Category: eLearning

Top 4.5 Tips for Designing mLearning

November 5, 2015/0/0/

mLearning is a hot topic no matter where you look in the L&D space. It’s also a topic that I am rather passionate about. I am very excited about the potential opportunities it gives eLearning specialists for creating some amazing learning solutions. The most exciting benefit it has to offer is that it allows us [...]

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Converting Face to Face Training to eLearning

October 23, 2015/0/0/

‘We want to convert our current face-to-face training to eLearning, can you do that?’ This is one of the most common requests eLearning companies hear from their clients. To answer the question very simply - Yes, we can do that. However, I do need to expand on the underlying meaning of the word ‘convert’ in [...]

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Stop Press! What eLearning can learn from journalism.

October 21, 2015/0/0/

Long gone are the glory days of print media. Journalism is an industry going through more of a rebirth than a facelift. The very principles of good journalism still stand, but as more and more people migrate away from traditional newspapers, the more desperate those providers get. At first, it was the sheer refusal to [...]

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We Attended: 99u Local event in Melbourne

October 20, 2015/0/0/

Matt Smith and myself were lucky enough to attend the 99u Local event that was held at the Deakin Edge in Melbourne on the 14th of September. Here is what we learnt. For those of you who are not familiar with 99u or the 99u Local concept, I would highly recommend visiting the site, after [...]

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Narration: A fine line between purposeful and Microsoft Clippy 2.0

October 16, 2015/0/0/

Narration can be frustrating when used incorrectly. Raf tells us why you should think before using it. In 1997 Microsoft introduced ‘Clippy’ the digital assistant to their Office suite to provide tips and help people perform tasks. Clippy was designed with the intention to an innovative assistant that was able to intuitively identify what the user [...]

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What is eLearning?

September 22, 2015/0/0/

Raf reflects on his experience of speaking with various professionals and tries to answers one of the biggest questions in eLearning… What exactly is it?

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Cognitive Biases: Decision Making, Beliefs and Business Operation

September 21, 2015/0/3/

Decisions... Decisions... Decisions... Sometimes our brains aren't very good at making them and this can impact how businesses run. This third infographic in our Cognitive Biases series shows just how easy it is for businesses to fall into these traps. As a part of our cognitive biases series, we had a look at some of the decision-making biases that impact [...]

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4 Ways to Quickly Get New Hires up to Speed

September 18, 2015/0/0/

This is a guest blog post from Peter Forbes, Founder and CEO of HROnboard, the new heroes of employee onboarding. HROnboard is employee onboarding software that helps organisations manage the job offer and new hire process. They guarantee two things - an awesome experience for new hires and freedom from HR administrative tasks. Today, Peter's [...]

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The C Word

September 16, 2015/0/2/

It’s one of the most common words you’ll hear in a conversation about eLearning, but I believe that it’s causing a lot of trouble. The C word. A terrible, sneaky little word that we all need to stop using. "Content". If you have anything to do with eLearning you’ve heard the phrase “eLearning content”. I hear [...]

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Cognitive Biases: Memory and Effective Training

September 11, 2015/0/0/

Our minds are always throwing up some fascinating memory biases that impact the way we learn. We created this infographic, the second in our Cognitive Biases series, to show how we can use them to create effective training. Tweet this infographic Learning is something that never stops for us. We humans are always learning new things. So [...]

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