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Online Learning Catalog

Have an online learning need? Our team can effectively adapt your existing content into an online curriculum, or work with you to create the content from the ground up, using best-practice instructional-design techniques. Award-winning instructional and media designer Adele Sommers, Ph.D. ensures that every project achieves the very best possible results.

Use the links below to jump to the descriptions and samples of our current online learning products and services. Because client projects are typically proprietary, you can instead view full versions of generic demonstration projects that were created using Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio Pro, and Adobe Captivate. After viewing the information on this page, please contact us with any questions you might have regarding how we can support your very next project!

 

 

Learning Services Overview

Description Take the Tour!
This Learning Services Overview provides an in-depth, interactive tour of many samples that appear on this page, plus others. It includes a summary of four variations of training design, along with the time and cost to produce them.

Developed in Articulate Storyline, this project also embodies content from Articulate Studio, Adobe Captivate, and various animation tools. The content plays on mobile devices, as well.

We can use similar techniques to showcase your material — the possibilities are endless!
Walk through the highlights and examples at your own pace, and easily return to where you left off!

Learning Services Overview
 
 

Self-Paced Multimedia Training

Product or Service Pricing Samples
Multimedia training can take the form of Flash, HTML5, and mobile-compatible modules that blend text, graphics, audio, and video.

Self-paced training enables learners to explore a topic in depth, at their convenience, through a combination of flexible, media-rich elements.

With many customizable styles and color schemes available, this type of training is ideal for many purposes.
Pricing varies, depending on availability of ready-to-use content and media. Our rates are $75–$125 per hour.

Contact us
for a needs assessment and an estimate.
This goal-setting example shows a short section of an in-depth course on how to define, measure, and carry out goals...

Self-Paced Multimedia Training Examples
 
 

Presentations & Web Seminars

Product or Service Pricing Samples
Presentations for in-person events and webinars are your opportunities to make a lasting first impression!

We can easily design presentations and handout materials for both in-person and online events, thereby multiplying your professional reach. All can be delivered in replay mode.
Pricing is based on the amount of content to be developed and types of media involved, and whether or not a replay mode is desired. Basic presentation example in self-paced replay mode
This second example is a two-part presentation delivered to the Project Management Institute on how using smart information-design techniques greatly improves project outcomes.

It illustrates leading-edge practices for creating crystal-clear content and designing ideal user experiences.
We can flexibly customize the replay modes for your needs.

Contact us
for a needs assessment and an estimate!
Longer presentation example in self-paced replay mode
 
 

Immersive Learning Adventures

Product or Service Pricing Samples
Immersion-style adventures, with multiple branching options, let learners interact with real-world scenarios, problems, or challenges to hone critical-thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

This example, recreated in Articulate Storyline, originally earned an APEX Grand Award in the Competition for Publication Excellence in 2011. This version previews selected scenes.

We can create similarly engaging and challenge-rich opportunities for your learners!
Pricing is based on complexity, the amount of content to be developed, and types of media involved.

All multimedia customizations are separate.

Contact us
for a needs assessment and an estimate.
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Example of an immersion-based adventure
 
 

Specialized Quizzes & Surveys

Product or Service Pricing Samples
Specialized quizzes and surveys offer countless creative avenues for producing unique training programs and marketing campaigns.

This whimsical Product & Service Quiz was created in Storyline 2. It asks a series of questions, and then creates a customized, downloadable report that contains feedback and advice. There are limitless creative and fun variations on this approach!
Pricing is based on complexity, the amount of content to be developed, and types of media involved.

All multimedia customizations will be factored in separately.
The Product & Service Quiz is
a self-assessment example...

A space-themed self-assessment on product and service value
We custom-design rich, slide-based, interactive marketing videos to tell unique, compelling stories that grab and sustain viewer attention.

The Treasure Hunt Video (at right) combines the unexpected — drama, humor, adventure, and whimsy — to enliven the more abstract subject of business performance. At the end, it invites the viewer to take a Treasure Hunt Quiz.
Pricing is based on complexity, the amount of content to be developed, and types of media involved.

All multimedia customizations will be factored in separately.
Below is the adventure-themed Treasure Hunt Video...

Example of an adventure-based marketing video
 
 

Multimedia Customizations

Product or Service Pricing Samples
Customizations include voice overs; graphic design; video editing; sound recording and editing; stock image search, selection, and licensing; and music search, selection, and licensing $75–$125 per hour, plus any licensing fees for stock audio & visual media
(See a variety of customizations in the examples above)
 
 

Curriculum Design & Development

Product or Service Pricing Samples
Curriculum development typically involves the phases and tasks below to produce a complete program for your organization. We typically use:
  • A needs assessment phase to:
    • Research performance gaps
    • Review business, training goals
    • Analyze audience characteristics
    • Produce an outline and proposal
  • An implementation phase to:
    • Design, storyboard, & prototype
    • Create or locate media assets
    • Develop and render the content
    • Create user guides and job aids
    • Test (alpha, beta, & end user)
    • Approve & roll out deliverables
    • Train managers and participants
  • A maintenance phase for post-delivery follow-up and support

In short, we use our best-practice, instructional-design techniques to:
  • Adapt your content for e-learning
  • Adapt content for blended learning by mixing methods and modes, or
  • Create new content from scratch, as your project objectives dictate!
Pricing is based on complexity, the amount and types of content to be developed or adapted, and the phases and tasks involved.

All multimedia customizations will be factored in separately.

Contact us
for a needs assessment and an estimate!
We can deliver your modules as individual, self-contained units using traditional-style players (see sample images below) or as fully custom-branded courses.

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