When you’re teaching a skill, it’s important to assess learners’ progress. It’s a way of making sure you’re on the right track to meeting your learning objectives, and flags up anything that you might have missed. Whilst quizzes, tests, and other eLearning assessments are a tried and tested way to track improvement, learners start to suffer when eLearning is focused more on assessment than on the act of learning itself.
Countdown timers can be really effective ways of filling time in breaks at conferences or training sessions, or to give people a time limit to do an exercise or have a discussion. Follow these easy steps to create your own that is completely editable and see how easy it is to create a slick, branded countdown timer just using PowerPoint.
Lots of people dislike proofreading their work. Some actively hate it. It can also be pretty difficult and time-consuming. I’m really selling it to you so far aren’t I? Let’s take a look at the important role proofreading plays in eLearning content development.
eLearning provides an exciting opportunity for learners to engage with an interactive platform, acquire knowledge, and develop new skills. However, most eLearning is still stuck in the past, with pages and pages of texts and a multiple choice quiz to finish. There are so many more ways to have your learners interact with your eLearning content. Let’s discuss…
Here at BrightCarbon we’re always trying to make eLearning as effective as possible. A few members of the team sat down to talk about lessons from the world of education and the role that interactivity plays in eLearning. Let the discussion commence…
Glisser is an online platform that allows you to create interactive presentations that can be used for marketing, training or any other type of events. The site has different functions available for presenters, attendees at events and event planners which all focus on allowing for increased presenter-audience interaction. Since creating engaging visual presentations is what we do, I decided to take a closer look at Glisser and see what it’s all about and how the various functionalities work.
I’m not a body language expert, but I have sat through enough presentations, coached enough nervous presenters and trained enough sales reps to know when body language works and when it doesn’t. Here are my thoughts…
As with many things in life, when you’re presenting, getting started is often the most challenging part. Often, once people get into the flow on a particular slide, they are fine. But starting off strongly, pulling together the first few words or phrases once you’ve clicked on to a blank new slide is typically something that people struggle with. Here are a few handy tips to keep up your sleeve for those mind-blank moments.
We live in a noisy world. Advertisers constantly clamour for our attention and we’re much less likely to engage with something if we have to actively seek it out. The trend is that content – in whatever form, whether it be articles, videos, university lectures, or even text messages – is becoming bitesize. So how can we create content that will keep audiences engaged? Here are ten tips that apply to everything from sales presentations given face-to-face to online learning modules where your audience is sat at home with a cup of tea.
Do you class yourself as an introvert? Does the thought of presenting bring you out in the sweats? Don’t worry, we’ve got some great tips for you – and do you know what, extroverts can learn something too!