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5 Important Tips to Manage Your E-learning Projects Effectively

5 Important Tips to Manage Your eLearning Projects Effectively

Being a Project Manager is like being an artist, you have the different colored process streams, combining into a work of art”Greg Cimmarrusti, PMP

It is said that managing a project is like juggling with three balls – Cost, Time and Quality. Effective eLearning project management ensures that your project is completed at right time, estimated cost without compromising on quality.

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Ideas on How to Design Drag and Drops Interactivities in E-learning

Ideas on How to Design Drag and Drops Interactivities in eLearning

Creating drag and drop interactivity with rapid authoring tools is very easy. The drag and drop generally has two components-one is the item that should be dragged and the other component is the destination where the item should be dropped.

There are many ways to design drag and drops in an eLearning course. Have a look at how we make our eLearning courses interesting and engaging with drag and drops. Below are some of the common ways to add drag and drops interactivities  in eLearning courses:

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Adding Videos to Your E-learning through the Progressive Download Option

Adding Videos to Your E-learning through the Progressive Download Option

Including videos in eLearning is one powerful way to make your courses engaging, interesting and informative at the same time. Videos greatly contribute to visually enhancing the content to gain learner’s attention, especially, if the course needs to present heavy content on screen for explaining a particular process or demonstrate product functioning.

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Top 5 Creative Styles to Make Your E-learning Courses Stand Out

Top 5 Creative Styles to Make Your E-learning Courses Stand Out

According to the neuroscientist Dr. John Medina’s Brain Rule #10, all humans are excellent in remembering pictures. We all learn and retain more when we see rather than when we just hear or read. So why not use this simple human psychology to add value and make your eLearning courses more appealing?

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Product Training Design Strategies

Product Training Design Strategies

The health care industry has been expanding with more and more new products being launched. All this leaves little or no time for sales personnel to attend training programs. They need anytime, anywhere access to information. This kind of access can be achieved only through eLearning. Let’s see a case on how eLearning can be effective for health care training.

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5 Questions to Ask About Learners Before Developing E-learning Courses

5 Questions to Ask About Learners Before Developing E-learning Courses

The first and the foremost thing you need to do before starting eLearning course development is “learner analysis”. In fact a brief Knowledge about the target audience, their preferences and skill set will help you design effective online courses.

Here are some points that can help you with the analysis.

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Importance of Text in E-learning Courses

Importance of Text in E-learning Courses

Amidst the razzmatazz of high-end graphics, audio-video clippings, text sometimes takes a back seat in eLearning courses. But I think, it is text that forms a ‘connect’ with the learner in the absence of an instructor. What you say?

E-learning courses need to have a balance between visuals and text. All said and done, text helps in the understanding of key concepts. I support the use of video and visuals, but they have to be meaningful, clean and simple vs. all the bells and whistles.

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What to Keep in Mind When Designing E-learning Courses for Gen Y?

What to Keep in Mind When Designing E-learning Courses for Gen Y? Do you think understanding the differences between the generations is necessary?

Well, with some organizations working with 4 different generations, it would be necessary to create a successful environment in an organization. Each generation works in numerous ways and carries a variety of experiences, and here I would like to discuss employees who come under the category of Gen Y.

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Likely Pitfalls When Implementing E-learning for the First Time

Likely Pitfalls When Implementing E-learning for the First Time

When implementing eLearning for the first time in an organization, one is treading an unfamiliar terrain. There is a likelihood of stumbling upon many pitfalls. Here is a list of pitfalls that you could avoid when initiating eLearning for the first time in your organization.

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Adobe Presenter 9 – What’s New?

Adobe Presenter 9 – What’s New?

Many organizations train their sales force and their customers on their products, features and functionalities through webinars. They have the requirement of converting such webinars to on-demand course so that they can be accessed by their employees and customers whenever they need.

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Why is E-learning the Training Format of 21st Century?

Why is E-learning the Training Format of 21st Century?

Online courses are the future of corporate training. Several organizations view eLearning as an integral part of their training strategies. According to a survey conducted by the E-Learning magazine in 2012, 50% of training hours are being deployed through eLearning, blended, online or virtual medium. Let us see what makes digital courses the choice of the training manager of the 21st century.

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How to Save Time in Your E-learning Project?

How to Save Time in Your E-learning Project?

Sometimes we have very tough timelines and we need to put our time management and project management skills to test. During the course of eLearning project management, I came across several aspects, if done well at the right time will enable us to save a lot of time. This enables us to meet eLearning project timelines.

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E-learning to M-learning: Role of HTML5

E-learning to M-learning: Role of HTML5

According to the Forrester report66% of employees now use two or more devices every day including laptops, smartphones and tablets and a notable 12% percent said that they use tablets at work.” As there is drastic increase in the usage of mobile devices, organizations are now looking to develop eLearning courses that are compatible to all mobile devices. Not only eLearning courses, even the LMS has to be made accessible through mobile devices.

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How to Modify Illustrated Characters in Articulate Presenter 13?

How to Modify Illustrated Characters in Articulate Presenter 13?

If you do not want to have same old characters in your eLearning courses, if you want to modify the look of the default characters, if you want to add some interesting elements to them to add that zing to your courses, you should know the latest features in Articulate Presenter 13.

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E-learning Strategies to Train Employees on Performance Management

E-learning Strategies to Train Employees on Performance Management

It is that time of the year again, when most companies assess their employees and make decisions for the coming year. The very notion of appraisals evokes a sense of discomfort among the employees. Apprehensive of how to make the entire process friendly?

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Key Trends in Social Learning

Key Trends in Social Learning

When I had a doubt in my childhood, I used to wait till the next day to ask my teacher. Now, every time my kid has a doubt, he quickly opens Google or posts his doubt in his group chat and he gets different answers, opinions, ideas, and many more to clarify his doubt. That’s what social learning is!

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3 Factors to Consider to Make a Right Blend of Learning Solution

3 Factors to Consider to Make a Right Blend of Learning Solution

Training not only caters to providing a continuous process for learners, but also additionally reinforces that learning through various means. To achieve lasting results, you require a well-orchestrated strategy for designing your learning solutions. This has been a long-drawn debate over the years, with enthusiastic practitioners championing each type of delivery method.

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How to Create a Slideshow in Lectora?

How to Create a Slideshow in Lectora?

Slideshow is one of the interactivity used in eLearning to present content in a better way. We can chunk content as per the requirement and by clicking the ‘back’ and ‘next’ arrows learners can navigate the content. Using the Lectora authoring tool, we can create slideshows very easily by following three steps, – by just assigning actions to the buttons that are in the groups.

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Keeping Pace With Dynamic E-learning Design and Development – Free Kit

Keeping Pace With Dynamic E-learning Design and Development – Free Kit

E-learning is an evolving domain. How can you keep pace with it to ensure maximum ROI on your training investment? The only way to go about it is to understand what it takes to develop an online training course or an eLearning course.

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Comparison and Selection of Authoring Tool – Adobe Flash Vs. Articulate Storyline

Comparison and Selection of Authoring Tool - Adobe Flash Vs. Articulate Storyline

Adobe Flash and Articulate Storyline are the two most popular authoring tools used to develop eLearning courses. Both the tools allow you to create quizzes; scenario-based content; simulations; animations; and other simple-to-complex interactivities.

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3 Authoring Tools that Help you Develop E-learning Courseware Quickly

3 Authoring Tools that Help you Develop E-learning Courseware Quickly

Previously organizations used to spend months for developing an eLearning course. They used to show more interest in intricate animations and intricate interactions. But now these high-level eLearning programs are no more a choice for them as it takes huge time to develop and hence the costs. Organizations are looking for eLearning that can be developed in a quick and effective way.

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Content Analysis : Recognize the Classification of Different Training Content Types

Content Analysis : Recognize the Classification of Different Training Content Types

Content is a basic component of eLearning and includes pedagogy (managing the content in instructive manner) and a learning object (smaller units of learning). Content Analysis is the first thing you need to do while developing any eLearning course. Content Analysis is critical for an eLearning course because based on the type of content an appropriate learning strategy can be adopted.

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Importance of Communication in E-learning Project Management

Importance of Communication in E-learning Project Management

As an eLearning project manager, is communication an issue while managing the project? Is it hampering your project success rate and outcome?

According to global PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (PwC) survey, effective communication is associated with a 17 percent increase in finishing projects within budget.

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Why Do You Need to Promote E-learning and How Do You Do It?

Why Do You Need to Promote E-learning and How Do You Do It?

Let me share an interesting fact about the eLearning marketing and how it can contribute to your eLearning success. As a training manager, or an eLearning project manager or stakeholder, you might have worked hard with SMEs and developers in completing eLearning course development.

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Why Adobe Captivate 7 Is Ideal for M-learning?

Why Captivate 7 Is Ideal for M-learning

Adobe Captivate is the most widely used rapid authoring tool by the eLearning developers. Its recently updated version has many in-built features that support mobile learning. Here I would like to share some of those features.

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7 Easy Steps to Create Watch and Try Simulations in Articulate Storyline

7 Easy Steps to Create Watch and Try Simulations in Aticulate Storyline

We use simulations to teach software applications or operation of a machine or a device in virtual life. It creates a risk-free environment for the user to practice a Software application or to operate a device. In Storyline simulations, we provide an option to the user to Watch, Try and Do, where he or she can practice Software application or operate a device without real-world risk.

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Aligning Learning Objectives, Instructional Activities, and Assessments

Aligning Learning Objectives,  Instructional Activities, and Assessments

An eLearning course can be considered effective only when it can engage learners and motivate them to leverage the fullest benefit of the course. To shape a good eLearning course, we need to align learning objectives, instructional strategies, and assessments.

The steps in aligning learning objectives, instructional activities, and assessments include:

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5 Useful Tips to Select a Right E-learning Outsourcing Vendor

5 Useful Tips to Select a Right E-learning Outsourcing Vendor

Do you know that the number of eLearning startup companies is increasing in India? Yes, There is a massive increase in eLearning development companies across the world, especially in India. Because, most of the companies are outsourcing their eLearning requirements to India (source: Bersin by Deloitte).

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Importing Questions from an Excel Spreadsheet in Articulate Quizmaker’13

In the previous blog, we learnt to create questions for assessments in Excel Spreadsheet. In this blog, I will share how to add questions and options and import them into Quizmaker.

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How to Make E-learning Courses AICC-Compatible?

How to Make E-learning Courses AICC-Compatible?

It is a known fact that more and more organizations are adopting LMS because of its ability to monitor, track learners scores and retrieve the scores in the form of reports. But did you know that your eLearning course has to comply with certain standards of web-based learning to allow tracking of learning experiences?

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