eLearning: Interactive vs. Engaging

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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: 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. e-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?

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.

How Advanced Authors Can Create Serious Elearning Faster

Create Serious Elearning, Faster 800.690.4259 www.smartbuilder.com How Advanced Authors Can Create Serious Elearning, Faster ovice elearning authors invariably create tell-and-test content because it is easy to design and produce. more budget for… more engaging elearning.

eLearning Coffee Breaks - Episode 2

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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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Price Your eLearning Right

Blue Sky eLearn

One of the most common mistakes I see in pricing eLearning is exclusively applying the old one-time registration model. When we realize eLearning is not bound by the same constraints as in-person events, new opportunities multiply our revenue potential. Rethinking Event-Based Pricing.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

Creating Real Engagement in eLearning

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In the eLearning space, a phrase that I see used a lot – to the point of overuse – by designers and developers is their ability to ‘create engaging eLearning experiences’. Authoring tools alone can’t create engaging eLearning, at least not without human input, so it’s up to us!

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.

Mobile Learning Versus ELearning

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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

The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? What Is eLearning? eLearning is any kind of learning that includes technology to help the learner. What most people don’t realise about eLearning is that it can happen right in the classroom.

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

Responsive Design Tips for eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

Nowadays the world seems to be all a-clamor over the idea of “responsive design” for eLearning. Recently, I was privileged to lead a couple of sessions on that very topic at the eLearning Guild’s FocusOn Learning conference in San Diego.

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.

8 Best Practices For Designing Gamified eLearning Experiences

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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.

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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

eLearning & Gamification: The Octalysis Framework

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

What I found particularly interesting to the eLearning community, however, was Yu-kai's gamification framework for increasing user engagement and motivation. eLearning mLearning

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.

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.

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.

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.