Tips on Creating Clear Learning Objectives


Defining clear learning objectives is a challenging first step when creating a course. By providing a clear focus, both the teaching and the learning paths become more coherent and easier to envision. Bloom’s taxonomy is a hierarchical categorization of learning objectives. What are learning objectives and why do they matter? Learning objectives are the goals you want your students to achieve by the end of your course. Alternatives.

5 Different Ways to Make Learning Objectives Work

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Informing your learners of the learning objectives as an event of instruction has not received enough attention from Instructional Designers. Listed here are a few tips of how learning objectives can be creatively leveraged for a more functional elearning design. On-Screen Menu: The learner is able to access the exact section which deals with the selected learning objective. Design E-learning Instructional Design

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, December 20, 2007 My Objection to Learning Objectives After reading this post, you will be able to: Explain two of the reasons why Cammy Bean doesnt like learning objectives Explain your own view of learning objectives Develop an alternative approach to listing learning objectives in your next eLearning course Introduction I hate writing learning objectives.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect


The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. We started with objectives and we’ll continue on through concepts, examples, emotional elements, and putting it together, but here we’re talking about good practice for learning. Once you’ve established good objectives, the next thing you do is make meaningful practice that aligns with those objectives.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

Text not re-sizing in fluid box

Adobe Captivate

I am new to fluid boxes, but I worked through some tutorial and experimented with different setting to solve a problem to no avail – so I am turning to you for help. Problem: When my screen resizes to mobile, the text in the fluid box do not resize. The first screenshot is of the box in laptop scree size, the second shows the problem. The text “Learning Objectives” is just a text box. Hi community.

Easygenerator Adds TinCan Support, a New Editor, More HTML Question Types and Course Templates.


TinCan is the new Scorm standard (link) that allows you to track and trace learning experiences from anywhere. We added a new concept to easygenerator to solve this problem: the course template. A course template is the whole structure (learning objectives, pre assessment, pages and all) of a course. We have released version 8.5 of easygenerator and we have some great new things.


Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

So what’s the alternative? If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Occupying a place on the continuum somewhere between a VLE and a PLE, an ILE is an informal learning environment that a facilitator manages on behalf of a group of learners. An ILE is a scalable and flexible learning environment. Informalise learning.

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Personalized and adaptive learning

Clark Quinn

For reasons that are unclear even to me, I was thinking about personalized versus adaptive learning. It’s kinda simplistic, but I think it may help to differentiate personalized and adaptive learning. no learning ‘styles’ :). meta-learning strategy technology

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. ID student commented: My problem with the industry is that the degree in instructional design is required of management. In Dr. John Currys recent interview series with practicing instructional designers , he asked Dr. Andrew Teasdale what advice he would give to ID students and what he himself did not learn at school that he couldve used.

Assessing online assessments

Clark Quinn

Good formal learning consists of an engaging introductions, rich presentation of concepts, annotated examples, and meaningful practice, all aligned on cognitive skills. Yes, there are learning object repositories, but they’re not yet populated with a rich suite of contextualized practice. Principles of good practice include meaningful decisions, alternatives that represent reliable misconceptions, relevant contexts, believable dialog, and more.

Bloom’s Taxonomy and Learning Games

Knowledge Guru

You have a clear business problem, a related instructional goal, and a desire to incorporate learning games to help you achieve your instructional goal. To answer the question, focus on crafting relevant learning objectives. These objectives should outline what learners need to know, do, or believe/feel to achieve whatever instructional goal you have defined. The Drive authoring tool uses Bloom’s Taxonomy to ensure good objectives. Learn more here.

Engage Your Learner: Add Suspense, Mystery, Intrigue

Kapp Notes

A sense of suspense, mystery and intrigue draws people into games, movies and novels…but rarely learning events. On the other hand, most learning experiences begin with learning objectives which provide the learner no mystery or intrigue or suspense. They give you the answer “You will learn 3 things about…” The learning objectives tell the learner what to expect.

Cost of Augmented Reality Training [2020]

Roundtable Learning

You can use your device to manipulate the computer-generated objects in a 3D space, seeing everything as if it were in front of you, and more because you can see inside objects or manipulate the object size. Prompt them to interact with a 3D model to learn how it works.

Essential Criteria for Choosing the Right Video-Based Learning Model

Obsidian Learning

Video-based learning is a powerful learning tool. The medium is endowed with unique features that make it an effective learning method, able to enhance traditional instructor-led learning approaches and change the way we learn and the way we teach. Also, videos can more easily establish emotional connections, keeping learners more engaged and motivated as compared to traditional learning approaches. But how do you design effective video-based learning?


Cost of Virtual Reality Training: Full VR [2020]

Roundtable Learning

Putting on a VR headset can transport a user to a new location where they can look around themselves, walk up close to computer-generated objects, and interact with items and people. Create a realistic sense of a tense situation and learn how to make critical decisions.

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Spark Your Interest

Then developing online learning or an e-learning course might be your solution. And how do you know that developing online learning is the right solution for you? Our Dummies Guide to Developing Online Learning starts with what is e-learning. Then it explains the advantages of online learning. Also, it discusses the types of online learning and what makes great e-learning. What is E-learning or Online Learning? Learning Models.

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10 Qualities and Skills of a Great Instructional Design Company

Spark Your Interest

For example, you need a new training or e-learning course but. You, and/or your organization, are new to e-learning and you aren’t sure where to start. Your e-learning or training course developer should be an advocate from the learner’s perspective. Likewise, you want whomever you choose to work with to be knowledgeable about how people learn. They should be able to suggest a variety of instructional tools and techniques that support learning.

A new metaphor for e-Learning: learning maps

Challenge to Learn

They have been investigating a learning map metaphor for the past few years. So what did I learn from it? Image of the prototype from the Fraunhofer solutions for learning maps. If you look at the image you will see a course that has several learning paths. The purpose of a map is to give insight to the learner in the content and the possible learning paths. There is no point in presenting alternative paths if you can’t take them.

Cost of Virtual Reality Training: 360º VR [2020]

Roundtable Learning

Putting on a VR headset can transport a user to a new location where they can look around themselves, walk up close computer-generated objects, and interact with items and people. Learners can observe, walk, or move around objects placed in the environment, just as if those objects were real.

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Instructional Design Basics: What Is ADDIE?

Convergence Training

Many people who wind up having training creation as part of their job roles have never had a full opportunity to learn about the basics of instructional design, how people learn, and how to develop training. Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you.


Learning Escape Room – Year 2

Association eLearning

Last year, the Learning Escape Room was one of the most popular features of the Masie Center’s Learning 2016 conference. It was my first experience with an escape room and I was delighted to hear that it was coming back for Learning 2017. The introduction of the Learning Escape Room attracted a lot of attention. Since then the burning question has been, “How can it be used meaningfully in training or learning?” Other clue objects are probably hidden throughout.

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Video Assessments: The Human Connection eLearners Need to Succeed


It’s easy to think that this is just the way learning is, but did you know that back in the ‘80s, a professor nearly solved the problem of how to make sure most learners did as well in class as the top 20 percent? He found that a combination of mastery learning and one-on-one tutoring raised learners’ performance significantly. The problem? Bloom’s 2 Sigma Problem . The problem part was that he couldn’t reproduce his findings on a large scale. .

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Augmented Reality Training: Pros and Cons

Roundtable Learning

If you’re in learning and development, you’ve likely seen or heard of augmented reality as a corporate training solution. There are three types of AR: Image target , in which you overlay a real-world 2D image with video, text, images, or 3D objects . Safe Experiential Learning.

Align, deepen, and space

Clark Quinn

I mean make sure that your learning objective, what they’re learning, is aligned to a real change in the business. First, it has to be something that, if people do differently and better, it will solve a problem in what the organization is trying to do. Second, it has to be something learning benefits from. Make sure that the challenge is sufficient, too, by having alternatives that are seductive unless you really understand.

Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

Learning styles (like visual, auditory, kinesthetic) have much less effect on learning results than other factors, but we often focus on them heavily. As a follow-up question , she asked where I learned the above about Gagné and Bloom. From Tom’s summary: The researchers were interested in which of some of Gagné’s nine events of instruction were most powerful in promoting learning: objectives, information, examples, practice with feedback, or review.

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Best Practices in Online Curriculum Development for Higher Education

Hurix Digital

Here, it is important to keep in mind that online education is not an alternative to traditional learning and so the online curriculum development process is different. A 10-year study conducted by the Online Learning Consortium shows that about 6.7 A good way to approach online curriculum development is to keep the student learning outcomes as the focal point and then navigate through the amazing possibilities offered by the online environment.

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eLearning Rockstars Stage – Using Games to Make Your Training More Effective

The Game Agency

What’s also crazy is how much of that learning is passive, dull, and uninteresting—in other words, not effective. Karl and Stephen, both experts in gamification and gamified learning, are passionate about presenting an alternative to this type of training. Their DevLearn learning stage session showcased how game-based training motivates learners, improves retention, and drives better business results. Showed attendees how to map learning objectives to game mechanics.

How to Become a Life Coach Online: 5 Steps to Success


Problem-solving. For that to happen, you will need to complete the dedicated amount of hours of training and learn more about the business of becoming a life coach, because becoming a life coach is a business on its own. Learning units you can add in your online course.

Teach Yoga Online & Make a Living: Complete Guide


In this guide, you’ll learn exactly how to do that. Alternatively, create package deals mixing your classes with other products you have on offer e.g. a yoga course, or a yoga teacher training program. Tip #5: Keep learning. Uploading learning content on LearnWorlds.

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Designing Well-Framed Assessment Questions with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

The ability to ask questions is critical to learning. Well-framed questions elicit answers that further understanding and dialogue; however, learning to ask the right questions is a difficult skill to develop. Present a definite, explicit and singular question or problem in the stem. Include in the stem any word(s) that might otherwise be repeated in each alternative. Make all alternatives plausible and attractive to the less knowledgeable learner.

Bridge the eLearning Gap with Effective Feedback

360 Training

Apart from the learner’s frustration, ineffective feedback can erect learning barriers that prevent learners from meeting the learning objectives of the course, and result in your hard work going in vain! Here are a few tips to help you fill in learning gaps and maximize learning transfer by writing effective feedback for your elearning courses. Keep in mind that assessments can be effective tools to support learning, not just measure it.

E-Learning in the Automobile Industry: Challenges & Solutions


E-learning has been providing innovative and impactful learning for the corporate sector for more than a decade now. With the steady backbone of technology, e-learning has been able to create training for a variety of audiences and different learning needs. For e-learning to be truly impactful, the rule of thumb is that ‘one size DOES NOT fit all.’. While this might be a good way to learn, it is also a time- and resource-consuming process.

5 Ways to Boost Sales Training Effectiveness

Training Industry

Because there’s a difference between learning and doing. Engage participants before the training If the objective of training is to produce some kind of marked change in participants, the process starts well before the training event does. The alternative is to face implicit rejection and an audience that acts “blasé” – or, in some cases, openly hostile. The most effective training programs I’ve seen consistently link directly and clearly to strategic objectives.

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5 Blended Learning Challenges and Solutions to Those

Enyota Learning

Of course, you know that blended learning, in essence, as a framework, drives a connection between various instructional methods. It is the amalgamation of a variety of modern learning needs and business expectations. Most commonly, a part of the learning takes place over digital or online media and then some more through instructor-led classroom sessions. Much of the learning is directed by the learners (time, the pace, and place).