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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 »

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talentlms_blog_climbingCongratulations! You just set up your brand new learning management system complete with courses and training materials. You had been toying with this wealth of information in your field of work and now you have this fantastic broadcasting channel set up: your learning management system. You may have courses in music, website designing, business management and many more, according to your market demand. You may have the best range of multi-media functionality embedded. You may also have courses that are mobile friendly. You have the best practices in course design integrated. You even have a powerful curriculum in place. Your prices for each course are reasonable and you even have discount coupons.

Despite that, you have zero learners enrolled in the past 6 months. How’s that possible? Read more »

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E-learning expertWhen was the last time you referred to an e-learning blog? Last week? Last month? And who do you follow? Regardless of your latest update, you are already outdated! No matter how bad your schedule looks, reading up on these whizz-musings is mandatory to your e-survival! The moment you feel your course design gave you another deja-vu, you must know that your e-learning tool box and creative juices have become redundant and stagnant. Re-invent your techniques and avoid re-inventing the wheel! The remarkable speeds in educational technology development have our experts struggling to declare the current trend. In this article, we will discover what are the top 10 e-learning experts and why you should follow them. Read more »

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talentlms_blog_busyEver completed a course session during your morning walk? Just plug in those ear-phones and match your pace with that of the lesson. Let us tell you why this is such a great idea. Exercise releases endorphins that stimulate “feel good” emotions and triggers creativity in the brain. What does peaks in creativity during (and post) exercise have anything to do with effective mobile learning? Just one: advance constructive interchange. Read more »

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talentlms_blog_ideasAny CEO, entrepreneur, or manager will openly admit that employee training is one of the most essential aspects of a profitable organization. However, even more important than employee development is new employee orientation, as this serves as the springboard for their future success within the company. In this article, we’ll go over the benefits that make online employee orientations so essential (for business of all sizes). We’ll also share some tips for how to develop an orientation that allows your organization and its new hires to enjoy every advantage that online employee onboarding has to offer.

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talentlms_blog_knowledgeThere isn’t any doubt that modern technology has revolutionized the way we create and deliver educational content. More and more students and employees are turning to online training and development in order to broaden their knowledge base and skill sets. Instructors and educators are relying upon computer-based platforms to quickly and conveniently provide users with information and materials that enhance the overall learning experience. It’s a win-win situation. However, knowing the basics of eLearning course development is key, especially if you want to create lessons and modules that allow students to not only acquire information, but retain it for future use (which is the goal of any educational endeavor).

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Have your employees been pushing away trainings and workshops like a plate of broccoli? Does it give them the symptoms of gastric disorder? Shudders…gas? Give them a break! A break? As an employer, you are exasperated. The last time your team upgraded their skill-box was, when?? You’ve tried inviting gurus and experts, but still see no impact. You even tried a retreat-and-seminar on the latest company product. Fifteen days post the fun getaway, and no one has even mentioned the product in your team. Read more »

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Choosing an eLearning Management System that meets your needs and falls within your budget may prove to be a daunting task. There are so many LMS products on the market today, and selecting the one that offers you the features, functions, and versatility you’re looking for can be quite time consuming. As such, we’ve put together this guide for choosing the LMS that is right for your eLearning organization. It offers a step-by-step walk through on how to evaluate the learning management systems that are available, and how to select the software that is ideally suited to your training goals and your functional requirements.

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