E-learning development is much an art as a science and requires the collaboration of various highly specialized skill sets such as instructional designers, graphic designers, authoring tool experts, and technology specialists. To avoid problems in managing such as huge pool of resources and concentrate on their core functions, organization tend to outsource their e-learning requirements.
As organizations move toward rendering training in the online mode, there is an increasing demand to convert existing classroom training to eLearning. However, companies find it expensive to get started. Hence, a cost-effective approach is required for the transition from ILT to eLearning.
With the phenomenal growth of devices such as smartphones and tablets, learners now access information from different devices and browsers. A study by Google revealed that 98% of Internet users switch between devices with varying screen sizes, in a single day.
Adobe Flash is multimedia system, which was predominantly used to create media-rich e-Learning courses. With the rise in the demand for mobile learning, Flash was dethroned and HTML5 was enthroned for content development. So, in order to make their Flash courses mobile-compatible, organizations started converting these courses to HTML5, due to its functionality and ability to create responsive designs.
Companies have a huge backlog of online courses stuck in the past, with no takers. The corporate training landscape has seen massive changes with the evolution of technologies. Learners’ learning preferences have changed, existing technologies do not support legacy courses, and more importantly, your old content has become outdated. In such circumstances, how do you salvage your old courses that have great content, but are not current in terms of the way it is presented and also for current delivery purposes? You will need to modernize them and make them current. Here are the five main reasons that you can give your management to convince them to modernize your e-learning courses.
Given the burgeoning mobile workforce, organizations are running wild to make their legacy courses responsive. There has been an explosion of articles related to this topic, telling you how to make your legacy courses responsive. There are various tools in the market that make your job easy, in your pursuit of responsive courses. But, the real problem arises when your learners realize that the courses are not really responsive on their devices. Hence cross-browser testing is one of the most important steps in converting legacy courses to responsive. Let’s explore more about this topic.
Articulate Storyline is the most preferred rapid e-Learning authoring tool around the world. The tool was introduced to the market in 2012, and since then, it started creating waves in the e-Learning industry. With each update and release, the tool kept on surprising its users.
Choosing the right LMS for your organization can be a nightmare as it involves a lot of money. There are both open source and proprietary LMSs in the market to meet your training needs. But which one is better for you?
An open source LMS is crowd-sourced. The code is written and maintained by volunteers and community members. The LMS is available and open to anyone who would like to copy, edit and install it on their server. As a result, an open source LMS has its benefits when it comes to cost, flexibility, freedom, security, and community. Here are five benefits of adopting an open source LMS for your business.
iSpring Suite 8.7 is an all-in-one rapid authoring toolkit that allows you to create loads of top quality online content. The tool, perfectly integrated with PowerPoint, helps build professional online courses that are instructionally sound and visually appealing. Apart from converting PPTs to interactive e-courses, you can include videos, screencasts, and simulations in courses, using iSpring – these courses run on desktops, laptops, and mobiles.
It seems like there is no stopping Articulate Storyline. Since the launch of its first version in 2012, the company went on improving the tool, setting a benchmark for other authoring tools to follow. After Articulate 360, Articulate is back with the next version of Storyline, Storyline 3.