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.

December 24, 2015

7 Technical Pitfalls That Can Ruin Your eLearning Experience

eLearning experiences are, by nature, technology-based. As such, making sure that all of the technical elements of your eLearning course work perfect should be a top priority. In this article, I’ll highlight 7 of the technical pitfalls that eLearning professionals should avoid in order to boost the effectiveness of their eLearning course.
by Christopher Pappas
December 24, 2015

How To Align Business Strategies With Learning Initiatives Through Custom Learning?

In the current setup, corporate houses are increasingly becoming inclined towards technology-aided learning, which is quite obvious keeping in view the close integration between work and learning. It is very essential for the Learning and Development function to find a clear link between the business objectives of the organization and individual development through learning. In this regards, custom learning greatly helps in aligning both the personal and organizational objectives.
by Anand Timothy
December 23, 2015

Insights On Insight (And The True Nature Of Neurolearning)

It was author and education expert John Dewey who said “We do not learn from experience… We learn from reflecting on experience”. Dewey probably didn’t know it at the time, but his ideas were firmly rooted not only in human nature, but also neurology. Today, we know much more about the brain and the way it adapts and learns; proving what may seem like an old-fashioned theory right. What follows are some thoughts on the true nature of neurolearning.
by Andrew Fayad
December 23, 2015

The Learner’s Perspective On eLearning: How Do Learners Evaluate Technology-Aided Learning?

Most learners perceive eLearning very positively; this is how they would prefer to learn in the future. However, they also draw attention to the importance of the human dimension of eLearning, which is as important as its technological aspect. In this article I will explain why the learner’s perspective on is one of the most crucial factors in determining the success of the learning endeavor.
by Heena Nanda
December 21, 2015

Stop With “The Future Of Learning” Already

I see articles every week that have “the future of learning” in them. It may be gamification, micro-learning, social learning, device agnostic content, learning paths, etc. I believe that none of these are the future of learning, because within an organizational context, there are really three different goals we are trying to achieve - often simultaneously.
by Bill Bruck, Ph.D.
December 21, 2015

6 Tell-Tale Signs That Your eLearning Assessments May Be Missing The Mark

The only way to know if your eLearning strategy is truly effective is identifying whether your learners have actually acquired and retained the necessary skills and knowledge. While interviews and surveys can offer a glimpse into the minds of your audience, an eLearning assessment gives you the complete picture. In this article, I’ll share 5 indications to determine if your eLearning assessments are right on target or missing the mark.
by Christopher Pappas
December 19, 2015

Asynchronous Learning Advantages And Disadvantages In Corporate Training

Online training in an asynchronous online environment means that the full responsibility of learning falls on the shoulders of employees; they are the ones who have maximum control over how, when, and where learning happens. But is learning at one’s own pace the ideal online training experience? In this article, I'll share 5 advantages and 5 disadvantages of asynchronous learning so that you will be able to determine whether your audience would benefit from this learning method or not.
by Christopher Pappas
December 18, 2015

10 Blended Learning Best Practices For Effective Corporate Training

What are the tips to succeed and the mistakes you absolutely need to avoid when following a blended learning approach? In this article, I’ll share 10 dos and don’ts to keep in mind when designing your blended learning corporate training strategy, so you can make sure that your blended learning course offers the best out of both classroom and online training to your corporate audience.
by Christopher Pappas