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Effective Synchronous eLearning Strategy

8 Tips To Create an Effective Synchronous eLearning Strategy

In this article, I'll offer you a step-by-step look at how to create a synchronous learning strategy that is informative, engaging, and interactive. Regardless of whether you are developing a private or corporate eLearning plan and whether you are planning an event, lesson, or course there are certain synchronous learning tips you will need to follow.

How Ready is Your Corporate E-Learning Content?

Free Content Readiness Assessment Tool for Corporate E-Learning

Before you begin your corporate e-learning course, it’s essential to first stop and ask, “How ready is my content?” The state of your content, or your “content readiness,” impacts your project plan, resource needs, and, yes, your project budget. And unstable content can create a ripple effect that could cost you additional dollars for changes later in the project. Not to worry, though—we’ve got you covered with a free, downloadable Content Readiness Assessment Tool, along with these great tips from solution architect Erin Krebs and instructional design practice lead Catherine Davis.

Flow-control in eLearning

Flow-control in eLearning. From here to where?

A critical piece in efficiency of an eLearning lesson or an eLearning course is the flow control. Do you let your learners choose their own path to learning - potentially missing out on key information in the process? Or do you dictate the steps- sacrificing flexibility for the visibility of the learning path?

eLearning Future: What Will eLearning Look Like in 2075?

eLearning Future: What Will eLearning Look Like in 2075?

What will a classroom look like in fifty years?

Hundreds of years ago, no one could have possibly imagined some of the exciting, effective learning technologies we have today. In just the last few decades, there have been dramatic technological advances that are changing the nature of the classroom, how students learn, and how teachers teach. Resources are more readily accessible and content is more engaging than ever before. In this blog post, I outline four of the most popular elearning trends of 2014 (including MOOCs, mlearning, virtual reality technology, and gamification) that could lay a foundation for the future state of schools, as well as speculate what classrooms, learning platforms, and teacher roles might be like in the future.

Dramatically Reduce Corporate Training Costs

How To Dramatically Reduce Corporate Training Costs

In this article I'll discuss how transitioning from face-to-face corporate training to online corporate training can help you to dramatically reduce corporate training costs and even share some tips to help you get the most out of your eLearning investment. In addition, if you are still skeptical about converting your face-to-face corporate training into eLearning, I will give you some examples of big brands that made the big transition and got positive results in many respects.

How To Bake An eLearning Course

How To Bake An eLearning Course

It occurred to me that instructional design of an elearning course has similarities to baking a cake. What parallels can you think of? What elearning skills are required to go from home baker to professional pastry chef?

6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning

6 Online Collaboration Tools and Strategies For Boosting Learning

Learning is no longer limited to classrooms. The advent of new technological tools has made it possible for distantly located students to collaborate with their instructors and peers for learning new skills and acquiring enhanced knowledge. Distance and time is no longer a barrier for imbibing knowledge. But for ensuring that students remain motivated and focused in their learning and gain the most from their interaction with their fellow students and instructors, proper strategies for learning activities need to be formulated and implemented. Otherwise, students will feel neglected and disengaged. For effective implementation of learning strategies, right aids need to be used. These online collaboration tools will enable students to communicate and collaborate fast and easily. This will sustain their interest, improve focus and they would be able to contribute in best possible way and get quality results in turn.

Top 9 Online Corporate Training Mistakes You Should Avoid

Top 9 Online Corporate Training Mistakes You Should Avoid

Every online corporate training project comes with its own unique set of obstacles such as a tight deadline or the difficulty of organizing an abundance of training materials. These issues can make an online corporate training project challenging even for the most experienced instructional designers. No matter the challenges, there are a number of online corporate training mistakes that many projects have in common. So, before developing your next online corporate training course, have a look at this list of the top 9 online corporate training mistakes that you should avoid.