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. Review your competitors’ services, either these are eLearning freelancers or companies, to see how you can differentiate yours. . Capitalize on emerging eLearning technologies. .

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

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The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

The activity stream turns into an overwhelming flood and people lose control of their information flow. THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant. With so many viable options, associations are rapidly moving away from traditional employee-oriented LMSs to specialized suites of applications designed to encourage lifelong learning and generate substantial streams of revenue. Specialists are the new norm.

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MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Learning will simply become integrated into our life-stream. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

The 5-step elearning content development process

Elucidat

Want a foolproof elearning content development process that delivers great results, every time? We’ve learned from the wins and war stories of hundreds of learning teams and boiled this down to five key steps for producing effective elearning. The 5 essential steps for a successful elearning development process are: Set clear goals ( Capture ). The most successful elearning projects take time upfront to research users. See here for ways to design elearning concepts. .

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: “ Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.”

How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 2: Goals and Assessments

CourseArc

In part one of our guide , we showed you how to define the learning objectives for a new eLearning course or training, and how to develop a strong course outline that ensures your objectives will be met. Organize teams strategically so parallel work streams can be assigned without creating bottlenecks. Enlist help from consultants or other professionals who may be well versed in the process.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

17 Specialists Steal Even More Spotlight. Other specialists leverage their expertise in a particular sector by combining their industry know-how with technology to deliver compelling learning applications. And nearly every learning systems specialist we know is expanding its business by narrowing its focus. #16 You can add consulting as a premium upsell or provide a digital badge or certification as an enticement to purchase more than one course.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

Unfortunately, I couldn’t participate as I’d have wanted to but was lurking and following the stream. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

Learning will simply become integrated into our life-stream. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

These are mostly “specialist” platforms. 3) Specialists and Cloud LMS Vendors Win the Extended Enterprise Race. That’s because innovative continuing education specialists are leading the way. New year. New decade.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

EasyGenerator CEO Kasper Spiro says he sees content creation shifting from elearning specialists to subject matter experts. Increasingly popular among both elearning buyers and sellers, content marketplace companies offer multiple variations on a theme: Standalone marketplaces: These work with any LMS to connect learners with relevant courses from their library of aggregated content. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

What’s the Best Job Title for Those Who Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

Last year I facilitated a number of elearning workshops with about 1800 participants who are either considering elearning as a career or are active in the elearning industry. Here’s a common question that I’m asked: What job title best describes the person who builds elearning courses? Looking over the job listings in the elearning community , here are the most common titles: Instructional Designer. Learning & Development Specialist.

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LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning. I believe learning organizations have a much better chance at success when they choose a “best fit” specialist LMS. In fact, none of our clients have opted for a “top tier” generalist LMS after considering specialist LMS alternatives.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Originally, many LMS specialists tried to compete head-to-head with the established giants of the talent management LMS world like Cornerstone , Saba , SumTotal , SAP/SuccessFactors , Oracle. So rather than waging war on the giants, the specialist applications are working together in peaceful coexistence with established systems. These sponsors require learning solutions that drive revenue streams and improve or accelerate revenue-related processes.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

We’re not exactly poetic, but we do create a stream of carefully crafted written content. As an LMS analyst and consultant, I hear that question all the time. Specifically, I look at how new specialized learning solutions are helping businesses generate new, profitable revenue streams. #5 Learn more in our webinar replay: Choosing Your Next LMS: How to Kickstart the Process with an Independent Consultant.

Eight Can’t Miss Tips for Implementing Corporate Learning Webinars

JCA Solutions

Many a consultant has used webinars as a way of teaching and promoting a subject matter or their business. Streaming a webinar takes up a lot of bandwidth. JCA Solutions is the e-Learning specialist. Blog corporate learning webinar eLearning webinarUsing Corporate Learning Webinars To Solve Quick Learning Needs. You can’t swing a stick today without hitting a webinar.

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How to Get Started with Freelancing: The Instructional Design Story

Eat Learn Repeat

Here are some sites and venues that have helped us: LinkedIn: LinkedIn is usually the first stop freelancers make, it’s a great website for you to make connections with potential customers or meet other consultants. Along with eLearning what are the other fields open to a freelance instructional designer? Pick one area and focus on that to build a reputation as a specialist, rather than broadening your skills to other areas.

The?Tavistock?and Portman NHS Foundation Trust Built?a Custom?Digital Academy with?eThink?Education?

eThink Education

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust focused on psychological, social, and developmental approaches to understanding and treating emotional distress, disturbance and mental ill health, and promoting mental health. Download the case study. About?the

The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. This detailed guide and six point scorecard is designed to help you find the best elearning software for your needs. Choosing an elearning authoring tool is not an easy decision and takes more than taking it for a test drive. It will be used primarily by specialist in-house authors spread throughout the business. Take a look at review sites, such as Elearning Industry and Capterra.

On the brink with mobile– what learning executives say

Allison Rossett

That’s how I described the status of mobile learning in an article in eLearn magazine ten months ago. When San Diego State University (SDSU) colleague Jim Marshall and I surveyed more than a thousand educators in companies, agencies and universities about their eLearning practices, they reported reliance on traditional eLearning approaches, like scenarios, virtual classrooms, and online assessments. Examples include elearning, social, and now mobile.

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Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

Choosing an elearning authoring tool isn’t easy and it takes more than a free trial. Choosing an elearning authoring tool is not an easy decision and realistically you’ll probably need more than a demo to make it. Some of the common training challenges we’ve seen our retail customers experience include: SPEED : Huge volumes of skills and knowledge elearning needs to be produced and delivered rapidly. SCALABILITY : Global teams mean a whole lot more elearning.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Not surprisingly, many continuing education learning systems vendors are specialists. Blue Sky eLearn. BLUE SKY ELEARN. Blue Sky eLearn is known as a powerful system and great partner for organizations that produce educational webinars, webcasts and live events at national or regional conferences. This learning platform is designed specifically for live-event capture, webinars, webcasts and on-demand streaming.

How to Deliver Blended Learning Courses Effectively

Hurix Digital

Here are the advantages of blended learning over traditional eLearning methods. Since the eLearning course content comes fully designed, it lacks the flexibility of customization. With blended learning, an instructor is always available for consultation. The convenience of an expert’s guidance for consultation allows employees to approach them with queries or problems they may have with the practical application of theoretical concepts.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

joaomattar (Update 11/30/2010: suggested by Gisele Brugger ) David Anderson e-Learning designer and Community Manager @Articulate.com @elearning Judith Christian Carter Judith specializes mainly in instructional design & e-Learning. tomkuhlmann Connie Malamed Consultant, writer and speaker in the field of e-Learning. cammybean Jane Hart CEO at the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies @C4LPT Sahana Chattopadhyay Learning & development consultant and ID.

Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

You’ll see recent research on virtual classrooms, including the implications of mobile devices for online learning; the move toward short, live learning snippets; and the explosion of streaming video. Thus, the elearning world is seeing movement towards more meaningful assessment methods. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Senior Learning Evangelist, for a step-by-step demonstration on how you can create interactive and engaging elearning courses for your compliance training requirements.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. According to an eLearning Guild survey conducted in 2007 , 18% of respondents in corporate settings reported using Moodle. Last week in Madrid, I worked with Moodle consultants who have extended the system and install it in major corporations. Drupal can be a little tougher to crank up, but they're coming on stream as well. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

Talented Learning

LMS specialists of every size, shape and focus continue to enter the space with impressive new capabilities. That’s why we founded Talented Learning, an independent research and consulting firm for learning technology buyers and sellers. When organizations educate and certify their external sales channel and business partners, they often increase sales, create new revenue streams and improve customer satisfaction. Blue Sky eLearn.