Blog - eLearning Design and Development

  • April 08, 2021

    How To Measure eLearning ROI

    By: ELM Learning

    Some things in life are easy to measure and understand, and some things are trickier to grasp: your current waist measurement in relation to the pants size you wore in college, for example—easy to understand—for better or for worse.

  • March 18, 2021

    11 Best eLearning Blogs for L&D Professionals

    By: ELM Learning

    We’ve rounded up 11 of our favorite eLearning blogs and websites to help you reignite your eLearning passion and come up with new L&D solutions for your organization.

  • February 14, 2021

    9 Best Practices for Onboarding New Employees

    By: ELM Learning

    Onboarding isn’t just dropping off an employee handbook; it’s an intentional framework for future employee success. Learn how to create a great onboarding experience for new employees with these best practices.

  • January 28, 2021

    eLearning Gamification: How to Implement Gamification in Your Learning Strategy

    By: ELM Learning

    If the idea of gaming at work conjures images of isolated employees hunkering over their laptops and secretly playing Minecraft in their cubicles—think again. Gamification training, or the use of game play elements in a learning experience, is one of the hottest trends in corporate training.

  • January 21, 2021

    How to Keep Learners Engaged with Mobile Learning

    By: ELM Learning

    The idea of mobile learning, or mLearning, can seem paradoxical. On one hand, we want learners to pay attention to the content; on the other, we ask them to do it using devices that, quite frankly, are built for distraction. What’s an organization to do? Dig in and figure it out, because mLearning offers better retention, higher engagement, and quick recall than traditional learning methods.

  • December 22, 2020

    Learning Management Systems (LMS) for the Remote Workforce

    By: ELM Learning

    According to Nicholas Bloom, William D. Eberle Professor of Economics in Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences and a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), 42 percent of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full time. This stunning figure points to a greater need for learning that can be done remotely, which is why many companies are giving Learning Management Systems (LMS) a second look.

  • December 17, 2020

    Why Videos and Mobile Learning Are the Perfect Match

    By: ELM Learning

    If you were born in the mid to late 1990s through around 2010, you are in the Gen Z generation, and YouTube is likely your favorite teacher. A 2018 survey by Pearson found that 59 percent of Gen Z-ers and 55 percent of millennials (born in the early 1980s to mid 1990s) have a clear preference for video over in-person learning, apps, games, or even books, giving video a clear advantage in the age groups making up most of the modern workforce today.

  • December 11, 2020

    What is the Market Size of Corporate eLearning?

    By: ELM Learning

    According to a report by Global Market Insights, the North American eLearning market accounts for 40 percent of the total global share, and for good reason: North America is considered to be one of the pioneers of eLearning.

  • November 18, 2020

    Alignment Check: Considering Intent for Better Training

    By: ELM Learning

    You want a better-trained workforce. Your employees want more opportunities. At the view from the top, it might seem like you and your employees have the same intent and want similar outcomes. When it comes to training, if employee and organizational intent is in proper alignment, like a well-tuned car, the experience is more meaningful, more engaging, and ultimately, more successful.

  • November 05, 2020

    Custom eLearning Vs. Off-the-Shelf eLearning: Which is Best?

    By: ELM Learning

    Sure, custom eLearning is what we do at ELM Learning, but that doesn’t mean we don’t recognize the merits of other strategies. Off-the-shelf modules definitely have a time and place, and custom eLearning programs might not be the right fit for every topic. If you’re trying to decide which type of eLearning is right for your organization, consider these key points to choose what makes the most sense for you, your budget, and your training goals.

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