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Christopher Pappas
Works at Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals' Group
Attended Harvard University
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23 Inspiring Tips To Become An eLearning Professional +eLearning Industry 

Indeed, how one becomes an eLearning professional? Luckily, you don’t need to go far to find out. In this article, I'll show you how to become an eLearning professional by sharing the most inspiring tips by 23 carefully selected eLearning professionals with long standing, successful eLearning careers and innovative projects up their sleeves! If they do not know, trust me; no one does.

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Storyboarding Is A Total Waste Of Time +eLearning Industry 

Using digital tools to create the final courseware or gamification content could be easily changed from feedback received from coworkers or customers. The effort required to create a storyboard was, in my estimation, a total waste of time. Why spend the effort bothering with mock ups? How wrong I was.

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Blended Learning Advantages And Disadvantages In Corporate Training +eLearning Industry 

Does blended learning really offer the best of both worlds? More importantly, is it the right approach for your corporate training strategy? In this article, I'll help you answer these key questions by exploring the benefits and drawbacks of blended learning on-the-job.

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How To Measure eLearning Performance: The New Way To Build Evaluation Into eLearning +eLearning Industry 

Measuring training is hard. In this article, I will show you how new technologies can help you measure eLearning performance using Kirkpatrick’s four-level evaluation model.

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8 Reasons Why Storyboarding Is Important Before Jumping Off To Development +eLearning Industry 

A storyboard is important element of any eLearning development project. And in more ways than one, storyboarding lowers the production risk. Here’s why.

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The History Of Blended Learning +eLearning Industry 

Blended learning is a hot topic in the eLearning industry, but how much do you really know about this interactive and engaging learning strategy? When did blended learning make its debut, and how did it evolve into what it is today? Let's explore the history of blended learning.

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6 Big Benefits Of Leadership Training +eLearning Industry 

The success of leadership training always depends on how it is done. Think back to the best manager you’ve ever had. I’m sure you can remember the person because good leaders are memorable… and excellent leaders are unforgettable. What was it about their leadership that motivated and encouraged you? For that same reason, I bet you can also remember your worst leader. Great leaders move us and inspire us to do our best work. That said, it is important that you have effective leaders in your workplace to empower and influence your people to achieve business and team goals. Here, PulseLearning explore six of the big benefits of leadership training!

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7 Things Tech-Savvy Instructional Designers Do On A Regular Basis +eLearning Industry 

Embracing technology is not enough; if you aspire to be an excellent Instructional Designer, you need to truly own it. In this article, I’ll share 7 things tech-savvy Instructional Designers do on a regular basis so that you will be able to model yourself after their best habits and qualities, being able to quickly analyze emerging technologies and illuminate exactly what you need to adopt or reject in order to improve your eLearning deliverables.

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How To Convert Legacy Courses Into HTML5 The Right Way +eLearning Industry 

You have decided to adopt mLearning (or mobile learning) and are ready to move your legacy courses to HTML5. Obviously, this involves a significant budget and you want to be certain that you have chosen the most efficient approach to convert your legacy courses into HTML5. In this article, I will share some case studies to outline how you can manage this migration into HTML5 the right way.

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3 Benefits And 4 Tips For Using Online Testing In The Workplace +eLearning Industry 

Looking for ways to measure the success of corporate learning? Want to give your corporate learners the opportunity to strengthen their skills and identify areas of improvement? Read this article, to discover how online testing can improve on the job performance and increase your training ROI.

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Synchronous vs Asynchronous Learning: Can You Tell the Difference? +eLearning Industry 

Just a letter sets them apart, but asynchronous and synchronous learning approaches are at opposite ends of the eLearning spectrum. In this article, I’ll explore these two distinct eLearning approaches, and I’ll share some tips that can help you use them in your eLearning strategy.

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6 Killer Examples Of Gamification In eLearning +eLearning Industry 

Gamification in eLearning is fast emerging as an effective technique to engage learners. It has found its place under the sun for serious learning (that is, meeting specified learning outcomes). In this article, I will share 6 examples that outline how we have created immersive learning experiences using gamification for varied training needs like induction and onboarding, professional skills enhancement, compliance, soft skills enhancement, and behavioral change programs.

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  • 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
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.
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 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 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 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 2,900+ eLearning Submissions – 11,000+ eLearning Members 
“The 1st eLearning Social Bookmarking Site!”

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

► eLearning Infographics
“The No.1 Source for the Best Education Infographics”

► Viva eLearning 1,000+ Free Video Tutorials – 2,500+ eLearning Professionals
“Free Video Tutorials for eLearning Professionals”

► eLearning Jobs
“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+) (, 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.

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eLearning Blogger | EduTechpreneur | eLearning Analyst | Speaker | Social Media Addict
Founder of The eLearning Industry's network
eLearning, Instructional Design, Learning and Development, Online Education, Online Marketing.
  • Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals' Group
    Founder & Owner, 5 - present
  • Learn-e-pedia S.A. (ANTENNA Group)
    Project Manager, 1 - 2013
  • Virtual Trip Group
    Internet Marketing Manager, 12 - 2011
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