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using audio to enhance the eLearning experience

Audio – it’s a concept often taken for granted and not always utilised to the best of its ability. Do you ever feel like you understand something better when someone explains a concept to you, even though you’ve already read about it?

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multi-device eLearning is easier to create than you think

With over 50% of internet traffic coming from mobiles in 2019*, we know learners expect to be able to complete their online courses via mobile…

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key skills needed by learning professionals today

As learning and development professionals in 2020, the skills we need to do our jobs effectively is changing. Here is an overview of some of those important skills. How many are you using?..

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choosing an eLearning authoring tool in 2020

eLearning software is an ever-changing beast. Evolving technologies, new buzz words, and an endless list of acronyms are just a few sources of confusion. Here are a few simple points to…

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top tips for building a professional learning network

Imagine a world limited by a lack of information, where you’re unable to find out the answers to your burning questions or stopped from sharing your own expertise…

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why social learning is taking online training to the next level

Social learning is a theory which is slowly becoming known in the mainstream training industry as a key element within which we learn…

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improving efficiency and consistency across your elearning creation teams

If you’re creating an e-Learning or digital learning course with an authoring team larger than one, you’re likely to hit various unexpected hurdles that impact productivity and affect…

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measuring training progress online

An eLearning course is only as good as the results it produces. If users aren’t gaining anything from it, there’s a lot of hard work gone to waste…

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what is the difference between an LMS and an authoring tool?

Learning Management Systems (LMS), Virtual Learning Environments (VLE), authoring tools, content platforms…. At first glance, these different pieces of eLearning software can put you…

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