Using the Scrum Process to Manage eLearning Projects

Dashe & Thomson

Let’s face it: as helpful as ADDIE is as an instructional design methodology, it doesn't really guide the the project management process. In this post, you will learn: What Scrum is and how it helps you manage the “e” in eLearning projects. ELearning Project Management

6 Do's For Effective Project Status Reporting

eLearning Industry

This article will help you to learn the 6 do's for effective project status reporting, and to figure out why a project status report is essential to making sure that all stakeholders stay on the same page. eLearning Project Management eLearning Project Management Tips eLearning Project Management Tools eLearning Team

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Hard Fun Projects

Clark Quinn

And, it occurred to me, that’s also true for good project work. And in learning, the alignment I found between elements of effective education and engaging learning make sense. And those also define a meaningful project for solving in the workplace.

How to Run Effective Group Projects in Online Education

LearnDash

Group projects help prepare learners for the real work environments, but they’re hard to organize. This is where group projects can provide an invaluable benefit to an online course. And with an online course, learners have the chance to learn how to coordinate a team project in a distributed work environment—an increasingly necessary skill in today’s work culture. However, organizing a successful group project in a traditional classroom is hard enough.

6 Tips for Reducing the Complexity of Custom eLearning Development

Complicated eLearning projects can be daunting to develop and manage, with many pieces, varied needs and expectations, and limited resources. Learn from an experienced eLearning provider how to simplify the process by adhering to these 6 strategic tips. Make your next big project a walk in the park.

Sage Advice On How To Make Teamwork Effective In Project Management

eLearning Industry

Take a look at 5 Project Management tips for beginners on how to collaborate effectively. eLearning Project Management Collaboration In eLearning eLearning Project Management Tips eLearning TeamDon’t know how to get the team to work together seamlessly?

Project Management on a Shoestring Budget

Association eLearning

But whether you’re teaming with an experienced eLearning provider or have decided to go it alone, this may be the first time you’ve ever served as the project manager on an eLearning project. Project Schedule. So, your association has decided to create a new online course.

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How To Be An Effective Leader During A Crisis

Dashe & Thomson

Leadership Project Management/Project Deliveryby Emily Walters , guest author.

Steps for Effective eLearning Project Management

Powerhouse Hub

Understand key steps in delivering effective project management

How To Use Software To Automate Large Scale Project Management

Your Training Edge

Over the past few years, the business world has witnessed a rapid rise in technological advancements designed to enhance and revolutionize project management. Below are 5 ways in which you can use software and other related tools to simplify common large-scale project management tasks.

Life Cycle of Learning: Increase the Potential of Your Learning Initiatives

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

What is the Life Cycle of Learning? Every learning project goes through a cycle. They all begin somewhere, grow, mature, and begin to decline. During this webinar, we’ll look at the entire life cycle and how your learning organization can identify each stage while maximizing the potential and minimizing the pitfalls.

Your First Custom Elearning Project

Learning Pool

Looking to start your first custom elearning project? Learning Pool’s Senior Learning Designer, Faye Walton shares everything you need to know about how to get started and ensure your project succeeds. Want to judge exactly how effective your training is?

Frustratingly Effective Learning

Association eLearning

In short, effective learning usually isn’t “the quick and easy path.”. How to Tell Frustratingly Effective eLearning from Bad eLearning. At the end of the day, distinguishing frustratingly effective courses from downright bad ones is a useful skill.

Microassist Elearning Examples Drawn from Texas DSHS Projects

The Learning Dispatch

Quite a few of them are from custom projects that tackle difficult, but critical and life-saving topics. Our HIV/STD Program Case Management Training sample showcases a custom elearning project for the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Three Project Management Communication Pitfalls to Avoid

InSync Training

A good project manager needs to know that they are communicating well with their team - that he/she is hearing them and being heard. For a project manager, effective dialogue with team members is one of the most important skills to possess.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 5 1 Create a project. design project you know that it can feel like there. outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. S T E P 1 This is about pushing project sponsors.

Estimating Cost for Elearning Projects

ID Mentors

Do we consider this at all, when we calculate the cost for an E-Learning project? And such content requires the Instructional Designer to spend more effort in understanding it, and in putting it across as effectively as possible for the learners. Overview.

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Live webinar: How to successfully manage training projects when you’re not a project manager

Limestone Learning

We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions Thursday, February 27 to host another informative free webinar: Not a Project Manager? Learn to Handle your Projects with Ease! How do I ensure project team members know what’s expected of them and how the project will come together ?

Foster Effective Communication Skills through Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Foster Effective Communication Skills through Customizable Courseware. Effective communication skills are paramount in any kind of business. An Ask an Expert interaction gives learners a few different perspectives on what effective communication requires.

5 Ways To Manage Your Training Resources More Effectively

Accessplanit

The acquisition and proper use of internal and external resources to deliver a project on time and on budget is one of a training provider’s biggest concerns.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. the effectiveness with which different. This allowed the team at Sky to effectively improve and. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

FREE Alternative to Microsoft Project

LearnDash

For those of you who have used, or actively use, Microsoft Project, you know how awesome it is. Sure, it’s not as sexy as the other programs out there, but it is by far one of the best solutions available for work planning a major project with various dependencies.

Project Natal

Upside Learning

The one that set the game bloggers on fire was Project Natal, a motion sensing camera based device for the XBOX. Project Natal has eliminated the need for that handheld controller. CNET Video of the E3 demonstration: Here’s microsoft’s official Project Natal trailer: I liked what I saw.

Project Teams – Coordinating or Collaborating?

Integrated Learnings

I began to think about this in the context of an instructional design project team made up of subject matter experts (SMEs) and other project team members. In an instructional design project, at this level, the project may be completed by the deadline, but the culture of the project may be more of a client “telling” the designer what to do, and it is very one-sided. What types of experiences have you had collaborating with project teams?

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

Instructional designers aim to provide the necessary content to accomplish these goals, but sometimes the delivery of a course or training isn’t very effective. How to Implement Effectiveness Measurement Plans.

Six Project Management Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Coggno

Project management lends a structured, strategic approach to task completion and draws on relevant staff knowledge, skills, and appropriate tools in the endeavor to reach project planning and goals successfully. Project Management Pitfalls. Course 2: Project Management: Planning.

Effective Leadership is Transformational

CLO Magazine

Effective leadership is a transformational journey made up of four “spheres of influence.” It comes first because effective leadership starts on the inside. Effective leaders working at the team level realize they must honor the power of diversity among team members.

7 Key Areas of ELearning Projects

LearnDash

Taking on an elearning project can seem like a daunting task, especially if there are a lot of stakeholders involved. If you’re not careful, the entire project can get out of hand quite quickly, so it’s important to properly plan and define key components from the beginning.

Effective Storyboarding

Integrated Learnings

Storyboarding for an eLearning course can be a very effective way to lay out the overall look and feel of your course, as evidenced by this post by Donna Bryant. I recently attended a webinar presented by Trivantis, the company that owns the eLearning development software Lectora , on effective storyboarding. Lectora Instructional Design Subject Matter Expert Storyboarding Feedback eLearning Content Analysis eLearning Visual Design eLearning Project Management

Learning Technologists as Project Managers too

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

What I’ve also seen, and this is the reason for this post, is that Learning Technologists * (LT) are also very effective project managers. “Select, lead and motivate your project team from both internal and external stakeholder organisations.”

Project Showcase: Memorable eLearning for Salon Employees

Bottom-Line Performance

Make safety training more engaging, memorable and effective. This second course in the project takes a similar concept and applies it to making choices that help learners avoid ergonomic injury – fatigue in arms, wrists, back, or neck.

5 Ways to Improve Effectiveness at Work

KnowledgeCity

If the shrinking workweek is any indication, today’s professionals seem to be getting a better handle on how to improve effectiveness, using the adage “work smarter, not harder.” So, what’s the secret to making your work and your time more effective? Define effective.

Microsoft Project Cortex: What It Is and Why Organizations Should Prepare For It

Vitalyst

At last year’s Ignite conference, Microsoft delivered a flood of announcements—among them was Project Cortex, the first new service in Microsoft 365 since the launch of Microsoft Teams. Project Cortex’s knowledge and expertise will be available to users within the apps they use daily.

Adobe Captivate – Card Flip Effect

Adobe Captivate

In this video tutorial, I show you how you can use effects in Adobe Captivate to create the effect of a baseball card flip. My Patreon subscribers can download the project file for this video. Video asymmetric zoom captivate effects effects effects parameters effects properties

9 Features To Look For In Your Next eLearning Project Management Tool

eLearning Industry

Does your eLearning team need an online platform to collaborate more effectively and share feedback beyond geographical boundaries? In this article, I’ll discuss 9 must-have features to look for in your next eLearning Project Management tool.

eLearning: Effective Use of Fonts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

There are lots of decisions to be made when choosing fonts for your eLearning projects. by Sally Cox    Different fonts evoke different emotions, and some fonts are more readable than others. Here are a few of my thoughts, to help you make better font choices. Serif vs. Sans Serif.