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June 17, 2015

12 Top Qualities That Shape A Successful eLearning Freelancer

Becoming an eLearning freelancer may not be the easiest career path, but it can be one of the most rewarding ones, as eLearning freelancers have to take on many roles throughout a typical work day. Part marketers, part graphic designers, and part subject matter experts, certain qualities are required to successfully wear the many hats that are included in the job description. If you’re thinking about starting out on your own in the eLearning industry, read this article to find out 12 top qualities that shape a successful eLearning freelancer.
by Christopher Pappas
June 12, 2015

Finding The Best Instructional Design PhD Degree: 6 Selection Criteria

Every eLearning professional has their own unique goals and objectives in mind when searching for the ideal Instructional Design PhD program. This makes the purpose of identifying the selection criteria even more challenging. In this article, I’ll share some invaluable tips that you can use to find the Instructional Design Doctorate program that checks all the boxes on your must-have list, regardless of your niche or desired career path.
by Christopher Pappas
June 11, 2015

Three Top Technological Strategies For Postgraduate / Doctoral Success

Today, approximately 40 to 45% of US students entering universities for some form of doctoral degree failed to complete within six years, although the statistics change according to the general class of the institution. Consistently the variables which correlate most closely with non completion are students who are: older, working full time and part time, and/or at a distance from campus. This article identifies 3 key technological strategies where technology enhanced learning options should be able to significantly improve socialization and therefore graduate completion rates.
by E. Alana James, Ed.D.
May 27, 2015

The Modern Trainer's Roles And Responsibilities

The role of a trainer is quite well established. When you ask a trainer a question "What do you do for a living" then he/she will tell you about leading people to change, moderating discussions, building moments of reflection, being an expert and sharing his/her expertise, presenting, mentoring, etc. These responsibilities are connected with this role from ages. Such understanding of trainer's role becomes, however, outdated. Let's discuss what kind of new competencies and fields of engagement are demanded from the trainer of the XXI century.
by Marek Hyla
May 15, 2015

eLearning Communication: The Most Important Non-Technical Skill For eLearning Success

Experienced instructional designers and eLearning developers know a lot about creating effective and engaging courses. In corporate settings where time is money, we only have minutes – or seconds – to state our points. Without credibility and respect, we are too often bullied and pushed around into decisions that don’t always make good sense or could steer the project in the wrong direction. Learn about the one skill that can make or break a successful eLearning career.
by Geoffrey Peart, M.Ed, CPLP
May 12, 2015

Finding The Best Instructional Design Certificate Program: 7 Selection Criteria

As instructional designers, by nature, we have a constant thirst for knowledge. We always want to know more about learning behaviors, methodologies and technologies that can make the online educational experience even more powerful and engaging for our audience. In this article, I’ll shed some light on how you can find the best instructional design certificate program, so that you can take your understanding of eLearning course design and development to new heights.
by Christopher Pappas
May 9, 2015

12 Golden Social Media Rules For eLearning Professionals

As an eLearning professional, you are probably already active on social media. But are there any rules that you might have neglected following? In this article, I’ll share 12 golden social media rules for eLearning professionals, so that you can be sure that your social media presence is not only effective, but genuinely outstanding.
by Christopher Pappas