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).

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

They say, we want an authoring tool that supports mobile and outputs to HTML5 (and the mobile they are referring to are tablets). Referring back to the other e-learning solutions inc. 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).


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What is eLearning?


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. SCORM is an acronym that stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model.

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?). More. __ References : Bates, A.