eLearning Design and Development

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Effective eLearning Course Navigation Styles: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

The Top 6 eLearning Course Navigation Styles

When designing your eLearning course, effective navigation is essential. In this article I will highlight the 6 most effective eLearning course navigation styles, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each one, in order for you to decide which best suits your learners' needs.

The Art Of Persuasive Learning: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals

The Art Of Persuasive Learning: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals

Persuasive learning can be a powerful tool. It can draw in distracted learners and create an emotional connection with your audience. However, there’s a fine line between eLearning courses that persuade learners to interact with the subject matter and become active participants and those that coerce them into completing the module. In this article, I’ll share some tips to help you use the art of persuasion when designing your next eLearning course.

4 Skills To Include In eLearning For Employable Students

4 Skills To Include In eLearning For Employable Students

As educators we often have a series of objectives to achieve: engage students, impart knowledge, develop their skills, and at the very end of the process, make them purpose-ready. To prioritize, manage, and balance each objective requires careful consideration, and we must not favor one over another. Technological developments in education both challenge and enable the way in which training is delivered. We are constantly innovating the learning environment in order to remain relevant and absorbing. However, in this process, are we endangering our final objective of creating graduates who are fit for purpose?

7 Benefits Of Mistake-Driven Learning

7 Benefits Of Mistake-Driven Learning

We all make mistakes; it is an inevitable part of being humans. However, it is what we do with the experience we collect from those mistakes that makes a world of difference. In this article I will share the many benefits that mistake-driven learning can offer your eLearning courses.

Custom eLearning Content: Lessons Learned

Custom eLearning Content: Lessons Learned

The road to eLearning hell is paved with great intentions, good content… and lousy delivery. A large american telecom had to face the truth of this statement. A new tool and a pretty eLearning approach to teach the employees how to use it. Yet, not all eLearning has the effect hoped for, as it turns out. Some might call it failure, but certainly it is a lesson learned...

Timesaving Design Tricks for e-Learning Developers

Timesaving Design Tricks for eLearning Developers

You know those e-Learning developers who are out there, churning out amazing looking courses? I bet you’re sitting there wondering how they can quickly produce such great content. Well, I’m here to tell you that they have a secret. The secret is that they’re not starting from scratch. That’s right, those tricksters are using templates and other design resources to take their course from white space to a great place in no time at all!

6 Tips To Improve eLearning Course Navigation

6 Tips To Improve eLearning Course Navigation

While high quality content, stunning visuals, and interactive eLearning activities may be essential elements of any successful eLearning course, all of these come second to navigability. If learners cannot navigate your eLearning course, then they cannot become active participants in the learning process. In this article, I’ll shed light on how you can significantly improve your eLearning course navigation.

3 Tips To Spice Up Your eLearning Programs

3 Tips To Spice Up Your eLearning Programs

We all have them; training programs that are nice, clean, get the job done but are just a little plain. Think of your basic macaroni and cheese recipe. Now think of that same macaroni and cheese, but maybe with some bacon, three different ooey gooey cheeses, crunchy bread crumbs on top and maybe some cayenne pepper thrown in to kick it up to the next level. Which macaroni and cheese would you rather eat? Both versions will satisfy your hunger, but which one looks better and makes you want to take action and try it?