Less text, more learning

Do stakeholders want to add text to your materials? Here’s one study you can use to show how wordiness can hurt learning. The study compared three lessons about the same weather process. All lessons used the same illustrations but varied in the number of words. The lesson with the fewest words resulted in the most […]

Why you do not want to sound like a robot

“We shouldn’t use contractions because…” Let’s debunk all that.

How to recognize elearning bloat

A fun video shows what happens when stakeholders think every detail is important.

Can you answer these 6 questions about multiple-choice questions?

1. I opened a course on a topic I know nothing about, clicked through without reading anything, and took the assessment. I passed! What does that suggest? I am a genius! The assessment was too easy. Maybe the course was too easy, too. Maybe the course didn’t even need to be written. b, c, and […]