How to Create Mnemonic Devices That Help Your Students Remember

Students can often feel overwhelmed by the extent of new information and concepts that they are exposed to throughout a course. As an instructional designer, […]

Inspirational Nugget: Look for Inspiration

My team has been designing some new templates and branding elements lately, so today’s Inspirational Nugget is inspired by inspiration! I know it’s easy to […]

22 Free yet Overlooked Online Teaching Tools for Teachers

With the changing times, it is required to change our way of thinking, understanding and acquiring knowledge, so as to be on the same pace […]

Which Strategy Is Better: Frequent Quizzing or End-of-Milestone Quizzing?

How Should You Design Your Online Course’s Assessments? Assessments are a critical component of eLearning courses, but is there a best practice for designing their […]

How to Make Sure Your Online Education Materials Are Section 508 Compliant

You may already know that your eLearning materials must be fully compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act — but what does full compliance […]

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools

Video is a powerful instructional tool, but some of your students will need the extra step of captions in order to fully appreciate the message […]

17 for ’17: Industry Experts on E-learning & EdTech Trends for 2017

It’s almost time for the new year, new me posts. It’s time to predict what 2017 will be ushering in and also a time to […]

How to Make Online Learning Easy for First-Time eLearners

Making the transition from traditional textbook learning and instructor-led classroom courses to the strange new world of online learning can be a daunting challenge – […]

6 Tips to Make Mandatory Compliance Training a Better Learning Experience

While most professionals will embrace training that enhances their expertise or provides them with new skills, there’s an exception to that rule: mandatory compliance training. […]

How Reusable Learning Objects Can Help You Design Online Courses Faster

Instructional design requires a lot of time, energy and resources to ensure truly remarkable results. That’s why the growing use of Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs) […]

How to Improve Learning Retention with Contextual Feedback

Successful eLearning outcomes require clear communication between instructional designers and the learners themselves. Providing relevant and timely feedback to students as they’re in the process […]

Designing Effective Podcasting

A user holding a tablet with an audio podcast with different formats. The podcast that put mainstream podcasting on the map – “Serial” – sparked […]

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