eLearning Articles

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

February 7, 2016

The Four Responsibilities Of The Learning Professional

In this ground-breaking article you will find out: Why you don’t become a professional just by calling yourself one; why the professional does not serve the interests of their clients simply by doing what they are told; why learning professionals should aim to do no harm to their learners; why it is absurd for a learning professional to be technophobic; why being a professional means basing your recommendations on hard evidence, not romanticism.
by Clive Shepherd
February 4, 2016

4 Ways To Turn Online Learning Weaknesses Into Strengths

Online courses are an attractive way to go to school as they offer flexibility with work and home schedules. However, there are certain drawbacks that online classes have that traditional classrooms do not. This article explains four online learning weaknesses and the ways to turn them into an advantage.
by Justin Mills
February 3, 2016

6 Major Advantages Of Custom eLearning For Corporate Training

Providing your employees with effective eLearning is a lot like shopping for clothing; a one-size-fits-all approach does not usually cut it. While pre-built, off-the-shelf products can be initially cheaper to purchase, they might not result in the greatest ROI or offer the best fit for the specific skills and knowledge required by your organization. Here are 6 advantages custom eLearning development can bring to your company.
by Ruby Spencer, CTDP
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 3, 2016

Why Micro Learning Is The Future Of Training In The Workplace

How do you get your news these days? If you get the paper off of the driveway every morning and read it with your coffee, you are in a small minority. You may catch the early morning news on TV while you get dressed; you may get some news tidbits on the radio while you drive to work; or you may, like a growing majority, turn to the internet for short snippets of news, using your smartphone or tablet. This is an example of micro learning, and we engage in it every day.
by Laura Callisen
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 30, 2016

7 Best Practices For eLearning Course Navigation

As a learner navigating through an eLearning module, did you ever get stuck on a particular slide because you were not sure about what to do next? If yes, then you have probably been a victim of an eLearning course navigational structure, which has not been designed properly.
by Anand Timothy