Video is everywhere. If all we look at are YouTube statistics, they report over 1 billion people use YouTube, or a third of all internet users. As of May 2019, 500 hours of video was being uploaded to their platform every minute. Yes, every minute. What does that mean for e-learning? When so many people… Continue reading What Can Video Add to Your E-Learning?
Can you trust videos you see online? Now that digital technology has made it possible to doctor video in incredibly realistic ways, it’s a question that corporate trainers are challenged to answer in order to guard the integrity of their courses. People routinely look for information online. Learners find the internet a source of quick… Continue reading Deepfakes: How to Protect Your E-Learning
Living in this fast-paced world challenges companies to continuously search for innovative ways of running their business. There are a number of different e-learning solutions to help meet those challenges. Microlearning is one such option. If you want to get employees trained on a specific skill, Microlearning is a popular method that employers are turning… Continue reading You, Your Employees, and Microlearning
What do you want to teach? How will you teach it? Knowing the answers to both these questions is critical if you want to achieve your organization’s training and development objectives. Otherwise, instructional materials miss their intended mark and learners fail to engage with the opportunity. A range of techniques are available to deliver Instruction.… Continue reading Instructional Design and E-Learning: Customized Training That Works
If you’ve been around software development or project management circles in the past few decades, you’ve likely been exposed to agile concepts. To make a long story very short, traditionally, teams developed software by using linear processes that involved a lot of upfront planning and left testing to the end. As time progressed and the… Continue reading Agile Mindedness in Business
As a remote e-learning company, we serve broadly and are always looking for opportunities. Last Fall, we registered to do business with the U.S. government. In our October newsletter, we noted that the government buys many different types of products and services. They aim to spend 23% of prime contract dollars on small businesses, and… Continue reading The Sea of Government RFPs
You’ve interviewed many candidates and selected an ideal person for your position. Knowledgeable, experienced, communicative…everything you need to fill the role. On Day 1, your perfect employee doesn’t show. You’ve been ghosted! In today’s competitive landscape, and with unemployment rates at all-time lows, ghosting has moved from the dating scene to the workplace. Ghosting can… Continue reading Ghosting: Are Your People Disappearing?
When done correctly, using audio to narrate e-learning can have a big impact on engaging learners. Are you looking to add audio narration to your next course and don't know where to start? Here we're going to hook you up with tips for recording high-quality voiceover. Organize Your Recording Space Most of us don’t have… Continue reading Getting Started with Audio Recording
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
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