• Snap Synapse is officially 10 years old today! Woohoo! What started as a side project for a young Web Developer and Instructional Designer in the early 2000s became its very own legal entity on April 30th, 2008. Back then the big project was helping AAA of Northern California, Nevada, & Utah organize their entire library of training content and creating customized eLearning modules for staff at all their branches. We skipped the startup stage and went straight to becoming a profitable company by speaking to the immediate needs of organizations suffering from an overwhelming amount of information and little clarity about how it is all supposed to work together to remain relevant to the people who need it. In the

    Apr 30,
  • Learning and Development holds the keys to the kingdom. No other part of the organization has more insight into the problems of the employees, the flaws in the processes, the bugs in the systems, the quirks of the culture, or resistance of the entire organization to change. No other part of the organization is more critical to surviving change, or better yet thriving within it. Every internal shakeup involves learning to adapt. Every external challenge requires learning faster and better than the competition. No other part of the organization is more directly responsible for attracting & retaining the very people who make or break the success of the organization: the talent who cares enough to develop, to innovate, and to advance.

    Apr 02,
  • Bryan Jones of eLearningArt.com recently conducted an eLearning Trends survey found that video was the second most highlighted trend of 2018 (after Microlearning). To follow up, he reached out to Video eLearning provider Snap Synapse, interviewing Sam Rogers about advice for those just getting started. Here's the 23-minute video interview: If you'd like the read the excellent summary (and enter the $500+ giveaway) head on over to eLearning Art and check it out! https://elearningart.com/blog/elearning-video/

    Mar 26,
  • As President of Snap Synapse, I am often interviewed for podcasts, livestreams, and panels for the Learning & Development industry. Most of the time, I'm brought in for my Video eLearning expertise. So today I thought I'd share some of the most consistent and common advice that I share, in hopes that it will be of use to you in your L&D work. Why Video for eLearning? Video is just another delivery medium, nothing special. However, it does some things better than text, still images, audio, etc. Shows sequence, process, action, or motion better than any other format. Video is ubiquitously usable. People know how to navigate a video and what to expect from it. Better than any other format,

    Mar 05,
  • The eLearning Guild recently released a new eBook compilation, featuring chapters by L&D industry greats Clark Quinn, Diane Elkins, Jeff Batt, Mike Taylor, Melissa Milloway, David Kelly, and (drumroll, please)...Sam Rogers of Snap Synapse. It's full of great ideas about navigation in eLearning. The chapter we contributed was specific to Video eLearning, of course. It's free to everyone, you don't need to be a paid eLearning Guild Member to enjoy this great guide. Go download your copy today!

    Feb 26,
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