11 Vector Character Illustration Styles for E-Learning

Character illustrations can add significant value to a course. If done correctly, characters help learners feel emotionally connected to the content. More importantly, characters and their related stories make learning more appealing, because our brains are wired for stories. We won't get into the foundational aspects ...

Creating interactive content with H5P

I would not be surprised if you've never heard of H5P. In an eLearning market that has multiple dominant players like Articulate Storyline, Travantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, it's tough for the "little guys" to get attention. But H5P has done exactly that - at least for me. What makes H5P worth checking out? ...

What is a Micro-Course (Mini-Course)?

Think of a micro-course as a chapter in a book. That chapter is basically a sub-topic of the overall book. In a micro-course, we break that sub-topic down and teach the material in easily digestible parts. As a general rule of thumb, micro-courses that I've created have 6-8 lessons. Assuming each lesson has video ...

Ask Yourself: What questions do I get from other people?

Ask yourself “What questions do I get from other people?” Take a moment and think what others ask you on a regular basis. What tips do they want? What do they need help with? It’s probably related to your work, or maybe one of your talents or hobbies. Or maybe people don’t ask you anything at all. But they may ...

3 Compelling Reasons to Create Online Courses & Micro-courses

How many people ask you questions or advice about your areas of expertise, your hobbies, or your passions? Depending on your network, this may only be a handful of people a month, or it might be several people a week. Either way, you should probably consider creating an online course or micro-course. Before I list out ...