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How to measure elearning success

August 6th, 2013|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

When we opened up our online eLearning Success Clinic a few months ago one of of the first questions we received was "how do you measure the success of elearning projects?" It's an interesting question and one that there are lots of different answers for, depending on your school of thought. In the video below, [...]

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6 steps to creating award-winning eLearning programs

June 4th, 2013|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

A couple of weeks ago we were thrilled to get the news that The eLearning eXperts have won the “Best Instructional Designer” award for the fourth consecutive year at the LearnX Asia Pacific Technology Impact Awards!  Obviously we’re proud of our achievements and the work that we do, so are very happy to be top [...]

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The breeding ground for bad instructional design

May 9th, 2013|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

In this age of technology where things are getting smaller, faster and cheaper by the second, organisations are becoming more demanding of their L&D functions. It has always been the case that our clients want top quality for little money in a short space of time, but this expectation has become over-inflated in recent years.  [...]

A quick reference guide to creating quick reference guides

April 3rd, 2013|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

I'm working on a little project at the moment which involves converting a face-to-face course into elearning. Rather than convert all of the course content into elearning we decided to keep the elearning duration to a minimum and provide learners with support resources they could refer to on demand via the intranet.  One piece of [...]

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A lesson in instructional design from a two-year-old

March 4th, 2013|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

Being a Mum is one of the most challenging and rewarding learning journeys I have undertaken in my life so far, particularly at the moment because about two weeks ago my son learned the word "why?". I knew this time would come and it is exactly as I imagined it would be; creative, frustrating, mentally [...]

Top 3 time-saving eLearning resources

February 19th, 2013|eLearning, eLearning resources, Instructional design|

I don't know anyone who can tell me they have enought time to do everything they want to in a day and elearning professionals are no different.  We're mostly working to someone else's (unrealistic) deadlines, we often perform multiple roles on projects and are expected to keep up with all the trends and happenings in [...]

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Why it’s good to lose control

February 12th, 2013|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

As instructional designers, we are used to being in control.  In control of the content, in control of how it gets delivered, in control of how people are assessed, in control of how feedback is given and in control of what happens next. And that's exactly how we like it :) But things are changing [...]