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Designing E-learning Courses for Adults with Low Education Levels

5 Tips for Designing E-learning for Adults with Low Education Levels

When designing e-learning for adult learner populations with low education levels, it’s essential to consider all the instructional design and multimedia elements, and how they work together to support this unique audience’s learning. Here we have compiled five tips from a recent project to help you create effective e-learning courses for ESL and similar learners.

Using Flow Theory and Gamification in the Content of the Employee Engagement Funnel

Using The Employee Engagement Funnel and Gamification For Business Transformation

Gamification should take center stage in driving the employee engagement funnel. Gamification is going through a process that is making it richer and better suited to make sustainable change in enterprises. This new era of enterprise gamification goes beyond badges and leaderboards and using compelling game mechanics such as narratives.

This is a first post of three on the employee engagement funnel. The next posts will discuss gamifying lead generation program and how to optimize the transition inside the funnel.

How Ready is Your Corporate E-Learning Content?

Free Content Readiness Assessment Tool for Corporate E-Learning

Before you begin your corporate e-learning course, it’s essential to first stop and ask, “How ready is my content?” The state of your content, or your “content readiness,” impacts your project plan, resource needs, and, yes, your project budget. And unstable content can create a ripple effect that could cost you additional dollars for changes later in the project. Not to worry, though—we’ve got you covered with a free, downloadable Content Readiness Assessment Tool, along with these great tips from solution architect Erin Krebs and instructional design practice lead Catherine Davis.

Dramatically Reduce Corporate Training Costs

How To Dramatically Reduce Corporate Training Costs

In this article I'll discuss how transitioning from face-to-face corporate training to online corporate training can help you to dramatically reduce corporate training costs and even share some tips to help you get the most out of your eLearning investment. In addition, if you are still skeptical about converting your face-to-face corporate training into eLearning, I will give you some examples of big brands that made the big transition and got positive results in many respects.

Top 9 Online Corporate Training Mistakes You Should Avoid

Top 9 Online Corporate Training Mistakes You Should Avoid

Every online corporate training project comes with its own unique set of obstacles such as a tight deadline or the difficulty of organizing an abundance of training materials. These issues can make an online corporate training project challenging even for the most experienced instructional designers. No matter the challenges, there are a number of online corporate training mistakes that many projects have in common. So, before developing your next online corporate training course, have a look at this list of the top 9 online corporate training mistakes that you should avoid.

Successful Mobile Training Strategy

8 Steps To Create and Develop an Effective Mobile Training Strategy

While face-to-face instructor-lead training used to be the “norm”, today mobile training has become an increasingly popular method of skill set and knowledge development. Training and development managers are beginning to see the endless potential of mobile training. That is because mobile training not only offers learners the ability to learn on-the-go, but also allows them to gain immediate access to information whenever and wherever they really need it.

Get Off the Gamification Struggle Bus

Get Off the Gamification Struggle Bus

Why are you using learning games? Because they’re fun? Or because they’re effective? It might seem like everyone is into gamification these days; former Vice President Al Gore has even said that “gamification is the new normal.”

How To Effectively Convert Face-To-Face Instructor-Led Training Into Online Training

How To Effectively Convert Face-To-Face Instructor-Led Training Into Online Training

We have been using the power of stories in professional learning for several years now.

I am going to share a case study that highlights how we effectively converted face-to-face Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to online training learning using storytorial as our learning strategy. What is really interesting is that the aimed business gain that was evading us during the ILT training was met after we made this story based online conversion.

Muddling Through Moodle

Muddling Through Moodle

For a company considering an LMS solution, spending $100,000 annually can cause sticker shock. In return, the organization receives an untried delivery channel to host, track, and report on the training content delivered to employees, distribution channels, and customers. Alternatively, many Software as a Service (SAS) LMS solutions have a cost-per-registered user model that seems affordable when you have a limited number of users, but can ramp up to be a very pricey annual expense if you have a large user base.

Blended Learning Models

Mix It Up with Blended Learning

Tired of the same old next-driven online training snooze fest? Well, mix it up! Blended learning can be very beneficial to your employees - and a welcome break from mindlessly clicking through a training course alone at their desks. Combining online and in-person learning creates a collaborative learning experience and allows for open communication.

How Single Sourcing Does the Work of an Army

How Single Sourcing Does the Work of an Army

Why is single sourcing such a big deal? If you have heard of the concept, you might realize it can be a big deal for a number of reasons. For one, it gives a few course eLearning developers the tools to do the work of an army. A single source mentality means eLearning content is created once, stored in a central repository (ideally the cloud) and then with the click of a button published to just about any eLearning platform one could possibly imagine.