Tag Archives: audience

Social Media in eLearning

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Social Media, as defined by Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary is, “Forms of electronic communication (Such as Web Sites) through which people create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, etc.” But you didn’t need that definition to know what social media is, right? If someone asks you “what is social media?” What comes to mind? The pictures of your dogs in …

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Beating Instructional Designers Block

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There comes a point in your career where you have to battle Instructional Designers Block, aka *cue horror movie scream* THE WALL. Have you ever gotten to the point in a project where no amount of caffeine or energy drinks will shake the feeling that it’s just not happening with a project? Either you’re frustrated or just can’t think of …

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Inspritational Nugget: You are the Learner’s Advocate

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Today’s inspirational nugget puts us in our learner’s shoes. The content we create doesn’t get sent out into the void, never to be seen again. Real people have to sit at a desk and consume whatever we create, right along all those 6-second Vines and 140-character tweets. To be an advocate for your learner, you need to consider all of …

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Hitting the Mark with E-Learning Design

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Being able to create your own e-learning module can make you feel invincible! You’re creating something with your own two hands and it’s a great feeling! But, sometimes your audience gets lost in the design that you created. They don’t understand your logic because you don’t make it explicitly obvious. Let’s talk about 5 helpful tips that will help you, …

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Being an Exciting Presenter When Your Content is Anything But

How to be an Exciting Presenter

At one point or another, we have all been tasked with giving a presentation that wasn’t filled with the most thrilling content. This might be an in-person presentation or even an online presentation. Sometimes it feels impossible to liven up information when there really isn’t anything but strict, dull facts. I’m not implying that the information isn’t important because you …

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How to Design for a Particular Audience

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In the design world there are many different alleyways that designers can go down. Think about all of the different companies that design with an audience in mind. For example: Nike, McDonalds, Apple, etc. Companies tailor their designs to a specific audience for several reasons. This article will help you figure out how to design for a particular audience and …

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