Posts by Christie Wroten

Game-based eLearning for the Win: Contest 18 Spotlight

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Gamification is trending in the eLearning industry right now—we can’t get enough of using game elements in training to engage employees. Branching scenarios, gamified knowledge checks, and “choose your own adventure” style courses all fit under the gamification umbrella. Right now on the Trivantis® Community, we’re running a contest called “Game On!” in which participants…

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The Best of eLearning in February 2017

The Best of eLearning in February

We began 2017 with a few awards, and February added to those accolades. Thanks to all our CourseMill®, Lectora®, and ReviewLink™ users—we’re getting excited to see many of you at our user conference this May.  Here’s the top news, articles, and announcements from Trivantis® and around the web this month: Awards and Achievements CourseMill was…

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How Auto-Owners Insurance Is Using CourseMill and Lectora to Create and Deliver Self-paced Training

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Non-linear and self-paced eLearning allows learners to have choice and the opportunity to finish training quickly. Recently, I spoke with Zoa Bonofiglio and Andy Lockwood in the training department at Auto-Owners Insurance to hear how they’ve been creating eLearning just like this. The example below is from the virtual training room they created—how cool! Let’s…

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How MPHI Saved Time and Streamlined Reporting With CourseMill

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Today on the Trivantis® blog, we’re featuring a case study excerpt on The Michigan Public Health Institute. MPHI is a non-profit institute dedicated to improving public health through the use of state-of-the-art community health practices. They have been using CourseMill® as their learning management system (LMS) since 2012 and have its Advanced Reports feature too. MPHI…

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Keys to eLearning Storytelling: Developing Your Characters

Keys to eLearning Storytelling: Tips From Jennifer Valley

Adding characters to your eLearning allows you to connect with learners and instruct them in a way that’s relatable and engaging. Today’s blog post is another excerpt from our upcoming eBook, Keys to Storytelling in eLearning. In the excerpt shared below, Jennifer Valley, our Trivantis® Community Manager, shares how to develop your eLearning characters to…

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The Best of eLearning in January 2017

The Best of eLearning in January

2017 is here, and we have a ton of exciting things on the way. Right now we’re officially counting down the days until our annual Lectora® User Conference May 3-4. (We want to see our CourseMill® and ReviewLink™ customers there too, so share what you’ve been working on!) Take a look at the best of…

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Keys to eLearning Storytelling: Tips From Diane Elkins

Keys to eLearning Storytelling: Tips From Diane Elkins

Using storytelling in eLearning is a powerful way to capture your learner’s attention, improve memory recall, and more. Today’s blog post is an excerpt from our upcoming eBook, Keys to Storytelling in eLearning. In this excerpt, Diane Elkins, Founder of Artisan E-Learning and co-author of the popular E-Learning Uncovered book series, discusses how to plan out your…

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Your Mission: Speak at LUC 2017

As you may have heard, we had some requests for more time to finish your speaker proposals for the 2017 Lectora® User Conference—so the deadline has been extended to February 1, 2017. And as you’re deciding what topic you might like to submit a proposal for, we wanted to help by providing some mission inspiration. Here…

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