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why social learning is taking online training to the next level

Social learning theory highlights that one of the most effective ways to learn is through watching, listening and doing; a blend of learning styles which together help us to better understand, retain and apply new knowledge to situations. That’s why, today, it’s becoming a crucial element of the eLearning experience, with new techniques bringing social […]

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improving efficiency and consistency across your elearning creation teams

Challenge 1: How do I enable my team to produce a consistent course experience?  You’ve designed the look and feel for the course, selected an appropriate colour theme and deduced the most accessible font for your user base. You’ve agreed on the colour for the text and how large the writing should appear.  Then… your […]

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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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3 learning theories to consider when creating eLearning

If you want to deliver a successful and engaging eLearning course, you need to keep in mind how users learn. Understanding the process in which people absorb information and retain…

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what is SCORM?

SCORM is the industry-recognised framework for education technology. Short for Shareable Content Object Reference Model, we can understand why you’d be confused! SCORM provides…

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desktop and cloud-based authoring tools
– which is best?

Authoring tools come in all shapes and sizes, with different features and formats available to you. Knowing which one is best for your project might seem difficult at first, but there are a few…

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how to create engaging eLearning content

Engaging your learners is key to the success of your eLearning content, but how do you go about doing this? Using different technologies and carefully considered web design…

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creating effective eLearning assessments

Creating engaging content is just one part of a good eLearning course. Without assessing the user, they cannot know their progress or identify weak points in their knowledge…

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