10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

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Yet, many associations continue to have staff and volunteer subject matter experts (SMEs) design and develop online learning programs because that’s been the default mode of operation. To provide a more engaging and effective learning experience for your online students, consider outsourcing instructional design. What Instructional Designers Do. 10 Reasons for Outsourcing Instructional Design. Curriculum design. Instructional practices.

What If Your Association Can’t Afford an Instructional Designer?

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Now, the bad news: you didn’t get the budget to hire a professional to design and develop the course. What are your options if your association can’t afford an instructional designer? You won’t necessarily save money in the long-run by handling instructional design yourself. It’s not always cheaper when you factor in how much time it takes staff to do what professional instructional designers can do much faster.

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10 Types of eLearning Assessments for Your Courses

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Either way, we’d guess it looked quite different from the eLearning assessment types we’re going to discuss today. When it comes to eLearning assessments, there is a wide range of possibilities when it comes to interactivity and engagement. What is an eLearning assessment?

Transitioning from SCORM to xAPI

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On October 5 th , 2017, the Department of Defense announced that its eLearning curricula would adhere to xAPI standards rather than the more traditional SCORM standards of the eLearning industry. Although I don’t expect instructional designers to leap from their desk chairs and start dancing in glee, the Department of Defense’s statement is an important symbol of change in the industry. Some SCORM authoring tools promise to do just that.

What Does an eLearning Consultant Do? The Complete Guide

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An eLearning consultant can help you answer this question and more. Through that work, we’ve seen the common questions that associations face when it comes to hiring an eLearning consultant— and now, we’re here to answer them: What is an eLearning consultant? Course authoring.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

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Before getting started with using eLearning tools for your education or certification programs, it is important to know the difference between the different tools used to create, develop, and deliver eLearning content. There are a multitude of different tools available to instructional designers and eLearning developers, and it is important to consider which tools will help you to achieve the desired learning objectives and outcomes for your courses.

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