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7 Tips to Streamline Translations

The translation process can make your head spin. From finding someone who can translate content to making sure your training material is ready for deployment, there are a dizzying number of steps that can slow down the process. Add in the inability to read or edit incoming content, and you have a logistical nightmare. But…

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7 e-Learning Content Mistakes That Ruin Your Credibility

Details matter. They affect your audience’s attitude toward your content. And the way an audience responds to any content is crucial. Here’s an example: I’m reading an article online—let’s say about cat scratching posts—and I find a misspelling. If that misspelling is followed by several more grammar, punctuation or capitalization mistakes, I’ll stop reading. Either…

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5 Reasons Learners Hate Your Online Course

Pet peeves. Everyone has them. And as it turns out, learners might have a lot more pet peeves about your course than you realize! Today at Your Everything for e-Learning Place, we’re shining the light on 5 pet peeves learners have about online training courses. 1. Patronizing Tone Does your course really need a slide…

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5 Ways to Win the e-Learning Race Against Time

There’s an ongoing race against time for e-Learning developers. Wouldn’t you like to win that race? You’re about to learn 5 strategies that can help you create courses quickly—and declare victory!  Try these 5 strategies to win the e-Learning race against time:  1. Narrow your focus.  Sometimes people want to use training to solve a…

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e-Learning What Not to Do… BuzzFeed Style!

Here at Your Everything for e-Learning Place, we pride ourselves on offering you all the resources you need to create the best e-Learning. We provide video demos, webinars, suggestions on instructional design books to read, graphic design tips and more.  But maybe you don’t have time to sit there and read through that many resources.…

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5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility

You’re two songs into your favorite playlist with a perfectly chilled Red Bull at your desk and no meetings all day. You’re ready to knock out your next e-Learning course, right?  Not so fast. Hit pause, move your hand away from the mouse and take a minute to make sure you’re not wrecking your course…

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The Editor’s Guide to Perfecting an e-Learning Course

It’s time for a meeting with your editor—sort of. While it would be cool if instructional designers got their own editors, we know that perfecting your e-Learning course is often up to you. That’s why we created an Editor’s Guide to help you create a course that’s close to perfect. (“Close to perfect” because we…

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Techniques for Developing Your e-Learning Narrative Flow

Designing a great e-Learning course is like creating a cinematic masterpiece. Your selected graphics, audio and video all need to flow and work together. When each piece complements the others, the graphics shine, the words sing and your learners will fixate on the screen. A key part of this involves developing a good narrative flow.…

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