eLearning Design and Development

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Corporate Training Tips: Designing for Global Audiences

Corporate Training Tips: Designing for Global Audiences

In today’s global economy, we often find ourselves designing corporate training — be it e-learning, m-learning, or classroom (ILT) — for audiences around the world. Keeping some important considerations in mind during the design process will ensure your training delivers on its objectives, no matter where your audience is located.

Use Perfect Learning Objectives To Boost The Quality of your e-Learning

Use Perfect Learning Objectives To Boost The Quality of your e-Learning

The best way to create terrible e-Learning is to dump content in an authoring tool (as if it was PowerPoint) add some questions and call it a course. Everybody knows (or should know) that learning development starts with defining clear learning objectives. This blog post precedes the course and tool to explain to you the basics on how to create good learning objectives. 

Listen Up - Coursera, iVersity, and Udemy!!!

Listen Up - Coursera, iVersity, and Udemy!!!

I recently took a couple of courses from Coursera and iVersity. The former is an established American name in the world of MOOCs while the latter is European and showing tremendous growth. I also took a course from Udemy, which is a major player in delivering reasonably good quality free and paid courses. In this post, I’ve…well…identified a few basic issues related to learner engagement.

Top 10 Tips For Creating Accessible eLearning

Top 10 Tips For Creating Accessible eLearning

Making eLearning courses accessible is important for many companies as it ensures there are no barriers to staff being able to complete training. Some courses also need to meet the USA’s section 508 requirements. Check the following Top 10 Accessible eLearning Tips to find more.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal-Social Learning Designer

Informal/Social learning is one of the major revolutions happening around us that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. It requires us to unlearn and relearn some of the traditional notions related to the learning style/preference, and the dimensions and the elements of learning design. In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the top 9 essential competencies that a learning designer is required to possess for designing effective informal/social learning interventions for today’s workplaces.

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How To Create Courses That Sell Online

Are you creating and marketing courses teaching others your expertise? Are you helping your clients to design courses they will market and leverage to grow their business? The “teaching others” business has expanded into a 7 billion industry and the opportunity to apply your e-learning design skills in this market is enormous.

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What Students Love about e-Learning Courses

Since a continually increasing number of students are turning to online education, there are numerous courses available on the internet. Designing a basic online course may be difficult and is no different than working on an eLearning course. If you wish to design an effective e-learning program, that’ll make the transition from classroom to e-learning as pleasant as possible for the students, then that is a different story. It requires a good deal of time, planning, and hard work.