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Converting Legacy eLearning courses to Articulate Rise – Read Before You Do It

Articulate Rise, the new online authoring tool, is gaining momentum since it has been launched. It can be a major player in driving eLearning demand for multi-device/mobile learning in 2017. It carries brand value from its predecessors Storyline and Storyline 2. Since the beginning of 2017, we have received many enquiries to check ‘feasibility’ of…

Instructional Designer’s View on Articulate 360 Rise

Over the last decade, a significant number and variety of eLearning course development tools have emerged. The prominent eLearning authoring tools we use today are Articulate Storyline, Lectora, Captivate, Elucidat, etc. for custom eLearning as well as multi-device eLearning. Every tool has its utility based on what eLearning requirement it suits for. Time and Instructional…

Section 508 and WCAG – Compliances to Increase Accessibility in Elearning

Section 508 and WCAG compliances in corporate eLearning development follow learner-centered approach to ensure your course is accessible to all. Section 508 and WCAG compliances to increase eLearning accessibility. eLearning courses are not completely accessible to hearing or visually impaired learners – they miss-out some or major portion of the course content. And brings the need to create eLearning courses for differently abled learners. So as a learning designer we should know the challenges that Differently Abled Learners face while accessing the content.

Top Instructional Design Trends for 2017

In this blog, we will explore Top Instructional Design Trends for 2017. 2016 was an amazing year for Instructional Designers with respect to the innovations, adaptability and change we have witnessed in different aspects of eLearning course design. This is a result of continuous process of evaluation of existing approaches, standards and styles.

Soon Elearning Will Be A Thing of the Past!

Recent studies on eLearning courses being developed and own eLearning vendor management experiences suggest that the dynamics causing this setback is the surge of new breed of eLearning service providers and freelancers. Generally, the more number of suppliers bring more competitive efficiency, but this positive development has a chick; the incompetency.

My recent interactions with industry experts from different parts of the world has made me write about the increasing negative perception on eLearning effectiveness.

Majority of the elearning suppliers lag behind in proper implementations of Section 508, mLearning, micro learning, SCORM etc. and handling issues related to elearning course deployment on LMS.

Incorporating Infographics in eLearning

Infographics are one of the best visual tools to hook learner’s attention and convey message effectively. It presents well chunked content with relevant graphics to help learners understand the content in less time and retain for a longer duration. Declutter the screen with irrelevant images, graphics and heavy on-screen text. And your 50% job is done. Yes, it’s just that. Whether it is custom eLearning, rapid eLearning, mobile learning or even microlearning; Relevancy is the key. And incorporating infographics in eLearning can take your eLearning courses to the next level. In this blog, we will highlight the relevancy of infographics in eLearning.

Does Outsourcing eLearning/Online Training development Make Sense?

Creating interactive eLearning content with instructional design values need expert skills and competencies. The in-house eLearning development team may not be competent enough to deliver eLearning projects as expected or the in-house team may not have expertise in all the areas required in the complete cycle of eLearning development. So outsourcing eLearning projects can cut down your chase and save significant time and money. However, selecting a capable eLearning vendor is a challenge in itself.

Augmented Reality – A New Dawn of Possibilities in Online Training / eLearning

The concept of augmenting the real world by virtual data has started in late 1970s. In 1990, Augmented Reality (AR) was coined by Tom Caudell. Since then, Augmented Reality has been adopted by few large corporations for visualization and training purposes. In this blog, we will discuss the Five possible areas where you can apply augmented reality to enhance training results. Cost-effectiveness and simplicity of application are the two most important parameters to check in every possibility.