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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.

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Always Choose a Specialist over a Generalist

LearnDash

Be it instructional designers, LMS providers, consulting firms, or what have you – it is always best to do business with a specialist. Is their focus on elearning and the training industry, or is it about pumping out a diverse set of products in an effort to cast their net as wide as possible? You would want the specialist because they come with a rather specific skill-set, and background to your situation.

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? But everyone I’ve talked to says they know [insert eLearning development tool here]. As tools like Storyline have become more approachable, people have falsely considered eLearning development as a commodity skill. Consulting

How To: Design, Develop and Deliver eLearning

B Online Learning

A cynic might even argue that there are vested interests in the form of specialist consultants [.]. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy Informal Learning Learning Management System Webinars adult learning principles instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools

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? With the rise of rapid eLearning tools and the ease with which virtually anyone can now create a course, whats changing for the instructional designer? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen? SMEs using rapid eLearning tools)?

A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? (ASTD 2014)

Web Courseworks

This week, Managing eLearning features another guest post from Andy Hicken, Web Courseworks’ Product Innovation Specialist. ASTD’s International Conference and Exposition is a massive, thoroughly capitalist, and rather carnivalesque convergence of people working in corporate talent development, along with the companies and consultants who sell to them. eLearning elearning quality rapid development

Describe what you do

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

” Beth Martin “I would say an intervention Specialist.” A week ago I asked the question on LinkedIn “how would you describe to a family member what it is you do?”

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles. Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role.

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. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant. Specialists are the new norm. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience. Last month, I published a mid-year learning technology trends update.

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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. Whether you are a consultant, selling online courses , an LMS administrator, or instructional designer, you have to position yourself for success. Instructional designers do well to be the specialist provider for a specific type of training. elearning training

GETTING STARTED WITH WORKING OUT LOUD

Learnnovators

Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles. My posts are usually pretty detailed, researched, and long.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You, as a specialist in instructional design, are on an inspiring journey of saving the world from boring ‘instruction’. 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.

Finding a Good Fit in Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

Generalist or specialist. This is pretty common in instructional design and elearning roles, especially in smaller organizations. Specialists have deep skills in one or two areas, but tend to have a weaker base of other related skills. Many elearning developers are specialists; they work best when someone else provides them with a storyboard or script that they can be creative in building. Sophie O’Kelley in Generalist versus specialist?

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

Workplace learning designers, consultants, organizational leaders and change agents, and employees will have to work in collaboration to bring about this shift. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. MOOCs – you can love them or hate them but you can definitely not ignore them. Despite countless stats on MOOC dropout rates, MOOCs are appearing everywhere.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 5: SKILLS LEARNERS NEED TODAY

Learnnovators

Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

10 Tips to Earn Money as an eLearning Professional

Trivantis

As is the case with any worthwhile and rewarding career path, it takes time and dedication to be a successful eLearning professional. However, there are a number of ways that you can boost your earning potential and increase your profits even if you are new in the eLearning field. Review your competitors’ services, either these are eLearning freelancers or companies, to see how you can differentiate yours. . Capitalize on emerging eLearning technologies. .

EMERGENT WORKPLACES: LEARNING IN THE NETWORKED WORLD

Learnnovators

Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles. This is my area of passion.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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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. And this is a greater challenge when it comes to elearning (and other forms of online training). When there’s no instructor, however—when learning is self-directed, asynchronous, and delivered online—there’s a real risk of boring, click-next elearning that barely engages employee attention; training that hardly has a chance of changing behavior. Creating Elearning Under Constraints?

THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

For example, as someone who belongs to the elearning and organizational learning industry, I need to be on top of the critical impact of technology like Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud on workplace learning. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Recently, I read two posts that to me reflected the changing nature of work — from divergently different perspectives.

Essentials of Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Training specialists always fret over the return-on-investment (ROI) for e-learning. Good books to learn more : Performance Consulting or The Performance Consultant’s Fieldbook to help learn more about meeting the organization’s performance requirements. Here’s a great job board for elearning, instructional design, and training jobs. Participate in the weekly elearning challenges to sharpen your skills.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

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.” My graduate school advisor was a specialist in research on creativity. The eLearning Guild’s Guild Master Award (2014). ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.).

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. Presenters: Jon Aleckson, PhD, Association Learning Technologies & eLearning Consultant, CEO of Web Courseworks; Andy Hicken, PhD, Product Innovation Specialist at Web Courseworks.

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Broad and Deep Instructional Design Skills

Experiencing eLearning

I would classify that as elearning development or media development instead. The deep vertical bar makes you a specialist. You might have the strongest skill in elearning development with authoring tools, but moderate skill in graphic design, Javascript, and UX.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! Resident expert - is accessible to networks of people, provides ideas as needed, shares expertise, has high visibility, initiates thinking ( SMEs , face-to-face trainers, consultants - as specialist SME bloggers who are sought after, followed by their networks in domain areas inside Enterprises). For practical example, see eLearning Guild Dynamic 360 Degrees Reports (search 360). Future jobs, now, today!

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. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

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

Learnnovators

Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles. The world has gotten complicated.

5 ELearning Career Questions and Answers

LearnDash

As with any profession, it is important to set goals so that you can continue to grow in your skills and abilities as an elearning developer. I often receive questions from people via LinkedIn asking for an opinion on how they can earn more as an instructional designer, which certifications to pursue, and how to improve their elearning design skills. 5 Common ELearning Career Questions and Answers. Should I try to specialize my elearning development?

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.

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. The last time I presented at Learning Technologies was three years ago - whilst still being responsible for delivering an eLearning program within a huge, global organisation. Running my own eLearning consultancy has certainly been an eye-opener and provided me with a steep learning curve.

SweetRush Expands Its Organizational Transformation Services

Dan Keckan

SweetRush strengthens its world-class culture and changes consulting offerings by hiring noted change management and communications specialist Fran Willis White to help clients identify obstacles to growth, implement change efforts, and thrive. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. While I'm not saying that the resulting audio is world-class, when it comes to creating "just in time eLearning," it works great. I wanted to get some opinions on good microphones from other eLearning developers.

Response from an eLearning Creator

Matthew Guyan

Even though I have many years of experience, multiple degrees and diplomas in Adult Education and Multimedia and Educational Psychology, write for numerous online publications and actively participate in the eLearning community I still don’t know as much as they do about online learning. Signed, The Senior Head Specialist Consulting Advisor in Instructional Learning Architecture Design and Creator of Engaging Knowledge Development Solutions for Organisational Capability.

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. I think that while eLearning has come a long way from the click next culture it used to be, a lot of organizations are hesitant to spend the extra time and budget to include engaging gamification elements in their learning. Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US). Russ Powell , Training & Development Consultant (US). ———-.