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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
Website Translation Tips and Best Practices

March 21, 2012 Comments

Our translation agency GPI has released its newly updated research report series on Website Globalization and e-Business. The reports are a collection of language, culture and website globalization facts by country. The newly updated reports for 2012 are available in PDF format and are free to down...

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Category:
Country Specific
Tags:
Globalization, Localization, Resources, Website Translation, 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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