Rapid E-learning: Problems and Solutions

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Many believe that developing courses using rapid authoring tools is a cakewalk and that no programming skills are necessary to use these course authoring software. Well, while it is true that rapid authoring tools are very useful, they are certainly not the answer to all the problems faced by eLearning developers. Two major limitations constrain the power of these otherwise highly effective tools.

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6 Best Practices to Develop E-learning Courses

6 Best Practices to Develop E-learning Courses

I happened to come across a manual by the Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE)’s Training and Education Directorate. They published the guide on Best Practices for E-learning that could be a useful resource to stakeholders in Defense Services. These simple practical guidelines are very similar to the best practices we recommend to our clients all the time.

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Rapid Authoring Tools for Easy Online Course Translation

Rapid Authoring Tools for Easy Online Course Translation

Do you intend to translate your online course in English into different languages to effectively meet the learning needs of your multinational staff? Well, you may face two major problems in the production of translated online courses.

So, what were these two issues?

  1. Semitic languages such as Hebrew and Arabic are written from right to left. Itis very difficult to develop eLearning courses in these languages.
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Convert PowerPoint into Interactive E-learning Using Adobe Presenter

Convert PowerPoint into Interactive E-learning Using Adobe Presenter

One of our clients in the manufacturing sector had a requirement of converting their PowerPoint presentations into eLearning courses by adding audio narrations to the PowerPoint slides and publishing them in an authoring tool. Many organizations think in a similar way and do not realize that PowerPoint presentations used during instructor-led training programs cannot automatically turn into eLearning courses just by adding audio narrations to it.

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Make Way for Rapid eLearning – Tips to Getting Started

Make Way for Rapid eLearning - Tips to Getting Started

In the earlier days, developing an eLearning course involves a team of professionals –Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Content Developers, Flash and Multimedia designers and programmers. In addition, it has a longer development cycle around 3-6 months to complete. It involves elaborate storyboarding, numerous rounds of review and iterations and programming to the integrate the content. As a result, more investment and time goes into creating an eLearning course.

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