Project Spotlight: Climate Literacy in Metro Vancouver

Our region, and the planet, is seeing the impacts of climate change on a daily basis. Metro Vancouver identified the need to help residents increase their climate literacy and build their confidence to have conversations about climate science, climate change and its impacts. We were fortunate to be a part of building a free online … Continued

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Seven Deadly Sins of eLearning

eLearning is a quickly evolving medium that can change drastically before you know it, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rules you can and should stick to! When creating online learning material, there are some grave mistakes easily made that can negatively impact the learners’ experience. In this post, we’ll examine the seven deadly sins … Continued

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Accessibility and Inclusivity in eLearning

As the world experiences an expedited shift towards remote work and learning in recent years, it’s more important than ever to ensure that all possible clients and users are able to receive the full benefit of any given material. In this post, we’ll examine two major factors – accessibility and inclusivity – as they relate … Continued

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Why We Need Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes are statements designed to help learners better grasp the knowledge they should aim to get from a certain course, activity, or module. Well written learning outcomes emphasize proper application of the course material and how it applies to the leaners’ real world situation. The benefits of using learning outcomes in your eLearning material … Continued

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How to Improve Audio Implementation in eLearning

Incorporating audio elements into your eLearning courses can be a great way to raise the audience’s engagement level. Quiet, empty moments in your course can expose its seams very quickly, whether the material is being delivered live or remotely. In this post, we’ll look at a few different audio options that you can use to … Continued

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Making the Most of PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint, despite its competition, is still the dominant program of choice for instructors and presenters. It offers unmatched accessibility and ease of use, which unfortunately results in endless poor PowerPoint presentations that give the service a bad reputation. In the eLearning field especially, PowerPoint has become a scapegoat of sorts for courses with flawed, … Continued

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Is VR the next step in eLearning technology?

Virtual reality (VR) is an advanced technology used to simulate experiences, realistic and otherwise. It’s growing in prominence as the largest tech companies race to create the most advanced and consumer-friendly array yet. While a growing number of people currently associate the medium with video games and related novelty entertainment, VR got its start as … Continued

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4 Tips for Turning Instructor-Led Training into eLearning

You don’t have to ‘reinvent the wheel’ if you have good training content that needs to shift from instructor-led training to eLearning. You do, however, need to adapt that content for a different delivery format. Where do you start? We’ve put together 4 tips to help you as you move through this process. The good … 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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