In my last blog I wrote about the medium of instructional videos in learning. There’s another mode that’s caught my ear recently – podcasts.
I have very little memory of a life before easy-access, simple-to-use internet (I was born in the 90s). What memory I do have is fuzzy and certainly rose-tinted; I do not think the dial-up tone could sound like a lullaby to..
We are all familiar with the idea of the learning curve. It is a very personal experience that we all go through many times in our lives. Learning to drive a car; to cook a meal; to speak another language.
Virtual training makes sense. When you consider the see-saw of pros and cons, it is hard to get away from. Let’s take a register of all the ways we work today that have pushed virtual training to the front of the queue of..
We often naturally gravitate towards those colleagues who have the knowledge, experience and confidence to point us in the right direction. And sometimes we can spot high potential leaders even before they begin to engage in..
It’s exciting to watch eLearning evolve over time. New tools and trends are blossoming, while others fade into buzzword-infamy. But one design principle remains stalwart and necessary. It reminds me of my favourite Wuthering..
Microlearning is more than just a tool – more than just an initiative. Like any useful method it has principles. While an organisation may have the need and the ambition to transform their workplace digital learning, the..
Have you heard the term ‘Adaptive Learning’? When you get a 5 minute tea break window, do you Google the various notions that have floated in and out of your subconscious since breakfast? How do you decide what to learn..
How do you measure the success of your training programmes? Is it by the pages a person has read, the pass mark on their assessments, or an observation of the things they do directly after taking a course?
When you’re faced with the question, “what is it you do?” do you grab a swift intake of breath, and ready the room for your elevator pitch? Kate Middleton talks about how her new title of ‘Learning Experience Designer’ over..
Html5 video is used in most eLearning and digital content production. The big advantage of html5 video is that it is a universal standard for different mobile devices and screen sizes. But just because it is easier to use..
How can you design eLearning content that provides enough challenge for the learner? We talk to many clients who complain that sometimes eLearning patronises and can be boring. (Not any of our content obviously!)