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eLearning: Interactive vs. Engaging

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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

B Online Learning

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? […].

Mobile Learning Versus ELearning

LearnDash

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.

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.

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

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 […].

The Worst eLearning Course Ever

Association eLearning

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?

eLearning Adoption at NRMA

B Online Learning

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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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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eLearning: Quick Tips for Engaging the Learner

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

often use the word "fun" when I describe eLearning--we're not talking balloons and unicorns here. Here are some easy ways to add interaction to your eLearning courses. I am using Articulate Storyline in my examples below, but these principles will work with any eLearning application. eLearningAdd a Navigation Bar. Learners can access other sections easily.

eLearning Blunders

B Online Learning

This post was inspired by David Anderson’s eLearning challenge #32: Death, Taxes and E-Learning Mistakes. The purpose of the challenge was to highlight blunders found in eLearning courses and Articulate Community members provided many great examples of what […]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools Blunder: a stupid or careless mistake.

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.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

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.

Seven musts for creating effective elearning

Challenge to Learn

Many new eLearning authors create eLearning with a presentation (PowerPoint) mindset. This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules. also created an eLearning module with more background information, There is a link to that full free module at the end of the page. In eLearning smaller is better.

Designing your eLearning Project

B Online Learning

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 […].

Effective eLearning Design

B Online Learning

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

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?

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.

ELearning and MLearning Differences

LearnDash

There was a time roughly 10 years ago or so when the concept of elearning was pretty straight-forward. Whenever someone mentioned “elearning” you generally knew what they were referring to. For all intents and purposes I think it’s fine to group mlearning with elearning. When you boil it down, mobile learning is technically just a form of elearning.

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!

6 Popular Trends in ELearning

LearnDash

The elearning industry is constantly in flux. When it comes to elearning and learning management systems there are a handful of tools & techniques that are very much in vogue. If you happen to know of some additional elearning trends then do not hesitate to share them in the comments below! Current ELearning Trends You Should Know. elearningReference: exult.

eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Previously we dug into the alphabet soup of eLearning terms and acronyms. The post eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms appeared first on Knowledge Direct. But you weren’t full. You asked for seconds. So, here are some of the additional terms you wanted to defined. This model is broken up into 5 phases: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation.

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

Traditional training approaches—whether in the classroom or via eLearning—have. Classroom or eLearning events Net new knowledge Continuous Microlearning: Push and Pull More knowledge. Traditional “one and done” training sessions—whether in the classroom or via eLearning— have proven largely ineffective in helping employees retain the knowledge they need. About Axonify.14 Blunt.

eLearning: Designing for Every Learner

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you'd like to attend some awesome  3-hour mini courses  that focus on eLearning,  check these out.   e-learning eLearningby Sally Cox    In my fantasy world, every learner who takes one of my courses would be tech savvy; and I'd be able to try lots of cool new things to keep them interested. Consistency. Navigation. Color.

Introduction to Personalized ELearning

LearnDash

The expectations of elearning today have come a long way since it was first introduced. In the past it wasn’t uncommon for an elearning module to simply have some generic text in a PowerPoint-type format. Fast-forward to today and people demand more out of the elearning programs, and they should. elearning instructional designUse relevant examples and scenarios.

Tips to Test Your eLearning

B Online Learning

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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2016 Corporate ELearning Trends

LearnDash

One of the things I love about elearning is that it spans across so many industries and forms of technology. You can find elearning in early educational settings like grade-school, higher education at the universities, the non-profit sector, and for-profit organizations. Wherever you go you can find elearning courses as they become a staple in the way we learn. elearning

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

The Corporate eLearning. About the Corporate eLearning Consortium 36. techniques and tips during the entire selection process.”. - New manager on using the Consortium’s online Toolkit for Managers Advice provided by the Corporate eLearning Consortium. Charles Jennings in association with the Corporate eLearning Consortium. In-Focus. Report. Supported by. 70+20+10=100.

eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

Association eLearning

What do you picture when you hear the word “eLearning”? Chances are everyone thinks of something slightly different, based on their personal experiences. I’d like to share my first impressions of it, from back before I’d ever heard of “eLearning.” That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it. Kid Meets Computer Games. That didn’t matter.

Is Your Organization Ready for eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

The value of eLearning is abundantly apparent to those of us working in the training and development industry. However, while we see the benefits and advantages of using eLearning, that doesn’t always mean that an organization is ready to embrace eLearning with open arms. You have the budget to support eLearning design, delivery, and tracking.

Elearning, e-learning and eLearning: What’s in a word?

Docebo

How do you talk about elearning (or e-learning, or elearn) in 2016? No one knows how to spell elearning. Upon joining the company, I learned very quickly how passionate my colleagues around the world can be about one very simple, but very important word: elearning. learning Vs. Elearning: To hyphenate or not to hyphenate. Or would you? Or is it e-learning ?

Where ELearning is Headed

LearnDash

In a recent interview I was asked where I think the elearning industry is headed in the years to come. While I would never claim to be all knowing about the movements in the elearning industry, I do have an eye for spotting trends over time. Now, the elearning industry is pretty massive. But still, where do I think elearning is headed? Mobile Learning Poised To Dominate.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

1 kineo.com info@mplus.kineo.com 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. eLearning has a bad. Living up to the Promise of eLearning: CLOSING THE LEARNING-DOING GAP A FAILED PROMISE 2 kineo.com info@mplus.kineo.com 312-846-6656 OUTCOMES VS CONTENT Part of the problem might be that we’ve.

eLearning: Development Phases Infographic

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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?

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

number of these company leaders are interested in investing in eLearning, or online learning. What holds them back is the unknown about eLearning’s return on investment. The good news is that there are clear-cut answers to most questions regarding the confusing subject of ROI of eLearning. Does eLearning have a good ROI? Measuring the Initial Investment of eLearning.

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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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7 ELearning Traps to Avoid

LearnDash

Anyone who sets out to create an elearning course does so with the best intentions. But this does not always happen. I am sure that at some point you have had a poor elearning experience. Videos are Too Long – Using videos in elearning is a great way to vary the delivery method of course content, but when they are too long they start to lose effectiveness.

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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

The Importance of eLearn Source Files

B Online Learning

In the time that I have been working in the eLearning industry (about 20 years), I have noticed one truth from the clients side and that is that content vendors come and content vendors go. This is not a bad thing of course, unless you’re a content vendor on the ‘going’ side of the equation, […].

eLearning Trends for 2016 – Players in the Realm

Upside Learning

Can’t we say that eLearning a realm in itself? And if anything, eLearning has been around way longer and has been evolving rapidly. eLearning eLearning trends eLearning Trends 2016 eLearning Trends For 2016Realm? You might think. Isn’t it something more associated with games, comics and superhero movies? Well, theoretically yes. But, look at this from a different angle. Newer technologies, devices, and budding concepts […].

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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.

eLearning Authoring Tool Capability

B Online Learning

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

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

Brain Science Makes eLearning More Fuel-Efficient Recent developments in brain science have identified cognitive learning strategies that. When the LMS isn’t Enough How to Turbocharge Your LMS and Improve. Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. The LMS is running out of gas.3 The LMS doesn’t have enough horse power.4 Turbocharge your LMS.6 level.

The Importance of Microlearning in eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

These “knowledge nuggets” (as I’ve heard them referred to) are a natural fit for eLearning design that’s focused on meeting the needs of the modern learner, in any environment by providing just-in-time training. eLearning courses allow you to take the concept behind quick instructional videos and make them more interactive. Covers very specific topics. Modern Learners.

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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