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.

Enhanced Learning and Teaching through Utilisation of Web-based Technologies

Enhanced Learning and Teaching through Utilisation of Web-based Technologies

The phenomenal evolution of Internet in terms of access, content, and teaching platforms has resulted in many more individuals considering retraining through blended learning. A market niche for an online Professional Development Award (PDA) in Project Management was identified as a suitable programme to utilise and exploit the available blended learning platforms at Forth Valley College (FVC). The accredited course by Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) and Chartered Managers Institute (CMI) was adopted as the pilot programme, and adapted for online delivery.

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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. 

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. 

Are You Already Microlecturing?

Are You Already Microlecturing?

When it comes to online learning, we are often faced with libraries with untransparent lists of resources, among which there are also narrated slide presentations that could be long from 40 minutes to several hours. These long online presentations are not aligned with our attention span and are not suitable for using on mobile devices also. So what is the solution for this problem? In this article I’ll present microlectures as a possible solution and also the procedure of how to create them.

e-Learning: Challenges and Solutions

e-Learning: Challenges and Solutions

Information and communication tools (ICT), Web2.0 applications, and the impact these resources are having on education are rapidly creating new challenges for instructor and learners faced with learning online. Teaching and learning in an e-learning environment happens differently than in the traditional classroom and can present new challenges to instructors and learners participating in this online learning environment. There is a need in e-learning to identify the challenges and consider best practice solutions to ensure instructor and learner success in this new learning environment.

How To Bring Micro-learning Into Reality?

How To Bring Micro-learning Into Reality?

More than ever before we are in search for ideas and solutions of how to prepare online learning materials which take into account the basic principles of cognitive load theory. In this article you’ll find one of the possible solutions for making online learning experience more memorable by utilizing learning maps which rely on micro-learning framework.