5 Tips for Effective Mobile Learning
When we think of mobile learning we tend to get a picture of the commuter working their way through the morning train ride, and while this is accurate, there is so much more to mobile learning. For the first time ever we have a platform that allows users to maximize their time and find the […]Read More
Factoring in Organizational Culture in E-Learning
Recently, I was speaking to a colleague who was just about ready to throw in the E-learning towel. They had, in their own words, done everything “right.” Meaning that their initiative was well thought out, carefully planned in coordination with proven adult learning theories and executed perfectly. The only problem was that it wasn’t working. […]Read More
Beware the Lemming: The Most Destructive Trends in E-Learning
First off, let me ask you this. Does anyone know what a lemming is? Well, I’d be happy to enlighten you! See a lemming is a small rodent type creature that has a tendency towards mass suicide. It works like this. When the population gets too large, lemmings will throw themselves off cliffs in huge […]Read More
Top 3 Signs of a Learning Mind
I had some time to think recently about what makes learning initiatives, specifically E-Learning, successful. Is it the content? Is it the presentation? Is it the instructor? Is it all the pretty pictures we throw in there? I think that yes, it’s a bit of all of these things. But, I propose that it is […]Read More
Top 10 Ideas to Expand Your Learning
As part of wrapping things up last year, we looked at some of the best free learning tools out there. A sort of looking back on the year and hitting the high points so to speak. Now a few months into the new year, I am more than ready to move forward and greet this […]Read More
What Makes a PowerPoint Slide Good?
PowerPoint … the tool we all love to hate. Well, that might not be exactly fair. I mean, if I’m being completely honest then don’t I have to admit that the problem may lie with the user rather than the tool? Maybe not in all cases, but I know that my own personal issue with […]Read More
10 Tips for Getting Started in E-Learning
Do you remember your first E-Learning project? You know what I mean, the one that started it all? Some of you are sitting there reading this with a smile on your face as you laugh at the thought of stumbling your way through your first project. We’ve all been there. And that is what this […]Read More
The Burning E-Learning Question: Does Slide Count Matter?
As I sit down to write this post I’m thinking back on my long lost college days. Specifically I’m thinking about sitting through Dr. Holland’s endless marketing theory class and his love for all things PowerPoint. See, Dr. Holland (name changed to protect the not so innocent) only taught night classes. This was both good […]Read More