Blake Beus

Director of Learning Solutions at Allen Communication Learning Services

eLearning Articles by Blake Beus

How And When To Use Interview-Style Videos

How And When To Use Interview-Style Videos

Thursday, 3 August 2017 by Blake Beus

Interview-style videos are a great asset to complement traditional training courses, whether they're being used to hold a learner's attention…

Corporate
A Practical Check-In With 4 Of The Most Popular Instructional Design Models

A Practical Check-In With 4 Of The Most Popular Instructional Design Models

Sunday, 4 June 2017 by Blake Beus

When choosing which Instructional Design model to apply in a learning course, it's often helpful to determine which methodologies are…

Instructional Design
Weighing The Positives And Negatives Of Remote Learning

Weighing The Positives And Negatives Of Remote Learning

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 by Blake Beus

Companies have long struggled to make effective and engaging training for their field workers. However, remote training has become more…

Corporate
Building Training Courses From Learning Objectives

Building Training Courses From Learning Objectives

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 by Blake Beus

Learning objectives should be a glimpse of what strategists want the end result of employee onboarding to be. When designing…

Corporate
3 Modern Instructional Designer Skills For Creating A Cohesive Learning Experience

3 Modern Instructional Designer Skills For Creating A Cohesive Learning Experience

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 by Blake Beus

Expert Instructional Designers know how to focus first on their learner and design with them in mind. Here are the…

Instructional Design
4 Best Practices To Use Animation For Training

4 Best Practices To Use Animation For Training

Monday, 26 December 2016 by Blake Beus

There’s no denying that motion graphic videos and animations are an attractive tool for Instructional Designers to use in both…

Corporate
3 Interactive Video Strategies For Your Custom Training Projects

3 Interactive Video Strategies For Your Custom Training Projects

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 by Blake Beus

Today's learners are primed for a learning experience that effectively uses video. As training professionals, finding the right method of…

Corporate
Defining Learning Outcomes To Reinforce Scenario-Based Learning

Defining Learning Outcomes To Reinforce Scenario-Based Learning

Monday, 12 September 2016 by Blake Beus

Using scenario-based learning assists in making learning more interactive by situating learners in a realistic learning environment. Here is some…

Corporate
Why User Experience Design Is Important For Training Your Employees

Why User Experience Design Is Important For Training Your Employees

Monday, 1 August 2016 by Blake Beus

Design and User Experience (UX) are extremely important for employee development. One of the core principles of designing custom eLearning…

Corporate
5 Ways Digital Technology Is Impacting Employee Engagement

5 Ways Digital Technology Is Impacting Employee Engagement

Sunday, 3 July 2016 by Blake Beus

The digital age is here. Companies and organizations must embrace modern tools and tech in order to provide employees with…

Corporate
3 Onboarding Gamification Elements To Consider For Boosting Engagement During Sales Training

3 Onboarding Gamification Elements To Consider For Boosting Engagement During Sales Training

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 by Blake Beus

Finding new ways to engage employees during training is no easy feat. What's even more challenging is executing engagement strategies…

Gamification