E-Learning Design

Elearning design can greatly impact the user experience and reward of eLearning. Elearning design however can be clunky and overwhelming. That is why our resources and articles provide the latest in instructional design, thinking and methodologies..

LMS and the Human Brain: What to Know About Learning Experiences

The human brain is undoubtedly the most complex organ we have in our bodies. Scientists are still learning about its 100 billion neurons or so as well as the tasks it performs every minute of every day. The brain is amazingly adaptable. It can restructure itself, create new pathways, and reorganize itself, which it does when the brain learns.

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Five Ways Online Learning Has Grown Over the Past Five Years

Back in 2013, the eLeaP blog launched for the first time. At the time, we already appeared to be well into the online learning revolution. In retrospect, the industry was only beginning to take off and many of the things we now take for granted about online learning were still emerging. This post looks at just five things that have changed since 2013 when we first launched the eLeaP blog. Continue reading

Hiring a Subject Matter Expert for Training and Development Content

What Is a Subject Matter Expert?

In the world of training and development, subject matter experts (SMEs) can be an invaluable resource. When companies are focusing on instructional design, an SME can be a great asset to have because of their level of specialization and expertise. Continue reading

What is a Flipped Classroom Model— And How Does It Relate to Corporate Training and Learning Management Systems?

There are always different training methods that can be used to provide the necessary L&D concepts and materials to employees. The big benefit of a learning management system is the fact that you can easily incorporate different strategies and best practices because an LMS is so scalable and flexible. If you come across a newer concept or one you haven’t tried to train your employees, a learning management system means you can integrate these concepts into your training without a complete overhaul of materials and content. Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Three Recent Ed Tech Trends

Remember when MOOCs were the wave of the future? What about setting up a classroom or campus on Second Life? Perhaps, you made a huge investment in gamification? The reality is that like all other aspects of education, trends come and go in online learning. That’s why knowing when to buy in and to what extent is important. But first, a short history of predictions, outcomes and lessons learned.

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Information Overload: What It Is, Its Consequences and How to Avoid It

Information Overload in a Digital World

Information overload is something not just employers are facing, but it’s becoming a problem in people’s everyday lives as well. When you’re dealing with too much information, it impacts your ability to make decisions and remain productive, but with a constant barrage of emails, communication, social media and more, it’s difficult to avoid. Continue reading