Her advice and designs have been used by organizations that include Microsoft, Pfizer, the US Army, Barclays, and the US Department of the Interior. Learnnovators: You are a trustee of the Serious eLearning Manifesto (launched recently by Michael Allen, Clark Quinn, Julie Dirksen, and Will Thalheimer). To what extent do you think this has inspired the making of the Serious eLearning Manifesto? I agree that the recommendations don’t apply just to elearning.

How to Copy Text from Flash Courses When You Don’t have the Original File

Rapid eLearning

It’s a great application included in the Microsoft Office products. Here’s a great job board for elearning, instructional design, and training jobs. Participate in the weekly elearning challenges to sharpen your skills. Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration. This elearning 101 series and the free e-books will help. Many of you have to convert old Flash courses to HTML5.


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3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning


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. In most cases, this is the result of key decision makers in companies not fully understanding the concept of elearning, and instead buying into the benefits based on the sales pitches they hear from vendors. Elearning Development & Management is Part-Time Work.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Dude, Watch Your Aspect. Ratio!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When creating eLearning in TechSmith Camtasia, Adobe Captivate, or Articulate Storyline, one critical consideration is the physical width and height of your project (also known as the canvas size).   When I teach any of my eLearning courses, I encourage learners to consider their end-users when determining the size of the canvas. These days, most users access eLearning content on anything from a desktop computer to laptops to mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones.

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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. His mission is to improve the quality of eLearning with practical approaches that work.

Why Today’s ELearning Can Stink


Elearning today is suffering from standards of the past, from instructional design principles to the tools we use to create the courses. For years, Articulate has been a juggernaut in the rapid elearning development space. On many of my consulting arrangements, I was asked to develop elearning using one of two programs: Articulate or Captivate. While this is one of Articulate’s greatest strengths, it is also what is holding back creative elearning development.

10 eLearning gamification examples

Ed App

Integrating gamification into everyday online learning (eLearning) keeps people more engaged, curious, and motivated. By combining gamification elements with eLearning, you create a fun, convenient, and inclusive learning experience.

eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George There is no denying that the most important thing about eLearning is solid content. Some Fonts Read Better On-Screen eCommerce Consultant Dr. Ralph F. So should you stop using Times New Roman in your eLearning lessons? " If you feel your eLearning content will be presented to a skeptical audience (or one you've never worked with before), dazzling them with fancy fonts may not be the way to go. In a study (funded by Microsoft) by A.

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Do You Walk To Work or Carry Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part II.

Dashe & Thomson

Kristin Ford is Owner and President of PC Training Source, an independent consulting firm that specializes in premier learning industry products and services. When verbally describing performance support I have referred to it as a Microsoft-Help- that-actually-works. I don’t know about you – but I have used Microsoft Help only a couple of times and it is a very frustrating exercise. This is very similar to how I first “got” the concept of eLearning.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

Death of Self-Pace eLearning. In a report published in August 2016 by Sam Adkins of Ambient Insight a declaration is made that self-paced eLearning is in a death spiral: The worldwide five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for self-paced eLearning is distinctly negative at -6.4%; global revenues for self-paced courseware are dropping fast. In 2016, global revenues for self-paced eLearning reached $46.6 The demand for “traditional” eLearning is waning.



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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. For example, some tools are good at creating training for software applications, while others are designed to convert Microsoft PowerPoint presentations into SCORM-compliant training modules. The post Making The Jump Into eLearning appeared first on ICS Learning Group.

Project Management Tips for Your eLearning Course


Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is part of a blog series on creating elearning courses by Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP. Sharlyn is a HR pro turned consultant with more than 20 years of professional human resources experience. My elearning project is behind schedule. Your elearning project will stay on track if you’re organized, so find the method that works best for you. Should you hire an outside consultant to assist with the project?

Software Courses Sell Really Well


When I was consulting for Fortune 500 companies on their elearning programs it was always a combination of software and process training. Head on over to (or a similar site) and you will find that the most popular programs are often around software like Microsoft Office Suite or Adobe Photoshop. For example, I once provided some consulting for and they built a very successful company creating training around engineering software.

This FREE Alternative to Might Surprise You


If you have ever been involved in on an elearning development project team, you know that one obstacle you have to contend with is the size of the elearning files. I have made my career working in the corporate sector as a learning and training development consultant to very large, international companies. While the business was different for my clients, one thing remained the same: Microsoft Office Suite. elearning free training tools

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions


The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” Best of Elearning! Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! The Best of Elearning! An exclusive handful of organizations have won Best of Elearning! Elearning! To learn more, visit awards/best-of-elearning-awards. Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines take great pride in announcing the Best of Elearning!

eLearning Tour - May 21 - Free

Tony Karrer

On May 21, LearnTrends will be hosting an eLearning Tour Event. Our tour guides and their topics are: Bob Mosher - Performance Support Tools Judy Brown - Mobile Learning Solutions Karl Kapp - Games and Simulations Tony Karrer - Self-Paced and Other eLearning Solutions Each tour guide will give a brief overview of what's happening out there and then we'll see examples. These examples are coming straight from our eLearning community. eLearning Technology.

Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I’m still working on my yearly post that is my eLearning Predictions. Here’s the information: Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 To kick off the new year, Dr. Tony Karrer is sharing some thoughts on what's going to be happening in the world of eLearning in 2010. Back in 2006, Tony was talking about eLearning 2.0 He is author of the award-winning eLearning Technology blog, creator of eLearning Learning , and founder of Work Literacy. eLearning Technology.



However, L&D will need to take on a very different role in the workplace as advisors, consultants, and supporters – or Modern Workplace Learning Practitioners as I call them – who support all 4 Ds of learning. JANE HART - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

I don't know if I've seen this reported by the eLearningGuild , but their reports showed some interesting information about satisfaction levels reported by members on course authoring and rapid eLearning tool satisfaction levels. Courseware Authoring Tool Satisfaction - Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction - I'm only showing tools with 15 or more evaluations. Articulate Rapid e-Learning Studio Microsoft Word Articulate Engage Articulate Rapid B-Learning SN.

Why You Should Invest in IT Training


I know this to be true as I have seen it first hand when working on consulting projects. Microsoft Office). elearning training For years, one of the more difficult concepts to convey to an organization’s leadership has been the ROI of a training event. It seems that most companies do believe that training is important, but they will often invest in other (more tangible) areas.

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Manual Methods Still Dominate Training


According to one study conducted by the folks at, roughly 36% of LMS purchasers they encounter reported that they were still using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and live training instructors for the majority of their training needs. I would venture to guess that there are two main reason why a large portion of companies (at least the ones from this particular study) are behind the times with elearning and learning management systems. elearning training

Learning goes small, social, savvy

Origin Learning

A white paper for the eLearning Guild by Sharon Vipond and Janet Clarey, called ‘Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC : Transforming Training to Increase Seller Engagement’ describes “how Microsoft designed and launched its first MOOC at a critical juncture in the company’s history. Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC: Transforming Training to Increase Seller Engagement. ** P. 15, 16: Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC: Transforming Training to Increase Seller Engagement. ## Marc J.

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Elearning Thought Leaders: Tom Kuhlmann

eLearning Weekly

Community and elearning are trending big time. Anyone who has read his blog ( Rapid eLearning Blog ) knows that it is a wealth of tutorials and practical tips for elearning designers and developers. When you combine Kuhlmann’s writing with Articulate’s Community Forum and Gabe Anderson’s Word of Mouth Blog , you get a vibrant elearning community that is further augmented by Twitter and Facebook. Tom Kuhlmann is VP of Community at Articulate.

Motivate Your Employees with e-Learning Incentives

Your Training Edge

HR consultant Insperity notes that investing in employees’ education sends the message that you care about them. Many sites offer courses on a wide variety of topics, from using productivity software like Microsoft Office or Adobe Creative Suite to data analysis to magazine design. eLearning Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development LMS Talent Management TrainingManaging a company full of employees can be very difficult at times.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, March 23, 2009 Market Differences in eLearning Im a fan of the number 42. Sreya Dutta (Instructional Design: On the road to learning ) responded to a thread in the comments about the eLearning market in India: Cammy, thanks for this interesting post. I agree with Rupa and Poonam on the elearning industry in India but there are variations too.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video Express disappears, a count-down from 5 to 1 rolls, and consulting my script, I take a live video of some screen actions, narrating as I go. I've decided to create a slide show of the Microsoft Word updates, with a mini-video of each change. Adobe Presenter Video Express e-learning eLearning by Jennie Ruby.

Becoming a Learning Architect

Integrated Learnings

Then came performance consulting, a new buzz phrase that attempted to turn instructional designers into consultants who would investigate performance issues and work towards interventions to close that gap, both instructional and non-instructional. This was a hard sell to our clients, and it took (and still takes) a lot of selling and convincing to get their buy-in to trust us as consultants. By Dean Hawkinson.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

And I feel honored that social signals came in granting my post on eLearning Strategy top spot. Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , November 1, 2010I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts - The eLearning Coach , November 10, 2010Want to improve how you write for the ear?

The Best Feature in Articulate Studio 13


Just as before, it integrates right into Microsoft PowerPoint, but now it doesn’t seem so out of place with the latest PowerPoint version. Most organizations that I have consulted care about reporting first, and design second. Articulate is a major player in elearning. Compliments of After a long wait, Articulate has finally released their latest installment of Articulate Studio.

Where to Host Your eLearning Catalog and eCommerce: AMS or LMS?

WBT Systems

But one decision often takes associations by surprise: Should you host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce on your LMS or on your association management system (AMS)? First, we’ll explain why integration is advisable and then we’ll explore some issues you need to consider before deciding where to host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce. The big decision: where to host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce. eLearning catalog and eCommerce hosting considerations.

ELC 026: Looking Into The Future Of Instructional Technology

The eLearning Coach

Abbie Brown […] Post from: The eLearning Coach ELC 026: Looking Into The Future Of Instructional Technology. He specializes in instructional media production and online learning environment design, and provides consultation and workshops. He consults with and provides professional development to schools and districts. Are you curious about the future of instructional technology and learning? Abbie Brown, Ph.D., and Tim Green, Ph.D.,

27+ Best WordPress Development Companies Based on their Specialization, Location and Cost

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Providing everything from digital strategy and WordPress development services to design services and technical consultation, Trew knowledge is a top-tier full-service WordPress development agency. Strategy & Consultation. Marketing Consulting and Management. Consulting.

Learning Solutions Series: Web Conferencing Solutions Not Just for Meetings Anymore


Among them are big names such as Cisco’s® Webex® (32.5%), Citrix’s® GoTo™ products (15%), and Microsoft’s® communication tools (11%). This blog series focuses on the most popular types of learning and training solutions for those in the elearning, training and HR industries. The information presented here is an analysis of the data found in the annual report, Learning Technology Solutions Forecast: 2014 Edition (available here ) compiled by Cox eLearning Consultants.

Is Your Brand Killing Course Sales?


You don’t have to run out and hire a branding consultant though. Here’s a tip: open up Photoshop (or Microsoft Word) and type your business name out. With a well structured brand for your elearning business you will find that securing sales becomes easier over time as the brand becomes more established. You want to know what is just as important as the content in the online course you sell? Your brand.

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