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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Work From Home? 5 Tips to Help Keep You Sane

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase, “work from home?” Is working at home a dream of yours, a reality, or something you’d never want to do? If you’re one of the many people in the e-learning industry who works from home, I bet you can relate to some of the following truths. […]

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Six Proofreading Tips Straight From the Pros

It’s happened to all of us…we notice a grammar error just as we hit send on an email. Or we see that our bullets are not aligned as we are stapling our 50th document. It’s not that we don’t know the rules; it’s that we didn’t do an effective job of proofreading our (or someone […]

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