Learners Aren’t Robots: Put Emotion Back into Training

You must turn off your emotions for the next hour. This training is a feeling-free zone. You do not have a report due at the […]

Why Crafting Engaging eLearning Content Is Crucial To Instructional Design

A look into why engagement is so important to learning and, more importantly, how and why crafting engaging eLearning content is so important to Instructional […]

How Much Content Is Enough in A Course?

One of my favorite conversations to have with subject matter experts and technical experts is defining how much content needs to be given to people […]

Content Conversion 101: A Powerpoint Deck is Not an Online Course

One of my goals in life is to help learning practitioners and subject matter experts really understand that a powerpoint deck converted to elearning is […]

5 Design Steps Of Learner Engagement For Humans

Are you in Learning and Development, part of HR? Then you’re in charge of learner engagement and motivation. You’re probably looking at gamification, microlearning, mobile […]

Learning Objectives and GPS

Your supervisor stops by and says they’re super busy. They need you to take care of something they don’t have time to do. After showing […]

12 Learning Building Blocks We Can, And Should, Use

When we think of custom eLearning, we tend to believe that everything should be developed from the ground up. It doesn’t have to be. Learning […]

3 Instructional Design Strategies For Virtual Reality Learning

As the field of instructional technology pivots quickly to Virtual Reality, online learning developers must chose the correct strategy for creating the Virtual Reality learning […]

6 Tips To Write Measurable Learning Objectives For Online Training

A well-written learning objective must be clear, concise, and actionable. It should tell the employees exactly what they need to accomplish, how their proficiency will […]

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. But with a mountain of content to produce, […]

The Psychology Of Color And Instructional Design

Balancing the art, emotional connection, and psychology of color. And the benefits of this knowledge in Instructional Design and marketing. This post was first published […]

Instructional Design Strategy: What Is Its Role In eLearning Design?

Everybody expects better ROI from an eLearning course, but how do you achieve that is the big question. Just as a teacher can shape the […]