Training managers often struggle to justify the impact of online training programs on employee performance. Using learning analytics can help managers identify the best training programs and strategies that give a great return on investment (ROI), on every dollar spent. But, many organizations view learning analytics as an expensive endeavor.
Storyline – a powerful application used extensively by the online learning development community. This rapid authoring tool, developed by Articulate, is inarguably the best software to convert Flash-based courses into mobile-compatible learning resources, as it enables developers to replicate animations and learning interactivities created using Adobe Flash. The web-based course development application is also one of the best tools to develop scenario-based courses.
For today’s young workforce, using technology is second nature. They are at home with using multiple devices for their day-to-day activities. Combining laptops, tablets, and smartphones with high speed Internet, employees are constantly on the run, chasing clients or targets. This leaves them with little time to dedicatedly sit and learn; instead, they choose to take their learning with them.
Just as organizations measure productivity, quality, and profitability, there is a need to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of online training programs. Want to know how this is possible? The good news is that this is both possible and simple, through the application of learning analytics via an LMS.
Jim is an e-learning developer, working with a large pharmaceutical company. His company is releasing a new antibiotic, and he was assigned the task of developing an online course on the drug. Jim was given 20 days to accomplish the task, as the course had to be ready before the medicine was launched into the market.
Technology is moving fast to mobiles, from desktops. Organizations are struggling to cope with rapid technological changes and leverage them for employee training and development.
Some think learning through mobiles, laptops, and other portable technical devices can be termed mobile learning. Yes, that’s true in one sense, but it’s much more than that.
Lectora is a simple, yet powerful e-learning authoring tool from Trivantis. The company was founded in 1999, and Lectora Inspire was its flagship product. Rapid e-learning turned into a reality, thanks to this tool. Trivantis had a winner on its hands with the responsive course design (RCD) feature offered by Lectora 16. With its latest version, Lectora 17, creating multi-device courses has become easier than ever.
Legacy course conversion has become necessary in today’s multi-device world, as learners access online learning resources from several devices. It is a lengthy process, with a number of tasks. Before you go ahead with the conversion, you need to be certain of the approach you have chosen.
Simulation can be defined as the replication of a real-world process or system. Simulations are used in many contexts, and can be used to create simulated environments for the testing, training, and optimization, of high-end technology, complex machinery, and software applications. As most simulations are computer-generated, they are an ideal element to incorporate in your e-learning program.
Of the many authoring tools available today, Claro is one of the most popular cloud-based authoring tools. This powerful authoring tool has many built-in features and advantages which help people work together on the same project and share learning resources. It also allows stakeholders to review course content online and provide feedback instantly, thereby reducing course development time.