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February 18, 2015 | Sponsored

Build Or Buy eLearning Content To Support Your Product Launch

Developing e-learning content to support a product launch might not seem as immediately important as much as say, marketing or PR, but it’s crucial to get everybody in your organisation not only understanding it, but living and breathing the messages behind it. Once your product is released, it’s too late to start developing e-learning content - by this point, your people need to know it inside and out, and have the necessary tools at their disposal to help it succeed.
by Mike Alcock
February 16, 2015

5 Tips To Find Your Narrative Voice For Your eLearning Course

By finding and perfecting your narrative voice for your eLearning course, you gain the ability to create an eLearning experience that is polished, organized, and complete. In this article, I'll explore how you can discover your narrative voice for your eLearning content, so that your eLearning courses can offer real value to your audience, instead of creating disjointed eLearning courses that fail to meet their learning objectives.
by Christopher Pappas
February 16, 2015

BYOD: What Training Professionals Need to Know

According to TechTarget, “BYOD (bring your own device) is the increasing trend toward employee-owned devices within a business. Smartphones are the most common example but employees also take their own tablets, laptops and USB drives into the workplace.”
by Payton Sherry
February 15, 2015

User Experience Design and eLearning: A Conversation with Julie Dirksen

For many e-learning developers, User Experience design can be the key to unlocking a great experience for their learners. Julie Dirksen, one of the pioneers in applying UX principles to e-learning, argues that all e-learning developers need a basic knowledge of UX design to create an engaging experience. She also supplies some excellent resources to get started on that journey. What follows is a transcript of a short e-mail exchange with Dirksen; it has been lightly edited for content and length.
by Andrew Winner
February 12, 2015

7 Tips To Develop Attention Grabbing eLearning Course Descriptions

Creating effective eLearning course descriptions may seem simple and straightforward, but it may often be one of the most challenging aspects of the eLearning course design. This is due to the fact that the eLearning course descriptions must be powerful and informative, but concise, so that learners get a feel for how your eLearning courses can benefit them in their personal or professional lives. In this article, I'll go over how to develop attention grabbing eLearning course descriptions for your eLearning courses.
by Christopher Pappas
February 12, 2015

3 Things We Love About e-Learning

You wouldn’t be visiting eLearningIndustry.com if you didn’t love e-Learning, so in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re highlighting a few things about e-Learning that we think are worthy of some roses and caramel-filled chocolates. Or maybe a stuffed teddy bear holding roses and chocolates… Depends how strong your love is for e-Learning!
by Stephanie Ivec
February 10, 2015

Top 5 Performance Management Online Training Strategies

One of the most effective ways to boost an organization's productivity, profits, and professional accountability is by creating a winning performance management online training strategy. In this article, I'll highlight the top 5 performance management online training strategies that you should be aware of.
by Christopher Pappas
February 10, 2015

Can Experiential Learning Be Applied To eLearning?

Experiential learning is a process that allows learners to develop knowledge and skills from their own experience rather than from formal training courses. Experiential learning encompasses a variety of interactive and participative hands-on activities and is much more effective than traditional learning approaches. This article is the first in a series about Experiential Learning. Check it out and learn some of the critical elements of Experiential Learning and the reasons why Experiential Learning is important.
by Marina Arshavskiy
February 9, 2015

7 Tips To Create Linear eLearning Courses

A linear eLearning course design is one of the most popular eLearning design approaches, as it offers both new and experienced eLearning professionals the ability to create cohesive, well organized, and effective eLearning experiences for virtually any subject matter. In this article I'll offer a step-by-step guide that will help you create linear eLearning courses for your audience.
by Christopher Pappas