Create a stream of self-contained activities, let people pull information as they need it, slowly increase the challenge with scaffolding, and be a hero. All in one blog post. Learn more.
Do we really need to force-feed people information before they can try a scenario? Learn more.
You’re going to work in Zekostan! How would you like to prepare for the cultural differences? Do you want me to tell you everything and then quiz you? No? What’s the alternative? Learn more.
How can you create a lively start to your course? Try these five techniques to get learners involved and kick up the pace. Learn more.
What happens if you let learners try to figure it out themselves first, and only then teach them? They could learn much more deeply, according to several studies. Learn more.
Turn traditional training on its head: Challenge learners from the start with decision-making scenarios and let them learn through experience. It’s not only more interesting and memorable, it makes our designs more efficient. Learn more.
This slideshow is an attempt to help people make the best of a limiting design. Regular readers know that I’m no fan of the Next button. (Are you new here? Try Why you really want to be short or Visual menus: Structure with style). Thanks to Erik Wallen–his comment on Is a course really the […]
The elearning samples page lists more than 35 inspiring interactions. Why did so few corporate courses make the final list? One reason: The people who designed the interactions knew the following 3 Secrets of Shortness. 1. Forget the intro Typical course: “Welcome to the Widget Functionality course! Widgets are undoubtedly an important part of our […]