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October 29, 2016

5 H5P Libraries To Use In Moodle For Adult Learners

Recently I came across an open source product called H5P, short for HTM5 Package. H5P has several plugins that integrate with Moodle, WordPress, and Drupel. This article will cover 5 H5P libraries used in Moodle and, in particular, how they could be used to engage adult learners.
by Julian Davis
August 26, 2016

5 Tricks To Gain A Learner’s Attention

eLearning is a new perspective way in tutoring, popular with both adults and younger ones. While teaching, we should always take the age specificities into the account. This article is devoted to 5 essential points that will help to grab a learner’s attention, whether they are adults or children.
by Scott Ragin
July 16, 2016

7 Top Tips For Mature eLearners

Your kids are finishing school, and need you less and less. Therefore, you finally have the time to pursue that career you always dreamed about. Here are 7 tips for mature eLearners who have decided to pursue their passion, turn their hobby into a career, or fulfill their academic aspirations.
by Anthony Rayworth
July 10, 2016

4 Tips To Prevent Learner Procrastination In eLearning

Some online learners may abide by the old adage: “why put off to tomorrow what you can do today.” However, there are others who always seem to wait until the last second to complete the learning task. In this article, I’ll explore 5 types of procrastinators that every eLearning professional should know about, and I'll share 4 tips for preventing learners' procrastination in your eLearning course.
by Christopher Pappas
June 15, 2016

eLearning Corrective Feedback: Importance And Approach

“If you don’t know what went wrong… how will you fix it?” is an often repeated mantra. This applies to feedback about a specific initiative being reviewed, and is equally relevant to eLearning environments, where the provider of feedback and its recipient are often physically distant from each other. Here is the challenge, however: How do eLearning designers provide corrective feedback in a setting where they have not met or physically interacted with the learners? In this article, we will look at the importance of providing corrective feedback to learners. We will also review some of the approaches recommended for providing formal corrective feedback. Lastly, we’ll review best practices for ensuring successful feedback sessions.
by Marina Arshavskiy
June 2, 2016

3 Tried And True Ways To Master A New Skill

One advantage of being an adult learner in the 21st century is the access to new technologies, including mobile learning apps. mLearning options actually facilitate the kind of repetitive, bite-sized learning that adults need to acquire new knowledge and master a new skill.
by Peter Murphy