eLearning Design and Development

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March 6, 2016

5 Ways Of Using Formative Assessment For Actionable Data

Much of the focus in assessments is on outcomes: Did students meet learning goals? In an era of Big Data, we can learn much more by quantifying the learning process through increased use of formative assessments: Are students learning – and if so, how? Here are 5 ways of using formative assessment tools to generate more data.
by Edgar Wilson
February 19, 2016

5 Tips To Use Cinemagraphs In eLearning

When a video is too much and a static image falls short, it is time to tap into the interactive and emotionally-gripping power of a cinemagraph. In this article, I will share the basics of eLearning cinemagraphs, and explore how you can use them in your next eLearning course to make it more effective and engaging.
by Christopher Pappas
February 12, 2016

From Learning Nuggets And Paths To Learning Maps And Learning GPS

Creating effective eLearning is hard, especially when you do not have an eLearning background. In this article I will describe how you can improve your eLearning by creating smaller modules, tie them together in learning paths, and then a learning GPS will plan your learning route. I will add a future outlook for learning as well.
by Kasper Spiro
February 8, 2016

7 Tips To Fact Checking eLearning Courses: A Practical Guide For eLearning Professionals

As the famous American writer and satirist, Mark Twain, once said: “Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please”. Giving your eLearning audience information that is supported by concrete evidence is part of the eLearning professional's job description. In this article, I'll share 7 tips for fact checking your eLearning courses, so that you can rest assured you’re offering your online learners true and up-to-date subject matter.
by Rory Cameron
February 3, 2016

5 Tips To Create Your First eCourse Like A Pro

Developing an eCourse on any topic or in any subject field requires many of the same things as developing a regular course; it is only the delivery that changes. Keep that in mind as your look at the following 5 tips for creating your eCourse like a pro.
by Julie Ellis
February 2, 2016

7 Tips To Use Visual Metaphors In eLearning

Metaphors are a powerful tool all on their own. However, adding visuals into the mix can make them an amazing eLearning resource. In this article, I will share 7 tips on how to use visual metaphors in eLearning, regardless of your subject matter or target audience.
by Christopher Pappas