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Insights and online course ideas from the Salesforce Trailhead learning platform

Insights and online course ideas from the Salesforce Trailhead learning platform

Trailhead is the Salesforce resource and learning website. It’s a big collection of learning modules, videos, careers advice and other resources. Trailhead is worth...

What are the best low cost alternatives to Moodle for training companies?

What are the best low cost alternatives to Moodle for training companies?

Moodle is a popular open source learning management system. It’s used by colleges, training providers and other organisations to deliver online learning, often to cohorts or groups of...

Attention Online Creators: Ideas for Your Next Online Course

Attention Online Creators: Ideas for Your Next Online Course

Online learning has grown in popularity over recent years, and during the Covid-19 health pandemic, most face-to-face learning went online at one point or another,...


What are the essential features of good online course design?

What are the essential features of good online course design?

It’s worth looking at some numbers to remind ourselves why good online course design matters.

The table below is from the UK’s Student Academic Experience Survey 2020. Students didn’t...

Smart Ideas for Online Course Design

Smart Ideas for Online Course Design

What is a good way to design an online course? Suppose you want to turn a day of face-to-face training into a series of short online ‘lessons’. What is the best way to organise and deliver...

Training providers on YouTube - 4 good examples reviewed

Training providers on YouTube - 4 good examples reviewed

The number of people who use YouTube is astonishing. Almost 5 billion videos are watched every day, 300 hours of video are uploaded every minute and the total number of YouTube users is...


Online course delivery platforms for training providers

Online course delivery platforms for training providers

Many training providers want to sell and deliver courses online. One big decision they have to make is the choice of technology platform. How do you create online courses, publish them...

The easiest way to turn face-to-face training into an online course

The easiest way to turn face-to-face training into an online course

You’re a small training provider that wants to begin to put courses online. Where do you start? How should you spend your time and what is the easiest way to turn a face-to-face course...