There are many different methodologies that instructional designers can use when building online courses. The most well-known and battle-tested of these is the ADDIE model.

The ADDIE model provides a robust framework for developing training by dividing a project into discrete phases. Each is completed and signed off before the next one begins, which helps to reduce errors and reworks.

This article will look at each phase of the ADDIE model in turn and describe how they can be applied to the development of an eLearning course.

ADDIE Explained

ADDIE is an acronym for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. It is…


Businesses are composed of people, and recruitment is what brings people into a company. Recruitment goes on at every level of the corporate sphere, and hiring managers are those who find both frontline workers, qualified professionals, and senior executives. Teams depend heavily on the quality of their work.

Using recruitment metrics, teams can manage their hiring process and employee adaptation, build their brand and corporate reputation, and ensure team sustainability. In this article, we’ll describe the principal recruitment metrics and explain how to assess them. Moreover, we’ll show you how to enhance recruitment with training via a corporate LMS.

What Are Recruitment Metrics?

Recruitment…


Schools and universities, coffee shops and billion-dollar enterprises — today almost every organization either already has or is about to get a learning management system (LMS). If you’ve never heard of LMSs, you might be wondering what it is, why businesses use it, how you can leverage it for your company, and more.

Well, after reading this article you’ll know everything there is to know. So, let’s begin.

What Is an LMS, and How Does It Work?

An LMS is a platform for digital learning. Its key features can be found in the abbreviation.

L — Learning. With a learning management system, you can create a single source of…


You have most likely heard the adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Still, a lot of presentations are created the other way around: with a thousand words and a couple of pictures. Do you know why?

The thing is that many authors avoid pictures and icons because they don’t know how to work with them: find suitable images, combine them with each other, and edit. Fortunately, there are tons of tools today that allow even an inexperienced author without an IT background to use icons in courses and presentations.

In this article, we’ll explain why you should use…


When you create a presentation, you want your audience to be engaged, to learn something new, to get excited, etc. But in the era of smart toasters and mobile phones in watches (wristphones), traditional linear PowerPoint presentations have lost almost all of their effect. Luckily, progress isn’t just about making once innovative things old-fashioned, it is also (and rather) about development. In the case of presentations, the development is interactivity.

What Is an Interactive Presentation?

An interactive presentation is one that has some content objects you can interact with: hotspots, navigation, pop-up boxes, etc. This feature helps grab the audience’s attention and boost learner engagement.


To record a beautiful voice-over for a course or a video tutorial, you no longer need to look for a narrator. Using iSpring Suite Max, you can turn texts into compelling voice-overs with clear pronunciation and dulcet tones.You just need to add a text to iSpring Suite Max, select a language, a preferable voice — and your voice-over is ready.

In this article, I’ll tell you about this new tool and explain how to use it.

This is what the text-to-speech editor looks like in iSpring Suite Max.


“People spend 59% more than they expect to on their Learning Management System,” according to Capterra. Whether you’re just getting started with eLearning in your company, or planning to change your LMS vendor, estimating the final cost of LMS implementation may seem like a full-scale investigation.

In this blog post, we’ll look at different LMS pricing models and LMS cost structures, and give you step-by-step instructions on how to make the best choice for your training goals. But first, let’s review what an LMS is.

What Is an LMS?

A learning management system is software that helps you manage the training process in a…


Want to showcase your company as a great place to work? Ditch the over-the-top amenities like game rooms and nap pods for something employees really want.

A Deloitte survey of young professionals found that “ opportunity to learn “ was one of the most desirable benefits an employer can offer. To make training effective, it’s crucial to provide learners with high-quality content. In this article, we’ll show you how to create a training module that will keep your employees motivated and engaged in the long run.

What Is a Training Module?

A training module is a building block of an online course or the whole…


In today’s business, the only constant is change. To keep up with the times, companies need to continually upgrade their systems, implement new technologies, help their employees learn new skills, and invest in their professional development. One of the most effective tools for sustaining growth in this fast-developing world is providing continuous employee learning. So, if you want to maximize the human resources you have, see how you can introduce continuous learning into your corporate culture.

What Is Continuous Learning?

Continuous learning is the process of constant skill and knowledge development. …


Books may have lost the leading role in education, but they remain an invaluable source of unique and fundamental knowledge. We have collected the best instructional design books and some other books that don’t guide through the practice of instructional design directly but can be and are used to create eLearning experiences much more effectively. Let’s begin.

The Classics

We don’t hesitate to call these books classics because they are most often mentioned by experienced course developers, company leaders, and eLearning pioneers — people who know both sides of instructional design: theory and practice. …

Kseniya Ibraeva

Digital Marketing Specialist at iSpring Solutions www.ispringsolutions.com

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