Creating An Impactful eLearning Localization Strategy: A Complete Guide For L&D Professionals

by Global eLearning

The Learning & Development professional is facing a growing demand for global adaptations of corporate training content. "Localization" is the strategy and process for transforming eLearning content into languages that learners want to study. Within this book are "great" questions regarding ROI, investment costs, schedules, cost drivers, and engagement techniques for successful implementation of localized L&D content.

Key Chapters

  1. The Importance of eLearning Localization for Your Global Training Strategy

  2. What’s the Difference Between Localization, Translation & Globalization?

  3. The 5 Benefits of a Centralized Strategy

  4. Factors that Drive Cost and Schedule in Localization of eLearning Content

  5. Best Practices of a Scalable Localization Strategy

  6. The 3 Biggest Challenges

  7. How to Create Engagement in A New Culture

  8. Understanding How Cultures Learn Differently

  9. Emerging Technologies

  10. Conclusion & Summary

The ROI of localized eLearning content depends heavily upon the engagement of the end user who happens to live/work in continents that probably are very different than that of the content creators.

Everyone knows that nothing goes above learning in your native language. Once content has been "localized" to your native language you comprehend the text better as a whole. This immediately incites you to participate, be proactive and really partake in the learning process. It can remove any form of passivity. Localizing training content has also proven to accelerate productivity, reduce lost time, mitigate injury claims and improve employee retention. Win-Win for everyone. After checking the stats on efficacy, it comes down to the application. In order for the implementation to be impactful, Global eLearning offers some incredible perspective and is a great place to start.

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Christopher Pappas
Founder of The eLearning Industry's Network