eLearning Articles

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February 9, 2015

30 Great Onboarding eLearning Resources

As soon as someone says ‘yes’ to a job, employers need to be thinking of them as one of their own. So why wait until their first day to get them on their induction or onboarding journey? And why stop there? Let staff access all your great onboarding resources whatever their role and regardless of how long they’ve been with you. Elearning makes it possible to get all your onboarding resources together in one easy to find place and make them available anytime and to anyone.
by Li Whybrow
February 8, 2015

How Brain Works? Surprising Brain Facts For eLearning Designers

Are you an eLearning Developer or a Designer in anyways? Have you ever wondered why you are not able to find some creative ideas to implement a solution during the peak hours of your work? Do you work on multiple projects in a day and ending up with less productivity or more errors? There are few surprising brain facts about how our brain works.
by Jiyo Mathew Johnson
February 6, 2015

The Basics Of Design Thinking In eLearning

Design thinking is a term that has been used for years in a variety of business industries. In particular for eLearning professionals, is a way to develop eLearning deliverables that are always on target and offer real value to your audience. In this article, I'll highlight the basic ideas behind design thinking in eLearning and the stages involved.
by Christopher Pappas
February 5, 2015

6 Reasons To Use Prototype in eLearning

Creating a prototype in eLearning may require a significant investment of both time and resources, but the benefits it offers are well worth it in the end. In this article, I'll offer some convincing arguments for why you should be using prototypes when creating your eLearning deliverables.
by Christopher Pappas
February 4, 2015

Why Soft Skills Are Key To EVERYONE’s Employability And Career Progression

The message about ‘soft skills’ has been garnering a lot of support in the press: highly qualified graduates with a string of A*s but who are uncomfortable in face-to-face meetings and making calls. Business is all about building relationships and those relationships just don’t develop via email – people need to go out there and talk to other people and they need soft skills to do it. Mark Rose explains how it can be done.
by Mark Rose
February 2, 2015

How To Undermine Your 1-to-1 Program... Without Really Trying

We’ve all read those articles on creating “good” 1-to-1 programs. But sure, while being good is, well, good, being devilish is sometimes downright fun. And how better to be mischievous and naughty than with technology, especially with something as comprehensive as a school or district wide 1-to-1 program? So if you are thinking about starting a 1-to-1 program—and want to channel your inner Voldemort (or maybe, more benignly, your inner Squirrel Nutkin) and create havoc in your incipient or future 1-to-1 program--this post offers 10 easy steps to get you started.
by Mary Burns
February 1, 2015

How To Integrate Action Mapping in eLearning Courses

If you're looking for a way to improve your workflow and streamline the design and development process of your eLearning course, then you may want to think about action mapping. In this article, I'll share the basics of action mapping in eLearning, and I'll also walk you through how to integrate it into your eLearning course.
by Christopher Pappas
February 1, 2015

Digital Learning Styles Present A Challenge For Online Educators

Distance education is rapidly growing and demands constant adaptation by everyone involved, including educators. It opens up more opportunities for a wide range of students, making higher education accessible for more people. However, with the increasing diversity in student populations and rapidly changing technology, defining and supporting learning styles for all students is becoming more challenging.
by Mary Norton
January 30, 2015

7 Tips To Evaluate eLearning Professionals

Rifling through a seemingly endless stack of resumes and applications can be tedious, especially if you aren't quite sure what you're looking for. In this article, I'll share some tips on how to evaluate eLearning professionals, so that you can find the eLearning candidate who offers the experience and skill sets you need.
by Christopher Pappas