Where I Get Blog Post Ideas

Experiencing eLearning

When I talk to people about starting a blog, they often state they don’t have anything to write about. They ask how I come up with ideas, especially when I’ve been blogging so long. I have a long list of blog topics to help me when I’m in a rut.

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What I learned About Modern Learning Writing 50 Blogs in 50 Days

InSync Training

In early December, I had an idea. To me, it seemed to be a reasonable idea. My team knows that when I say, “I’ve got an idea,"they probably need to clear their weekends. 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Substantial Writing for Training: Secrets to Great Learning Content

Your Training Edge

No matter what you’re doing, you’ll need written materials to complement that writing. The first thing you need to know as you’re writing training materials is, what’s the end goal? Write to the Audience Directly. Keep Your Writing to the Point.

Other writings

Clark Quinn

It occurs to me to mention some of the other places you can find my writings besides here (and how they differ ;). My blog posts are pretty regular (my aim is 2/week), but tend to have ideas that are embryonic or a bit ‘evangelical’ First, I’ve written four books; you can check them out and get sample chapters at their respective sites: Engaging Learning: Designing e-Learning Simulation Games. So, my writing has shown up in: eLearnMag.

Curated Insights: Writing Good Questions

Axonify

Can you write a good multiple choice question? Many L&D pros just don’t realize how difficult it is to write a good question. Our March curated insights explore what it takes to write effective questions and how they can be used as part of a modern learning experience.

7 After Conference Ideas: Don’t Lose the Momentum!

Learning Rebels

Any person can write a to-do list – but you are taking this to the next level and generating ACTION from the conference. Pick that one idea out the several you picked up and build on it! That one idea that was simply brilliant… Brainstorm it!

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8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers

eLearning Brothers

Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers. Since you’ve read this far (or scanned this far) I’m going to give you an extra bonus scenario ideas! See more of the Quarantine example in the Adobe Blog. Cathy Moore’s — Tips on How to Write Good Scenarios.

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Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. This is specifically about what I have learned about blogging to build your reputation as a learning consultant over my 9+ years of blogging. Writing.

Come Write for Us!

eLearning Brothers

Chances are, since you’re reading this, you’ve read our blogs fairly often. If you are interested in contributing to our blog, we’d love to leverage your expertise to spread eLearning greatness to all. Please peruse our blog to get a feel for our company’s voice and tone.

4 Tips to Writing eLearning Scripts That Sing

Association eLearning

Wouldn’t you like to write a script with that kind of impact? According to Bean, the first tip to writing a great eLearning script is to write like a human. First, when you’re writing, remember “Frank” – the human not the “learner.”

Writing Daily Reports as a First Step to Strong Team Building

Your Training Edge

This is writing daily reports. It takes some time to write a sufficient report. How to write a progress report. To write an effective progress report, you need to understand to which aspects you should pay attention and how exactly to compel your research.

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Tips for Writing Narration Scripts for eLearning

B Online Learning

“How can I write a good narration script that makes sense with what the learner can see on the screen?”. For some of us, writing meaningful narration whilst describing what the learner can actually see on the screen can be difficult and can also take some time to create.

Leveraging Your Blog to Create a Course

LearnDash

You spent a lot of time creating your blog posts, why not leverage that hard work to create your course? One of the best ways to determine if your course idea is worthwhile is to start a blog around that particular subject first. LearnDash started as a simple two-page blog.

Balancing Personal and Organizational Blogging

David Kelly

I’ve been blogging for a number of years now. I love writing, and enjoy the learning that takes place through the reflective practice. It’s part of the reason that the posts to my personal blog have been less frequent in the last couple of years.

Content SEO: Writing for Your Audience

KnowledgeCity

This short attention span means that as blog writers working for optimal content SEO, you must craft your writing to grab the reader’s attention immediately. This approach is hardly a new one, but many businesses struggle with understanding who they are writing blogs for.

Good Writing

Tony Karrer

What is Good Writing? Rubrics and Good Writing One of my favorite conversation topics is always looking at how school has changed from when I went through. When I was going through school, I often felt that my writing assignments were judged arbitrarily. He had various writing style requirements that slowly added up over the course of the semester. There are also some automated systems that students can submit their writing to that grades it based on various criteria.

The 4 pillars of blogging

E-Learning Provocateur

I have been blogging for some time now, and I can honestly say that it’s been a growth journey. I started blogging primarily for myself – essentially to organise and articulate the thoughts in my own head. This got me thinking… What are my guiding principles for blogging?

What Copywriting Can Teach Us About Writing for an Audience

Association eLearning

How might that help you in writing your content? Write at an 8th Grade Level or Less. There are some publications that write below that, even as low as a 5th grade level. A good way to do this is to make up someone you write your content to.

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Curated Insights: Writing Good Questions

Axonify

Can you write a good multiple choice question? Many L&D pros just don’t realize how difficult it is to write a good question. Our March curated insights explore what it takes to write effective questions and how they can be used as part of a modern learning experience. We’ve all been guilty of writing bad questions, especially early in our ID careers. How to Plan, Design and Write Tests from eLearning Coach Podcast. Writing a good question is difficult.

Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend

Association eLearning

Here are a few suggestions, taken from my experience with writing, recording, and directing audio narration: Communicate each idea concisely and quickly, in bite-sized chunks. One idea per screen is ideal. Put the highlights of an idea, the “bullet points,” in the onscreen text.

George Orwell's Advice for Writing eLearning Content

Integrated Learnings

Though highly interactive , problem-based eLearning can help maintain engagement, completing these activities usually requires learners to read words that we write. In a culture of multi-tasking skimmers, we must write as clearly and concisely as possible to help keep learners motivated. Practical Writing Advice from George Orwell. Especially for those of us who write training materials. His essay builds a case for six simple writing rules. --1-- By Shelley A.

Idea Management and Design – You Mean PKM?

Nick Leffler

Idea Management and Design, that sounds close to what I know as Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). After reading a few lines from the MSLOC430 blog it really does sound like PKM. Breaking down idea management from the MSLOC430 blog, it’s very familiar to me: Sourcing – who contributes ideas, and how do you collect them (seek). Filtering – how do you evaluate ideas to find the most promising or innovative. What is idea management and design to you?

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Why do I write a blog?

Sticky Learning

I've been blogging for a year now, time flies! But with one year down my mind has turned to the question I'd imagine many bloggers ask themselves "Why do I write a blog?". So what value is there in blogging? . The benefits I get from blogging.

How to Write Compelling eLearning Content

360 Training

Teachers require great communication skills (listening, speaking, writing, and reading) to transmit knowledge effectively and motivate students to learn. Though online teachers do not need expertise in all four communication areas, strong writing skills enables them to share their knowledge successfully. eLearning courses require a great deal of writing for on-screen text, audio scripts, learning objectives, assessments, interactivity, feedback, case studies, stories, etc.

LUC 2016 Recap: Sharing Bright Ideas in Sunny Florida

Trivantis

We’re back from the 2016 Lectora® User Conference—and we brought a lot of bright ideas with us. Between sessions, attendees could stop by the exhibitor booths (BranchTrack, RELATE, and eLearning Brothers) and go to the Idea Center to write their bright ideas with chalkboard markers.

This Week in #TalkTech: Video Storytelling, Brain Games, and Idea Sharing

Bottom-Line Performance

How can the informal sharing of ideas make us all smarter? . Some of us may never aspire to be a published author, while others might dream of being the next great author “someday” but don’t have the time to write that first novel.

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How to write surveys that you can rely on

Geenio

List two important ideas or concepts that you learned in this course. Before you start writing questions, set a goal for the survey. Write questions using the language of your target audience. Creating a survey is easy. I’ve done it a thousand times.

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Social Media for Trainers: Filled with Great Ideas and Techniques

Kapp Notes

So this is wild for me, first time I am a tour stop on a blog book tour! I've been an author on blog book tours but now I get to be a stop on a tour and I couldn't be happier to be a stop for my friend and prolific author, Jane Bozarth. She starts with a basic description of social media and then covers all the biggies, Twitter, Facebook(online communities), Blogs, and wikis. And Kudos to Jane for writing at the edge of technology.

Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend

Association eLearning

Here are a few suggestions, taken from my experience with writing, recording, and directing audio narration: Communicate each idea concisely and quickly, in bite-sized chunks. One idea per screen is ideal. Put the highlights of an idea, the “bullet points,” in the onscreen text.

Spice Up a Serious Blog by Making It Interactive

Raptivity

We all love reading good blogs and many of us enjoy writing them too. Raptivity team recently received a query from a prospect asking if he could use Raptivity to make his blog post interactive. This inspired me to try experimenting with this idea.

6 eLearning Intro Screen Ideas

eLearningArt

The very nature of icons is that they represent an idea, object, or theme. Use blank boards and screens to write your message. I often do this for the header images in the blog as well. You only have one chance to make a first impression.

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#blideo - a new blogging challenge

Learning with e's

The challenge was simple - you shared an image with a friend (or three) and challenged them to write a short, learning related blog about it. blimage = blog + image. Essentially, they have become more enthused about the practice of sharing their ideas within their community.

I blog and I understand

Learning with e's

I blog and I understand. Confucius (almost) Sometime in the next day or two, this blog will quietly cross the threshold of 5 million views. When I started blogging around seven or eight years ago, I set out to share my thoughts with a small community of my own colleagues and friends.

10 Tips to Writing Better Quiz Questions

Trivantis

However, to ensure you receive the most accurate feedback, you need to make sure you’re writing effective quiz questions. Use these 10 tips to help you write better quiz questions in your e-Learning course: Write questions that support your learning objectives.

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