How to Create Great eLearning Scenarios

You’ve heard of eLearning scenarios. And maybe you’ve even tried creating some. But did they have the impact you were hoping for? Creating great eLearning scenarios is more than meets the eye. Some people think it’s just good storytelling. While yes, that’s part of it, it’s much more than just stories. Other people think eLearning…

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It’s been a privilege for us at ThinkingKap to have worked on as many Diversity & Inclusion courses as we have over the years. I care deeply about accountability and keeping peoples’ biases in check. I pride myself on being an extremely objective person (at times too much so) and would love to think that…

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How to Humanize Your eLearning Course

For a lot of reasons, eLearning is an amazing way to train people. It helps you deliver a consistent message to your trainees. It’s almost infinitely scalable, with virtually no incremental delivery costs. And it allows you to set up situations that would be difficult (or impossible) to safely arrange in a real environment. That…

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Did you know that some teachers aren’t allowed to use red pens for making corrections? This concept has been circulating for about a decade now. Red means something is wrong, which can be seen as “too aggressive” and that might hurt someone’s feelings. So teachers are supposed to use a different color, like purple. Doesn’t…

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In case you’re just joining us, we started talking about whether you have the skills to create eLearning internally, in part 1. Then, whether creating eLearning internally is the right business strategy, was the focus of part 2. After answering these questions about your resources, team skills, capacity, and organizational focus, it’s time to give…

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As you’re probably aware, all the cool kids are using eLearning for their training needs these days. While ILT is still viable for certain situations (and will be for the foreseeable future), eLearning has too many benefits to be ignored. So, if you’ve decided your company should use eLearning, now it’s time to determine how…

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Whether it’s painting your living room, or fixing that running toilet (don’t forget to jiggle the handle), there’s always a decision whether to do it yourself or hire a pro to do it for you. You have this same decision to make if you want to build eLearning. Now, considering that we’re a training vendor,…

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How to Assemble the Perfect eLearning Team

For anyone who has not worked on a significant sized eLearning project, all the moving pieces can make it feel like a Rube Goldberg machine. Clients undertaking these projects for the first time end up surprised by how much goes into it, and it always takes longer than the uninitiated would assume. With this much going…

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WHAT?!? Who Said Compliance Training Can Be Fun?

If you asked 100 employees what the worst type of training is, what do you think they would say? Answer: required training. *ba-dum-tss* Seriously though, the overwhelming answer would be compliance training. Compliance is typically so packed with boring policies and regulations that there’s no room left for engagement. Fear not, there is a way…

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You know your learners are learning something from your courses. After all, that’s what you created them for in the first place. But the real question is: are YOU learning anything from them? Your training analytics can tell you a lot about your courses. You can determine how well or *dare we say* poorly they…

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