Claire Boucher

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Learning Design

How seductive details are harming your learning and training

Seductive details could be negatively impacting your training outcomes. What are seductive details, and how can you avoid them?
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What is the opposite of onboarding? Meet "Offboarding"

What is the opposite of onboarding? Discover the essential process of offboarding and how to perfect it.
Learning Design

The Most Effective Training Methods for Employees

Understand and compare the most effective training methods to upskill and reskill your employees.
Learning Design

5 Steps to Great Learning Design

Here are the five, fool-proof steps our learning designers use every time they develop award-winning learning courses.
Accessibility

Why is WCAG 2.1 so important?

What is WCAG 2.1, and why does it matter? Discover why WCAG 2.1 is so important for creating digital products that are accessible for everyone.
Learning Culture

How to create teams that are flexible, agile and resilient

T-shaped professionals add flexibility, agility and resilience to teams. But what are they, and how can you build them in your teams?
Learning Design

Why you need learner personas (and how to write them)

Learner personas are an essential tool for every learning designer and training course creator. Learn why they're so important, and how to write excellent learner personas.
Learning Design

How long should training courses be?

There's a lot of debate around the ideal length for eLearning training courses. Discover what the science says.
Learning Design

3 learning goals every team needs to measure

Collecting data and using it to make informed decisions is essential for training and learning teams. What learning goals and metrics should trainers and learning designers be collecting data for? Get our top three recommendations.
Other

How to prepare for The Great Resignation

Are you prepared for the The Great Resignation? With the right preparation, turn what might feel like a business risk into a huge opportunity for business growth and success in 2022.
Compliance

Using AR and VR in safety training

Augmented reality and virtual reality training programs have huge potential for in the realm of compliance and safety training. Yet adoption has been slow in the industry. Discover why, plus tips for developing your own AR or VR training programs.
Compliance

Safety training courses for every type of business

Is your workplace as safe as it could be? In this blog, discover different safety training courses for your team that could improve the safety of your business today.
Compliance

How to use eLearning for safety and compliance training

Learn how to maximise your training ROI through online learning to meet your safety and compliance requirements
Compliance

How to deliver safety training on any budget

Every business needs safety training. Discover how you can maximise your time and budget.
Accessibility

What is digital accessibility?

Why is digital accessibility so important, how is it measured and what does it look like?
Software

What is xAPI?

xAPI is a new way to capture and share data about learning experiences. Learn how xAPI works, and if xAPI is the right structure for your business.
Software

What is SCORM?

What is SCORM, how does SCORM work, and why is it important for eLearning authoring tools to be SCORM compliant? Find out if SCORM is right for you, and is SCORM really dead?
Learning Design

3 reasons you should be telling stories in your training

If you're not telling stories in your training courses, you're missing out on a huge opportunity.
Software

Which HowToo plan is right for me?

Starter, Creator, Growth - find out which HowToo plan is ideal for your business.
Learning Culture

What is "learning in the flow of work" and why is it the most important idea this decade?

A new paradigm for corporate learning strategies, learning in the flow of work has been steadily gaining traction in the past few years. Discover what it is, and how it could work for you.
Software

How to choose the best way to share your training courses

Discover the differences and advantages of different eLearning distribution methods, including Learning Management Systems, All-in-one platforms and more.
Learning Culture

How small businesses can train employees 3x faster

eLearning and digital training has exploded in popularity - for good reason. Small businesses can often reap the most benefit from an online approach to sharing expertise and upskilling their teams. Find out why in this blog.
Learning Design

Why learning outcomes are critical for engaging learners (and how to write them)

Don't know what a learning outcome is, or have trouble writing them? Here's everything you need to know to write or improve your learning outcomes.
Learning Culture

The best times to upskill your team

If you're thinking about training or upskilling your team, consider the best times to introduce a new learning and development program.
Learning Culture

The best methods for upskilling your team

Want to boost the productivity and satisfaction of your team? Check out these tried-and-true tactics for upskilling teams.
Announcements

Female founded Australian startup HowToo secures $2.5M funding in oversubscribed round to disrupt the global digital learning market

Australian startup showing incredible early traction having secured 10,000 users since launch in February 2020
Learning Culture

Why organisations need to upskill their teams

Discover why upskilling has never been more critical or relevant for teams.
Accessibility

4 Examples of Beautiful, Accessible Digital Design

We've rounded up our favourite examples of digital designs that are both beautiful AND accessible.
Accessibility

What is alt text, and why is it so important for learning experiences?

Alt text is incredibly important. Discover what it is and how to do it well.
Learning Design

6 mistakes you could be making that are disengaging your learners

No one wants to create a dud learning experience. Watch out for these 6 mistakes that could be hindering your courses.
Learning Design

5 proven methods for maximising learning retention

We forget a shockingly large amount of what we learn within just a few days. What can be done about it?
Assessments

[GUIDE] 5 things to look for when choosing assessment software

If you're looking for assessment and training software for your organisation, it's important to know what to look for.
Learning Culture

3 Ways to Fight Knowledge Drain

Ever wished you could retain the knowledge of your employees even after they're gone? It's possible with the right strategies.
Assessments

5 Tips for Designing Learning Assessments

Do you have a strategy for crafting killer learning assessments that boost retention? Here are five tips for perfecting your assessments.
Software

Top 9 eLearning Course Creation Tools

Discover the best digital authoring tools available to find out which is the best for your organisation.
Software

What is HowToo?

What is HowToo? Our co-founders share what makes HowToo the best eLearning authoring tool in the industry.
Assessments

3 ways to improve feedback for your learners

Learn how to craft your question feedback for maximum effect.
Learning Design

6 Tips for Converting Face-to-Face Training to eLearning Courses

If you're looking to make the jump to digital, these top tips will help you get it right.
Learning Culture

Training vs. Learning: What's the difference?

Training and learning can represent two very different approaches to team development in your organisation. Which one is better for you?
Learning Design

Learning Models, Theories, Neuroscience - what’s the difference?

There are a lot of different ideas about learning - some supported by rigorous studies, some not. Learn how to navigate the minefield of learning theories, models and neuroscience.
Learning Design

The AGES Model: Learning that lasts

How you can use the AGES model of learning to maximise the retention of course content in your learners.
Learning Design

Why you should care about Cognitive Load Theory

What is Cognitive Load Theory, and why is it so important to consider when developing learning experiences?
Audio

4 examples to inspire your next training podcast

Podcasts have unique advantages for training. If you’re looking to branch out, here are four educational podcasts to inspire you.
Learning Design

What is the future for Augmented Reality and Learning?

In this blog, we’ll make it easy to understand what AR is, and explore possibilities for its future use in the digital learning landscape.
Videos

Is video learning the new ‚Äúdeath-by-powerpoint‚ÄĚ?

Linkedin Learning and Masterclass appear to be taking the world by storm with their video-only courses. But is this actually a good way to teach and learn?
Audio

4 Ways to Maximise the Learning Potential of Podcasts

Podcasts have exploded in popularity and these days, it seems like everyone's talking about them. In this blog, we explore the advantages of using podcasts in digital learning programs.
Other

2020: A Year in Review at HowToo

We look back on 2020 and the incredible journey so far.
Announcements

HowToo wins at the Brandon Hall Awards 2020

The prestigious Brandon Hall Awards are widely acclaimed within the HR and Learning & Development fields for their recognition of excellence in training, learning and talent management.
Learning Culture

4 easy steps to upskilling your team fast

Tap into your biggest asset and prevent knowledge drain
Announcements

Proud Recipients of the Boosting Female Founders Initiative

HowToo is thrilled to announce that we are recipients of the Boosting Female Founders Initiative from the Australian Federal Government.
Learning Design

Why human-centred design is critical for learning

What can bad door designs teach us about how to create effective, engaging learning?
Learning Culture

How to prepare and protect your team in whistleblower situations

Whistleblowing is too important to ignore- learn how to embrace the challenge head-on to prepare and protect your organisation and employees.
Videos

7 Examples of brilliant training videos

We’re always keeping our eyes out for brilliant, creative and unexpected approaches to teaching through videos, so here’s a roundup of our favourites.
Videos

Everything you need to think about before you start filming

Everything you need to think about before you start filming.
Learning Design

5 ways to perfect your learning design for adults

We’ve rounded up five of our favourite tips, techniques and principles that our expert learning designers love to use when they’re designing learning experiences.
Learning Design

Top tips on creating effective remote onboarding 

With the shift to remote and hybrid working, the way we onboard needs to change.
Other

How to rapidly pivot an organisation in response to unexpected change

Read how Campbelltown City Council were able to rapidly transition from face-to-face learning to digital courses.
Learning Design

What is Constructivism?

And more importantly, how can you use it to change behaviours and boost knowledge retention?
Learning Design

What is microlearning?

What is microlearning? And more importantly, why should you use it?
Videos

How to use Videos for effective learning

Videos are much more interesting than text, but how can we use them most effectively in learning courses?
Learning Culture

How to create self-motivated learners

It's the holy grail: a team of employees eager to learn and upskill without being reminded again and again. Learn how to develop a culture of self-motivated learners.