Common Pitfalls of Corporate Training

The most recent data shows that in 2013, organizations spent $1,208 per employee on corporate training. But the question is, “Was that money well spent?” Many training departments are struggling with topics like information retention, engagement, and employee interest when it comes to their investment in training. In this post, we’ll look at some of…

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Using eLearning for Cultural Training

Cultural training is a common exercise for companies who are expanding internationally. Sometimes these international relationships come as a result of acquiring existing businesses across the globe, or sometimes they arrive in the form of new partnerships with businesses in other countries. In order for these relationships to be successful, teams need to gather an…

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Incorporating Infographics in eLearning

This post is part of an eight-part series on graphic design for eLearning. You can look for this series every other Thursday here on our blog (and sharpen your skills with each and every post.) We’ve talked before about graphic design as a whole for eLearning development, but today, we’re going to focus in on…

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Training departments often fall within the HR realm, and they’re responsible for making sure everyone within the company is educated on both internal and external processes. That’s no small feat. Each year, these departments plan and coordinate many different training courses aimed at keeping the workplace safe, productive, and seamless. So, as you can imagine,…

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7 Steps to a Perfect eLearning Project

Ever wondered what the anatomy of the eLearning development process actually looks like? Diving into the step by step process will help you better understand how long a project takes, what factors go into development, and what you’re really paying for when you ask for a course to be designed. No one likes to start…

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Proper employee training is essential for the success of your business. But training takes time. And it takes money. So how do you improve the efficiency of your employee training operations and maximize your bottom line while still delivering the proper education your team needs? More and more organizations are turning to eLearning. In fact,…

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Color and Graphic Design in eLearning

This post is part of an eight-part series on graphic design for eLearning. You can look for this series every other Thursday here on our blog (and sharpen your skills with each and every post.) We’ve talked before about graphic design as a whole for eLearning development, but today, we’re going to focus in on…

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Pixar recently released its newest animated film, Inside Out, which focuses on the emotions of an 11-year-old girl. These emotions take form as colorful characters with famous celebrity voices: Joy (Amy Poehler), Sadness (Phyllis Smith), Disgust (Mindy Kaling), Anger (Lewis Black), and Fear (Bill Hader.) Throughout the film, these core emotions fight over who gets…

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With complex tools that have many features like Salesforce, there’s a large learning curve for new users. Not only to they have to figure out how to navigate the software, but they also have to use it correctly (so there are no errors that result in lost sales or damaged relationships.) So when a client…

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We’re big fans of storyboarding over here at ThinkingKap. But in our long-term relationship with them, we’ve certainly seen our fair share of what works—and what doesn’t. Why does it matter?  Because everyone needs a plan, right? Your learners need to get the most out of their eLearning within the time frame allotted, and your…

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