Accessibility, E-Learning, Video

Improving Accessibility Through Video Captions

Have you noticed that captions (a.k.a. subtitles) in social media videos have become more common? Captioning videos has historically been used in e-learning to improve accessibility for learners with hearing impairments. Beyond accessibility, evidence is emerging that captions improve engagement and comprehension (hence why you are seeing more videos with captions on Facebook). In short, there… Continue reading Improving Accessibility Through Video Captions

E-Learning, LMS

What is a Classroom: 5 Reasons to Implement an LMS in your Organization

The other day an Apple commercial caught my eye.  The camera followed a young girl as she biked around a city with her iPad Pro.  She used her device to write, draw, send messages, read comics, etc.  And when asked, “Whatcha doin’ on your computer?”, she answered, “What’s a computer?” I don’t normally pay attention… Continue reading What is a Classroom: 5 Reasons to Implement an LMS in your Organization

E-Learning, L&D

5 Ways to Design Immersive E-Learning

Learning another language through immersion works!  I am a fluent Spanish-speaker today because I lived in the Dominican Republic for a few years as a teen.  Knowing only basic words and phrases, I was thrown in during the summer months and was able to express myself by the time school started.  I also met many… Continue reading 5 Ways to Design Immersive E-Learning

E-Learning, Small Business

3 Reasons for Small Businesses to Invest in E-Learning

According to Gallup, 85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work.  This is expensive to companies as it negatively impacts productivity and can lead to employee turnover. One way to combat disengagement and boost morale is to pay more attention to learning opportunities. Lack of opportunities for professional development is a common… Continue reading 3 Reasons for Small Businesses to Invest in E-Learning