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Georgina Cooke

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Feb 02

Design choices that make compliance elearning engaging (Video)

Communicating policies and procedures in the workplace in a way that engages employees can be a challenge. How can you get people interested in what may seem like dry and dull subject matter? In our first ever ‘Designers Cut’ video, I look behind the scenes of a compliance elearning example and explain the strategies used to […]

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Jan 31

LCMS vs. LMS: A Guide to Learning Content Management Systems

The learning technologies market is fast-growing and full of innovative products. With so many options, it can be tricky to work out exactly what you need and which products can deliver it. One of the least understood learning technologies is Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS). We’re here to give you the lowdown. What is a […]

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Jan 03

3 resolutions for more effective elearning in 2018

We all have our predictions on how the elearning industry will develop in 2018. The important question is – are you ready to be part of the change? Here are three achievable resolutions you can make to keep up with new trends and create more effective learning this year. From predicitions to practicalities With so […]

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Dec 13

3 strategies to turn boring topics into engaging content

If your role involves creating elearning, you’ve likely experienced that sinking feeling when you realise that the long, dense, dull manual that’s appeared on your desk is the content for your next elearning module. You want to create something snappy and engaging, but how do you make a seemingly boring subject interesting? What not to […]

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Nov 22

Behind the scenes of a creative elearning development process

Have you ever wondered how your favorite piece of digital learning came to be? How it went from a blank slate to a polished experience, and what it looked like at the various steps along the way? Come behind the scenes of a recent collaboration between The Open University, Elucidat, and digital creative agency, Tilt. Get an insight […]

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Nov 06

Curated learning: How to get more from less

Have you ever slaved over a guide, policy or how-to wiki, only to realize months later that only a handful of people read it? Or maybe you’ve seen some content online that would be useful for others, but don’t know how to get it in front of them. Before you resign yourself to creating a […]

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Oct 18

How to commercialize your elearning to drive revenue

When you invest in a piece of digital learning, are you confident that it’ll deliver a return? Commercialize, the fifth and final C in our 5C Framework, is all about designing elearning with ROI and revenue in mind. Whether you’re looking to develop an extended enterprise learning model, you’re a training provider expanding digital products, […]

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Oct 04

Mobile learning myths and the truth behind them

What do you use your smartphone for? How does that compare with mobile learning you’ve either designed or worked through? We’d bet that some mobile learning myths are causing a disconnect between the two. New ways of thinking We have the evidence of what works on phones right in front of us. We pick up our […]

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Sep 27

Do you want to go BIG with your elearning?

What do you call microlearning at scale? We call it Big Learning. Simon Greany introduced the concept at this year’s LITE Conference, and explored how organizations could re-think elearning to unlock new revenue streams. Weren’t there to hear his overview? Here’s a recap… What is Big Learning? Big Learning is, perhaps unsurprisingly, about helping you […]

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Sep 06

How to engage your audience with immersive storytelling [Example]

With learner engagement data at our fingertips, there’s no kidding ourselves that adding a few clicks to dry elearning content keeps learners interested. Instead, learners stick around when content is compelling. Immersive storytelling is a powerful way to hook your learners in. Weaving your learning points into emotive stories is one way of holding your […]

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Aug 09

5 tips to turn elearning gamification into an effective simulation

Spending time playing games can feel counterintuitive, but in the right situation, investing 20 minutes playing a grown-up game or simulation can reveal bad habits, demonstrate consequences and motivate change in one fell swoop. Read our 5 tips for getting elearning gamification right. Why gamification fails Elearning gamification has been around for several years now, […]

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Jun 27

Elearning inspiration: On-the-job learning

This five-minute, mobile friendly resource is a great example of on-the-job performance support – just enough and just in time. Discover what we think makes it a success. Supporting the modern learner on the job If you were struggling to recall the details of a particular product you were thinking about buying, what would you […]

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May 30

5 personalization strategies we use to make leadership training stick

In a fast-paced business world where change is the norm, many organizations are thinking ahead to their next generation of leaders. Our Delegation Skills demo shows how to help new and potential leaders improve their performance with targeted, adaptive learning techniques that draw out where they might need to try something new. Find out how and why we think leadership training needs a personal touch.

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