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Should We List the Learning Objectives?

Experiencing eLearning

A lot of elearning starts with a list of formal learning objectives. “By the end of this course, you will be able to…” But should we really start our elearning this way? This helps them understand what they are expected to learn and how their progress will be assessed. Or maybe not.

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How to Create Clear Learning Objectives

Association eLearning

The phrase “learning objectives” gets thrown around a lot in discussions about training and development. Courses are supposed to have learning objectives, competencies should be related to them, quiz questions should assess how well they’ve been met, and more. But what are learning objectives?


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Creating Effective E-Learning Assessments with ChatGPT


In the realm of online education, crafting effective assessments is a cornerstone of successful e-learning experiences. Whether you’re an educator or an instructional designer, understanding the importance of assessments in e-learning and how to optimize them can greatly enhance the quality of your courses.

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Learning objectives: Our frenemy

Making Change

“Never design anything without first writing the learning objectives.” It’s a useful rule, but only when the objectives are useful. And there’s the problem — conventional learning objectives can work against us. What do I mean by “conventional learning objectives?”

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

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Learning Objectives Or Learning Outcomes?

eLearning Industry

Developing a learner-centric eLearning course involves sophisticated steps, from the drafting the course objectives to the final knowledge assessment. In this journey, a simple yet important question arises: "should I use 'learning objectives' or 'learning outcomes'?" The simple answer is, it depends.

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Is It Time To Leave Learning Objectives For Performance Objectives?

IT Training Department Blog

Learning objectives have been around in instructional design for as long as instructional design has existed. It may have been a decent place to start decades ago, but in the ever-changing world of workplace training, learning objectives may not be serving us well.