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


“ 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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Radically rethinking the role of L&D

Jane Hart

In July 2016 I read a number of blog posts and articles that argued the case for a radical rethink of the role of L&D in today’s workplace. Josh Bersin also writes how there now seems to be a clear recognition that L&D role needs to change, in Using Design Thinking to Embed Learning in Our Jobs (HBR, 25 July). If you’d like to find out more and/or to share what you have been doing to radically rethink the role of L&D, then come and join us.

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E-Learning Production Roles

E-learning Uncovered

In an effort to streamline e-learning development, our team at Artisan mapped out the entire e-learning production process and identified, to the minute detail, what roles are needed to create e-learning. Several of the roles listed can (and should) be combined into one person’s tasks, but for the purposes of process mapping we’ve separated everything to the lowest common denominator. Design: The roles in this group design the course. Prototype Developer.

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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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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.

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.

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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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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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

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.

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.

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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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 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.

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."

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.

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

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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Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?


Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. Organize content by topic, not role.

Latest Trends Shaping The Future of Learning And Development In Organizations


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.

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.

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?

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.

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Tips For Blended Learning Success In The World Of Corporate Training


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.

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. Megan Torrance, of TorranceLearning, had a strong presence on the exhibit floor and various sessions this year at DevLearn 2015.

Creating e-Learning Content That Aligns To The Habits Of The Learners – A Way To Deliver Impactful Learning


This is true, of both traditional learning as well as e-learning – the elearning content development has to be designed to pique the interest of the learners.

Developing Your Organization’s Soft Skills


In a recent OpenSesame webinar, Claude Werder, VP and Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, discussed how the effectiveness of soft skill training is changing as new technologies, content types and delivery methods develop. Here are the strategies that Werder shared to understand your organization’s soft skill needs and how to prioritize content and delivery options to maximize employee soft skill development and productivity. .

Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of Internal eLearning

Your Training Edge

Internal development of eLearning brings both benefits and a few potential drawbacks to learning and development as well as the organization as a whole. Let’s look at the benefits of internal development first. Cost is also a benefit to internal development of eLearning.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)


L&D will have a new role and create many disruptions. Almost every profession is advancing faster than ever, and even employees in sales, service, and operational roles need regular updates on programs, processes, and core skills to stay productive and grow.

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The Best of eLearning in February 2016


This free eBook will help you get started with eLearning and the course development process. Gamification and learning expert Karl Kapp lists important learning and development trends on the ATD Learning Technologies Blog. Tips and Tricks to Making Accessible Content More Interactive.

[Free eBook] Culture, Content, LMS: Prepare for eLearning success


The rise of eLearning promises serious benefits, including reduced costs, time savings, and more efficient content development. The post [Free eBook] Culture, Content, LMS: Prepare for eLearning success appeared first on LearnUpon. Course Content LMS Success

A Strong Company Culture Starts with an Effective Training Program


Assimilation begins when a new hire steps into the training room, and continues each time your employees access corporate training materials or reference content. Keep your training content in-house. Take control of the way your content performs by bringing it in-house. Have a strong sense of your company’s brand and values, and know how to place culture at the forefront in each piece of learning content that you publish.

What is Tin Can API?


And why do so many experts believe it will soon become the default standard for eLearning content? SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built.


Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

mLearning Revolution

As content developers, our mission is to make sure our stuff will be accessible by our audiences from any of these screens and in ways that provide a great experience on each one of these many screens. This is where I believe Responsive Web Design will play a big role moving forward.

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Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace


Challenge 1: Creating content for on-demand learning. Creating content for on-demand learning has to be fast, efficient and continuous. Content collated from the Internet. Employee Generated Content. Off-the-Shelf Content Libraries. Creating Custom Content.

Do We Still Need the LMS?

CLO Magazine

Our research shows there is more than $4 billion spent each year on learning management systems; that doesn’t include new platforms and tools for content development, video authoring and distribution, assessment, content integration, curation and learning marketplaces.