eLearning Design and Development

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Tell Μe Α Story

Tell Μe Α Story

The age-old question: how do you engage learners? And how do you make your training stick? The answer may be simple—just go back to how we were taught as kids, and tell the learner a story.

5 Steps To Create And Deploy A Successful e-Learning Course

5 Steps To Create And Deploy A Successful e-Learning Course

Before you begin to develop your next e-Learning course, it’s important to first define the goals and purpose of the course. Are you looking to create a simple, user-friendly course or a more advanced course involving branching and scenarios? Take a look at your audience, skill set and authoring tool and outline your plan before you begin the e-Learning development process.

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?

8 Important Characteristics Of Adult Learners

8 Important Characteristics Of Adult Learners

Adults are characterized by maturity, self-confidence, autonomy, solid decision-making, and are generally more practical, multi-tasking, purposeful, self-directed, experienced, and less open-minded and receptive to change. All these traits affect their motivation, as well as their ability to learn. So let’s see the adult learners' cognitive and social characteristics, and what instructional designers need to know in order to create the right course content and structure, and adjust their attitude.

How To Convert Your eLearning Course From Boring To FUN!

How To Convert Your eLearning Course From Boring To FUN!

This post is about the approach of using humor in your eLearning courses. Often eLearning is boring and tedious, but it doesn’t have to be! With simple and freeware available on the Internet you can easily incorporate humor into your eLearning environment. By following Keller’s ARCS model you can motivate your eLearners!

17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

The introduction of learning technology and the changing workplace recently increased the importance of adult learning. However, there comes the problem of motivating adult learners. There are a few things that stand in the way to motivating adults to start learning.