Blog - 2017

  • December 14, 2017

    Top 10 Learning Conferences You Need to Attend in 2018

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Why Attend a Learning and Development Conference in 2018 The best way to learn is by doing and sharing. Learning industry conferences, most with hands-on workshops and panel sessions, are the best place to soak up a lot of information in a short amount of time. The value of networking alone is enough to include […]

  • December 05, 2017

    Gamification: The Power of Gaming Features in Corporate eLearning

    By: Greg Kozera

    What is Gamification Training? Gamification training, one of the hottest trends in corporate eLearning, is the use of game play elements in a learning experience. While games have enormous power, they aren’t the teacher! They are the experience in which the lesson lives and the means by which we drive the learning forward. When gamification in eLearning is done right, the […]

  • October 11, 2017

    How to Get the Most Value From Your eLearning Budget

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    It’s the final stretch of Q4 and most businesses are trying to run out the clock while staying on budget. We always have a few companies reach out to us, as they need to use their eLearning budget or lose it for the following year. Here’s how we advise them to maximize their eLearning budget […]

  • October 04, 2017

    Three Ways to Use Animation In eLearning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Albert Einstein famously said, “If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.” This quote is at the heart of teaching: whether your concept is theoretical physics or how to sell more product—break it down into simple, engaging components. How do you engage a six-year-old? A sixty-year-old? One way is through […]

  • September 26, 2017

    Creating a Personalized Learning Environment

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Creating a Personalized Learning Environment Creating a personalized learning environment starts with outlining your goals and striking a balance between personal and company growth, as you want learning to payoff for everyone. Focusing on the learner through data analytics and responsive and adaptive design allows you to custom tailor a learning experience that’s effective and […]

  • September 19, 2017

    What is Blended Learning? The Guide to Everything You Need to Know

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    What is Blended Learning? Blended Learning is a method of personalized learning that combines traditional face-to-face instruction with digital learning that allows the student to benefit from control over pace and learning path. Blended learning offsets the limitations of the traditional classroom environment by digital means, whilst preserving the benefit of teacher oversight. However, most […]

  • September 08, 2017

    ELM Partnered With Top Clients Received 6 Awards In The 2017 Brandon Hall Group Excellence In Awards

    By: Andrew Fayad

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ELM in partnership with Google, Petco, Godiva Chocolatier and the American Medical Association won 6 awards in the 2017 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Awards. The awards ranged from 4 Silver level awards and 2 Bronze level awards in the following categories;

  • September 05, 2017

    Creative Slump Got You Down? 3 Surprising Ways to Spark Inspiration

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Anyone working in a creative capacity has been subject to the dreaded mental block. No matter what you do, inspiration is hard to find and you can wind up feeling like you’re stuck in a rut. And, if you manage others, it’s just as frustrating when you notice your usually high-functioning employees stuck in a […]

  • August 29, 2017

    Why Emerging LMS Platforms are Disrupting the Learning Experience

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    If you were to compare a Learning Management System (LMS) to home entertainment, then a traditional LMS would be a DVD and a modern LMS would be streaming HD media (Netflix or Hulu.) Just like Netflix completely revolutionized the home entertainment industry, the digital learning industry is seeing more corporations turn to the newer LMS products. By improving the […]

  • August 22, 2017

    You Use Information Skimming to Avoid Drowning in Data

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    We may be living in the Information Age, but most of us can’t conceive how massively informative it really is. The Internet is growing at a rate of 3.7% per quarter, for a conservative estimate of 330.6M top level domains by Q1 2017. In the past two years alone, humans have produced more data than existed in our […]

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