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.
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.
Kineo named on the top 10 elearning content development companies list for 2017.This prestigious list ranks the 10 top companies of the year and in 2017 the bar was raised even higher with more than 300 companies entering for a place.
3 of the market prime, interactive video-development tool providers explain why interactive video is such an important tool in today's elearning.
A few years ago, Dannie consumed media the only way digital media could be consumed – on TV, radio and a PC screen. But now technology has transformed the way we digest digital media – let’s look at Dannie’s new digital footprint.
Developing custom elearning with a vendor can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are three tips to keep in mind as you embark on your new vendor journey to help make the transition as smooth as possible.
Starting a new job can be nerve-wracking at the best of times and downright difficult at the worst, but a smooth transition via the company’s onboarding process can help even the most nervous new employee settle in quicker.
One of the biggest buzzwords across various industries for the last couple of years has been gamification, but many times companies get caught in the trap of implementing something because it’s on trend rather than because it’s truly useful to their mission.
What do your brand standards have to do with developing learning solutions? Everything! Make sure everything is up to date before you start your project to ensure a smooth process and delivery. We’ve got a few more tips on how to keep things running smoothly as you develop your learning solutions right here.
Not since the late great Poly Styrene of X Ray Spex sang ‘Identity’ in 1978 has there been such a buzz about identity as there is these days … arguably. The onset of digital transformation has many of us in L&D navel-gazing.
At LearnX 2015 in Melbourne Kineo’s Managing Director Matt Johnson picked up on how “advances in technology have continued to democratise learning.” He was referring to both the tremendous availability and take-up of technology as a way of delivering learning and the opportunities and impact of that on how people prefer to learn, for example in a …
As you begin developing learning solutions, it’s important to make sure you and your team are on the same page to avoid negative surprises as the project progresses. These 4 tips will help get you on the right track for your planning.
A subject matter expert, is just that – an expert on a particular subject. An SME knows the content of a course inside-out and therefore is the best person to handle content queries, and check deliverables for accuracy, relevance, and credibility. At Kineo, we’ve worked with hundreds of SMEs over the years and we’ve got a few tips on what it takes.
Awards season will shortly be upon us, and Kineo's work with clients has once again been shortlisted for the Learning Technologies Awards. Hundreds of entries from a wide range of sectors across the world have been whittled down to this year’s ‘impressive and record-breaking shortlist’. Following on from our double gold at last year’s awards, we’re …
Getting your elearning budget in order before you start the process might seem a bit daunting, but it helps if you know where your content is coming from and what visual aspects are the most important to your learning path.
What’s your instant reaction when I use the words ‘business culture’ in terms of the workplace? Positive? Negative? Unfortunately we often can feel negative about the idea of culture at work. When in fact we should be creating a positive culture, letting it thrive and working out how it can contribute to growth for our businesses. Let’s not …
Keeping your employees up to date on the latest innovations or regulations in your field is important, but oftentimes it can be a hassle to get them onboard for additional learning - especially if new learning modules are required to be completed on a regular basis.
Even the most enthusiastic employee is going to be a bit bummed when they read the words “compliance training” in a company-wide email, and that’s not surprising.
When you think of the mother of all Learning Management Systems, 24 cardboard boxes tucked away at a Minnesota library probably doesn't come to mind. Yet that is the home of PLATO, the first computer-based learning system and online community. Many LMSs today are born out of the same basic concepts that Donald Bitzer developed for PLATO in 1960.
“Content Curation” is one of those buzzwords (or rather, buzz phrases) that we’ve been hearing a lot of for the last few years. Learning Designers may be thinking about how to incorporate it into their programs - even though it may not seem like a natural fit at first.
There’s nothing quite as invigorating and inspiring as being surrounded by game-changers. You know, the kind of people who look at the standard practice and ask the question “but what if we did this?” This is the kind of person you’ll find at the Adobe MAKE IT event.
There are many approaches to developing learning experiences for your employees. But one of the best things to do for your employees is to utilize a blended learning approach - that is, employing more than one - or even all!
For many employees the thought of taking an elearning course can elicit many emotions - not all of them positive, especially if the course is mandatory. That said, there’s no reason that the course needs to meet their expectation of being just something to “get through.”