Insights from the eLearning Community

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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 [...]

Win a free place at our eLN CONNECT Conference!

By | October 19th, 2016|Events|

About eLN CONNECT eLN CONNECT is on Thursday 10 November 2016 at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London. It kicks off with two brilliant keynotes from world learning authorities Pete Jenkins and Guy Gadney. They’ll be telling us about all the latest developments in gamification and storytelling in elearning. The rest of the day remains [...]

Call for Industry Mentors!

By | August 27th, 2016|Mentoring|

Have you been in the industry for a while? Are you always checking out latest trends and tech advances? Then this could be an ideal opportunity to share what you love with someone new. Since last year the number of ELN members signing up to our mentoring scheme has seen a massive growth spurt and [...]

Learning Design Live 2016

By | August 27th, 2016|Events|

Learning Design Live, taking place at World of Learning on 19 & 20 October at the NEC, Birmingham is specifically for anyone involved in learning tech design. You will be able to get in-depth advice and share ideas with other design specialists. Topics include: Gamification - the latest techniques Rapid design and development Brain friendly [...]