THE ELEARNING DESIGNER’S BLOG

Practical tips for new eLearning designers.

How to Conduct an eLearning Task Analysis by Tim Slade

How to Conduct an eLearning Task Analysis

Before starting development on a new eLearning project, it’s important to make sure you’ve collected and analyzed all the information...

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My Favorite Instructional Design Books for New eLearning Designers

When you’re new to eLearning, you might find yourself spending a lot of time learning how to use your very...

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5 Tips for Elevating Your eLearning Career

If you’ve been working in the eLearning industry for any amount of time, you know that we work in an...

visual design mistakes to avoid when designing eLearning by tim slade

8 Visual Design Mistakes to Avoid When Developing eLearning

When developing an eLearning course, it’s easy to put all of your focus towards the instructional design aspects of the...

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What Are Your eLearning Pet Peeves? Here Are Mine!

I spend a lot of time here on my blog, on my free webinars, in my books, at work, and...

3 misconceptions about eLearning by tim slade

3 Misconceptions About eLearning That Most People Get Wrong

Whenever I’m at a conference, at work, or online, I often find myself interacting with folks that have a lot...

How to Conduct User Acceptance Testing for eLearning by Tim Slade

How to Conduct User Acceptance Testing for eLearning

When you’re nearing the end of development for an eLearning course, it’s easy to want to rush through the final...

How to conduct an eLearning needs analysis by tim slade

How to Conduct an eLearning Needs Analysis

When starting a new eLearning project, it’s easy to jump right in and start designing the course. However, it’s important...

3 Tips for Getting SME Feedback on Your eLearning Tim Slade

3 Tips for Getting SME Feedback on Your eLearning

If you’ve ever created an eLearning course, you’ve experienced the challenge of chasing down your SMEs to get their feedback....

3 Things You Should Always Include in an eLearning Prototype Tim Slade

3 Things You Should Always Include in an eLearning Prototype

In a previous post, I shared how creating an eLearning prototype can help you align expectations with your SMEs, accurately...

3 Things Non-eLearning Designers Oughta Know About eLearning Tim Slade

3 Things Non-eLearning Designers Oughta Know About eLearning

Whether I’m at a conference or work, online or in a classroom, I regularly interact with various types of non-eLearning...

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3 Must-Know Strategies for Working with SMEs

A good experience working with SMEs (subject-matter experts) can mean the difference between an effective versus an ineffective course; between...