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eLearning: Interactive vs. Engaging

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by Sally Cox    People love to talk about how they want their eLearning courses to be interactive, but to be really effective eLearning, it has to do more than just interact with the learner; it has to engage them.    Just as you would review with students in a traditional classroom, it's equally important to review with them in an eLearning course.

Make Your eLearning Personal

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The way in which an eLearning course is written (including the script for the narration) can sometimes be the source of debate between developers and SME’s/clients. Opinions are often divided when asked if it is better to write in a formal rather than conversational style. But what does the research say? What’s better for learning? […].

eLearning Trends of 2016

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As the year ends, we look back at three eLearning trends of 2016. eLearning Trends: Gamification. eLearning Trends: Social Learning. Another trend that was critically important in 2016 per eLearning articles and bloggers was social learning. eLearning Trends: Mobile Learning. The post eLearning Trends of 2016 appeared first on Knowledge Direct.

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eLearning Coffee Breaks - Episode 2

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Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development

The Worst eLearning Course Ever

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This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning. You can help keep bad eLearning away from your association. You read the title correctly. What follows is a combination of things that give Digitec-ies nightmares and headaches. Instead, I built a monster course  that showcases a number of these violations in all of their infamy.

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eLearning: Attention, Attention!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        A few years ago I wrote about the  perfect playtime for an eLearning lesson (or module). "  In my  eLearning 101: Introduction to eLearning  class, I discuss learner attention span and refer often to the domestic goldfish.  What kind of attention span are you seeing with your eLearning?

What is Responsive eLearning?

Upside Learning

Responsive eLearning has been around for at least a couple of years now and everyone should be pretty much clear about what it is. thought so too, till I saw some examples on different websites being passed as responsive eLearning while they were clearly not. eLearning Responsive eLearningYou’ll wonder why this topic now. So, what do […].

Designing your eLearning Project

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When I first began creating eLearning modules some time ago, I often struggled to come up with ideas for taking content and transforming it into something that was both a good learning experience and also looked appealing. know it’s a challenge that’s faced by many ID’s but particularly those who are new to the […].

Get an Exclusive Articulate Storyline Game Show Template from eLearning Brothers

Download one of the most popular game templates from eLearning Brothers with a look and feel exclusively made for eLearning Learning subscribers! eLearning Brothers creates awesome templates and assets to help you look like an eLearning Rockstar

Dense eLearning Isn’t Smart

Association eLearning

That’s not something you want to see in the feedback for your association’s eLearning. Luckily, there are ways to make eLearning more digestible, regardless of the subject matter. Think of your eLearning as a pool. Only include essential content in your eLearning. Make a series of short eLearning offerings rather than one big one. What is Density? Tweet This!

eLearning: Development Phases Infographic

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Curious about how to get started with eLearning? Check out our Getting Started with eLearning course. learning eLearning mLearning Need to explain the process to a new client? Keep this chart handy. Click the image below to view larger and save.)   Feeling inspired?

Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

Association eLearning

Once again Gamification tops the list of eLearning trends for 2016, as more training departments and continuing education providers seek new methods to engage learners and increase retention. During these discussions I asked, “what aspects or features are you looking for in an LMS? What excites you?” These top 5 features are gaining popularity in 2016 and beyond. Gamification. Going Mobile.

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Effective eLearning Design

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When it comes to eLearning (also known as multimedia learning), the challenge is how to best present information in such a way that it does not overload the known limits of working memory and allows for […]. Adult Learning Principles eLearning Design design eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course motivation online learning

Get an Exclusive Articulate Storyline Game Show Template from eLearning Brothers

Download one of the most popular game templates from eLearning Brothers with a look and feel exclusively made for eLearning Learning subscribers! eLearning Brothers creates awesome templates and assets to help you look like an eLearning Rockstar

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

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Our 2016 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. ” We’re putting this in here out of respect for WCW visionary David Wipperfurth, who claims that no one has done real gamification yet in eLearning. At the big eLearning conferences this year, roughly 50% of sessions and exhibitor booths were focused on either xAPI or Badges. eventually.

3 Questions to Consider Before Developing New eLearning

Association eLearning

Developing new eLearning is a big undertaking. Why are you considering developing this eLearning? eLearning courses do not exist in a vacuum; they’re designed to address needs, wants, and requirements. It would be great to have unlimited time and resources for creating the best eLearning humanly possible. Related questions include: Is it mandatory training? Let me know.

Celebrating 50 eLearning Best Practices

eLearning Brothers

This article marks my fiftieth publication on the eLearning Brothers blog. Come follow along this summary post where I highlight the top 50 eLearning best practices and insights I’ve covered over the past year. These writings have provided unforgettable opportunities to explore the amazing world of eLearning. Use eLearning templates to minimize the amount of repetitive work.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary. For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. Had your fill of alphabet soup?

How to Choose the Best eLearning Authoring Tool!

eLearning evangelist at Adobe Systems, as she shares some helpful and time saving insights that will enable you to take an informed decision in selecting an appropriate tool for eLearning or mLearning authoring Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr.

Tips to Test Your eLearning

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Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design elearning development instructional design online learning rapid eLearning storyline technology“A stitch in time saves nine”, one of those classic old sayings that defies social, technological and spiritual upheavals and constantly rings true.

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eLearning Adoption at NRMA

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One of the great joys of my role here at B Online Learning, is when I get to work with individuals, groups or companies who are starting an eLearning journey and my role is to help them start. With so many projects or business change initiatives the first step is the hardest part, it contains […].

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Predicting ROI with eLearning

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You probably want to ensure that eLearning ROI will be high enough for your company. The post Predicting ROI with eLearning appeared first on. eLearning

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

Web Courseworks

Last December, we placed some of eLearning’s most interesting trends on the hype curve. Now that we are over halfway through 2016, we felt it was time to reflect on how well our predictions played out here at Web Courseworks as well as the eLearning industry. Gamification – eLearning Learning covers the eight best practices for designing gamified eLearning experiences.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

And for good reason as it has many advantages:  It offers a breadth of course topics, relevant to many, and readily available.  It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  OTS courseware relieves overburdened trainers and human resource managers of. Seven Simple Secrets to. You’re.

The Beneficial Bonds of eLearning and Retention

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The post The Beneficial Bonds of eLearning and Retention appeared first on. eLearning do employees remember eLearning courses? eLearning and brain retention eLearning and retention rates remembering eLearning training programsNo one doubts training is a worthwhile pursuit. But it also needs to pay off. And in order to pay off, employees must remember their training long enough for it to affect job performance. There are many steps you can take to help boost retention. By far the most important concept  to understand is how [.].

eLearning: The Role of Images

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sean Stoker    Are the slides that make up your eLearning lessons text-heavy? Images are an often overlooked component of a good eLearning course. Sadly, when images are added to eLearning, they often have little to do with the content being presented or, just as sad, are of poor quality. Looking to learn to create your own eLearning? learning eLearning

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eLearning Authoring Tool Capability

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Since joining B Online Learning at the start of 2013 my world view of eLearning development practice and more importantly the capability of the so called rapid development technologies has changed. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design online learning rapid authoring tools storyline

When Should You Use Video in eLearning?

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And, videos make a great addition to eLearning courses. First things first, don’t include a video just to add some pizazz to your eLearning course. Sometimes the best way to deliver a powerful message from the organization’s leadership team is by including a brief video in an eLearning course. The post When Should You Use Video in eLearning? Not always. disagree.

Quality Control process for E-Learning

Here are a few examples of standards for elearning courses:  Use the organization’s approved template and color schemes (Developers may. appear in an online course. A few resources are listed here:  The Ultimate eLearning Course Design Checklist. GUIDE TO CREATING A. QUALITY ASSURANCE. PROCESS. FRESH EYE REVIEWS. 401 S. LASALLE ST., 1600M. CHICAGO, IL 60605. 312-772-1777. process.

10 Ways ELearning Maximizes ROI

Origin Learning

Learning 10 Ways ELearning Maximizes ROI Delivers Personalized learning ELearning Maximizes ROI elearning Minimizes the time away from the job elearning Saves Money elearning Saves Time Highly Flexible elearning Maximizes ROI Ways to Maximizes ROI in elearning There was a time when training was seen as a necessary evil. Circa 2015. Saves Money.

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Mobile Learning Versus ELearning

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There was once a time when the term “elearning” encompassed what we know today as mobile learning. Now the distinction isn’t as fuzzy as people generally have an understanding of what constitutes elearning versus what constitutes mobile learning. elearning mlearningThere are other factors that make learning distinctly different between these two areas.

7 Ways to Create Engaging eLearning Using Articulate Storyline

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Take a look at these suggestions to create engaging eLearning from the Articulate community. 1.  Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design storyline

Best eLearning Resources of 2014

eLearning Brothers

The past year has been fantastic for eLearning Brothers, and we hope you have had a great year too! If you happened to meet with us personally at an eLearning Conferences this year, you know that we released tons of great eLearning products in 2014: eLearning Stock. eLearning Course Starters. Improvements/updates to our eLearning Templates.

What's New In Adobe Captivate 9!

Adobe eLearning Evangelist, as she showcases the latest features & enhancements in the all-new Adobe Captivate 9. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr. You will learn about the stellar features of this release along with Captivate Draft –the new storyboarding app

Top 3 Reasons for Replacing eLearning Providers

Upside Learning

The latest Brandon Hall Report is a revelation for all who are interested in the eLearning outsourcing landscape. It breaks some myths that had so far clouded the path towards outsourcing, one of the popular one was that cost drives eLearning outsourcing. eLearning eLearning Outsourcing eLearning Providers Replacing eLearning ProvidersOn the contrary the study found that quality, innovation, trust etc. play the […].