What is the difference between authoring and design in the learning and development process? Can L&D professionals both author and design a course?
Few can take on more work: we’re all at capacity nowadays. So how can you get subject matter experts (SMEs) to help the learning organization? As they are not on your team, how can you get SMEs to take time out of their busy schedules to write content that forms courses which others in your […]
Time is the most precious resource when building courses. The longer the time needed to build and deliver a course, the greater the risk to the organization. Aside from hours lost to productivity in the L&D department, learners are prevented from using their acquired knowledge and skills in their jobs for the benefit of the […]
One of the pain points of building courses is obsoletion: just as you hit the “Publish” button, the clock is counting down to the point at which the information delivered in the course becomes outdated or irrelevant. Thankfully for instructional designers and L&D managers, learning management systems and authoring tools include dynamic “editing” features that allow content […]
According to the ATD 2017 State of the Industry report, sponsored by LinkedIn Learning and Study.com, organizations spent $1,273 per employee in 2016 on direct learning, compared with $1,252 in 2015. The average number of formal learning hours used per employee also grew: 34.1 hours in 2016, up from 33.5 hours in 2015. This is the […]