Text in elearning should be concise and lively. But what does “concise and lively” actually look like? Use a simple readability formula to make sure you’re writing in the best style. Learn more.
Category: Writing tips
Scenarios: the good, the bad, and the preachy
Decision-making scenarios work best when they require realistic decisions and avoid preaching. This post turns a typical fact-regurgitation into a more realistic scenario that helps learners practice making decisions in nuanced situations. Read more
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. Read more.
Why you do not want to sound like a robot
“We shouldn’t use contractions because…” Let’s debunk all that. Read more.
How to recognize elearning bloat
A fun video shows what happens when stakeholders think every detail is important. Read more.
5 ways to make linear navigation more interesting
Stuck using a Next button? Here are some ideas to make it less mind-numbing. Read more.
Makeover: Turn objectives into motivators
Let’s turn conventional objectives into goals that learners care about. Read more.
Makeover: Teen body parts at risk!
Let’s grab some elearning that might need perking up and add some perk. Read more.
Can you answer these 6 questions about multiple-choice questions?
See if you can spot the six common mistakes we make when writing multiple-choice questions. Read more.