8 Visual Design Mistakes to Avoid When Developing eLearning

Tim Slade

When developing an eLearning course, it’s easy to put all of your focus towards the instructional design aspects of the course. When you’re new to eLearning, it’s easy to make some fundamental visual design mistakes when creating a course.

Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best

Association eLearning

Quality assurance, or QA as it is better known, is a vastly important yet surprisingly underappreciated aspect of eLearning. We’ll cover the basics of quality assurance in this post and continue on later with more detailed things you can do. Chapter 1: The Basics.

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Quality Indicator Reporting for ASQA Made Easy

B Online Learning

The Data Provision Requirements 2012 requires all Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s) registered with ASQA to provide an annual summary report of their performance against the learner engagement, employer satisfaction and competency completion quality indicators to ASQA.

Creating Quality Designed Online Courses

eLearning Industry

Creating quality designed online courses should not be a daunting task for all involved. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. In this article, I will list areas of importance that can serve as a positive environment conducive for learning.

Increase your workforce quality with Learning and Development programs

Paradiso

Learning and development must be the top goal for any company. Developing a good learning and development strategy can mean a lot to your company. Which are the real benefits of implementing Learning and development strategies within your company?

Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best Part 3

Association eLearning

So far we’ve talked about the basic and intermediate techniques of quality assurance testing (QA). In our final installment, we’ll look at more advanced techniques that will help your eLearning perform smoothly. Ready for an eLearning Partner? Chapter 3: Advanced QA Testing.

7 Reasons LearnDash Is the Best LMS for Developers

LearnDash

Trying to decide which LMS will give you the most control and flexibility as a developer? In other words, is LearnDash the best platform for non-coding educators, or for developers? Now we’d like to make the case for why it’s the right choice for developers as well.

How Can I Create My eLearning Courses Faster?

eLearning Industry

A recent study found that it took an average of 71 hours to create a one-hour eLearning course with interactions. Developing an eLearning course takes time, but there are ways to speed up the process without compromising the quality of the final result. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Assessment eLearning Development eLearning Development Best Practices Training Needs Analysis

5 Types Of eLearning Courses You Should Avoid Designing

eLearning Industry

Amateur Instructional Designers often sacrifice quality for quantity, which is where the problem starts. In this article, we'll discuss the 5 types of eLearning courses that constitute bad eLearning and that should be avoided. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

3 Ways To Produce Cost-Effective Content For Global Learning

eLearning Industry

Creating quality Learning and Development content that achieves desired outcomes can be a challenging process. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning LocalizationConverting that content, into multi-lingual versions can be overwhelming.

Behind the Scenes of eLearning Troubleshooting

Association eLearning

eLearning is no exception. Seeing as eLearning is digital, it has the not-so-fun gray area of “it can work for some people and be broken for others at the same time.”. The post Behind the Scenes of eLearning Troubleshooting appeared first on Knowledge Direct.

A 5-Point Checklist To Find The Right Custom eLearning Outsourcing Vendor

eLearning Industry

Choosing the right partner for outsourcing custom eLearning is a crucial decision. Your training will depend on their efficiency and quality. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Here’s a checklist to help you find the right vendor.

3 Types Of SMEs And How To Effectively Work With Them

eLearning Industry

Every eLearning developer knows it is crucial to build a good rapport with the SME, as the quality of your communication reflects on the work process and thus, on the end product. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Online Course Development Like An Onion

eLearning Industry

Everyone develops eCourses in a different way. When under a tight deadline, it's good to have an effective templating method that allows you to achieve rapid course development without compromising the quality of the product. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

LearnX 2014 Delivers

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LearnX – The Main Event held on 14th October in Melbourne stepped up it’s impact this year, with a change to the format not only reducing the time from 2 days to 1 action packed day, but also with the inclusion of top quality keynote speakers in Layne Beachley and Pat Farmer.

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5 Effective eLearning Design Tips For Reducing Cognitive Load In eLearning

eLearning Industry

But with the right eLearning design, you can create quality content for your learners. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Information overload has an adverse effect on the learning process and retention.

Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

Association eLearning

Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review eLearning courses and approve them before they are released?” Marketing wants to protect their brand and make sure the best quality product is promoted to their audience.

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The 4 D's Of eLearning Content Modernization: From Theory To Implementation

eLearning Industry

You may have a top-notch looking course with high-quality design, superb setup and the content of these courses may be accurate and robust. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Increase Course Performance with the Right Authoring Tool – Here’s How to Sort Out Your Options

Docebo

Selecting an elearning authoring tool can be confusing. If you want to speed up elearning production, you need to measure how quickly you can produce like-for-like content in your tool trials. Quality? Of course, cost and speed need to be balanced against quality.

Should You Outsource Or Develop In-House?

eLearning Industry

While in-house eLearning design and development gives you full control of the process, it comes at a cost of time and money. Outsourcing allows you to roll out effective courses quickly without having to worry about time or quality.

Why Scrum Might Be Perfect For L&D

eLearning Industry

Learn how Scrum can help Learning and Development teams foster flexibility, cost control, and quality in their workflow. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Agile Development Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Team

Improving Efficiency And Consistency Across Your eLearning Creation Team

eLearning Industry

If you're creating eLearning with an authoring team larger than one, you're likely to hit various hurdles that impact productivity and the quality of your end product. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Rapid eLearning: The Learning World’s Secret Weapon?

eLearning Industry

How can an agency keep up with the demands of their learners while maintaining the high quality and speed of the output that is increasingly needed? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. In an ever-changing world, there is one constant: people want to improve themselves.

8 Ways An Enterprise Video Platform Can Help You Deliver eLearning Content

eLearning Industry

Every year, the demand for remote educational opportunities increases, and more and more forward-thinking businesses and higher education institutions are leveraging the power of eLearning to train all levels of remote learners, from topic beginners to advanced professionals.

Top eLearning Development Companies for Enterprises & SMBs

Hurix Digital

As enterprises and small and medium businesses (SMBs) need to train their employees on their unique products and services, they have to increasingly rely on eLearning solutions that align with their business goals. Enterprises need custom-developed eLearning solutions that project their brand, culture and values, while enabling them to meet their learning and development needs. The company offers custom eLearning, mLearning and rapid learning solutions.

8 Best Practices Every eLearning Team Manager Should Follow To Save Time And Money

eLearning Industry

By optimizing the resources and using the right tools, you can bring down eLearning development time and cost considerably without compromising quality. Here are 8 best practices that would help you create eLearning faster and save money. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Cost eLearning Course Development Time eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Development Tools

Custom eLearning: 4 Fundamental Ingredients to Set Your eLearning Content Development on Fire

Swift eLearning Services

They cook the dish of quality eLearning in all formats – custom eLearning, rapid eLearning, mobile learning or microlearning. Whichever may be the eLearning format, the core ingredients they use determine the learner’s appetite for learning.

Perfecting eLearning Assessments: 7 Factors To Keep An Eye On

eLearning Industry

I’m sure you agree that assessments are at the heart of eLearning. Well, then you also know that there is no compromising on their quality. Read this article to know about the 7 things you need to keep an eye on, to ensure your eLearning assessments are effective. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Assessment eLearning Course Evaluation eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices

Creating Content That Resonates With Your Audience

eLearning Industry

In your quest to become the ultimate expert in your niche, operating online courses and building quality content is all about being there for your audience and their needs. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Analyze eLearning Course Audience Corporate Training eLearning Content Development eLearning Course Audience

If the User Experience Annoys, Fix It.

Association eLearning

That’s definitely not the feeling any association wants its learners to have when they’re taking eLearning. Let’s take a look at some best practices you can use to keep your eLearning user-friendly. Test for Quality, Then Revise if Needed.

3 Questions to Consider Before Developing New eLearning

Association eLearning

Developing new eLearning is a big undertaking. Why are you considering developing this eLearning? eLearning courses do not exist in a vacuum; they’re designed to address needs, wants, and requirements.

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

It’s important to realize that these can mean one thing to you and your association and something different to an eLearning vendor or instructional designer. With that said, let’s look at some common eLearning buzzwords. This is the ultimate goal of all eLearning. Interactive.

Prototyping in eLearning

Upside Learning

Over the years, you have probably noticed that the typically linear eLearning development process has undergone some changes. This has led to an expectation that the eLearning industry adopt some development models and methodologies from the software industry.

Articulate Rise – Responsive Authoring Like It Should Be

B Online Learning

One of the biggest challenges faced by e-learning developers the world over, is being able to efficiently and effectively develop learning for multiple devices and platforms. What about for the developer?

Developing Internally vs. Licensing Externally : a Combined Approach

Your Training Edge

We’ve discussed eLearning in terms of internal development versus external licensing as two separate approaches. But what about an organization that has some leeway in regard to its eLearning programs?