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 1, 2016

7 Tips To Create Effective eLearning Assessments To Measure Online Training

Evaluating your online training program is essential; only by doing so you can measure the effectiveness of your training outcomes. eLearning assessments are a great way to establish whether the skills and the abilities of your employees have been aligned with your company’s needs and goals. In this article, I'll share 7 top tips on how to create effective eLearning assessments in order to ensure that your online training courses are truly effective.
by Christopher Pappas
December 31, 2015

6 Tips To Use Blended Learning For Onboarding

Recruiting great talents for your company is not enough; you need to retain them for a long time in order to achieve long-term success. In this article, I'll share why using blended learning is a highly effective method to make sure that your new hires are successfully integrated into your work culture, and I'll suggest 6 tips on how to use blended learning for onboarding in order to have full control over this major determinant for the success of your organization.
by Christopher Pappas
December 30, 2015

5 Proven Ways To Engage Employees In Your Virtual Classroom

Chances are, your employees aren't exactly excited to participate in online training. This situation makes it however much harder to transfer knowledge, so dealing with your staff's lack of enthusiasm is crucial. In this article, I'll share 5 proven ways to engage employees in your virtual classroom so that you can make sure that your workforce understands the importance of online training and develops the motivation and determination to be an integral part of your company’s success.
by Christopher Pappas
December 29, 2015

At The Heart Of An Educator

In this 5th geeky article, a writer contends that in a shaky, apathetic and dystopian world on the brink, the educator (eLearning or non) has a profound responsibility to open up minds. In this article, an educator is struggling to break free of his cynicism, but is finding his cynicism is invariably trying to keep him in check.
by Chris Alexander
December 27, 2015

6 Tips To Conduct A Successful Task Analysis For Corporate eLearning

One of the most crucial steps in developing successful corporate eLearning programs is identifying what your corporate learners need to know. If a work-related process or procedure is involved, then a detailed task analysis is often the ideal approach. In this article, I’ll offer 6 tips on how to conduct an effective task analysis for your next corporate eLearning course.
by Christopher Pappas
December 27, 2015

Artificial Intelligence In Sparky Prose

This impassioned fourth geek article, which is actually rather nerdy, meanders (a)musingly around a (human) writer’s actual paragraph attempts at writing something sagacious on artificial Intelligence (AI), and an alien (non-human-created) AI, who is drawn in by the writer’s maelstrom of contradictory thoughts. The alien AI finds the human writer entertaining and even murmurs something to itself as it flits away.
by Chris Alexander
December 25, 2015

7 Success Factors To Win The Bet With Overwhelmed Corporate Learners

Modern corporate learners are dealing with challenges that are unique to this digital era. In addition to long work hours and stressful job duties, employees are often weighed down with tech obligations. Emails and social media sites make their professional lives easier, in some respects, but they can also stand in the way of skill development and knowledge retention. In this article, I’ll discuss how to design effective online training experiences for overwhelmed corporate learners, so that they can acquire the skills they need to improve work performance.
by Christopher Pappas
December 25, 2015

Path From College To An Instructional Design Career

What skills do you need to work on if you want to become an Instructional Designer after graduating from college? How can you make progress in this niche and turn it into a nice experience between graduation and the actual Instructional Design career you have on your mind? Read on; we have the answers.
by Linda Craig
December 25, 2015

Why Weekly Sales Meetings Matter

Most of the sales staff in your company, especially those who work for straight commission pay, would rather do just about anything than attend weekly sales meetings. If these employees have been forced in previous positions to be there and are still having difficulties closing sales and have a never-ending complaint that they don't get sufficient support from other departments, their reluctance is understood. But handled judiciously, weekly sales meetings can be invigorating, useful as an exchange of information and ideas, and a strong motivation for success.
by Roz Bahrami