eLearning Design and Development

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6 Scientifically Proven Brain Facts That eLearning Professionals Should Know

6 Scientifically Proven Brain Facts That eLearning Professionals Should Know

In this article, I will share some scientifically proven brain facts that you'll want to take into consideration before creating your next eLearning course. Keeping these interesting brain facts on hand may allow you to develop eLearning courses that offer the most value and benefit to the learner, given that you'll have a more comprehensive understanding of the inner works of the brain.

7 Tips To Choose Multimedia For Your eLearning Course

7 Tips To Choose Multimedia For Your eLearning Course

In this article I will discuss the basics of selecting the multimedia that will draw in the learners and will provide them with the best possible eLearning experience, without taking away any from the value of the core content itself. I will share 7 eLearning tips on how to use the ideal multimedia tools, so that you can make an aesthetically pleasing, high quality eLearning course.

Individualized eLearning is a Necessity!

We demand high quality content, personal interaction and real value whenever we buy a product or a service. But why then is eLearning focusing on big crowds, low quality video lectures, scripted teachings and impersonal and useless multiple choice tests? We need to put more focus on the individual student, on producing high quality content and on giving each person the feedback she needs to actually learn something new.

Corporate Training Tips: Designing for Global Audiences

Corporate Training Tips: Designing for Global Audiences

In today’s global economy, we often find ourselves designing corporate training — be it e-learning, m-learning, or classroom (ILT) — for audiences around the world. Keeping some important considerations in mind during the design process will ensure your training delivers on its objectives, no matter where your audience is located.

Use Perfect Learning Objectives To Boost The Quality of your e-Learning

Use Perfect Learning Objectives To Boost The Quality of your e-Learning

The best way to create terrible e-Learning is to dump content in an authoring tool (as if it was PowerPoint) add some questions and call it a course. Everybody knows (or should know) that learning development starts with defining clear learning objectives. This blog post precedes the course and tool to explain to you the basics on how to create good learning objectives. 

Listen Up - Coursera, iVersity, and Udemy!!!

Listen Up - Coursera, iVersity, and Udemy!!!

I recently took a couple of courses from Coursera and iVersity. The former is an established American name in the world of MOOCs while the latter is European and showing tremendous growth. I also took a course from Udemy, which is a major player in delivering reasonably good quality free and paid courses. In this post, I’ve…well…identified a few basic issues related to learner engagement.