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How To Handle Broken Links In Online Courses

How To Handle Broken Links In Online Courses

The availability of excellent, free web-based resources has led millions of instructors to incorporate online content into their online courses. The problem is that these resources are not permanently available. Copyright violations and repository changes often lead to video and other resources links getting broken. What are instructors, faculty and trainers to do?

MOOCs: Fact or Fiction

MOOCs: Fact or Fiction

MOOCs have been likened to Monsters many a times. But has educational technology been able to successfully tame them? There is an anticipation of the time when the MOOCs will take shape and mature. There is more to MOOCs than we think. Read to know more.

How to Focus Attention in Adult Learning and E-learning

How to Focus Attention in Adult Learning and E-learning

Studies show that focus is a key attribute for performance improvement and success in life. Yet today’s modern workplace is full of distractions, from text to tweets. Check out these effective techniques for increasing focus for adult learners participating in e-learning, classroom training, and other learning events. From nano-learning to rewards, learn how to focus attention and improve e-learning outcomes.

LMS Support: Train Your Staff The Right Way!

LMS Support: Train Your Staff The Right Way!

Implementing a new LMS in your school or organization should centrally support the staff into new environment. Doing this the right way may include facilitating workshops and demonstrations, drop-in sessions and on request training. Further it will require online information with a help desk. Despite of the training efforts you make to minimize the reaction to change, often staff with less tech knowledge are left out. Overcoming these drawbacks can help you save costs on training as well as optimizing the full learning management systems.

Instructional Design Models and Theories

Instructional Design Models and Theories

What follows is not just a simple trip down the history of instructional design, its models and theories. Each of the following 33 instructional design milestones has been chosen not only for its importance in the field of learning, but also for its impact for future generations, research and various related disciplines, such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, demography, and even biology and physiology.