How to Measure Training Effectiveness

After implementing an elearning course, we often feel tempted to simply move on to other projects. This approach will satisfy the compliance requirements, but if you want to make your training truly effective, then your work is not done yet. After the course is rolled out, you need to figure out how the training translates … Continue reading “How to Measure Training Effectiveness”

6 Ways to Improve Courses with Data-Driven Learning Design

What is Data-Driven Learning Design Data-driven learning design means using data when making design decisions for the elearning course. The typical learning products designed with a data-driven mindset are almost always more effective because they eliminate barriers to positive training outcomes that often hinder learners’ progress in a conventionally designed course. Often, when we start … Continue reading “6 Ways to Improve Courses with Data-Driven Learning Design”

6 eLearning Metrics You Should Be Measuring

If you want to make eLearning truly effective, you should take a closer look at the data your learners generate in the course. It can offer an invaluable insight into whether the course provides effective learning opportunities as well as how the learners are interacting with the eLearning course itself. See the list below or … Continue reading “6 eLearning Metrics You Should Be Measuring”

8 Advanced eLearning Development Skills You Can Master Today

The eLearning technology is advancing rapidly, and skills that were competitive even a few years ago are quickly becoming obsolete. To stay current in the field of learning experience design and development, instructional designers and eLearning developers should constantly keep up with the new trends and technologies. Here are 8 things you should learn to … Continue reading “8 Advanced eLearning Development Skills You Can Master Today”

12 eLearning Project Milestones to Include in a Project Plan

The process of eLearning design and custom eLearning development consists of multiple stages that may be confusing to those who are not regularly involved in eLearning production. This guide will identify the major project milestones you should include in your next eLearning development project plan. See the list below or download this handout as a … Continue reading “12 eLearning Project Milestones to Include in a Project Plan”

10 Questions to Consider Before Starting an eLearning Project

A proper project setup will lay the foundation for creating a successful eLearning course. Here are some questions you should answer prior to starting an eLearning project. See the list below or download this handout as a PDF file. What are the project goals?Determine what outcomes you are trying to reach with this project. For … Continue reading “10 Questions to Consider Before Starting an eLearning Project”

What’s Trending in eLearning and How You Can Keep Up

  With the pace of changes in the industry accelerating, being a successful learning experience designer means constantly looking out for elearning trends that can enhance your skills and learning products, and help you stay current in your profession. In this article, we will discuss a major trend in elearning that’s no longer a buzzword … Continue reading “What’s Trending in eLearning and How You Can Keep Up”

Using Data to Make eLearning Effective

  If you are a modern elearning course developer or learning experience designer, the following assumptions are most likely to describe your work: You use an authoring software tool such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate You define successful course completion by either the number of slides the learner has viewed or the final quiz … Continue reading “Using Data to Make eLearning Effective”

No LMS, No Problem: How to Save Learning Data Outside of LMS

  Most learning experience designers put a lot of effort into developing custom elearning solutions, but receive very little feedback on how the learners  use the products and whether the training meets the learning objectives. Yet, most would love to have an option to learn about the learners’ behavior in the courses, how the learners … Continue reading “No LMS, No Problem: How to Save Learning Data Outside of LMS”

Custom Progress Bar in Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate

If you’ve ever created a learning course in Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate, you have most certainly seen (and probably used) a progress bar that appears below the slide by default in both of these authoring tools. Unfortunately, this default progress bar does not always meet the unique needs of the particular elearning project, and … Continue reading “Custom Progress Bar in Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate”