It's well known among learning professionals that today's learners are more distracted and less engaged. When learners are distracted by smartphones, emails and the internet, how do we ensure our courses are effective, easy to digest and keep learners attention?
This is a challenge faced by instructional designers every day, and Karen Quinton, Head of our content development division, tackled this problem in her most recent webinar 'Designing better courses'.Read More
A storyboard is said to be “a map that guides eLearning professionals through every twist and turn of their eLearning course design”. Storyboards improve efficiency, allowing you to confirm the finer details before build, and are a great way to communicate ideas to stakeholders. There are many ways to storyboard for eLearning, but we think there are 7 best practices you should follow no matter how you choose to storyboard your eLearning course:Read More
Branched scenarios are a great way of allowing learners to develop practical skills without the fear or risk of failure. Branched scenarios are set up with three components:
Mobile learning has been a ‘buzz-term’ for a while now. We’ve been blogging about it since 2012 and it is becoming all the more important as the years go on. A recent white paper from Docebo stated that 87% of millennials said their smartphone never leaves their side, day or night. So, with millennials set to make up 75% of the workforce within the next 8 years, mobile learning isn’t just a nice-to-have any more, it’s a feature learners expect.Read More
This week, Karen Quinton, Head of Cursim, hosted the fourth webinar in our learning design webinar series. This webinar series has covered macro, backwards and evidence-based learning design, while also covering how to use text, audio and graphics in eLearning. So, just in case you’ve missed any of these webinars, here are the resources for you to catch up: