Online courses must die!
JULY 7, 2010
The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. These days, however, everyone seems to be creating their own online courses and distributing them via an LMS.
6 Must-Haves Of Effective Millennial Online Training Courses
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Are you offering them the online training experiences they need to live up to their tech-savvy potential? In this article, I’ll highlight 6 must-haves that you should include in your millennial online training courses. eLearning Course Design Millennials
7 Tips to Make Your Compliance Online Training Courses Mobile
JUNE 7, 2016
Your employees probably aren't thrilled about your upcoming compliance online training course. In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you turn your compliance online training or certification programs into mobile-friendly online training experiences.
The Worst eLearning Course Ever
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Instead, I built a monster course that showcases a number of these violations in all of their infamy. You read the title correctly. This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
courses –. courses to resources Page 14 3 Have-a-go. opened up our survey online, giving over 200 people the. In our interviews and our online survey, we asked what had helped to make. The phrase "resources, not courses" cropped up again. Moving from courses.
7 Tips to Choose the Right Color Scheme for Your Online Training Course
MARCH 29, 2016
On the other hand, it also has the capacity to evoke anger, confusion, and a plethora of other negative emotions that can hinder the online training process. In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you choose the ideal color scheme for your online training courses.
Different Ways to Assess Learners Online
B Online Learning
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
There are many different ways to assess your learners in an online setting. Most of us have included quizzes or other tests in our online modules as this is a convenient way to track knowledge especially via an LMS.
Guide to Online Course Design [INFOGRAPHIC]
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Today there are a countless number of tips and tricks when it comes to effective online course design, that it can become confusing where to start. Enter the “Guide to Online Course Design” infographic by MindFlash. instructional design online learning
Pricing Your Online Courses
MAY 29, 2015
One of the hardest things to do when selling online is to determine your ideal price. The same is true for when you create and sell online courses. When I speak to people who are creating a course to sell, they often struggle with the best way to price their offering.
Using SEO To Sell More Online Courses
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Creating a course worth buying takes a lot of hard work and commitment – but that is only half of the equation. In the end, if you’re going to be successful selling online courses then that means you need visibility. sell elearning sell online courses
E-Learning Analytics: The ROI for Online Courses
APRIL 7, 2016
Training Web Analytics The basic questions about learners asked and answered: • Which learners completed the training course? • Who hasn't finished or started the course? When did the learners start and/or complete the course?
Online Training: Best Practices for Attending a Live, Online Course
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
Online classes are here to stay. Is there anything worse than logging into your online training two minutes before it starts only to find out that your corporate firewall won't let you in at all? Request to do a test of the online meeting space software with the course registrar at least a week prior to the class and then, if necessary, have your IT department look into getting you access. Online courses will also often come with digital materials.
Using Videos in Online Courses
AUGUST 22, 2013
Done incorrectly, and videos within online courses and lessons can actually have the opposite desired effect: no one will watch. If your quizzing feature is robust enough , you can even insert videos into question and answer choices at the end of a course quiz!
Crash Course For Constructive Feedback
OCTOBER 6, 2016
The post Crash Course For Constructive Feedback appeared first on Knowledge Direct. Feedback is a wonderful thing, when you can understand it. When you can’t… To quote Captain Jack Sparrow, “Well that’s even more than less than unhelpful.” You get the idea.
10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning
APRIL 15, 2016
One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective.
Ultimate List of Online Course Providers
JULY 24, 2014
Chances are that at some point you have considered taking an online course (or perhaps you already have). The process for finding the right course is similar for most people, which goes something like: 1. Search for “topic” +online course.
Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses
JANUARY 6, 2016
Designing courses is passé! L&D’s focus needs to shift from designing one-size fits all courses to consulting with individual learners, their managers and HR, and carving out learning roadmaps for them. Collaboration future_of_work mwl online communities Workplace Learning
9 Tips To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development
MARCH 14, 2017
Employees are the ones who have to take your online training. So, it’s only fitting that they have a direct say in your online training initiatives. This article explores 9 ways that you can maximize employee involvement in online training development.
3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
It is a well-known and accepted fact that videos improve the effectiveness of online learning. Here are three strategies that have shown exceptionally positive response from our cauldron of online learning experience. The video was incorporated as a part of an online learning game.
Guide to Good Online Learning
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Good online learning is deceptively simple but very engaging with a depth of knowledge that is delivered almost without the learner realising they are absorbing it. Boring content makes boring online learning Look critically at what you want to deliver before you start creating online content.
How We Helped Faculty Move Courses Online
JULY 7, 2012
It was a sustainable effort that grew into an ecosystem that enabled the university, in difficult budget circumstances, to develop online courses cost effectively. Each participant has four months to develop and prepare to teach this online course.
Facilitating Online Courses
B Online Learning
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
For the past year I’ve been facilitating our Master eLearning Course while my colleague Ruth McElhone has been on maternity leave (she’s back now).
How to Prevent Cheating in Online Courses
JULY 10, 2013
Inevitably anyone who wants to cheat is going to find a way to do so, be it for an online course or in a normal classroom setting. Cheating can take many forms, but the majority of people will look to cheat on a quiz, especially an online quiz. elearning online learning
Getting Started with Online Member Education
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Yet, how much more could I have learned if I didn’t have to drive across town to take the course? I needed your courses, and attended what I could, but if I’d had access to those courses on my time, my employer would have paid for them. Do they take courses often?
Client Success Story: Tricycle Online Courses for Buddhist Teachings
MARCH 13, 2017
Learn more about the success of the Tricycle online courses below. Tricycle, a not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1990, is working with Thought Industries to make Buddhist teachings and practices broadly available.
Creating a Culture-Agnostic Online Course for Your Global Workforce
OCTOBER 13, 2016
How can you create a good e-learning course for your international workforce? What does it take to ensure the online course is well-received by your learners spread across the globe? Well, you need to focus on a vital aspect – making the online course culture-neutral.
Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning
MARCH 29, 2016
Universities, private colleges, technical institutes and all kinds of private online learning providers can offer courses commit a lot of time, effort, and money into developing their online learning programs, increasing the amount of pressure on learning departments to turn a profit.
Proven Online Course Framework
SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
While every course has its own unique content and audience, there are frameworks that remain the same across all elearning courses that are created (at least the good ones). If you just focus on one of these boxes, then your course will probably be pretty ineffective.
11 Differences between a MOOC and an Online Course
JUNE 26, 2014
I love this definition of MOOCs by Ignatia Inge deWaard in her e-book, MOOC Yourself: “A MOOC is a non-defined pedagogical format to organize learning /teaching/training on a specific topic in an informal, online, and collaborative way.” This captures the key essence of a MOOC highlighting the key differentiators between a MOOC and an online course. Here are some of my thoughts: Unlike an online course which focuses more on content, MOOCs focus more on context.
The importance of places to connect in an online course
SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
Posted in Course Support Interesting Stuff. Not sure about adding a place for learners to connect in an online course? The post The importance of places to connect in an online course appeared first on eLearn Hub.
8 Tips When Creating Online Courses
MAY 16, 2016
If you have never created an online course then it is important to know a few “best practices” to maximize its impact. Just focusing on these components will position your course for success right from the beginning. online learning
A Simple Tip to Add a Personalized Touch to Your Online Courses
MAY 14, 2015
Probably yes, this is the kind of feedback we generally receive in our online assessments or exercises. This becomes even more critical in online assignments / assessments where there is little or no personal contact. Great! Good job! Incorrect! Can do better! Not quite right!
Yale's Online Course Initiative
DECEMBER 12, 2007
Last night in a "blogger only" press conference (love the idea), a team from Yale University announce the launching of seven online introductory courses. Complete courses with audio and video from each class session within the course.
4 New Plugins for Tracking Time Spent Learning in Online Courses
MAY 25, 2016
To provide this requirement, Lambda Solutions has built a set of plugins that allow administrators to track the time learners actively spend in courses and course activities!
Online Course Creation Summit!
MAY 24, 2016
Every week I have the pleasure of speaking to people who are creating online courses. It really is an exciting process and it’s so rewarding to see people do well when they finish their course and begin making sales. However, I would by lying if I said that everyone experiences success selling their course. As you probably can expect it takes a bit of effort to create an online course worth buying, and then market that course effectively.
Motivating Online Learners – the MUSIC Model
B Online Learning
AUGUST 24, 2016
This blog was inspired by one of our Master eLearning Course (MEC) students, Catharina. She wrote a fantastic blog post (in our online learning community) reflecting on her own actions and practice when trying to motivate students completing online courses. Catharina questioned how do we motivate ‘adult learners where the course isn’t compulsory and there […].