Here’s How Subject Matter Experts Help Build Great Courses

Subject matter experts play a key role in the success of our courses. This is part three of the series on how to work with subject matter experts based on tips shared by your peers. First, we discussed how to set expectations and then we looked at how to manage the relationship with your subject…

What Do You Need to Know to Gamify Your E-Learning

I hear a lot of people ask about gamifying their e-learning courses. And the examples they show are usually simple games modeled after shows like Jeopardy or Wheel of Fortune. Those are fine and have their places in e-learning, especially for quick knowledge checks. But they’re not the same as gamification. In today’s post, I’ll…

Three Ways to Use Hotspots in Your E-Learning Courses

Hotspots are commonly used in e-learning course design. They’re invisible, yet functional. Today, we’ll explore some common use cases for the hotspot in your online training. Invisible Button Hotspots The most common use for the hotspot is the invisible button. Essentially it allows the developer to add an interactive choice on top of another object….

Dozens of Free Dingbat Fonts for Commercial Use

In an earlier post, we looked at how to convert dingbat and wingding fonts into vector images that you can use in your e-learning courses and presentations. They’re great for creating icons or bullet lists. Not that you know how to convert the fonts into vector images, you need some fonts to use. I reviewed…