eLearning Design and Development

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6 Tips To Use Positive Reinforcement In eLearning

6 Tips To Use Positive Reinforcement In eLearning

Reinforcement can be a powerful tool in eLearning. However, it is a double-edged sword. While positive reinforcement can get learners on the right track, negative reinforcement can veer them off course. In this article, I’ll share everything you need to know about positive reinforcement, including how to use it in your next eLearning course design.

10 Creative Online Presentation Ideas For eLearning Professionals

10 Creative Online Presentation Ideas For eLearning Professionals

When addressing your audience, you don’t just want to transfer information; your goal is to rather create a captivating and engaging eLearning journey. In this article, I’ll share 10 creative ideas for creating online presentations, so that you can be certain that your online presentation is not only highly informative, but also inspiring and greatly memorable.

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.