One Simple Trick for Troubleshooting Technical Problems with E-Learning Courses

It’s bound to happen sooner or later: you get “that” call from a customer. There’s a technical problem with the course, and they need you to solve it. “The course isn’t working right. The narration and audio are completely out of sync.” “The interaction on slide 34 doesn’t work for me.” “The text on slide […]

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How to Create an Animated GIF From Video in Photoshop

We’ve all seen them before. Those animated, funny and sometimes annoying images that get sent around the office or family in long chain emails. Animated GIFs are usually associated with entertainment blogs (such as buzzfeed.com) and other social media outlets. However, animated GIFs can also be used in e-learning to add visual movement and interest, […]

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Event Recap: ASTD Atlanta Conference & Expo (ACE) 2014

This past week, Tim and I had the great opportunity to attend and present at the Greater Atlanta Chapter of ASTD’s ACE (Atlanta Conference & Expo) 2014. For those of you who are actively involved in ASTD national and local chapters, you undoubtedly know the benefits of these types of events. For those that aren’t […]

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Summertime Tips for Parents Who Work From Home

The summer of 2014 marks my first summer working full-time from home. Everyone tells me how lucky I am to work remotely—and they’re right. Yet as summer approached, one thing concerned me. You see, summer means that two people who were previously at school all day are now “working from home” as well: my boys, […]

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Event Recap: Articulate E-Learning Heroes Community Event

This past week, I had the exciting opportunity to attend and present at very first Articulate E-Learning Heroes Community Event in the beautiful city of Toronto. For those of you who are actively involved in the Articulate Community, you’ve undoubtedly seen posts from people begging for Articulate to host some type of event in Canada. […]

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Action Mapping With a Twist: A Tool for Budgeting E-Learning Development

Whether you’ve been developing e-learning content for years or you’re just getting started, it can be challenging to predict how much time and money an e-learning development project will take. But how exactly can we predict and calculate that amount of time and what factors influence those amounts? I found that completing an exercise similar […]

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