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What Is eLearning?

Elearning is the delivery of training or education through digital methods. Both the content and delivery are digital, generally accessed via devices or platforms of the learner's choosing. 

 

With today's global and remote workforces, elearning is often the only training option available, as...

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What Is a Subject Matter Expert?

A subject matter expert (SME) is a person who has special skills or knowledge on a particular topic.

 

In the L&D space, an SME usually refers to an employee who possesses expertise that is crucial for the development of learning experiences from which other employees can benefit.

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What Is ADDIE?

ADDIE is an instructional systems design framework that many instructional designers and training developers use to develop courses.

 

The five phases of ADDIE—Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation—together represent a dynamic, flexible guideline for building effective...

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What Is SCORM?

SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model) is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based eLearning products.

 

SCORM provides the communication method and data models that allow eLearning content and an LMS to be able to work together. It tells programmers how to write code...

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What Is Crowdsourced Learning?

Crowdsourced learning is learning content requested, developed, and delivered by a group of individuals not normally tasked with creating learning content. 

 

Crowdsourced learning need not be sourced from a specific set of designated learning and development professionals or instructional...

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What Is a Learning Objective?

A learning objective describes what learners should know or be able to do at the end of the course that they couldn't do before.

 

A learning objective should clearly define the expected outcome of a course in terms of demonstrable skills or knowledge that will be acquired by the learner as a...

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