Instructional design approaches and authoring tools generally embed a certain structure and flow in the resulting eLearning. This creates problems when a designer wants to repurpose content for a different set of learning objectives, or for a different instructional strategy. An extended learning content management system avoids these issues. Read about this concept here!
by Joe Ganci
The eLearning Guild has just published a new research report, Rapid eLearning Authoring. The report provides an analysis of the top seven tools used by thousands of Guild members. Joe Ganci, the report author, offers you a handy table that summarizes the key features of the current versions of those top-seven tools, including best uses and cost.
How can an instructional designer (ID) leverage social interaction online to engage learners, increase exchange and dialogue, and get better results, without losing the purposeful focus provided by an instructor or traditional course content and structure? Here is an approach that you can adapt to your requirements.
by Lee Stayton
Corporate universities usually focus on training employees and managers within the corporation. However, for manufacturers, the extended organization – dealers, resellers, and other partners – has a critical role. If the partners don’t know how to sell and service the products, the manufacturer will fail. Here’s how one company made eLearning a key part of its strategic plan.
by Judy Katz
Overcoming objections is an important part of making any eLearning initiative successful. However, eLearning’s long history provides plenty of lessons learned that you can use to make the case. Here are some successful tactics you can use to deal with these objections.
by Rick Wilson
Anyone and everyone seems to be creating content for learning, but how well is that content put together? To have a successful “open door” policy on content creation, we need a strategy to ensure orderliness in our messy world of learning. Part one of three parts on how to build that strategy.
The corporate environment presents many challenges to successful eLearning implementation. However, academic institutions have generally been very successful with eLearning. Are there lessons for corporate eLearning in the experience of higher education? Here are some best practices and practical suggestions to consider.