10 Elearning Trends That Research Says You’ll See in 2018


With performance needs constantly changing and a torrent of content available both outside (TED talks, YouTube, blogs, etc.) Selfie videos, live streaming, video assignments, expert tips, best practice demos, bad practice demos – videos can stand alone or be combined with simple polls and discussions, or be built out into experiential learning simulations.

What I Learned Producing 90 eLearning Videos In 8 Weeks At Google


This, in a high-stakes environment (Google HQ) where only high-quality production would be acceptable, and in the middle of a torrent of changes and revisions to the product itself. Trust me on this one — the resulting unsolicited feedback will confuse and delay your project. When the project changed mid-stream (which happened often), we went back to the exam and got approvals on those changes before changing anything in the videos.


Jay Cross

Now, the torrent of information generated by the ever increasing stream of new developments has rendered this impossible. It pleases me to think of all of the passing information, entertainment, notifications, tweets, blogs, magazines, newspapers, and so on as a never-ending stream. For example, I set up a Google search that limits what it finds to learning voices I trust; another pulls answers only from people on John Hagel’s blogroll. Feeling lost?