Localization: Training & Development in the Netherlands

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Outside information is often perceived as risky and viewed with caution. While it's difficult as a perceived outsider to form relationships with the Dutch, you'll find friendship and mutual respect go a long way in gaining buy-in from your students and local contacts. And if you love Jen's articles, check out her new  Localization mini courses. Localization training UA User Assistance User Experience UX

Looking for information on eLearning? Here are my favorite 8 places

Challenge to Learn

Places that get you started in eLearning or will give you more detailed information. Websites that have independent information on eLearning, tools, communities, things like that. Not because they don’t give great information but because you have to become a paying member to benefit from their services. They also have local chapters all over the world, this will give you an opportunity to connect to people in your area! e-Learning elearning information

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3 Differences between Translation and Localization You Must Know

CommLab India

The terms Translation and Localization are used interchangeably in the Training industry. If you want to expand your business and make it global, you have to add local color and flavor. Translation and localization do that effectively. Definitions of Translation and Localization.

Localization & eLearning: The Translation Process

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Localization Engineering/Desktop publishing. Localization engineers/desktop publishers will ensure all components of the project have been fully localized. Localization engineers will sync audio files to the animations, ensuring all files are running properly. Delivery of final file (Java, XML, HTML, other formats), tested to ensure all localized components are in working order (audio is synced with animation, etc). by Jen Weaver.

E-Learning Localization – It’s All About the Details


One of the keys to boost your e-learning courses, regardless of whether they are part of a company training or meant for college students, is to localize them. It means to adapt it to the target audience by taking into account the locale specifications.

ELearning Association Local Chapters


In either case, below are some elearning organizations that are likely to have local chapters near you. I should also note that joining the parent organization does not enroll you into the local chapters. You will need to pay separate dues to the local group should you decide to join.

Why localized content matters, and how to get started

Visual Lounge

You probably already know you need localized content. Simply being a global company isn’t enough to make your consumers happy and grow your business – localization is key. Localization has gone beyond merely modifying a translation to make it sound local.

LUC Recap: Multimedia Localization for eLearning Content


At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Nashville, Marlon Oneid ( YouAchieve ) and Richard Sikes ( Text&Form ) talked about using multimedia localization to address the global world that we live in. Multilingual multimedia localization operates in four different dimensions: 1.

So Far to Go: A Local School Board Candidate Armed with Mis-Information

Kapp Notes

I live in central Pennsylvania so I guess this is to be expected but.please. Our school board was approving its budget for the next year and there was a line item of $327,000 for the purchasing of nine mobile laptop labs each having close to 30 computers.

The Ultimate Guide to E-Learning and Its Localization


The globalization of the market and the attempt to present the best content in the mother language of the learner made e-learning localization a service often associated with online learning. | Localization is a key step towards making your course successful!

Localization: Training & Development in Canada

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Quick Tips for Training & Development in Canada 1 : Facts are given precedence over feelings, and objective information is preferred over subjective. Localization TechComm Technical Communications Technology training by Jen Weaver    While close in proximity, Canada--our neighbor to the north--is quite different from the U.S. Let's explore some common cultural facts about Canadians and their expectations when it comes to training and development. 

How to Achieve Cost-Effective Localization of Online Courses

CommLab India

Localization of an e-learning course is essentially making the course local. Localization is the process by which information is not just translated from one language to another; it is adapted to convey the same meaning in the target culture.

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10 Informal Learning Activities to Boost Employee Engagement


You might be able to guess some of the formal learning characteristics since you’ve experienced them all in the classroom: A teacher offers the information to the student(s). The Informal learning theory describes learning that is unstructured and encourages self-directed education, which we can continue long beyond our high school and university years without ever setting foot in a classroom again. Flows with Daily Life : Many informal learning activities are a part of daily life.

e-learning for local governments with eFrontPro


Local government is one of them. Local government, that is public administration within a given state — prefectures, municipalities, communities and so on, is no easy task. So let’s go through what e-learning can offer to a local government: Employee orientation.

7 Crucial Mistakes to Avoid In E-Learning Localization


E-learning has established itself as the right platform for both students and employees to access new information at a global level. Below is a list of 7 of the most common oversights to keep in mind when preparing an e-learning course for localization.

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

As learning in the workplace becomes increasingly informal, the motivation of employees to drive their own development becomes increasingly pivotal to their performance. We tinker with software, experiment with new ideas, attend conferences, and join local meetups.

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Localization Made Easy


What is localization? It’s the process of adapting a product or content to a specific locale or content. percent of consumers say that the ability to obtain information in their own language is more important than price. Convert to local currencies and units of measure.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

I prefer to see MOOCs through the lens of informal learning which values the learning over its bureaucracy. As for big data, there is clearly a lot of potential in using it to inform our practice – if we can access it. Informal first.

Are You Sharing Global Information?

CLO Magazine

Organizational silos often inhibit employees from easily accessing global intelligence, and the larger the organization, the more likely it is that critical information is not being shared. For instance, someone working in the office of regulatory affairs in Japan may be a local subject matter expert, but a colleague in another office who needs such information doesn’t know that expertise exists.

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce


Some of the most successful products from Google such as Google News, Google Earth, and Google Local were employee-initiated projects unrelated to its core business! 20’ refers to ‘social learning’ (including informal coaching and mentoring). ‘10’

How to Localize Your E-Learning Training (and Get Ahead of the Competition)


Since you are dealing with staff located in various countries and speaking different languages, the best thing to do is have the training course not only translated but properly optimized through localization. Is localization really necessary or is translation enough?

4 Tips to Writing eLearning Scripts That Sing

Association eLearning

This might be okay depending on your audience, but if your eLearning will be translated or localized, these informal phrases can be misunderstood in other cultures. If you’ll need to internationalize, avoid them.

Localization: Training & Development in Norway

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

More analytical than emotional, Norwegians tend to view outside information cautiously, and they are often slow to make decisions. And if you love Jen's articles, check out her new  Localization mini courses. Documentation e-learning eLearning Localization Technical Communications Technical Writing

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development


And one cannot ignore the power of SoLoMo, i.e., social, local and mobile coming together. Analyse the existing gaps/silos as well as the formal and informal channels of communication.

Localization: Training and Development in New Zealand

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

A first-name basis is common in New Zealand business interactions, but wait to refer to your counterparts by their first names until invited to do so-or at least until they set an obvious informal tone in your interactions. And if you love Jen's articles, check out her new Localization mini courses. Localization TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing training by Jen Weaver.

Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Jay is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to create happier, more productive workplaces. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. Jay is the author of Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , Working Smarter Fieldbook , Implementing eLearning , and Real Learning. Most learning about how to do a job is informal.

Localization: Training and Development in Mexico

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Whether you will find this information new or just a refresher course, let's explore some common cultural facts about Mexicans and their expectations when it comes to Training and Development. And if you love Jen's articles, check out her new  Localization mini courses. Documentation e-learning eLearning Localization Technical Communications UA User Assistance User Experience

Smoke and mirrors

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In fact, they are so small that only a few of the locals and a handful of historians know where they really are. digital literacy education fake news knowledge learning local knowledge Mayflower Pilgrim fathers schools

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?


Connecting the global with the local: This generation has grown up with a uniquely global perspective. The digital era requires the ability to switch context between the global and the local and to understand how each impact the other.

Adobe Announces Technical Communication Suite 5

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  More information. Acrobat Adobe Captivate Adobe FrameMaker Adobe Illustrator Adobe Presenter Adobe RoboHelp Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate Documentation eLearning ePub FrameMaker Help Authoring Help Systems HTML5 Instructional Design Kindle Localization mLearning Photoshop PowerPoint Print Publishing/Desktop Publishing Responsive Layout RoboHelp TechComm Technical Communications Technology User Assistance

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How E-Learning Can Help Your Business Grow


You can create a platform with the values, skills and information important for each group of learners, based on which the training modules could be developed. They can be used throughout the years in all the company offices updating the information on occasion.

Who Really Benefits from Volunteerism?

Obsidian Learning

Anne’s post then sent me scrolling through the Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Surveys, [link] which provided even more substantive information on the positive effects of volunteering. New post Who Really Benefits from Volunteerism? on Obsidian Learning.

5 Steps for an Easy to Translate E-Learning Course


Certain training programs should be translated and localized in order to guarantee the same level of accuracy and comprehension. Here are some of the reasons why localization of e-learning is a good idea and how to achieve it in the best way. Reasons for E-Learning Localization.

Bob Mosher Workshop on Informal Learning

Learning Visions

To all of my local Massachusetts colleagues and readers, be sure to put this event on your calendar and then get yourself there! Hope to see you there! ** Mass ISPI Fall 2010 Workshop, O ctober 21 Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity? Bob Mosher Global Chief Learning Strategy and Evangelism LearningGuide Solutions Thursday, October 21 7:30 AM-11:30 AM Some research suggests that up to 80 percent of learning in the workplace occurs on an informal basis.

Video Can Make or Break Your E-Learning Course


Yet another benefit is that it makes the video easier to translate and localize in other languages. Make sure that the content is fresh and current and that the video is properly localized along with the entire e-learning course, so that it can reach a broader audience.

New blends in learning

Learning with e's

So I'm using this blog to elaborate on my ideas in the hope that a more informed discussion can ensue and that this time I will not be misunderstood. I said that the 'new blend is to blur formal and informal learning.' Someone said that the idea of formal/informal learning wasn't 'new'.

5 Reasons Why Outsourcing Corporate E-Learning is a Smart Move


Whether you own a large international company or a local start-up, training your employees properly is very important. Easier to Implement E-Learning Localization. Hiring a reputable e-learning localization agency is the next step to take in order to get the desired results.