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The biggest and most thorough collection of eLearning articles. Anything you need to know for eLearning, written by the top eLearning experts worldwide.

Content Curation In Online Learning: How To Do It Right

Content Curation In Online Learning: How To Do It Right

Building a module of online learning is like developing a lesson plan that you will deliver in a vacuum. You will not see or hear the reaction to what you deliver and you will have no clues to tell you if your audience is engaged, bored, or still there. In this article I will share some insight on content curation in order to help you engage and entertain your online learners.

9 Tips To Develop Accessible eLearning

9 Tips To Develop Accessible eLearning

In a dream world, everyone has access to learning; in the real world, online learning has been accessible to all only recently. In this article, I’ll share everything you need to know about accessible eLearning as well as the accessible eLearning benefits and 9 tips on how to develop accessible eLearning content, so that you cannot only reach a broader eLearning audience, but also do your little part in enabling more individuals to achieve their personal or professional goals while learning in a comfortable eLearning environment.

Why Your Company Will Fail Without A Learning Culture

Why Your Company Will Fail Without A Learning Culture

What keeps top performers at your company? Is it a pinball machine, free lunch, or a skateboard ramp? Surprisingly, research shows that while those perks are nice, they’re not the top indicators of a highly desirable workplace. What your employees actually want is a strong learning culture and a robust set of learning offerings.

4 Fleeting Icebreaker Adjectives

4 Fleeting Icebreaker Adjectives

Asking students to identify themselves in four icebreaker adjectives can be a part of a welcome online discussion that leads them to read the online course syllabus and explain which two learning objectives they like most. It is a great technique that increases student engagement. This is how it works.

Closed-Ended Questions In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Closed-Ended Questions In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Josef Albers, one of the most influential artistic educators of the 20th century, once said that “Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers". Open-ended questions may ignite the creative spark and offer insight into a learner's thought process, but closed-ended questions offer a direct and effective way to test their comprehension. In this article, I’ll present different types of closed-ended questions and I'll shed light on how you can use closed-ended questions in eLearning by sharing 6 invaluable tips.

The Pedagogy Behind MOOCs: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

The Pedagogy Behind MOOCs: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

What are the peculiarities of designing an online course that addresses to such a big audience? What does it mean in terms of instructional design? And is there an ideal pedagogy behind MOOCs? In this article, I’ll explain the peculiarities of an instructional design for “massive” learning, the different pedagogical approaches behind xMOOCs and cMOOCs, and I’ll show you how to motivate your learners in order to maximize the effectiveness of your MOOC courses and minimize dropout rates.

5 Innovative Training Strategies For Insurance That Work

5 Innovative Training Strategies For Insurance That Work

In today’s environment of economic volatility, increasing calamities (natural and man-made) and changing global dynamics, the Insurance sector needs to adopt training approaches that will help them equip their employees to manage these variables successfully. While the Insurance sector continues to grow, the Learning and Development professionals in this sector have challenges of addressing the external variables as well challenges that are intrinsic to the industry. In this article I will outline 5 of our innovative training strategies that have helped our customers in Insurance meet these challenges.

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your eLearning Tools

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your eLearning Tools

Many companies have started to adopt eLearning as a primary training technique because it has proven to be as successful as conventional training, but at a much lower cost. In this article I will share 3 ways to optimize your eLearning courses by taking advantage of your eLearning tools.