If you’re reading this article, chances are, you’ve already thought about implementing an online Academy but felt demotivated to do so when you started to plan for costs and resources. When we think of eLearning, our minds usually default to courses assembled by professionals with experienced presenters recording a deeply thought-out script in a studio; or beautifully animated courses with professional narrators adding the much-needed human touch. These productions are costly and time consuming, which puts them out of reach when budget is a concern.
But what if I told you that you don’t need these high-level productions to start building an engaging and successful eLearning Academy?
We all know that this pandemic was a turning point for understanding the power of digital. The challenge now is embedding this concept in companies, as a whole: in recruitment, onboarding, training, communication, processes, customer relations, the way we deliver services.
I’m a learning experience designer, a millennial one. I don’t know what “cringe” is and I still wear skinny jeans. My job is to design visual assets that bring online courses to life. I'm always concerned about making interesting and useful training videos, that aren’t boring and appeal to the majority. I’ve learned a lot from my senior instructional designers and project managers, and I began to understand and appreciate all the eLearning best practices.
How many times have we wanted to be the fly on the wall to understand what is going on, what is said and decided? In this article, I will open the curtains to the behind the scenes of how bugle’s product team works on creating and developing the bugle platform, how everything happens and why it happens.
Every year, we share the training trends to keep you up to date with what’s happening in the world of corporate training and so you can prepare your plans to stay in the forefront of what customers, partners and employees are expecting from your training activities.
Digital is no longer just a poor afterthought; it is the way forward. It’s time to let it be a part of our lives and trust its opportunities and the choices it creates. Do you agree?
For the past years, we have been hearing about the concept of digital transformation and the digitalization of companies and businesses. At the same time, I’m experiencing in real time the way that the acceleration of technology is infiltrating our daily lives, in both our personal and professional routines.
In any organization, proving value is always part of any important project. Deciders at all levels permanently ask themselves how to make sure a specific program or investment is really creating positive net value to their companies.
Picture two roommates sharing an apartment. In the ideal environment they adapt to each other, either by dividing tasks or completing individual chores, ultimately leading to a more functional and manageable life at home. Now apply the same principle to audio and video.
Subtitles, or captions, are mostly known in the mainstream as a means to translate the dialogue that is being spoken in a video. This usually happens in television or cinema, but did you know that you can increase your online video viewing by as much as 40% just by using subtitles*?
Well, it is not. Distance learning has been around for a long time; and although it has been through significant changes in these past two decades, its main role continues the same: to make education and training available to a higher number of students, in a standardized way, no matter where they are.