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The biggest and most thorough collection of eLearning articles. Anything you need to know for eLearning, written by the top eLearning experts worldwide.

Differentiated Instruction In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Differentiated Instruction In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Every learner comes into your eLearning course with unique learning needs, skills, experience levels, and personalities. This makes it increasingly difficult to provide an individualized learning experience to each member of your audience unless you know the basics and best practices of differentiated instruction. In this article, I’ll share 4 ways to identify the needs of individual learners and 5 tips on how to employ differentiated instruction in eLearning in order to increase the effectiveness of your eLearning course.

Performance Support Tools: Top 5 Things Your Boss Wants To Know

Performance Support Tools: Top 5 Things Your Boss Wants To Know

In this article, through a series of questions, I will provide answers on what Performance Support Tools (PSTs) are and why they must be an integral part of your organization’s learning strategy. I will also share my insights on how they help learners and how they can help address a key challenge that Learning and Development professionals face in terms of increasing knowledge recall, its retention, and application.

How To Create An Effective eLearning Experience?

How To Create An Effective eLearning Experience?

In today’s business scenarios, anyone may be able to create a simple online course; however, creating an effective eLearning course is a different thing altogether. eLearning is becoming a common area where employers can create their eLearning courses with ease; but using several media does not necessarily improve the effectiveness of an eLearning activity. Good Instructional Design is more critical to achieving learning effectiveness than special multimedia effects. In this article I will share a few things you need to know about creating effective eLearning courses.

10 Tips On How To Choose A Custom eLearning Company In India

10 Tips On How To Choose A Custom eLearning Company In India

Choosing the right custom eLearning company is a tall order. The outcome needs to successfully address one or many reasons because of which you began the process of outsourcing. In this article I will build upon the evaluation process and provide tips on how you can choose a custom eLearning company in India using my checklist.

Diagnostic Assessment In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Diagnostic Assessment In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Filling the all-important learning gap is the goal of any eLearning course, but you must first have a point of reference. After all, how else can you track the progress of your learners and determine if their eLearning experience was truly effective? In this article, I’ll highlight 6 types of diagnostic assessment you can use to gauge learners' knowledge before beginning an eLearning course, as well as I will reveal 4 tips to help you incorporate diagnostic assessment in eLearning.

eLearning Modules Are Dead... They Just Don't Know It.

eLearning Modules Are Dead... They Just Don't Know It.

When talking about technology and learning, it’s hard not to think about eLearning modules. They’ve been the bread and butter of digital learning solutions for decades, and the industry behind them has helped many, including myself, feed our families. So I take no joy in predicting that eLearning modules will inevitably be murdered.

True/False Questions: Getting Them Right

True/False Questions: Getting Them Right

True/false questions are well suited for the assessment of both the learner’s retention of specific information from a course and their general understanding of the material. A learner can answer a large number of true/false questions within a short period of time. This enables you to cover a wide area of knowledge and test for understanding of every significant point even if you are on a tight schedule. Note that despite the name, you are not forced to use the “true/false” pair of answers specifically - “yes/no” will serve just as well. Use whatever option works best for you.