Designing Engaging, Interactive eLearning for the Virtual Classroom: Cindy Huggett, CPLP by Pamela S. Hogle

When moving instructor-led training online, the first step, according to virtual training consultant Cindy Huggett, is to focus on what makes great training; then figure […]

Describe Visual Elements to Enhance eLearning Usability by Pamela S. Hogle

Describing the visuals in eLearning makes that content accessible to all learners, including those with limited vision. It might also improve comprehension and boost literacy […]

Onboarding Built Today, But Designed for the Future by Seniye Groff

Since 2003, Fortis Construction, based in Portland, Oregon, has experienced unprecedented growth. As expected with a company that grows quickly, this resulted in some growing […]

In Real Life: Navigating the Learning Alt-Tech Landscape by JD Dillon

It’s getting harder and harder for L&D pros to choose among the mountain of learning technology options available today. Therefore, they must learn to navigate […]

Five Disruptions in Learning and Performance That You Must Adopt Now by Vicki Kunkel

About six percent of Fortune 500 companies have reimagined and redefined work and, in the process, have enjoyed increased profits and higher employee morale. How […]

Five Best Practices When Converting Classroom Content for the Virtual Classroom by Adam Stone

Taking traditional training materials online is akin to substituting baking soda for baking powder. It can be done, but it’s not a straight one-to-one translation. […]

Pearson Shares Its Learning Design Principles by Pamela S. Hogle

In a push for transparency, Pearson has published a set of 45 learning design principles under an open license; a company blog says that the […]

Learning Leaders: Julie Dirksen on the Importance of Feedback in Changing Behavior by Pamela S. Hogle

A key reason that employees’ behavior doesn’t change, even after comprehensive training, is a lack of feedback, according to Guild Master Julie Dirksen.

The Keys to Engaging Virtual Classroom Training? Planning, Design—and Channeling Oprah by Pamela S. Hogle

Being a great presenter is only the beginning of what an instructor needs to engage learners online. The ability to build rapport with an audience […]

Turning MOOC Cons into Pros: Using MOOCs for Recruitment in Higher Education by Kevin Engler

MOOCs have developed rather negative connotations as a learning delivery platform: high attrition rate, middling rigor, heterogeneous student cohorts with widely varying skill levels and […]

Nuts and Bolts: The Best Lessons Learned in Instructional Design by Jane Bozarth

Over the last 15 years, eLearning has evolved, from Authorware to PowerPoint to the proprietary tools and interactive, experiential, and social formats that we have […]

Top Seven Microlearning Activities for Onboarding Online Training by Nipun Sharma

You need your new hires to learn company policy and improve their task proficiency as quickly as possible. There are some training topics that call […]

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