In Real Life: What I've Learned After 15 Years of Playing Games at Work by JD Dillon

Practical takeaways from using game elements to support workplace learning.

Three Steps to Incorporate More Visual Content into Your eLearning by Hannah Brownlow

Creating effective eLearning is really challenging. How do you fit in all the content you need without massively impacting running time? How do you make […]

New eBook: 22 Best Gamification Practices by Kat Gore

Designers and firms have embraced gamification and are committed to getting it right and driving a positive change. The eLearning Guild’s new free eBook, Getting […]

Design eLearning to Reduce Cognitive (Over)Load by Pamela S. Hogle

The cognitive load of eLearning comprises many elements, some of which are controlled by instructional designers. Use these approaches to reduce cognitive load.

Using a Three-Act Structure to Create Simple and Effective Scenarios for eLearning by Stacey Maloney

The rise of scenario-based training and gamification in eLearning demands creative writing skills that were not necessary in years past. However, developing simple scenarios with […]

Research Spotlight: Creating Digital Awareness with Interactive Video by Sharon Vipond

This case study describes how a cross-functional team at PwC, a global professional services network, used interactive video to support a learning and marketing program […]

In Real Life: Is Your Organization Ready for an L&D Evolution? by JD Dillon

L&D is seeking to evolve its strategies and tactics to provide value in the modern workplace, but are the people we support throughout our organizations […]

dominKnow Maximizes Learning Content Investment by Making Content Work Overtime by News Editor

Learning content—and the time and effort that goes into it—is often poorly leveraged. But dominKnow Learning Systems is proving that it doesn’t have to be […]

Raise the Bar: Stealing from Television by Mark Lassoff

Since the beginning, broadcasters have been coming up with techniques to engage us, stimulate us, and keep us focused on the tube. Many of these […]

Marc My Words: Using ADDIE for Performance Support by Marc Rosenberg

The ADDIE model (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation) has been with us for decades, and, for better or worse, it’s firmly embedded in instructional design […]

iSpring to Unveil Two Brand-New eLearning Authoring Tools at Learning Solutions 2017 by News Editor

iSpring Solutions has launched iSpring Suite 8.7, a fully stocked eLearning authoring toolkit that also introduces two completely new tools. The iSpring Content Library includes […]

Gagné's Nine Events of Instruction Offer a Blueprint for eLearning Design by Pamela S. Hogle

There’s no single “correct” approach to designing learning experiences, but using a design model can provide scaffolding. Robert Gagné’s nine events of instruction are a […]