4 Essential Strategies for Crafting an eBook
eBooks may just be one of the most valuable assets in your knowledge sharing toolkit. As one of the most flexible and versatile digital content formats, eBooks are rapidly becoming one of the most..
Hot Topics in Business eLearning: Mid-2019 Edition
Now that it’s officially six months into 2019, it’s time to take another look at some of the hot topics across business eLearning and what they mean for L&D professionals around the world. Although..
The Benefits of Introducing Online Enrollment in Higher Learning
Higher learning institutions have been using the internet for enrollment since it first hit the scene in the late 1990s. At first, only institutions with large enough budgets were taking on this..
7 Steps to Plan, Prepare & Perform Your First SME Interview
Subject Matter Expert (SME) interviews can be one of the most valuable tools in your knowledge sharing toolkit, but conducting the interview in and of itself can be intimidating and time-consuming...
6 Steps for Creating Branching Scenarios for Business eLearning
Creating a custom branching scenario might sound like a complicated process, but with a bit of planning and access to the right tools, you can be up and creating custom branching scenarios in no..
The Power of Accessibility: Designing eLearning Content for All Learners
Creating an accessible eLearning course means designing content, apps and digital experiences that can be used by people of all abilities and disabilities. And yet while modern-day web designers are..
How to Leverage Your eLearning Content to Meet Business Performance Goals
Tracking performance in the workplace is important, and not just because it helps to increase efficiency and highlight opportunities for improvement across organizations. Performance goals are a..
5 Best Practices for Using Performance Goals in L&D
Performance goals are one of the most valuable tools in the learning & development toolkit. These easily observable indicators of success help learners and educators alike set expectations for the..
3 Steps for Creating Your Own eLearning Videos
If there’s one thing that the 21st century learner loves, it’s video content. With the ability to rewind, fast forward, pause, and playback material, this content type is a real crowd pleaser –..
How to Find Your Next Subject Matter Expert
More often than not, Subject Matter Experts (or SMEs) play one of the most pivotal roles in the creation of great content. No matter the industry or specialization, SMEs add an extra layer of..
The Case for Case Studies in Higher Ed
As the classroom becomes more student-centered by the day, educators across higher ed are looking for new ways to engage learners and encourage student ownership over the learning process. From..
5 Tips for Using Just-In-Time Learning for L&D
Implementing a Just-In-Time (JIT) learning strategy in the modern day workplace sounds like a no-brainer. This flexible approach to learning offers corporate educators and organizations the ability..
Polls in Higher Education: Benefits, Debates and Best Practices
Educators are constantly on the lookout for new ways to increase engagement and comprehension among their students, and tools that tap-in and measure student understanding are among the most valuable..
How Design Sprints Benefit Publishers
With the simultaneous print and digital workflow becoming the new norm in publishing, project teams are looking for more efficient ways to collaborate and problem solve. With so many stakeholders in..
How to do Educational Podcasting in 2019
Podcasting and education go together like peanut butter and jelly, and educators have been hot on the heels of this auditory learning style ever since it hit the scene back in 2004. But while the..
Choosing Between an LMS and an LCMS for Corporate Elearning
There’s no getting around the fact that learning has moved online, especially in the workplace. The rise of elearning has ushered in a new toolkit for everyone from content creators to C-level..
The Benefits of Bringing Agile to Your Publishing Workflow
Agile methodology may not be new, but with 2019 being slated by some as the year that this human-centric approach to project delivery finally proves its worth, teams that haven’t made the shift..
The Relationship Between Time Management & Flipped Higher Education
The flipped learning environment may sound pretty simple in concept, but every blended learning pro out there is all-too-aware of what it really takes to make this modern-day teaching style come to..
The Hard Truth About Soft Skills in 2019
The future of the modern workplace depends on technology. As new and improved technologies emerge, so do the roles meant to support their development and success. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and..
6 Tips for Incorporating Subject Matter Experts into Your Publishing Team
It’s no secret that the relationship between publishers, instructional designers, and subject matter experts (or SMEs) is notoriously complex, and that collaboration isn’t always exactly a walk in..
Why Continuous Learning is Crucial in Higher Education
Current day workplaces are changing by the minute, and many of the jobs that are dominating the market today did not even exist as little as five years ago. Colleges and universities everywhere need..
Achieving the Impossible: Getting Employees to Comply with Compliance Training
Let’s face it - compliance training is rarely the highlight of anyone’s week. Not only is the subject matter more often than not “on the dry side,” but the fact that these sessions are mandatory..
Personalized Learning in the Blended College Classroom: What You Need to Know
The blended classroom is on the rise in higher education, and research shows that students and staff alike are gravitating toward this model of learning in the name of increased engagement,..
Is Microlearning the Future of Employee Training?
In case you haven’t heard, the education world is buzzing about microlearning. This pedagogical approach to learning and content creation asks instructional designers to break content down into..
‘But I’m Not A Designer’: How to Empower Educators Using an LCMS
As the learning needs of the 21st century student continue to shift, content creators across higher education are being tasked with the responsibility of engaging audiences in new ways. From..
How Publishers Can Leverage A/B Testing to Create Content that Resonates
Publishers in every industry are facing more pressure than ever to create content that is not only consistent across every possible device type, but also engaging to users regardless of their point..
Millennials in Training: Effective L&D for the Next Generation
Corporate L&D divisions are facing new challenges every day. From managing content consistency to measuring the effectiveness and impact of employee training - there’s no doubt that the digital..
UX for Publishers: What You Need to Know
User experience design (UX) is all around us, and we aren’t just talking about what’s online. Everywhere you look and everything that you interact with contributes to your experience of the world as..
Platform-Agnostic Publishing: How a Digital-First Workflow Can Help Higher Ed Institutions Level the Playing Field for All Students
Despite best efforts of equity-based strategies like universal access to technology for students on-campus, the world of higher education is stuck in a digital divide. Also known as the ‘homework..