Articles by Cammy Bean

3 principles of instructional design

It can be tempting to add a lot of shiny, new technology to your elearning courses. More important, though, is to maintain a balance and avoid the trap of “clicky-clicky bling-bling.” This and other instructional design principles are discussed in our blog post.

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3 new year L&D resolutions: making 2018 your best year yet

Is there anything better than the new year? There’s something slightly exhilarating about the proverbial clean slate (and actual blank calendar) with which you get to kick the year off. If you’re determined to make 2018 a huge hit professionally, take a look at 3 resolutions we think are perfect for any L&D pro looking to up their game.

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Microlearning vs long form training in compliance

Compliance training. No one particularly loves it - not even the legal department - but there’s virtually no way to avoid it. In most industries, if an organization or its employees aren’t in compliance, some pretty nasty consequences can arise should a law be violated or regulation ignored. And let’s be honest, compliance content isn’t by nature …

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What are the design constraints for a learning solution?

Unfortunately, even the best-laid plans can go awry. If you find yourself coming up against design constraints for a learning solution it can be frustrating to have to find an alternative method or workaround. Here, we take a look at 5 common design constraints and propose some creative ways to avoid them all together.

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10 top tips for a great interactive video

Implementing interactive video into your elearning is a great tool to inform your audience and provide them with additional content and context, but it can be overwhelming if you’re highlighting too many additional pieces of information. Here we’ll give you nine other tips for making your interactive video experience a great one.

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Why front-line managers need a new approach

I've been chatting with Nick Cowley of the Oxford Group about front-line managers. Those all important team managers that can make or break employee morale, productivity and retention, as well as your bottom line. We explore why they need a bit of development and support, but how it has to be the right kind to really work.

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Learning Insights, naturally

Every year at Kineo, we interview a group of our customers – taking a slice of the market and sharing those insights back with you. This year’s Learning Insights 2015  report, has loads of nuggets. But rather than recap them all here, I want to dig into the one that I’ve been thinking the most about, which was our very first question. We asked, 'What’s …

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Catch the latest buzz on Learning Solutions 2016

The eLearning Guild always puts on a great show, and this year’s Learning Solutions 2016 in Orlando, Florida was no exception. We had a big Kineo presence this year, with a fully-staffed booth on the Expo floor that got a lot of action. Our focus this year was the launch of ManagementPlus , our new solution geared towards developing skills …

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