Keith Gibson

Director of Design Consulting at Allen Communication Learning Services

eLearning Articles by Keith Gibson

4 Advantages Of Open Navigation In eLearning

4 Advantages Of Open Navigation In eLearning

Saturday, 14 January 2017 by Keith Gibson

While HTML5 still offers a fixed navigation capability, there are numerous advantages in open navigation in eLearning.

Best Practices
4 Effective Strategies To Engage eLearners

4 Effective Strategies To Engage eLearners

Thursday, 15 December 2016 by Keith Gibson

In order to be competitive, training strategies and environments can’t be merely functional, they have to be engaging. What are…

Corporate
5 Ways To Support Acculturation In Onboarding

5 Ways To Support Acculturation In Onboarding

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 by Keith Gibson

From the way you dress on Friday to how you deal with serious issues, every organization has a culture. Your…

Corporate
Context In Leadership Training: Without Context, Leadership Training Will Fail

Context In Leadership Training: Without Context, Leadership Training Will Fail

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 by Keith Gibson

When a company implements a leadership training initiative, they shouldn’t lose sight of the context of the workplace, the workers,…

Corporate
5 Tips To Choose A Custom Training Vendor

5 Tips To Choose A Custom Training Vendor

Wednesday, 7 September 2016 by Keith Gibson

If you’ve decided to go with custom training over off-the-shelf, you’re then faced with the task of finding a partner.…

Corporate
The Value Of Pre-Training Engagement

The Value Of Pre-Training Engagement

Monday, 6 June 2016 by Keith Gibson

Engagement is important, but we don’t want to wait until the training has started to try to get our learners…

Corporate
Selling Corporate Training: Why You Should See Learners As Customers

Selling Corporate Training: Why You Should See Learners As Customers

Tuesday, 3 May 2016 by Keith Gibson

If we treat our learners as potential customers who have to be sold on the value of a product, we…

Market
How To Decide If Custom eLearning Is Right For You

How To Decide If Custom eLearning Is Right For You

Monday, 4 April 2016 by Keith Gibson

Not every situation requires custom eLearning, and a thoughtful consideration of when it is most useful will help us maximize…

Corporate
Being Smart About Smartphone Training

Being Smart About Smartphone Training

Monday, 29 February 2016 by Keith Gibson

The physical setting of our training matters, and that is especially true when we are considering smartphone training.

Mobile Learning
3 Things Google Can Teach Us About Microlearning

3 Things Google Can Teach Us About Microlearning

Thursday, 4 February 2016 by Keith Gibson

Recently my 10-year-old was working on a school project about state capitals, and he began asking questions about Montgomery, the…

Micro Learning
Personalized eLearning: 3 Ways To Personalize Your eLearning Solutions

Personalized eLearning: 3 Ways To Personalize Your eLearning Solutions

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 by Keith Gibson

Personalizing eLearning to your audience doesn’t have to be costly or time consuming. There are a few easy ways to…

Design and Development
3 Keys To Successful, Low-Cost Gamification

3 Keys To Successful, Low-Cost Gamification

Monday, 30 November 2015 by Keith Gibson

Some of the most productive game elements can be incorporated into our training programs with relatively little budget. In this…

Gamification