11 Ways To Beat Self-Doubt & Imposter Syndrome When Creating Online Courses

By Sarah Cordiner / June 16, 2017

Here is a simple fact: it is IMPOSSIBLE to know EVERYTHING about a topic.  There is so much information, science, data, opinions, studies, theories, ideas, discussions and more out there that it is an impossibility to keep up with and retain all of that information in our human heads. As an educator and course creator,…

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Increase Your Student Retention by Contextualising Your Training

By Sarah Cordiner / May 27, 2017

Most experienced teachers will be able to recall a feeling of losing the engagement of a learner at some point in their career. It’s not an easy circumstance to manage – circumstantially or emotionally. Adult learners often have a choice about taking your course, as well as a voice (and in today’s world a very…

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What I Learned About Being a Great Teacher…. (from murderers and thieves….)

By Sarah Cordiner / January 31, 2017

What I learned about how to be a great teacher from murderers and thieves….   What makes a great teacher? There are countless ways to measure the success factors of a great teacher, and many of them are subjective or immeasurable in their nature. The fact is, there are many factors that must combine to…

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Sarah’s New Book: “The Theory and Principles of Creating Effective Training Courses” [Get Your Exclusive Signed Copy]

By Sarah Cordiner / January 2, 2017
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12 Success Tips That I’ll Definitely Be Taking into 2017

By Sarah Cordiner / December 20, 2016

I’ll save the fluffy intro.  Here are 12 things that have really helped me have an absolutely sensational 2016 in business, and that I will definitely be taking into next year – enjoy!   Have a really clear plan A plan is not about writing a to-do list.  It’s about defining exactly what every single…

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8 Ways To Engage the Right Brain Learner in Your Online Courses

By Sarah Cordiner / October 6, 2016

8 Ways To Engage the Right Brain Learner in Your Online Courses The left side of our brain is the logical, analytical and  strategic side of us; whereas the right side of our brain is the visual, creative and conceptual side of us.  Most people fall more into one side than another the majority of…

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How To Engage Heart-Centered Learners in Your Online Courses

By Sarah Cordiner / October 6, 2016

When we are creating courses of any kind, it is critical that we consider the many different learning preferences and learner characteristics that our course will need to engage. In other articles I have talked about how to engage global vs analytical learners; left brain vs right brain learners, kinaesthetic, visual and audio preferences –…

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9 Ways to Increase Completion Rates of Your Online Course

By Sarah Cordiner / August 11, 2016

9 Ways To Increase The Completion Rates of Your Online Course from Sarah Cordiner According to novoed, online course completion rates are extremely low at just 13%.   This is a major problem for online course creators and online instructors.  If our students do not complete our courses, they cannot benefit from everything that it…

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How Long Should Your Online Course Videos Be? 3 Simple Tips For The Perfect Video Duration

By Sarah Cordiner / July 17, 2016

How long should your online course videos be? Here are 3 simple tips for getting the perfect online course video duration.   Us human beings have incredibly short attention spans, and it’s getting shorter and shorter as we continue to be bombarded with information and distractions. Successful online instructors get to the top, because their…

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Engage The Left Brain Learner

11 Ways To Engage The Left Brain Learner In Your Courses

By Sarah Cordiner / May 27, 2016

11 Ways To Engage The Left Brain Learner In Your Courses   As course creators and trainers, we need to ensure that our learning content and delivery is cognitively engaging; and in particular to both sides of our learners brains.   In order to absorb our training, our left brain learners will subconsciously break down…

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