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3 Ways To Design Training That Drives Results
Everyone in the eLearning industry knows that training needs to not only produce learning but also put that learning into action. Training is only useful if it leads to performance improvement and specific, measurable results. But how can you ensure that happens? Isn’t it out of your control once that employee completes the training?
Accessibility: Making It a Priority, Not an Afterthought
Today almost 26% of adults in the United States live with some sort of disability. That is why, more than ever before, it has become critical to develop accessible learning solutions.
Universal design principles and accessibility standards like the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) make it possible to reduce barriers and make content available to a diverse range of learners. These learners can include people with physical disabilities like those who are blind or deaf and those with cognitive impairments like ADHD, Autism, and Dyslexia.
7 Steps to Selecting the Right eLearning Vendor
Finding the right eLearning partner can be stressful and time consuming. In our latest eBook, written by d'Vinci President Mason Scuderi and me, we breakdown seven-steps to simplify the selection process and hear advice from corporate leaders on the qualities to look for in a potential vendor.
eBook: Navigating the Learning Ecosystem
Is Digital Learning the New eLearning?
This was a recent topic among our team members at d’Vinci. The result was a surprising consensus that the term “digital learning” should be used differently than the term “eLearning.”
The Difference between eLearning and Digital Learning
According to our team members, digital learning should only be used when referring to the learner’s perspective. The digital learner participates in digital learning by consuming digital content, using digital tools and engaging in digital experiences.
Navigating the Learning Ecosystem
Understanding your learning ecosystem is the first step in creating impactful and successful training programs. Your organization’s learning ecosystem is a combination of your organization, learners and need jointly guiding you to the training solution and delivery methods.
Learn more in our online guide that I presented to peers at ATD.
Best Practices for Selecting an eLearning Development Company
3 Reasons to Choose a Custom Learning Solution (Other Than Budget)
There are many decisions learning leaders must make. One of the tougher decisions is determining when to acquire a pre-built learning solution or invest in developing a custom solution.
There are a number of considerations in a choice like this, but one of the biggest factors is always budget. In general, you will spend more time and money on a custom approach, and in some cases, the value is worth the increased investment.
How to Use a Creative Brief for Learning Organizations
Upgrading Your Educational Website to Drupal 8 or 9
As the end of 2021 comes into view, it's time for Drupal 7 users to start planning their upgrade to Drupal 8 or Drupal 9.
With Drupal 7 reaching end-of-life in November 2022, upgrading early is the best way to avoid the security vulnerabilities that come with unsupported software and take advantage of improvements to backend modules, faster page load speeds and a more user-friendly content management interface.
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