Top 5 Essential Tools for Remote Work

Everyone is scrambling to get set up to work from home. There are some essential tools that can help you make this process easier. We’ve broken down the top 5 tools and apps we think you might need, including what we use at our 100% remote company, as well as alternatives and some bonus tools. … Continued

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Why We Use Storytelling in Our eLearning Courses

Stories are how we attempt to create structure out of the many events of our lives. The most powerful stories teach us lessons about living, making choices, building better relationships, and finding deeper purpose in life. We love stories, and we need stories to learn. Children love to hear stories, but adults have story ‘rituals’ … Continued

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Quick Tips for Mastering Remote Work

As many of us start to adjust to having to work from home, it can be hard to know where to start to ensure the most efficient, least stressful set up that helps you stay on track with your deliverables. We’re a 100% remote company, so we’ve got tried and tested methods and tools for … Continued

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Developing a Culture of Learning in Your Organization

“An organization’s ability to learn, and to quickly transform that learning into action, is the ultimate competitive advantage in the marketplace.” – Jack Welch, General Electric Staff turnover, changes in technology, new policies… there are many things that can lead to knowledge gaps in an organization. How your organization adapts to fill those gaps, or … Continued

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The Business Benefits of Training

“Organizations with strong learning cultures exhibit better overall organizational performance in the areas of employee engagement, customer satisfaction, overall productivity, and overall leadership performance compared to organizations with weak learning cultures.” – The Conference Board of Canada Many organizations view training as costly and time consuming, but there is solid evidence to show that nurturing a … Continued

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Get a Vendor to Convert Your Adobe Flash Before December 2020

If you’re converting your assets from Flash Player to HTML5, you may be thinking of hiring someone to help. How do you know which vendor to choose? We share some tips on what to look for and how to choose the right fit for your needs, including the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a vendor … Continued

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8-Step Checklist for Converting Adobe Flash Player to HTML5

You already know that you’ll need to convert elements of your website and your online training materials before December 2020 because of the end of life of Adobe Flash Player, and you’ve chosen HTML5 as the replacement, but what comes next? We cover 8 key steps to building a solid conversion strategy to help you … Continued

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Adobe Flash 2020: What You Need to Know

In 2017, Adobe announced that it would stop supporting or updating Flash, effectively killing it off by the end of 2020. So, what does this mean for you and your organization? We’ve outlined why Flash is being discontinued, what your alternatives are, as well as some ideas for moving forward to ensure your eLearning materials, websites, … Continued

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Adobe Flash is Ending in 2020

While browsing online in the last few years, you may have seen pop-ups that say “Flash will no longer be supported after December 2020” or “Click to enable Flash Player.” Your IT Manager may also have sent out a notice announcing that Adobe Flash will no longer be supported after 2020. But what does this … Continued

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What is Instructional Design & Why Does it Matter for Training?

According to Purdue University, “Simply put, instructional design is the creation of instructional materials.” But effective Instructional Design goes beyond the creation of instructional materials to carefully analyze how learners absorb information and map out how to best convey information to those learners through effective design, content, and delivery in order to yield measurable results.  Instructional … Continued

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Tell Me a Story, Please!

Using storytelling as a tool in e-learning experiences   My daughter loves to hear stories. Like so many kids, it’s a vital part of her bedtime ritual. If we try to skip this part of the routine, watch out! Emotions burst loose and tears fly. The story must be heard! We adults have story ‘rituals’ … Continued

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Free Range Training with the Tin Can API

There is a new emerging standard for eLearning – the Tin Can API. Tin Can API was originally intended to become the next version of SCORM, the old-standby communication standard used by learning management systems (LMS) since the dawn of digital time. (Or at least since 2001, which is close enough.) SCORM is used to include eLearning modules … Continued

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