A major concern in e-learning development is the time constraint. As the instructional designer, you are under pressure to create a course that meets the demands of the client, on time, while taking care to avoid glitches. Sounds like a tall order? It need not be if you follow these five tips for reducing e-learning development time.
With the use of rapid authoring tools, eLearning course development has become faster and simpler. To offer more powerful options to users, the features and capabilities of these authoring tools are being improved. People from non-technical backgrounds can also develop eLearning courses, instead of depending on programmers. However, it is important to keep certain factors in mind while you develop an eLearning course.
Today, rapid authoring tools are playing an important role in eLearning development. Currently, in the market, there are many rapid authoring tools available and it is very important to know the features, advantages and limitations before selecting a tool to develop an eLearning course.
Through this blog, I would like to share information about the factors you need to consider to select the best authoring tool.
In an earlier blog, I had shared research by Dr. Carol Dweck and indicated how the outcome of this research could be valuable for eLearning and training managers in terms of providing feedback.
In this blog, I would like to go a step further and share some tips on how growth mindset can be subtly instilled by some careful alterations or wordings in the way we write our eLearning curriculum.
We all know that every stakeholder wants a quality product. For any company, delivering quality product means meeting customer demands by providing exceptional service. When it comes to the eLearning industry, delivering an engaging and effective eLearning course within the given budget and time really becomes challenging.
Here, I offer a close look at the successful eLearning development process that has been used by the instructional designers to enhance the learning experience of learners, for many years, in a nut shell. You can follow this process, while designing and developing an eLearning course.
As eLearning Project Managers, the first thing that we need to prepare when a project is initiated is the Project Scope Document. As with any other project, scoping for eLearning projects is very important.
Adobe Flash and Articulate Storyline are the two widely used authoring tools to develop eLearning courses. Both these tools allow you to create animations, interactivities, simulations, games, scenario-based content and do much more.
Having worked on both the tools, I would like to share the major differences between Adobe Flash and Articulate Storyline:
Now-a-days, MANY organizations demand their e-learning courses to be developed in a very short span of time. All of them have different requirements. Some ask for highly interactive courses, and some ask for Quizzing courses. It is quite difficult to meet all the requirements within a short span of time using just one tool. But Articulate has given a breath of fresh air to the e-learning developers.
Rapid authoring tools – this eLearning course development software have come to occupy the central role in the world of eLearning. Why are these tools so popular? How can they be used to create highly effective courses in quick time at low cost? Let us see in detail the pivotal role of these tools.