eLearning

Looking Back to Go Forward: How Games and Play can Augment E-Learning

“Play is…more than just fun. Plenty of play in childhood makes for happy, smart adults and keeping it up can make us smarter at any age.” Stuart Brown (author of The Neuroscience of Play) One of the challenges with any […]

eLearning and the multiple opportunities it brings along!

April 3rd 2006. Dear Diary… Yes! The boss had approved my e-learning proposal! Alright! Just what I wanted! Now it’s time to get into it. I am so excited my brain is exploding with opportunities! Now where to get started?

Using Bloom’s to Target the Objectives

Using Bloom’s to Target the Objectives

During my recent webinar “Hitting The Target With Technology Enhanced Learning Objects“ I discussed a number of key elements required to design effective learning objectives. One of these elements, and the one I consider the most important, is objectivity. Having […]

Creating Engaging Online Learning

Creating Engaging Online Learning

Online learning comes in two general forms: synchronous and asynchronous. Synchronous online learning happens when several individuals (learners) are communicating or interacting with each other at the same time. This often happens online with a webinar. An online chat room […]

Highlights from Virtual Educa 2013 Conference

Highlights from Virtual Educa 2013 Conference

The Virtual Educa 2013 Conference, scheduled for 5 days from the 17th of June, 2013 in Medellin, Colombia was a place to be at. I happened to be the lucky one representing Raptivity at this conference along with our partner […]

Templates – To Use or Not to Use?

Templates – To Use or Not to Use?

Templates can be very helpful in providing the structure of online learning activities; however some templates can limit creativity and make presentations become very cookie-cutter and boring. Templates can also allow for the rapid creation of learning activities which enable […]

Top Five Tips to Making MOOCs Fun

When I first heard about MOOCs, I thought they were the answers to my prayers. I could sign up for fun, interactive MOOCs for little or no money, and take them from home. I was in! What I discovered was […]

Making PowerPoint Interactive

Making PowerPoint Interactive

Making PowerPoint interactive is to make your slides do what you want, allowing yourselves to go from slide to slide almost like going from one room to another in your home – and setting your slides in a way that […]

Spark your Imagination by Attending our Webinar Series!

Spark your Imagination by Attending our Webinar Series!

Sometimes if you are in a creative slump, it is helpful to review other Instructional Designer’s eLearning interactions for inspiration that you can carry over in to your own training. Perhaps, you can learn a new way to use character […]