eLearning Development Classes Offered Now
eLearning development professionals create digital education material outside of a traditional classroom. Since it is flexible and easy to access anytime, anywhere; many industries are utilizing this method of teaching and learning. You will find eLearning classes being used in a variety of industries globally, such as, higher education programs, mandated food safety training, cyber security best practices, corporate leadership training, and many more. As a result, careers in eLearning development are being created in new spaces everyday.
The demand for eLearning development professionals is growing.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that an additional 18,900 jobs are projected in the next 10 years, with an increasing job growth of 9% for skilled eLearning development professionals. While most eLearning professionals have earned a Bachelor’s degree, having the right skills is also key to success.
It’s important for eLearning development professionals to have a combination of soft skills such as communication, collaboration, and time management. Successful eLearning development professionals also demonstrate skills such as project management, web development, digital marketing and graphic design.
Most importantly, eLearning development professionals must master the technologies that are used to develop eLearning classes. That’s where Articulate Storyline 360 and Adobe Captivate come into play. These are two of the most popular programs for developing eLearning courses on the market, right now. Aspiring eLearning developers have to know how to use these programs.
Both programs provide ways to incorporate voiceover, video, graphics and artwork, interactions, and knowledge checks. They also make it easy to design for use on various devices including mobile devices. One of the major ways they differ is the way in which they work with other programs, such as, Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Photoshop.
So do you have the skills to build a successful career as an eLearning development professional?
Throughout this blog we listed a variety of job skills eLearning development professionals need to be successful. Whether you are already working in the field or looking to kick start your career, the Digital Workshop Center is here to help you gain those job skills. This fall the DWC is offering eLearning development classes in Articulate Storyline 360 and Adobe Captivate. Classes are offered in both private and public, group format and lead by expert eLearning development instructor, Kimberly Fields. There’s no doubt you will be gain the skills you need to create outstanding eLearning courses for any industry. Talk to a student advisor to develop a training plan designed to match your career goals!