The 5 Best Research-Based Methods For Training Content Standardization

eLearning Industry

Besides the usual suspects of poor planning and lack of engagement and motivation, could standardization be the key to overturning those high drop-out numbers for online courses? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Best Practices eLearning Content Development Online Courses

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

At the dawn of the video recording age, a battle raged about the best standard to use: VHS or Betamax. In it, Sony came out with a better standard, but kept it to themselves. Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. Learning Standards.

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3 Points To Keep In Mind When Outsourcing Flash To HTML5 Conversion

eLearning Industry

Flash is all but dead, and HTML5 is the new gold standard of eLearning courses. In order to convert their legacy Flash course, an organization needs to either hire an in-house team or outsource it to an eLearning vendor. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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?” The marketing team should review the course to make sure branding standards were followed. So, should Marketing review eLearning courses?

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eLearning Trivia

Association eLearning

It’s time for eLearning Trivia! What does “eLearning” stand for? The spelling of “eLearning” has never truly been standardized, but it’s agreed that it describes learning that takes place through electronic devices.

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.

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?

Articulate Storyline 360: How to Implement Right to Left (RTL) Alignment Issue in Closed Caption (CC)

Swift eLearning Services

One of our clients, who is a leading business trading company in Canada wanted to help their global workforce to get the awareness of the ethical standards of business.

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Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning? There are many different types of eLearning, so it isn’t surprising that they can be divided into categories. Asynchronous refers to eLearning offerings you take on your own.

How to Measure the ROI of Your Training Program

Overnite Software

When it comes to your training program, the focus is on employee education and development. Some aspects of employee training and development will provide more idealistic outcomes that are practically impossible to measure.

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How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint

Association eLearning

If you’re not an experienced Flash or HTML programmer or are short on resources, PowerPoint may be the only eLearning development tool you have available. While “Death by PowerPoint,” is a popular expression in eLearning, you are not limited to click-and-read presentations.

Flash To HTML5 Course Conversion: To Outsource Or To Do In-House?

eLearning Industry

Your existing eLearning courses in Flash have to be converted into HTML5 for ensuring compliance to latest web and mobile standards. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Content Development Outsourcing eLearning Outsourcing Flash to HTML5 Responsive eLearning Design

What is WCAG 2.0 and Why Does it Matter?

Association eLearning

Similar to Section 508, WCAG is the international standard for accessibility in web content created by The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). We expect to see accessibility issues continue to ripple through the eLearning industry. WCAG 2.0 stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

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.

Four Wishes for LMS Buyers

Association eLearning

If an eLearning Genie would come out of a bottle and grant me four wishes for my LMS buyers, here is what I’d request. Further down in the article LMS Buyers will see a list of standard LMS functionality compared to LCMS functionality. Best wishes in your eLearning endeavors.

Once Upon a Gamified Interstate

Association eLearning

I must follow the standard rules of the road. Practice often seems to get lost somewhere along the line when it comes to eLearning. Would I voluntarily sit through the same self-paced eLearning about defensive driving multiple times? It was a dark and lengthy car ride.

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A Toolkit to Develop E-Learning in an Open (XML) Environment

The E-Learning Curve

This post will focus on the range of tools that you need to develop e-learning content in a (relatively) open environment. Tags: content authoring content development e-learning elearning content open e-learning environment open standards e-learning development elearning toolkit open source

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. But wait…How will you explain eLearning to your Executive Director? Will you use this as a development tool?

Corporate Training: The Ins and Outs of a Successful Program

Overnite Software

A successful corporate training program rises and falls on whether a business offers its employees a learning format that they can quickly grasp; a program that teaches with methods and standards that encourage learning and enhance retention.

Articulate Storyline 360 – Calculate Course Resolution Based On Features Selected – Player Size

Swift eLearning Services

In this blog we will look at how to calculate the course resolution or the player size based on the features that we include in the course player.

Open Source E-Learning Development 9: Drupal CMS

The E-Learning Curve

Open Source E-Learning Development 9: Drupal CMS is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: constructivist learning environment content delivery e-learning e-learning ecosystem learning on demand learning technology open e-learning environment open standards podcast content management Drupal e-learning development elearning toolkit open source Very much like platforms like Moodle and Joomla!,

To Train, or Not to Train?

Overnite Software

Choosing whether or not to train and develop your staff doesn’t need to become a grievous tragedy. If it’s true that employee development is a worthwhile investment – and we think that it is – then it’s also true that not choosing to train is likely to produce unfavorable consequences.

Can We Learn Online By Utilizing E-Learning Tools?

Your Training Edge

Since the development of the Internet and various e-learning tools , people have been looking for efficient opportunities to learn online. eLearning Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development elearning tools virtual classroom

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary.

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

One of the biggest pain points of eLearning development is not being able to quickly issues. The answer to almost all your eLearning questions are in Google, but you need to know how to find them. This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search.

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Rapid Authoring Tools For Creating mLearning

Upside Learning

There is still a lack of standardization across devices and amongst networks across geographical areas resulting in mlearning content development being somewhat constrained. Before beginning to develop mLearning on their own, they should keep in mind some technical considerations.

Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

beta to developers and content providers at the same event. What does it mean for elearning (or should I say mlearning) industry? Flash is the favorite delivery platform (development tool) for eLearning courses due to its huge install-base and ability to produce engaging content.

How can we develop e-learning that respects adult learning principles?

The eLearning Nomad

Repost and update from ’ Can we develop e-learning that respects adult learning principles? ’ (November, 2013). It’s still a structured learning event but the design and technology allow for much more self-directedness than the standard self-paced e-learning module. The tasks are designed to provoke in-depth conversations in the process of developing a solution for a problem scenario. The post How can we develop e-learning that respects adult learning principles?

Adobe Captivate 2017 Review: What is Improved?

Adobe Captivate

Adobe’s new update for its most popular eLearning authoring tool, Captivate 2017 is released now! This update brings the best of the features which help you reimagine the way you develop HTML5-based interactive eLearning.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. Here are some features that eLearning professionals generally expect from authoring tools –. Standard and customizable compliance.

Using an LMS to Support Blended Learning

B Online Learning

As the continuation for this series of blogs on the how’s and why’s of developing and delivering a good blended learning experience for the learner, we will now delve into the platforms that support the delivery. eLearning. Activated only after the Overview eLearning is complete.

Corporate Training: The Ins and Outs of a Successful Program

Overnite Software

A successful corporate training program rises and falls on whether a business offers its employees a learning format that they can quickly grasp; a program that teaches with methods and standards that encourage learning and enhance retention.

Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

Dashe & Thomson

She currently leads training at General Mills for Standard Desktop Applications, SharePoint, and New Hire Orientation. A system developed by which statistics were recorded and bets placed. Players ultimately developed, and their stats reflected that.

eLearning Software for Blended Learning

B Online Learning

This blog is the continuation for this series on the how’s and why’s of developing and delivering a good blended learning experience for the learner. This one looks at the second platform for the delivery of your blended course, the eLearning development software.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. How interactive your module needs to be, comes down to the definition questions you asked prior to entering into the development phase of your module.