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.

January 28, 2016

Is Something Missing From E-Learning?

In this 6th geek article the writer asserts that in spite of the fact that the viability of most educational institutions today is predicated on being able to adapt quickly to advancements in e-learning technology, something axiomatically human appears to be being pushed aside.
by Chris Alexander
January 28, 2016

3 Key Online Learning Validation Requirements

Online learning validation involves ensuring: Validity of the eLearning qualifications, reproducibility of the online assessments, and reliability of the eLearning systems. Satisfying all of these 3 requirements is essential for making the online courses appealing to the learners!
by Michael Baron
January 27, 2016

How To Sell Online Courses

This article is for those who are planning to sell online courses as a business. If you fall into that category, you’re tapping into an outstanding business opportunity. But rather than add to the justified hype in that direction, let’s get to the actual nuts and bolts of how to create, format, market, and sell online courses. This article is about doing rather than dreaming. So, how exactly do you sell online courses?
by David Hill
January 26, 2016

Top 6 eLearning Trends For 2016

Want to know what lies ahead for the world of eLearning in 2016? In this article, I'll forecast the 6 top trends for the coming year, so that you can keep up to date with the latest and greatest in eLearning. So, get ready to welcome the New Year by integrating some of these modern tools, technologies, and ideologies into your eLearning strategy.
by Christopher Pappas
January 26, 2016

3 Ways Online Training Providers Can Use Gamification In Their Courses

If you’re simply taking a game and apply it to online training, you’re doing gamification wrong! For example, think of gamified training that’s based around a word search or a board game. These forms of gamification can be expensive to create and often offer little value to the learner. Instead, you need to find ways to use gaming elements to create better experiences that are not possible with traditional learning mediums.
by Li Whybrow
January 25, 2016

eLearning Best Practices For Digital Signage

Digital signage is a fairly new communication medium that evolved from corporate TV back in the seventies. This new communication technology really took off when the internet became popular and now anyone can run their own private communication channel. The main components of any modern digital signage system are: Hardware (TV and content playback device), Content Management Software (CMS), and an internet connection. Digital signage is commonly used for corporate communication, public information, and advertising. The skills required to deploy and use a digital signage network cover many disciplines, from creative to technical skills. However, as CMS products mature, we see more administrative personnel requiring training on these products.
by Maurice Doran
January 24, 2016

5 Top Tips To Maximize Your Compliance Training Experience

The reality of compliance training for most organizations goes something like this: Legal responsibilities and regulatory requirements continue to increase, budgets shrink, and seat time pressures rise — not quite the formula for a winning training solution. Here are 5 top tips for maximizing your compliance training experience.
by Fionnuala Courtney
January 22, 2016

8 Ways Busy eLearning Professionals Can Improve Their Time Management Skills

If time management is not your strong suit but you simply don’t have the time to master the skill, then this article was written with you in mind. In this article, I’ll share 8 organization tips that can help you stay on track and improve your time management skills in order to achieve your eLearning project goals, without having to devote countless hours to mastering this all-important trait.
by Christopher Pappas
January 22, 2016

Corporate eLearning In Asia: The Global Relevance

Comparatively speaking, corporate eLearning still represents a rather small portion of the overall eLearning market –8% according to one recent survey–, but in part because of that the upside potential is enormous, and nowhere is this truer than in Asia. Let us see what happens with corporate eLearning in Asia.
by Julia Bespala
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 20, 2016

4 Learning Evaluation Models You Can Use

How do you know that the learning programs you put together work with your learners and the particular context of your organization? When you attend a conference session or read a blog about the latest craze, how do you know if it really is a useful approach or just hot air? Learning evaluation can help answer these questions. So how do you evaluate learning?
by Andrew Downes