How To Set Daily Goals to Manage Multiple Projects

Experiencing eLearning

Many instructional designers, elearning developers, and LXDs manage multiple projects simultaneously. We’re often working on several staggered projects, especially while waiting for stakeholders to review something. You can adjust this for your projects and workflow.

Best and Worst ID Projects

Experiencing eLearning

What are your most successful and least successful ID projects? It’s hard to pick, but these two examples are one of my best ID projects and one of my worst. I consider this one of my most successful projects because it really inspired people to change. The course looks dated now, but for a project in 2007, I was quite proud of it. This was also a rewarding project because the SME was fantastic. Your best ID projects?

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Using the Scrum Process to Manage eLearning Projects

Dashe & Thomson

Let’s face it: as helpful as ADDIE is as an instructional design methodology, it doesn't really guide the the project management process. In this post, you will learn: What Scrum is and how it helps you manage the “e” in eLearning projects. ELearning Project ManagementIntroduction. That’s because ADDIE, like many instructional design methodologies, wasn’t originally designed with the “e” in mind.

Project Kickoff: Your Most Important Tool for Project Success

Dashe & Thomson

A project kickoff meeting is more than just a feel good meet-and-greet. It is the first, and most important, opportunity to set expectations across the entire project team. It is the essential tool to get a project started with the whole team invested and contributing to the project’s success right from the start. Project Management/Project Delivery

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Tips and Tricks for eLearning Project Management

eLearning Brothers

There are many moving parts to an eLearning project. eLearning development Free eLearning Resources Training Resources project management Project Management Resources ebookYou might be working with instructional designers, developers, and contract workers like voiceover artists or videographers. There are often subject matter experts to consult and stakeholders to satisfy. And that’s all before you even factor in the learners themselves!

Tips for Managing Projects During the Holidays

ej4 eLearning

That makes it hard to keep your projects moving and hit deadlines. The holidays are coming up, and that often means a lot of employees and customers taking vacation days to spend time with families, bake holiday cookies, and scramble to finish holiday shopping. With all the holidays that fall between November and January, there are a lot of days with everyone out-of-office.

Project Deadlines (Cartoon)

Upside Learning

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Hard Fun Projects

Clark Quinn

And, it occurred to me, that’s also true for good project work. And those also define a meaningful project for solving in the workplace. The project has to have a clear benefit to the organization. And the team should be appropriately constituted with skills and committed to the project. We can, and should, be setting up our projects to meet these criteria. This came to me because I was asked in an interview what were the most fun projects I’d done.

19 Productivity-Boosting Apps for L&D Project Managers

Dashe & Thomson

The project management profession is growing into its own. Just last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issued project management its own occupational category , a confirmation that project managers are more important players than ever. Yet in today’s climate, project managers are increasingly being asked to run more projects with fewer people. Project Managers in the Learning and Development (L&D) field are not immune to the burgeoning workload.

6 Tips for Reducing the Complexity of Custom eLearning Development

Complicated eLearning projects can be daunting to develop and manage, with many pieces, varied needs and expectations, and limited resources. Learn from an experienced eLearning provider how to simplify the process by adhering to these 6 strategic tips. Make your next big project a walk in the park.

Managing eLearning Projects

CourseArc

Just like most other projects, eLearning projects can quickly become unmanageable – courses grow out of scope or Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to request multiple changes. Managing expectations is key to ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within scope. Avoiding derailment of the project plan can also be helped by determining the gatekeeper of the content. Online Learning eLearning project management

Testing Of Multi-Device eLearning Projects

Upside Learning

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Avoiding Project Failure when Managing a Problem Project

The Learning Dispatch

Oh, the ill-fated project. You know what I mean: the one your boss’ boss wants you to manage although it makes no sense, the project you think you may have seen in a Dilbert cartoon or an episode of The Office. And yet, you’ve been elected project manager, so you don your captain’s hat and set sail…. I’m talking about the You who is a value-add on projects; the You that your team and stakeholders need; You the asset. How else might this project be helpful?

Best and Worst ID Projects

Experiencing eLearning

What are your most successful and least successful ID projects? I consider this one of my most successful projects because it really inspired people to change. One of my very first freelance projects was not successful, although it was an excellent learning experience for me. It was a subcontracted project, but I didn’t have a detailed Statement of Work (Mistake #1). What are your best and worst ID projects?

3 Tips to Measure and Analyze the ROI of your Custom eLearning Solution

Providing engaging and relevant eLearning for your learners can be a sizable investment. How do you measure both the quantitative and qualitative results of your efforts? These 3 tips show you how to do a big picture analysis so you can give a full account on your next eLearning project.

Project Management: Documentation Maintenance

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Documentation projects are usually time limited, but the products they create need regular, ongoing attention to work correctly without becoming obsolete. In many organizations, the project team, which has seen the project through to completion, may continue to have responsibility for the final product post delivery. What is the impact of such maintenance projects on planning documentation activities? Project Management by Kiranmayee Pamarthy.

Designing your eLearning Project

B Online Learning

When I first began creating eLearning modules some time ago, I often struggled to come up with ideas for taking content and transforming it into something that was both a good learning experience and also looked appealing. I know it’s a challenge that’s faced by many ID’s but particularly those who are new to the […].

The Importance Of A Project Debrief For L&D Project Managers

Dan Keckan

At its most basic level, the purpose of the debrief is for stakeholders to put the project into perspective. A Project Manager's perspective is the most complete one because their viewpoint is the most comprehensive of all. eLearning Project Management Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Project Kickoff Meeting eLearning Project Management Tips Free eLearning eBooks

Adobe Captivate 2019 – Virtual Reality Project

Swift eLearning Services

In this blog, we are going to see how to create a virtual reality project in Adobe Captivate 2019. You can open virtual reality project in two ways:… Authoring Tools eLearning 360 degree images 360 degree video Adobe Captivate 2019 Adobe Captivate 2019 feaatures Adobe Captivate 2019 Virtual Reality Captivate 2019. Virtual Reality hotspots HTML5 project interactions Publish Settings Publish settings in VR devices Virtual Reality Devices Virtual Reality project VR VR Project

9 Stages of the Custom eLearning Development Process

Whether new to custom eLearning or a seasoned pro, you will appreciate this solid overview of the development process, as well as the insider tips. Avoid costly mistakes on your next project, stay on track, and deliver relevant and engaging content that fits your learners and gets the job done.

VR project for 2018-19

Moodle Journal

I shall be posting on our use of this and other expeditions that I have planned so do stay in touch if you would like to see how we get on and I shall also be posting on my other two projects for 2018-19 soon

Animations in Custom eLearning Projects

Upside Learning

Animations are frequently chosen when we want to make a strong, affective impact on learners to improve retention of information, for example when the objective of the eLearning deliverable is to create awareness and pride about a code of conduct an organization commits to. Animations are also useful in simplifying complex concepts, even while learning […].

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How To Kick Off An eLearning Project Like A Pro

Dan Keckan

The kickoff meeting is critical for ensuring that your eLearning project is completed on time, on spec, and on budget. eLearning Project Management Corporate Learning Best Practices eLearning Project Kickoff Meeting eLearning Project Management Tips

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Updating Images Project-Wide

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adding an image to an Adobe Captivate project is simple: use the Media tool on the toolbar or import the assets into the Library and then drag the imported assets onto Filmstrip slides. How can you get the updated image into your project and have the image update across the entire project?     I received an email alerting me to the change and was instructed to use the updated image in my Captivate project. I opened the project.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

Project Management: Metrics and Variances

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As  Tom DeMacro  explains in his book,  Controlling Software Projects  (DeMacro, 1982), "you cannot control what you cannot measure." " The precursors for measuring are 1) Setting the guidelines and standards; 2) Managing the project; 3) Capturing the metrics; and 4) Usability. Managing the project.  Team Stability Index = Peak Planned Staff / Total number of staff in project. Project Management

8 Overlooked Advantages Of Hiring An eLearning Localization Project Manager

Dan Keckan

Let's look at some of the top reasons to hire an eLearning Localization Project Manager. Localization eLearning Localization eLearning Project Management eLearning Project Management Tips eLearning Team

How To Make Project Management Successful

Dan Keckan

Delivering a project successfully is a challenging task. Use these 6 excellent tips to make sure your Project Management is heading the right way! eLearning Project Management Agile Learning eLearning Project Management Tips eLearning Project Management Tools Time Management TipsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Camtasia Essentials: Organizing Project Files

eLearning Brothers

This is as true about your home and your mind as it is with your eLearning video project. The larger the project, the more likely you are to lose track of the pieces. Create a “Project” folder (normally I name this folder whatever my project/video will be named), and create folders within it based on your files. This will help with gathering assets and knowing where everything is as you import it into your project. Idea 3 – Zip Your Project.

What is a Lifecycle of Learning?

How to recognize each stage of your learning initiative and maximize its potential.

Pricing Multi-Device eLearning Projects

Upside Learning

During the sales process, one of the most common questions to an eLearning vendor like us is “How do you price your custom eLearning projects?“ “ A few years ago, the answer to this used to be relatively simple. Typically it would mention pricing as per ‘level’ of output. Most vendors would classify their eLearning output […]. eLearning Multi Device eLearning Multi Device eLearning Pricing Multi Device Pricing

Project Management of Instructional Design Projects

Convergence Training

Amongst other things, creating training materials using instructional design processes (such as ADDIE) means engaging in a project that is a team effort with deadlines, resources, and all the things that the words project management bring to mind for you.

Planning eLearning Projects

Adult Learning with Technology

So how exactly do you plan a successful eLearning project from day one? It is said that if you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. eLearning is a complex process. Online learners can chat with an online instructor by text or video call, but mostly it’s just them and the computer. To ensure […]. eLearning eLearning Tools Adult Learning eLearning Industry instructional designer technologist

ADOBE ROBOHELP: Master Projects and Merging Help Content

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You've got two RoboHelp projects. The projects have been maintained independently for years, but now you need to combine them.   One strategy for combining multiple RoboHelp projects into one is to simply import all of the assets from one project into the other. If you go that route, one of the original project(s) would no longer be needed.   To merge projects, create child RoboHelp projects as you normally would.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Hourly Pricing vs. Project Pricing

Devlin Peck

In this article, you'll learn how to use project pricing to make more money while working less Pricing plays a key role in any freelancer’s success.

Project Management on a Shoestring Budget

Association eLearning

But whether you’re teaming with an experienced eLearning provider or have decided to go it alone, this may be the first time you’ve ever served as the project manager on an eLearning project. In our experience partnering with nonprofits and associations, one of the concerns we hear most often is about managing eLearning projects without having project management (PM) training or the budget for dedicated software like Microsoft® Project. Project Schedule.

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An Instructional Designer's Guide to a Successful Project Kickoff Meeting

Dashe & Thomson

The importance of a strong kickoff to a training project can’t be understated. Not only does the project kickoff meeting define the road map, set expectations for your stakeholders, and clarify each team member’s roles, it’s also an opportunity for the team to forge a positive and enthusiastic working relationship that builds a solid foundation for collaboration on future projects. But, what can the instructional designer do to increase the chances of project success?

Instructional Designer—Project Manager

Dan Keckan

d'Vinci Interactive. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Partnering Well on a Rapid Timeline

Speaker: Becci Zweirs, Learning Projects Leader, Inno-Versity, Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity, and Pam Whetstone, Training Development Manager, Williams-Sonoma

Any eLearning professional can tell you that each project has its own unique challenges - but no matter what you're facing, those who have been there before can help. Join experts from Inno-Versity and William-Sonoma for an in-depth case study that will take you from discovery to creation and deployment of a complex eLearning project, all in 9 months using in-house resources.