Learn Rules and Tools of Engagement at Our Next ATD eLearning SIG Roundtable May 18th!

 Does your eLearning start like this? Welcome to this training on X.  It is important for the company that you understand all about X.  Here are your objectives.  There will be a quiz at the end. How appealing is that Continue reading Learn Rules and Tools of Engagement at Our Next ATD eLearning SIG Roundtable May 18th!

Free Your eLearning Navigation From the Straight and Narrow

This week’s eLearning Heroes Challenge on the Articulate Forums was all about course navigation. And you know what?  It’s always a good time to talk about navigation. If you are still creating all your eLearning courses with a strictly linear path, Continue reading Free Your eLearning Navigation From the Straight and Narrow

Upcoming 5/13 ATD NYC Webinar: Common eLearning Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

As you may know, I’m co-chair of ATD NYC’s eLearning SIG (special interest group).  Every other month, co-chair Enid Crystal and I put together a program exploring the challenges and rewards of including eLearning in your company’s blended learning solutions.  Sometimes Continue reading Upcoming 5/13 ATD NYC Webinar: Common eLearning Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Maybe You Don’t Need That eLearning Course

I’m contacted regularly by organizations who tell me they need me to create an eLearning course. After inquiring about the details, sometimes I surprise them by suggesting that they don’t really need a formal, full-blown eLearning course at all. You should always ask yourself Continue reading Maybe You Don’t Need That eLearning Course

Storyboarding 101 – Creating Your eLearning Blueprint

This week’s eLearning Heroes challenge (#48) on the Articulate Forum is all about the basics of Storyboarding. This is an essential topic, and one always worth revisiting! Here are the questions posed by moderator David Anderson of Articulate, and my answers: Continue reading Storyboarding 101 – Creating Your eLearning Blueprint

Your Input Needed for Upcoming Blog Post and Newsletter Topics

Okay, I need some input from you folks: I’m working on my next quarterly newsletter. I see from my MailChimp report that a decent number of you are opening my newsletters, which is great, as I do put a lot Continue reading Your Input Needed for Upcoming Blog Post and Newsletter Topics

My Fall Free Tips Newsletter Arrives This Tuesday: Sign Up Now on My Home Page!

As you may know, this year I started creating a free, quarterly Tips newsletter, and the response to my first two issues has been great.  This Tuesday I’ll be releasing the Fall edition of my newsletter, and it’s all about Continue reading My Fall Free Tips Newsletter Arrives This Tuesday: Sign Up Now on My Home Page!

Words, Words, Words! (and How to Use Them in eLearning)

IF YOU’D LIKE TO LISTEN TO AN AUDIO VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN! LORD POLONIUS  What do you read, my lord? HAMLET  Words, words, words. LORD POLONIUS  What is the matter, my lord? HAMLET  Between who? LORD POLONIUS  I Continue reading Words, Words, Words! (and How to Use Them in eLearning)

My eLearning Guild Online Forum Session About Voiceovers is Now Available For Free!

I was delighted to receive a note today from Chris Benz, Director of Online Events for the eLearning Guild, letting me know that they’ve selected my presentation from last week’s Online Forum as their latest free sample of the kind Continue reading My eLearning Guild Online Forum Session About Voiceovers is Now Available For Free!

More Communications and Simulations for MetLife

One of my projects this fall was partnering with the folks at MetLife on preparing communications pieces, job aids, and how-to guided tour simulations for the launch of their new internal MyLearning site interface.  I created a series of communications Continue reading More Communications and Simulations for MetLife