Tag: eLearning

Animation Tools for eLearning

March 28, 2017/0/0/

Not sure how best to animate your internal comms video? We’ve compiled a list of animation tools commonly used by the eLearning and design industries. Adobe Flash     Adobe Flash was once the king of vector-based animation software but it has since fallen out of favour. It has easily-tested animation and a simple timeline […]

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10 Games Every Learning Pro Should Play

March 23, 2017/0/0/

You’ve heard of gamification. Everyone has (and if you haven’t, just ask us.) However, some eLearning modules are passed off as games without proper consideration. Sure, badges look pretty and leaderboards promote internal company violence competitiveness, but they rarely help anyone. These games’ gimmicks only leave users with a fleeting experience of having learned anything. […]

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Falling trees, mountain biking and eLearning motivation

June 9, 2016/0/2/

Motivation is something talked about in eLearning often, but how does it impact the way we think about, and design, eLearning courses? Raf explains the best ways to use motivation. Motivation, it’s a funny thing. In order for someone to do something, they need to be motivated. But what that motivation is and where it [...]

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Drag-and-Drop: Why it’s time to let go

April 6, 2016/0/1/

It seems everyone loves the drag-and-drop in eLearning. Beau takes a look at its long, complex history and why it needs to end. The origins of it are hard to track down, but estimates put the first drag-and-drop function in Europe around 500,000 years ago. Neanderthals would select a tool, then move that tool to a location [...]

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5 clever ideas for using QR codes in eLearning

March 31, 2016/0/2/

With the proliferation of mobile devices; mlearning or mobile learning has become a great way to provide learners with what they need, when they need it. However, there are two questions that are often overlooked when thinking about providing learners with on demand m-learning: How will someone know there is learning available on the topic [...]

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A guide to QR Codes in eLearning

March 31, 2016/0/0/

On demand learning is something that is often talked about in eLearning and L&D. The idea is that we want to give people an opportunity to learn something at the point they need to, rather than days, weeks, or even months before like we often see with planned formal learning. With on demand learning, one [...]

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Types of eLearning: The good, the bad and the ugly

November 30, 2015/0/0/

Earlier this year, I wanted to run a webinar to help people be able to differentiate between what effective eLearning looks like, and what ineffective eLearning looks like. I felt quite strongly about putting something together on this topic as I personally felt that a lot of organisations where ending up with ineffective training, simply [...]

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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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