Moving from Classroom Training to Virtual Training: Here’s How

By |2017-07-13T09:00:28+00:00July 13th, 2017|Association Management, eLearning, Employee engagement and reterntion, Member Engagement & Retention, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Training and Development|

In 2015, less than half (49%) of all learning was instructor-led in a classroom without a virtual learning component, marking a steady decline over the course of seven years according to the Association of Talent [...]

Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

By |2017-05-11T09:00:23+00:00May 11th, 2017|Association eLearning Blog, eLearning, Instructional Design, Learning Theory, Marketing, Member Engagement & Retention, Project Management, Tips and Tricks, Training and Development|

Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review eLearning courses and approve them before they are released?”  I responded with a, “Yes, but…” There are legitimate reasons Marketing needs to see [...]

Videos in eLearning: A Snack Sized Solution

By |2017-05-04T09:00:12+00:00May 4th, 2017|eLearning, Employee engagement and reterntion, Learning Theory, Member Engagement & Retention, Member Engagement and Retention, microlearning, Tips and Tricks, Training and Development, Uncategorized|

According to the website fortunelords.com, YouTube is the 3rd most visited website in the world. Additionally, the total number of hours of video watched on YouTube each month is 3.25 billion. You may think using [...]

I’m Glad Millennials Scare Learning and Development – Part 3

By |2016-09-29T09:00:25+00:00September 29th, 2016|Association Management, eLearning, Employee engagement and reterntion, Featured Post, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Instructional Design, Learning Theory, Member Engagement & Retention, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Training and Development, Uncategorized|

Part 2 discussed five outdated Learning and Development (L&D) practices and why they don’t work. This final installment is going to visit the other side of the coin. Here are five updated practices that will [...]

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

By |2016-09-22T09:00:42+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, Communications, eLearning, Featured Post, Instructional Design, Learning Theory, Member Engagement & Retention, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Tips and Tricks, Training and Development|

Dear Associations, I am trying to get into a skilled labor position at company X. I have some experience but there are new rules and regulations and I just can’t keep up. I could go [...]

Pokémon and Gamified Learning

By |2016-06-23T01:48:51+00:00June 23rd, 2016|Association eLearning Blog, Creative Design, eLearning, Featured Post, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Gamification, Instructional Design, Member Engagement & Retention, Strategic Planning, Tips and Tricks, Training and Development|

I recently had a conversation about something I hadn’t thought about for a long time. Pokémon. And it dawned upon me that the franchise is a surprisingly good metaphor for gamified learning. For those who [...]

eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

By |2016-04-21T20:38:17+00:00April 21st, 2016|Association eLearning Blog, eLearning, Employee engagement and reterntion, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Instructional Design, Learning Theory, Member Engagement & Retention, Training and Development, Uncategorized|

What do you picture when you hear the word “eLearning”? Chances are everyone thinks of something slightly different, based on their personal experiences. I’d like to share my first impressions of it, from back before [...]

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap

By |2016-04-14T09:12:50+00:00April 14th, 2016|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, eLearning, Employee engagement and reterntion, Gamification, Learning Theory, Member Engagement & Retention, Training and Development|

Competency-Based Learning: How to Bridge the Skills-Gap was originally published in the IACET blog as a guest post by Digitec President Jack McGrath. The skills-gap issue is growing more critical in the U.S., especially within [...]

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