Instructional Design Tips

5 Ways to Kill an eLearning Course

We at eLearning Brothers do our best to teach you the best way of doing things. But today we’re going to switch things up and tell you the worst ways to develop eLearning courses. Here are five ways you can kill an eLearning course. 1. Little to No Interaction This is... read more

How to Target the Right Generation in eLearning

In the marketing world, knowing your demographics is crucial. The same could definitely be said of eLearning. If you really want the message to really land, you have to tailor your content to the type of person who will be taking the course. Baby Boomers (Born... read more

Corporate eLearning vs Higher Ed. eLearning

Guest post by Marie S. Lewandowski. Marie is a Sr. Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. Corporate eLearning and Academic eLearning have many overlaps and similarities. Corporate eLearning is commonly conducted by the human... read more

How it Feels to Be an eLearning Expert

Have you ever felt like such an expert at your job that coworkers think you can do anything? Maybe you don’t exactly feel this way but you know someone who says they are an expert. They don’t have as much glory as you think. Being an eLearning expert... read more

3 Creative Ways to Personalize eLearning Training

In eLearning training, I have found it helpful to look for ways you can design for personalized experiences for your learners. Without getting into all the code, I thought it would be useful to show you three ideas to make your eLearning courses more personalized. If... read more

How to Make Sticky eLearning Content

After all the many hours of eLearning content development and design we have done as eLearning professionals, the most important objective is to ensure our learners retain and apply what they’ve learned to memory. In this post, I want to go over the Forgetting... read more

Are You Missing an Impactful Conclusion Page?

I truly believe that one of the most overlooked and neglected pages in online trainings are conclusion pages. I actually feel sorry for them. As the last page of the course, the conclusion page has the opportunity to leave a final impression. But sadly, we are often... read more

5 Ways to KISS Your eLearning

So you might be wondering, how do you give your eLearning a big smooch? That’s not the type of “kiss” I’m talking about. I’m referring to an old acronym coined by Kelly Johnson and has been around since the 1960′s. Keep It Simple... read more

The Basics of eLearning Themes

When making eLearning themes, you have to own it. For example, if you work with dogs. Live in the world of dogs. Everything should be about dogs. Think doggie bones, balls, fire hydrants, frisbees, dog catchers, and paw prints. Everything in your eLearning would... read more