Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning

Raptivity

Select a tool that is suitable for your target audience (Choose a user friendly tool if you are dealing with beginners). Make sure your tool is well aligned to the output you want (LMS, CD-ROM, Mobile, Podcast etc). As technology progresses, assuring the quality of educational experience continues to increase in significance. This, in turn, has led to a surge in the number of Instructional Designers(IDs).

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

But I’ve seen this before – it was called CBT (Computer based training with a CD-ROM). Better yet – there are plenty of authoring tools today who offer outputs for CD-ROM and DVD, which is saying CBT (granted with DVD). Why would someone want to take a rapid authoring tool course on a CD player? Oh and were you aware that some laptops and desktops no longer have a CD-ROM player, rather they have only DVD?

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What is eLearning?

LearnUpon

Whether you’re an eLearning expert or beginner, there’s no denying its popularity has skyrocketed over the past decade. Some of these factors include: The Internet – Prior to the rise of the internet, many relied on printed manuals, CD-ROMS and other restrictive methods for learning and training. It’s likely that anyone who uses eLearning will tell you how impactful and convenient it is.

Producing Podcasts: Some Considerations for Content Creators

The E-Learning Curve

The introduction of CD-ROMs in the late 1980's mitigated most of these issues, and in a sense were the hardware breakthrough that presaged the beginnings of e-learning as we know it today. However, CD-based materials were expensive to produce, many pre-Pentium and PowerPC processors couldn't handle the multimedia requirements needed to view and listen to the material delivered via this medium (800x600 CRT monitor, anyone?). First of all, a (longish) pre-amble.