Tarun Athmika

Tarun Athmika, Learning Technologist.

4 Factors that Decide the Cost of Your Rapid E-learning Solution

4 Factors that Decide the Cost of Your Rapid E-learning Solution

E-learning vendors receive a wide variety of questions on a regular basis, the most persistent being, “How much does it cost to create rapid e-learning?” And the answer to this question usually is a frustratingly old stand-by, “It depends”. However, rapid e-learning development in the last few years has come a long way. There is enough history of rapid online learning development at this point that we have a pretty good idea of which factors decide the cost of rapid e-learning. Obviously, there are ‘n’ number of factors that come into play, but I will lay out the four big contributors that will directly affect how much your rapid e-learning solution will cost.

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How Rapid E-learning Helped a Multinational Company Avoid “Death-by-PowerPoint”

How Rapid E-learning Helped a Multinational Company Avoid “Death-by-PowerPoint”

It is standard procedure today for every organization have an ethical code of conduct in play in the workplace. However, have you ever given much thought to the way in which the code of conduct is relayed to employees? Probably not. In most companies, the employee is either given a code of conduct manual on their first day at work (the manual often ends up at the bottom of a desk drawer never to be laid eyes upon again) or a PowerPoint presentation that promotes no interactivity or learner engagement. It doesn’t matter..how well-crafted your code of conduct policy is, or how full of information on essential legal standards and policies your PPT or manual is; if your employees don’t read it, this information is ineffective at best.

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How To Know If Rapid E-learning is Truly for You

How To Know If Rapid E-learning is Truly for You

The promises of rapid eLearning are certainly compelling: reduced costs, less development time, great control over updates and maintenance. All these benefits are definitely tempting. But, like any solution, rapid eLearning development has its own place. How do you know which projects are well-suited for rapid eLearning? How do you determine whether your content is right for a rapid eLearning treatment? Let’s try to reach a consensus by answering a few questions.

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3 Absolute Features of Rapid E-learning Development

3 Absolute Features of Rapid E-learning Development

When organizations begin to look for rapid eLearning, one question that typically pops up is either ‘What is rapid eLearning?’ or ‘Is it something my company can benefit from?’ These questions, although they sound simple, are often hard to grapple with. My goal for this blog is to bring to the forefront the 3 absolute features that characterize rapid eLearning development. When is rapid e-learning the way ahead?

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Use Technology to Keep Learners Hooked in the Classroom

Use Technology to Keep Learners Hooked in the Classroom

It is not a secret that most classroom-based training which involves technical subject matter – including training on new software applications, product training, compliance training – is missing the “engaging” factor. Not that classroom training itself is ineffective, but it has more to do with learners who are easily disengaged if there is no interactive content. This makes bringing learners to the classroom even more challenging.

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Rapidly Rebuilding 16 Legacy Modules in Articulate Storyline

Rapidly Rebuilding 16 Legacy Modules in Articulate Storyline

The training landscape continues to change; old eLearning courses need to keep pace with new requirements. A lot of changes happen in your processes, new products are launched, and old products undergo changes. Your compliance team makes a lot of changes to the rules and regulations; all these changes need to be updated in your legacy courses, to make them contemporary for your contemporary audience.

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Mobile Learning for Training Employees in Remote Locations

Mobile Learning for Training Employees in Remote Locations

With organizations having employees who work remotely, it’s not practical to deliver all of the training through in-person workshops. We have to recognize the fact that learning takes place outside brick-and-mortar classrooms, all the time. Employees are forever on the go, and mobile learning offers a more personal experience. You cannot expect your remote employees to turn up for a classroom training session. Your content has to be adapted to different situations, so that it can be used in context.

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