Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery


Like any other product or service, online course design and development must be subjected to quality control (QC) standards to ensure that its users’ needs are truly being met. Designing and Delivering High Quality.

What's the ROI on Quality?

Dashe & Thomson

Here’s something you don’t hear every day: the quality of your company's learning and communication content plays a significant role in how people view your company. If they can’t manage details with their own documents or products, how can you trust them with yours?

3 Ways to Kickstart Your Product Launch with Quality Content


A new product launch is a very exciting time. Between the live presentation, the social campaigns, and the product demos, to name just a few—there is a lot to coordinate to ensure your launch event goes off without a hitch. But the success of the product ultimately hinges on the effectiveness of the sales team. Therefore, one of the most crucial components to any successful launch is ensuring your sales force is prepared to fire on all cylinders after the product is released.

Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best

Association eLearning

Quality assurance, or QA as it is better known, is a vastly important yet surprisingly underappreciated aspect of eLearning. In this series of blog posts, we’ll explore how vital QA is to the success of your learners, your product, and your business. Chapter 1: The Basics.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

leader and business manager, they feel good about the quality. retention, productivity, and employee engagement. We combine 130 years of quality in learning with award-winning. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR.

Top 5 Qualities of a Good Trainer


You’ve also most likely observed some of the best qualities of a good trainer and already somewhat have an idea of what attributes make a trainer great at their work. To be honest, product expertise and being entertaining just won’t cut it in the training and development field.

Boost Your Productivity with These Simple Tips

Your Training Edge

That is the essence of productivity, isn’t it? The same people will tell you that must wake up at 4 am to boost productivity but how many can? If you want to boost your productivity, then you need simple tips that incorporate snuggly into your daily life.

Can Elearning Improve Productivity?

Origin Learning

One of the most elementary goals of any business is to increase its productivity. In an effort to increase it, innumerable studies have been conducted across organizations of different industries to determine the causes of low employee productivity.

Quality assurance in elearning

Sponge UK

A Q&A on QA Quality Assurance (QA) in elearning is about much more than picking up a few typos and spelling errors. It’s a complex process that can raise standards and ensure quality. What is quality assurance? Creating elearning Adam Read elearning Q&A quality assuranc

State of the Front-Line Manager

how individual contributors perform, increases that show up in engagement, retention, and productivity. success and well-being; Be productive and results-oriented; Be a good communicator and listen. productivity, engagement, and. on quality content.” State of the.

Top 3 Reasons Your eLearning Needs Quality Assurance

eLearning Brothers

To address a drop in the quality of products being produced , full-time inspectors were employed to identify and correct any product quality failures. Software companies have entire teams devoted to quality assurance; that may not be a reality within your eLearning team.

12 Tips to Enhance Video Production Quality

KZO Innovations

Here are 12 tips to instantly improve the video production quality so they stay. . Pre-Production: 1. Be original. Organization is key during the pre-production phase. Production: 5. Be aware of sound quality. Poor sound recording quality can make you come across as amateur. Make sure your sound quality is high so that viewers won’t second-guess your professionalism. It’s important to follow this rule during production.

A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? #ASTD2014

Web Courseworks

This week, Managing eLearning features another guest post from Andy Hicken, Web Courseworks’ Product Innovation Specialist. If there was a more high-minded (if still arguably commercial) theme to this conference, it was unease about the quality of contemporary online learning.

Close the Sale With Quality Content


Your salespeople can spend months learning the ins and outs of your products and services, and still be stumped by a well-placed question. Don’t let the sales dialogue end prematurely–arm your sales team with high-quality reference materials, complemented by customized content designed specifically for the lead. Why quality sales content matters. So what does high-quality sales content look like?

A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? (ASTD 2014)

Web Courseworks

This week, Managing eLearning features another guest post from Andy Hicken, Web Courseworks’ Product Innovation Specialist. eLearning elearning quality rapid development ASTD’s International Conference and Exposition is a massive, thoroughly capitalist, and rather carnivalesque convergence of people working in corporate talent development, along with the companies and consultants who sell to them. A smaller contingent of non-corporates also attends, including […].

Your Product Launch Training Questions Answered

Bottom-Line Performance

A few weeks ago, several hundred people joined Leanne Batchelder and myself for a webinar on product launch training. Hosted through Training Magazine Network, the session is called Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: How a Curriculum Drives Success.

Webinar: Templates and Camtasia – High Quality Video in Hours Not Days

eLearning Brothers

Here at eLearning Brothers we support Camtasia’s simplicity and desire to help you make a high-quality video in hours rather than days. The post Webinar: Templates and Camtasia – High Quality Video in Hours Not Days appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Designing Online Courses for Quality Assurance


Online Learning Productivity Teaching and Training Transforming Teaching & LearningQuentin Conkle, an Instructor and Instructional Designer at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, recently joined me to record a 15-minute video sharing some … Continued.

We’re Hiring! Quality Assurance Engineer (Belgrade)


Our Quality Assurance team is key to the company as they are responsible for creating end-to-end test plans that target testing of the LearnUpon web application. Quality Assurance Engineer (Belgrade) appeared first on LearnUpon.

Are You Delivering High-Quality Virtual Training?


With this in mind, here’s a list of recommendations to help you—and your training department—deliver high-quality virtual instructor-led training (VILT): Incorporate material from recent events, research and ideas. The post Are You Delivering High-Quality Virtual Training?

Green Screen on a Shoestring: Part III, Production

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In the previous installment of this series, we provided a purchasing "checklist" for setting up a green screen video production studio. Step 2: Set up the studio in a room that allows all equipment to be operated properly and still allows production staff to be comfortable.

Why Are Quality Checks Important in E-learning?

CommLab India

Why is quality check important in e-learning? For this rather seemingly simple question, we can say, BECAUSE “quality matters”. The quality of the course reflects the professional competence and subject matter proficiency of the institution. What is Quality Check in E-learning?

Fix Those Pesky Digital Learning Quality Assurance Pain Points


Any learning or product administrator can tell you a scary story about a time when glitches, grammar, design, and function served as a foil to their learners. But discovering the right way to do quality assurance can be a time consuming and often frustrating task.

A Productive Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

In a blog post titled, "Building a Productive Learning Culture", Thomas Handcock and Jean Martin say that businesses, because of need and demand, are increasing employee participation in training but failing to increase productivity. They write: To make this shift from a culture of learning participation to a productive learning culture, L&D functions must manage three key components.

The Devil’s in the Details: Quality Control and User Experience

Obsidian Learning

New post The Devil’s in the Details: Quality Control and User Experience on Obsidian Learning. Unless you are that rare gem that is possessed of all of the optimum qualities relative to learning design, you will need to collaborate with professionals that have complementary skills.

5 Simple Ways to Enhance Employee Productivity


To boost their productivity and motivation, you as a business, need to find out new ways to keep your employees engaged and active. Let’s discuss the five simple ways following which you can enhance your employee’s productivity to a great extent.

5 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity


While this number has risen over the past few years, there still exists a need to find ways increase overall employee productivity. The results of this poll means 68 percent of workers are not engaged in their work and not as productive as they could be.

Rediscovering Productivity Through Attention Management

Learning Wire

Want to find out more on personal productivity? For as long as we can remember, productivity has been framed around “time management.” The quality of our work suffers because we’re just not wired to multitask—think of texting while driving. And our quality of life suffers.

Quality assurance: are you about to make or break your digital learning?


Quality assurance has had a slightly murky history. It’s a part of the production process that is often poorly defined, and has sometimes been seen as little more than a necessary but annoying hurdle to be rushed through before a course is released into the wild. At Kineo, we have always resisted this way of thinking and have embedded quality assurance throughout every stage of what we do.

Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

On the plus side, although MOOC videos should be of high quality, they don’t necessarily need to be produced in a professional recording studio. Invest post-production time to splice together different content types and edit out pauses and other things that slow the video down.

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

If it in my mind one of the best ten products to hit the e-learning cycle in the last five years. I mean the first Storyline, sweet and then here comes a new version, from a company not known to push out new products for a period of years – must rock. Let me see, desktop product.

5 Qualities of an Efficient Salesperson [Infographic]

CommLab India

In an ATD sales training event conducted by DrawSuccess, participants were asked about the barriers to sales success and qualities of an effective salesperson. DrawSuccess classified sales rep qualities into 4 groups: Have sensitivity and empathy.

How to Shoot High-Quality Videos With a SmartPhone

ATD Learning Technologies

For learning professionals, filming poor-quality shots is one of the biggest wastes of time. Phone microphones have improved in quality but an external microphone will still make your video sound more professional.

Shooting High-Quality Video For Online Courses (On a Budget)

Thought Industries

Our clients ask us all the time for information on how to shoot high-quality video for online courses and learning experiences.

Want Efficiency and Productivity? Eliminate Drag

CLO Magazine

In the workplace, the word efficiency is often used to motivate employees to get quality work done quickly. Similarly, the word productivity is about doing more than just the average day’s work. Answers showed that inspired employees were 125 percent more productive.

Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best Part 2

Association eLearning

Chapter 2: Intermediate Quality Assurance Testing. In our first chapter, we discussed some of the basics of quality assurance (QA). There are others, but most developers tend to design their products for these four. Also check your product’s compatibility and stability on the other common browsers as well. The post Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best Part 2 appeared first on Knowledge Direct.

The Most Desired Qualities of an Instructional Designer

Adobe Captivate

Instructional Designer Qualities Required in eLearning. Let’s discuss what qualities an Instructional Designer should possess to deliver these responsibilities. Instructional Designers are indispensable in an eLearning courseware development process.

A Checklist to Deliver Quality Assured E-learning Courses

CommLab India

One of the biggest mistakes an e-learning professional can commit is NOT allocating sufficient time for a thorough quality check of the course and hurrying toward its launch. He is only interested in the quality of the e-learning course.

5 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity


While this number has risen over the past few years, there still exists a need to find ways increase overall employee productivity. The results of this poll means 68 percent of workers are not engaged in their work and not as productive as they could be.