eLearning Design and Development

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Top 10 Tips on How to Use Avatars in eLearning

Top 10 Tips on How to Use Avatars in eLearning

In this article I'll share the top 10 tips that will help you to effectively use avatars in eLearning. So, if you're ready to motivate your learners and get them excited about eLearning deliverables, read on to find out how avatars can become an invaluable instructional aid in your next eLearning course.

Responsive eLearning Design

Responsive eLearning Design – Are we ready yet?

Please take a moment to think “do you really need a responsive eLearning design solution?” eLearning industry is driven by the principles of delivering eLearning courses to learn effectively. It has to be learner centric. With every eLearning course we create; it has to impactful, keep the learner’s attention and achieve the learning objective.

What Type Of Video Should I Put In My eLearning?

What Type Of Video Should I Put In My eLearning?

The type of video you choose should match the learning objectives. For instance if the learning objective is, demonstrate asking open ended questions with customers ("How can I help you today?" as opposed to "Can I help you?"), a behavioral modeling video with questions asking the learner to choose a path is ideal.

Flow-control in eLearning

Flow-control in eLearning. From here to where?

A critical piece in efficiency of an eLearning lesson or an eLearning course is the flow control. Do you let your learners choose their own path to learning - potentially missing out on key information in the process? Or do you dictate the steps- sacrificing flexibility for the visibility of the learning path?

How To Bake An eLearning Course

How To Bake An eLearning Course

It occurred to me that instructional design of an elearning course has similarities to baking a cake. What parallels can you think of? What elearning skills are required to go from home baker to professional pastry chef?