How Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Benefits Content Creators & Learners
The technology industry at large is constantly changing, and the eLearning subset of it is no different.
How Does eLearning Affect University Retention Rates?
A recent study by Arizona State University (ASU) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) shows that online learning helps increase one of the most important markers for all institutions of higher learning:..
Microlearning vs. Just-in-Time Learning: What’s the Difference?
At face value, microlearning and just-in-time learning seem like two really similar concepts - and they are! Both take the eLearning experience and condense it into bite-sized portions that help..
How Does eLearning Help Boost Employee Satisfaction?
In our previous posts, we’ve covered how eLearning can be part of the employee retention secret sauce. We’ve also pointed out the contradictory fact that some employees don’t love the idea of..
6 Ways to Encourage eLearning Within Your Organization
For organizations hoping to develop more training for their employees or create a fantastic onboarding program, eLearning is the optimal tool. Like with any type of learning, however, sometimes..
What are the Differences in Creating Courses for Corporate Training vs. Education?
Although the eLearning space is large and diverse, it can be broken down into two main categories - corporate training and education.
Know Your Audience: Designing Content for Generation Z
As you know, the main goal of designing a successful course is to impart the necessary knowledge to your learner. However, the way you plan to deliver your course can drastically impact their..
Accessibility & Responsiveness: Designing Successful eLearning Courses
In 2017 - the most recent year for which data is available - 77% of US companies reported using eLearning. With IBM alone reporting $200M in savings from switching to eLearning versus traditional..
From Print to Digital: The Advantages of eLearning in Higher Education
Did you know that the college class of 2020 is full of students born in 1999? Meanwhile, the incoming class of college freshmen were born in 2000 or 2001. That means that these current and future..
How Gamification Increases Learner Engagement
With 183 million active gamers that play an average of 13 hours a week in the US alone, it comes as no surprise that gamification is a hot eLearning topic right now. This of course includes the..
Microlearning: How Short Bursts of Learning Enable Knowledge Retention
Today, almost everyone - regardless of their age or profession - is connected to the Internet. Look around any coffee shop, restaurant, retail store, bus or train. Chances are high that you’ll see..
Budget Matters: Cutting Education Costs Without Losing Quality
In the education space, it’s no secret that controlling costs is a critical component of any administrator’s job. It’s just as important as providing the best possible resources for students...
Using eLearning for Employee Evaluations
Yearly evaluations are a stressful time for everyone involved. Here’s what it might look like:
eLearning for Onboarding: Benefits of a Strong Start
Did you know that a large percentage of employees leave an organization during the first 12 months on the job? Some sources say one-third, while others cite 25%. Regardless, organizations are facing..
Does Gamification in eLearning Make a Difference?
There’s a lot to be said for gamification. For starters, it’s become a buzz word across a variety of industries - everyone from health and fitness companies to car manufacturers have found ways to..
Employee Training for All Generations: How to Appeal to Gen Z, Boomers and Everyone in Between
As you’re creating your employee course content and trying to tick all the necessary boxes, you might find yourself training staff of different generations - from veteran salespeople to summer..
3 Things to Consider to Create Engaging Employee Onboarding
Creating an engaging employee onboarding experience is often the first step to leaving your new hires with a positive lasting impression. And that first impression is incredibly important since 1 in..
The Importance of Flexibility and Accessibility for Workplace Learners
When it comes to creating eLearning courses for employees - both current and those going through the onboarding process - it’s important to consider the needs of all learners equally. In today’s..
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..