The word ‘objective’, as used to describe an aim or goal, is a 19th century military term, but the field of learning is not a battlefield, so we should tread carefully (i.e. not jackbooted) in this terrain. We want our..
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..
I've recently been involved with a project that had two key animations explaining the key concepts of the course. Of all the elements in the course (text, videos, audio conversations, case studies, etc), it was the..
Our Learning Experience Designers (LxDs), Anna Dillon and David Cameron, discuss how learning 'just in time' in the flow of work, and life, puts the human element back into elearning.
Is data-driven learning driving you to distraction? Don't despair, our Learning Experience Designers, Anna Dillon and Kate Middleton, have distilled the dialogue for you – to deftly differentiate between the drivel and..
This month, two of our learning experience designers (LxDs), Niamh and Anna, chat about our new suite of compliance resources, Comply… Suffice to say, your experience of compliance will never be the same again!
Recently we have been having meaningful conversations with a number of our content development clients about the move away from SCORM content courses, to the development of individual learning assets. Here we look at some..
Our Learning Experience Designers (aka the artists formerly known as ‘Instructional Designers’) have been instant messaging again. This time it’s Niamh and David talking about spaced repetition (aka spaced learning or..
The landscape of learning has changed dramatically, with most workplace learning happening on the job rather than through formal courses. Knowing this, our expert Learning Experience Designers (LxDs) tap into the hidden..
This blog will help you demand better quality eLearning from your eLearning provider. It saddens me and makes me a little angry that I am still writing blog posts about raising the bar in eLearning. I’ve been in this..
This blog is about how to improve your design skills, especially if you aren't a trained graphic designer. Experimenting with colours and textures is an innate human ability, as our Neanderthal forefathers used a variety..
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..
Our clients are always asking us about how to get started with creating their own eLearning content. Part of this challenge is choosing a digital learning authoring tool. This blogs explains the benefits and features of a..
Improve learner engagement by using realistic eLearning scenarios that highlight key decision points in challenging situations.
This blog is about how we brought a new learning approach to a global engineering company - based on storytelling. If you want to learn more about our approach to digital learning, check out our Digital content..
This blog is about how to create high quality eLearning content that will challenge and stretch your staff as they learn. We specialise in eLearning of the non-patronising kind, so have a look if you want to create better..
This blog is about how to create responsive eLearning - or mobile-ready eLearning content. Gone are the days where people were stuck at their desks trying to complete long and tedious eLearning courses in one sitting. If..
This blog outlines five visual design techniques to keep your eLearning content engaging and impactful. Excellence in design is our thing - we have a design team who are passionate connoisseurs of design excellence. Find..
This blog is about the process of learning - which is more complex than most people consider. We're really fascinated by the topic of unlearning. We first wrote about it here - unlearning is the new learning. In our..
The science of learning has evolved significantly in the last ten years. If you work in learning and development, understanding the science of learning and new techniques and insights for workplace learning will help you..
This blog is about improving the graphical design of eLearning content. Whether you design your own eLearning content, or you outsource to an eLearning vendor, there are some design sins you should look out for.
This blog is about using a variety of learning techniques to better engage your staff. If you develop your own eLearning content, you might want to try these out. If you need help with boosting your digital content..