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.

Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning


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).