It is well-known that change is the only constant in the world of online training. Instructional designers (IDs) need to adapt their training strategies to match these trends. The personalization of learning, tendency toward creating ‘pull’ learning, and the increasing popularity of mobile learning are some trends impacting and influencing instructional designers.
Are you a project manager handling e-learning projects? Are you worried of cost overruns and delays? Well, no more worries. Here is an infographic on tips to overcome cost and time overruns in e-learning projects.
What is e-learning? Is it just adding audio narration to a PowerPoint deck and publishing it to the web, using authoring tools such as Articulate Studio? The answer is a big NO. A good online course is much more than a mere PowerPoint presentation used in an instructor-led session with audio. Here’s why.
It is well-said that customer is king. It is very important that we engage our customers effectively and make them aware of our products and the benefits of using them. Healthy customer engagement with the company and its products is essential for successful performance.
Have you heard of the phrase “Telling isn’t training”? Well, if you use PowerPoint presentations for your training, you are doing just that – telling, but aren’t training your learners.
If safety is ‘common sense’ then we need no trainers, training programs, safety officers, inductions or safety legislation. – Rob Long, Social Psychology Expert
Can you build a house by watching YouTube instructional videos? I am not talking of a tree house or a dog house. A large, independent house like this one?
It is well-known that in recent years, India has emerged as the leading destination for e-learning outsourcing. Various factors such as a considerable reduction in the cost of online course development, a large pool of skilled, English-speaking workforce, differences in time zones, and an outsourcing-friendly legal framework have made this Asian nation the hotbed of web-based learning outsourcing.
Training managers create hundreds of presentations during the course of their job, handling an array of topics. These presentations serve as useful aids to train people face-to-face. Quite understandably, face-to-face presentations have only a limited number of audiences.
Before attempting anything new or purchasing something, it is human tendency to want to try out a sample. The same is the case with e-learning. When you are developing a course, you would first like to see a sample or prototype of the course, wouldn’t you?