6 Ways to Create Engaging ELearning Content

Put an interesting spin on your elearning content. When you do this, it helps you to engage training attendees. Additionally, engaging content helps to ensure that trainees have a higher retention rate of the information than if they find the information dry and boring. Use these six tips to create compelling copy that draws trainees in and keeps their attention until long after the training session ends. Continue reading

5 Advantages that a Learning Management System brings to Businesses

Are you still on the fence about whether your business needs a Learning Management System (LMS)? Are you convinced but upper management is still resisting the purchase of a LMS? Use these five advantages that a Learning Management System can bring to a business to convince management that it is a system that has benefits that far outweigh the cost. Continue reading

3 Expert Tips on How to Create Engaging E-Learning Content

A recent ebook from the eLearning Guild, 68 Tips for Elearning Engagement and Interactivity, brings together some of the top training industry experts and compiles their advice in one comprehensive guide. Here are three highlights of the advice you can find in the ebook and that you can apply to your own eLearning programs. Continue reading

The Anatomy of an Online Course

If you are responsible for creating an online training course, you might be staring at a blank screen with a blinking cursor. Fortunately, you do not have to wait for inspiration to strike or to start from scratch. Trainers that have gone before you have created “instructional designs” you can use as models or frameworks to create your own online course. Continue reading

5 E-Learning Tools You Can’t Live Without

E-Learning is all the rage. Organization and having the right tools are two key elements to effective online training. Here are five e-Learning tools that are so useful and helpful that you won’t know how you lived without them before discovering them. Plus, they are all free. Continue reading

5 Ways Social Media Opens the Window for E-Learning Trends and Tips

Many people think of social media as a way for people to keep up on what is happening in the lives of people they know. In reality, however, social media can be an invaluable resource of information, especially when it comes to keeping up with the latest trends and the hottest tips about e-Learning and online training programs. Use these five tips to stay on the cutting edge in the world of online training. Continue reading

How to Encourage Employees to Engage in Online Training

Training can cause mumbling and grumbling amongst the employees in a company. Employees sometimes have a hard time seeing how training and development provides opportunities for them to advance their skills and knowledge, as well as excel in their careers. Use these three tips to help encourage employees to engage in online training to create a win-win situation for the employees and for the business. Continue reading

Hot, Hot, Hot: E-Learning Trends of 2013

E-Learning is growing by leaps and bounds. As technology advances, online training techniques and e-Learning methods are advancing too. Each year brings new e-learning trends and refines old trends to make them bigger and better than ever before. Uncover some of the hottest trends of 2013 for e-Learning. Learn about the top 5 e-learning trends for this year. Continue reading

The Top 10 Characteristics of the Top Learning Management Systems

A Learning Management System (LMS) can be an organization’s best friend. Not only is it a comprehensive system to assist in organizing and managing your training program, but it is one of the top tools your employees can turn to for training and development information. With numerous Learning Management Systems available, however, it can be challenging to determine what to look for in the system you buy. Continue reading

How to Choose Effective Training Methods

Training methods come in all shapes and sizes. Fortunately, training and development options are not one-size-fits-all so you can choose the training method that is the most effective option for your needs. The training method you choose can vary by the group of attendees or even the training topic. So, even if you choose one technique for one type of training, you can go through this exercise to choose the right method for each training initiative. Many benefit from our free consulting for choosing the right training method and platform. Continue reading