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6 Tips To Build A Thriving Online Learning Community

6 Tips To Build A Thriving Online Learning Community

Creating an interactive and engaging environment for your learners can be the key to running a successful online program. By building an interactive online learning community for your learners you are not only improving your course, but providing a much greater learning experience for everyone involved.

5 Ways To Humanize The eLearning Experience

5 Ways To Humanize The eLearning Experience

How can we humanize the eLearning experience? Addressing dropout rates and providing strategies to make students feel more connected online, we look at how to improve the online classroom experience through the use of tools, creativity, social networking, and teacher-student contact.

We Need A Workplace Performance Focus – Now

We Need A Workplace Performance Focus - Now

If you’ve been listening to organizational Learning and Development (L&D) chatter in the last few years, you’ve begun to hear more and more talk about “performance”. Vocal authorities in the Learning and Development field are recommending we avoid building traditional training courses just because someone asks for one in favor of looking for more holistic “workplace performance solutions”. What does looking for workplace performance solutions mean, exactly? Does it even make sense for people whose traditional mission has been to develop instruction to go outside of that mission? In this and follow-up articles, I’ll explain the types of analysis work that Learning and Development people can use to determine what is causing the types of problems that cause people to come to us saying “We need a course!”.

6 Tips To Use Animations In eLearning

6 Tips To Use Animations In eLearning

Animations may bring out our inner child, but they also have the power to improve knowledge retention, engage online learners, and simplify complex concepts. In this article, I'll talk about why you should use animation in your eLearning experiences and share 6 tips for using them in eLearning courses.

2016 Training Trends: Video

2016 Training Trends: Video

There is little question that video training is the one of the training trends that will become a powerful force for organizations looking to deliver more and better training in 2016 and beyond.

The eLearning Color Guide: Evoking The RIGHT Emotion

The eLearning Color Guide: Evoking The RIGHT Emotion

Without color, the world would be bland and boring shades of gray. Color has the power to calm us, to put us on high alert, and to get us in touch with nature. It also allows us to convey certain emotions in our eLearning course design. In this eLearning color guide, I'll explore the psychological significance of each color, so that you can evoke the right emotion in your online learners.