Elearning Content Development is Helping Communities

Designing Digitally

Elearning content development isn’t just for classrooms and corporate training anymore. Developers are creating games for different genres and local government, towns, and communities are among the top of the list. Local governments are jumping on board the elearning train.

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training

Learnnovators

“ When training is done well, doors open, skills develop, and performance excellence yields personal and organizational rewards. Algorithmically Generated Content – The Future of E-Learning? : THE QUOTE: “ The future of e-Learning is wide open!

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We are proud to have been named to TrainingIndustry.com's 2017 Content Development Watch List

Actio Learning

Actio Learning has been recognized for "pushing the development of new programs to deliver impactful improvements in employee performance" and for "impressive capabilities that can improve employee learning in corporations around the world."

Q&A: Unicorn Head of Content Development Laura Hooper

Unicorn Training

Ahead of the e-learning awards on Thursday 6 November, where the eCreator has been shortlisted for Most Innovative New Learning Product, we caught up with Unicorn's Head of Content Development Laura Hooper for a chat about the world of content development. A year ago I was asked to become the Head of Content Development. What would be your dream content development project? Creating/developing something!

The Role of Style Guides in E-learning

CommLab India

Content creation for online learning modules is often taken up by varied individuals/teams in an organization. that serve as reference and training tools for individuals creating content for online courses.

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Lesson 2. SMEs, Stakeholders, Roles: Where You Fit Into All Of It

eLearning Industry

Learn about Subject Matter Experts and other roles in an eLearning project. See what's your true role as a content developer and how to manage expectations. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Project Management eLearning Team Instructional Design Challenges Subject Matter ExpertsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started

Origin Learning

Definition of learning objectives – After a broad outline is prepared that defines what skills you need to develop, comes the need to dig further. Research your target audience – Knowing your audience before designing content and delivery methods is an absolute must.

Training & Development: How sensible is it to outsource?

Origin Learning

Why should businesses look at outsourcing training and development? The University offered role-based curricula to ensure that its employees and partners had the right skills and knowledge to maximize the company’s investment in the in-house solutions.It

Let’s get rid of the instructional designers!

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s something I remembered while writing my last blog post about user-generated content. Whereas that post explored the role of the learner in the content development process, how about their role in the broader instructional design process?

What exactly does an E-Learning Manager do?

E-Learning Provocateur

The thing is, the role of “E-Learning Manager” (ELM) is a grey one. Even within the one role at the one workplace, the breadth of what an ELM might do can be staggering. • Content curation. • Content mapping. • Content sourcing.

10 LMS Customization Options To Look For In Your Next Learning Management System

KMI Learning

Corporate learners know that you stand behind the online training content, as it bears your mark. Role Assignments. This LMS customization feature helps you assign specific roles to corporate learners or members of your L&D team. Content Delivery Options.

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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. Rockin’ role.

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Do we need to rethink eBooks and how we use it in eLearning?

Vignettes Learning

After more than four decades of teaching, facilitating, elearning designing and story-based lesson development, I fully appreciate both the paper-based content and digital references. This is a cause of diversion and it removes the focus from the main content.

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Constraints Compel eLearner to be Creative

Vignettes Learning

Developers and designers are encouraged to create modules that challenge the intelligence and creativity of the learners. Letting go of control" pushes trainers to rethink their roles in the learning process.

Gamification: PlayA Game, Save the World

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Gamification is gaining ground in the nonprofit and social development sectors. gamification ray jimenez scenario-based critical thinking scenarios vignettes narrative storytelling content development Interactivity stories instructional design conversations eLearning

Story-Based Learning Design Using a Mobster Story

Vignettes Learning

As the learners attempt to put an ending to an unconcluded story, different insights contribute to the development of the lesson. He played the iconic role of Tony Soprano in the HBO TV hit series The Sopranos.

The Power of Surprise in Story-based design

Vignettes Learning

When this happens, the learners tend to be passive and take less active roles. gamification ray jimenez scenario-based critical thinking scenarios vignettes narrative storytelling content development Interactivity stories instructional design conversations eLearning

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Lincoln, the Storyteller

Vignettes Learning

At the core, is a philosophical argument on the role and impact he made, as Lincoln, the President. The question also asks all of us to reflect on our roles and what we would do if we were in such a situation. Synthesis: What makes a good storyteller?

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Are you Interpreting eLearning Data Correctly?

Vignettes Learning

The responsibility of eLearning developers does not stop at implementing lessons. It showed the vital role of data analysis and consequences for the erroneous process. As eLearning facilitators and developers, we should interpret the data without biases or prejudice.

Hook elearners by shattering their expectation

Vignettes Learning

Lisa Cron gives enlightening insights on story and narrative development during a podcast interview. Interactive elearning developers can definitely benefit by listening to the conversation between the interviewer and Cron.

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E-Learning, the Cathedral and the Bazaar: Courseware Development Approaches

The E-Learning Curve

or Top-down versus Bottom-up approaches to content design. He asserts that all software could be developed using the bazaar approach, which he described as a great babbling bazaar of differing agendas and approaches. In this so-called Bazaar Model, roles are not clearly defined.

The e-learning revolution is finally there

Challenge to Learn

It changes the role of the learning department (from directive to facilitate), it changes the role of the instructional designer (from creator to coach) and it will change the way companies are using their ‘old school’ LMS, I believe they will vanish.

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

In his blog posting “Facilitating Learning” , he is explaining why the new role in the organization will be for ‘learning facilitation’ and not for ‘instruction’ or ‘training’. In his blog posting “3 Creative Ways to Empower Your Learners” , he also shares some examples of how leveraging rapid e-learning tools and their ability to create multimedia content can help achieve higher levels of learners’ engagement. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse June 12th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Cammy Bean is discussing the “ Shades of Instructional Design ” and Jonathan Atleson is blogging on the same topic about “ The various Roles of Instructional Design ” – make sure you don’t miss the comments Jay Cross is blogging about the session he led entitled “Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning”. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Managing SMEs for Rapid e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Based on a study on Rapid e-Learning published by e-Learning Guild, one cause of delays in e-learning development is the difficulty in working with subject matter experts (SMEs). I have interviewed and worked with hundreds of SMEs and one thing is clear to me, e-Learning developers don’t provide SMEs enough tools and guidance in producing the content efficiently and at the fastest time possible.Here are some tips which I have used and have worked for me.

Latest Trends Shaping The Future of Learning And Development In Organizations

G-Cube

These advances have enabled learning and development organizations to access learning courses with ease, thereby reshaping today’s approach to digital learning. Gone are the days of traditional classroom approach where learners used to perform the same task and in the same job role.

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Managing SMEs for Rapid e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Based on a study on Rapid e-Learning published by e-Learning Guild, one cause of delays in e-learning development is the difficulty in working with subject matter experts (SMEs). I have interviewed and worked with hundreds of SMEs and one thing is clear to me, e-Learning developers don't provide SMEs enough tools and guidance in producing the content efficiently and at the fastest time possible.Here are some tips which I have used and have worked for me.

Apprenticeships – E-Learning, OJT or Immersive learning?

eLearning 24-7

If I am a miner, and I am aware that the mining industry will never be what it once was (long term automation will take over, it already has started), re-training and therefore learning new skill sets leading to transference and job roles outside of mining. . The WIFM will play a key role.

What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

eLearning Architect

One of my colleagues once wrote an excellent article about the role of an instructional designer and I wanted to write something similar about my role. I knew it would be a role in eLearning - that was never in doubt. I wasn't developing myself or my business.

Quinnovating for Jobs

Clark Quinn

I’ve taken on a role of Chief Learning Architect (a slightly better title than the one originally considered) for the Wadhwani Foundation. My role is to refine the learning design to increase success. Partnerships and content development are already underway, so it’ll be a challenge to influence processes, but it’s a chance to have a real impact on something that matters. It’s now official , so I figure it’s time to update you all.

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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. In my current role with Absorb, I help organizations reduce the effort associated with managing learning by demystifying LMS technology.

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Tips For Blended Learning Success In The World Of Corporate Training

G-Cube

Classroom can still be utilized but the right mix of learning content can create interactive training programs that truly are effective and stay with the learners for a long time. Undoubtedly, blended learning changes the trainers’ role into a facilitator.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

Nowadays, I have been observing that various new online learning solutions are popping every month and conventional classroom settings are getting even keener than ever to integrate new technologies into their content and strategies. This is the area under extreme development.

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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.

In case you missed it – 2011 in posts

Clive on Learning

Get on a train Why does learning content seem so much more exciting on an iPad? Before I take my leave for Christmas, I thought I'd provide you with this summary of all my posts on Clive on Learning in 2011. I've marked with asterisks a few posts that were particularly significant from my point of view. December Where is the model for e-learning? Massively scalable training * Face-to-face is for special occasions * Can we dispense with email?

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Agile e-learning

Clive on Learning

Back in June, I posted about the Three Tiers in the Content Pyramid , a model I borrowed from Nick Shackleton-Jones of the BBC. Nicola's proposition was that, while rapid content development had its merits, much more important was agile development.

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Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS

Gyrus

The second cool thing we find that is typically overlooked is the ability to develop custom APIs. The ability to generate content directly into the LMS not only exists but is being highlighted on this blog post. Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with an LMS.