Insights from the eLearning Community

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World of Learning Conference & Exhibition

By | August 8th, 2017|News|

The eLN are really excited to announce that we are yet again supporting  Learning Design Live at WOLCE (at the NEC). Our directors will be on hand to help you get the most out of the event and to discuss any topics you want! Learning Design Live is specifically intended for anyone involved in learning [...]

Overcoming your fear on camera

By | May 17th, 2017|News, Opinion|

One of our members, Gemma Wells, who is a Media Designer at Talk Talk, has written this short piece of overcoming your fear on camera: With the birth of Digital learning and all things video comes the fear of being caught on camera! Well it does if you are me and I am sure I am [...]

Joan Keevil introduces our new Webinar Series

By | May 2nd, 2017|Events|

When I was voted on to the eLearning Network board in November 2016, one of the things I was keen to explore was how to add value to membership of the network. My fellow board members were already organising a series of face-to-face events for members but I was aware that it’s not always possible [...]

Guest Post: Questions to ask Vendors at Learning Technologies 2017

By | January 26th, 2017|Events|

Vendors are brilliant at putting on glossy presentations at trade shows, but what are the key questions you should be asking them this year? Learning Technologies 2017 is set to have another bumper crop of vendors trying to sell you all manner of variations on authoring tools, learning management systems and bespoke development services. As [...]

Trends to look-out for at Learning Technologies 2017

By | January 23rd, 2017|Events, Learning Technologies|

Photo Credit: Paul Townsend @ Flickr This article is a shortened and adapted version of the webinar I delivered with Aurion Learning at the end of 2016. It's not a forecast but an exploration of some of the 'new' stuff you will probably hear about at the upcoming Learning Technologies show. Some of these things will gain [...]

Learning Technologies 2017: 10 Questions to ask Authoring Tool Vendors

By | January 19th, 2017|Events|

Attending Learning Technologies 2017 at Olympia this year? If so the eLN will be there to help you get the most from the conference and show. We are running an 'Ask the Expert'  drop-in centre at the show (Stand S3) and will be sharing some questions you should be asking exhibitors and vendors. To get started [...]

Why do employees resist compliance training?

By | November 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|

There are laws in place that state every employer must provide their employees with relevant training to ensure that they can complete their daily tasks in a safe manner. You would therefore be forgiven for thinking, that employees would be delighted that their employers were so concerned over their wellbeing. However, this is not the [...]

Interactive Drama in Learning

By | November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

At our recent eLN CONNECT Conference Tom Hickmore from Nice Media talked about how drama can be used to create powerful learning experiences. Here's a short summary of what he talked about but to really get what he means watch the video linked at the end of this post! "Interactive Drama is a powerful and [...]

Using data to create meaningful learning experiences

By | November 28th, 2016|Events|

At our recent eLN CONNECT Conference Elucidat’s Simon Greany talked about the usefulness of data while people are actually learning. It's an interesting concept and one that is likely to gain ground in 2017. Simon Greany explains: "While we know performance improvements are the name of the game, sometimes they can take a while to [...]

Learning to love your learners: why Engagement is taking centre stage at eLN Connect

By | October 27th, 2016|Events|

Basil Fawlty was once described by John Cleese as a man who could run a top-notch hotel if he didn't have all the guests getting in the way. I sometimes wonder whether, in the past, there hasn’t been a bit of Basil about the way the elearning business has been run. We’ve been very good [...]