eLearning Best Practices

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The Impact Of Tiredness And Fatigue On Learning

The Impact Of Tiredness And Fatigue On Learning

Do you think about the impact of tiredness and fatigue on learning? What effect could these have on your training design? Well, unless you can regulate your learners' sleep patterns, tiredness may seem a little beyond your control. For fatigued learners the challenge is to pique their interest, so that a subject becomes fascinating. However, there are a couple of useful thoughts.

5 Time-Saving Tips for Online Instruction

5 Time-Saving Tips for Online Instruction

Do you check your email before breakfast? Ever feel like your online class is taking over your life? Online instruction does operate at its own schedule, but the schedule should not control you. Here are some time saving tips for the online teaching environment.

Going Global eLearning Best Practices

Going Global eLearning Best Practices

Picture this scene: you are the eLearning guru at your small to medium sized company. Your company grows, which means more work for you and maybe even additional staff to share the burden, this is great. However with growth comes a wider audience. With International growth comes an even more diverse audience with potential language barriers and connectivity issues. But this is not a problem for you, eLearning Guru. You can handle anything that comes your way!

Progressive Education: The Rising Power Of Student Voice

Progressive Education: The Rising Power Of Student Voice

Read many current educational articles or twitter feeds, and it becomes pretty clear that progressive educationalists are gaining voice. Project based, constructivist, experiential, problem solving curriculum is lauded and promoted at every turn, and thankfully so. Learning becomes deeper and more meaningful when students participate in knowledge building. However, there are a few educationalists who are really pushing and disrupting the boundaries of progressive education. They are those who believe in student-generated content.

Sticking to the Instructional Design Basics - What, Why, How

Sticking to the Instructional Design Basics - What, Why, How

We often hear about the debate of how Subject Matter Experts meddle with Instructional Strategies and how Instructional Designers do not have the freedom to develop their own product. In this debate we often forget about the target audience, and finally end up creating something for the Subject Matter Experts. This article talks about how sticking to the Instructional Design basics would help satisfy both the Subject Matter Experts and the target audience.

How To Engage Your Learners Without Annoying Them

How To Engage Your Learners Without Annoying Them

One of the worst things your e-Learning course can do is annoy your learners. But sometimes it’s difficult to tell the difference between what’s engaging and what’s annoying. You should certainly do everything possible to make sure your learners have a positive experience—just don’t annoy them.

8 Ways Your eLearning Content is Losing

8 Ways Your eLearning Content is Losing

When the content of your eLearning falls flat, or it just confuses the audience, it can be a stressful affair. From broken narratives to distracting designs and grammatical errors, see why your learners might be looking the other way.

Is eLearning Content King, Queen or a Slave?

Is eLearning Content King, Queen or a Slave?

When it comes to eLearning, content means everything. So even though eLearning technology, structure, presentation and effective assessment methods are key factors for a successful eLearning course and an enriching learner’s experience, if eLearning content is not masterfully designed, all the rest will just go down the drain. So, the questions is how to measure eLearning content effectiveness?