4 e-Learning Masterminds You Should Follow on Twitter

Today, we’ve rounded up some of our go-to eLearning masterminds! If you’re on Twitter, we highly recommend following these industry thought leaders. For those of you already connected, check out what we enjoy most about what they have to say and our top tweet picks! 1. @nicole_legault Nicole is the Community Manager of Articulate, best known... View Article

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4 Things to Do After You’ve Written an Instructional Blog Post

You sat down at your computer, you did your research, and your instructional blog post is finally complete. Now what? You put so much thought and effort into your piece that you don’t want it to fall on deaf ears, but the blogosphere is so heavily saturated that you’ll need to put in a little... View Article

Why You Need A Learning Culture in Your Organization

We’ve all worked with them – that one person in the organization who is stuck in their ways and refuses to adjust. Maybe they’ve been grandfathered into the company and feel entitled to their process, or maybe they just don’t adapt well to change. Either way, this person can be detrimental to the culture of... View Article

Millennials and Storytelling: 5 Reasons Why it Works for This Generation

Everyone likes a good story, but not everyone finds a particular so-called “good story” all that great. How do you write a Millennial-friendly story? One that this generation (so often referred to as the “Me Me Me Generation”) can find engaging? First, let’s redefine that cliché. I, for one, like to think of them as... View Article

5 Tools Every Instructional Designer Should Have in Their Back Pocket

Every occupation has its tools. A carpenter’s tools might include things like a circular saw, an assortment of drill bits, and architect plans. A doctor’s might include a stethoscope, an x-ray machine, and a database for access to medical information. Tools are reliable assets that enable you to do a job with maximum efficiency and... View Article

3 Must-Listen Podcasts for Instructional Designers + Learning Professionals

June 21, 2018 Update: See more updated recommendations for podcasts geared toward instructional designers and learning professionals here. >>> 7 Learning Podcasts You Need to Listen to Right Now As a learning professional, your typical workday may be jam-packed with getting the kids off to school, fighting the traffic on your morning commute, and juggling back-to-back... View Article

6 Ways to Create Hype Around Your Course Launch

Whether you’re a seasoned instructional designer launching your 10th e-course or you’re preparing for the launch of your very first product, sales and interest don’t just appear magically overnight. New course launches are a great way to garner excitement for your business and expand the reach of your audience. If you’re looking for a way... View Article

Millennials vs. Baby Boomers – The Key Differences in How They Learn + How to Engage Them Both

As humans, we often gravitate towards those that are like us. We are creatures of habit and drawn to that which we know. To that end, many relationships, both personal and professional, are formed on the basis of shared interest. Sometimes those interests are obvious, sometimes not. But what about the relationships not formed on... View Article

Six Tips for a Highly Successful eLearning Storyboard [Free Checklist Included!]

Good for you! You’re well prepared to begin your storyboard. You have a sound instructional design, driven by business goals, audience analysis and learning objectives. You have approved content. You have style guidelines and a standardized eLearning template, and you understand the project’s technical requirements. Now what? How do you turn blank pages into a... View Article

6 Steps to Ensure the Success of Your eLearning Implementation [Infographic]

From start to finish, the six steps you need to take to ensure the success of your eLearning implementation! [Tweet “6 Steps to Ensure the Success of Your #eLearning Implementation! by @ttcInnovations”] Hover over the image to save this to Pinterest!

Short-Burst Learning and Micro-learning – Tiny Trends with a Big Impact for 2016

I talked in previous posts about the value of micro-learning — content transferred in small chunks — and it doesn’t get any more “micro” than the quick tip! A few years ago, I had an opportunity to develop a learning effort using quick tips for an audience with little time available for training.  Here’s how... View Article