Why You Need a Professional Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

One way to do this is with a professional work portfolio. In previous posts, we discovered why you need a portfolio as part of your professional development. Today, we’ll look at a few things to consider when creating a professional portfolio.

Include These in Your ELearning Portfolio


I have seen many in the profession add their experience to their resumes, but not nearly as many create a portfolio oft he work they have done. Creating a portfolio doesn’t just mean uploading your projects to a website.

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Building an eLearning portfolio: what to include, formatting basics, and tips


An eLearning portfolio is one of the most important marketing tools you have at your disposal. In this article, Christopher Pappas from eLearning Industry highlights 5 formatting basics, 5 elements you should include, and 3 tips that will help you to create an effective eLearning portfolio.

How Your Skills Can Change the World & Help Build a Professional Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

A great way to grow your skills and add to your portfolio is by volunteering to build courses. You’ll also be able to add a new project to your portfolio and you’ll get to network with others in our industry. Other relevant posts : Why you need a portfolio.

March’s #LCBQ- Assessing Informal Learning – Are you an accountant or financial adviser?

Spark Your Interest

How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? change the balance of formal vs. informal in our organizations?


Professional Learning: The SCOPE Approach and Plan

Jane Hart

2 – Deciding the What and How : this involves deciding the personal learning strategies that best suit you, e.g. it might be a formal, structured approach to learning, or an informal approach; it might involve accessing content or interacting with people in different ways.

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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.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning


Today in the face of rapid change and technological evolution, this same model is failing us; it’s becoming a roadblock to seamless collaboration and flow of information. “ …changes in mindset are more important than changes in hardware or software. ” ~ Steve Denning.

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Since I was dabbling in web design at the time, I naively volunteered to take care of the New Media portfolio. Ryan: My caution here is in the context of the ever informalizing workplace. What I don’t think a lot of people realized back then was that the emergence of MOOCs was converging with the informalization of learning. Under a more informal paradigm, it doesn’t matter where or how you learn something, so long as you can do it to the standard required.

How to Become an Industry Pro

B Online Learning

How to build your online portfolio through community Tips & tricks on establishing your expertise. In this video, Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Articulate Community talks about how to become an industry pro. The presentation was the closing keynote at iDESIGNX in Sydney 2014.

Customer Experience Key to Product Design

Origin Learning

Well, that’s what the retailer, whose brand portfolio encompasses five pillars of luxury – fashion & accessories, beauty & fragrances, watches & jewelry, wines & spirits, and food & gifts, opted for! Let’s start by presuming that your social learning flight has taken off.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." Hi Cammy I havent got an online portfolio for myself.

The Surge of Corporate Training Videos: 6 Styles to Engage Your Learners

Dashe & Thomson

During our annual development team retrospective, we realized that video has begun to comprise an increasingly larger share of our project portfolio.

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8 E-Learning Tips I Wish I Knew When I First Started to Build Courses

Rapid eLearning

Go Beyond Information Sharing – 5 Ways Your E-learning Courses Can Create Understanding. This is something to keep in mind, especially when building a portfolio. Maintain a Portfolio. It’s important to maintain a project portfolio.

5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

Rapid eLearning

You’ll be able to build a professional portfolio using those tools especially if you take advantage of the community resources and the Content Library that comes with Articulate 360. Build an E-Learning Portfolio. And without a portfolio how can you SHOW your work and skills?

How to become an eLearning Professional

E-Learning Provocateur

This free eLearning eBook contains hot eLearning tips, secret concepts, specific steps and insider information that will help you become a top-notch eLearning professional. That’s the title of a free e-book to which I was flattered to be invited to contribute a chapter.

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Move Forward

Nick Leffler

The post Move Forward appeared first on Nick Leffler's Learning Insights & Portfolio. General Information Technology Innovation TechnologyProgress can seem like a scary thing sometimes.

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How to Hire an E-Learning Developer or Get an E-Learning Job

Rapid eLearning

Expect an E-Learning Portfolio. I like to see a portfolio of projects. For the job seeker: If you don’t have a portfolio, how can I see the type of work you’ve done? That’s an easy and quick way to build a portfolio.

Why do learners want to learn on the mobile?

Origin Learning

While instructor-led training is important when it comes to imparting critical skills, there are many little pieces of information that your employees need to be aware of, and which are unnecessary to be addressed in formal sessions or even eLearning.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

From an employee development perspective, how prepared are CLOs to demonstrate the agility to lead the change in culture, programs, processes and policies that were originally designed for full-time employees to an expanded talent portfolio increasingly represented by contingent workers?

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Cool Site by Bloomsburg University Instructional Design Department CAC Member

Kapp Notes

Kimco Realty owns and operates North America’s largest portfolio of commercial shopping centers. It includes a robust search and filter that uses Google Maps API, populated with information from Kimco’s database of over 900 properties.

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How to Write Good Assessment Questions

Association eLearning

Introduce new information during an assessment or knowledge check. For instance, graphic designers rely heavily on portfolios to showcase what they’re capable of. “Can someone explain this question to me? I don’t know what it’s asking.”. How am I supposed to know the answer to this?

Investors Double-Down on ELearning


Entrepreneurs have also gravitated towards the elearning industry because of how it makes it easy for them to monetize information. Investors aren’t going to let major portfolio projects like these slip to the wayside.

See Our 2015 Learning and Remembering Survey Results

Bottom-Line Performance

The other 12% of responses focused on a collection of soft skills or where to find and locate information. Selected Survey Responses: “A lot of information and a short amount of time to allow for repetition enough times to move to long term memory.”

Marketing Your ELearning Skills


First, whenever you create an elearning course or instructional design graphic, save it for your own personal portfolio. It is very important that you take the necessary steps to remove any sensitive information.

Is the LMS DOA?

Blue Sky eLearn

In fact, instead of hesitating to invest in learning technology, now may be the best time to build a robust eLearning portfolio. For more information please visit www.inspired-ed.com.

When Learning Games Go Small: The Four Principles of Design

Knowledge Guru

So… it makes sense for L&D personnel to consider what space mobile games (aka ones intended for play on a smartphone) might occupy in their company’s learning and development portfolio. Want More Information?

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Five Tips for Creating An Effective Blended Training Program


Mixing components from online and face-to-face learning can help you maximize employee understanding and retention of information.

Don't Hire An eLearning Agency Until You've Read This

eLearning Architect

Portfolio? The problem with hiring an agency This is where the problem lies - we assume the agency will understand how to deliver the perfect solution based purely on the information in our brief. Recruiting an agency to create eLearning is a risky business.

Effectiveness of Corporate Learning and Development programs

Your Training Edge

Corporate sector has to keep update itself from an inch of information. Corporate is a world where an individual or groups get united for a specific purpose. It is created by some legal authorities or department of laws. Corporate sector is the most growing sector in the world.

Cross-platform LMS Integration Strategies

Web Courseworks

Getting them to exchange information with learning management systems (LMS) that were based on client/server architectures required leveraging cumbersome and specialized technologies like EDI.

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Some of the ideas specifically relate to e-learning, while others may fall more comfortably into other portfolios. I see this kind of activity falling into the Public Affairs portfolio, as it concerns brand management.

Learning Delivery: E-Learning and Mobile Gaining Ground

CLO Magazine

This coming year, CLOs expect classroom-based instructor-led training to represent a declining portion of the delivery portfolio primarily because of cost.

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Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine


While stating about your experience, state your current position and also fill up information about all your previous work assignments. Ensure you do not add any incorrect information. Add your Portfolio A very interesting and effective way of making your LinkedIn profile stand out as an instructional designer is by adding your portfolio. Also make sure to add your contact information so that people can quickly reach out to you if required.

Empowering Employee-Led Learning

Jane Hart

It means helping them to identify what internal or external, formal or informal, resources, activities or people they can make use of – to achieve their goals.

Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Check out my review of Udell’s book for more information. Portfolio. Q: I will obviously need to create a portfolio, and I know that it will need to begin with volunteer opportunities. What is the depth and/or scope of a typical person’s portfolio?

Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable?


But with new technologies, sometimes you have to stop and ask yourself, is it just being used for the sake of the media itself, or is it actually adding to my blended learning portfolio? Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable?