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The e‐learning marketplace is evolving. Many organizations use rapid e‐learning development tools today, and instructional designers often need to upgrade their marketable skill‐sets as applied to e‐learning. We gathered survey and interview data from academic and corporate samples of instructional designers and e‐learning developers to investigate which features of rapid e‐learning development tools they value and why. Results suggest that formal education and organizational support are needed to help them become competent and marketable e‐learning practitioners.

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This is the peer reviewed version of the following article:

Giacumo, L.A.; Chyung, S.Y.; Campbell, I.A.; Bilkey, A. & Gibson, E. (2018). Educational and Environmental Support for Novice E‐Learning Developers. Performance Improvement, 57(5), 6-19.

which has been published in final form at doi: 10.1002/pfi.21766. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.