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.  e-learning eLearning

eLearning Trends of 2016

Association eLearning

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.

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eLearning Brothers Revamps the Free eLearning Library

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Brothers has always given and will continue to give out free assets that are beneficial to eLearning developers and presenters alike. Or you can change it, add eLearning Brothers games and scenarios, and brand it for your needs (we built it for that too)!

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.

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

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 experience developing eLearning, I put the attention span of an adult learner at 15-20 seconds per slide or scene.

7 eLearning Design Trends for 2017

eLearning Brothers

Working as a designer for eLearning courses and templates at eLearning Brothers means that I need to constantly stay on top of the latest trends in both web development and graphic design. It’s the bane of any eLearning designer.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. ” This is still as true as ever, and it explains why there’s a four-to-eight-year lag between technology trends as a whole and their application in eLearning.

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.

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

Animations in Custom eLearning Projects

Upside Learning

Animations are frequently chosen when we want to make a strong, affective impact on learners to improve retention of information, for example when the objective of the eLearning deliverable is to create awareness and pride about a code of conduct an organization commits to. eLearning Animation Driven Learning Animations in Custom eLearning Animations in eLearning Custom Animations Using Animations in eLearning

Elevate Your eLearning: How To Storyboard Like A Boss

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Good eLearning doesn’t simply create itself (though that would be great, wouldn’t it?). Just like every Beyoncé starts by singing into a hairbrush in front of the mirror, every great eLearning begins as a storyboard. by Claire Narum.

eLearning Blunders

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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

eLearning: The Role of Images

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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. Finally, eLearning images also work wonders when it comes to breaking up the text and giving the eye a chance to rest.

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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.

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. Use eLearning templates to minimize the amount of repetitive work.

Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In the previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters to deliver eLearning content. My next post will discuss options for multimedia with conversation-driven elearning.

10 Ways ELearning Maximizes ROI

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E-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

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Three BIG eLearning Trends for 2017

Upside Learning

We’ve written about eLearning trends in the past as well – here’s what we wrote in 2010. eLearning 2017 eLearning Trends eLearning trends eLearning Trends for 2017 Latest e-Learning Trends Trends in Elearning 2017It’s that time of the year again. Time to take stock of the year that was and look into the crystal ball to figure out what lies ahead.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

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.  foundational content from OTS elearning and additional training that speaks specifically to. Seven Simple Secrets to.

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 mlearning

8 Best Practices For Designing Gamified eLearning Experiences

Docebo

How To Design Gamified eLearning Experiences. There isn’t any doubt that gamification holds a prominent place in the future of eLearning. Determine WHY And HOW To Gamify Your eLearning Course. First and foremost, your eLearning course should enlighten online learners.

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.

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.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

don’t want to learn from formal elearning. included game-based elearning. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. KNOWING AND DOING. IT’S ABOUT.

eLearning: Quick Tips for Engaging the Learner

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I 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. eLearning

eLearning: Working with Numbers

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    When eLearning courses contain lots of numbers (such as statistics or sales figures), it can be a challenge to keep things looking interesting and fresh.   Looking to get started on your eLearning project? Not sure which eLearning tool is best?

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.

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.

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

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. In eLearning smaller is better.

2017 ELearning & Training Conferences

LearnDash

It is a new year and that means there are some new elearning and training conferences you should mark on your calendars! Every year there are hundreds of conferences nationwide in the United States dedicated to the elearning industry. 2017 ELearning & Training Conferences.

eLearning: Copyright Caboodle

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by AJ George  Copyright in the eLearning biz can get confusing. Can you use that awesome image you found on Google in your eLearning course?   Copyright information: Is Using Copyrighted Materials Okay for eLearning? eLearning mLearning training

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.

How to Maximize Workforce Growth with Integrated Performance Management and eLearning

Discover how leveraging performance reviews and eLearning empowers you

eLearning: Is Gamification Really Necessary?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

But lately the eLearning community is all aflutter about the gamification of learning. And mostly, what about the message we, as eLearning developers, are sending?   eLearning Games Gamification mLearning by AJ Walther    I like the idea of games in learning, generally speaking. Why shouldn't learning be fun? Set the capitals of the states to music, turn the stock market into a game, great.