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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. “ Do I like being a consultant?

Expand Your Consultancy’s Reach With eLearning

ExpandShare

If you’re a professional services consultant, you’ve probably wished many times you could be in more than once place at the same time. Scalable Consulting With eLearning. However, the benefit of eLearning is your clients can create their own learning plan.

Expand Your Consultancy’s Reach With eLearning

ExpandShare

If you’re a professional services consultant, you’ve probably wished many times you could be in more than once place at the same time. Scalable Consulting With eLearning. However, the benefit of eLearning is your clients can create their own learning plan.

What does 2011 look like for consultants?

Spark Your Interest

Actual thought leaders – elearn magazine’s list. I am not sure that I have anything unique to add to those perspectives, but have promised you predictions, so… Being a small, independent consultant in Canada, where my market is pretty localized and my clients are fairly regionalized, I have come to think of myself as an economic bell-weather. When the economy tanked, so did my consulting work, but since late fall 2010, things have picked up considerably.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

don’t want to learn from formal elearning. consulted early enough in the process. involved as trusted consultants far. included game-based elearning. Case study We talked to an L&D consultant at a quick service. say that lack of L&D expertise is a barrier.

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.

Investors Double-Down on ELearning

LearnDash

Many of us know that elearning is great because it is a convenient way to provide training to a large number of people at the fraction of the cost of live training initiatives. Below you will find a list of elearning and training companies who have received significant investments recently.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

This is the first post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. There’s a process called performance consulting that looks to determine what the real need is, and this should be employed before determining a course is the solution. Because a characteristic of expertise is that it’s compiled away below conscious access, it takes work to figure out what experts really are doing. Here are links to all six parts of the “Deeper eLearning Design” series: 1.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP WHAT HOLDS TODAY’S. She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. DIAGNOSE Go through learning activities, classroom, elearning, etc.

Amateur ELearning Mistakes to Avoid

LearnDash

Whenever I am asked this question, I generally give two recommendations: Hire into a large consulting firm. The large organizations secure elearning development projects for you, which allows you to focus just on your skills and learning new technologies.

How to Sell Your Elearning Courses for Profit [PART 1]

LearnDash

One of the most attractive concepts for any instructional designer is the ability to sell their elearning courses over and over again. Today I will be discussing techniques to help you find your niche (that is, the “topic” for your elearning courses).

10 Tips to Earn Money as an eLearning Professional

Trivantis

As is the case with any worthwhile and rewarding career path, it takes time and dedication to be a successful eLearning professional. However, there are a number of ways that you can boost your earning potential and increase your profits even if you are new in the eLearning field.

Making the Case for Gamification in Corporate eLearning

TalentLMS

Introducing gamification into a corporate eLearning environment can be challenging. Making the case for gamification If you are contemplating the introduction of gamification into your corporate elearning program, approach it from a learner perspective.

What’s the biggest myth about gamification in elearning?

Sponge UK

Karl Kapp is a gamification analyst, elearning consultant and professor at Bloomsberg university. For more expertise on learning games you can follow Karl Kapp on twitter: @kkapp , and keep up with his latest research and speaking engagements through his blog: Kapp Notes.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

This is generally a good thing and ensures expertise in a particular area, whether it is marketing your association’s conferences and membership or designing certification programs and managing your association’s learning management system (LMS). They had a business plan for their eLearning.

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. Hand-crafted activities are great when you have the time and expertise to develop them. Too often, however, elearning authors get stuck on their first custom activity and find themselves falling back to just doing presentations. Strategies elearning LCMS Shazia

Podcasts in eLearning

TalentLMS

The aim of effective eLearning design is to include it in the daily lives of the learners. Smartphones are the first and the last devices consulted for all kinds of productivity tasks. So what are the best practices for creating podcasts for eLearning?

eLearning Healthcare Training: Perceptions and Planning

TalentLMS

Rapid eLearning developers, please read this article (twice)! Before you roll up your sleeves to create a new healthcare training program, please, ditch the “role-play hat” often donned by many IDs and eLearning developers. Tips eLearning healthcare training

Elearning Spotlight: Military Child Education Coalition and Blended Learning

The Learning Dispatch

The solution was a combination of elearning available over the internet at anytime from anywhere, online communities, and in-person classes. Met federal requirements for accessible elearning , enabling all adults, including those with disabilities, to experience the training online.

Let Go Through BPO for eLearning

Web Courseworks

BPO: Managing Services & Association eLearning. Companies such as Accenture , GP Strategies and Web Courseworks offer external consulting and implementation solutions to businesses with needs ranging from IT services , training, and recruitment. Subject matter expertise.

Elearning Spotlight: Texas Vaccine Education Online

The Learning Dispatch

Developing online training is rewarding for many reasons, not the least of which is that we get to work on some amazing elearning projects and cover a variety of topics. When an elearning project positively impacts our surrounding communities, the rewards are even richer.

Dead-Simple ‘Ninja’ Trick For Justifying Your ELearning Designs

LearnDash

I have come to a realization during my elearning consulting engagements: not everyone enjoys elearning but everyone has an opinion on it. When we finally met, he opened up an elearning course that they had worked on over 10 years ago(!)

35+ ID & Elearning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

One way I stay connected with the community and what’s happening in the field is by reading blogs by instructional designers, elearning professionals, and educators. If you don’t want to subscribe to all these blogs individually, check out eLearning Learning.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences. Diverse perspectives and subject matter expertise will have to come together to solve problems in the future. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

Last week I was invited by David Swaddle to be a panellist at the Sydney eLearning and Instructional Design meetup. There are certain attributes that I value in an L&D pro, including being proactive, consultative, creative, and willing to try new things.

New Partnership for eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks is excited to announce our partnership with.OrgCommunity for the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders webinar series. Starting on January 24 th from 11:30 – 12:30 pm CT, next year’s series will bring you expertise from a range of topics in eLearning.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

The practice of working out loud across and beyond the borders of a conventional org chart leads to a much higher probability of expertise location, talent discovery, innovation, cross-pollination of ideas, and a resilient and constantly learning organization.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

Complexity calls for diversity of thoughts, approaches and ideas to solve issues, and past experiences and expertise are not necessarily reliable predictors of the future.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

Today's interview in the Vision 2016 series is with Todd Kasenberg, Principal, Guiding Star Communications and Consulting. With career stints in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Todd brings years of experience and expertise in group processes, adult learning, online learning and marketing communications. More about Todd here: [link] Below are excerpts from the interview: What are some of the key eLearning trends that you think would surface, or pick up, in 2016?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen?

E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

The session was entitled E-Learning: Transforming Talk into Action , and the panellists were hand-picked from multiple sectors to share their insights and expertise with us.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

EI Design

Outsourcing of eLearning content development has been there for a few decades. However, there are several challenges that are inherent to outsourcing eLearning content development. Here is how to evaluate the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development.

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. So the new skillset involves community management, content curation, consulting, support, that kind of thing. Learnnovators: You argue that all the employees in an organization are experts at something, and should be encouraged to share their expertise. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Everyone is a learner, teacher, mentor, or coach in turn depending on their area of expertise and context.