Tools for Effective Content Development

Your Training Edge

Undoubtedly the battle of the success of a blog or any website in general is played in the attractiveness, added value, originality and, ultimately, the quality of its contents. But equally is that there is already a lot of free content out there, it is increasingly difficult to highlight if you have not yet reached a high visibility and probably do not count for a long time to develop your content. How to make more visual content.

Top eLearning Development Companies for Enterprises & SMBs

Hurix Digital

Enterprises need custom-developed eLearning solutions that project their brand, culture and values, while enabling them to meet their learning and development needs. Thus, begins their search for eLearning development companies that can help achieve their goals. Here, in this article, we list some of the top eLearning development companies for Enterprises/SBEs, based on their content development quality, expertise, innovation, customer reviews and customer services.

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Notes from Intelligent Content 2010

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Learning Content Management > Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 March 11th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment A couple of weeks ago, Xyleme presented at Intelligent Content conference hosted by the Rockley Group. I think the Rockley Group’s definition hits the nail on the head: Intelligent content is content which is not limited to one purpose, technology or output.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Let Go Through BPO for eLearning

Web Courseworks

Members love professional development opportunities. However, many associations are starting to recognize that while members are central to their functions, the deployment of professional development is not an association’s core business. This is particularly true for learning provided over the Internet. As noted previously, it is not the central function of an association to deliver online professional development. Content management.

Benefits of a Tin Can API Compliant Learning Management System

ProProfs

Referring to the definition cited by Wikipedia : Tin Can xAPI “is an e-learning software specification that allows learning content and learning systems to speak to each other in a manner that records and tracks all types of learning experiences. E-Learning courses are not all about developing and sharing learning materials with the users. Before SCORM entered the picture in the year 1999, content developers and e-learning managers faced difficulties with data interoperability.

Gamification: An Effective Strategy to Enhance Learning Outcomes

Harbinger Interactive Learning

What is gamification, and how can it be leveraged for developing a forward-looking eLearning content strategy? This must be on the top of the mind of any Learning & Development (L&D) or HR leader in today’s time.

Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of External eLearning

Your Training Edge

Licensing external eLearning content can provide you and your organization with definite benefits, along with some potential drawbacks. Again, as we discussed on the benefits and obstacles to developing internally, your role is to determine where the greatest benefit lies. As we will see, the infrastructure requirements are much less than developing your own eLearning. In relation to time, externally licensing your eLearning content can be quick and efficient.

The 8 best SCORM authoring tools to watch for 2021

Elucidat

An authoring tool can be used to create and maintain web-based content. SCORM stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model. It means your content can run from any LMS that’s compatible with SCORM. They’re hosted on an external server. Internet access.

10 Reasons to Invest in Corporate Training Solutions

Hurix Digital

Also, cloud-hosted corporate training makes training cost-effective and flexible. Rapidly Deploy Content. They don’t have to rush through the content in traditional classrooms or move at the same pace as their co-workers. Quick Updates to Training Content.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. Most often, it’s delivered over the internet. Learning management systems that deliver content and administer quizzes.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

The five phases of ADDIE framework encompass the entire content development process, from discovery to delivery. Content analysis. The design phase delivers: Enhanced content outline(ECO) or table of content(TOC). Modifications and additions to the content. Additional evaluation content. Development Phase. A storyboard covers all content and navigation of the course and indicates the media elements such as graphics and animations.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals. We can ensure that all training, and especially elearning, is designed so that it’s accessible—built so that all people, including learners with differing abilities, can access the content. Most often, it’s delivered over the internet.

How to Create the Best Online Courses for Higher Education

Hurix Digital

What they want is engaging, immersive and interactive content. The good news is that online course developers are leveraging technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality to make online learning programs more contextual, relevant, real-time and interesting.

Developing Training With What You Carry In Your Pocket

Training Industry

Web video, as a means to deliver educational content, is clearly an idea whose time has come. What started as the result of the full motion compression (MPEG) efforts of Philips Interactive Media in 1992, has resulted in the proliferation of web-based instructional video content. For example, YouTube reports that over 72 hours of video content is uploaded to its platform every minute.

10 Advantages of e-Learning in higher education over Traditional Methods

Hurix Digital

Here’s a list of Top Online Learning Development and Delivery Tools. This is because audio-visual learning coupled with a host of variable media formats, tend to cast a positive influence on the learner’s ability to grasp and retain information.

It’s Time to Cross That Bridge: Building Learning in a Highly Regulated or Compliance-Driven Industry

Xyleme

Learning and development teams within highly regulated and compliance driven industries have unique challenges when it comes to developing and delivering their content. Is Your Bridge Still Under Construction: Common Content Challenges for Compliance and Regulated Industries. Content built in multiple systems and various formats (Word, PowerPoint, Captivate, Storyline). Trying to accommodate different audiences but delivering the same content and outputs to all.

How to Make The Best Online Courses for Higher Education

Hurix Digital

What they want is engaging, immersive and interactive content. The good news is that online course developers are leveraging technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality to make online learning programs more contextual, relevant, real-time and interesting.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. Adobe Flash is a software platform designed to support multimedia content production and display. This effectively forced the hands of developers to convert their Flash games to another platform, and HTML5 emerged as the de-facto choice.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Accessibility means course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation). CDN (Content Delivery Network). CMS (Content Management System).

eLearning in Australia

eFront

We are a specialised elearning content development company for the mining industry and all of the associated trade areas. Online learning (prevalent in TAFE & Universities) is merely taking paper based or video resources and putting them on the internet for students to access, download and view. Whereas true elearning is the development of training content from paper based to learner led resources.

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

And going forward, professional development is expected to become even more integral to the non-dues revenue mix – fueled by members’ desire to keep pace with the rapidly changing world of work. By thoughtfully implementing modern learning tools, content and delivery methods, you can provide high-value continuing education that complements your broader mission and purpose. Their members want to develop relevant knowledge and skills throughout their careers.

Should you use MOOCs over other forms of corporate trainings?

Your Training Edge

Almost everybody uses the internet, social media and instant messaging. MOOCs allow companies to provide uniform delivery of content to all its employees at distributed locations. Sharing your training content allows other professionals to learn from your subject matter experts and create a better talent pool for you to choose your next employee from. Strong training content. Continuing and Professional Development (CPD).

How to Select the Right eLearning Authoring Tools and Services

Hurix Digital

An eLearning authoring tool is a software that developers use to package content, typically, multimedia content, and make it available to end users on the World Wide Web. While there are many tools available, it is advisable to choose one that supports e-learning content standards such as SCORM , AICC and CBT. Apart from the basic functionality, enquire if the price includes access to supplementary tools and services such as content libraries and cloud storage.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

Host them on your own blog, website or intranet! eXe The eXe project developed a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, Once the model has been written, simulation interfaces can be developed by teachers and content developers who have no knowledge of Java.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Social learning is all about providing more flexible and responsive ways for delivering this knowledge through user generated content, engagement, and feedback. The 5 Myths of Social Learning: Myth #1: User-generated content in social media platforms will replace formal content development processes. The obvious point here is that due to assessment, certification, and regulatory issues, training content will still require formal development processes.

Course Development Management for eLearning Teams: The Software Advantage

OpenSesame

For elearning teams, course content development requires a high degree of organization, more so if you’re outsourcing certain specialties, like the creation of multimedia simulators. Course development – the challenges. As in any team-based projects, course development isn’t immune to challenges that can include the following: 1. Disconnected planning and execution in course development can result in an elearning team’s failure to meet product end specifications.

18 Must-Know LMS Training Topics for Effective eLearning

eThink Education

Both Moodle and Totara Learn are used, supported, and funded by a large open-source community, from partners and developers to organizational LMS administrators and L&D managers. eThink recommends that all clients conduct regular professional development and LMS training sessions in order to properly utilize and maximize the capabilities of open-sou rce learning. Learn about best practices for developing courses that adhere to UDL and are accessible for all types of learners.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

>> Fully hosted and maintained. >> >> Easily import of SCORM and AICC content. >> Intellum’s Exceed combines flexible content management, enrollment, assessment and reporting functionality with a clean user experience that drives course completion. It seamlessly handles off-the-shelf and custom courseware, instructor-led, “blended,” and virtual classes, videos, and a wide range of informal learning content. Content.

Importance of Online Training: 3 Reasons How It Saves Your Company Money

KnowledgeAnywhere

Online training, also known as e-learning, is a form of education that takes place entirely over the internet. Employees can then access the training courses anytime and anywhere making the creation of development opportunities simple. Online training, on the other hand, can be accessed anytime and anywhere with the only requirement being an internet connection. Additionally, online content can be continuously revised.

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Importance of Online Training: 3 Ways It Saves Your Company Money

KnowledgeAnywhere

Online training, also known as e-learning, is a form of education that takes place entirely over the internet. Employees can then access the training courses anytime and anywhere making the creation of development opportunities simple. Online training, on the other hand, can be accessed anytime and anywhere with the only requirement being an internet connection. Additionally, online content can be continuously revised.

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Principles and Tools from “Modern Accessibility Techniques,” Hiram Kuykendall’s AAUG Presentation

The Learning Dispatch

While emphasizing the “why” of digital accessibility, Microassist CTO and noted accessibility advocate Hiram Kuykendall also provided web and application developers over an hour’s worth of web accessibility resources and instruction during Austin Adobe User Group ’s (AAUG’s) June meeting. Below, I’ll cover a bit of the overview he gave, as well as point to accessibility resources developers will find helpful as they build and test their projects.

Reflecting on Xyleme Voices: The Industry Luminaries We've Talked To

Xyleme

While I am the host of this library, there are a number of people in the background who put tremendous time, effort, and pride into researching, recruiting, and producing these terrific podcasts. We were hugely excited when the Internet Time Alliance agreed to participate and I could have not been happier with the result. Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into Formal Learning Five Myths of Social Learning RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Overview of the eLearning Industry The evolving state of the industry Host: Ellen Wagner, Adobe Guest Speaker: Chris Howard, Principal Analyst at Bersin Associates (research and advisory firm in corporate training and performance management) Research done by Bersin in the last several months. Collaborated with Adobe to identify trends in elearning industry re: content creation and trends in development. 72% of training content is used informally.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

Today, we keep hearing that formal presentations are out, that it’s all about informal learning, social learning and user-generated content. For this event, I decided to dispose of the safety net that had served me so well in the past and host a completely informal webinar whose content was completely driven by attendee questions. A common complaint we received was that there was a lack of examples on how mobile learning content is currently being used.

How To Make and Market Your Online Course or Get Some Help With That With Grant Weherley

LifterLMS

Chris and Grant dive into several topics relevant to course creators, from what philosophy to take when planning out your course, to how you can improve your course content by focusing on what adds value. Getting feedback from students on your course content can help you to shape your program around what adds the most value. Course creators will sometimes put the flash aspect above the consumability of the content, but this is generally ineffective for learners.

's How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Here are three techniques I’ve used that will make your e-learning development go faster and cost less. I start by automating as much of the production process as I can and freeing up my more expensive Flash developers to work on projects that best utilize their skills. This allows you to meet your objectives without committing more expensive resources (like your Flash developers) to the project. Commit your multimedia resources to custom development.

This is where my outrageous headline goes

Janet Clarey

I know that online learning is not the same as reading a newspaper article or watching news online (or at least I hope not) but I have always been interested in the similarities of two of their associated professions - instructional designer and journalist – especially how they are evolving; presenting meaningful content that elicits less passive and less controlled behaviors. Likely a hybrid mix of instructional designer, content curator, project manager, and content developer.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. For leadership development. For professional development.