From tight deadlines to budget constraints, developers face many challenges when creating eLearning courses. With a survey from Rapp and Defelice claiming that over half of eLearning professionals take the role of both designer and developer, eLearning teams need a way of speeding up the development process, without sacrificing the quality of their courses. That's where custom branded eLearning templates step in.Read More
A storyboard is said to be “a map that guides eLearning professionals through every twist and turn of their eLearning course design”. Storyboards improve efficiency, allowing you to confirm the finer details before build, and are a great way to communicate ideas to stakeholders. There are many ways to storyboard for eLearning, but we think there are 7 best practices you should follow no matter how you choose to storyboard your eLearning course:Read More
Well, technically the title should read “The A, B… Gs of the eLearning Content Development Phase”. The acronyms, of course, standing for “Alpha”, “Beta” and “Gold”.
Regardless of the names, I wanted to talk about what each of these stages of eLearning content development involves. And believe me; in my experience as project manager, designer and developer, I’ve seen the full array: Alpha, Beta, Beta2, Pre-Gold, Gold, Gold2… Is it possible to stop this madness?!Read More
There’s a lot of discussion about gamification in eLearning at the moment. But what is gamification and what does it mean in an eLearning context? Does it imply we are all going to learn new health and safety rules by playing a version of Angry Birds?Read More
Storyboards are an eLearning project’s best friend! As an Instructional Designer, Content Developer and now, eLearning Project Manager I’ve been fortunate to see the benefits of a solid eLearning storyboard from all angles of eLearning content development initiative. Regardless of which medium you use, be it Word or PowerPoint, or some other format, these 5 essential components should be in there somewhere. So let’s talk about each one and arm you with the information you need to make you successful!Read More