Tips for Working with E-Learning Voice-Over Talent

Working with professional voice-over talent can help your courses be more polished and professional, but this comes at an expense. Over the years, I’ve discovered several tips for working with voice-over talent to help make the process easier and more efficient, which can help keep your costs down. Here are my top three tips for […]

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Am I an E-Learning Drill Sergeant?

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I seem to have some OCD tendencies when it comes to reviewing e-learning courses. I sometimes wonder if developers make faces when they receive my feedback, envisioning me as some kind of e-learning drill sergeant. “Delete the extra space between paragraphs two and three!” “This image runs […]

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Tips for Transitioning From Copywriting to E-Learning

I still remember my first time writing for e-learning. It involved a lot of squinting, deleting, and scribbling in my notebook. At first, I wasn’t really sure why I was struggling. I had done plenty of copywriting in my career. I’d dutifully made an action map, but it was a challenge to translate it into […]

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Reviewing E-Learning: Lessons Learned From My Dog

Not too long ago, I spent a day on the couch. I was sick as, well, a dog. As I lay there, I watched my puppy play with one of her chew toys. And the more I watched her, the more intrigued I was. As I observed her patterns, it occurred to me that what […]

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Articulate Storyline: It’s Pretty Easy to Learn

Working in the field of e-learning, sometimes I feel like an antique. While I’m not one to go around admitting my age, I can say I remember the excitement when my elementary school got its first computer—attached to a television—that the entire school had to share. I was perplexed when 5 ¼ inch floppy discs […]

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Event Recap: Learning Solutions 2015

As we anxiously wait for trees to turn green and flowers to bloom, it’s amazing to think how fast these first few months of 2015 have flown by. It has been a blur, to say the least. In January, Diane and I attended ATD TechKnowledge (check out the recap here); and most recently, several of […]

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