Do we really need a know-it-all Omniscient One to explain everything to our learners? Or can we trust them to draw conclusions from the results of their choices? Read more.
Are you under pressure to treat your learners like clueless children? Here are some ways to manage a stakeholder or that voice in your head that wants to lead learners by the nose. Read more
Often we’re told, “Put this information into a course.” But what happens if we put the information into a job aid instead, and then give learners mini-scenarios that help themuse the job aid? Read more
By Cathy Moore When should elearning be narrated? I think we should rephrase the question as, “When is it a good idea to force all learners to go at the same pace?” That’s what narrated material does. The pace of…
Imagine that you’re in a competition to overhaul an information-heavy course so it creates real change. What would you do? Read more
Even small challenges build our confidence. Let learners try and succeed on their own instead of spoon-feeding them everything. Read more.
“We shouldn’t use contractions because…” Let’s debunk all that. Read more.
The right image can turn a blah message into a memorable, meaningful experience. But how can you find stock images that aren’t, well, stock? Read more.
Stuck using a Next button? Here are some ideas to make it less mind-numbing. Read more.
Let’s turn conventional objectives into goals that learners care about. Read more.