How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

You have recently got a brand-new Learning Management System (LMS) installed in your organization. Now, you wish to populate it with SCORM compliant digital learning assets which could support your vision towards digital training. You can hire a team of learning experts, instructional designers and multimedia developers to develop the resources or. Outsource the requirement to an e-learning development company. Microlearning or Mobile Learning Modules.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.


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7 Ways to Encourage Experts to Share Knowledge

Growth Engineering

When it comes to learning and development, knowledge sharing can be a training manager’s best friend. In many organisations, the knowledge management system and the learning management system are one and the same. Employees log on to learn what they need to do their jobs but, if we define an expert as someone who has learned all they need, what reason do they have to access the LMS? Look at your learning platform – would you visit?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 31, 2007 My Job Description I work at a small e-Learning company, which means I play lots of different roles. The focus here the last few months has been less on creating custom courses for clients and more on building Templates and Learning Portals (think LMS-lite). How does their Learning Portal need to work? hmm, that does not sound very positive.

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Capytech’s Mission


It surprisingly took quite a few years after the start of our company to finally articulate our mission statement. Capytech’s mission is to C reate World-Class E-Learning. We knew that e-learning really could be great with a combination of technical talent and design skills. .

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Have You Seen What LearnDash Has Been Up To?


What I enjoy most about these efforts is that our customers help to drive the direction of our learning management system. We try to say it often but at the risk of sounding like a broken record: thank you so much for your involvement and trust in LearnDash LMS! There are so many higher priorities in life than reading announcement emails from e-learning companies. It has been a busy few months building out LearnDash, but the fun isn’t over yet!

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Employee Learning Should Be About Change, Not Continuity

The Performance Improvement Blog

It is common for companies to say that their mission and values are in their DNA. This used to sound good from a marketing perspective but makes no sense today. They argue that the sustainability of a company is built on change, not continuity. Companies that were hardly known ten years ago—often, but not always, from emerging markets—have become not only global challengers but also market leaders in their own right. Same can be said for employee learning.

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Why Learning should be a part of your Marketing Strategy


Typically Learning has been considered a part of the Human Capital Management (HCM) function of the HR department. Outside HR though, learning has struggled to find a foothold in any of the other corporate functions. I would like to make a case for using learning as a marketing tool. Learning is not about wrapping pieces of information in shiny wrappers and throwing it at the target audience, hoping some of it will stick. e-LearningWhy indeed.

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Why I love working with e-learning sceptics

The eLearning Nomad

She said the organisation is aiming to add an e-learning component to the current staff training programme to increase reach and reduce the costs of training people all over the world. I fully empathise with people who are worried about introducing online learning into their programmes. They have been exposed to bad e-learning experiences and are protective of their target groups. Why do I love working with e-learning sceptics?

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Answering Questions about 2KLearning

Kapp Notes

So now that I have added to my LinkeIn Profile that I am a co-founder of the company 2KLearning a number of people have asked some important questions about the company and about the Kickstarter Campaign so I wanted to take some time to address some of those questions. We create standards-based instructional curriculum for middle school teachers to provide their students with an engaging and unique Play/Make learning environment.

Chain of fools

From the Coleface

So they think “let’s make this into e-learning” They give the budget to an e-learning company. The e-learnign company’s sales director loves the idea, but someone has to design it. The instructional designer is given a turgid pack of slides and is tasked with magically turning it into an engaging learning experience. The alpha version of the e-learning is achingly dull. Sounds familiar? ” e-learning training

My Journey from Instructional Design to Learning Experience Design

Infopro Learning

Recently, InfoPro Learning acquired another learning company with a substantial amount of content for leadership and organizational development. How about transforming this new content into a blended learning program?” Very briefly we discussed the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of my new project and at the end of our brief conversation I was left with a new term; “learning experience”. But then, the bell of “learning experience” kept ringing.

Your Employees Need To Start Owning Their Self-Development


Not to sound preachy but … isn’t it time we stop finding excuses for those who just don’t want to invest in their own careers? You learn not to depend on anyone else for your survival and success. Being in the learning business today is tough. It’s like … learning companies are the new media companies. Learning SmartUp humanizing learning learning lifelong learning ownership podcast professional development smartup

Married to a start-up – the experience of a Capywag


It’s a bold statement, but without her unquestioned support and unwavering belief in us – I think both Jason and I would have given up in the hard early days when most failed companies do. Whilst Jason and I win and complete the contracts along with our amazing team, Beth is often the sane sounding board for our ideas and the person that has to deal with us during the highs and the lows. To develop a company to call their own. Intro from Damian.

Industry trends that make you cringe: 10 learning experts share their bugbears


What digital learning trends and buzzwords make you cringe? 10 trends in workplace learning that will help you make sound decisions . There’s no doubt that there are, and always have been, a lot of buzzwords in the workplace learning industry. I’m sure I’m not the only one who plays “buzzword bingo” at conferences like Learning Technologies. Here’s what the experts think: “The debate around macro vs. micro learning is taking people down a blind alley.”.

5 Tips for a good digital training strategy in times of crisis


Digital learning has been on the rise for some time. Globalization, technological advancements, and the ‘gig’ economy all lead to an increase in the need for fresh, pertinent, and personalized online learning. This way you ensure constant engagement and continuous learning.

7 best practices to create corporate training video content


Corporate learning & training videos fall under content repurposing in your company’s marketing plans and doing well here means you get immediate traction in terms of global outreach. Here are 9 smart tips to help you create top-notch learning & training videos: #1 Align all business stakeholders and get the purpose agreed upon. Are you trying to increase online sales by promoting your e-learning product? Company culture videos. e-learning Microlearnin

Compliance is such an ugly word

Clive on Learning

Towards Maturity has just launched a new benchmark study looking at compliance training, particularly the ways in which learning technologies are used to support this. Here''s how defined it: the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding a tendency to yield readily to others, especially in a weak and subservient way conformity; accordance: in compliance with orders cooperation or obedience These sound like rather derogatory concepts to me.

Crossing the ILT Bridge to e-Learning


Of courseI reassured her crossing the bridge from ILT to e-Learning would not outsource her job, but make her more of an asset and help her company retain their employees. She must have found value in my statement, wetalked fora bit and I was given an opportunity to share our custom course development and our custom e-Learning solutions with her and her colleagues. All learning should be trending towards an e-Learning platform.

6 Ways to Knockout the Challenges in E-learning Localization

CommLab India

It’s not as easy as it sounds. While localizing your e-learning course, keeping tabs on region-specific changes is a challenge. Employees expect the e-learning or online training to be culturally appropriate with appealing colors, symbols, and more. So, checking the meaning of pictures, signs, gestures, symbols, and colors helps you localize your e-learning with the exact meaning you want to convey. Deal Separately with E-learning and Translation Firms.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

How will MOOCs and SPOCs effect the eLearning world?

Unicorn Training

A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course that allows unlimited access to distance learning via the web. Hmm, that sounds awfully familiar. How have they effected your learning experience? 6 Things We Foresee For The Next 25 Years in eLearning Unicorn Wins Outstanding Learning Company 2013

Top 10 virtual training platforms

Ed App

Virtual training has become an essential part of today’s learning landscape. Recent technologies have enabled us to make remote learning more engaging than ever. Virtual training is learning that is mediated by a computer. But is it pedagogically sound?

Organizational learning

Ed App

Employees and the knowledge they have are the most important means by which a company can create a competitive advantage. Therefore, companies are becoming aware that they need to do more in the field of employee development. Key Benefits of LMS Learning.

Best Content Awards 2020

eLearning 24-7

I felt that having awards only for learning systems, wasn’t enough, because off-the-shelf content plays a huge role. In all seriousness, without content you wouldn’t need a learning system of any sort, just give folks binders of paper (like the old days). E-Learning 24/7.

E-Learning Design Part 6: CDSM’s Active Learning Model™


Throughout this series on e-learning design , we have looked at some of the learning theories that help to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. In this final post in the series, we’re going to reveal how we ensure that sound theory is turned into exemplary practice, by giving you an insight into the formula we use for producing successful e-learning content for our customers – a formula we call our Active Learning Model™.

Top 8 2019 e-Learning trends


The year 2019 has just started and it is the right time to analyze the trends that will impact the learning industry all year long, especially the e-Learning landscape. Here’s a sneak peak at the top 8 trends that are going to change the e-Learning game this year: 1. Flexible Learning. The improvements in flexible and adaptive learning are extending the limits of what is realizable with learning. Social and Informal Learning. More) Mobile Learning.

One Learning Designer's Look Back at 2012

Learning Visions

So what did I learn from all that? So what did I learn from all that? Well, that learning and development always provides something new to learn. I love connecting and learning and breathing learning stuff with really smart people. In March, I ran a pre-conference session at the eLearning Guild's Learning Solutions called The Accidental Instructional Designer. How's that for some informal learning with a clear goal in mind?

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Why evolving corporate learning isn’t an option


The evolution of corporate learning isn’t an option any longer— it’s a must. This was the opening statement made by Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify, during last week’s webinar that was hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO), an award-winning multimedia publication that focuses on the benefits and advancements of a properly trained workforce. Necessary information is ever-changing and yet, the modern worker only has 1% of the work day to devote to learning and development.

mylearningworx - a reflection on the launch event

Learning Rocks

If your passion is to teach people about local history or some craft or hobby, their platform allows you to quickly and easily pull a course together and sell it to others who want to learn. While most elearning to date has been in either the mass market of formal K-12 education or in custom products for large wealthy companies, there aren't that many folk really addressing the "long tail" of online formal learning.

Machine Learning Applications in E-Learning: Bias, Risks and Mitigation

CLO Magazine

In recent years, there has been a lot of focus on adaptive e-learning, fueled by the advances of machine learning and artificial intelligence. As the one-size-fits-all approach of e-learning loses its appeal and online course attrition rates continue to rise, there is a move toward more personalized and adaptive learning to engage learners and achieve better learning outcomes. Applications of Machine Learning.

Here Are Your E-learning Tips for 2017

Rapid eLearning

For example, some of the media companies I referenced no longer exist. In 2007, when Flash was king, I stated that the e-learning tools would evolve and become easier to use. You’d no longer need to learn specialized skills like Flash and ActionScript. Catching the Rapid E-Learning Bug. I consulted for a company that serviced non-profits. They needed help figuring out “this e-learning thing” and how to get their training online.

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Making your Life Fun with Gamified Innovations

The Game Agency

Well, how about you have a little fun while you are at work or maybe make school more interesting by making learning fun. They incorporated The Game Agency in 2007 which is one of the leading companies in its field with a view to change the mundane life. When the company began in 2007, there was no IOS app store, social media was in its infancy and gamers just didn’t have a great reputation. The results are active learning, higher engagement, and improved retention.

Turn Training into a Profit Center – Here’s How

eLearning 24-7

Two departments known at most companies as dollars spent, show me the ROI. Tell people at your company, business, firm, association that you can make money with e-learning and make training a profit center, many times, you will get a “sure, sounds great”, with snickers behind the go for it. . A C-Level is going to start noticing because you are generating revenue for the company, and thus you are a star. E-Learning 24/7 . L&D. Training.

Learning through Games – From Warcraft to Workcraft?

Learning Cafe

Learning Cuppa from the UK. I recently had the pleasure of attending an eLearning Innovation Seminar organised by digital learning company Intelligo and PIXELearning – a world-leading provider of immersive learning simulations and ‘serious games’. As a learning professional, I’m interested in how we can apply the reward schedule concept to learning and how this might better engage people in learning activities at work.

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Localising elearning for China

Sponge UK

A guide for L&D professionals in multinational organisations who are producing digital learning content for China. Learning resources are important to many Chinese internet users and digital learning is rapidly expanding in the corporate sector. China’s digital learning landscape Learning Light estimates that at any given time, there are over 150 million people using elearning in China.

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content


At the risk of stating the obvious, microlearning is a brief and targeted learning approach where learners consume instructional content in short chunks or bites. Millennials learn differently: they want to pull information on their own at the time they require, rather than being pushed from the other side. Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy. Acknowledge that people learn differently.

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become Extinct by Jon on April 26, 2011 in Development Tools , Training Development , Video , budgeting , eLearning For some, the idea that a major corporation could do without it’s training department is unthinkable. A similar trend is taking place in the learning and development industry. Learn about Social Learning.

Podcast – Making Indian Product Global


Who wants to learn about products. Who wants to learn how to build great products or want to learn how to build great startups. I will talk about and share a story that we have with Subbu and his company. They were learning inside physical classrooms without a digital aid.

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

It’s not that seasoned and elder employees weren’t learning; we all learn all the time. Rather, they weren’t learning as well as they might. HR and training departments overlooked experienced employees because they learn experientially, from stretch assignments and mentors rather than from courses and workshops. Learning by experienced employees was left to chance. Two out of three Chief Learning Of?cers Co-learning builds trust.