• Why Choice Matters in Online Learning


    The evolution of online learning is in full force. Advances in the devices we use on a day-to-day basis are influencing how we learn. Our expectations are shaped by our experiences interacting with these applications. The online learning space has always been one to adapt to change. The recent rise in mobile learning is a […]

  • 9 Top ELearning Trends for 2017


    At the end of 2016 I was contacted by Bryan Jones from the site eLearning Art to provide my thoughts on what I believe to be the growing trends in our industry for the coming year. Mine were as follows: Social Learning Micro-Content Informal Learning Not only did he ask me this question, but he […]

  • Motivation to Build Your Online Course


    Creating an online course is tiring and at some point we all suffer from a lack of motivation. Even if we really love what we are working on there can be times where it is just impossible to sit down and put in the work. This is usually the sign that we need a break. […]

  • Is “Insert Popular Industry Here” Dead?


    We have all seen it. You are reading an article or on your favorite social network and see the infamous title: Is “Insert Popular Industry Here” Dead? Or in my case, the article I came across was “Is eLearning Dead?“ by an industry professional I have a lot of respect for, Karl Kapp. Naturally, the click-bait worked […]

  • How To Improve Your Online Courses


    Creating your online course takes time but when you are done you will have a well-deserved sense of sanctification. But finishing your course is only the beginning. Once you have learners going through your content it is on you to continually improve your offering. How do you do this? Well, first you can simply make it […]

  • 3 ELearning Predictions for 2017


    It is that time. The time when I make three predictions for the coming calendar year with regards to the elearning industry. At the end of the year I will take a look back at these predictions to see if any of them came true. I recently did this for 2016, you can see the […]

  • Niche Chess LMS Making Waves


    I am always impressed to see the new and innovative online learning programs sprouting up on a weekly basis. There are niche training programs for languages, learning how to code, industry professions (like CPAs, realtors, marketers, etc), and even for games – such as chess! For those that may not be aware, in chess there […]

  • My 2017 ELearning Wish List


    Each year it is exciting to see the changes that emerge in the elearning and training industry. There are new technical innovations, instructional design trends, and training methodologies that emerge. Some of these are short lives while others prove to stand the test of time. It is about this time of year that I make […]

  • Keeping Your Course Business Relevant


    Are you in the business of creating and selling courses? If so, what are you doing to keep your course offerings relevant? Over the years I have had the pleasure to see many people and organizations create successful online learning programs. They spent time researching, developing, launching, and nurturing their program to the point where […]

  • 2017 ELearning & Training Conferences


    It is a new year and that means there are some new elearning and training conferences you should mark on your calendars! Every year there are hundreds of conferences nationwide in the United States dedicated to the elearning industry. They provide professionals and businesses alike an opportunity to network and learn. There is something for […]