Getting Started in eLearning

eLearning is one of the hottest, fast-growing industries in the world today. There’s a lot to learn and no better place to find resources to help than The Learning Guild. The Guild offers an extraordinarily deep well of information about eLearning, from tools and technologies to management and instructional design. We offer online events, conferences and expositions, Learning Solutions online publication, Guild Research, webinars, eBooks and whitepapers, networking opportunities, and much more. This page is designed to give you some solid suggestions about where to start.

Accessing Guild Resources

In order to provide you with the resources you need to success in eLearning, most of our content is available to you with a free Guild membership.

Upcoming Events

Whether you’re just starting out in eLearning, or you’re a seasoned expert—join your L&D peers and industry thought leaders at Learning Solutions Conference & Expo. You’ll discover how technology enables real, practical answers to the challenges you and your organization face and you’ll take a deep dive into every facet of instructional design. To get a feel for the program, visit the Learning Solutions website.

Realities360 Conference & Expo is the premier AR/VR event for learning. Realities360 focuses exclusively on the strategies and opportunities of virtual and augmented reality with sessions, workshops, products, and services tailored just for the learning and development industry. You’ll immerse yourself in these technologies and engage in conversations that enable you to put those experiences into the context of your work. For more information, check out the Realities360 website.

DevLearn Conference & Expo is where the entire industry gathers to explore what’s now, what’s new, and what’s next within our industry. It is the place where you can meet with industry thought leaders, share strategies with colleagues, discover best practices, and learn about the hottest topics and ideas for learning. Join the community of industry pioneers that are defining the future of training and performance! Explore the DevLearn website.

Guild Research and Publications

All of our publications are accessible with a free membership. Check out the Moving to eLearning series to start:

Learning Solutions Online Publication

Learning Solutions Publication offers many articles for beginners, and continually shares updates on important industry trends. Here are some articles to get you started: