Why Did My eLearning Course Fail?

Creating eLearning is hard. Creating great eLearning is REALLY hard. For some reason, everyone that learns a few things in Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate, thinks they’re an eLearning developer on the path to eLearning success.

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Whether it’s a popular movie, TV show, or YouTube video, they’re all about connecting with our emotions. Some aim to make you cry, others to make you laugh. Either way, it’s this emotion that forms the connection with the media we embrace the most. In fact, that’s the single common ingredient of viral videos. So…

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Save Time and Money with eLearning Pre-Tests

Let’s face it, not everyone is super stoked about taking your latest eLearning course. Whether they’re busy, lazy, feel they already know the information, or are unabashedly anti-learning, sometimes streamlining the path through a course is the best option. In our last article, we talked about failure driving your course content. In this article, we’ll…

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Ever since our school days, the learning and testing pattern has been the same. Study content…take test on content. Even in today’s age of eLearning, that’s still what we see. Present content…knowledge check…more content…final quiz. Guess what, it doesn’t always have to be that way. Depending on the material (and your users) sometimes it makes…

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Sometimes it seems that great presentation skills are a personality trait…some people have them and some don’t. Certain people have infectious personalities and dynamic speaking abilities made to stand up and conduct classroom training. And then there’s the rest of us. Fear not! While it isn’t realistic to think you can transform your instructors into…

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This is the first article in our ongoing series focusing on real-world case study projects. Each month we’ll look at a project from 2 perspectives: an Instructional Designer / Developer and a Manager / Program Administrator. Each article will highlight what you can take away from the project, to use in your own work. This first…

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For six years now, ThinkingKap has been speaking at the Chicago eLearning and Technology Showcase, and this year was no different. In addition to the TK booth we had set up, we presented two separate sessions: Fun Compliance Training – More Than Just Checking The Box and Maximize eLearning Engagement by Converting Narration Scripts into Interactive Dialog….

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