10-Point Guide to Training Content Development

Hurix Digital

By foundation, we mean the content for your training program. There are certain things that need to be addressed and identified before you start with training content development. But why are we giving so much importance to content development ? . Content Outline.

Using analytics to improve e-learning content development

gomo learning

Amongst all of the excitement, and with so much data to take in, it’s easy to lose sight of what we can do with the numbers to benefit future learning initiatives, strategy and e-learning content development. Where traditional LMS and SCORM tracking would tell us that a learner got a 65% score on a quiz, xAPI analytics lets you drill down into each question or user, showing what they got wrong and also how each question performed.

EBooks could score marketing points


EBooks could score marketing points. Selling a business' services and products always requires just the right combination of strong content and appropriate delivery methods. Naylor explained the many benefits of creating content for eBooks, then distributing these publications among the target market in place of or in addition to short-form ads. The reasons for choosing an eBook in particular have to do with the depth this content can convey relative to other formats.

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The 5-step elearning content development process


Want a foolproof elearning content development process that delivers great results, every time? The 5 essential steps for a successful elearning development process are: Set clear goals ( Capture ). Develop a design vision ( Conceptualize ). Create your content ( Create ). This is at the very heart of the people-centered approach to developing elearning. Think beyond mere completions and scores when you’re exploring the learning objectives.

What is the SPPICE Model for Simulation learning?

Infopro Learning

The SPPICE model, developed by Infopro Learning, is a learning model for creating simulation-based learning that increases business performance. Developing the SPPICE Model. After months of research and development, we came up with a learning model for learning simulations that’s targeted at driving business performance. Outline desired performance outcomes of simulations, such as an increase in Net promoter score. Content Development Leadership Development

A Time Saving Assessment

Upside Learning

In my last post ‘ 5 Tips for Proofreading Your Own eLearning Content ’ I requested you to get into the Proofreaders shoes. While the learner is answering, at some point however it might become clear that the learner may not secure a passing score even though he answers all subsequent questions correctly. For example, let’s assume that for one particular course the learner is required to score 80% to pass the assessment with 20 questions in the assessment.

Demystifying Gamification vs Game based eLearning

Adobe Captivate

The learning content is integrated into the context of the game. Scoring mechanism/badges/awards. Game-based eLearning requires a lot more effort and time because the content must be designed to fit within the game elements. Therefore, you need to choose the right game approach for the given content. An Overview Of Gamification And Game-Based eLearning.

Best Practices for Effective Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

Online courses and online course development have taken the education industry by storm. To understand that, let’s learn why online courses and online course development is gaining popularity first. Interactive Nature: One department where online courses score heavily over their conventional counterparts is in how engaging and interactive they are. 10 Best Practices in Online Course Development. Why Should Colleges and Universities Develop eLearning Programs?

eLearning from Research and Marketing Gamification

Vignettes Learning

Developers believe that it accelerates the learning process and boosts the impact of the lessons. This is an important angle for elearning developers: gamification is shifting from instructional and compliance to marketing purposes. Although developers use gamification as an elearning modality, it is also evolving as a marketing and advertisement medium. When gamification is used for survey and research, the developers become the learners.

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

E-Learning authoring tools are part of a larger organizational infrastructure and learning ecosystem which typically includes hardware, software, content delivery mechanisms, and processes that support the delivery and management of learning programs. Broadly speaking, an authoring tool is a software package which developers use to create and package content for delivery to end users.

Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!

The E-Learning Curve

I blogged recently about the development of the Nanogong and the Riffly audio-visual plugins for Moodle 2.0. According to the developers Half-Baked Software Inc. Automatic scoring is also included. Click here to find out more about Hot Potatoes (external link to developer's site). --. Tags: plugin Moodle hot potatoes content development question freeware criterion test

What is the Importance of SCORM Compliant LMS?


From its conception in the year 2000, SCORM or Shareable Content Object Reference Model holds the utmost importance in enterprises that embrace technology-led learning. SCORM is a set of standards that enables e-course developers to develop courses and share them across different platforms. SCORM supports plug-and-play functionality, enabling e-learning developers to create courses once and reuse them time and again. Implement an LMS to manage and deliver content ?


Why it’s more critical than ever to measure learning effectiveness in 2021


And as remote work became the new norm, learning and development (L&D) teams had to figure out how to rejig their corporate training courses and e-learning programs to meet their learners’ evolving training needs given the new learning experience.

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Game-based Learning: Improving Skills Training


With the evolution of technology and the introduction of inspiring curriculum developers, corporate learning is experiencing its watershed moment. This process promotes quick decision-making and alsohelps in developing management skills. Most desired learning outcomes such as strategic thinking, putting oneself in the situation of someone else, developing analytical and communicative skills, etc.,

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Gamified LMS enriching the learning experience with game mechanics


With the massive change in learning, providing learners with quality content is not just enough. This process combines features found within LMS, such as discussion boards and content management, along with gaming concepts. Introduction.

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Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training


Today, elearning authoring tools are playing a significant role in the development of training courseware. With the continuous evolution of the training and development industry, the scope of using rapid authoring tools is also increasing. With evolving learning needs, it is crucial to repurpose the training content and update learners with the latest information. There is a myriad of benefits of rapid e learning tools for content development.

CoreAxis Consulting Named to Top Content Providers for Scenario-based Learning 2020


Southborough, MA — August 19, 2020 — CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the list of the Top Content Providers for Scenario-Based Learning of 2020. This distinction was awarded by eLearning Industries, a company that focuses on rating organizations that develop eLearning solutions for their clients to help businesses source reliable vendors. CoreAxis Consulting scored well in all of these categories, earning them a spot on this top providers list.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline


The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets. Rapid authoring tools are the prompt solution that most e-content developers adopt to cater to these increasing needs. Developers can also browse the Articulate community and download free templates to import to Storyline seamlessly.

Gamification, Rapid Search, Scalability, Personalized Learning & More: Key Features Supported by Video-based Learning Management Systems


In today’s age of visual information, where the majority of people learn better by accessing visual content; images and videos have gained immense popularity in online courses, enabling the modern learners to engage more and retain for long. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) which support video-enabled content is very powerful, like emails, video-based courses can be delivered across all departments of the company.

What is a Learning Experience Platform and its Role in Boosting your Corporate Training Experience?


The learning experience platform offers a Netflix or YouTube-like experience, enabling learners to search content quickly as per their interests. An LEP serves as a powerful tool that allows users to access personalized content, develop their skills, follow their strategic goals, and attain success. Keeping learner experience on the top priority and aligning training content as per the personalized preferences and learning attributes.

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Building m-learning : Eliminating Redundant Effort

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Conference in Chicago on 4th and 5th October 2011 features a talk by Bijoy Banerjee on what he calls Single Source Content. As a training content developer, are you prepared to support all these different devices, their operating systems and browsers? Recognize that the prospect of creating content for all these devices, platforms and browsers separately is daunting - particularly when you think of the separate development and maintenance efforts and cost.

Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: Variables


You may have noticed that Wendy Miller, our Lead Content Developer, has been sharing an ongoing series of blog articles—and they’re all about variables! Lectora e-Learning Lesson: Keep Score in Your e-Learning Course Using Variables. We had a user tweet at Lectora recently, asking how he could become better at using variables.

How to Create Interactive eLearning Simulations in 3 Steps

eLearning Brothers

A convenient form of data representation, the tree structure enables you to visualize the whole training conversation you are developing. While writing a dialogue script, pay attention to providing a versatile plot development. TalkMaster automatically marks the starting scene, scenes where replies haven’t been linked to corresponding questions, and the scored scenes. Kate is an eLearning content developer and a freelance writer.

Mobile Learning – SMS Can Get You Started

Upside Learning

Most organizations today face constraints on one or more of these issues – bandwidth (consistently available to whole workforce), devices (huge disparity in what the workforce carries), development platforms (as many platforms as phone manufactures as of now), culture (habits of accessing SMS for personal & business communication), & cost (development and delivery). Where does SMS score highly? Mobile is surely the future of learning.

How do you measure microlearning?


Learning and development (L&D) professionals have been dealing with problems measuring the effectiveness of their programs for decades. and test scores (if someone gets a 85%, what happens to the missing 15% when they get back on the job?). Take a look at our microlearning definition : Microlearning is an approach to training that delivers content in short, focused bites. It’s all about starting with the end in mind through a results-focused approach to content design.

Back to basics: What is SCORM?


SCORM stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model. SCOs – or Shareable Content Objects – are the individual trackable pieces of elearning, so these might be whole courses or one page. SCORM was originally developed in 1999 when there was a need to standardize the way elearning was built so it could be hosted across LMSs. A newer standard, xAPI (sometimes called Tin Can) has been developed.


Adaptive eLearning in Corporate Space – Opportunities and Challenges


Which in plain English translates into dynamic learning paths as per learner’s progress, presenting content in instructional format which is most suitable for the learner, and providing feedback to the learner while he/she is navigating through the course basis her navigation patterns and assessment scores etc. So it’s a win-win all the way – for technology provider, educational institute, content provider, and the student as well.

Learning Pool named as Top Elearning Content Provider 2019

Learning Pool

Learning Pool has received this recognition for excellence in developing online content, securing the number one spot in content development services, in a prestigious ‘top 10 list’, developed by Christopher Pappas and eLearning Industry. Each year, eLearning Industry evaluates hundreds of elearning content development companies to determine which ones stand out for their long-standing, enterprise-wide commitment to elearning content development excellence.

LMS-Agnostic eLearning Should Be Your New Strategy

JCA Solutions

Training content providers who are eager to grow revenue and expand their opportunities are embracing LMS-agnostic eLearning. This strategy allows them to scale their reach by distributing eLearning content to more customers, regardless of which LMS the customer uses. That’s often a mistake. Many eLearning vendors create content that is not LMS-agnostic. SCORM SCORM stands for “Shareable Content Object Reference Model.”

Need SCORM Integration? Here Are The 4 Benefits

JCA Solutions

Reap the Benefits of SCORM Integration Without Replacing Your LMS — or Your Content. In many areas of business, including learning and development, decision-making is moving from “following your gut” to a data-driven and evidence-based approach. Read on to discover additional reasons to consider SCORM integration for your eLearning content. SCORM-compliant content is, at least in theory, LMS-agnostic. Creating SCORM content can be costly.


Digital learning platform: The essential features

Ed App

Mobile learning – With the world glued to their phones , you have a good clue as to where to send content developed for your digital learning platform. This makes learning competitive and can see people re-take courses to achieve better scores or beat their previous best time. This leaves content being only partially relevant and hard to relate to. Digital learning can be a great alternative to regular, transmissive training days.

Top 5 Training Material Development Software


A strong training material development software is key to staying current with technological and industry advancements. You want your training and development program to drive employee skill development. The issue is developing training materials takes time to tweak and even more time to develop from scratch. In order to make your decision a bit easier, we pulled together the top 5 training material development software companies.



The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. Buzz words in the industry include e-learning, mobile learning, cloud delivery, bite-sized learning, informal learning, learning record store, and single-source content development. Instructional Designers (IDs) are now under more pressure than ever to deliver the best content, and a tool that many IDs are familiar with is a Learning Management System (LMS).


Survey: What will the training industry look like post-COVID?

Arlo Training & Events Software

Developing eLearning content doesn’t require complex systems and tools. We delved a little deeper into eLearning in this survey, and we asked training providers how they’re authoring their eLearning content. 79% of respondents say they create their own eLearning content in-house, with the remainder saying they either pay someone else to develop it for them, or they buy existing content from the likes of Go1 or elsewhere.

E-Learning Analytics: The ROI for Online Courses


Attention, instructional designers, content developers, and training managers! You know if they passed or failed the exam, sometimes you know the exact score. This type of data will help you understand that it may not be the content where the learner is stuck, but their access is impacting their learning results. One of the most exciting developments is Raptivity's Engagement Analytics.

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

So let’s look closer at the pros and cons of some popular ways to sell customer training content… Customer Training: What Price Is Right? Since learning is such a critical aspect of the customer experience, it begs the question – should you charge customers for educational content? If you educate new customers at no extra charge, will the long-term benefits outweigh any near-term revenue streams you could’ve captured from selling that content outright?

How to Create Online Course Modules for Employee Training

Hurix Digital

This builds the case for organizations to provide high-quality content and training to their staff. Online course modules can be in the form of various content types such as video tutorials, demonstrations, presentations, interactive eBooks , informational e-courses or quizzes or assessments. By creating these modules in different content types, you can provide your learners with a richer and more robust learning experience. Step 3: Plan the Content Format-.