an eLearning Vendor or a Freelancer?

ThinkingKap Solutions

A while back we wrote an article on finding the right eLearning partner. The question “which is better, eLearning vendor or a freelancer?” What’s the difference between an eLearning vendor and a freelancer? Developing eLearning is no different.

The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. With each tool offering a wide range of features, workflows and support packages, it’s key you find the right fit for all your stakeholders’ needs, now and two years down the line.

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.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 4: Implementation

Your Training Edge

Or do you want to create a secondary brand that’s used in-house? Either way, you may need to engage your in-house marketing department or an outside consultant to help you design the look and feel of the courses and their rollout. Your content is ready to go.

Creating eLearning Content around Learning Objectives with Simple and User-friendly Authoring Tools

easygenerator

In March 2014, easygenerator conducted a survey to identify trends in the eLearning arena. Research results indicated how eLearning professionals perceive the latest developments in the field, what challenges they face and what demands and requirements they have. 5 eLearning Trends.

How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

ThinkingKap Solutions

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. Creating the perfect eLearning team that works best for you really depends on your staffing, structure, and bandwidth. eLearning Developer.

ID and eLearning Links 9/24/19

Experiencing eLearning

In this post, I share a guide on becoming an instructional designer, storytelling research, and a tool for creating citations easily. There’s a quick summary of theories and different tools, tips for creating a portfolio, and info on ways to learn more.

Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. With each tool offering a wide range of features, workflows and support packages, it’s important you find the right fit for everyone: shop-floor staff all the way to your in-house Learning Designers.

Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC

Your Training Edge

One thing they have going for them is their versatility, which allows them to be introduced in the process of eLearning and education, as well as corporate training. Lucidchart is a cloud-based tool designed to create diagrams.

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3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning

LearnDash

While many people (including myself) contest that elearning is a viable solution for organizations large and small, there are some unfortunate misconceptions regarding elearning that decrease its effectiveness. Elearning Development & Management is Part-Time Work.

Multi-Device Elearning: Responsive eLearning Design or Adaptive – What’s the Best Choice?

Adobe Captivate

With the rise of mobile devices and varied screen sizes, Responsive eLearning has become quite essential to create multi-device eLearning or mobile learning. It enables learners to access the eLearning courses from their preferred devices.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you've tried Adobe Presenter with Video Express , you are probably aware that you can create a video of yourself as you present your PowerPoint slides, and then display either yourself, your slides, or both in the published project. I'm creating an update lesson, not a full how-to video. From the task bar, I retrieve Video Express, and hit the Create New Project button. At the bottom of the screen, I click the Presentation Only tool. by Jennie Ruby.

6 steps to make your authoring tool implementation a success

Elucidat

So, here’s our advice on making sure that your transition to a new authoring tool is a positive, not painful, experience. Managing the change to a new authoring tool. Ideally, you want your team to be able to hit the ground running with your new authoring tool. Elearning Produc

Helpful Tools, Ideas and Templates for the Busy eLearning Designer

SHIFT eLearning

Working in eLearning design can be overwhelming; eLearning designers spend many hours struggling to come up with the best possible design. It''s an excellent place to look for top quality content to spice up your eLearning courses, presentations, or even your CV.

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Immersing Learners in Engaging eLearning Assessments

eLearning Brothers

For many workplaces, the educational argument for integrating authentic assessments into their eLearning experiences is powerful. They also are known for being valuable tools for learners to evaluate and improve their own performance.

5 Simple and Effective eLearning Interactions

Bottom-Line Performance

Why invest in eLearning courses instead of “flat” media like powerpoints and webinars? Besides the obvious benefits of reduced costs and a virtual training environment, eLearning allows learners to practice new skills and concepts safely through a variety of interactions.

10 Pointers You Can Use To Create An Effective Outsourcing Strategy For eLearning

Adobe Captivate

To align with a rapidly changing learningscape and pressure on training budgets, organizations opt for outsourcing eLearning development. In this article, I share 10 pointers to create a successful and highly effective eLearning outsourcing strategy.