eLearning Design and Development

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Choosing-the-Right-Methods-for-eLearning Factors and Elements

Choosing The Right eLearning Methods: Factors And Elements

Many organisations are now transforming their learning and development programs to the eLearning domain. But choosing the right methods for their business based on their needs is still a challenge. Choosing the right eLearning programs depends upon many factors like proper need analysis, target audience analysis, task analysis, topic analysis, and evaluation methods. Apart from these analyses there is the very important principle of Learning Pyramid created by the National Training Laboratories. Choosing the right delivery methods directly impact effectiveness and cost benefit for the organisations.

7 Tips To Beat Short Attention Spans In eLearning

7 Tips To Beat Short Attention Spans In eLearning

Even if learners are excited about their eLearning experience and can see the true potential in learning the subject matter, they may not be able to concentrate on one thing for too long. There are, however, certain ways that eLearning professionals can beat short attention spans when designing eLearning courses in order to increase knowledge retention and steer clear of cognitive overload.

Interactive eLearning A Key Component In Online Course Development

Interactive eLearning: A Key Component In Online Course Development

There is no doubt that interactivity is a key component in eLearning. This is truer when you are designing a course for online learning where you have to keep in mind that attitudes and learning levels of the learners will all be different.

Therefore, it becomes critical in eLearning to develop only content which is relevant and how it ties in with what the learner is expected to achieve at the end of it. The main point is that learners will be viewing the information, gather information and make decisions of applying it to their real life situations where applicable.

7 Tips For Cost-Effective eLearning Localization

7 Tips For Cost-Effective eLearning Localization

Globalization is everywhere! The transfer of ideas, products, culture, and people has made the world a smaller and more connected place. eLearning has become a major cog in this wheel; it is a viable solution that allows global companies and organizations to reach learners all over the world in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.

4 Ways To Apply Instructional Interactivity In eLearning

4 Ways To Apply Instructional Interactivity In eLearning

How should you design instructional interactivity in order to make your eLearning course highly interactive and engaging? In this article I will share the key components of effective instructional interactivity and I will show you how you can actively stimulate your learners’ minds to successfully experience your eLearning deliverable.

Using C.R.A.P Web Design For eLearning

Using C.R.A.P Web Design For eLearning

This week we are looking at some C.R.A.P elearning. Yes, you read right. If you haven’t seen or heard of C.R.A.P before, it is a set of principles used in visual web design. If you’re not familiar with the principles of C.R.A.P design, this article is for you.

How To Use IFrames And Multimedia To Enhance Your Assessments

How To Use IFrames And Multimedia To Enhance Your Assessments

Assessments can often underwhelm our learners. We invest a lot of time and energy creating rich, engaging content, only to present a bland final impression of the overall eLearning experience via the final assessment.

IFrames, and the use of freely available social media streams, allow us to greatly enhance our assessments and engage the learner in a richer assessment process.

In this article, I will show you how to introduce dynamic and interactive media to your assessments and hopefully engage your learners in new and interesting ways to interact with your content.

How To Create A Motivational eLearning Experience: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals

How To Create A Motivational eLearning Experience: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals

To create factors that stimulate the desire and energy in your learners to be continually interested and committed to your eLearning course; this is the art of eLearning motivation. But how can you perfect this art? In this article I will share 6 key tips to create motivational eLearning courses, so that you can offer your audience a deeply interesting and engaging eLearning experience.