Insights

We are on a mission to promote learning design techniques and processes that work. In this series of articles, we will share insights into the data we have collected from 64,483 pieces of elearning and reflect on what this might mean for effective digital learning strategies.

How to design effective scrolling pages

In the era of multi-device content, scrolling pages are commonplace across the digital world. But when it comes to digital learning, how do you use scrolling with impact, and avoid losing people’s attention as they swipe down the page? Our design tips webinar explains how to design scrolling with purpose. Read on for a summary […]

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How To Create Effective Game-Like Learning (3 Examples And Video)

Game-like learning can be a great way to deliver content, particularly for decision-making scenarios. But can gamification really support learning? Or is it just ‘fun’ techniques that distract? Find out exactly how to create game-like learning that is motivating and engaging, with a clear purpose in elearning. Watch the webinar recording to find out why […]

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How to create effective microlearning (5 examples and video)

Microlearning can be an effective way to deliver learning in short bursts that fits with learners’ needs and busy schedules. But is shorter elearning always better? Find out exactly how to create microlearning that is engaging and easily digestible, yet still creates a learning impact. Watch the webinar recording to find out why learners respond […]

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Online learning vs face to face training

Are you wondering what you can expect from making the switch from face to face to online learning courses? Elearning online training courses have never been more important and more widely used than today. All businesses are having to quickly learn how to harness the power of digital for training and development more broadly than […]

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How to be a better LGBTQI+ ally interactive resource

Pride is a time for everyone to reflect on the progress we have made towards LGBTQI+ equality and to acknowledge that we have the responsibility to do more. The LGBTQI+ community still faces unacceptable stigma and discrimination on a daily basis. To help inform and educate everyone about how to be more supportive, the Open […]

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How to create personalized elearning (5 tips and examples)

In a world where ‘one-size-fits-all’ no longer applies, and advanced technology is ever-present, personalization has become essential. Especially when it comes to elearning. But what is personalized elearning and why should you start creating it? Find out exactly how to create personalized elearning that is relevant and relatable to keep your learners engaged.   What […]

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What Is L&D And Why Is It Important?

Growth is the lifeblood of business. After all, without attention and development, companies stagnate. The same can be said for your learners. Dedicated learning and development programs create a culture of continual learning, breathing fresh air into teams. In this article, find out what good L&D is, and why it’s important. While L&D empowers employees […]

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Ensure quality elearning with Review – feature demo

Getting elearning projects reviewed before they go live is so important for quality assurance. Yet it’s a step in the process that’s notoriously tricky. Slow, messy, and inconsistent – it’s hard to manage when there’s many stakeholders involved. That’s why we’ve created a brand new in-platform Review feature that enables you to seamlessly get reviews […]

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The best elearning podcasts to listen to right now

Want to know the best elearning podcasts to listen to? Stay on top of the latest trends, advice and best practice from top learning professionals and gain fresh inspiration for your elearning projects. Here’s a breakdown of the top elearning podcasts to start listening to right now… Top 10 elearning podcasts 1.  The Learning at […]

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Maintaining the momentum of manufacturing’s recovery in 2022

Following the vaccine rollout, manufacturing saw a surge in consumer demand. If the industry is going to capitalize on this growth, it needs to overcome some long-term issues. From workforce shortages to fast-changing standards, this article explores some of the key challenges for the manufacturing sector and what L&D teams can do to stay ahead. […]

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3 key challenges for healthcare in 2022 and how to get ahead

The last few years have been marked by technological transformation and new approaches to healthcare provision. While practices continue to evolve in response to the pandemic, shifting patient expectations and evolving global regulations present new challenges. This article explores what healthcare L&D teams can do to keep pace and get ahead. Data overview From practitioners […]

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Overcoming the challenges facing the finance industry in 2022

Whether it’s new regulatory requirements or emerging fintech challengers, the financial services industry is used to adapting. While banks operated with minimal disruption during lockdowns, global economic fluctuations and rapid technological innovations mean more challenges are on the way. In this article, we share some financial services insights that will help you and your L&D […]

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Top L&D books for ambitious learning leaders

What are the best Learning and Development books to keep you a step ahead in your career? We’ve asked some of the biggest names in L&D on the Learning at Large Podcast for their book recommendations! Read on for the ultimate list of top L&D books that all learning leaders should read. Top 10 L&D […]

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5 corporate elearning trends to help you get ahead in 2022

Following another year of global uncertainty and flux, L&D has proved essential to keeping pace with change. But what’s next? We surveyed elearning industry experts, leaders and learners to find out what they want and need from L&D. Find out what 5 corporate elearning trends will help you deliver impact in 2022. New ways of […]

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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 gamification in elearning sounds a bit daunting to you? The truth is, there are loads of ways to incorporate games and gaming elements into your corporate elearning. Read on to learn more and for […]

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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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7 actions Retail L&D teams can take to help retain talent

In the US, Retail is seeing more employees walk away than any other industry. In fact, Retail had its largest one month exodus ever in 2021. Piling on the pressure to those retail organizations that have already had to make redundancies due to Covid, resignations are biting hard. So what can Retail L&D teams do […]

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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 elearning […]

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