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.

10 Tools for Training Consultants

Ed App

Training consultants are the ones in charge of ensuring that this goal is achieved in collaboration with subject matter experts and the L&D team. Scroll down below to learn more. Tool for Training Consultants #1 – EdApp. eLearning employee training training too

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Best Workplace eLearning Providers

Roundtable Learning

In doing so, you’re going to research different workplace eLearning providers to find the one that best fits your needs. Read More: Custom eLearning Content For Workplace Development. That’s why we have compiled a list of custom and off-the-shelf eLearning providers for you to consider.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

What do eLearning Experts have to say about Gamification?

Adobe Captivate

. I started learning seriously about gamification some time ago. So here we go: these are a few quotes from various eLearning professionals on this exciting learning strategy. I think that while eLearning has come a long way from the click next culture it used to be, a lot of organizations are hesitant to spend the extra time and budget to include engaging gamification elements in their learning. They make learning more active.

Learning theories

Ed App

Five Current Learning Theories. Learning theories unpack complex cognitive processes and provide useful mental models for educators to structure and design courses around, while also providing insights on best practice during and after learning experiences. Freedom to learn.

How an eLearning Business Strategy Saves Time and Money

Petra Mayer

eLearning is a learning tool that’s widely adopted around the world and it’s a beneficial business strategy, whatever their size. eLearning, also known as online training, is perfect for companies that want to be able to train their staff wherever they are in the world. It goes without saying that an eLearning business strategy saves you time and money, and here’s how: Less travel costs & resources. Continued learning.

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What will future workplace learning look like?

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. Formal learning constitutes only a tiny part of the spectrum.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & & Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

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MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now. This has been a great way for me to learn about the topic.

ILT, eLearning Tools, Visual Learners, KM, monitter, & T&D Magizines

Big Dog, Little Dog

Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - Saul Carliner in eLearn Magazine. Despite a steady climb in the availability of e-learning, the overall percentage of instructor-led training is nearly unchanged: 71.97 More flawed than the analysis of the numbers is the proposition that formal classroom learning will be replaced by informal learning, which will primarily occur online through blogs and social computing tools.

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CLIVE SHEPHERD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & & Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

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Janhavi Padture – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Janhavi has spoken at various industry conferences (including AICC, ASTD, eLearning Guild) and local groups on topics pertaining to online learning. Her prior experience spans academia, consulting, Fortune 100 companies, and a leading advertising agency. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: As part of our tenth anniversary celebrations, we proudly present ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’, a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

How to Create Training Modules: A Template Guide

Elucidat

Whether you’re new to elearning or simply looking to boost the impact of your current training, it’s useful to understand how to create training modules that deliver maximum impact. Let’s take a look at the best practices for building training modules as part of your elearning course.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. As a eLearning consultant I would prefer to use a human narration professional.

Mobile Learning is Here to Stay and Here’s Why

KnowledgeCity

As the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices continues to skyrocket, mobile learning is now far more than an industry buzzword. Mobile Learning for a Mobile World. Even now, mobility is incredibly prevalent in the workplace with 91 percent of people consulting their mobile devices for ideas while completing a task and 74 percent of people checking their work emails on a smartphone or tablet. And, only 12 percent of all corporate learning is available on mobile devices.

JANHAVI PADTURE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Janhavi has spoken at various industry conferences (including AICC, ASTD, eLearning Guild) and local groups on topics pertaining to online learning. Her prior experience spans academia, consulting, Fortune 100 companies, and a leading advertising agency. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: As part of our tenth anniversary celebrations, we proudly present ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’, a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

How can LMS education be imparted through just-in-time learning?

Creativ Technologies

The learners can complete all the work assigned to them when they have just-in-time learning. The learners can consult such material whenever they get time. Learners have certain confidence because they know they have material to consult whenever they face any issues.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, February 21, 2008 My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning Cathy Moore had a post a few months ago ( Addicted to Audio? that inspired me to change my approach to using audio in eLearning. When I see a need for a text heavy pages, I eliminate audio so as not to "depress learning." Listening aint learning. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

In this day and age, thanks to our increasingly wired and connected world, you can learn something any time you like. But those who really excel in the workplace or in their consulting careers possess a wider range of knowledge, skills, and expertise. Scarso, a communications consultant and creative writer, took advantage of when she was learning Adobe Indesign. Martindale summarized her preferred learning style and preferences.

Blended Learning For Better Results

Adobe Captivate

Using Blended Learning. Types of Blended Learning. Face-to-face driver – where the teacher drives the instruction and augments with digital tools. Flex – Most of the curriculum is delivered via a digital platform and teachers are available for face-to-face consultation and support. Self-blend – Students choose to augment their traditional learning with online coursework. How Blended Learning Works.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

Unicorn Training

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. As a eLearning consultant I would prefer to use a human narration professional.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else? What will future workplace learning look like?

OpenSesame adds new global publisher partnerships, further expanding OpenSesame Plus subscription variety

OpenSesame

Portland, OR – 1 September 2021 – OpenSesame, a market-leading SaaS global elearning innovator, today announced the addition of multiple new global publishers to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription. To learn more about OpenSesame, visit www.opensesame.com.

4 Ways to Boost Learning in the Workplace

Your Training Edge

If you were to look around your organization today, how would you describe your learning culture? If you fall somewhere in between, what steps are you taking to improve your learning culture? Align Business Goals with Learning Objectives. Brand Your Learning & Development.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. She’s also an in-demand webinar presenter with an irreverent style. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. You say “I learned by observing what worked and didn’t.

Why You Should Consider A Blended Learning Program

Roundtable Learning

Let’s face it: People aren’t as eager to binge-learn workplace training as they are to binge-watch a Netflix series. It comes in the form of a blended learning program. What Is Blended Learning? READ MORE: What Is A Blended Learning Program? Benefits of Blended Learning.

Online education puts new skills at your fingertips

eFront

In this day and age, thanks to our increasingly wired and connected world, you can learn something any time you like. But those who really excel in the workplace or in their consulting careers possess a wider range of knowledge, skills, and expertise. Scarso, a communications consultant and creative writer, took advantage of when she was learning Adobe Indesign. Martindale summarized her preferred learning style and preferences.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #12 Training for Millennials

Your Training Edge

places to learn and then move on), work-life balance (they believe balance is important), and the place of technology (they grew up with technology and much of their educational and social lives is already spent online). As the Allen Communications website puts it: “As learning professionals, we know we have to keep up with our audiences or be left behind. We also hear that Millennials bring an interactive learning style, fluency with new technology, and a sharing culture….Success

Any e-learning professional

CommLab India

Isn’t it amazing how far eLearning has come since the early 1990s? The way e-learning has transformed the distribution of information is truly remarkable. From A-Z, the e-learning industry has a language all its own. In this article, I am listing the various terms involved in a successful e-learning. Here is my A-Z of e-learning. A – Adult Learning Principles. B – Blended Learning . Engagement is a critical element of learning.

How to Quickly Train Your Team?

Enyota Learning

A faster learning curve must be generated, and this is only possible when training is offered in a highly simplified and bite-sized manner and can be accessed by employees from different locations, on their own time. Training teams that do not have time to get into the classroom require you to take a new approach, such as blended learning. So, what is blended learning? Even today, classroom training positively impacts learning outcomes as it supports face-to-face interaction.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => Dunlap Learning 2.0

Industry trends that make you cringe: 10 learning experts share their bugbears

Elucidat

What digital learning trends and buzzwords make you cringe? 10 trends in workplace learning that will help you make sound decisions . There’s no doubt that there are, and always have been, a lot of buzzwords in the workplace learning industry. I’m sure I’m not the only one who plays “buzzword bingo” at conferences like Learning Technologies. Here’s what the experts think: “The debate around macro vs. micro learning is taking people down a blind alley.”.

TOP 9 E-LEARNING PREDICTIONS FOR 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate. The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

From tried-and-true member retention techniques to fresh ideas for the smartphone age, your association management system (AMS), eLearning platform, and website are full of potential ways to keep your members motivated and involved. We’ll show you how you can: Learn more about your members by gathering information in your CRM. Get your members involved in eLearning opportunities. Learn more about your members by gathering information in your CRM.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Visions

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 Learning Visions Im Cammy Bean and this is my little corner of the world where I talk about instructional design and topics somewhat related to eLearning. I talk about some of the tools I use. I share my experiences with current e-Learning projects and challenges I might be facing. I am now the VP of Learning Design for Kineo.

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How To Train Remote Employees In A Virtual Learning Environment

Obsidian Learning

Through the prism of the 10 Principles of Customer Strategy, this article examines the question of how to train remote employees in a virtual learning environment. The scale and impact of this event may never be fully appreciated, but from our view as learning and development professionals one thing is clear: for some time to come there will be limited in-person training, coaching and mentoring and more online, virtual, digital training, coaching and mentoring. Learning design.