eLearning Design and Development

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Educational Pinball - Comparing eLearning To A Game Of Pinball

Educational Pinball - Comparing eLearning To A Game Of Pinball

Recently I had been trying to think of an effective way of visualising the e-learning process and the mechanics behind it, which would allow me to give a more considered approach for the courses on which I am working, and strengthen the effectiveness of the learning content. In addition, this would help me improve my ability to clearly explain the reasoning behind my course material development.

Video As A Learning Tool: A Mixed Blessing?

Video As A Learning Tool: A Mixed Blessing?

Do you think the use of video during the instructional process helps or distracts the learner? Is video a mixed blessing? In our world of e-Learning, video has become an important element in the eLearning process as, according to research, visual demonstration of something new can lead to successful results. Yet, many eLearning developers hesitate to use this powerful tool. But is this hesitation an unfounded fear?

The Use Of Music And Animation In eLearning

The Use Of Music And Animation In eLearning

Do you think that introductory music and animation clips help, motivate and engage the participants of an e-learning course? Do genre, volume level and duration affect their concentration? Do music and animation clips constitute an attention grabber or an annoyance factor? Apparently, views are conflicting and experiences differ.

How To Create Interactivity That Works

How To Create Interactivity That Works

How many times you have come across sessions that make you click various on screen objects and claim to be interactive? How many times you have talked to vendors who claim their content to be interactive because it has quizzes after every 5 screen? I guess the answer will be a plenty of times.

Video In Training And Education

Video In Training And Education

At least partly because of the huge success of YouTube, people get excited today about the potential of video for training and education particularly in the context of e-learning and distance learning. There is a lot of hype about it but we need to examine the real benefits before plunging in. 

Test And Assess – Be A Curator!

Test And Assess – Be A Curator!

Paint cures but what’s that to do with testing? Curation as a process has been going on a long time; you probably had teachers who shared reading lists, sites of interest, things to do on your next family vacation.