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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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12 elearning agencies that use Elucidat

Are you looking for an elearning agency to help with your next project? There is a wide array of organizations out there that offer elearning solutions. Here are 12 that we know have experience using Elucidat to produce digital learning. Please note: inclusion in this list is not an endorsement of the quality of their […]

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Evolve Elearning Authoring Tool: Software Review

If you’ve narrowed down your search for an elearning authoring tool to something that’s cloud-based and easy to use, you may be trying to make a choice between Elucidat and Evolve elearning authoring platforms. So, which features does each authoring platform offer? And how can you tell which is right for you? Let’s review the […]

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Bite-Sized Learning Guide: Tips, Benefits & Importance

Bite-sized elearning modules are small, self-contained information nuggets. They typically range in duration from 1 to 15 minutes and are usually focused on one or two tightly defined learning objectives. Here are a few examples. In contrast, more conventional elearning modules can take between 30 and 60 minutes (or longer) to consume and have a […]

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4 awesome examples of gamification in elearning

Gamification is a word with a lot of baggage! Maybe you hear it, roll your eyes and think “buzzword”? Or perhaps it sounds a bit daunting to you? The truth is, there are loads of ways to incorporate games and gaming elements into your elearning. Read on to learn more and for a few inspiring […]

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How to design onboarding elearning that wins hearts and minds

Onboarding is about so much more than a years-old marketing video from the CEO and a building tour to point out the fire exits! Well-designed onboarding elearning improves employee retention, engagement and loyalty, as well as compliance and speed-to-competence – all really important business metrics. Would you believe that one third of people leave a […]

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Elucidat wins Brandon Hall Award for third year running

For the third year in a row, Elucidat has won an award for Best Advance in Content Authoring Technology. Elucidat’s silver place in Brandon Hall’s 2021 Excellence awards celebrates how the authoring platform empowers its clients to effectively create, manage and distribute quality elearning content at scale. See the full press release below.  Full Press […]

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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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