Security for Freelancers and Consultants

Experiencing eLearning

Many people are reluctant to become freelancers or consultants because the risk seems too high. But full time employees trust their entire present income to a single company. Freelancers and consultants are generally better prepared for finding that next thing.

8 Advantages of Hiring an eLearning Consultant

KnowledgeAnywhere

Hiring a skilled eLearning consultant is an alternative approach that can save your business time and money in the long run. Although hiring an eLearning consultant may cost you more at the onset of the project, you will quickly come to find that it was well worth the investment when you see the outcome of the virtual training courses produced. Here are eight advantages of hiring an eLearning specialist over doing it on your own.

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Implementing Successful Training in the Consulting Industry

Ed App

The Consulting industry is constantly changing and shifting in nature, which is why it is essential to implement a successful training strategy for your employees. Unexpected events, such as the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009, can have detrimental impacts on the Consulting industry, whereby firms must be resilient and agile to cope with these shocks. A method of training that provides this opportunity to consulting firms is the practice of microlearning.

PowerPoint-Based eLearning Tools - Part 2: Adobe Presenter 11.1

eLearning Industry

This is Part 2 of a 3-part analysis of three PowerPoint-based eLearning tools: Adobe Presenter 11.1, As an independent consultant, I have the pleasure of owning all three of these tools and have used them at one time or another for client projects. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Evaluation eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning Authoring Tool Review

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

We see this building content for clients and for the clients we consult with and the clients we train. We have chosen the analogy of Direct v’s Consultative because it best describes the differences in working with the expectations of a client. Consultative Project.

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.

Surprising ELearning Survey Results

LearnDash

Companies looking to get into elearning may find themselves at a loss at how to get started. There are many ways to go about implementing a corporate elearning program, so you will want to make sure that you do it properly to maximize its effectiveness. elearning

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3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning

LearnDash

While many people (including myself) contest that elearning is a viable solution for organizations large and small, there are some unfortunate misconceptions regarding elearning that decrease its effectiveness. Elearning Development & Management is Part-Time Work.

Immersing Learners in Engaging eLearning Assessments

eLearning Brothers

For many workplaces, the educational argument for integrating authentic assessments into their eLearning experiences is powerful. Provides appropriate opportunities for learners to rehearse, practice, consult resources, get feedback on, and refine performances and products.

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.

Creating Effective ELearning For Kids

LearnDash

Any seasoned instructional designer will tell you that elearning development cannot be approached in the same manner across multiple courses – even if the content is identical. The ultimate deciding factor in how content is presented always comes down to the target audience.

The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? What Is eLearning? eLearning is any kind of learning that includes technology to help the learner. What most people don’t realise about eLearning is that it can happen right in the classroom.

Ten Strategies for Pricing eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Blue Sky eLearn Client Success Manager, Kara Adams, presented a webinar covering ten strategies for pricing eLearning content. Ten strategies for pricing your eLearning content.

Presentation Tips from 21 Experts

eLearningArt

Do you want to design better presentations? Do you wish you were better at delivering presentations? So I decided to save you some time and asked the world’s leading presentation gurus the the following question: What’s your best presentation tip? Presentation Design Tips.

Deciding If ELearning Is Right For You

LearnDash

When it comes to most training initiatives today, especially in a professional setting, elearning is often preferred because of the immense benefits of using it – particularly in that it is more cost effective. But is elearning always necessary? If yes, go with ELearning).

Why Today’s ELearning Can Stink

LearnDash

Elearning today is suffering from standards of the past, from instructional design principles to the tools we use to create the courses. For years, Articulate has been a juggernaut in the rapid elearning development space. articulate articulate storyline elearning instructional design

Big Brained: Smart Ways to Look at eLearning Development

eLearning Brothers

Stuck in an eLearning development rut? We’re excited to bring you two guest presenters who use their unique backgrounds and skills to help people get better eLearning content—Carmen Simon and Ivan Bigney. Yes, And:” An Improviser’s View on Custom eLearning.

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How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

ThinkingKap Solutions

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. Creating the perfect eLearning team that works best for you really depends on your staffing, structure, and bandwidth. eLearning Developer.

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 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.

Is Building eLearning Internally the Right Strategy?

ThinkingKap Solutions

As you’re probably aware, all the cool kids are using eLearning for their training needs these days. While ILT is still viable for certain situations (and will be for the foreseeable future), eLearning has too many benefits to be ignored. How much eLearning will be needed?

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here's a slide I presented at the 2016 ATD ICE conference in Denver.    Why the focus on elearning tools and platforms that look like learning management systems when xAPI promises to let us all break free of that hardened infrastructure? eLearning xAPI

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eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George There is no denying that the most important thing about eLearning is solid content. Some Fonts Read Better On-Screen eCommerce Consultant Dr. Ralph F. So should you stop using Times New Roman in your eLearning lessons? Tags: eLearning mLearning

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Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner

Association eLearning

Similarly, in eLearning, it takes a team to create a course. Three of the most common roles in any eLearning production are Project Manager (PM), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Education Director. Do you have a helpful story about working with an eLearning partner (no names please)?

6 Must Know ELearning Ninja Tricks

LearnDash

These techniques can be related to the way the content is presented, visuals used with in the course, instructional design practices, facilitation, videos, interaction strategies, and more. Each one has a simple strategy for elearning success. elearning

eLearning ROI Webinar: Register now for our event on Feb. 4, 2015

Web Courseworks

Jon Aleckson, PhD, and Andy Hicken, PhD, of WCW will discuss how to present and pitch the ROI of an eLearning initiative to an executive board or board of directors. Talking eLearning ROI shouldn’t be an intimidating process. Talking eLearning ROI Live , Interactive Webinar.

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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.

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.

Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I’m still working on my yearly post that is my eLearning Predictions. In the meantime, I’ve been invited to do a virtual presentation for ASTD DC on this topic. Here’s the information: Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 To kick off the new year, Dr. Tony Karrer is sharing some thoughts on what's going to be happening in the world of eLearning in 2010. Back in 2006, Tony was talking about eLearning 2.0 He is a sought after presenter on Web 2.0’s

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. I have worked on quite a few consulting projects and only on a few of them did we only use elearning. This being the case it is important to practice your presenting skills.

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The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. In many current training scenarios, mobile eLearning typically supplements a traditional online or partially online course, or it may completely replace these standard learning delivery options.

The Best eLearning Websites to Bookmark

LearnUpon

From webinars and eBooks to design tips and podcasts, there’s an immense amount of eLearning websites and resources available online. For every training challenge, there are hundreds of eLearning experts online who have been there, done that, and have a wealth of advice to offer.

eLearning Art and Design Tips for the Non-Designer (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

So you want to develop an eLearning course huh? But you are not a graphic designer, and need some tips on eLearning Art and Design to get you started? Let me introduce to you a three-part series on eLearning Art and Design tips for the non-designer that may be of some help.

How Essential are Learning Interactions to eLearning?

Raptivity

However it’s altogether a different ball game for self-paced eLearning and online courses, which lack human touch. So, how essential are learning interactions to eLearning? It occurred to me that I could actually get this query answered some eLearning experts.

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

Association eLearning

The problem is, when it comes time to market the association’s eLearning education or professional development in general, the lines get blurred, the message gets lost or marketing opportunities are missed entirely. They had a business plan for their eLearning.

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