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Voiceover vs. Subtitling: Which to Use for eLearning Localization?

eLearning Localization: Voiceover vs Subtitling!

It’s time to localize your eLearning course. You have on-text and audio. The text part seems pretty straight-forward, but what do you do with the audio? There are several considerations when localizing the audio component of your eLearning course. Do you choose voiceover recording or subtitling? Let’s start by explaining the difference between the two and then looking at the pros and cons of each one.

How to Evaluate Your Online Training

How to Evaluate Your Online Training

Evaluating your online training is important if you want to determine online training ROI. But where do you start? You need a post-training evaluation plan. Take a look at this tried-and-true model, and before you know it you’ll be ready to create your own plan!

Performance Support: More Than Just Training

Performance Support: More Than Just Training

Learning and Development managers often make the mistake of just focusing on either training or Performance Support even though there are differences between the two. This article underlines those key differences and zooms in on the features Performance Support Tools should have in order to be effective.

eLearning Job Market Research Report

eLearning Job Market Research Report

Online learning is in the midst of massive growth. Inc. Magazine named online learning “One of the top eight most lucrative industries in which to start a business for 2013 and beyond,” and Money Magazine listed “instructional designer” as the 38th (out of 100) best job in America for this year, citing a 28.3% job growth rate through 2023, and an average salary range between $63,700 and $97,400.

Intrinsic Motivation in Adult E-Learning

Intrinsic Motivation in Adult E-Learning

Motivation is a critical issue for e-learning. Learners who lose their motivation do not learn, whereas learners who gain and maintain motivation learn what they need and persist to the end of the instruction. How can instructional designers motivate learners in an e-learning context? Designs based upon sound instructional theory integrating intrinsic motivational features are the answer.

4 Rules for Using Graphics in eLearning

4 Rules For Using Graphics In eLearning

If you’re an instructional designer, educator, SME or you’re just interested in eLearning design, this article will give you a resume of 4 essential rules for proper use of graphics in your eLearning project. At first sight it seems quite unusual that something so obvious like inserting images into your eLearning project needs special rules. But by following the findings from the cognitive theory, the right use of graphics provides better learning experiences.