Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

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There is a multitude of ways to do a simple task, like measuring a piece of string, you would expect there to be an exponentially wider array of approaches to a more complex task, like developing a piece of digital learning content. Content source. Preparation of missing content.

10 Reasons Every University Must Invest in Online Program Development

Hurix Digital

By investing in online program development , universities can create a distinctive brand identity, maintain financial stability, further their reach and achieve academic excellence. Universities can reap various benefits by investing in online program development.

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Start this 2019 by the hand of the Top eLearning Companies in India


We have prepared this list with the companies that we think, are the better options to look for training , content , development , IT solutions or eLearning matters in India. Competencies: Define the competencies that your students must achieve in order to develop specific skills.

10 Best Practices in Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

Here are 10 rules of thumb for online course development that will help you deliver on these micro and macro parameters to create a well-rounded curriculum for the virtual medium: 1. Here’s more on the importance of digital curriculum development in higher education .

eLearning Around The Web

The eLearning Coach

Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligences and Web Tools. Here’s an interesting article by Jil Wright that matches varied web tools to an individual’s inclinations and intellectual strengths. Review of 2009: 100 great resources.

What You Need to Know About the New 508 Compliance Rules

eLearning Brothers

and abroad, including standards issued by the European Commission and with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). eLearning developers will want to focus on the Functional Performance Criteria section. There’s a “safe harbor” clause for legacy content.

Pressure mounting to lose Flash in Web content


Pressure mounting to lose Flash in Web content. Flash is the entrenched choice, due to its longtime presence on Web pages. Now, it's worth leaders considering Flash to HTML5 conversion for their rich resources to fit in with the new wave of computing and Web apps.

Partnership of UDL (Universal Design for Learning) and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Course designs should aim to progress the learner on the continuum from novice to expert and allow participants to engage with the content in ways that support lifelong learning. UDL focuses on three main principles: content representation, content engagement, and learning expression.

The Sweet Spot in Educational Design Opportunities

Adobe Captivate

Technology should not be used as a method for delivering information to learners, but instead it should be use as to assist learners in developing knowledge. This simple game allows a content designer to quickly identify important learning concepts. Content Design Suggestions.

Overview of What’s New in Lectora 12

eLearning Brothers

The new features of Lectora 12 will make you proud to be a Lectora developer and makes it easier than ever to create engaging eLearning. Lectora 12 developers can now: Crop images without needing additional image editing software. More Customization for Content Development.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. Increasing the number of clicks required to view the content does not make it more interactive. Exploit Web 2.0.

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Learning Program

Solo Learning

Developing a Successful Learning Program. Specifically, a company to design, development, and implement a learning program for their senior leadership team. With the intention of developing a unique deliverable while driving business results. The senior leadership team included directors who lead and develop teams of hundreds of professionals. Develop high-performing employees for future roles within the leadership team.

5 Ways Managers Can Encourage Staff To Do Professional Development Online

Web Courseworks

How To Encourage Informal Professional Development At Work. In my previous blog post, I wrote about how workers and job seekers likely undervalue the benefits of free online learning and professional development opportunities. Make professional development a priority.

Lectora Basics: How to Use the Resource Manager


Now we will talk about the other important management tool, the Resource Manager. The Resource Manager. It is essentially a library of every resource that you’ve imported into or linked to your Lectora title. Resource Manager – All Tab. Resource Used Pane.

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. Content management.

Mobile Learning: Making Content Available Anytime, Anywhere


Mobile learning, also called M-learning or mLearning, is any type of content that is developed or consumed on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and including anything from podcasts to full eLearning courses. Future-Proofing Your Content for Mobile.

Top 5 Free Screen Recording Tools for Mac and Windows

eLearning Brothers

Besides video capturing, they offer lots of other functions, including but not limited to simultaneous web cam recording, video and audio editing, and adding video effects. Well, at least the most vital ones, those that an eLearning content developer uses in the process of creation.)

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How Not to Adopt an LCMS


Modern learning organizations understand that, in order to provide learners with the resources they expect (such as content personalization, mobile learning, microlearning, and just-in-time support) new technology tools are no longer a “nice to have” — they’re a necessity.


The Age of DIY

Bottom-Line Performance

Last fall I reported in SMEs as Developers that I had some trepidation in this area. I could envision endless content dumps, limited structure, and confused learners. While a SME on their own as content developer still makes me nervous. In developing learning solutions, maybe you can do the analysis but need help with the design. Or perhaps your content is brilliant but you need help implementing appropriate technology. Web 2.0 – Ripe for DIY.

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


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.

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.

Rapid e-Learning: Increasing Speed of Development, Reducing Cost and Meeting e-learners' Needs

Vignettes Learning

How do I decide which approach can dramatically increase the speed of development and how do I calculate the returns? How do I work effectively with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to obtain content? What strategy ensures that the software meets rapid development and cost objectives? › Our e-Learning programs are at least 50% heavy (too much content) and at least 75% cumbersome (too much control) than what is required by e-learners.

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Benefits of a Tin Can API Compliant Learning Management System


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. Web Browser Restrictions Not Applicable.

4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

Absorb LMS

Fresh out of university, I worked as a content developer and designed and authored hundreds of hours of online courses. Like storing your favorite dinner recipes on hand-written, color-coded index cards, managing learning content this way sounds like a good idea.

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10 Reasons to Join The eLearning Guild

Web Courseworks

I remember the days when Web Courseworks’ customers did not have online course instructional developers or designers and LMS administrators on staff. Professional Development. Conveniently, topics are segmented by Executive Management, Technology, Design & Development.

Spotlight On Anthony Montalvo

eLearning Weekly

His experience in the e-learning industry (selling and implementing projects, and leading content development teams) has led him to combine these two fields and start offering content translation and localization services. e-Learning, Web 2.0,

Training Vision 6: Execution Plan

Your Training Edge

To adequately plan execution, look at your strategy from the standpoints of technology, human resources, physical resources, “buy in,” and finance. The discussion of intellectual capital may lead to your human resources capabilities.

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Challenges and Solutions of creating e-Learning Solutions for an Enterprise-Wide Global Audience


By following best practices of e-learning content development, organizations can avoid common mistakes and create impactful learning content for international learners.

XAPI Gaining Traction: An interview with Megan Torrance

Web Courseworks

Megan brings over a decade of business consulting and project management experience to her instructional design and development work. The post XAPI Gaining Traction: An interview with Megan Torrance appeared first on Web Courseworks.

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Online Learning Programs: Why Every Institution is Going Digital

Hurix Digital

Digital technologies have impacted all aspects of our lives including education, learning and development. Online learning programs or learning by using online resources gained momentum in the last decade. With online content, students can thus personalize their learning.

Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS


Resource Management. The number one item on our cool stuff list is Resource Management. The second cool thing we find that is typically overlooked is the ability to develop custom APIs. Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS.

Deriving the Best out of E-learning Outsourcing: Creating Impactful Courseware


With the growing popularity and success of e-learning in the corporate circles, the need for high-quality course-ware development is ever-increasing. Many organizations thus prefer the route of developing their course-ware through external resources in order to keep up with the pace of demand and restrictive time-lines. G-Cube works with many organizations, assisting them to develop e-courses for their varying needs.

Rapid (Collaborative) Authoring Tools for developers/SMEs in multiple locations

Janet Clarey

I’ve been slicing and dicing our Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase and doing some online research in response to a question about collaborative rapid authoring tools that developers in multiple locations can use. Collaborative across locations = Server-based authoring environment that one or more content developers access simultaneously using their browser for collaborative authoring. I’m not making recommendations, just a resource).

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

These courses, can, therefore, help organizations save money, time and resources when training new recruits, improving compliance or implementing employee skill upgradation programs. These eLearning development tools make course creation and implementation efficient and user-friendly.

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

You can also easily change content and assign it to different users. You can access course content from any location using these tools. Some of the setup options can be complicated and need to be handled by a developer, especially if you don’t have experience with programming.