How to Keep Copyright on eLearning Content You Create

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Christopher Pappas comments on elearningindustry that several eLearning professionals wonder “what happens with the eLearning content they create for a company”? Do eLearning developers have the right to maintain copyrights and reuse their eLearning work or their employer is its sole owner? Christopher outlines the key issues and also provides a great set of links for further information. Click here to go to Christopher’s post.

Designing eLearning for Smartphones

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Kayleigh Tanner of gomo learning has put together a short piece focusing on design aspects to consider when delivering your courses via smartphones. A chance for me to reminisce about working with limited screen characteristics – my very first online learning project designing for delivery of training via Prestel Teletext! Sorry, not going to give you a date but it was way back in the last century and I was… Read More »Designing eLearning for Smartphones

Why You Should NOT Use Gamification

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If you follow Justin Ferriman at LearnDash you will know that over the past few years he has covered a variety of ways to use simple gamification methods to enhance learning. When used correctly, game methods in elearning can go a long way in reinforcing the content. But gamification isn’t for everyone, and in some cases it isn’t necessary (perhaps even detrimental). Click here to see two key reasons Justin… Read More »Why You Should NOT Use Gamification

4 Ideas to Give Gens Y & C What They Really Want from their Learning

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Georgia Green, Marketing Coordinator for Kineo Pacific, suggests Baby Boomers (born between years 1946 – 1964) should move over as Gen Ys (born between 1980 – 2000) are all over their business. Many of them are already managers, and by 2025, Gen Y will account for 75{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564} of the workforce. With their expertise with technology, higher education credentials and a flair for all things social, they’re an interesting bunch to… Read More »4 Ideas to Give Gens Y & C What They Really Want from their Learning

My Favourite Books and Resources for Instructional Designers

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Cammy Bean, Kineo’s US VP of Learning Design, writes that the best piece of advice that she can give to any instructional designer is to be constantly open and curious about not just the subject matter you’re working with, but also the learning and development industry as a whole. This innate curiosity can help you stay current and keep the passion alive for what you’re doing. She goes on to… Read More »My Favourite Books and Resources for Instructional Designers

Free (or cheaper) eLearning Tools

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Jennifer Valley mentions in her blog that having the right resources at your disposal can definitely make or break the amount of time you spend on an eLearning project. She has recently updated her toolbox and possible solutions with some resources that are free or lower cost than the mainstream product and is now sharing that list. So, click here to see what Jennifer has on her list and also… Read More »Free (or cheaper) eLearning Tools

Scenario-based eLearning – Tips for the Adventure

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Jennifer Kerwin of JPL Learning Solutions writes that she often thinks about Choose Your Own Adventure books when creating scenario-based eLearning. She talks about striving to achieve the best knowledge transfer, engagement and interactivity, while honoring and respecting the adult learner, adding that encouraging learners to choose their own adventure through scenario-based eLearning is an excellent way to accomplish these goals. Click here to for a few tips from Jennifer… Read More »Scenario-based eLearning – Tips for the Adventure

What Do You Love & Hate About E-Learning?

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Tom Kuhlmann has put together a great piece in which he uses an infographic to show the results of a recent survey conducted on what people love and hate about elearning and online courses. He’s also included a few of his own expert thoughts. Click here to read what Tom has to say.

6 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive in eLearning

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Google may be well known for its search engine and email service, Gmail, but its apps for education are quickly becoming popular in the eLearning industry. In fact, in the recent years, a growing number of instructional designers and eLearning professionals have discovered the usefulness of Google in the learning process. One of the most well known tools is Google Drive. This cloud storage service allows you to upload, share,… Read More »6 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive in eLearning

30 Facts About Gamification in eLearning

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How Can Gamification Improve eLearning? What is the Future of Gamification in eLearning Industry? Judging by these 30 Facts about Gamification in eLearning, the future of Gamification in eLearning is brighter than ever. Click here to check this out in John Laskaris’ post in Elearningindustry.