Do your courses attract and keep the learner’s attention?

In life, there are only two certainties: 1) you'll have to pay taxes and 2) you'll die. And allthough some people deny the existence of one or even both  certainties (and to be honest, the second one seems to be the most disputable). But as an instructional designer, I would like to add even a … Continue reading Do your courses attract and keep the learner’s attention?

Father.io: a real First-Person Shooter

Father.io managed to collect $100.000 in just one day for the further development of their first-person person shooter game. Not just a game for your PC or game controller, but a real augmented reality massive online multiplayer first-person shooter which you can go and play in real life. As the initial aim of Father.io's Indiegogo campaign was  in … Continue reading Father.io: a real First-Person Shooter

Learning Tools Interoperability. Say what?!

You could probably win a game of Scrabble with the word laid out on the board: Learning Tools Interoperability, or LTI just to keep it simple. Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) is a standard developed by IMS Global Learning Consortium. The principal concept of LTI is to establish a standard way of integrating rich learning applications (often remotely … Continue reading Learning Tools Interoperability. Say what?!

‘Allo ‘Allo! And why everyone loves the predictability in e-learning

'​Allo  '​Allo! was a British sitcom that ran from 1982 to 1992, comprising an impressing eighty-five episodes. The sitcom entertained millions of people for ten years with hysterical set pieces from the set of a small-town café in Nazi-occupied France. It tells the fictitious story of René Artois, a café owner in the French town of Nouvion and has a … Continue reading ‘Allo ‘Allo! And why everyone loves the predictability in e-learning

Using e-learning to inform your employees or students

E-learning courses are not only useful in training settings, but they can offer your organization also endless knowledge management possibilities to inform or attend your employees or students on what's going on in the world nowadays. It's a simple, flexible and effective way to do so, without having to get everybody to go to one location on the same … Continue reading Using e-learning to inform your employees or students

Two questions you have to ask your clients as an Instructional Designer

As an Instructional Designer (or consultant, learning designer, trainer, etc.) you will often have to sit down with your clients to find out what they really want from a learning solution. And no matter if this solution is for example an e-learning course, a classical training, a webinar or a new curriculum, some questions you … Continue reading Two questions you have to ask your clients as an Instructional Designer