Top 5 eLearning Trends to Watch for in 2018

Deb McMahon, Scitent’s President and CEO, PhD In my 20 years at the helm of Scitent, I’ve seen many eLearning trends come and go – and some come back around again. For two decades, Scitent has been a pioneer, helping nonprofits, associations, healthcare entities and for-profit organizations navigate these trends to create a thriving eLearning business. As we kick off …

Microlearning Best Practices

By Katy Mullin, Scitent’s Director of Course Development Scitent has been helping nonprofits, associations and other organizations grow their eLearning business for the last 20 years. During this time, we’ve seen evolving strategies in how content is built and delivered, such as the popular microlearning strategy. It focuses on better learner retention and recall by teaching and delivering content to …

From the Scitent Vault: One of Our Most Popular White Papers

By Deb McMahon, PhD, President and CEO of Scitent In this post, I’d like to revisit one of Scitent’s most popular white papers, “10 Critical Components for a Successful eLearning Business.” For the past two decades, we’ve been on a journey of discovery with our clients – gaining valuable insight into what works best in building a business from online learning. The …

[Video] Certifying & Credentialing eLearning Content: 5 Keys for Success

Highlights from our white paper, Part 2 By Vicky Mossman, VP of Partner Development at Scitent As we discussed in our previous post, creating relevant, engaging and successful eLearning content that is also certified or credentialed can be an arduous process. Scitent has been doing this for twenty years. To help you get the most out of your eLearning content, we wanted …

Should You Certify Your eLearning Content?

Highlights from our white paper, Part 1 By Deb McMahon, PhD, President and CEO of Scitent Credentialed or certified eLearning programs can offer a real strategic advantage for your organization, providing a high-value experience for your learners and boosting brand reputation for you – among other benefits. But, where should you start? If you’re not prepared, this can be a complex and overwhelming process. …

eLearning Badges: Benefits and Best Practices

By Katy Mullin, Director of Course Development at Scitent In eLearning, we’re always looking for effective ways to engage learners. A digital badge is a visual token of achievement in the online learning environment. Awarding badges as part of your online course is a way to acknowledge your learners’ accomplishments – both big and small – as they work their …

CME Course Design

Want to Design Effective Online CME Courses? Here’s What to Avoid.

By Deb McMahon, PhD, President and CEO of Scitent You can’t just simply take the live or print CME activity and put it online. Creating effective online CME resources requires the integration of a variety of content formats, interactivity, topic expertise, and an understanding of the needs of your audience. Given Scitent’s extensive experience in online CME, I’d like to shares the five …

Speaking to PIM President, Michael Lemon, About Changes in Continuing Healthcare Education

When one thinks of quality continuing medical education (CME), one immediately thinks of PIM. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) has been a go-to source for trusted and independent continuing education for healthcare professionals for over 30 years, and Michael Lemon, PIM’s President, has seen much change. Scitent spoke with Michael Lemon about the biggest changes in continuing healthcare education, …

What to Consider When Moving Continuing Medical Education Online

By Deb McMahon, PhD, President and CEO of Scitent Over the last ten years, continuing medical education (CME) has changed. Traditionally, CME has been a live-only activity, but now the format has evolved to a blended learning/computer-based model. And most importantly, CME learning is not just about receiving information in a passive way, but now CME providers ask learners to show that they can …