Learning & Collaboration Blog

  • Technology and Workplace Learning

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    Over the years, studies have shown that corporate environments with a strong learning culture often out perform their competition. In the past it was not as easy as it is today to have a learning program in place. Technology has really made it possible for many organizations to implement their own programs, even if on a […]

  • Should You Use LearnDash? Read This…

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    “Do you think that LearnDash would be a good solution for my online course(s)?” This is a question we get quite often, and with good reason. Setting up an online training site takes careful consideration, especially on WordPress when there are so many ways you could go about it. But there are also other questions that […]

  • Using Social Networking in Education

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    Most people would probably assume that today social networking and education are now pretty interrelated. Social networking platforms are part of mainstream culture. As such, it just makes sense for education programs to adopt them as well another tool for teaching. In fact, one study reports that 96% of students in the U.S. who have internet […]

  • 10 Ways to Keep ELearning Interesting

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    Anyone who has created elearning has at some point wondered if the training has the ability to capture, and then hold, the learner’s attention. There is a lot of theory in this area, it is a topic that could result in thousands of words in explanations and various strategies. Instead of going into that level […]

  • How to Start a Classroom LMS

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    If you are a teacher and are considering ways to make your classroom more dynamic, then one of the easiest ways to get started is to create your own personal online (virtual) classroom from your students. There are many programs out there that give you hosted solutions, but you will be limited in the level […]

  • Custom or Pre-Packaged ELearning?

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    If you are implementing an elearning program at your organization, you will ultimately be faced with the decision to custom create your courses, or to purchase some pre-packaged solution. The answer to this question is very much dependent on your intent for the training program. For example, if you are in the food industry and […]

  • Networking in the ELearning Industry

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    As is true in any profession, networking is a fantastic way to establish new contacts, and possibly open up doors for future opportunities. Today, networking has gone a bit more virtual. I’m not implying this is a bad thing though. In fact, it can be extremely useful. You will want to be careful that you […]

  • Do Colors Matter in ELearning?

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    With so much attention given to elearning today, the seemingly minor details start to take on a greater significance. Major universities are using elearning to deliver their courses to a larger audience, so it only makes sense that the smaller items are examined more closely. In particular, does color impact the effectiveness of training? My […]

  • What Every LMS is Missing

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    Searching for the best LMS for your organization, or even personal use, can be quite the task. There are countless options out there, and each one has its own strengths. The question is though, what should you look for when you are looking for an LMS? I have touched upon this subject before in some […]