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The Ultimate Instructional Designer Gift Guide

 

It’s that time of year. Bloggers and influencers are producing gift guides en masse—for every category of gift recipient. The list topics range from “100 Gift Ideas for Her” to “Gift Ideas for...

Webinar: 5 Ways to Put the Story First in Your eLearning

 

We had a great webinar on storytelling and engaging your learners with a story last week. In it, we talked about why stories matter, how they can help increase retention, and how to tell a good...

7 Tasks Rockstars Check Off Before Kickoff: Step 5

 

Welcome back, eLearning developers and instructional designers. Are you ready to also become project management rockstars? In this series, we’re taking a deeper look at each step of the 7 Tasks...

Webinar: How the Rockstar Learning Model Can Help You Engage Learners

 

Do we have shorter attention spans than goldfish?

Actually, no.

A recent survey suggests the ability to maintain focus has actually improved over time; it’s just that today’s learners are more...

Using Writing to Bring the Human Element Into Your eLearning

 

Many instructional designers never meet the learners they create training for. Because of that, it can be hard to picture your audience and feel like you’re talking to a real person when you’re...

Training to Prevent Workplace Bullying

 

From a workplace safety perspective, “workplace violence” includes a wide range of threatening, disruptive behavior that occurs at work. It ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical...

7 Tasks Rockstars Check Off Before Kickoff: Step 2

 

Welcome back to our project management series! In this series, we’re taking a deeper look at each step of the 7 Tasks Rockstars Check Off Before Kickoff.

Need a refresher on what we’re talking...

Off-The-Shelf vs. Custom vs. Templates: What's the Solution for You?

 

According to LinkedIn’s 2018 Workforce Learning Report, 94% of professionals would stay at a company longer if the company was invested in their development.

Employee training has become...

How to Create Fading Layers in Storyline

Sometimes when I am poking around inside published courses trying to solve one puzzle a crazy idea will come into my head. This was one of those. I am not certain this particular code will be...

Webinar: A Beginner's Guide to Storyboarding for eLearning

 

Storyboarding is an invaluable tool for planning effective eLearning courses and obtaining stakeholder buy-in, but the process of creating one may seem daunting. Where do you start? What...