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The Fragmented eLearning Market

The Fragmented eLearning Market

Right before the holiday weekend, I joined Quora — another social network to which I will inevitably become addicted. I have been enjoying prowling through the thoughtful discussions going on there, and particularly enjoying running into Twitter friends there (hey, @mrch0mp3rs!). A recent Quora discussion has prompted me to think about how fragmented the elearning… Read more »

Guest Blog Posts We Would Love to Share

Guest Blog Posts We Would Love to Share

We are proud to use the OpenSesame blog platform to showcase diverse perspectives on the present and future of elearning.  We have shared some insightful guest posts from elearning rock stars like Nicole Fougere and Steve Nguyen in this space in the last few months, and we’ve got some more great ones coming up. Now… Read more »

Collaborate & Integrate with OpenSesame API

Collaborate & Integrate with OpenSesame API

The OpenSesame team believes in collaborating with our technology partners to solve problems and create elegant features for elearning professionals. To that end, we are thrilled to announce the release of the OpenSesame API. Our new read-write API will enable LMS developers to add value to their products through direct integration into the OpenSesame marketplace.… Read more »

customer service guru

How I Became a Customer Service Guru in 6 Months

  I was the most unlikely person to be in customer service. Let’s face it. If you’re painfully shy, the last job you want to be stuck with is one where you’re constantly assisting people with complaints. Yikes! But I was in college and desperately needed a job. Trial by Fire The first couple of… Read more »

OpenSesame Test Drives the Social Workplace

OpenSesame is using Yammer. I confess that I didn’t think we needed a tech solution to communication and collaboration. After all, we’re a relatively small and very collaborative team. When I have a question, I say it out loud and someone answers me. But we are strong believers in understanding emerging technologies by using them.  Clearly,… Read more »

More than Compliance Training

Compliance Training: Tips for Training

Making professional learning and development a priority requires a commitment of time, staff resources and financial investment. Some companies simply don’t have the resources to spare to ensure that their employees have opportunities to develop new skills and knowledge. More than Compliance Training: Tips for Personal Growth When Your Company Won’t Help If your company… Read more »

The Top 10 eLearning Topics for 2011

The Top 10 eLearning Topics for 2011

OpenSesame is building an online marketplace for buying and selling off-the-shelf elearning courses. As we work with course developers, the most common question we hear is, “What courses are in demand?” Here is the product of our latest research. Make these the fodder for your New Year’s resolutions! The Top 10 eLearning Topics for 2011… Read more »

Tips on Researching and Organizing Content

Tips on Researching and Organizing Content

Good design and user interface is only half the battle of creating memorable and effective elearning courses.  The other half is making sure that your course contains meaningful information that will produce results for learners.  We have some tips on editing and organizing content for course creators who are partnering with subject matter experts or… Read more »