The Changing Face of Corporate L&D


These survey results of the UK Learning Trends Index (produced by GoodPractice in partnership with The Corporate eLearning Consortium, The Charities Learning Consortium, Reed Learning and INL Consultancy Work) gives a fresh view on the current state of L&D in UK today.

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The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


Presentations/Webinars. The Impact of Wearable Technology on Performance Support : In this eLearning Guild presentation, David Kelly shares some interesting insights on how wearable technologies will impact performance support of the future.

Trending Sources

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Learnnovators: You say, “We have been deeply concerned about the state of elearning. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.” The eLearning Guild’s Guild Master Award (2014). In our webinars, workshops, presentations, and publications, we quite publicly share what we do and how we do it. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Clayton R.

How to Create an Animated GIF From Video in Photoshop

E-learning Uncovered

Upcoming Events & Webinars. September 24 | Free eLearning Guild Webinar: Streamlining Your eLearning Production Process for Efficiency. October 27 | DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop: E-Learning 101 | Las Vegas, NV. We’ve all seen them before.

A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

To ease your burden, I put together a list of all of the posts from 2011 where I shared free elearning assets. Don’t forget to take advantage of all of the free downloads available in the elearning community and next time you’re stuck on a course, feel free to post a question.


The Shoemaker’s Children – How Travel, Training and Social Learning Expand Your Mind


Many conferences offer extra workshops or add-ons that can maximize your learning with a single trip. ATD, the eLearning Guild, and other organizations offer webinars and virtual training on a regular basis. The eLearning Guild. eLearning Guild.


Learning Measurement eLearning Guild Stuff

Will at Work Learning

Here is a brand new article that I wrote for the eLearning Guild on how to evaluate Learning 2.0 is defined (by the eLearning Guild) as: The idea of learning through digital connections and peer collaboration, enhanced by technologies driving Web 2.0. Steve Wexler, Director of Research and Emerging Technologies at the eLearning Guild, and I are leading a Webinar on Thursday September 4th on the current state of eLearning Measurement.

Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses

Rapid eLearning

3 Things You Can Only Learn from a Real E-Learning Expert : Learn to work with subject matter experts and the tech-savvy millennials; and get a definitive explanation of how to finally spell e-learning eLearning elearning leearning. October 25: Baton Rouge, LA (ASTD)—Webinar.


Me, ‘to go’ and on the go

Clark Quinn

I also have given a series of webinars on mobile for a variety of groups, here’s a sample. Also, with the Internet Time Alliance , we gave a webinar on Working Smarter. Coming up in the near future: As I mentioned before , I’ll be in Sydney for the Australasian Talent Conference talking games and social learning, and workshopping mobile and elearning strategy.

Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.

Rapid eLearning

There are three core questions that help guide the development of an elearning course. I discussed this a bit in the post on building a roadmap for elearning. What I like about them is that they offer some structure that I could easily use in my elearning course.


Are These the Three E-Learning Books You Would Recommend?

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about book recommendations from people just getting started with elearning. Let’s suppose you were on a desert island and in between catching fish and talking to volley balls you had a deep desire to learn more about elearning. Elearning 101.


More Than 30 PowerPoint Tips from the PowerPoint Pros!

Rapid eLearning

A lot of rapid elearning hinges on PowerPoint. Here are a few posts that cover some of the essentials tips and tricks required for successful PowerPoint-based rapid elearning. 5 PowerPoint tips essential for effective rapid elearning. October 25: Baton Rouge, LA (ASTD)—Webinar.

Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

Rapid eLearning

It’s that time of year to share gifts, so here’s an elearning template that you’re free to use as you wish. Also, take advantage of the other free downloads in the elearning community. I’m also thinking about doing some workshops in Australia in August.

Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Starting with PowerPoint 2007, there are many features that make the rapid elearning process much more efficient. I detailed some of those features in this post on why PowerPoint 2007 helps you build better elearning. 149 for the workshop and the conference seems to be a fair price.

10 Tips to Help You Get Started

Rapid eLearning

I get lots of questions from those who are just getting started with rapid elearning. They want to know what they can do to build good elearning. The same goes for elearning. You won’t necessarily build world-class elearning the first time you build an elearning course.

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Here’s a Way to Make Your E-Learning Course Objectives Interesting

Rapid eLearning

In the past I’ve built similar elearning courses for organizations that taught their employees about having these disaster kits. When I first learned to build elearning courses the rule was that you HAD to have a page that stated the learning objectives.


Update: Designing mLearning

Clark Quinn

I’m glad to have a firm date, and the only real problem with 2 Feb is that it makes a dodgy proposition of having the book available for the very good TechKnowledge conference (where I’m presenting a mobile learning workshop on 1 February). I’ll also be giving some webinars to promote the book to a variety of audiences, including the always great eLearning Guild, ASTD, and Training Industry Quarterly.

7 Secrets to Getting the Graphics You Need for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Two things always stand out during these trips: There is no one way to do elearning. Some people build courses, some create marketing material, and some use the rapid elearning software to create multimedia information. Rapid E-Learning Workshop: How to Create a Tabbed Notebook.

Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

Over the years elearning software has become easier to use. With the ease of authoring, it’s placed the burden to do all of it on the shoulders of the rapid elearning developer. So anything you can do to find inexpensive assets that you can be used for elearning helps.

You May Already Own the Tools to Create Simple E-Learning Avatars

Rapid eLearning

If you’re working with a limited budget, a tool like this lets you add some creative flair to the assets you have access to as you build your elearning courses. 149 for the workshop and the conference seems to be a fair price. October 25: Baton Rouge, LA (ASTD)—Webinar.

Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum

Jane Hart

Additionally, from September I’ll be running an online workshop on Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum at the Social Leaning Centre– but more about that in due course.

Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

Rapid eLearning

Recently someone asked how to combine their mentoring program with elearning courses. However, there are a few challenges with this type of training and many are overcome by blending elearning content with the peer coaching. That’s where elearning proves valuable. Elearning courses allow you to remove the person from the time and resource pressures of the real world. The elearning courses also allowed us to control the information and practice activities.

Track Course Completions for Free Using Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer

E-learning Uncovered

Upcoming Events & Webinars. September 24 | Free eLearning Guild Webinar: Streamlining Your eLearning Production Process for Efficiency. October 27 | DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop: E-Learning 101 | Las Vegas, NV.

One Simple Trick for Troubleshooting Technical Problems with E-Learning Courses

E-learning Uncovered

Upcoming Events & Webinars. September 24 | Free eLearning Guild Webinar: Streamlining Your eLearning Production Process for Efficiency. October 27 | DevLearn Pre-Conference Workshop: E-Learning 101 | Las Vegas, NV.

Do You Know the Answers to These Rapid E-Learning Questions?

Rapid eLearning

Recently I participated in an interview-style webinar for the E-Learning Guild. It was a hybrid webinar—part interview and part presentation. If you do webinars, it’s a technique worth exploring. Today we’ll look at the rapid elearning questions.

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3 Simple Ways to Measure the Success of Your E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

At a recent session someone asked, “How do I measure the success of my elearning?”. While we may all use words like “elearning” we don’t always mean the same thing. On top of that, just because it’s built with an elearning tool doesn’t mean that the output is really an elearning course.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


If you look at some of the recent research and surveys done by The eLearning Guild, users absolutely want to be able to do powerful things with their authoring tools. Lectora University is home to webinars, whitepapers, blog posts and tutorials, video demos, how-to courses and so much more. When we introduce new products and new features, we have our customers in mind to make creating and deploying eLearning content better, faster and more effective.

Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Rapid eLearning

Many elearning developers are working with limited resources. Most elearning courses I see are info-centric and just push content out. Now let’s go back to Urtak and discuss how we could use a free tool like this in elearning. October 25: Baton Rouge, LA (ASTD)—Webinar.

How Good Graphic Design Helps Build Meaningful E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Because of my job, I get to look at a lot of elearning courses. When building elearning courses, everything on your screen should be there because you intended it to be there. Most rapid elearning designers aren’t also going to be outstanding graphic designers.


Who Trains the Trainers?


We are trying to use more eLearning because it is cost effective. We are looking for ways to convert many of our classroom workshops to online modules. Learning is measured through post-workshop surveys and tests. Are you someone who has ‘fallen into’ your role?


Do You Have the Skills to Succeed?

Rapid eLearning

In a recent post, I shared my recent webinar with the E-Learning Guild and some of the conversation we had around rapid elearning. When I first started with elearning we’d have a team of people working on projects. Most of the people I talk with usually work by themselves and mostly responsible for all parts of the course development from content design to the graphics and then the conversion to elearning. Understand common elearning technologies.

These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It’s really an issue with a lot of training and elearning programs. Recognize that elearning courses aren’t the objective. It’s easy to be seduced by solutions because these seem tangible and active, especially with the simple and quick authoring of rapid elearning tools.


Event Recap: ASTD Atlanta Conference & Expo (ACE) 2014

E-learning Uncovered

matrix, and a recorded webinar on the topic, here. Upcoming Events & Webinars. September 24 | Free eLearning Guild Webinar: Streamlining Your eLearning Production Process for Efficiency.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Standardized courses and workshops multiplied. eLearning was born. Venture capitalists funded scores of eLearning companies, most of which disappeared in the dot-com crash a few years later. instructor-free, often dubbed eLearning ) and a third by online instructors.

Four Tips for Winning a DemoFest Award + 2016 Learning Solutions Recap

E-learning Uncovered

It usually starts with some new projects and initiatives, and it ends with a bang at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference & Expo. If you get the opportunity to attend any of the eLearning Guild Conferences , I highly encourage you to submit your course for DemoFest.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Science of Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I started off reading Clive Shepherds recap of a workshop he attended with Dr. Itiel Doror of Southampton University (UK). The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.