E-learning methodologies A guide for designing and developing e-learning courses

| January 10, 2017

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The purpose of this guide is to provide detailed guidance on designing and developing an e-learning course for trainers and instructional designers who are new to e-learning design. It also provides basic concepts and information on the processes and resources involved in e-learning development, which might be of interest to capacity-development managers.This guide focuses on formal learning, specifically on structured courses designed to meet job-related training goals.1 It does not address needs assessment or evaluation stages of a training project, but rather the design, development and delivery activities which are specific to e-learning. Its focus is on e-learning solutions suitable for development contexts characterized by technology constraints, such as limited hardware capabilities and low-bandwidth Internet connections.

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Ingenuiti is an industry leading translation and multimedia services provider. Our services translate into better training and communication for corporations and NGOs. We specialize in providing custom eLearning development, translation, content conversion, gamification, graphic design and video animation. Our turnkey solutions optimize user experience and learner engagement and our client tools create real value and efficiencies in workflow, content reviews, and overall management of your training initiatives. Additionally, Ingenuiti is an ISO certified company, ensuring our commitment to quality. It is our passion to enable our clients and partners to achieve training and global communication success.

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