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How To: Translating Your eLearning and Training Courses

August 04, 2015 Comments

Localizing marketing materials and franchising models is very common as companies enter into markets around the globe. However, when expanding into foreign territories, translation shouldn't be limited to marketing materials. Translating your eLearning and training courses is necessary to develop yo...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
eLearning, eLearning Translation, Training Manual Translation
Mobile Applications for Language Preservation

May 18, 2015 Comments

Mobilegeddon is in full swing and companies are scrambling to make sure their content is mobile friendly. Mobile application translation and localization are necessary for companies to reach a global audience. The statistics of mobile users worldwide is growing at rapid pace, but mobile apps could ...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
mobile language application, mobile application translation, mobile application localization
eLearning Localization: Localizing for Multiple Cultures/Countries

June 19, 2012 Comments

As we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, we typically adapt elearning courses by analyzing content, instructional approach, and course technology/media to determine (a) how each aligns to learners’ preferences and expectations, and (b) how we can make adaptations that are critical to the achievement of...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
Cultures, Localization, Translation, eLearning, Online courses
eLearning Localization: Multicultural or Multiple Cultures?

May 08, 2012 Comments

Frequently in the U.S., when we talk about culture, we are speaking of what we commonly refer to as diversity. For most Americans, the term diversity reflects the socio-cultural makeup of our workplace. However, when GPI speaks of localization, we are typically referring to adapting educational ma...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
Cultures, Localization, Translation, eLearning, Online courses
The Key to eLearning Localization Success: Customer Acceptance!

April 11, 2012 Comments

In our previous blogs, we talked about the cultural limitations in various elearning platforms and what we could do to overcome them. Today, we would like to talk to you about an unanticipated cultural challenge – customers! Let us explain. When the U.S. Peace Corps recruits volunteers for its ove...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
elearning, Globalization, Localization, DTP, Culture
Challenges of eLearning Localization with Synchronous eLearning

February 21, 2012 Comments

As mentioned in our previous two blogs, there are cultural limitations in asynchronous learning platforms that can inhibit the achievement of equitable learning outcomes. We first discussed the online platforms, such as Blackboard and WebCTused by many universities. Organizations use these to presen...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
elearning, Globalization, Localization, DTP, Culture
eLearning and Localization – An Education

February 14, 2012 Comments

This blog will focus on eLearning localization, its evolution from a simple educational experiment to a dynamic, virtual training platform with a global target audience. Blame it on the rise of globalization, but companies are focusing more and more on the localization of their training courses and...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
elearning, Globalization, Localization, DTP, Culture
The Localization Challenges of Self-Paced eLearning

January 30, 2012 Comments

What distinguishes the translation and localization needs for self-paced eLearning from those of the asynchronous university models? The fact that there is no instructor, ever! Instead, course designers must create self-paced courses as if there were an instructor, which place additional demands o...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
elearning, Globalization, Localization, DTP, Culture, Multimedia, Translation, L10N
Localization challenges in translating eLearning content

January 23, 2012 Comments

eLearning localization goes beyond technology and images. We look at each eLearning course from one of the most important perspectives; from that of the targeted learners. Why? Because your goal - and ours - is to ensure that your courses deliver equitable learning outcomes for all users, no matter ...

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Category:
eLearning
Tags:
elearning, Globalization, Localization, DTP, Culture

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