Why You Need to Know Who’s the Boss of the E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

You just spent months working on an e-learning project. When building an e-learning course, one of the first things to do is find out who the final authority of the project is and get that person involved right away. Identify metrics for success. Want to learn more?

How to Help Your Clients Built Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

One frustration I’ve had when building e-learning courses is getting the client to understand what makes an effective course. Build the appropriate learning experience to meet the goals. Align course objectives to the appropriate metrics. Free E-Learning Resources.


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What to Know Before Building an E-Learning Course

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Before committing resources to your course, it’s important to understand what type of e-learning course you need to build. E-learning courses tend to be one of two types: Information. They’re tied to performance metrics where you can measure before and after changes. Types of E-learning Courses. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro.

Who’s Working on That E-Learning Course with You?

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One challenge I see for those who are just getting started with e-learning is that while they have the authoring tools to build the courses, they tend to lack the other connections and resources to pull the courses together. I like to pull in new people who just learned the material.

3 Ways to Save Your Training Job

Rapid eLearning

The good thing is that e-learning is still a hot part of the training industry, thus far many of us have been spared. Learn more about the projects and their objectives. Training Connects with Metrics. Years ago I learned that lesson when I shared some metrics with one of our directors. While the metrics were great, they were completely irrelevant to what he needed to make decisions. Free E-Learning Resources. Want to learn more?

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How to be Successfull in the E-Learning Industry

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Successful e-learning is measured in many ways. If you’re just getting started, here are some things to keep in mind: Successful E-Learning Pleases the Customer. The obvious answer is the one who commissions the e-learning course. Successful E-Learning Knows that the Business is the Business. Keep your focus on what the organization says is important and the metrics they use. How to Report the Results of Successful E-Learning.

How to Build Better Interactive Scenarios for E-Learning

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The course is really more like an interactive marketing campaign but the organization is still going to call it an “elearning course.”. Blended : often the information in the elearning course is coupled with a blended learning solution where the interaction happens in real-life. Obviously this has little to do with learning. With a focus on specific objectives you also get valuable metrics to demonstrate success. Use Storyline to Build Interactive E-Learning.

What’s in Your E-Learning Pre-Flight Checklist

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While watching them I wondered what we’d consider being part of an e-learning pre-flight checklist. Performance-based courses seek to change behaviors and have people learn and do something new or different. Knowing the objectives helps you determine the proper metrics to evaluate success. Let’s face it, the bulk of most e-learning courses are compliance training or annual updates with little impact on the person’s day-to-day responsibilities.

Three Ways to Make Your E-Learning Content Meaningful

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The reality is that many e-learning courses are irrelevant to the needs of the person who has to take them. Lawsuits and regulatory compliance dictates a lot of demand for e-learning courses. Performance : change behavior to meet a specific metric. Online learning can be a challenge because a lot of compliance training is equal to a X minute lecture. What are things you do to keep your elearning courses relevant? Free E-Learning Resources.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? 6,890 16 152 Rapid eLearning Tools 4,337 11 35 First Time Visitor Guide 2,345 17 67 LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers 1,988 6 40 eLearning Trends 1,820 9 24 Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) 1,724 2 11 Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. It needs to be repurposed for eLearning. In many cases, there can be significant work to design that kind of learning experience.

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First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. Blog Description This blog covers trends in eLearning and more broadly the use of technology that aims to improve human performance. Interaction I write this blog because it helps me think through and learn about the topics I write about. Topics eLearning 2.0 Starting Point: What is eLearning 2.0? Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0

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Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0