The gig economy has grown steadily in the past few years and is projected to keep growing in the future. Creative industries are among the ones with the highest number of freelancers (33% of workers are self-employed), and e-learning is no exception.
There comes a time in every designer’s life when they have to muddle through a boring project. One that promises no novelty, is predictable in terms of process and outcome and, at least at first sight, seems to offer little creative opportunities.
Free webinars, instructional videos, e-books, articles: these have been finding their way to the toolbox of digital marketers across various industries for some time now.
Every eLearning developer knows it is crucial to build a good rapport with the SME, as the quality of your communication reflects on the work process and thus, on the end product.
Creating learning experiences for adults can be tricky, but also very gratifying. For me, the key to figuring out this process has always been to ask myself what kind of experience would I, as an adult learner, find meaningful and enjoyable.
A craftsman is only as good as the contents of his toolbox, so as much as I like Storyline for the versatile software that it is, I think any e-learning designer who considers themselves above the beginner level, must diversify with a few additional tools.
Timelines are a great way to introduce a prominent figure, a historical event, or a natural process.
Like many similar learning tools and approaches, a timeline appears simple, but it’s not as easy to create one that is memorable and effective, as it may seem. It takes more than placing years on a line – a good timeline tells a story.
Performing QA on your own work is one of those tasks that are impossible to master, but also impossible to skip. Sounds like a recipe for frustration? It doesn’t have to be.