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3 Things We Love About e-Learning

3 Things We Love About e-Learning

You wouldn’t be visiting eLearningIndustry.com if you didn’t love e-Learning, so in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re highlighting a few things about e-Learning that we think are worthy of some roses and caramel-filled chocolates. Or maybe a stuffed teddy bear holding roses and chocolates… Depends how strong your love is for e-Learning!

Why Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

Why Do You Need An Instructional Design Degree?

The issue of whether an Instructional Design degree should be a prerequisite is a hotly debated topic in the eLearning industry. Some believe that earning a degree gives instructional designers the model, theory, and tech knowledge they need. Others are of the opinion that on-the-job experience and self-study can instill that same knowledge. In this article I will take a look at why you may want to consider an Instructional Design degree.

7 Tips To Evaluate eLearning Professionals

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.

6 Tips on Interviewing eLearning Professionals

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.

6 Tips For Starting Out Into the E-Learning Field: A Personal Story!

6 Tips For Starting Out Into the E-Learning Field: A Personal Story!

I had just decided to pursue a career in e-Learning but the more I read about and saw the great work e-Learning professionals did, the less confident I became to launch out. I got intimidated by their years of experience and quality of work and articles and wondered where to begin, how to begin and if at all I had a place in the field. This article presents a few tips of starting out that I've gleaned in the past year of being in this great and growing field.

Tips To Find Freelance eLearning Jobs Online

Tips To Find Freelance eLearning Jobs Online

In this article, I'll share a variety of tips and tricks that can help you find freelance eLearning jobs online. From job posting sites to networking opportunities, I'll delve into the many resources you have at your disposal, and walk you through how to get the most out of each job search technique.

6 Tips To Create An Instructional Design Cover Letter

6 Tips To Create An Instructional Design Cover Letter

Designing an Instructional Design Cover Letter that makes the hiring manager want to flip the page and take a look at your Instructional Design resume, can be a challenge in-and-of-itself. Fortunately, in this article you'll find a variety of tips and tricks on how to create a winning Instructional Design Cover Letter that will put you a cut above the competition.

How to Get Started With e-Learning

How to Get Started with e-Learning

If you’re new to e-Learning, this post is for you! Perhaps you’re a new e-Learning developer or you’re creating a brand-new online training program at your organization. Maybe you’re a novice who needs to create an e-Learning course quickly. In that case, you’ll need to know the basics. Don’t worry—with the right strategies and tools, you’ll be an e-Learning pro in no time.

Should an Instructional Designer Have an Advanced Degree?

Should an Instructional Designer Have an Advanced Degree?

As the field of eLearning continues to grow, so does the demand for instructional designers. If you look at job listings for many corporations, the listing specifies that they are seeking a qualified applicant who has an advanced degree. Is it necessary for someone to have a graduate degree in order to design quality training courses? It's certainly a matter of perspective with more than one opinion.