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Finding The Best Instructional Design Bachelor Degree: 6 Selection Criteria +eLearning Industry 

Looking for tips that can help you choose the best Instructional Design Bachelor Degree in order to achieve your professional goals? In this article, I’ll share a variety of tips that will allow you to find the ideal program, by mentioning some factors to consider, regardless of your current level of experience or desired specialty.

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Are you looking for the Best Instructional Design Bachelor Degree? Check 7 selection criteria when searching for the Best Instructional Design Bachelor.
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The Top LMS Statistics and Facts For 2015 You Need To Know +eLearning Industry 

In this article, I'll share the Top 15 LMS Statistics and Facts For 2015 that every eLearning professional should know, especially those who are planning on choosing a new Learning Management System.

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Moving Towards Corporate Online Learning Success: Some Proven Strategies +eLearning Industry 

Many corporate online learning initiatives often fail to make the anticipated impact - which is a waste of time as well as effort of learners and furthermore, a waste of organizational funds as well. Digging into the reasons why an online learning initiative fails, the two main culprits are Learners’ apathy towards learning and Lack of Organizational support. Improving these factors can increase the effectiveness of training monumentally.

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Many corporate online learning initiatives often fail to make the anticipated impact - which is a waste of time as well as effort of learners and furthermore, a waste of organizational funds as well. Digging into the reasons why an online learning initiative fails, the two main culprits are Learners’ apathy towards learning and Lack of Organizational support. Improving these factors can increase the effectiveness of training monumentally.
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7 Tips To Beat Short Attention Spans In eLearning +eLearning Industry 

Even if learners are excited about their eLearning experience and can see the true potential in learning the subject matter, they may not be able to concentrate on one thing for too long. There are, however, certain ways that eLearning professionals can beat short attention spans when designing eLearning courses in order to increase knowledge retention and steer clear of cognitive overload.

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How To Beat Short Attention Spans In eLearning. Check 7 tips to beat Short Attention Spans in eLearning, so that you can design eLearning courses that stick
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7 Tips For Cost-Effective eLearning Localization +eLearning Industry 

Globalization is everywhere! The transfer of ideas, products, culture, and people has made the world a smaller and more connected place. eLearning has become a major cog in this wheel; it is a viable solution that allows global companies and organizations to reach learners all over the world in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.

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Wondering how to develop Cost-Effective eLearning Localization? Check the 7 Tips For Cost-Effective eLearning Localization.
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5 Tips For Mentoring New Freelance Instructional Designers +eLearning Industry 

New freelance instructional designers often painfully pay their dues while feeling inadequate and lacking confidence. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Through effective on-boarding and guidance, you can help new team members be productive and successful from their very first project.

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Freelance instructional designers often painfully pay their dues while feeling inadequate. Help new team members be successful with effective on-boarding.
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Instructional Design Models And Theories: Keller’s ARCS Model Of Motivation +eLearning Industry 

John Keller is the founder of the ARCS Model of Motivation, which is based upon the idea that there are four key elements in the learning process which can encourage and sustain learners’ motivation. These four elements form the acronym ARCS of the model and stand for Attention, Relevance, Confidence and Satisfaction (ARCS). In this article, I’ll describe each one of them and I’ll share some of the eLearning strategies that eLearning professionals need to know in order to develop really engaging eLearning courses.

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Learn about the ARCS Model of motivation and how your can use it to develop really engaging eLearning courses. The ARCS Model Of Motivation.
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How To Create Memorable Online Training Courses: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals +eLearning Industry 

You want to bring the best out of your audience by offering them an excellent online training experience. You have carefully developed your online training course and it is important for you that your content will be retained. But how can employees remember everything they learn? In this article I will share 6 top tips on how to create a memorable online training course that will help employees fully understand and deeply absorb everything you have to offer them.

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6 Tips to Create Memorable Online Training Courses for eLearning professionals. Check how to Create Memorable Online Training Courses to find out more!
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Gamification – First Things First +eLearning Industry 

Gamification has become one of the hot topics of recent years. Everybody talks about it. Every eLearning vendor claims that implements this idea in their solutions. It is hard, however, to find really successful cases of such implementations. No wonder why gamification as a concept is going down to the Trough of Disillusionment in the Gartner's Hype Cycle.

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Choosing The Right eLearning Methods: Factors And Elements +eLearning Industry 

Many organisations are now transforming their learning and development programs to the eLearning domain. But choosing the right methods for their business based on their needs is still a challenge. Choosing the right eLearning programs depends upon many factors like proper need analysis, target audience analysis, task analysis, topic analysis, and evaluation methods. Apart from these analyses there is the very important principle of Learning Pyramid created by the National Training Laboratories. Choosing the right delivery methods directly impact effectiveness and cost benefit for the organisations.

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5 Tips To Develop Custom eLearning That Improves Employees’ Performance +eLearning Industry 

You want to drive higher performance from your employees and motivate them to use their talents and skills to the fullest capacity. In this article, I’ll share 5 top tips on how to improve your employees’ performance by developing custom eLearning that will enable you to unlock your company’s true potential.

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Check this article to learn 5 tips in which Developing Custom eLearning can improve your Employees’ Performance and unlock your company’s true potential.
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4 Ways To Apply Instructional Interactivity In eLearning +eLearning Industry 

How should you design instructional interactivity in order to make your eLearning course highly interactive and engaging? In this article I will share the key components of effective instructional interactivity and I will show you how you can actively stimulate your learners’ minds to successfully experience your eLearning deliverable.

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Education
  • Harvard University
    Internet Marketing Strategies (expected), 2011 - 2012
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Certificate, Distance Education, 2009 - 2012
  • Bowling Green State University
    Master of Business Administration, 2008 - 2009
  • Bowling Green State University
    Masters of Education, Learning Design, 2006 - 2008
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Christoforos Pappas, Χριστόφορος Παππάς
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Christopher Pappas is founder of The eLearning Industry’s Network, which is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry. Christopher holds an MBA, and an MEd (Learning Design) from BGSU.
Introduction
Christopher Pappas is founder of The eLearning Industry's Network. Currently, the eLearning Industry has a network of more than 250,000 professionals involved in the eLearning Industry and runs the following sites:

► The eLearning Industry http://elearningindustry.com/ 250+ eLearning Authors 
“Post your eLearning article. At eLearning Industry you will find the best collection of eLearning articles, eLearning concepts, eLearning software, and eLearning resources submitted by the Top eLearning Authors”

► eLearning Feeds http://elearningfeeds.com/ 300+ Top eLearning Blogs
“e-Learning Feeds ranks and scores hundreds of Top e-Learning blogs, while helping e-Learning oriented readers to answer the question “What’s happening in the e-Learning industry” on a daily basis based on the Top e-Learning Blogs.”

► eLearning Weekly http://elearning-weekly.com/ 9,600+ Subscribers 
“A Free eLearning Weekly Newsletter round-up of eLearning news and articles. Get the Best eLearning News and Articles in your inbox every Tuesday, spam free!”

► eLearning Tags http://elearningtags.com/ 2,900+ eLearning Submissions – 11,000+ eLearning Members 
“The 1st eLearning Social Bookmarking Site!”

► eLearning Interviews Magazine http://elearninginterviews.com/
“eLearning Interviews is a magazine featuring the best eLearning interviews on eLearning Future, eLearning Trends, and eLearning software.”

► eLearning Infographics http://elearninginfographics.com/
“The No.1 Source for the Best Education Infographics”

► Viva eLearning 1,000+ Free Video Tutorials – 2,500+ eLearning Professionals http://vivaelearning.com/
“Free Video Tutorials for eLearning Professionals”

► eLearning Jobs http://elearningjobs.com/
“The Leading Source for eLearning Jobs. Submit an eLearning Position for Free, add your eLearning Resume for Free”

He is also the Founder and Owner of the Instructional Design and eLearning Professionals’ Group (80K+) (http://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostPopular=&gid=110953), which is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry at LinkedIn.

Christopher holds an MBA, and an M.Ed. (Learning Design) from BGSU.

If I can be valuable to you do not hesitate to contact me!
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eLearning Blogger | EduTechpreneur | eLearning Analyst | Speaker | Social Media Addict
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Founder of The eLearning Industry's network
Skills
eLearning, Instructional Design, Learning and Development, Online Education, Online Marketing.
Employment
  • Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals' Group
    Founder & Owner, 5 - present
  • Learn-e-pedia S.A. http://www.learn-e-pedia.gr (ANTENNA Group)
    Project Manager, 1 - 2013
  • Virtual Trip Group
    Internet Marketing Manager, 12 - 2011
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Αθήνα
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Bowling Green, Ohio, USA - Κέρκυρα, Ελλάδα
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11 Tips to Choose the Best eLearning Authoring Tool
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In this article I'll share some helpful and time saving tips that will allow you to choose the best eLearning authoring tool for your audien

eLearning Localization: Voiceover vs Subtitling!
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3 Steps To Build Interactive Lessons With Learning Map
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Make E-learning Easier: eLearners’ Brain Pain
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Have you ever exclaimed, “my brain hurts!” as a result of a learning experience that was too hard? This condition is known as cognitive over

Introducing the Course Marketplace - TalentLMS Blog
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