What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

eLearning Architect

You probably see the job title bouncing around, but what does an eLearning consultant actually do? But I wanted to explain how I became a consultant, because I think experience is an essential part of what makes a consultant. “ “ Experience is an essential part of what makes a consultant. ” I knew it would be a role in eLearning - that was never in doubt. Was growing an eLearning design agency what I wanted? BUSINESS OF ELEARNING

eLearning Authoring Tool Capability

B Online Learning

Since joining B Online Learning at the start of 2013 my world view of eLearning development practice and more importantly the capability of the so called rapid development technologies has changed. Prior to working with B Online Learning, I was working with consultancies that ran a local design, offshore development model.

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ID & eLearning Links 4/7/20

Experiencing eLearning

In this post, I share links on spaced learning, marketing, networking, free tools and images, and L&D skills. Sparks Tool for creating automated spaced learning with options for nudges in multiple platforms. Marketing YOUR Freelance eLearning Business – YouTube Ant Pugh on all the marketing tactics he tried when he started freelancing. Free tools and images. Enroll in the eLearning Freelancer Bootcamp by 4/10.

eLearning Authoring Tool Capability

B Online Learning

Since joining B Online Learning at the start of 2013 my world view of eLearning development practice and more importantly the capability of the so called rapid development technologies has changed. Prior to working with B Online Learning, I was working with consultancies that ran a local design, offshore development model.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

In this guide, we share the steps, activities, and tools you can use to. eLearning—and it looks great and seems to tick all the. project charter can be an effective tool to determine if content belongs. Personas are a great tool to make. support, process, or tools to act?

Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. This provides an excellent opportunity to consult and partner with those types of clients to look at all of these environmental and motivational factors. By Dean Hawkinson.

8 Advantages of Hiring an eLearning Consultant

KnowledgeAnywhere

Hiring a skilled eLearning consultant is an alternative approach that can save your business time and money in the long run. Although hiring an eLearning consultant may cost you more at the onset of the project, you will quickly come to find that it was well worth the investment when you see the outcome of the virtual training courses produced. Here are eight advantages of hiring an eLearning specialist over doing it on your own.

Review of Top Authoring Tools for eLearning

Clarity Consultants

If your learning and development (L&D) strategy includes eLearning, having the right authoring tools is essential. The post Review of Top Authoring Tools for eLearning appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Training Development By selecting a great platform, you can streamline course development and delivery, simplifying the entire process.

PowerPoint-Based eLearning Tools - Part 2: Adobe Presenter 11.1

eLearning Industry

This is Part 2 of a 3-part analysis of three PowerPoint-based eLearning tools: Adobe Presenter 11.1, As an independent consultant, I have the pleasure of owning all three of these tools and have used them at one time or another for client projects. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Evaluation eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning Authoring Tool Review

PowerPoint-Based eLearning Tools – Part 3: Articulate Studio 360

eLearning Industry

This is Part 3 of a 3-part analysis of 3 PowerPoint-based eLearning tools: Articulate Studio 360, Adobe Presenter 11.1, As an independent consultant, I have the pleasure of owning all 3 of these tools and have used them at one time or another for client projects. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Evaluation eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning Authoring Tool Review

PowerPoint-Based eLearning Tools - Part 1: iSpring Suite 9

eLearning Industry

This is Part 1 of a 3-part analysis of three PowerPoint-based eLearning tools: iSpring Suite 9, Adobe Presenter 11, and Articulate Studio 360. As an independent consultant, I have the pleasure of owning all three of these tools and have used all of them at one time or another for client projects. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Implementing Successful Training in the Consulting Industry

Ed App

The Consulting industry is constantly changing and shifting in nature, which is why it is essential to implement a successful training strategy for your employees. Unexpected events, such as the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009, can have detrimental impacts on the Consulting industry, whereby firms must be resilient and agile to cope with these shocks. A method of training that provides this opportunity to consulting firms is the practice of microlearning.

eLearning Authoring Tool Must-Haves!

360 Training

All prepared to kick-start your elearning journey? With so many elearning authoring tools available, choosing the right tool can be a daunting task. Ideally, a course authoring tool should have a simple learning curve. The course development tools should expedite work, allowing you to add content, create interactions, make edits, and publish your course—with as few clicks as possible. Try out affordable options and free tools first.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! Before we unpack all five of our latest industry predictions, I want to take a moment to recap our past eLearning predictions from 2013 and 2014. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015. Moreover, these tools create an avenue for better patient (or end-user) education as well. DIY eLearning will Reveal the Value of Professional Course Design.

Convert Training to Online

Experiencing eLearning

Determine the format of the course (self-paced elearning, blended, virtual training, etc.). eLearning. Converting training to self-paced elearning cuts the time in half. . That’s 30 hours of content, which converts to 15 hours of self-paced elearning. If you’re really looking at converting a full week of classroom training, you might not really want 15 hours of elearning. That gives me about 10 hours of self-paced elearning (20 hours divided in half).

Corporate eLearning vs Higher Ed. eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. Corporate eLearning and Academic eLearning have many overlaps and similarities. Corporate eLearning is commonly conducted by the human resources department or a training department, to train the workers to do specific tasks in accordance to corporate policies and safety standards. However, once this is accomplished eLearning can be self-paced and driven by the learner.

The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? What Is eLearning? eLearning is any kind of learning that includes technology to help the learner. This can include videos, touch screen technology, online tools, or any other kind of media. What most people don’t realise about eLearning is that it can happen right in the classroom. The term just refers to the tools used. eLearning and Distance Learning Tools.

7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

InfoPro Learning

Are you getting ready to outsource your eLearning? In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to evaluate your assets before you outsource eLearning. How To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning. Outsourcing eLearning can help you save time and make effective use of your resources. Thorough evaluations improve eLearning ROI and ensure a smooth collaboration. Form An Outsourcing eLearning Prep Team. Analyze The Effectiveness Of Existing Tools.

ID and eLearning Links 12/3/19

Experiencing eLearning

Free Online Video Maker – Create Videos in Minutes | FlexClip Free browser-based tool for creating quick videos. Ger’s Learning Notes #32 – From Classroom Learning to Blended Learning – aNewSpring Ger Driesen’s curated collection of resources on elearning, blended learning, and moving training from classroom to online. The post ID and eLearning Links 12/3/19 appeared first on Experiencing eLearning.

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Specializing in the ELearning Industry

LearnDash

If you are reading this then there is a good chance that you are either already involved in the training & elearning indstury, or at least have an interest in getting involved. For instance, if you consider yourself more of a “techy” person then there are learning management systems and course authoring tools at your disposal. Or maybe a specific tool. elearning training

10 eLearning gamification examples

Ed App

Integrating gamification into everyday online learning (eLearning) keeps people more engaged, curious, and motivated. By combining gamification elements with eLearning, you create a fun, convenient, and inclusive learning experience.

Surprising ELearning Survey Results

LearnDash

Companies looking to get into elearning may find themselves at a loss at how to get started. There are many ways to go about implementing a corporate elearning program, so you will want to make sure that you do it properly to maximize its effectiveness. However, before even beginning a corporate elearning plan, it is probably a good idea to do a little market research so as to best plan the strategy going forward. elearning

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3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning

LearnDash

While many people (including myself) contest that elearning is a viable solution for organizations large and small, there are some unfortunate misconceptions regarding elearning that decrease its effectiveness. In most cases, this is the result of key decision makers in companies not fully understanding the concept of elearning, and instead buying into the benefits based on the sales pitches they hear from vendors. Elearning Development & Management is Part-Time Work.

Immersing Learners in Engaging eLearning Assessments

eLearning Brothers

For many workplaces, the educational argument for integrating authentic assessments into their eLearning experiences is powerful. They also are known for being valuable tools for learners to evaluate and improve their own performance. Provides appropriate opportunities for learners to rehearse, practice, consult resources, get feedback on, and refine performances and products. Which authentic assessment method is most suitable the goals of your eLearning experience?

5 Simple and Effective eLearning Interactions

Bottom-Line Performance

Why invest in eLearning courses instead of “flat” media like powerpoints and webinars? Besides the obvious benefits of reduced costs and a virtual training environment, eLearning allows learners to practice new skills and concepts safely through a variety of interactions. I interviewed Sharon Boller, President of Bottom-Line Performance, to compile a list of interactions that can be used over and over again in a variety of eLearning courses.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

They say for eLearning to be engaging, it needs to be interactive. Articulate 360 has many tools available to assist you in crafting your interactions, and in encouraging your learners to interact with their computer screens. No matter what type of interaction you are after, you can be guaranteed that one of the tools out of Articulate Rise, Storyline 360, Studio 360, Replay 360, Peek or Preso will be able to assist you in building your interactivity.

Multi-Device Elearning: Responsive eLearning Design or Adaptive – What’s the Best Choice?

Adobe Captivate

With the rise of mobile devices and varied screen sizes, Responsive eLearning has become quite essential to create multi-device eLearning or mobile learning. It enables learners to access the eLearning courses from their preferred devices. As eLearning designers, we need to develop eLearning content such that it works swiftly and smoothly on every device. Responsive eLearning Design Vs Adaptive eLearning Design.

Where To Learn About ELearning

LearnDash

There are many people interested in getting into elearning today, but want to learn a bit more about the industry and what to expect from a salary perspective. Most of the people I know who are involved in the elearning industry never formally studied it in college. The best place to learn about elearning, from beginning to end, is on-the-job. If this is the direction you want to go in, the best way to gain exposure to elearning tools and projects today is through consulting.

ID and eLearning Links 9/24/19

Experiencing eLearning

In this post, I share a guide on becoming an instructional designer, storytelling research, and a tool for creating citations easily. How to Become an Instructional Designer: The Definitive Guide – Devlin Peck – Performance Consultant for Corporate Training Teams This 10,000-word guide starts at the very beginning, explaining what instructional designers are and what they do for different types of organizations.

How To: Design, Develop and Deliver eLearning

B Online Learning

A cynic might even argue that there are vested interests in the form of specialist consultants [.]. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy Informal Learning Learning Management System Webinars adult learning principles instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools

Why Today’s ELearning Can Stink

LearnDash

Elearning today is suffering from standards of the past, from instructional design principles to the tools we use to create the courses. For years, Articulate has been a juggernaut in the rapid elearning development space. On many of my consulting arrangements, I was asked to develop elearning using one of two programs: Articulate or Captivate. There are plenty of options in this tool to help designers create non-PowerPoint looking programs.

6 Tips for Managing ELearning Revisions

LearnDash

During my consulting engagements, the one thing that we were constantly battling was the number of times we had to revise (or rework) our elearning content. The problem with revisions is when they come after the elearning module is signed-off, or even worse, after it is live and being delivered. Set-up a repository for all revision submissions (SharePoint is a good tool for this). elearning instructional design

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 2 – PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Learnnovators

This is the second post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. It is particularly focused on eLearning, but almost all of what is mentioned also applies to face-to-face or virtual instruction. This might seem like a lot of practice, but it is one area where most eLearning has fallen short. We can require them to create their own checklists or tools as well. x --x --x --x --x Here are links to all six parts of the "Deeper eLearning Design" series: 1.

Should I Use an eLearning Vendor or a Freelancer?

ThinkingKap Solutions

A while back we wrote an article on finding the right eLearning partner. The question “which is better, eLearning vendor or a freelancer?” What’s the difference between an eLearning vendor and a freelancer? There’s a lot of pressure on instructional designers these days to know the various development tools. But everyone I’ve talked to says they know [insert eLearning development tool here]. Consulting

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status.   In the early Forming and Storming days of xAPI, there were no off-the-shelf tools that supported it. Not a month goes by that I don't talk with another learning tool provider about getting on the xAPI bandwagon. eLearning xAPI

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