Learning Journeys: Destination Success

I don’t want to sound like a traitor to my industry, but learning and development, training, learning management, whatever you want to call it, is […]

Storyboards: What’s in a Number?

The first time I worked with a storyboard template it was numbered 100, 200, 300, and so on. I did what I thought was the […]

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

Every course or training initiative has at least one of two goals: to bridge knowledge gaps, and/or to transform the learner’s behavior. Instructional designers aim […]

Corporate Training Development: Beware Sniper Stakeholders

Book Excerpt #1: Corporate Training Tips & Tricks—Save Your Money & Prove Your Worth    NOTE: The following article is excerpted from Corporate Training Tips & […]

Corporate Training Development: Draw on Other Fields

Corporate Training Tips & Tricks—Save Your Money & Prove Your Worth, Book Excerpt #2 NOTE: The following article is taken, with minor changes, from Corporate Training […]

The Ageless SME: Logic Puzzles, Articulate Storyline 2, and a Seven-Year-Old Math Whiz by Marlia Weisse

No matter the age or the expertise of your subject matter experts (SMEs), the process for developing high-quality learning products that meet their requirements is […]

Buzzword Decoder: Cognitive Load by Pamela S. Hogle

Cognitive load—and cognitive overload—describe the way learners’ brains process information. Awareness of the limitations and what affects learning—positively and negatively—is essential to instructional designers.

Do More With zipBoard

Tags, Watchers and other new features Bug tracking and collaboration issues are major hurdles in web development and e-Learning projects. Working with stakeholders spread across remote […]

Visuals and Visual Thinking

Logos, billboards, icons, infographics, memes, and other visuals are everywhere. A picture is supposedly worth a thousand words. “tldr” (too long, didn’t read) is an […]

Do Your Learners Speak Your Language?

“Now that you’re in the beginning phase, you need to untap.” When was the last time you tried explaining something you were familiar with to […]

What You Need to Know About Software Training

It’s no surprise that software training is often delivered as eLearning. Technology changes constantly and providing computer program or mobile app training on the device […]

Learning Objectives Are Spoilers

Let’s run a quick experiment. Think of the beginning of a book, show, movie, or video game. How did you feel after getting through that […]