eLearning: Developing Internally vs. Licensing Externally

Your Training Edge

eLearning is becoming an essential in learning and development, especially for organizations with diverse workforces. But with the advent of eLearning comes the decision about whether to develop eLearning programs internally or to outsource them to vendors or eLearning providers. First, let’s take a look at internal development. Most of these thoughts are true, and we will look at benefits and drawbacks of internal eLearning development next.

Productive SME Engagement for eLearning Development

Infopro Learning

Common SME Catchphrases and How eLearning Designers Can Respond. SMEs are typically selected for their deep expertise. In this way, a SME’s expertise can become an obstacle! The post Productive SME Engagement for eLearning Development first appeared on Infopro Learning.

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6 Parts Of Custom eLearning Development You Can Outsource

Dan Keckan

Which parts of custom eLearning development can you outsource? Outsource only those tasks for which you lack in-house expertise. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Custom eLearning Development eLearning Content Development Outsourcing eLearning Localization Benefits Free eLearning eBooksYes, you do have a choice.

Top 5 Tips For Innovative eLearning Development

Adobe Captivate

Amongst the challenges that Learning and Development teams and Learning Consultants face today, the top 2 pertaining to training would be: 1) How to increase the efficacy of training?, In this article I will outline 5 tips for innovative eLearning development that will help organizations improve efficacy of training by making the learning stick. Innovative eLearning Development. 5 Tips to improve stickiness of learning through innovative eLearning development.

Top eLearning Development Companies for Enterprises & SMBs

Hurix Digital

As enterprises and small and medium businesses (SMBs) need to train their employees on their unique products and services, they have to increasingly rely on eLearning solutions that align with their business goals. Enterprises need custom-developed eLearning solutions that project their brand, culture and values, while enabling them to meet their learning and development needs. The company offers custom eLearning, mLearning and rapid learning solutions.

eLearning Development: Articulate Versus Code

B Online Learning

In the eLearning world, it’s no secret that there’s a divide between people who build courses from scratch using HTML and JavaScript and people who use an authoring tool for the whole course creation. I’ve often heard web developers say that eLearning authoring tools are cookie-cutter solutions. Here’s a snapshot comparison of the two development methods: . Code Development. Articulate Development. Development process.

Accessibility Expertise: Determining Where It Belongs in Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

Building accessible online courses requires specialized skills—but do all accessible elearning development skills reside in a single role? Manage Accessible Elearning Development by Looking at Processes. We talk a lot about making sure that elearning is accessible to all learners. Maybe not on the team; but maybe as a resource to help develop processes so that team members can ensure that the course is accessible. The SME Role in Course Development.

6 Takeaways From Over 6000 Hours Of Custom eLearning Development

Adobe Captivate

This article is triggered by our global ranking in the Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies For 2015. This recognition coincides with completion of over 6000 hours of custom eLearning development by us and I take this opportunity to reflect on what has worked and what should be our focus areas in the future. Custom eLearning Development: 6 Takeaways From Our Experience. Agile development methodology. Our Offshore Development model.

Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. ELearning. How does this apply to eLearning? Thanks to this you empower them, you recognize their expertise and skills and basically you show as a manager/client that you trust them. It is also a very different attitude to planned development. The goal of the demo is for the development team to show how they solved the user story within the requirements.

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Franchise Custom Elearning Development

Learnkit

One of the biggest challenges for Training & Development and People Departments today is how to translate in-person training to online learning. One place we most often see the missed opportunity to leverage elearning is in the world of franchising. Franchises, with their diverse populations and geographically spread locations, can greatly benefit from custom elearning solutions. Create new revenue streams by monetizing additional training via elearning to franchisee’s

5 Tips to Keep Expanding Your Knowledge and Expertise with eLearning

Your Training Edge

Also known as eLearning, this is a form of education that takes place in the digital realm, allowing individuals of all age and levels of experience to learn about, well, anything they want. Find your ideal eLearning method. What’s more, the eLearning method you choose should correspond with your preferred learning method and be engaging enough to ensure that you follow through with the course from inception to completion. eLearning

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow. Web-based products such as Claro and Composica promise to solve collaborative dilemmas and enable development teams to create engaging and interactive learning content with ease.

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3 ways Outsourcing Elearning Development can reduce training costs

Learnkit

Many organizations need help building effective elearning for their people so they turn to elearning development agencies ( like Learnkit ) to outsource elearning production. While these organizations need the expertise of an agency to build training, many of them get an initial sticker shock when discussing the price of outsourcing elearning. By outsourcing your elearning, you can create scalable solutions on demand.

The Client’s Critical Role in Custom Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

Recently I was asked about common issues for our clients to be aware of when contracting for custom elearning. As elearning project manager , I’m going to provide an overview of the stages involved in developing custom training, and what you can do to keep the project on track and within budget as we go through those stages. Three Stages All Custom Elearning Projects Go Through. At its most basic level, creating custom elearning involves three stages: 1.

6 Facts About Rapid eLearning Development That Will Impress Your Boss

Adobe Captivate

In today’s world, time is at premium and Learning and Development professionals have to balance the quality of eLearning courses within shorter time spans to go-live and within budgets that are shrinking every year. All of these factors have led to increased use of rapid eLearning development as a necessity vis-a-vis traditional eLearning. In this article, I will outline what rapid eLearning is, as well as its advantages and disadvantages.

How to Become an Industry Pro

B Online Learning

How to build your online portfolio through community Tips & tricks on establishing your expertise. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News Informal Learning Social Media community elearning instructonaldesign l&d pd personallearningnetwork pln shareyourwork storyline studio tomkuhlmann In this video, Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Articulate Community talks about how to become an industry pro.

Free eBook: The Ultimate Guide To Outsource Custom eLearning [35 Tips And Tricks]

Dan Keckan

eLearning design and development is as much a science as it is an art. Outsourcing custom eLearning development requires careful planning and coordination between both parties. Whether you are new to eLearning and looking for external expertise or looking to outsource part of the effort, this eBook will give you lots of practical ideas on how to make the best of the partnership and help you get learner-centric courses designed within timelines and budget.

5 Practical Tips To Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development

EI Design

Over the last two decades, organizations have seen tremendous value in outsourcing corporate eLearning development. Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development. Outsourcing corporate eLearning development is an established practice and has been there for over two decades now. They know that hiring a trained eLearning professional will provide them with the experience and skills they require.

Your Perfect Elearning Development Shop: An Individual or a Team?

The Learning Dispatch

When you’re considering a new elearning project, how much thought do you give to the size of the instructional design shop that you’re engaging for elearning development? I hand off the storyboard to a developer, who works with separate graphic artists, photographers, voice-over talent, learning management systems administrators, and a project manager who keeps us all on task. Expertise. Learning Development Resources. Course Development General

5 Practical Tips To Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development

Adobe Captivate

Over the last two decades, organizations have seen tremendous value in outsourcing corporate eLearning development. Maximize Your Gains From Outsourcing Corporate eLearning Development. Outsourcing corporate eLearning development is an established practice and has been there for over two decades now. They know that hiring a trained eLearning professional will provide them with the experience and skills they require.

First Time eLearning Developer? Jump Right in with These 5 Tips

Trivantis

First time eLearning developers, this blog post is for you. If you’re new to eLearning and building your first course, read the tips below to find out where to get started, where to get answers, and more. And if you’re an eLearning pro, keep reading to find out how you can save time and share your expertise with beginners (or connect with other experts)! Here are 5 tips to help you jump right into eLearning development: 1.

Top 10 features of Adobe Captivate 2017 for Responsive eLearning development

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 2017 offers powerful capabilities to create fully responsive eLearning courses. Additionally, I outline EI Design’s capability in pushing the envelope further on creating responsive eLearning courses through customisation on the tool. This is a powerful feature that enables rapid development and create high impact mobile courses in relatively shorter time. Rapid development of completely responsive eLearning courses.

Top 5 Screen Recorder Tools for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Using a screen recording tool is one of the easiest ways to make simple eLearning videos and how-to content. The best screen recording tools don’t require any technical expertise and some don’t even need to be downloaded onto your computer.

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.

Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

Association eLearning

Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review eLearning courses and approve them before they are released?” Our goals are the same, but we should remember our expertise is in two very different areas. So, should Marketing review eLearning courses? The post Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

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Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

We talk about how great it would be if all their local partners would continuously share their expertise and experiences. Let’s look at professional development in structured learning events (eWorkshops) first: eWorkshops are structured learning events where participants collaborate by solving typical workplace problems together online. Designing and e-moderating communities is a whole different area of expertise to e-facilitating structured social learning events.

Learn how rapid eLearning tools empower your L&D experts

B Online Learning

One of the biggest concerns for organisations adopting a rapid eLearning approach is that it will devalue the learning experience and overwhelm learners with poor quality programs. Instead, rapid eLearning gets your subject experts back on the front foot and delivering their expertise directly to those who [.]. Share. Tweet. Pin It.

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Increase Course Performance with the Right Authoring Tool – Here’s How to Sort Out Your Options

Docebo

Selecting an elearning authoring tool can be confusing. Whether you’re looking for a new solution to up the scale of your online learning production, searching for a speedier or higher quality solution than what you currently have, or embarking on creating elearning for the first time, here are 10 considerations to help you choose the right tool for your needs. Weigh up the tool license fees, and consider how much time it takes to produce elearning content.

Obsidian Learning Among the Top eLearning Development Companies for 3rd Year in a Row

Obsidian Learning

Obsidian Learning’s winning streak continues with the announcement that they are among eLearning Industry’s Top 10 eLearning Development Companies for 2018. Expertise. Obsidian is a repeat winner, having previously appeared in the list of Top 10 eLearning Development Companies in both 2016 and 2017. “We Obsidian Learning develops interactive learning programs that engage learners, accelerate skills development and boost overall business performance.

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

We talk about how great it would be if all their local partners would continuously share their expertise and experiences. Let’s look at professional development in structured learning events (eWorkshops) first: eWorkshops are structured learning events where participants collaborate by solving typical workplace problems together online. Designing and e-moderating communities is a whole different area of expertise to e-facilitating structured social learning events.

5 words to avoid in e-learning for professional development

The eLearning Nomad

Here is a list of words I NEVER use in the eWorkshops I develop and/or facilitate: 1. So in most adult professional development contexts we don’t ‘instruct’, we ‘facilitate’. But grades ruin professional development courses and workshops that aim at empowerment. In most professional development eWorkshops a facilitator should never be a teacher, even when the facilitator is considered an expert.

How To Lose Your eLearners In 5 Ways

Dan Keckan

If you have a passion, skill, or area of expertise that you wish to teach others, you can earn some extra income by creating an online eLearning course. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Course Marketing eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Marketing

5 words to avoid in e-learning for professional development

The eLearning Nomad

Here is a list of words I NEVER use in the eWorkshops I develop and/or facilitate: 1. So in most adult professional development contexts we don’t ‘instruct’, we ‘facilitate’. But grades ruin professional development courses and workshops that aim at empowerment. In most professional development eWorkshops a facilitator should never be a teacher, even when the facilitator is considered an expert.

How to Prevent Member Education Burnout

Association eLearning

After your organization decides to increase learning opportunities, there is usually a flurry of activity to roll out some eLearning. With 86 per cent of organizations now using some form of eLearning courses (Dixon and Overton, 2011) [1] , you need to look at what you are offering. Your association is in a unique position to provide subject matter expertise that can define your membership and keep their knowledge of the field current.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

What you missed – Articulate User Event Sydney

B Online Learning

The purpose of the meeting was to bring Articulate users together to share their knowledge and experiences in an effort to help others to improve their own skills and expertise as well as connecting with other […]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design online learning storyline

Outsourcing your Flash to HTML5 Conversions? 5 Questions to Ask First! [SlideShare]

CommLab India

If you have to convert a library full of Flash-based eLearning courses to HTML5 and have no in-house expertise to do it, it’s time to outsource! eLearning Development Flash to HTML5

Steps for creating a training-plan

Creativ Technologies

E-learning companies USA can help you formulate such a training plan and can even provide you with samples of their training modules developed for other companies. Also, unlike the employees, they have expertise in this field which makes sure the training outcomes are attained.

What Else Can a New-Age LMS Deliver?

CommLab India

Today’s LMSs open new horizons to help learners acquire skills and expertise, and organizations stay competitive and keep up with the corporate world. eLearning Development Learning Management Systems