Most digital learning strategies are implemented in environments where the learner is required to take the training offered, whether they like it or not. However, not all training is mandated. When it comes to optional courses, you are competing with all of the distractions life throws at your learners – from work, to spending time with family and friends – and maybe even from competing training companies.Read More
When you have been tasked with the design and development of learning materials, where do you start? Do you plan out your aims and objectives? Do you define your learning outcomes? Or do you put these off because you are never quite sure what they are, or what the difference is?Read More
The popularity of smartphones has been steadily growing year-on-year for over a decade now. However, a study from the Brandon Hall Group shows that 35% of learners do not have access to learning content that works on a mobile device. So why aren’t more organisations delivering mobile content to their learners? We can assume that this is in part due to the technology available.Read More
In January 2017 I wrote a blog about scenario-based training in Articulate 360, using Rise specifically. This introduced the idea of using the Button Stack blocks to branch from one lesson to another, allowing learners to make decisions and follow different paths through the content.Read More
eLearning professionals invest a lot of time in the design of courses, but is this time wasted when we upload them to a generic, unbranded learning management system (LMS)? Quite possibly. Every single stage of your learner journey is an opportunity to engage your learners, build your brand and create a consistent learning experience – and this includes your LMS.
So, rather than downing tools when your course is designed, this blog is going to explore design considerations for your learning management system – enabling you to create a consistent and ‘on brand’ learning experience.Read More