SHIFT's eLearning Blog

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Posts by SHIFT's eLearning Blog

7 Journalism Principles that Should Guide Your eLearning Courses

We all remember a piece of news that moved us to tears. We remember news pieces that roused us to action. Great stories not only […]

Valentine’s Day Confession: Why We Love eLearning?

Love is in the air!  It is that time of the year when we express our love to and gratitude for everyone that makes our […]

The #1 Way to Engage Adult Learners? Be Relevant

There is no question that working with adult learners is different than working with “traditional” college students. Someone with several years’ worth of career experience […]

7 Must-Try Knowledge Retention Strategies for eLearning Design

We all forget sometimes. But there is a pattern in our forgetfulness.  We forget names and faces that we learned just a week ago, yet […]

How to Identify Skill Gaps in Your Company? A 5-Step Process

If making your workforce more competitive in the market is part of your New Year’s resolutions (and it should be) then that means it’s time […]

8 Templates and Cheat Sheets Every eLearning Professional Needs

We like to be productive. So we create keyboard shortcuts. We make lists. We stick Post-it notes and set up reminders. We don’t want to […]

6 New Year Resolutions to Become a More Effective eLearning Professional

The start of a new year is a time for envisioning a better YOU and setting intentions for the road ahead. It is a time […]

Communication Basics Every eLearning Designer Should Know

Human beings communicate with one another incessantly in different (and even unconscious) ways. If you are not speaking, then you are probably gesturing with your […]

A Template to Carry Out an eLearning Audience Analysis

Understanding the target audience is one of the cardinal rules of effective communication. Knowing your learners helps you to shape your message in a way that's most likely […]

5 Ways to Make Onboarding Training More Engaging with Video

Millennials will make up 75 percent of the workforce by the year 2025. As more millennials become a part of your team, the discussion of […]

How to Create an eLearning Course in 12 Steps

Looking at all the things that are involved in creating an eLearning course could make you feel like your first step should be to “Give […]

Why Video is a Must-Have for Your Mobile Learning Strategy

YouTube videos are viewed 4 billion times every day. Vimeo videos are viewed a staggering 715 million times every month. And people do not throng […]