- Harvard UniversityInternet Marketing Strategies (expected), 2011 - 2012
- University of Wisconsin-MadisonCertificate, Distance Education, 2009 - 2012
- Bowling Green State UniversityMaster of Business Administration, 2008 - 2009
- Bowling Green State UniversityMasters of Education, Learning Design, 2006 - 2008
- Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals' GroupFounder & Owner, 5 - present
- Learn-e-pedia S.A. http://www.learn-e-pedia.gr (ANTENNA Group)Project Manager, 1 - 2013
- Virtual Trip GroupInternet Marketing Manager, 12 - 2011
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.
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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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.
What is the theory of multiple intelligences and how it affects eLearning? In this article I will share the key points you need to know about multiple intelligences in eLearning and how they can impact your eLearning course development and success.
The Component Display Theory was introduced in 1983 by M. David Merrill to work alongside Reigeluth's Theory, with the first detailing the “micro elements” of an effective instructional design, though Reigeluth's theory the “macro elements”. The Component Display Theory soon gained popularity among instructional designers and in 1994 Merrill presented a new version of it, known as the Component Design Theory. In this article, I’ll go through its basic principles and how they can be applied to instructional design for eLearning.
There are many benefits that Learning and Development professionals find in custom eLearning development, but increasing your employees’ engagement is one of the top. In this article, I’ll delve into why and how you can develop custom eLearning courses in order to make your online training immersive, interactive and engaging for every employee of your corporate learning audience.
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In today's IT era many organizations and institutions are using eLearning because it can be as effective as traditional training but at a lower cost. Developing eLearning is more expensive than preparing classroom materials and training the trainers, especially if multimedia or highly interactive methods are used. However, delivery costs for eLearning (including costs of web servers and technical support) are considerably lower than those for classroom facilities, instructor time, participants’ travel and job time lost to attend classroom sessions.
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.
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.
HTML5 in eLearning is being touted as the wave of the future in the world of eLearning, but is it really able to stand up to the ever-popular Flash? Because it is the new standard, it’s essential for eLearning professionals to get on board and start using HTML5, in order to be able to collaborate with other pros and eLearning content developers. Businesses looking for online training deliverables will also be opting for HTML5 courses, instead of Flash, which means that they’ll inevitably be looking for eLearning professionals who are familiar with HTML5 tools. In this article, I’ll highlight 6 benefits of using HTML5, eLearning professionals should know.
Experienced instructional designers and eLearning developers know a lot about creating effective and engaging courses. In corporate settings where time is money, we only have minutes – or seconds – to state our points. Without credibility and respect, we are too often bullied and pushed around into decisions that don’t always make good sense or could steer the project in the wrong direction. Learn about the one skill that can make or break a successful eLearning career.
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Can emotional intelligence impact eLearning? In this article I will delve into the topic of emotional intelligence and how it affects eLearning.
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