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Build effective PPTsIn this article, I’ll offer some tips on how to create eLearning courses that appeal to learners’ emotional nature so as to engage and motivate them. Always remember that every aspect of your e-Learning course, from the fonts to the images you will choose to use, can have a direct impact upon the feelings and the learning capacity of your learners.

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tin can apiTin Can API has been one of the biggest buzzwords for the last several months in e-Learning community and it’s unlikely that anyone who’s interested in eLearning haven’t (even faintly) heard about it.

If you don’t want to dig through hundreds of articles or are still unsure if Tin Can API is the thing, we’re sharing a list of 10 articles that you need to read to understand what all the buzz is about. Read more »

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online courseYou have agonized over creating your online course: what information to provide, activities for students, quizzes, discussions and more. Unfortunately, it feels like it could be better somehow. You don’t want your learners dreading their tasks and assignments, struggling just to grasp the most basic concepts.

The human brain is a vast sea of complex methods and processes, however, understanding the most basic fundamentals of how we process and retain information can help make your online courses 100 times better than you ever imagined.

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successIf you’re a typical small business owner you might wonder why you’d ever need an LMS platform.  After all, on a first look, e-learning appears to be something that only educational institutions and big corporations with thousands of employees have a need for. Then again, the fact that you are reading this post shows that you’re not a typical small business owner: you want to learn more about LMS platforms and how they can assist in the success of your small business. And that’s exactly what we’re going to cover in this post. Read more »

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teacher motivatesCreating your first e-learning course can seem like a daunting, if not impossible, task. An endeavor that fills you with questions: How do you come up with the appropriate content? How do you organize your material? How can you tell when your course is ready? Where do you even start? Is there a defibrillator nearby?

Take a deep breath and relax. We’re here to help you with solid, time-tested, advice that has worked for countless educators. After all, writing e-learning courses is not rocket science (except if you’re writing rocket-science courses, in which case it is).  Read more »

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calculating the roi from elearningIf you’re reading this post, you already know that e-learning is an important tool for the modern enterprise. You have already deployed, or are preparing to deploy, an LMS platform to cover your organization’s training needs. And you probably already have an intuitive grasp of the ways e-learning can benefit your business and its bottom line. Read more »

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talentlms_blog_optionsOnline quizzes and tests are an essential part of the eLearning process. Not only do they allow instructors to gauge the progress of their students, but these exams can also enable learners to more effectively retain the information they’ve acquired throughout the course. As eLearning professionals, its our duty to stress the importance of test preparation, and to share invaluable strategies that can help our studies to enhance their performance during online assessments.

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talentlms_blog_completeWhen creating eLearning courses  the content that you are offering is considered to be of the utmost importance. After all, the information being shared and the overall educational experience is what truly matters in terms of instructional design. However, having the tools to track what users are doing, how they are performing, and allow open communication between learning systems is essential. The question is, how do you achieve this in a technological era, wherein eLearning must constantly evolve to take full advantage of the current tech climate?

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talentlms_blog_knowledgeBecoming an instructional designer doesn’t happen overnight. Knowledge and skills that drive you to make a change in the learning experience of a person is what it takes to make you one. What are the stakes to be an instructional designer? GOAL. Everything we do leads us to a goal. From studying so hard to get a diploma to getting a job to earn money and fulfil daily needs…they all lead to a goal. An instructional designer must and always have a goal for this is where it will start. Let us look at the basic 4Ds of Instructional design. Read more »