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The Best Elearning Authoring Tools & Software (2022 Update)

New technologies are changing the way we produce and deliver digital learning – with elearning authoring tools being a must have in your L&D toolkit. Choosing the right elearning authoring software for your business can be a challenge and will depend on a number of factors including your technical expertise, how sophisticated you would like […]

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Top 5 books every elearning designer should read

We’ve pulled together the top five books every elearning designer should read, with help from our Elucidat community. These five books cover all the bases, from how people learn, to what makes learning and habits stick, and how to design with these elements in mind. All these books are pacy, practical, and actionable. Whether you’re […]

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Top 5 elearning books every elearning manager should read

Every elearning manager knows about the importance of reading good material. There is a treasure trove of knowledge, research and experiences available for anyone to learn from. But how do you decide what to start with? Where do you begin? It can be daunting trying to navigate the mountain of elearning literature that has been […]

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5 tips to make your microlearning strategy really deliver

The shift from “courses to resources” has been a hot topic for more than ten years. Many learning designers chop up their content. But is this really microlearning? In this article, Kirstie Greany challenges traditional perceptions and shares some ideas on how to create a successful microlearning strategy.

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5 inspiring scenario-based elearning examples

Scenarios can be an effective way to engage your learners and really change their behavior. Here are five scenario-based training examples to inspire your next project. There are lots of ways to include scenarios in your elearning design, from quick and simple to longer-form and intricately designed. Whichever approach you choose, adding some kind of […]

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Alternatives to LMS: what, when and why?

The learning management system, or LMS, used to be an integral part of most organizations’ learning ecosystem, and for good reason. But times change, business needs and user expectations change, and of course, technology changes too. The traditional solution is no longer the default answer in all situations, so let’s explore the LMS alternatives now […]

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How to build a winning blended learning strategy

Traditionally a combination of online and face-to-face learning, blended learning is about implementing the learning strategies that deliver the most impact, on a budget, at scale. This is great for a remote and globally spread workforce. But how do you develop and implement a successful, modern, blended learning strategy? Here, we delve into the benefits […]

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How to structure a winning elearning production team

How do you get the most out of your elearning production team and create smart, user-focused elearning, efficiently? Here we share four tried and tested configurations, each with their different merits, to help you develop a winning elearning dream team. Think skills not job roles for your team Underpinning our winning elearning team configurations is […]

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Retail Staff Training for 2022: The Ultimate Guide

Learning and development in the retail industry has its own unique set of challenges. The modern retail employee needs support on the job. They’re not at a desk. They don’t have much time. They’re faced with constant change. But they still need training and in this environment, digital learning is your best friend. We look […]

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How to demonstrate your impact with measurements that count

With all the data available now avaliable, it’s vital you measure what really counts. We asked two experts in the field how they demonstrate the value of their learning initiatives. They shared their measurement and evaluation tips, methodologies and success stories as part of the Learning at Large Knowledge Hub. How to measure what counts […]

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How to create multi-language elearning content [video]

Making your elearning more widely available makes a whole lot of sense. But, actually creating and managing content in multiple languages can seem as daunting as an Atlantic crossing! We delved into this topic in a recent webinar to look at why it’s worth the effort and the smart workflows that make creating multi-language elearning […]

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Why employee training is important (5 reasons)

Employee training and development programs provide the perfect opportunity to expand the knowledge base within your organization. And most importantly, great learning experiences make for a happier, more productive workforce. Employee training is vitally important to the success of a competitive workforce. No matter the industry, filling the gaps in your employees’ professional knowledge is […]

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The Retail Bulletin HR Summit 2021

Find out how to win against “the great resignation”! Check out the recording of this awesome panel discussion from the recent Retail Bulletin HR Summit, on retaining talent, with our very own Kirstie Greany. Retailers, more so than many other industries, are desperately battling “the great resignation”. This comes on top of retail redundancies that […]

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How to demonstrate elearning ROI in the most relevant way

Are you measuring ROI of your elearning? Demonstrating value has always been an aspirational battle for L&D teams. It’s often talked about, but rarely done. But it doesn’t have to be hard, and finding the right measures for your organization will pay off (literally!). In this post, we share new ways to think about ROI […]

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Customer Training Programs: The Complete Guide

Providing customer training around your products or services is a fantastic way to differentiate yourself from competitors. It also boosts customer engagement and enables them to gain more value from you: win, win. But if you’re serious about providing useful training that’s as professional as the rest of your customer-facing services, you must approach it […]

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How to Train Remote Employees: Best Practice Guide

Many organizations have been forced to cater for employees working remotely with very little preparation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Undoubtedly, the rise of home working has been the most significant change in the way we work in recent decades. When it comes to training remote employees, businesses can often encounter difficulties in coordinating effective […]

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