eLearning Articles

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July 12, 2013

Brand-Led Learning

Your brand embodies the personality of your organization and your products or services.  This personality creates thoughts, feelings, perceptions, beliefs and attitudes.  What’s this have to do with learning?  If learning isn’t aligned with you brand and culture, the chances of it being successful are greatly reduced.  Take these steps to get aligned with your brand and improve results and outcomes.

by Cammy Bean
July 11, 2013

Is DITA The Answer For Learning & Training?

You can author, manage, and deliver your Learning & Training content in multiple languages and formats on smartphones, tablets, e-books with DITA XML and a good Component Content Management System (CCMS). The cost savings downstream can be substantial, but there is work to be done upfront. How do you know whether your organization is a good fit for a structured content L&T solution?
by Stephen Page Morse
July 3, 2013

Is eLearning Content King, Queen or a Slave?

When it comes to eLearning, content means everything. So even though eLearning technology, structure, presentation and effective assessment methods are key factors for a successful eLearning course and an enriching learner’s experience, if eLearning content is not masterfully designed, all the rest will just go down the drain. So, the questions is how to measure eLearning content effectiveness?

by Christopher Pappas
July 2, 2013

7 Ways To Make Your Mandatory Training More Exciting!

Annual mandatory training is common in many organizations, but does not always scream excitement to employees. It’s that dreaded time of the year employees hope to get the checkmark for and revisit 12 months later. Hearing that training is a must may even cause stress and anxiety. As an e-Learning developer, it’s important to think of ways your course can erase the negative feelings associated with training and turn training into an enjoyable experience. But how?
by Kristen Marshall
June 30, 2013

25 Tips For Successful Online Course Facilitation

Teaching in the online environment is quite different from teaching in the classroom and as such has a number of unique characteristics and limitations. The following guide (based on my experience) is designed to help you before, during and after an online teaching event.
by Matthew Guyan