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How To Improve eLearning Course Design Usability By Adopting The 10 Usability Heuristics

Asynchronous eLearning is different from traditional classroom studying and requires strong motivation and self-discipline from learners. As there is no person-to-person contact and immediate reaction to problems emerging in the process of learning, eLearning professionals should pay special attention to eLearning course navigation and usability. To help you remove all the barriers to effective eLearning course design the article provides an idea of what eLearning usability is and how to improve it by applying common usability heuristics. 

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.

Can Your Training Sell?

Corporate training already breaks the bank. Is there a way to utilize courses to bring back the Benjamins? Consider customer training: it’s table stakes if your product or service has any sort of learning curve. Your customer training may be a cost center, but it doesn’t have to be.

The Evolving Role of Trainers in Corporate Learning

With the emergence of newer platforms of learning, the worth of one-to-one interactions in learning cannot be over-stated. The trainer plays a pivotal here – a role which is nevertheless evolving with the changing needs of the corporate learners. In the corporate scenario, the trainer now plays multiple roles to suit the needs of the modern workplace learner.

4 Ways to Personalize Your Online Training

4 Ways to Personalize Your Online Training

Online training has a bad—and incorrect—reputation for being impersonal, boring and lifeless. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Good online training can be personal and engaging. And it’s also full of life—in a recent survey, 72% of companies included said that e-Learning keeps them up-to-date with changes in their industry, which helps them remain competitive within their niche.

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.