eLearning Design and Development

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February 19, 2016

5 Tips To Use Cinemagraphs In eLearning

When a video is too much and a static image falls short, it is time to tap into the interactive and emotionally-gripping power of a cinemagraph. In this article, I will share the basics of eLearning cinemagraphs, and explore how you can use them in your next eLearning course to make it more effective and engaging.
by Christopher Pappas
February 12, 2016

From Learning Nuggets And Paths To Learning Maps And Learning GPS

Creating effective eLearning is hard, especially when you do not have an eLearning background. In this article I will describe how you can improve your eLearning by creating smaller modules, tie them together in learning paths, and then a learning GPS will plan your learning route. I will add a future outlook for learning as well.
by Kasper Spiro
February 8, 2016

7 Tips To Fact Checking eLearning Courses: A Practical Guide For eLearning Professionals

As the famous American writer and satirist, Mark Twain, once said: “Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please”. Giving your eLearning audience information that is supported by concrete evidence is part of the eLearning professional's job description. In this article, I'll share 7 tips for fact checking your eLearning courses, so that you can rest assured you’re offering your online learners true and up-to-date subject matter.
by Rory Cameron
February 3, 2016

5 Tips To Create Your First eCourse Like A Pro

Developing an eCourse on any topic or in any subject field requires many of the same things as developing a regular course; it is only the delivery that changes. Keep that in mind as your look at the following 5 tips for creating your eCourse like a pro.
by Julie Ellis
February 2, 2016

7 Tips To Use Visual Metaphors In eLearning

Metaphors are a powerful tool all on their own. However, adding visuals into the mix can make them an amazing eLearning resource. In this article, I will share 7 tips on how to use visual metaphors in eLearning, regardless of your subject matter or target audience.
by Christopher Pappas
January 21, 2016

Online Body Language And Learner Engagement

Everyone knows that your body language conveys much –if not more– than what you say. And we usually approach the online environment as if there were no body language. But there is another way to look at this: Your online body language can be powerful as well as body language in person.
by Elizabeth Falconer
January 18, 2016

7 Tips To Create Hollywood-Worthy eLearning Videos

You don't have to be a movie producer to create top notch eLearning videos that wow your audience. As a matter of fact, the right tools can help you design online presentations that are powerful, profound, and perfectly polished. In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you develop eLearning videos that are worthy of the silver screen.
by Christopher Pappas
January 16, 2016

Simplify eLearning Content Development With Visual Feedback

Subject expertise, design, development, delivery, oh my! That looks like a job for a lot of people. In my previous article, I talked about why an eLearning course review is essential. In this one, I’ll focus on content development teams and introduce you to a platform where you can collaborate with your team to review your courses during the production phase itself and deliver better products faster by simplifying content development with visual feedback.
by Utkarsh Talwar
January 14, 2016

5 Tips To Choose And Use Style Guides In eLearning

Authors and journalists aren’t the only ones who need to know about style guides. In fact, every eLearning professional who creates written online content for their eLearning courses should learn as much as possible about these standards. In this article, I will share 5 tips on how to choose and use style guides in eLearning.
by Christopher Pappas