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How to Develop ELearners’ Critical Thinking Using LMS?

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How To Develop ELearners’ Critical Thinking Using LMS? eLearning Critical thinking, according to The Critical Thinking Community, is a process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning and communication. In other words it is a process of investigation, interpretation and judgment. .

7 Ways to Create Engaging eLearning Using Articulate Storyline

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Take a look at these suggestions to create engaging eLearning from the Articulate community. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design storylineIn Articulate Storyline this is achieved […].

Tips for Developing ELearning In-House

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If your organization is in need of course development, then you generally have two options: create the material in-house, or outsource the development to another firm. That said, I have found that many organizations will first try to keep content development and management in-house to leverage their current workforce. elearning This is a recipe for disaster.

Actively Partnering for eLearning Development

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Confucius Content development is anything if not predictable in its annual, quarter or monthly resourcing. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy collaboration design development elearning eLearning content eLearning course design elearning development outsourcing

Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning

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Then does it have any relevance to eLearning? Analytics can be used not only for businesses but in many other fields that impact our daily lives including eLearning. How does it work for eLearning? When learners interact with an eLearning course, they leave behind digital traces of their activities. I am sure you already know about ‘analytics’. Well, yes. Is it useful?

eLearning Adoption at NRMA

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One of the great joys of my role here at B Online Learning, is when I get to work with individuals, groups or companies who are starting an eLearning journey and my role is to help them start. With so many projects or business change initiatives the first step is the hardest part, it contains […].

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The Worst eLearning Course Ever

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This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning. You can help keep bad eLearning away from your association. You read the title correctly. What follows is a combination of things that give Digitec-ies nightmares and headaches. Instead, I built a monster course that showcases a number of these violations in all of their infamy.

Surf’s Up: Riding the Waves of eLearning Trends

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Every day there are new eLearning trends that absolutely must be implemented immediately. Stop drowning in information, consider this your surf board, to ride the waves of eLearning trends. Paddling, Popping up, Carving, and Wave Riding: Four Important eLearning Trends. However, implementing these four important eLearning trends will have you doing a soul arch in no time.

Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

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I was able to talk with many training and development representatives from a wide variety of organizations about their LMS needs. Once again Gamification tops the list of eLearning trends for 2016, as more training departments and continuing education providers seek new methods to engage learners and increase retention. What excites you?” Are they on your must-have list? Gamification.

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The Importance of eLearn Source Files

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In the time that I have been working in the eLearning industry (about 20 years), I have noticed one truth from the clients side and that is that content vendors come and content vendors go. This is not a bad thing of course, unless you’re a content vendor on the ‘going’ side of the equation, […].

4 Best Practices for Keeping an Organized eLearning Video Library

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But it got me thinking… you need to keep these same ideas in mind as you build and organize your eLearning Library. This same idea works with your eLearning library too – keep only what you’re going to use now and discard the content that’s only taking up space. The best eLearning libraries provide content “just as needed.” It’s March! I saw items I no longer wear.

Dense eLearning Isn’t Smart

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That’s not something you want to see in the feedback for your association’s eLearning. Luckily, there are ways to make eLearning more digestible, regardless of the subject matter. Think of your eLearning as a pool. Only include essential content in your eLearning. Make a series of short eLearning offerings rather than one big one. “It was too much all at once.

3 Questions to Consider Before Developing New eLearning

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Developing new eLearning is a big undertaking. Why are you considering developing this eLearning? eLearning courses do not exist in a vacuum; they’re designed to address needs, wants, and requirements. It would be great to have unlimited time and resources for creating the best eLearning humanly possible. Related questions include: Is it mandatory training?

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

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If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary. For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. Had your fill of alphabet soup?

9.5 Essential eLearning Development Tips

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In this blog post, I mention nine and half eLearning development tips that could save you time, money, and help your eLearning to be more awesome than it already is. So if you are am elearning developer or instructional designer, these tips are going to awesome. #1. These could be eLearning interactions , graphics, quizzes, design elements, etc. The post 9.5

Using a Conversational Tone in your eLearning Courses

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In my last blog post, I explored the Modality Principle from the book Elearning and the Science of Instruction by Ruth Colvin Clark and Richard Mayer. Adult Learning Principles eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course In this post, I’ve decided to examine another principle in the book – the Personalisation Principle in Chapter 8.

SA Water & B Online Learning Win LearnX Platinum for eLearning Adoption

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In this post find out the challenges faced by SA Water learning and development and how B Online Learning provided a solution using LearnFlex LMS and developing content with Articulate Storyline that led to a 2016 LearnX Platinum Award for Best eLearning Adoption. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy LearnFlex Tips Learning Management System authoring tools design elearning eLearning course design instructional design LearnFlex learning management system storyline2

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Practical eLearning Experience for Universities

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One of the great aspects of our Master eLearning Course is that it brings together people from a diverse range of industries and backgrounds and many are brand new to the eLearning space. Lately we’ve noticed increasing numbers of people enrolling from the University (Higher Education) and the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sectors. We […].

Different Ways to Assess Learners Online

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eLearning Glossary Part 2: More Commonly Used Terms

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Previously we dug into the alphabet soup of eLearning terms and acronyms. ADDIE- The ADDIE model is a process used by instructional designers and training developers offering guidelines for creating effective training. This model is broken up into 5 phases: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. But you weren’t full. You asked for seconds.

Who is the Blended Learner?

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The needs of the learner are paramount when developing a single course, an entire curriculum or a blended training program, as […]. This is the second blog in a series that looks at the learning principles behind blended learning, the needs of the audience and how these are determined, the technologies available and combining all these aspects together.

eLearning Memories of a Millennial Instructional Designer

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What do you picture when you hear the word “eLearning”? I’d like to share my first impressions of it, from back before I’d ever heard of “eLearning.” That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it. What do you think of when you hear the word “eLearning?”. This was years before I became an instructional designer, back when I was a kid.

Learner-Centric eLearning Design

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Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design learner centric Master elearning Course rapid eLearningYears ago when I was learning to be a teacher, I was quickly thrown in the deep end to teach a group of adult learners. Prac teaching’ can be a daunting experience. It took [.].

Learning and Cognitive Load

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Adult Learning Principles eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design eLearning strategy instructional design online learning rapid eLearning In a previous post, I looked at the fundamentals of cognitive load theory.

Applying the Modality Principle in eLearning

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In a recent eLearning workshop, I was asked if it was really worthwhile using audio in our online modules. It reminded me of the Modality Principle that I had read about in Clark and Mayer’s eLearning and the Science of Instruction. […]. The person who asked the question had previous negative experiences where audio was used.

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eLearning: Attention, Attention!

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by Kevin Siegel        A few years ago I wrote about the  perfect playtime for an eLearning lesson (or module). "  In my  eLearning 101: Introduction to eLearning  class, I discuss learner attention span and refer often to the domestic goldfish.  What kind of attention span are you seeing with your eLearning?

Case Study: Using templates to make eLearning development easier

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B Online Learning recently went through this process when we were selected by NSW Health to be the sole developer for […]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design rapid authoring tools storylineGulp.

Use Gamification to Put Your Learners at Risk!

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It was great day and it was wonderful to connect with some many other eLearning practitioners and meet the Articulate legends a.k.a Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design gamification instructional design Master elearning Course

To Storyboard or not to Storyboard?

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One of the fundamental things drummed into people who have embarked down the path of the eLearning developer is the need to start your development project with a detailed and well planned storyboard. From this document/PowerPoint/flowchart/drawing, your content can be planned, screens can be devised, interactions envisaged and source material can be sculpted so as […].

The eLearning Year That Was

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Articulate eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy elearning Master elearning Course online learning performance storylineAs the financial year ends I thought I would reflect, with pride, on the year that was – from a Learning Coordinator’s perspective. We held training in […].

4 Tips to Writing eLearning Scripts That Sing

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If you’re getting started on a new script for an eLearning course, you probably aren’t planning to create a “musical” experience. Here’s my take on the top 4 ways to make your eLearning scripts sing: 1. According to Bean, the first tip to writing a great eLearning script is to write like a human. Okay, now back to your eLearning script. But maybe you should. Awkward.

What are some ways to cut corners, save time, and be more efficient at developeing eLearning?

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Do these apply to eLearning or instructional design? eLearning productivity Be sure that you check out Google’s UX designer, Michael Margolis, tips on productive design (see Google Ventures On 8 Shortcuts For Better, Faster Design Research ). Of course they do :-). Start at the end: What questions do you want to answer? What are customers’ existing workflow and pain points?

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

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One of the biggest pain points of eLearning development is not being able to quickly issues. The answer to almost all your eLearning questions are in Google, but you need to know how to find them. This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. Search Solution: intitle:elearning game ideas. #5 Here we go! #1 This is a fun tip.

Make Performance the Goal

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In most, if not all eLearning and classroom courses, one of the first things mentioned are the Learning Outcomes. After all, they’re the purpose of the course. Unfortunately, in many cases, there isn’t a lot of thought put into them. Here are three examples that I dislike seeing: By the end of this course, you will: Understand something, or Be […].