eLearning Design and Development

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Flow In eLearning: How To Create A Flow In An eLearning Course?

Flow In eLearning: How To Create A Flow In An eLearning Course?

To be honest - I will not answer to the question posed in the topic. The longer I think about it the stronger I see that I don't have “5 golden rules to create a flow in an eLearning course”. I hope, however, to provide you some food for thought - some directions which could help to find ways of creating flow in eLearning and building heavily engaging eLearning courses.

Action Mapping In eLearning: 7 Benefits For eLearning Professionals

Action Mapping In eLearning: 7 Benefits For eLearning Professionals

Action mapping in eLearning offers a wide range of benefits, very few eLearning professionals take advantage of, no matter how experienced they are. This is because it offers a different perspective to instructional design for eLearning; rather than just offering general knowledge employees should have in order to do their jobs properly, it is focused on meeting specific business goals. In this article, I'll highlight 7 benefits that an instructional design based on the action mapping approach can bring to your organization.

8 Tips To Keep In Mind Before Creating Elearning Courses For Adults

8 Tips To Keep In Mind Before Creating Elearning Courses For Adults

Elearning is a great way for adults to gain new knowledge and skills. Both of which can be used for personal and professional growth. But designers of elearning courses should carefully consider the contents, including the description, subjects, and graphics, and their impact of their programs on their prospective adult learners.

8 Things eLearning Designers Should Learn From Trainers

8 Things eLearning Designers Should Learn From Trainers

eLearning courses used to be considered as a self-learning, formal, static way of building competencies. Their users are expected to learn in minimum time, whereas boring page-turners are not very rare among eLearning offers. On the other hand, trainees are invited from time to time to dynamic, engaging workshops, which provide them with in-depth experiences and heavily influence their minds. Let's discuss which methods used by “traditional” trainers should be taken into account while designing eLearning courses, in order to bring them as close as possible to vivid and effective learning experiences.

How To Speed Up eLearning Content Development

How To Speed Up eLearning Content Development

If you’re the head of training, head of eLearning or part of a team that coordinates learning and development in your organization, you are probably already looking for ways to speed up eLearning content development. In this post, I’ll explain why speed is important and I will show you some ways you can speed up your eLearning content development process.

Test Creation: 12 Guidelines For Writing Awesome Tests

Test Creation: 12 Guidelines For Writing Awesome Tests

Testing the comprehension and retention of the knowledge imparted in a course is an inseparable part of the learning process. Managers and department heads often pay much closer attention to the tests’ results than to the course material itself - for a number of reasons. However, while the importance of testing is well understood, the way test questions are formulated and the methodologies used to compile them into actual tests are often overlooked.

Intrinsic Motivation In Online Training

Intrinsic Motivation In Online Training

Looking for ways to boost knowledge retention and employee participation? In this article, I’ll delve into the basics of intrinsic motivation, one of the most powerful human drives; a fascinating stimulus that is able to convert any online training course into a rewarding and amazingly fulfilling online experience. I will also share 6 tips on how to develop online training activities that will intrinsically motivate your employees.

How To Create Memorable Online Training Courses: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals

How To Create Memorable Online Training Courses: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals

You want to bring the best out of your audience by offering them an excellent online training experience. You have carefully developed your online training course and it is important for you that your content will be retained. But how can employees remember everything they learn? In this article I will share 6 top tips on how to create a memorable online training course that will help employees fully understand and deeply absorb everything you have to offer them.

Extrinsic Motivation In Online Training

Extrinsic Motivation In Online Training

To create an engaging online training experience, you must deeply understand how motivation works. In this article, I’ll share the basics of extrinsic motivation in online training and share 5 tips that can help you add extrinsic motivation elements in your online training course.

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.