Stephanie Karaolis

Stephanie is a freelance learning designer and copywriter, drawing on a decade of experience in the industry, including roles at Saffron Interactive and in BP’s Online & Informal Learning team. She shares her learning ideas regularly on her personal blog.

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 elearning examples to inspire your next project. What is scenario-based learning? Scenario-based training is a form of training which focuses on learning by doing. It uses real-life situations to support active learning. Rather than passively absorbing […]

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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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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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5 engaging compliance training examples

The words “compliance training” often draw a collective groan from managers and employees, but it doesn’t have to be boring and ineffectual! Different types of compliance training call for different approaches. And, creating effective courses for employees is not a one size fits all strategy. Read on for online compliance training examples that are engaging […]

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8 brilliant responsive elearning design examples (2022 update)

Designing elearning content to work seamlessly across different devices is a basic requirement these days. Need some inspiration for how to deploy design for elearning? Here are eight responsive elearning design examples that get it right. Responsive or Interactive elearning design is no longer a nice-to-have. If you want to reach your learners, elearning designers […]

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8 tips to drive performance through scalable learning

With scalable learning billed as the key strategic differentiator in the 21st century, it’s an exciting time for corporate learning teams. L&D can truly impact performance and competitive advantage – as long as it shifts from being a support function to being a center of excellence for decentralized learning. What is scalable learning? Scalable learning […]

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How to design elearning endings with impact

How much thought do you give your elearning endings? Knowing how to design your elearning endings with impact can be the difference between enhanced knowledge retention and poor quality courses. We are (thankfully) past the days of a pop-up, printable “certificate” and thank you message. But are you doing as much as you could be […]

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