My Favorite E-Learning Resources

A couple of weeks ago, I was at ATD TechKnowledge in Las Vegas teaching their Articulate Storyline Certificate program. As with most classes we teach, we have some really good discussions, and I usually follow up with links to some of my favorite e-learning resources we talked about. I find myself referring to some of […]

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Five Things to Include in Your E-Learning Scenarios

E-Learning scenarios are a great way to challenge your learners with real-life situations and to make your courses more interactive. When designed properly, e-learning scenarios let your learners make their own decisions, and more importantly, learn from their mistakes. While tools like Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate make it easy to create simple e-learning scenarios, […]

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Five Reasons to Use Gamification in E-Learning

A few years ago, my husband and I went to a swanky Christmas party. My friend’s party had been a long-standing tradition in our circle. Each year, as we all became a little more successful, it got more formal. One year, my husband and I volunteered to bring the champagne… and the extra Wii controllers. […]

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Be Aware of Being Aware

You might have faced this situation before: you’re working on an e-learning course, and the subject-matter experts (SMEs) keep wanting to include every single bit of information they have about the subject into the course. Your job is to filter all this information based on the needs of the learners and the performance goals of […]

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Do You Really Know the Terms and Conditions of Your Purchased Media?

“Check the box to agree to the terms and conditions.” Click. Eager to get to the next step on the website or download, you check that box and move on without much thought to what you just agreed to. What’s the risk really? Well, what if you are downloading images to include in an e-learning […]

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Three Tips for Teaching Successful Software Training Classes

As Artisan’s resident E-Learning Authoring Tools Trainer, the primary focus of my job has been to teach other e-learning professionals how to use programs like Articulate Storyline and Studio either in person or online. Each learner comes with a different level of experience with computers, and some learners require more attention than others. Making sure […]

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