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Common eLearning Interview Questions You Should Ask

8 Common eLearning Interview Questions

Ready to expand your Learning and Development team? Want to find the perfect eLearning professional to design your next eLearning course? In this article, I’ll share 8 common eLearning interview questions you’ll want to ask before hiring an eLearning professional. On the flipside, eLearning professionals can use these questions to get prepared for their upcoming eLearning interview.

Top 5 Tips For Innovative eLearning Development

Top 5 Tips For Innovative eLearning Development

Amongst the challenges that Learning and Development teams and Learning Consultants face today, the top 2 pertaining to training would be: 1) How to increase the efficacy of training?, and 2) What learning strategies should be adopted to ensure that the learning and business mandates are met? In this article I will outline 5 tips for innovative eLearning development that will help organizations improve efficacy of training by making the learning stick.

5 Instructional Design Tips To Enhance Metacognition In eLearning

5 Instructional Design Tips To Enhance Metacognition In eLearning

An empowered learner is a successful learner. Not only do they have the confidence they need to solve problems autonomously, but they are active participants who are motivated and inspired to learn. One of the most effective ways to empower your online learners is to incorporate metacognition into your eLearning strategy. In this article, I’ll share 5 tips on how to enhance metacognition in eLearning.

Multiple Choice Questions: Getting Them Right

Multiple Choice Questions: Getting Them Right

Multiple choice questions are considered to be the question type with the widest possible range of applications, as they are well suited for testing almost any degree of understanding. This question type works equally well whether you need to test for knowledge retention, application of newly acquired knowledge, or the ability to analyze new contexts. Due to this (and a number of other factors), multiple choice questions are the leading question type both in the corporate and in the academic sector.

6 Graphic Design Best Practices For eLearning Professionals

6 Graphic Design Best Practices For eLearning Professionals

eLearning professionals may not be experts in the field of graphic design. After all, we have to wear enough hats already that adding one more to the pile may be just too much to bear. However, if you want to create eLearning courses that are immersive and engaging for your online learners, you should have a basic understanding of how to use font, color, and visuals to your advantage. In this article, I’ll share 6 graphic design best practices that every eLearning professional needs to know.

5 Ways To Enhance Your Online Science Course Using Interactive Whiteboards

5 Ways To Enhance Your Online Science Course Using Interactive Whiteboards

Interactive whiteboards are not just for business conferences anymore. They have made their way into many live classrooms, but have struggled to consistently demonstrate their value in terms of cost and student outcomes. In the online setting the cost can be considerably less (or even free) and easily implemented by an instructor with the help of tutorials. In this article I will show you 5 ways you can use interactive whiteboards in your online science courses as stand-alone lessons or supplements to your existing modules.

7 Ways Unconventional Coaching Produces Extraordinary 1:1s With Your Employees

7 Ways Unconventional Coaching Produces Extraordinary 1:1s With Your Employees

There are 7 rather surprising reasons why your 1:1s with your employees may not be as effective as you would like them to be. That’s the bad news. The good news is that unconventional coaching can turn every single one of those scenarios around and produce extraordinary results. In no particular order, here are those hard-to-discover causes and what to do about them.