Happy New Year, E-Learning Heroes!
Can you believe we completed our first calendar year of challenges? Thanks to everyone who participated in one or more challenges over the past year.
For this annual recap, I wanted to highlight some of the popular challenges, demos, and templates you and your fellow community members shared over the past year.
Challenge Leader Board
I thought it would be interesting to know how many users have completed 10 or more challenges. The following list represents completed challenges and should not be interpreted as any type of ranking or endorsement.
|Community Member||Completed Challenges|
|Jackie Van Nice||63|
| Allison Nederveld
Ana Lucia Barguil
| Dana Dutiel
Most Popular Challenges
More than 1,100 demos have been shared since we launched our first e-learning challenge in 2013. Here are some of the most active challenges that included 25 or more entries.
- Instructional Design Tips (40 entries)
- Using Intetactive Sliders in E-Learning (28 entries)
- Interactive Step Graphics in E-Learning (33 entries)
- Interactive Org Charts in Online Training (33 entries)
- Flat Design Graphics for E-Learning (31 entries)
- E-Learning Games for Kids (30 entries)
- Show Us Your E-Learning Portfolio (29 entries)
- Audio Recording Tips for E-Learning Designers (28 entries)
- What Do E-Learning Designers Really Do? (27 entries)
- Creative Resume Templates for E-Learning Portfolios (26 entries)
- Digital Magazines and Interactive E-Learning (26 entries)
- What’s In Your Course Design Toolkit? (25 entries)
- Death, Taxes, and E-Learning Mistakes (25 entries)
- Virtual Tours in Online Training (25 entries)
Most Popular Downloads and Freebies
Here are some popular recaps that feature free templates, graphics, and downloads shared in the community challenges.
- 20+ Interactive E-Learning Games and Examples
- 10 Free E-Learning Game Templates for Articulate Storyline
- 11 Free Tabbed Navigation Templates for Articulate Storyline
- 12 Free E-Learning Games for Articulate Storyline
- 10 Fresh and Free E-Learning Templates for Articulate Storyline
- 5 Free E-Learning Games for Articulate Storyline
This Week's Challenge
Technically we're still on winter break and there aren't any challenges this week. If you're itching for a challenge, why not write up a blog post or start a forum discussion to share your favorite challenges from the past year.
I like how Jackie Van Nice wrote about her favorite challenges. She included several categories which are great starting points for your own articles:
- My 3 Favorite Challenges from David
- My 3 Favorite Challenges Where I Loved the Entries
- My 3 Favorite Entries
Here are a few more suggestions from Kimberly Bourque Valliere:
- Easiest Challenge to Complete
- Most Challenging Challenge to Complete
- Favorite Entry from Another User
Feel free to use the comments below to share one or more of your favorites from last year.
Thanks again for everything you share, E-Learning Heroes. Have a great 2015!
New to the e-learning challenges?
The weekly challenges are ongoing opportunities to learn, share, and build your e-learning portfolios. You can jump into any or all of the previous challenges anytime you want. I’ll update the recap posts to include your demos.
If you have a blog, please consider writing about your challenges. We’ll link back to your posts so the great work you’re sharing gets even more exposure.
If you share your demos on Twitter, try using #ELHChallenge so your tweeps can track your e-learning coolness.