How Digital Product Guides Improve Employee Training
Employee training is a continuous process in any organization. It's not only important for new employees but also for existing employees who need to learn emerging skills within their roles and have..
eLearning for Remote Workers
Remote work has grown 44 percent over the past five years and for good reasons. The benefits of a remote workforce extend not just to the employees but to the organization as well.
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
6 Elements of Best-Selling Books to Leverage for Best-Selling Online Courses
What do New York Times best-sellers and successful online learning courses have in common? A lot, actually. Although modern education is rapidly moving away from traditional textbooks and learning..
Course Duration and Its Impact on Learner Attention Span
In an ideal world, students would step into the classroom with laser-like focus, absorbing hours of information without pause. Take a peek into a college lecture hall and you’ll get a much more..
Enabling Employee Performance through Soft Skills Training
For decades, hiring managers have looked through resumes and asked, “Does this candidate have the knowledge and experience to get the job done?” They actually need to be to asking a few more..
5 Tips to Design a Winning Corporate Training Course
Are you still training new hires with nothing but hands-on training? If so, you may be wasting your hard earned money. The majority of employees agree that training is an important factor in job..
What Is Microlearning?
In the publishing arena, keeping up with current trends is the name of the game. As the needs and expectations of today’s learners change, educational publishers are left to sink or swim. Over the..
How to Use Your LMS to Onboard New Recruits
Hiring? Be prepared to lose money if you don’t tread carefully. Roughly a quarter of new employees leave the position within their first year, wasting valuable training resources. Since time is short..
The 10 Must-Have Features of a Good LMS
Thinking about using a Learning Management System to simplify your company’s training process or manage your eLearning content? An LMS can be a huge asset, but only if you choose the right one! To..
What Is an LMS?
The term LMS has been buzzing through businesses, universities, and publishing companies alike…but what does it mean? LMS is short for “Learning Management System”, and the title means exactly what..
6 Tips to Create the Best Quizzes Ever
In the e-Learning universe, there are many ways to test your students’ level of knowledge. Quizzes and surveys are among them. However, the well-designed quiz can be a tool of teaching, not just..
Why Universities Are Going Digital?
Education is an exciting place to be right now. While technology has disrupted the status quo of a college education, this disruption sets the stage for great growth and positive change throughout..
10 Big Wins for Digital Learning in the Classroom
The traditional lecture model has been used for decades. In this decade, however, educators are noticing a problem. The tried-and-true teaching methods they have used for years are no longer working..
Will Publishers Move to Selling Chunks of Learning?
Textbooks are more expensive than ever. Unfortunately, so is tuition and cost of living, and many students simply can’t keep up. Countless students are opting for used textbooks, textbook rental..
Analytics, Impactful Teaching & Adaptive Learning
Developing an online learning program is now a reasonable achievement for any publisher who wants to expand their legacy publishing company. Most publishers are aware that building a successful..
Sales Down? Customized Learning Materials Can Help
Blended learning. If you’re a publishing insider, that academic buzzword is nothing you haven’t heard before…but what is it, and why do we care about it? In a digital era that’s becoming increasingly..
Link Between OER and Open Access
Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Access (OA) are similar but not the same. While the primary difference between the two concepts is the purpose behind their creation, the synergy lies in..
What is Open Access?
Open access (OA) is essentially a system that enables anyone with the ability to connect to the Internet to access publications and research documents totally free or at minimal cost. However, this..
Give K-12 Teachers What They Want - Learning Objects!
Innovative technology brings new opportunities. Since its birth, digital learning has been primarily geared towards and available to students in higher education. As technology has progressed,..
Top 7 Reasons to Bring Digital Learning Into the Classroom
It’s 2018. Each successive generation grows up with more and more familiarity with technology. Few children have not used an iPad, smartphone, or computer. While excessive screen time can be harmful,..
Reuse Content with Learning Objects in eLearning Courseware
If you’re just embarking on your online course creation journey, the plethora of unfamiliar terms and methods of development can be daunting. Fortunately, learning how to reuse content with authoring..
Reasons Digital Assessments are Best Format for Modern Learner
Before we jump into how cool digital assessments are, let’s understand why it is important to assess the learner as well as the learning. The learner needs to be assessed to ensure that they have..