eLearning Design Tips

The biggest and most thorough collection of eLearning Design Tips. Tips to increase retention and interactivity, to create immersive eLearning courses, all the eLearning Design Tips you need to know, written by the top eLearning experts worldwide.

5 Tips To Make Learning Games Effective

5 Tips To Make Learning Games Effective

The worth of games in learning has been explored in education and corporate training. In learning games motivation and engagement are not the main goal. Yes, they definitely help the learners get engaged but the ultimate goal is the mastery of knowledge and skills which are important in the workplace. The ultimate goal is the outcome of the gaming experience - the transfer of knowledge or skills gained onto the job. The article illustrates 5 Tips of ensuring that the goal is successfully achieved and that players LEARN.

Voiceover vs. Subtitling: Which to Use for eLearning Localization?

eLearning Localization: Voiceover vs Subtitling!

It’s time to localize your eLearning course. You have on-text and audio. The text part seems pretty straight-forward, but what do you do with the audio? There are several considerations when localizing the audio component of your eLearning course. Do you choose voiceover recording or subtitling? Let’s start by explaining the difference between the two and then looking at the pros and cons of each one.

How Can We Apply Cognitive Load Theory To Our Instructional Designs So That Learning In Not Too Hard?

Make E-learning Easier: eLearners’ Brain Pain

Have you ever exclaimed, “my brain hurts!” as a result of a learning experience that was too hard? This condition is known as cognitive overload. In this article, we will explore ways to ensure our instructional designs account for this condition to make e-learning easier.

Intrinsic Motivation in Adult E-Learning

Intrinsic Motivation in Adult E-Learning

Motivation is a critical issue for e-learning. Learners who lose their motivation do not learn, whereas learners who gain and maintain motivation learn what they need and persist to the end of the instruction. How can instructional designers motivate learners in an e-learning context? Designs based upon sound instructional theory integrating intrinsic motivational features are the answer.

4 Rules for Using Graphics in eLearning

4 Rules For Using Graphics In eLearning

If you’re an instructional designer, educator, SME or you’re just interested in eLearning design, this article will give you a resume of 4 essential rules for proper use of graphics in your eLearning project. At first sight it seems quite unusual that something so obvious like inserting images into your eLearning project needs special rules. But by following the findings from the cognitive theory, the right use of graphics provides better learning experiences.