E-learning Trends: What’s on the Horizon for 2017?

As we all moving through Q4 at lightning speed, perhaps its best to pause and consider what the new year might bring for our work, clients, partnerships and industries. For e-learning, it’s an exciting time. And for those of us already engaged in or thinking about online training solutions for our teams, there’s plenty to get excited […]


ABOUT Eve Connell

Eve spends most billable hours writing, editing and helping professionals of all stripes with communication skills and leadership development. With degrees in French literature, philosophy, and linguistics, she also enjoys helping businesses and entrepreneurs develop their brands. Fancying herself a successful worm rancher, singer and flower arranger, Eve also lends her talent and expertise to several non-profit arts and educational organizations.


Considering Online Training for Your Team? Consider These Benefits

These days, you can find online classes for just about any topic imaginable. Photography. Food styling. Knitting. Programming. Gender roles in ancient societies. Small press publishing. Ukulele. You name it. Even if you can’t decide upon the coolest class to take (in all that free time you have), you might decide to move your work […]


ABOUT Eve Connell

Eve spends most billable hours writing, editing and helping professionals of all stripes with communication skills and leadership development. With degrees in French literature, philosophy, and linguistics, she also enjoys helping businesses and entrepreneurs develop their brands. Fancying herself a successful worm rancher, singer and flower arranger, Eve also lends her talent and expertise to several non-profit arts and educational organizations.


Getting to Know Online Education Platforms

Considering an online learning or training program for your team, client or organization? If so, you’re probably shopping providers, or at least engaging an instructional design expert to steer you in the right direction. (Pro tip: asking for professional help is always a good idea!) It’s still important for you to know what’s what when […]


ABOUT Eve Connell

Eve spends most billable hours writing, editing and helping professionals of all stripes with communication skills and leadership development. With degrees in French literature, philosophy, and linguistics, she also enjoys helping businesses and entrepreneurs develop their brands. Fancying herself a successful worm rancher, singer and flower arranger, Eve also lends her talent and expertise to several non-profit arts and educational organizations.


Smart Instructional Design, Part III: Resources for Success

As you know, designing effective online training programs requires serious preparation. Understanding your audience, their goals and motivations, as well as your organization’s goals for providing an e-learning course, is the first step. Then, providing relevant content, engaging exercises and activities, practical delivery systems, and readily accessible evaluation and assessment tools are all key components […]


ABOUT Eve Connell

Eve spends most billable hours writing, editing and helping professionals of all stripes with communication skills and leadership development. With degrees in French literature, philosophy, and linguistics, she also enjoys helping businesses and entrepreneurs develop their brands. Fancying herself a successful worm rancher, singer and flower arranger, Eve also lends her talent and expertise to several non-profit arts and educational organizations.


Smart Instructional Design, Part II: Organize for Optimal Learning

Once you’ve landed on what (content) you’re presenting, to whom (audience) and why (purpose), you can then begin preparing how (structure).

Planning course structure: the model matters There are dozens of good models on which to base your online-learning program. (First, consider that the model you use to present material is different from the platform […]


ABOUT Eve Connell

Eve spends most billable hours writing, editing and helping professionals of all stripes with communication skills and leadership development. With degrees in French literature, philosophy, and linguistics, she also enjoys helping businesses and entrepreneurs develop their brands. Fancying herself a successful worm rancher, singer and flower arranger, Eve also lends her talent and expertise to several non-profit arts and educational organizations.