Resources from Webinar, “Develop the Elearning Your Program Deserves”

The Learning Dispatch

We had a great turnout during our recent webinar, “Develop the Elearning Your Program Deserves—for the Training Results You Want.” Rapid E-Learning blog , Tom Khulmann. Cathy Moore’s blog post on multiple-choice questions (Great resource for question/item writing).

How Course Creators Can Improve Their Affiliate Marketing Programs with Dustin Howes


Learn about how course creators can improve their affiliate marketing programs with Dustin Howes in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Developing an affiliate program is a topic that comes up a lot in the LifterLMS and course creation space.

The Best Marketing for Educational Programs is Content Marketing

WBT Systems

Yet you count on them seeing, opening, and clicking on the promotions you send out about your online educational programs. But, informational or educational content is another story—and that’s why content marketing is the best marketing strategy for educational programs. Figure out what type of free content will meet those needs and lead them toward your paid content—your courses and other online programs. How to use content to market your educational programs.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Program Design (11). Let us know what learning and development topics are most helpful to you, then s ubscribe to the Learning Dispatch newsletter today.

LearnLoft’s Greatest Hits: Our Most Popular and Valuable Blog Posts of All Time


In more than a year of weekly blogging, we’ve had a handful of posts stand out above the rest… For the last 50 weeks, we’ve published weekly content to help add value to all who come to our blog, or subscribe to our newsletter.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8 This whole 31 Days to a Better Blog exercise is proving harder to stay on top of than I had even imagined. Well, I didnt even have an About This Blog Page. One of you -- my two old timers -- will be getting an email from me thanking you for sticking with me and adding value to my blog content. Day 7: Plan a Weeks Worth of Blog Posts. Im not trying to make money off this blog.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: 8, 9 & 10

Learning Visions

Friday, August 10, 2007 31 Days: 8, 9 & 10 Day 8: Run an Advertising Audit on Your Blog. Obviously, thats not my focus so I took Micheles advice and tried to do something from Darens Get Your Blogging Groove Back series. I attempted to write a linking post.

Learner Marketing: Why You Need an Effective 360° Communications Plan

Learning Wire

Who is the program for (target audience) and what are the expected benefits? It should engage learners by making them realize how important the program is—for them and the company. Communication milestones for training programs. Learner engagement is a common problem.

5 Transformations Underway in Learning & Development Industry in 2019


In 2015, Udacity created the Nanodegree program as an alternative to conventional, university-grade education. These courses are aimed at teaching specialized skills such as iOS programming or digital marketing, which are relevant in a particular industry.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Here are three templates that I created for this blog post. Perhaps they’ll find their way onto the blog. Tom this is a great write-up and a fantastic way for every one of us to expand our design inspiration. Your blog and website has provided the motivation I need to contribute some materials at some later date. I’m here to say that I appreciate your blog. I can write on my PC like I can a notebook.

Developing Connections With Our Clients and Our Learning Communities

Limestone Learning

In April Limestone Learning was invited to present at a Royal Roads University (RRU) annual online conference (virtual symposium) for adult learners starting the Graduate Diploma or Master of Arts in Learning and Technology (LRNT) program.

4 Ways to Repurpose E-Learning Content


Some of that may be material you cut from other courses, or it might be a micro course you developed a year or two ago, or it might be a series of popular blog posts. A few popular content types include: Blogs. Turn it into a blog post and reap the SEO benefits. Look for lesson content that could benefit from a visual aid, or repurpose one of your listicle blog posts. Think about expanding one of your most popular blogs, or boosting its appeal with some nice graphics.

3 Signs Your Training Department is Instructional Design Deficient

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever worked on an eLearning program only to discover your hard work was in vain? You immediately started developing an eLearning course–writing storyboards, creating graphics, testing navigation, programming buttons, configuring quizzes, the whole nine yards.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


He was well known as the Program Director of the eLearning Guild before taking senior leadership roles in the corporate sector. Tony is best known in the eLearning industry for founding eLearning Learning , which pulls in blog posts from the most popular eLearning bloggers.

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5 Ways to Increase Retention In E-Learning Courses

Origin Learning

The thing is – IDs may be too burdened with the task of organizing content that they often forget how to write it in a way that is learner-friendly. Assessments must be interesting and interactive, and taken frequently so that the e-learning program is on track for all learners.

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Visual Design Tips from the eLearning Coach


Connie runs a fabulous eLearning website and newsletter , and is the author of Visual Design Solutions , the highly rated and reviewed book on visual design for eLearning professionals. Here is my main tool set, but there are other apps and programs I use for lesser tasks.

Engaging Participants 2: Pre-Training Engagement

Your Training Edge

To ensure that this happens, make sure that HR knows what programs will be offered to which employee groups. Remember that relevance is often about benefits, so any training program you offer should have definite benefits tied to it.

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What to Do If Your Association’s Online Course Failed

WBT Systems

Next time, validate the need for a program before you develop it. Test your idea to make sure there’s a profitable market for the program. Here are a few other ways to test an idea and assess demand: Create a lead magnet (an ebook or report) related to the course topic and send traffic to it via newsletter links, Facebook ads, and other paid advertising. You most likely promoted the course in newsletters, but next time, try some of these other methods.

Kickstart a Video Campaign with this Simple Process

Web Courseworks

In order to start doing this right now, I did a little test on how to kickstart a video campaign myself, resulting in this blog. As an association professional reading this blog, you are likely providing courses or certification programs for your members. Step 2: Write a script.

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Storytelling – a powerful tool for corporate online training


Keep that in mind when you design virtual training programs for corporate employees, as storytelling is a powerful tool that can make a difference for learning outcomes. The post Storytelling – a powerful tool for corporate online training appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

WBT Systems

No matter how hard you sell your online course or educational program, your prospect’s purchasing decision is most influenced by what others tell them or what they see others do—that’s the power of social proof. Your association can leverage the power of social proof when marketing your online learning programs. Who are the thought-leaders writing for industry publications or websites or hosting podcasts or videos? How did the program help them meet those challenges?

10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter


The book later evolved into a full curriculum and monthly newsletter on technical sales training that is available in Japanese, Mandarin, and Korean. Ramzi has a podcast he publishes on his site as well as some great blog content. You can also follow his blog on database topics here.

8 Tips To Engage And Inspire Online Learners AFTER An eLearning Course


Online discussions and eLearning blogs are also ideal social learning tools that facilitate peer-to-peer interactions. Provide Self-Paced Certification Online Training Programs. Online certification training programs focus on practical skills, tasks, and training topics.

Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

WBT Systems

For example: More than 250 novels have been published by authors who started writing them during the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 30-day challenge. The Good Partnership runs Operation Major Gifts , a 5-day challenge to help small nonprofits launch a major gifts program. And, they’ll get a chance to become familiar with your association’s online educational programs and LMS. Feature related content and programs on the user dashboard.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Anybody Out There Attend AERA?

Mark Oehlert

Ive always wanted to attend the American Education Research Associations annual meeting but have always either missed it timing wise or just been a little over-awed - have you seen the program ? nobody reads this blog) or is it our industry focus - that would lead to a dearth of attendees? Does anyone who goes blog it or write up a report on the highlights? I will dearly miss your awesome blog.

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How to Use Webinars as Lead Generation for Your Online Courses

WBT Systems

Even better, free webinars lure prospective customers into the top of your marketing funnel and nudge them along that funnel toward one of your paid programs, like an online course. Consider these marketing tactics : Write blog posts related to the webinar and course content. Use LinkedIn and Twitter to share promos and blog posts about the webinar. . Related content: The Best Marketing for Educational Programs Is Content Marketing.

6 “Non-Obvious” Online Learning Trends for 2018

WBT Systems

Short videos on YouTube can teach you anything: applying tourniquets or eyeliner, fixing a washing machine or dinner, and learning to write Russian or code in Python. Because bite-sized learning is low-commitment and low-risk, it serves as an entryway to more in-depth online learning programs. Since they can spend 15 minutes a day learning how to use Asana or Basecamp on , they expect the same experience with your online learning programs. #2:

5 Ways to Combat Cyber Threats at Your Organization


If you have a monthly newsletter, include a photo of the team with a “thank you” message. Write an article or blog on one or more of your cyber professionals about why they chose a career dedicated to fighting cyber threats. 4) Support Local STEM Programs.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game


Material: 20 parts and ongoing email newsletter. Writing Better Emails. With all this competition, it’s imperative to learn ways to write better emails. It’s time to take your email writing skills up to an eleven. How To Write Web Copy That Sells Without Being Cheesy.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Now, the really fun part begins – sharing the good news with your members and getting them excited about your association’s eLearning programs. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on expensive web banners and ads in industry newsletters, spend an hour each day sharing the word about your new eLearning offering on social networks. Tips for Twitter – Create a hashtag especially for your eLearning program. A mention in their newsletter or journal.

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The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now


While a learning management system is one of the most important eLearning tools you need to have, there are many nifty online apps, programs and systems designed to make your eLearning experience simpler. Mural is an ideal program to use for people to organize, share and develop their ideas.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 22, 23 & 24

Learning Visions

Friday, August 31, 2007 31 Days: Days 22, 23 & 24 Ive been seriously lagging in this 31 Day Blog Challenge. Day 22: Catch Readers Up on the Basics of Your Blog As your readership grows, new folks will be wandering in. I had to add a wee bit of code into my blog template.

How to Use Analytics to Boost Your Course Sales


Someone searched for a related term (“online computer programming course”) and you appeared somewhere in the search results. Someone followed a link on a different website (a blog, a review, social media) and has found your course that way. Or who signed up for your newsletter, or who filled out a form, or who did whatever you were hoping they would do when they landed on that page.). Here’s what your website analytics can tell you about your sales process.

8 Workplace Learning Bloggers You Need to Follow

Bottom-Line Performance

Will is a learning consultant, learning researcher, learning benchmarker, program evaluator, speaker, workshop provider, simulation architect and instructional designer. You can bookmark “ Will’s Blog ” and follow him on social media.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018


A good idea is to reuse your blog’s content. Monetizing your blog as an online course. Writing. Good courses for a MOOC are: STEM Sciences (Math, Physics, Programming, etc.). Writing Goals and Objectives. What blogs do you read frequently”. Blog Posts.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: With Community Comes Great Responsibility

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 09, 2007 With Community Comes Great Responsibility In reflecting over the benefits of the first week or so of the 31 Days to Better Blogging Challenge , the biggest thing for me has been the overall boost in community.