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?

ADDIE Abandoned for Performance Consulting Skills

Living in Learning

For that last few days I have been contributing to a thread on the eLearning Guild’s network group on LinkedIn. I was okay participating in that lively dialogue until I stumbled upon another post by an ISD asking a question about a “loan processing training issue”. Company leadership wants loan processing training – NOW, and the ISD was asking, “What would you do?”. The topic that has been hotly debated, trashed, twisted, modified, and/or exalted is none other than ADDIE.

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Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

Let’s face it – the title “Instructional Designer” comes with a reputation that designing instruction or training is all that we do. 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. How do we break beyond the barriers that have been placed on us and convince our clients to look beyond training as the only available solution? By Dean Hawkinson.

eLearning: The Origins of a Training Methodology

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        I've been creating eLearning since the early 1990s. Back then, eLearning (or E-Learning, pick your style) was known as CBT (Computer Based Training). As I mentioned above, I began developing eLearning 20 years ago.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. training it needs. the training.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

However, after reviewing our many years of work, we realise today that training in isolation is rarely the RIGHT answer for most performance problems, since performance-related issues could find roots in numerous other aspects in the workplace. Who are the Performance Consultants Really? :

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Developing Millennials: Why Skimping on Soft Skills Training is Risky

eLearning Brothers

But all my soft skills training—everything I needed to learn about how to succeed in a professional environment and later as an entrepreneur and leader—came from on-the-job training and coaching. Today’s gig economy amplifies the Millennial soft skills training gap.

Who Needs Training? 1/3 of Americans Receive No Formal Training From Their Employer

Association eLearning

An online survey conducted by Ipsos Market Research and Consulting Firm has turned up some shocking statistics. 30% of Americans surveyed said that they never received any formal training from their employer. Training creates a supportive workplace. Train everyone.

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.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

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How a Small Consulting Company Implemented an LMS and Became the Best ELearning Course Provider 2017

JoomlaLMS

Last week we shared two stories of successfully implemented online training projects within our blog series intended to take a behind-the-scenes look at building a successful LMS-based business. Today’s case is from the Industry of Consulting and Quality Management.

8 Advantages of Hiring an eLearning Consultant

KnowledgeAnywhere

If you’re in the process of trying to convert legacy corporate training materials into online courseware (or if you’ve already lived through it), you know that it can be an involved process. Often, there is pressure from upper-level management to get an online training program in play, quickly. Hiring a skilled eLearning consultant is an alternative approach that can save your business time and money in the long run. With an eLearning specialist you can: 1.

JANE BOZARTH – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Custom E-Learning E-Learning Interviews Learning Consulting WOL #lrnchat B. The post JANE BOZARTH – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS appeared first on Learnnovators.

5 Advantages of Face-to-Face Training

Your Training Edge

It is true that online training is more readily available and perhaps more convenient but in terms of efficiently learning, it may not be the best way to go yet. Adaptability – keyword “ customised training courses ”.

Disaster Preparation and Training Have Something in Common

Association eLearning

Disaster preparation and training often suffer from the same unfortunate flaw. Keep learning and development (L&D) informed about new initiatives or, better yet, consult with them along the way. Anticipate training costs and build them into the project budget from the start.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

Death of Self-Pace eLearning. In 2016, global revenues for self-paced eLearning reached $46.6 By 2021, worldwide revenues for eLearning will plummet to $33.4 This report provides a status of the current self-paced eLearning industry and it doesn’t look healthy.

Free White Paper: Migrating to an eLearning Infrastructure

eLearning Brothers

Are you just starting your journey into eLearning? Or perhaps you’ve already got some traction, but you’re struggling with the right eLearning infrastructure within your organization to really make it work. Free White Paper on eLearning Infrastructure.

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eLearning Healthcare Training: Perceptions and Planning

TalentLMS

Rapid eLearning developers, please read this article (twice)! Healthcare training is not something to be taken lightly. With virtually zero margin of error as well as tolerance for mess up in their performance, let’s just make sure these trainings are locked and loaded!

44 Profitable Markets within the Training Industry

LearnDash

The training industry is continuing to grow at a rapid pace, especially given the advancement in new technologies. If you are still wondering what the best sub-categories (or niches) are within the training industry, you can use the list below to get started. Aeronautics Training.

Manual Methods Still Dominate Training

LearnDash

Despite an era of apps, online training methods, and learning management system automation, there are still a large number of organizations that rely upon manual methods for delivery and tracking. First, the elearning and LMS industry can be intimidating. elearning training

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

All new platforms — no matter how intuitive it may seem — require some training. What is important to remember perhaps is that designing and creating these training materials is not enough. Keeping the training materials crisp and to the point is critical.

ID and E-Learning Links (5/8/16)

Experiencing eLearning

Secrets of Star Training Consultants | Training Magazine. Preliminary findings from Saul Carliner and John Murray’s research and interviews with “star consultants” in the field of learning. tags: training freelance consulting e-learning instructionaldesign research. Several participants specifically mentioned that they distance themselves from training about products and software to focus on more strategic projects.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal! We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. Those are our eLearning predictions for 2015.

5 Presenting Skills For Live Training

LearnDash

As much as we love elearning here at LearnDash there will always be a need for in-person (live) training. Instructor-led training (ILT) is a critical component to most training programs. training

Training Strategy for Changing Behavior

LearnDash

If you need to change the current behavior of an organization through education on new policies and practices, then you need to have a proven training strategy. These kind of training initiatives are always challenging. Communication doesn’t end when the training begins.

Designing Mobile Learning with Adobe Captivate (Free Online Adobe eLearning User Group Event)

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Joe Ganci  is President of  eLearningJoe, LLC , a consulting and training eLearning company located outside of Washington, D.C. Joe has been involved in every aspect of eLearning development since 1983. Adobe Captivate Captivate e-learning eLearning Mobile TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology training UA User Assistance User Experience UX Wednesday, February 25, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Eastern Location:  Live, Online.

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. Community colleges and medical eLearning are closely convergence of learning integrated into workforce training.

How to Design a Complex Training Curriculum in 10 Steps

Bottom-Line Performance

Make no mistake: there’s nothing simple about designing a complex training curriculum. Hours of training must be created for a wide range of learner roles. Training can never be designed to meet the needs of all of these personas!”

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ELearning vs Live Training by the Numbers

LearnDash

Elearning or live training? In most of my consulting projects, the client usually opts for some sort of blended approach – that is, lower-level content being delivered via elearning and more complex topics delivered via live seminars. Costs of ELearning.

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

mLearning Revolution

Why Register for this Training? This workshop is a result of months of research on mobile; mobile app design testing for best practices ; countless hours of consulting and lots of learning about design from trial and error. From eLearning to mLearning: Sketching.

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.

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. elearning

Stop Evaluating Training!

Upside Learning

"So how do you evaluate the success of eLearning that you create?" Proving the effectiveness of training and showing ROI is no walk in the park and still keeps L&D up at night. The key message from his talk was to Stop Evaluating Training the way we currently tend to.

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. That’s why the instigators of the Serious eLearning Manifesto banded together; too few people were applying good formal learning principles! The eLearning community is headed for more collaboration and less formal instruction.

Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

Web Courseworks

This managing eLearning blog’s mission is to inform managers about emerging topics and to impart advice concerning becoming a better leader and manager. As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor.

Are You Going to the ATD International Conference and Expo?

Association eLearning

Let Digitec Interactive diagnose your training needs and offer the right treatment plan for your organization. Digitec now offers learning technology , content , and consulting. Do you need a full training plan? Ask us about our managed training services for more information.

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