eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

By |2015-01-12T14:25:11+00:00January 12th, 2015|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, eLearning, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Instructional Design, Learning Management Systems, Marketing, Member Engagement & Retention, Mobile Learning, Project Management|

Trends in eLearning come and go, but a good LMS is forever. Ok maybe not forever, but a provider can dream. Below is a list of eLearning trends we expect to see in 2015. Will [...]

Game Based Learning: Is It Appropriate For My Association?

By |2021-02-09T19:24:34+00:00November 10th, 2014|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, Communications, Creative Design, eLearning, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Instructional Design, Member Engagement & Retention, Uncategorized|

According to BigFish games, 58% of Americans play video games, with 68% of that population older than 18. In fact, the average age of a video gamer is 35 – a key demographic we’d all [...]

When CEs Aren’t Enough: How to Engage and Empower Learners

By |2014-09-09T07:56:53+00:00September 9th, 2014|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, Creative Design, eLearning, eLearning News, Game-based Learning, Instructional Design, Learning Management Systems, Member Engagement & Retention, Mobile Learning, Online Communities, Uncategorized|

My husband works in the emergency medical and public safety field and is required to complete X number of continuing education (CE) hours per year to keep his certifications. He can obtain his CEs by [...]

Setting up your Association’s eLearning

By |2014-08-18T12:05:13+00:00August 18th, 2014|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, Creative Design, eLearning, eLearning News, Game-based Learning, Instructional Design, Learning Management Systems, Marketing, Member Engagement & Retention, Mobile Learning, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Uncategorized|

“If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.” ― Yogi Berra If you’ve been tasked with implementing your association’s eLearning what are you going to do to make sure you [...]

How to Create Clear Learning Objectives

By |2014-05-14T14:06:04+00:00May 14th, 2014|Association eLearning Blog, Creative Design, eLearning, eLearning News, Game-based Learning, Instructional Design, Learning Management Systems, Member Engagement & Retention, Mobile Learning, Project Management, Uncategorized|

The phrase “learning objectives” gets thrown around a lot in discussions about training and development. Courses are supposed to have learning objectives, competencies should be related to them, quiz questions should assess how well they’ve [...]

Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments

By |2014-04-30T08:57:39+00:00April 30th, 2014|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, Creative Design, eLearning, eLearning News, Game-based Learning, Instructional Design, Learning Management Systems, Project Management, Uncategorized|

Most associations have provided some degree of member education as part of their mission. For members, continuing education is a valuable benefit for their professional development. And for associations, educational offerings can be a valuable [...]

eLearning Storyboards: How to Create A Clear Road Map Everyone Can Follow

By |2013-12-13T10:11:12+00:00December 13th, 2013|Association eLearning Blog, Association Management, Communications, Creative Design, eLearning, eLearning News, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Instructional Design, Learning Management Systems, Marketing, Member Engagement & Retention, Mobile Learning, Online Communities, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Uncategorized|

It’s the time of year when many of us make travel plans with family or friends. Maybe it’s a ski vacation, a trip to Walt Disney World, or a road trip to visit relatives. When [...]

The Story Arc Simulation Model: Creating Memorable Learning

By |2013-12-02T13:40:04+00:00December 2nd, 2013|Association eLearning Blog, eLearning, eLearning News, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Instructional Design, Member Engagement & Retention, Uncategorized|

When I began my career 20 years ago, I was designing some of the earliest CD-ROM based simulations for the US Navy. These experiences involved free-play interactions that used sophisticated algorithms, variable tracking, and multipathing. [...]

What Candy Crush Can Teach Associations About Increasing Member Engagement

By |2013-10-14T10:13:54+00:00October 14th, 2013|Association eLearning Blog, Communications, Creative Design, eLearning, Game-based Learning, Gamification, Member Engagement & Retention, Mobile Learning, Uncategorized|

Candy Crush = Game-Based Learning This week’s post by Jack McGrath is featured as a guest blog post on .orgSource and discusses how associations can leverage the same game mechanics used in the Candy Crush [...]

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