Corporate eLearning Best Practices

All you need to know about Corporate eLearning Best Practices. Information, benefits, useful tips, technologies and valuable resources from eLearning Industry, featuring by eLearning professionals with the higher-level instructional design qualifications.

June 18, 2015

10 Creative Online Presentation Ideas For eLearning Professionals

When addressing your audience, you don’t just want to transfer information; your goal is to rather create a captivating and engaging eLearning journey. In this article, I’ll share 10 creative ideas for creating online presentations, so that you can be certain that your online presentation is not only highly informative, but also inspiring and greatly memorable.
by Christopher Pappas
June 15, 2015

2 Top Tips To Make Compliance Training Fun Through Gamification

Each year you can hear the cries of thousands of employees saying: “Oh, no, please tell me it isn’t time to do that boring compliance training again!” What’s an Instructional Designer to do when it comes to building more compliance training? We all know that no one likes to take it; but it has to be done. So how do we design compliance training that employees actually want to take? We think outside the box and gamify it.
by Melissa Dougherty
June 11, 2015

Action Mapping In eLearning: 7 Benefits For eLearning Professionals

Action mapping in eLearning offers a wide range of benefits, very few eLearning professionals take advantage of, no matter how experienced they are. This is because it offers a different perspective to instructional design for eLearning; rather than just offering general knowledge employees should have in order to do their jobs properly, it is focused on meeting specific business goals. In this article, I'll highlight 7 benefits that an instructional design based on the action mapping approach can bring to your organization.
by Christopher Pappas
June 10, 2015

5 Benefits Of Integrating Knowledge Management Systems Into Corporate eLearning Platforms

Most companies, having realized the importance of standardized procedures with respect to training and information exchange among employees both vertically and horizontally, have invested thousands of dollars on various types of eSolutions, such as corporate web sites, learning management systems, and knowledge management systems. However, many HR departments still find themselves in position of spending both work-hours and effort striving not only to evaluate, classify and prioritize documents before deciding what to communicate to whom and how, but also to handle issues such as files updates, access rights, duplicates in distinct locations, etc. In this article, I’ll give you 5 top benefits of integrating your knowledge management system into your corporate eLearning platform for optimizing professional development within your organization.
by Marisa Keramida (M.Ed.)
June 2, 2015

Custom eLearning: 7 Tips For Aligning Learning To Business Goals

Learning and Development function of modern organizations needs to clearly find important links between learning and business objectives of the organization. It is now imperative to align custom eLearning efforts of employees and individual departments towards business success. It is important for the Learning and Development function to create a continual learning process that is beneficial both to the learners as well as to the organization. This builds the confidence and capability of workers as well as improves business results for organizations. The shared tips will help create successful custom eLearning initiatives for corporate training by aligning learning with business goals.
by Arunima Majumdar
May 25, 2015

Moving Towards Corporate Online Learning Success: Some Proven Strategies

Many corporate online learning initiatives often fail to make the anticipated impact - which is a waste of time as well as effort of learners and furthermore, a waste of organizational funds as well. Digging into the reasons why an online learning initiative fails, the two main culprits are Learners’ apathy towards learning and Lack of Organizational support. Improving these factors can increase the effectiveness of training monumentally.
by Arunima Majumdar
May 7, 2015

The Knowing-Doing Gap In Online Training

Do you ever wonder what prevents your employees to put what they have learned to good use? In this article, I’ll explain what is the Knowing-Doing Gap, what are the factors that cause it, and how to minimize it in order for your audience to take the most out of the online training.
by Christopher Pappas
April 28, 2015

6 Tips For Creating Engaging Synchronous Online Training Courses

Synchronous online training gives employees the chance to receive immediate feedback and feel as though they are active participants in the online training process. In this article, I’ll share some tips that can help eLearning professionals develop truly engaging and informative synchronous online training deliverables for corporate learners.
by Christopher Pappas