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January 30, 2015

How To Encourage Continuously Interactive Online Discussions

Ever get tired of grading posts at 11:00 pm on a Sunday night as the last students desperately try to finish the week’s discussion question with just minutes remaining? Looking for ways to keep a more even flow of posts and better interactions among your students? This article shares two techniques to develop better learning communities with more and better interactions among students in online discussions.
by Tony Birch
January 29, 2015

Top 7 Tips For Effective eLearning Course Subtitling

Adding subtitles in your eLearning course can offer learners the chance to more easily acquire and absorb the subject matter, which should be reason enough to consider doing so. However, it also provides another key advantage that should not be overlooked, which is the ability to reach more potential learners. In this article, I'll share some tips for effective subtitling in eLearning, so that you can reap all of the rewards it has to offer.
by Christopher Pappas
January 29, 2015

Quick Tips to Boost Your e-Learning ROI

“An organization’s ability to learn and translate that learning into action rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage.” This quote by Jack Welch, the former Chairman & CEO of GE, is a perfect summary of why e-Learning is so important. Companies all over have turned to online training—with great success. IBM created an e-Learning program for managers and discovered that participants learned nearly five times more material through e-Learning—without increasing time spent training. That’s incredible ROI!
by Stephanie Ivec
January 28, 2015

Got E-Learning Subject Matter Expert Challenges?

This article will provide an overview of Subject Matter Expert Challenges. How to Flip your scripts to ensure ‘Subject Matter Expert Satisfaction’. Gain Subject Matter Expert Buy-In and get Sign-Off. And make sure you’re not the cause of resistance.
by Monique H
January 27, 2015

5 Marketing Tips To Apply In eLearning

This article features marketing ideas and principles that you can apply in your eLearning course design to increase learner engagement and excitement. If you're looking for ways to transform even the most dry and dull subject matter into something truly motivational and interactive, then you've come to the right place.
by Christopher Pappas
January 27, 2015

Great Onboarding eLearning: Our Top 20

What are the characteristics of an a great onboarding program? In this post I discuss my top 20 and look at how eLearning can be blended with traditional delivery to help you design and deliver a course that can help your new starters reach their potential faster and the organization reach its goals smarter.
by Li Whybrow
January 26, 2015

6 Tips On Interviewing eLearning Professionals

Asking the right questions during an interview can help you to gain insight into what a candidate has to offer to your organization. But what questions should you ask, and how can you insure that you get the most out of the interviewing process? In this article, I'll share some helpful tips on interviewing eLearning professionals.
by Christopher Pappas
January 26, 2015

Common Core Standards and Handwriting: From Babel to Babbling!

Handwriting and it's cousin, Cursive writing is an art form in itself. For years, scribes of differing cultures strive to dictate and journalize the coming and goings of history. The Story of the Tower of Babel is an interesting one: Let’s revisit the text from Genesis 11: 6, 7 KJV: 6 And the LORD said , Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do . 7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
by Fred Irving Williams
January 23, 2015

8 Tips To Use Personal Experiences In eLearning Course Design

As eLearning professionals, we are always looking for ways to integrate collaborative experiences into our eLearning courses, so that our learners have the opportunity to learn from the experience and wisdom of their peers. But what if there was a way to use our own experiences to offer learners a wealth of benefits? In this article, I'll share some tips for how to use your personal experiences in eLearning course design.
by Christopher Pappas
January 22, 2015

Creating e-Learning On A Mac

Mac users, this post is for you! e-Learning developers share a lot of tips and products for designing e-Learning on PCs, but what happens when you want to create the same-quality e-Learning course without giving up your Mac?
by Christie Wroten