Learning & Collaboration Blog

  • Stay Creative By Stepping Away

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    Creating courses is hard work. Fun, but hard. Whether you are creating a training program in a platform like Articulate Storyline, elearning plugin, or delivering your training live – it can all be quite draining. That’s why it’s important to take a break every once in awhile. In fact, doing so will yield more benefits […]

  • 10 Reasons to Use Serious Games

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    If you are involved in elearning (even traditional training), then it is likely that you have considered implementing some form of serious game into your course material. Today gamification and serious games are being leveraged to help bolster learning and drive home key objectives. Gaming elements get people involved with the learning which has been […]

  • Give a Gift of ELearning

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    December is often synonomous with gift giving and spending time with friends & family. Many of us take some time off of work to recharge before venturing into another eventful year. Another common theme in December is trying to find gifts for the people we care about. This process usually involves spending hours researching gift ideas online, […]

  • The Future of ELearning in 2015

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    As the end of 2014 quickly approaches, we are left to reflect on how far the elearning industry has advanced in the past year. Just like the year before, new advancements in technology have opened up new doors with online learning initiatives. MOOCs are still here (no surprise), Tin Can API is gaining in adoption, […]

  • The Benefits of Drip-Feeding

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    For a long time, online course content followed a predictable pattern. This usually involved the learner clicking “next” (or “Marking Complete”) until they reached the end of the course, and then they would attempt to guess on a quiz, knowing full-well that they could retake it if needed. In other words, people started to game […]

  • Schedule Content By Specific Date!

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    Today marks the final major update to LearnDash for the 2014 calendar year, and we hope that you are just as excited as we are about the possibilities that this new feature gives you for your courses. As always, thank you all so much for your continued support of LearnDash. Your ideas, suggestions, and kind words motivate […]

  • Ways to Give Back to ELearning

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    One of the things that makes the elearning industry so fantastic is how people are so eager to get involved and contribute something back to the community. You enter the industry ready to soak up new information about the technology, methodology, and various sub-niches within elearning. After some time, you feel the need to give back […]

  • How To Validate Your Course Idea

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    Given the industry of LearnDash and my experience within the elearning field in general, I have had the opportunity to come across a large variety of course offerings. From the bizarre to the genius, people are creating and selling courses like never before! While I always enjoy seeing how people are using LearnDash for their […]

  • Choosing an LMS? Remember This!

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    Choosing a learning management system for your online courses is an extremely important decision. Ultimately, you want to find something that is both intuitive and offers your learners a pleasant experience. With so many options available today, all of which look great on paper, how do you know which to choose? There are a variety of […]

  • Using Video, Images, or Text in ELearning

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    Whenever you are building out an online courses, at some point you are going to have to determine the best method to deliver the content. By default, most people will go with text, but is that always the best option? Clearly the answer is “no”. Is it the safest option? Yes, absolutely. It is quite […]