The Worst eLearning Course Ever
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Instead, I built a monster course that showcases a number of these violations in all of their infamy. You read the title correctly. This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning.
7 Best Practices to Create e-Learning Courses For Digital Immigrants
AUGUST 31, 2016
eLearning Course Design Christopher PappasBy Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.
How Can a Customer Service eLearning Course Improve Sales?
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
It’s important that certain skills are taught in your Customer Service eLearning course when it comes to improving sales numbers. In such a course, here are a few things you might want to cover. Looking for someone to create your next Customer Service eLearning course?
The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond
MARCH 10, 2016
As an Instructional Designer, you may be asked to create a new educational course from scratch based on the curriculum or create an eLearning course based on PowerPoint being used for Instructor Led Trainings. The PowerPoint can definitely form the base for building the course.
Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses
JANUARY 6, 2016
Designing courses is passé! L&D’s focus needs to shift from designing one-size fits all courses to consulting with individual learners, their managers and HR, and carving out learning roadmaps for them.
Presentation: The Difference Between Good and Super eLearning Courses
MARCH 3, 2017
This being the case, it would be a beneficial investment in your company to add a crash course in presentation skills to your computer-based training curriculum. Here’s some things you might cover in such a course. What tips would you include in a presentation skills course?
Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
For months I’ve been telling folks that if they want to learn how to build outstanding courses, they should surf deep into the search engines, locate the information and begin their learning experience. Worse to it all, is the fact that it is completely worthless to any one who is building the following: Micro-learning course. Scenario based course. Video based course. Any course you want to be interactive and engaging (which is every course out there).
Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?
MAY 10, 2017
Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review eLearning courses and approve them before they are released?” I responded with a, “Yes, but…” There are legitimate reasons Marketing needs to see the course before it goes out.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
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. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. So are these courses really all that helpful for.
6 Must-Haves Of Effective Millennial Online Training Courses
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
In this article, I’ll highlight 6 must-haves that you should include in your millennial online training courses. eLearning Course Design MillennialsBy Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. Millennials make up a large percentage of your workforce.
5 Ways to Increase Retention In E-Learning Courses
MAY 10, 2015
An interactive course ensures that learners are involved in it instead of merely sitting and receiving information passively. Focus on the important aspects and trim extraneous irrelevant details to create micro courses.
3 Elements of Effective Communication for Your Next eLearning Course
MARCH 15, 2017
That being the case, it pays to teach your entire team the value of effective communication, and a great way to do that in a uniform way is through eLearning courses. Here are 3 things you might include in such a course: What is effective communication?
15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
One must remember that eLearning can be made to match (or exceed) the traditional method of classroom teaching by considering certain factors while designing the course. The course taker can be a beginner or be proficient in that topic. Prepare the learner prior to taking the course.
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
Crash Course For Constructive Feedback
OCTOBER 6, 2016
The post Crash Course For Constructive Feedback appeared first on Knowledge Direct. Feedback is a wonderful thing, when you can understand it. When you can’t… To quote Captain Jack Sparrow, “Well that’s even more than less than unhelpful.” You get the idea.
Learning for Leaders: 3 Tips for Your eLearning Coaching Courses
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
To plant the seeds of leadership in your company, consider creating an Coaching eLearning crash course for your training program. Looking for some help when building your next eLearning coaching course?
Online courses must die!
JULY 7, 2010
The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. These days, however, everyone seems to be creating their own online courses and distributing them via an LMS.
7 Tips to Choose the Right Color Scheme for Your Online Training Course
MARCH 29, 2016
In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you choose the ideal color scheme for your online training courses. eLearning Course Design Christopher Pappas Color SchemeBy Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.
Customer Training Completion Rates
Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy.
How a Time Management eLearning Course Can Boost Productivity
APRIL 3, 2017
If you’re wanting to make a time management eLearning course, here’s a few things you’ll want to cover. The post How a Time Management eLearning Course Can Boost Productivity appeared first on eLearning Brothers.
5 Reasons to Embrace Your Perfectly Imperfect e-Learning Course
OCTOBER 6, 2016
The Perfect e-Learning Course™ is a legendary creature that changes its shape with each new technological and aesthetic trend. I’ve even heard that, when you measure the readability of such a course, the scale doesn’t give you a grade level. By Hannah Hunter, Instructional Writer.
Piloting your e-Learning Course – A Beginner’s Guide
JUNE 21, 2016
Hannah Hunter eLearning Course DesignBy Hannah Hunter , Instructional Writer. Did you know that the pilot episode of Star Trek included only one member of the Enterprise crew: Mr. Spock? And in that version, Spock had dark red skin and absorbed food through a plate in his stomach?
Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring
DECEMBER 4, 2015
Course Authoring Made Simple. Stumped with where to begin with video production for your courses? Do not feel you need to be a professional videographer or a production professional in order to generate video content for your online courses.
3 Things to Include in Any Workplace Violence eLearning Course
MARCH 6, 2017
That’s why a key component of any workplace online training curriculum should always be an eLearning course on prevention of workplace violence. Any course on workplace violence should be written and designed with three main goals in mind: Learners can define workplace violence.
Use Video Introductions for Courses
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
One common stumbling block for people creating courses is how to actually start the course. Focus on the objectives of the course but frame them around the benefits (end result) that the learner will realize when the course is over. your course objectives ).
Here’s How Subject Matter Experts Help Build Great Courses
APRIL 4, 2017
Subject matter experts play a key role in the success of our courses. Today we’ll explore how to get them to help you build great e-learning courses. Listen and gather as much information as you can before stating what you can or cannot do in the course.
How to Catapult Your eLearning Course from Boring to Awesome
FEBRUARY 7, 2015
An appropriate delivery method can make all the difference in the effectiveness of your eLearning course. Flashing a word-heavy slide of your course at the audience and expecting them to soak in the intricacies of everything you touched on therein is insane. Guest post by Sean Stoker.
How to Use Experiential Course Flow to Enhance eLearning
JUNE 20, 2014
Not to give away all my instructional design secrets, but I’m going to tell you how I’ve been structuring eLearning course flow to enhance eLearning for over a decade. This Experiential Course Flow can work simultaneously on many levels: Sub-units of a course. An entire course.
7 Tips to Make Your Compliance Online Training Courses Mobile
JUNE 7, 2016
Your employees probably aren't thrilled about your upcoming compliance online training course. By Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. But what if you could offer them the ability to access it whenever and wherever it's most convenient for them?
Courses That Always Sell
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
It is well-known that selling an online course is a great way to supplement your income, or replace it altogether! However, the problem that most people face is that they don’t know if their course topic will sell. With very few exceptions your course will be lost in the noise.
The Real Risk of Selling Online Courses
JANUARY 5, 2017
Over the years I have seen some incredible successes by people selling online courses using LearnDash. I recall one individual who quit her full-time career to focus on her CEU certified course. Not too long ago Matthew Woodward had a six-figure course launch.
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
How to Create ELearning Course with Course Patterns
JULY 26, 2015
release we changed the concept of course creation by adding an embedded course builder and predefined course patterns: a learning path-based, a webinar-based and a materials-based one. In the JoomlaLMS 2.0
Pricing Your Online Courses
MAY 29, 2015
The same is true for when you create and sell online courses. When I speak to people who are creating a course to sell, they often struggle with the best way to price their offering. Usually the first pricing model people envision for their course is a monthly membership model.
How to Create E-Learning Course
MARCH 30, 2017
I will let you in on a little secret: building online courses is simpler than you think.
Why Choose a Customized Training Course?
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Unique training requirements can only be met by courses that are carefully designed and created to provide learners with knowledge that perfectly addresses their requirements. Off-the-shelf courses vs. customized training courses. No two organizations are alike.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
courses –. courses to resources Page 14 3 Have-a-go. RELEVANTPROGRESS OVER PERFECTION SIMPLE, SMALL, AGILE AND FAST L&D IS TAKING TOO LONG TO BUFFER FROM COURSES TO RESOURCES Learning at the time and place of need Going mobile BYOD LEARNER-DRIVEN MAKING PROGRESS.