What’s “Busy Work,” and What’s Essential Learning Practice?

How can you make homework interesting and engaging without discouraging learners? One of the greatest perennial problems facing online educators lies in keeping learners engaged […]

David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 12/21/20

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this week’s resources continue to have the dual focus of providing resources that can help us navigate this […]

How Virtual Events Can Facilitate Better Learner Connection

How can virtual events connect learners better? Facilitating and participating in an event has never been more different. With most live events canceled and many […]

3 Ways to Build Training for Maximum Impact

If you’re an experienced L&D professional, you’ll have spent a good portion of your career designing training that leaves an impression on your learners. But […]

Encouraging engagement in breakout room activities

Zoom breakout rooms can be a great way of facilitating interaction between students during online teaching sessions. They can be particularly useful when teaching large […]

How To Build An Online MOOC With Free And Open Source Tools

Updated on October 28, 2020. Are you also looking to start teaching an online MOOC course? Maybe a Free and Open Learning Management System can […]

150 Nifty Learner Engagement Tips

150 tips is a lot of tips but this is a topic that’s close to our heart. And, by happy accident it represents one tip […]

Workplace Rituals That Boost Engagement and Learning

The word “ritual” might bring to mind ancient rites of passage. Alternatively, it might make you think about football teams dumping coolers filled with water […]

Why Fun in Learning Works Better Than Dull Learning

If learning is fun, it will be more effective. Fun in learning has effects motivation and memory retention and it keeps learners coming back for […]

55 Inspirational Quotes About Learning

We invited 20 very wise people along to our social learning platform to share their best quotes about learning. The post 55 Inspirational Quotes About […]

The SCARF Model of Engagement

Employee engagement is paramount to business success. But it has always presented two baffling problems: You cannot demand it of your employees. If only you […]

Student engagement in Zoom

We all know that trying to focus on someone speaking for long periods can be very draining, more so when we are increasingly holding digital […]

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