Latest Articles by Sarah Cordiner

Stop Planning, Start Doing: Why Researching Your Course Content is Holding You Back

By Sarah Cordiner / 12/09/2017

Great courses have been well researched and are brimming with useful, implementable and factually correct information.  So of course a bit of research is going to be on the cards for all of us Edupreneurs.     However, way too many edupreneurs use ‘research’ as the perfect procrastination station and never get to market. They…

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Why You Need To Stop Waiting For Your Perfect Online Course Idea

By Sarah Cordiner / 07/09/2017

“I Don’t Have the Right Online Course Idea Yet!”  Ever heard yourself say this? If so, this post is for you……   Every day I hear people say to me things like ‘I’m not creating any courses yet because I’m just waiting until I figure out what my topic should be’; or ‘I’m going to…

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4 Ways To Overcome The Overwhelm of Online Course Creation

By Sarah Cordiner / 13/07/2017

  Whether it’s the first course you’ve created online, or your 1000th, there’s nothing quite like creating something that has the potential for millions of people to access and benefit from. Despite the excitement of this prospect, it can also incite fear and overwhelm into a course creator and freeze them in their tracks.  So…

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17 Ways To Cultivate a Learning Culture in Your Organisation

By Sarah Cordiner / 07/07/2017

The learning culture of an organisation can be easily overthrown by even the most formidable learning and development departments Strategy cannot always ensure success. The learning culture of an organisation can be easily overthrown by even the most formidable learning and development departments.  Creating sustainable organisational change means having a strong and effective culture around…

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The Three Major Impacts That ‘Environment’ Can Have on Adult Learning Programs

By Sarah Cordiner / 05/07/2017

We do not learn in isolation All adult learning, even self-directed learning, rarely occurs “in splendid isolation from the world in which the learner lives; it is intimately related to that world and affected by it”. (Jarvis, 1987). Adult learning does not occur in a vacuum. What we need or want to learn, the opportunities…

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How To Enhance and Inform Your Training Plans Using Accredited Frameworks

By Sarah Cordiner / 04/07/2017

“You don’t need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to training design.  Most of the hard work has already been done for you” @CordinerSarah Use what’s already freely available to help you create quality learning experiences We’ve all heard of the old saying ‘don’t reinvent the wheel’, yet many educators and course designers still…

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The Biggest Barriers To Organisational e-Learning

By Sarah Cordiner / 03/07/2017

Why are so many businesses not yet benefiting from organisational e-learning?   Even though e-Learning has been around for over 20 years, you’d be amazed at how little it is yet being used in organisations for employee training and development. E-Learning doesn’t always suit every learning and development situation, but in a world where employees…

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The Benefits of Hiring Guest Speakers vs Training Organisations For Your Employee Development

By Sarah Cordiner / 01/07/2017

You don’t always need a training organisation. Reduce costs and maintain quality with professional speakers for your employee training – Sarah Cordiner Do you really need a registered training organisation to deliver your next employee development workshop? If your staff training absolutely requires an accredited outcome, then a RTO (Registered Training Organisation) – or a…

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11 Ways To Make Your Online Course Go GLOBAL

By Sarah Cordiner / 30/06/2017

  We’ve all heard of the ‘7 figure online course launches’ and the endless passive income that online courses are bringing to many entrepreneurs and experts.  But the truth is, many online course launches are a miserable flop.  In this article, learn 11 ways to ensure that your hard work pays off.   As soon…

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4 Ways To Increase Practical Participation in Online Learning

By Sarah Cordiner / 20/06/2017

The Need for Involved Learning There is no learning quite like getting your hands stuck in and learning your profession by ‘just doing it’. Allowing our learners to ‘have a go’ in a situation as close to real-life as possible will enhance the learning experience considerably, as we retain more information when we physically practice…

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