The Worst eLearning Course Ever

Association eLearning

Instead, I built a monster course that showcases a number of these violations in all of their infamy. You read the title correctly. This post is dedicated to pet peeves, worst practices, and other abominations that terrorize eLearning. What follows is a combination of things that give Digitec-ies nightmares and headaches. I considered listing them here, but there were quite a few and a list alone did not express the sheer torment these things can cause.

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How to Review eLearning Courses

B Online Learning

When it comes to developing eLearning courses, there are many things that can go wrong. The post How to Review eLearning Courses appeared first on B Online Learning. Okay, so that isn’t the most positive start […]. Articulate Development

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The Ultimate Checklist For Remarkable eLearning Courses

Dan Keckan

Ensure you include these essential requirements in your eLearning courses to achieve effective and meaningful courses. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Checklist eLearning Course Creation Online Courses

Do Niche Online Courses Sell?

LearnDash

How do you know if there is a market for your specialized online course? One of the biggest struggles first-time educators face when they launch a new course lies in finding a promising subject. As a result, the temptation for these course providers is to go broad.

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Using a Conversational Tone in your eLearning Courses

B Online Learning

Adult Learning Principles eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy adult learning principles design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course In my last blog post, I explored the Modality Principle from the book Elearning and the Science of Instruction by Ruth Colvin Clark and Richard Mayer. In this post, I’ve decided to examine another principle in the book – the Personalisation Principle in Chapter 8.

In-House eLearning Course Creation

Dan Keckan

Rest assured that you don’t need direct experience to create your own company eLearning courses. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Course Creation eLearning Courses eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best PracticesAfter all, you know best your subject matter, your industry, and your audience. So read our mini creation article which will inspire your enthusiasm and help you achieve your goals. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

5 Ways to Kill an eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

But today we’re going to switch things up and tell you the worst ways to develop eLearning courses. Here are five ways you can kill an eLearning course. A good course needs to keep the learner engaged, not just mindlessly clicking “Next” over and over while passively staring at a screen. If a learner has actual tasks and objectives to meet in the course, they are more likely to retain their new knowledge because they have actually put it to use.

Key Features Of A Meaningful eLearning Course

Dan Keckan

There are several ways to make sure that your course is relevant to the needs of the person who has to take them. But determining the shape and form of your eLearning courses to make them truly meaningful is far from easy. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Course Evaluation eLearning Courses Free eLearning eBooks Learning ObjectivesThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Should You Offer Certification as Part of Your Online Course?

LearnDash

Certification can be a valuable addition to your course offerings, but it’s not the right fit for everyone. Some course creators don’t offer anything more than a “good job” and an automated email encouraging them to sign up for the next course (maybe with a discount code!).

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Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. In this eBook, Skilljar will discuss the key components of an external training LMS, and why they’re essential for a well-designed customer training program.

Buy the Course Get the Source

B Online Learning

One our most recent ah ha moments, in partnership with one of our Certified Articulate Training partners, Yukon Learning is the introduction of a completely new way to provide “off the shelf” or “pre built” eLearning courses. It’s called Rapid Course TM. So in essence, when you buy a Rapid Course, it’s yours, including the ability to change it however you see fit. Rapid Course also gives you freedom of choice. You pay for those courses once.

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3 Key Features To Evaluate When Deploying Your eLearning Courses

Dan Keckan

eLearning Authoring Tools eLearning Authoring Tool Features eLearning Content Development eLearning Course Creation eLearning CoursesThe deployment of eLearning content is just as crucial as the content creation itself. Before you deploy, here are 3 features to take into consideration.

8 Proven Steps To Create A Profitable Online Course

Dan Keckan

If you want to create a profitable online course, the 8 steps provided below are essential guides to follow. Online Courses (MOOC) Create Online Courses eLearning Content Development eLearning Course Marketing

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How to Earn Social Proof for Your Online Course

LearnDash

When considering ways to address the problem of trust in marketing, your first instinct might be to start talking about how trustworthy you are and what a great course you have to offer. When someone completes your course, prompt them to leave a review at the end.

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From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The pandemic and associated upheavals of 2020 have led to both the need and opportunity to rethink how we think, work, and learn. In this session, Dr. Quinn will go over the implications for learning and working effectively both in general and in this new era. Come see what L&D can, and should, do to help transform organizations to work smarter (and wiser)!

4 Key LMS Analytics Every Trainer Needs to Know

Matrix

A learning management system (LMS) provides rich analytics and reports that help trainers better understand what’s happening with learners and how they’re progressing through courses. Each trainer and course is different, so there is no one-size-fits-all approach.

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Getting it Right: How to Review eLearning Courses

B Online Learning

When it comes to developing eLearning courses, there are many things that can go wrong. But the fact is that a single eLearning developer will not pick up every error in the first version of an eLearning course. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning Strategy authoring tools elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools rapid eLearning

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Will Learners Pay for Your Online Course?

LearnDash

Our commenter wanted to know whether a certain type of course content was still relevant, given the number of tutorials learners could find for free on the same subject on YouTube. So with everything available for free, who’s going to pay for your course? Business Sell Online Courses

6 Top Selling Points for Online Courses

LearnDash

What are learners looking for in an online course, and how can you show them you deliver? What’s harder: creating or selling your course ? Some course creators know their material backwards and forwards and don’t have any trouble turning it into amazing content—but then struggle to communicate the value of their course to their prospective learners. Of course, not every course will have the same benefits and attractions. Business Sell Online Courses

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Should eLearning Courses be Informative or Interactive or Both?

Swift eLearning Services

It is an exciting part in the world of eLearning which is full of digital trends, innovative ideas, learning techniques to make learners engaged, motivated, and stay connected with the courses. Developing eLearning courses to make learning and training programs successful is nowadays a current hot topic.

4 eLearning Course Responsive Design Rules To Live By

Dan Keckan

In fact, with the proliferation of devices with multiple screen sizes, it’s hard to know exactly which screens a course designer should use. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Course Creation eLearning Design Tips Instructional Design Challenges Responsive eLearning Design

Story-Based Coaching and Mentoring Course

Experiencing eLearning

One technique for creating a story-based course is using two characters who explain the content via a conversation. I set up the story with a short video at the beginning of the course. In the final activity for the course, everything ties back to the beginning.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Online Course

LearnDash

Ready to take your course to the next level in 2021? While New Year’s Resolutions are notoriously difficult to keep, when it comes to your online course, setting just one or two major goals for the year on top of what you’re already accomplishing can get you a long way.

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work: Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Online Course Development Like An Onion

Dan Keckan

When under a tight deadline, it's good to have an effective templating method that allows you to achieve rapid course development without compromising the quality of the product. Everyone develops eCourses in a different way.

5 Ways to Sell Courses Using WooCommerce

LearnDash

Ready to monetize your new online course? After putting in all the hard work of building your online course, you’re probably feeling eager to start making money off it. Want to run a sale on your course to encourage new learners to sign up? Course bundles.

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A mlearning course?

Clark Quinn

As I mentioned in my last post , yes, I’ll be running a course on mobile learning. And I can understand if you’re thinking “a mlearning course?” So doing the course with the Allen Academy ensured that I could trust the integrity of what we’d do.

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Give Your eLearning Courses PERSONALITY

B Online Learning

Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning content eLearning course design eLearning News instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools rapid eLearningShare. Tweet. Pin It. Face-to-face training, by its nature, is highly personable. Learners respond well to trainers who inject their training with lots of personality, making the learning experience more enjoyable.

Stop Thinking Like an Instructional Designer, Start Thinking Like a Game Designer

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Professor of Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University

Instructional designers tend to think content first and action second. Game designers tend to think action first. Simply changing your mindset from instructional designer to game designer will help you to create engaging and effective instruction. In this unique gamified webinar, Karl Kapp will help you make that shift.

Different Ways To Test Learners In Your Online Training Courses

Dan Keckan

Read on to learn about different ways this can be done in your online learning courses! eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Online Training Courses Quiz Activity

Best Practices for Effective Online Course Development

Hurix Digital

However, thanks to the steady slew of technological advancements over the course of the last decade, education has seen a paradigm shift too. Online courses and online course development have taken the education industry by storm. 10 Best Practices in Online Course Development.

6 Ways to Advertise Your Online Course

LearnDash

Ready to put some ad dollars behind your course? There are many successful online educators who have built their courses without spending a cent on advertising. If you’re ready to try your hand yourself, here are six approaches you can take toward advertising your online course.

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Leveraging Design Thinking for eLearning Courses

Hurix Digital

In the context of eLearning, design thinking is a means to design a course in a way that it realizes its objectives while providing added value to the learners. . Also Read: 9 Reasons Why Custom eLearning Solutions Are Better Than Off-the-Shelf Courses. What is design thinking?

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

Taking courses online

Clark Quinn

I of course offered some suggestions, and he opined that I could (and should) be helping others too. Which, of course, I agree with, because that’s what I do. So, here, is a brief summary of my experience taking courses online. So I was talking to my brother the other day.

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