The Gamification of Corporate Training

By |2018-03-02T01:52:19+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Creative Design, eLearning, Employee engagement and reterntion, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Gamification, Learning Theory, Training and Development, Uncategorized|

Although gamification and game-based learning have been around for a few years, only recently are training departments beginning to take these learning and engagement methods seriously. However, convincing the CEO that gamification works is a [...]

Learning Escape Room

By |2016-11-10T09:00:38+00:00November 10th, 2016|Communications, Creative Design, eLearning, eLearning News, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Instructional Design, Learning Theory, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Tips and Tricks, Training and Development, Uncategorized|

You’re locked in a room with a handful of people, often strangers. You need to work together to find clues and problem solve in order to escape before time runs out. That’s the premise behind [...]

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Part 2 discussed five outdated Learning and Development (L&D) practices and why they don’t work.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 [...]

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 Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

By |2016-06-09T23:21:33+00:00June 9th, 2016|Association eLearning Blog, Communications, eLearning, Featured Posts, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Gamification, Instructional Design, Learning Theory, Training and Development|

Previously we dug into the alphabet soup of eLearning terms and acronyms. But you weren’t full. You asked for seconds. So, here are some of the additional terms you wanted defined. ADDIE- The ADDIE model [...]

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 [...]

Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

By |2016-03-17T23:43:04+00:00March 17th, 2016|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, Communications, eLearning, eLearning News, Featured Post, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Gamification, Learning Management Systems, Marketing, Member Engagement & Retention, Mobile Learning, Online Communities|

I recently attended the Training 2016 Conference and Expo as an exhibitor. I was able to talk with many training and development representatives from a wide variety of organizations about their LMS needs. During these [...]

Motivation is More Important Than Information

By |2016-03-10T09:00:06+00:00March 10th, 2016|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, Communications, eLearning, eLearning News, Featured Post, Featured Posts, Game-based Learning, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Gamification, Learning Management Systems, Learning Theory, Marketing, Online Communities, Project Management, Social Media Marketing, Strategic Planning, Tips and Tricks|

  I inherited a “blackboard” poster from a friend. I can write on it with chalk, erase it, and use it again. But I don’t. It still says the same thing it did the day I [...]

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