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Category: E-learning

The tragic flaw in instructional design

In today’s evolving business world, you may only have a few weeks to design and build an app or elearning module to train an audience on a new company offering or service. The experience needs to entice users to play with it, and the content should compel learners to consume it. In a traditional content-first […]

What’s Appening with eLearning in 2017?

Why app-like learning? E-learning has been fairly slow to migrate to mobile devices, even though users in the U.S. have spent several years consuming more digital media on mobile applications than on laptops or desktops. One push-back I’ve heard regarding mobile-friendly e-learning is that learners typically use laptops or desktops during the workday, and this […]

Elearning: innovate or keep it simple? | Part 6: Wrap-up

This post is the sixth in a series about innovation in elearning. Customized elearning can offer great value when well-aligned to your learning goals. Read on to learn about the balance between innovation and simplicity. The beauty of elearning is that it can address a huge range of learning challenges. Its scope spans a diverse […]

Elearning: innovate or keep it simple? | Part 5: Audience

  This post is the fifth in a series about innovation in elearning. Customized elearning can offer great value when well-aligned to your learning goals. Read on to learn about the balance between innovation and simplicity. An important piece of building effective learning is identifying and knowing your audience. This media-driven world fills an employee’s […]

Elearning: innovate or keep it simple? | Part 4: Choosing the deliverables

This post is the fourth in a series about innovation in elearning. Customized elearning can offer great value when well-aligned to your learning goals. Read on to learn about the balance between innovation and simplicity. The answer to learning and training needs is very often elearning. When it’s tailored to your learners, elearning is engaging […]

Elearning: innovate or keep it simple? | Part 3: Content curation

This post is the third in a series about innovation in elearning. Customized elearning can offer great value when well-aligned to your learning goals. Read on to learn about the balance between innovation and simplicity. We all agree that elearning is a great tool when the concept you want to convey is a skill. But […]

Elearning: innovate or keep it simple? | Part 2: Microlearning

This post is the second in a series about innovation in elearning. Customized elearning can offer great value when well-aligned to your learning goals. Read on to learn about the balance between innovation and simplicity. The learning world has embraced microlearning the way pop culture has embraced beards and patterned leggings. All of these popular […]

Elearning: innovate or keep it simple? | Part 1: Introduction

This post is the first in a series about innovation in elearning. Customized elearning can offer great value when well-aligned to your learning goals. Read on to learn about the balance between innovation and simplicity.  If you’re an early adopter like me, you live for the chance to tinker with the latest and greatest innovations. […]

Have it your way: PT’s approach to working together

Burger King. I think about them when I think about what we do here at Principled Technologies (PT). No, we haven’t started serving hamburgers through a sliding window, but we do treat our clients in a way that reminds me of some of the BK slogans: “Have it your way,” “Your Way Right Away,” and […]

Getting a running start in learning:
The approach run

This past summer, the world watched amazing feats of strength and agility in the Rio 2016 Olympics. One especially competitive event was the long jump. Jeff Henderson took home the men’s gold for the USA, flying 27 ½ feet, while USA’s Tianna Bartoletta won the gold for the women with a personal-best distance of over […]