15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
eLearning is an exciting option for both learners and trainers. It saves time, resources, and cost apart from being portable and easily translatable.
Top 4 Differences Between Translation and Localization You Must Know [Infographic]
DECEMBER 1, 2016
In this competitive world, organizations are expanding their businesses globally to reach out to their target audience who are culturally and globally dispersed. In this context, translation and localization help you add local color and flavor.
Blooms Taxonomy: The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 2
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
In my previous posts, Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them and The Science of Learning Objectives – 1 , we have seen what learning objectives are and why they are important.
12 Top Video Footage Sites for E-learning Designers
OCTOBER 14, 2016
Videos add great value to learning, reducing the load of reading and helping the learner retain information for a longer period. Video footage can be added in a course for a “wow” effect (e.g. the footage used to illustrate a technique).
Blooms Taxonomy: The Science of Learning Objectives – Part 4
OCTOBER 23, 2016
Welcome to the fifth blog in the series of posts on learning objectives. In my previous posts, we have looked at the importance of learning objectives. We have also seen the six levels of the cognitive domain of Bloom’s Taxonomy, viz.
4 Major Design Tips to Create Unique Learning Experience on Tablets
JULY 7, 2016
Tablets or iPads come with the combined features of computers and mobiles. So, e-learning on tablets offers dual advantages of both media to learners.
Pokemon Go – 3 Important Lessons for the M-learning Designer [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
Pokémon Go is everywhere. It is the biggest mobile game that has taken the world by storm. This augmented reality app has caught the imagination of people of all ages and from all walks of life. M-learning designers can learn 3 valuable lessons from the creators of this highly successful game.
Gamification: Changing the Way Learning Takes Place [Video]
JULY 4, 2016
In e-learning courses, learners may get bored and frustrated by just clicking the Next button and hence, learning does not happen in the given learning environment. This makes employees less receptive toward elearning.
Take Charge of your eLearning environment
Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.
4 Benefits of Outsourcing Your E-Learning [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Today, e-learning has become an integral part of the training initiative in many organizations. Many organizations are looking to outsource their e-learning needs. According to a report by Global Employees, outsourcing, “…increases the chances of deriving maximum value out of an investment.”
Top 7 E-learning TED Talks of 2016
DECEMBER 29, 2016
If an action has the power to change the position of an object, inspiring words have the power to change attitudes, lives, and ultimately, the world.
4 Must Have Features of Best Corporate Training Videos and 5 Examples
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
Forrester research says a ‘One Minute video is worth 1.8 million words’ 1. The generation that grew up reading is now passé. Gen Y and Z are surrounded by electronic gadgets and the Internet.
Articulate Storyline for E-learning Development – Replacing Videos Without Affecting Triggers
JUNE 29, 2016
When you are developing an e-learning course, there may be some situations where you need to update the video files multiple times with changes. You might have already fixed the size and position of that video or applied some triggers, which are to be retained.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.
4 Things an Instructional Designer Should Do!
AUGUST 14, 2016
What does an instructional designer do? This is the biggest question asked by several people in the corporate world and in higher education institutions. The current education system is constantly changing and the educational materials need to be revised and updated based on these evolving trends.
Top 21 Online Learning Websites You Should Know About
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Are you new to e-learning courseware development? Never developed an online learning before? Have no formal skills in crafting e-learning materials? Developing learning material that is effective can be a little daunting for first-timers.
14 Best Practices for Successful E-learning Implementation
JANUARY 12, 2017
Implementing change is an organization is not an easy task. It requires careful planning and meticulous execution to succeed. But if you take the right steps and have a proper plan, things become easy. E-learning is no exception.
Nine Amazing Online Learning Facts
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
The number of companies using e-learning is increasing with each passing day. A study by Research and Markets predicts the global e-learning market will grow at a CAGR of 17.81% during the period 2016-2020. Let us now look at a few interesting statistics about online learning.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.
How to Insert YouTube Videos in Articulate Storyline
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
YouTube is an incredibly effective tool for training your employees and customers. Companies can share their videos about employees’ health and safety, product training, or end-user training on any new software on YouTube.
5 Tips to Transform Your PowerPoint to Interactive E-learning Course [Infographic]
JUNE 17, 2016
Every organization has a lot of PowerPoint presentations developed for classroom training programs and converting these PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses is one of the major challenges for organizations.
Adaptive Learning in E-learning – What is Adaptive Learning?
OCTOBER 23, 2016
2 Decades Ago: There were 47 of us in grade 6. Although we came from different backgrounds, we were never discriminated against. Unfortunately, even our mental levels of understanding were treated with the same, intense uniformity, and everything that was taught was taught to all 47 of us together.
Effective Online Training Programs Using Lectora Inspire [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 18, 2016
Lectora Inspire is a user-friendly authoring tool, used to rapidly develop highly engaging e-learning courses. The fact that it makes it easy to convert Microsoft PowerPoint presentations into an e-learning course, makes it even more attractive.
[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development
Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.
Smartphones Are the New Textbooks – Courtesy Microlearning
OCTOBER 31, 2016
The term “Microlearning” was coined recently. It is known by several pseudonyms such as “nanolearning”, “minilearning”, “knowledge nuggets”, “coursels” and so on.
360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training
JULY 25, 2016
You know that feeling when you watch a scenic video and it captures your attention to such a great extent that you wish you could actually be there?
4 Things You Must Ask an ERP Training Consultant Before Signing the Deal
JULY 12, 2016
You have your ERP end-user training on your hands. To outsource or not is the question. You choose the former and start wondering how to select the best training partner. You Google, find a huge list, and try to filter the best one out.
Gamification: The Right Reasons To Implement It in Your Training
DECEMBER 12, 2016
“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread” ~ Alexander Pope. It is not uncommon for a learning initiative such as gamification to be used for the wrong reasons, and subsequently, fail miserably.
The complete eLearning journey
As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?
5 Traits of the Winning Salesperson
JUNE 28, 2016
Why are some salespeople more successful than the rest? How do good sales staffers meet their quotas consistently? Well, efficient salespersons have 5 traits that enable them sell effectively. Let us see what they are. Trait 1: Successful sales reps don’t push products .
Gamification in Common Business Scenarios [Infographic]
JULY 9, 2016
Gamification is the current flair of the e-learning season. It adds “fun” to serious training programs and at the same time, helps learners immerse themselves, retain the information longer, and also reinforces their knowledge.
How Gamification Amplifies Your Sales Training
JUNE 27, 2016
Gamification has caught the world’s attention and proven to be a top-notch learning strategy with viable results. Gamification uses game logics in a non-game setting to capture learners’ attention to teach problem solving/ decision-making skills to mention a few.
How to Get Rid of Training Challenges Faced by Sales Managers [Infographic]
JULY 11, 2016
Today, training has become vital for an organization’s success. With the increasing demand for training, and global expansion, the role of the training manager is changing.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.
Build Trust with Technology-enabled Antitrust Compliance Training
JUNE 29, 2016
Antitrust laws, often referred to as “competition laws” are enforced by the U.S government to ensure fair competition exists in an open market. It is illegal for any organization to participate directly or indirectly in activities leading to price rigging, corporate mergers, and more.