4 Best Practices for Successful Custom eLearning Development

Swift eLearning Services

Do you want to implement custom eLearning in your organization? This blog will provide you the best practices for custom eLearning development that fits your organization’s culture and context! Elearning is really impactful when it sticks! It lets the learners apply the knowledge in the real world environment. But, when does it actually stick?

Should I Use an eLearning Vendor or a Freelancer?

ThinkingKap Solutions

A while back we wrote an article on finding the right eLearning partner. Among all the conversation that post generated, we’ve gotten a lot of questions about differentiating vendors from freelancers. We are a vendor, and we know (and have worked with) a lot of great freelancers. The question “which is better, eLearning vendor or a freelancer?” What’s the difference between an eLearning vendor and a freelancer?

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Outsourcing Custom eLearning Development: Ensure The Right Start With 4 Essential Steps

eLearning Industry

Before you outsource custom eLearning development to overseas eLearning vendors, there are certain measures to be taken to ensure a smooth process. This article discusses 4 essential steps to follow before you start outsourcing your custom eLearning development. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Corporate Learning And Development Custom eLearning Custom eLearning Development Free eLearning eBook

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

Finding a Good Fit in Instructional Design

Experiencing eLearning

This is pretty common in instructional design and elearning roles, especially in smaller organizations. Many elearning developers are specialists; they work best when someone else provides them with a storyboard or script that they can be creative in building. An elearning developer might have deep skills in Storyline, plus moderate skills in UX, graphic design, and a little Javascript, along with a foundation of instructional design principles.

6 Questions E-learning Vendors Will Ask Before Development [Infographic]

CommLab India

Any competent eLearning vendor will ask you a few questions before eLearning development. Find out why these questions from eLearning vendors matter. eLearning Design elearning vendor

eLearning: About External Licensing

Your Training Edge

When your organization needs eLearning programs but doesn’t have an internal program in place, external licensing of eLearning may be a good choice. Many eLearning and LMS providers offer external training that you can use as part of your organization’s learning and development program. Let’s take a basic look at external licensing, as well as discuss what you’ll need to create your eLearning program using this approach.

7 Ways To Find The Best eLearning Companies For Your Online Training Course

eLearning Industry

eLearning outsourcing requires a high level of trust. You must be able to rely on the eLearning vendor to carry out your vision and not go over budget. So, how do you find the best eLearning companies for the job? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Custom eLearning Development eLearning Content Development Companies eLearning Content Development Outsourcing eLearning eBooks eLearning Outsourcing

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

It’s important to realize that these can mean one thing to you and your association and something different to an eLearning vendor or instructional designer. With that said, let’s look at some common eLearning buzzwords. This is the ultimate goal of all eLearning. Example : Someone goes to an eLearning vendor and asks for a course that’s interactive, immersive, innovative, effective, and fun. Interactive. Immersive. Innovative/ Creative/ Different.

Finding the Right Elearning Company

Learnkit

Whether you are partnering with an elearning company for the first time, or have experience working with elearning vendors for years, there are a few questions you can ask to ensure you select the right elearning company for your needs. A good elearning content vendor should feel like a natural extension of your team. Asking these 4 questions will help you navigate the waters of selecting the right elearning company for your goals.

Enabling Global eLearning Across Cultures and Languages

Bottom-Line Performance

Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. Most of our clients are global companies who deliver eLearning to learners around the globe. If you need to deliver learning solutions across the globe, have your eLearning provider do the following: Avoid contractions. Creating a diverse collection of characters for the eLearning is one of the most important steps when developing global eLearning.

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How to Create e-Learning Modules for Employees of Small, Medium and Large Enterprises 

Hurix Digital

A number of countries, irrespective of their development trajectory, have started to move beyond the traditional concepts of supply, demand, production, and distribution. While some organizations struggle with the problems of content development and resource allocation, many others grapple with the elements of engagement and pricing. In other words, e-Learning systems will eventually pave the way for the development of a digitally powered, globally centered, knowledge-based economy.

Remote Instructional Design Jobs

Experiencing eLearning

Now that most of us are staying home, even more opportunities for remote instructional design and elearning work are available. eLearning companies. On the corporate side, companies that specialize in creating elearning for other organizations frequently hire remote instructional designers and elearning developers. Search online for “elearning vendor” or “elearning company” to start a search.

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8 Questions to ask your eLearning Outsourcing Partner to Improve ROI

InfoPro Learning

How can your eLearning outsourcing partner demonstrate that they will bring higher returns to your company? What Should you ask your eLearning Outsourcing Partner to Improve ROI. When vetting an eLearning outsourcing partner , the discussion around ROI is a top priority. If there are areas where the eLearning outsourcing vendor is weak, you should ask serious questions. But how do you frame your discussion with your eLearning outsourcing partner to improve ROI?

Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

Well, the core of what we do is communication and Apex has categories for the kind of work eLearning vendors do. Our winning entries: The first is a custom eLearning content solution for potential Branch Managers of a major chain of builders’ merchants. The second is a recently released white paper (“Do You Need Games In Your Elearning Mix?”) I think awards are a good indicator of the base quality a client can expect from a prospective vendor.

Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

Well, the core of what we do is communication and Apex has categories for the kind of work eLearning vendors do. Our winning entries: The first is a custom eLearning content solution for potential Branch Managers of a major chain of builders’ merchants. The second is a recently released white paper (“Do You Need Games In Your Elearning Mix?”) I think awards are a good indicator of the base quality a client can expect from a prospective vendor.

Know Everything about eLearning Outsourcing [Infographics]

CommLab India

Check out these infographics to know the importance of outsourcing in eLearning development, give a number of reasons to outsource, aspects need to consider for outsourcing, and handy tips to select the right eLearning vendor to outsource your eLearning projects. In a nutshell you will get a comprehensive picture on ‘eLearning outsourcing’. eLearning Design eLearning Outsourcing

The 8 Top Reasons to Opt for Custom eLearning

InfoPro Learning

Custom eLearning is personalized to meet the needs of your organization. In this article, I’ll highlight 8 top advantages of custom eLearning. The 8 Top Advantages of Custom eLearning. There’s no doubt about it, custom eLearning can cost a pretty penny. You’re paying for customized eLearning content that aligns with your brand image and gives corporate learners the personalized online training they require.

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Picking a focus for our eLearning agency

eLearning Architect

In this article, I will explain why choosing a focus is the next logical step in developing our eLearning business. By passing on some of the responsibility to specialist designers, I was able to take on more of the storyboarding and development work myself. I began to work with another eLearning developer who shared the responsibility of creating the content. Before I knew it, within two or three projects, I was running a small eLearning development agency.

8 Top Advantages of Custom eLearning

InfoPro Learning

There’s no doubt about it, custom eLearning can cost a pretty penny. You’re paying for customized eLearning content that aligns with your brand image and gives corporate learners the personalized online training they require. Here are 8 of the most notable advantages of opting for custom over off-the-shelf eLearning for your organization. Allows For Full eLearning Customization. Many eLearning tools come with up-front costs or monthly licensing fees.

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Service Providers - How Do You Find Good Ones

Clark Quinn

One request was for eLearning development providers from fairly large 5,000+ employees based in the US. We've looked at a few eLearning vendors and haven't been thrilled. We found the three US vendors expensive and/or light on good ID and the India-based vendors (Tata and Brainvisa) are priced really well, but would require more extensive project, quality and ID management. They are fairly new to eLearning design and development.

The Real Killer Feature in Apple iBooks Author is Preview

mLearning Revolution

Having said that, whether you are excited about what Apple announced yesterday, or you are not, there’s one little feature in there that we all should be very excited about as we move closer to developing for ‘ mobile first ,’ namely the way in which Apple iBooks Author approaches ‘previewing’ what you create on the Mac directly on your iPad. Apple iBooks , Author , mLearning , eLearning , Techcomm. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

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8 Reasons Why Your Business Requires an eLearning Platform

Hurix Digital

The more a business grows, the greater is its need for streamlined professional skills and knowledge development across all functions and roles with elearning platforms and other kinds of tools. In today’s competitive scenario, it becomes imperative to provide employee training and a way forward for businesses is to leverage an eLearning platform, which is more cost-effective and offers greater level of flexibility. Why does your business require an eLearning platform?

7 Tips to Create Custom E-Learning Content on a Budget

Hurix Digital

Learn more about The Best eLearning Course to Fit Custom Requirements. Learn which is the Best Elearning Courses for You: Custom Content or Off-the-shelf Courses. Here are other Benefits of Investing in Custom eLearning Courses for your Enterprise. Here are the Top Tips to Design, Develop and Deliver e-Learning Content! Here are top 7 Reasons Why You Should Revamp Your Old eLearning Courses. Use an eLearning Authoring Tool.

eLearning Outsourcing: Why Consider It?

Upside Learning

Some months back I had posted (based on a research report by ValueNotes ) about eLearning outsourcing to India doing well and looking to grow handsomely in next 3-4 years. With over 100 clients in 12 countries, Upside Learning has been offering offshore based eLearning outsourcing development services and solutions for 6 years. In this and next few posts I intend to cover why to outsource; how to find a vendor; some best practices etc.

Service Providers - How Do You Find Good Ones

Tony Karrer

One request was for eLearning development providers from fairly large 5,000+ employees based in the US. We've looked at a few eLearning vendors and haven't been thrilled. We found the three US vendors expensive and/or light on good ID and the India-based vendors (Tata and Brainvisa) are priced really well, but would require more extensive project, quality and ID management. They are fairly new to eLearning design and development.

Four Reasons to Outsource Your E-learning

CommLab India

They have a very strong in-house e-learning design team but lack the expertise to develop such large-scale courseware. Outsource e-learning development. Reduces development costs . It is better to outsource your eLearning training rather than have an expensive in-house developer/development team. Like I mentioned earlier, when you hire a vendor who specializes in eLearning projects, you tap into their skill sets and knowledge.

How Do We Find the Right eLearning Partner?

ThinkingKap Solutions

In case you’re just joining us, we started talking about whether you have the skills to create eLearning internally, in part 1. Then, whether creating eLearning internally is the right business strategy, was the focus of part 2. ” If you’ve made it this far in the series, it seems you’re still considering hiring an eLearning partner (impressive deductive reasoning, huh?). To that end, check out work samples from any prospective vendors.

Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

LearnUpon

As we approach the end of our SCORM series, in many ways it’s just the beginning for eLearning content standards. While SCORM has dominated the field since it was developed, there are now new kids on the block. This final post provides a perfect opportunity to look to the future of eLearning content development and consider the road ahead. eLearning past: AICC. eLearning now: Tin Can (xAPI). That’s one exciting aspect of CC for LMS vendors.

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Here’s Why You Should Enter the Articulate Guru Awards

Rapid eLearning

I get emails all the time from freelancers or elearning vendors asking how to get more work or exposure. I also have quite a few managers ask for ways to get their staff up-to-speed building better elearning courses. So, I’m going to take this opportunity to plug the Articulate Guru Awards and show how you can use the awards as a way to grow your business and rapid elearning skills. And these elearning awards are a great way to do this.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. It needs to be repurposed for eLearning. The course will be developed using a Lectora-style system that produces what is essentially an HTML/javascript page turner.

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