SME and IDS at the Same Time?

I am just wrapping up the design on the E-Learning Design Boot Camp and I had this profound question enter my mind: Is it impossible to be an Instructional Designer and a SME at the same time? I have been deep in design and development on these modules for some time now and the hardest […]

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Publishing a Survey with Captivate & Google

Recently I needed a way to publish a SURVEY that would do two things: 1. Provide me with a way to track the responses 2. A way for the participants to receive their answers   I was going to go the direction of SurveyMonkey, however they only allowed a certain number of questions and there […]

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Producing Video Can Help You Create Better Courses

Lately I have been creating video interviews for clients and it has actually helped me gain a new perspective in the course design process. To shoot good video, you really need to translate your written content into visual images. You need to be able to think in terms of camera angles, actions and shots that […]

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The Power of Conversation in your courses

In Elearning, it is important to develop a conversation or story in your courses. Why are conversations important? Conversations in your e-learning course can be extremely powerful! Conversations create interest, personal relationships with characters and a memorable lesson.

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How to Avoid These 9 Rookie Mistakes

Do you know when you see a professional looking course? What sets it apart from other courses that you have seen? Sometimes it is about the subtle details that set one course apart from another. Perhaps it is because I have designed and developed tons of courses, but there are a few glaring mistakes that […]

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The Bottom Line? It’s All About the Learner

The Bottom Line? It’s All About the Learner

At the end of the day once you have created an online course, it is all about the learner and the course. Period. You will not be there to help them navigate or learn the content. Are you confident that you have built the course to not only engage the learner in the content but […]

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