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.

Best Practices for e-learning and m-learning course building

eLearning 24-7

The biggest challenge I believe facing the LMS/Learning Platform space from a course standpoint and content, is the quality. Q: I’m new at building e-learning courses. When determining what to put in your course, focus on the enabling objectives and don’t get lost in the high level “goals” or “objectives”. Budget significantly more time to build your course than you think. Q: We plan to hire a custom development shop to build our courses.

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7 Best Practices to Create e-Learning Courses For Digital Immigrants

Allen Interactions

eLearning Course Design Christopher PappasBy Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.

15 E-learning Tips to Design Effective E-learning Courses

CommLab India

One must remember that eLearning can be made to match (or exceed) the traditional method of classroom teaching by considering certain factors while designing the course. The course taker can be a beginner or be proficient in that topic. Prepare the learner prior to taking the course.

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download

No Perfect Courses

Experiencing eLearning

One truth I have learned about instructional design is that I will never create a “perfect” course; there’s always something that could be better if I had more time or more resources or more skills. He said the hardest thing was knowing when to let go of a course.

Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

Designing courses is passé! L&D’s focus needs to shift from designing one-size fits all courses to consulting with individual learners, their managers and HR, and carving out learning roadmaps for them.

Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course

eLearning 24-7

For months I’ve been telling folks that if they want to learn how to build outstanding courses, they should surf deep into the search engines, locate the information and begin their learning experience. Worse to it all, is the fact that it is completely worthless to any one who is building the following: Micro-learning course. Scenario based course. Video based course. Any course you want to be interactive and engaging (which is every course out there).

How Can a Customer Service eLearning Course Improve Sales?

eLearning Brothers

It’s important that certain skills are taught in your Customer Service eLearning course when it comes to improving sales numbers. In such a course, here are a few things you might want to cover. Looking for someone to create your next Customer Service eLearning course?

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-Shelf Course Success. And for good reason as it has many advantages:  It offers a breadth of course topics, relevant to many, and readily available.  creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. So are these courses really all that helpful for.

5 Ways to Increase Retention In E-Learning Courses

Origin Learning

An interactive course ensures that learners are involved in it instead of merely sitting and receiving information passively. Focus on the important aspects and trim extraneous irrelevant details to create micro courses.

Presentation: The Difference Between Good and Super eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

This being the case, it would be a beneficial investment in your company to add a crash course in presentation skills to your computer-based training curriculum. Here’s some things you might cover in such a course. What tips would you include in a presentation skills course?

6 Must-Haves Of Effective Millennial Online Training Courses

Allen Interactions

In this article, I’ll highlight 6 must-haves that you should include in your millennial online training courses. eLearning Course Design MillennialsBy Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. Millennials make up a large percentage of your workforce.

Crash Course For Constructive Feedback

Association eLearning

The post Crash Course For Constructive Feedback appeared first on Knowledge Direct. Feedback is a wonderful thing, when you can understand it. When you can’t… To quote Captain Jack Sparrow, “Well that’s even more than less than unhelpful.” You get the idea.

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development

3 Elements of Effective Communication for Your Next eLearning Course

eLearning Brothers

That being the case, it pays to teach your entire team the value of effective communication, and a great way to do that in a uniform way is through eLearning courses. Here are 3 things you might include in such a course: What is effective communication?

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. These days, however, everyone seems to be creating their own online courses and distributing them via an LMS.

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Should Marketing Review eLearning Courses?

Association eLearning

Recently, an instructional designer friend of mine asked me, “Should Marketing review eLearning courses and approve them before they are released?” I responded with a, “Yes, but…” There are legitimate reasons Marketing needs to see the course before it goes out.

7 Tips to Choose the Right Color Scheme for Your Online Training Course

Allen Interactions

In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you choose the ideal color scheme for your online training courses. eLearning Course Design Christopher Pappas Color SchemeBy Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.

Customer Training Completion Rates

Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy.

Learning for Leaders: 3 Tips for Your eLearning Coaching Courses

eLearning Brothers

To plant the seeds of leadership in your company, consider creating an Coaching eLearning crash course for your training program. Looking for some help when building your next eLearning coaching course?

Piloting your e-Learning Course – A Beginner’s Guide

Allen Interactions

Hannah Hunter eLearning Course DesignBy Hannah Hunter , Instructional Writer. Did you know that the pilot episode of Star Trek included only one member of the Enterprise crew: Mr. Spock? And in that version, Spock had dark red skin and absorbed food through a plate in his stomach?

Design Your E-Learning Course Using Gagné’s Nine Events Of Instruction

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It helps learners relate e-course content with something they already know or have experienced. E-learning is a cost-effective way to deliver online learning courses to learners worldwide. Present the e-course content.

5 Reasons to Embrace Your Perfectly Imperfect e-Learning Course 

Allen Interactions

The Perfect e-Learning Course™ is a legendary creature that changes its shape with each new technological and aesthetic trend. I’ve even heard that, when you measure the readability of such a course, the scale doesn’t give you a grade level. By Hannah Hunter, Instructional Writer.

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2016 Training Program Best Practices

Can you hear the collective groan when you launch that new compliance course? Do you get complaints both public and private from trainees about the uselessness of the training courses you've launched?

Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring

Edmego Learning

Course Authoring Made Simple. Stumped with where to begin with video production for your courses? Do not feel you need to be a professional videographer or a production professional in order to generate video content for your online courses.

New Video Course Progression Feature!

LearnDash

of LearnDash powered courses contain video. In early May of this year we administered a “content mix” poll to see what kind of content you had in your courses. 76.2% This update will make the learner experience even better!

How to Use Experiential Course Flow to Enhance eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Not to give away all my instructional design secrets, but I’m going to tell you how I’ve been structuring eLearning course flow to enhance eLearning for over a decade. This Experiential Course Flow can work simultaneously on many levels: Sub-units of a course. An entire course.

How to Catapult Your eLearning Course from Boring to Awesome

eLearning Brothers

An appropriate delivery method can make all the difference in the effectiveness of your eLearning course. Flashing a word-heavy slide of your course at the audience and expecting them to soak in the intricacies of everything you touched on therein is insane. Guest post by Sean Stoker.

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance

How a Time Management eLearning Course Can Boost Productivity

eLearning Brothers

If you’re wanting to make a time management eLearning course, here’s a few things you’ll want to cover. The post How a Time Management eLearning Course Can Boost Productivity appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

How to Create ELearning Course with Course Patterns

JoomlaLMS

release we changed the concept of course creation by adding an embedded course builder and predefined course patterns: a learning path-based, a webinar-based and a materials-based one. In the JoomlaLMS 2.0

Courses That Always Sell

LearnDash

It is well-known that selling an online course is a great way to supplement your income, or replace it altogether! However, the problem that most people face is that they don’t know if their course topic will sell. With very few exceptions your course will be lost in the noise.

7 Tips to Make Your Compliance Online Training Courses Mobile

Allen Interactions

Your employees probably aren't thrilled about your upcoming compliance online training course. By Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas. But what if you could offer them the ability to access it whenever and wherever it's most convenient for them?

[eBook] How to Market Customer Training

Want to increase awareness of your course offerings? Download this guide and learn how to keep your content at the top of students' minds using email marketing, social channels and other effective strategies

Use Video Introductions for Courses

LearnDash

One common stumbling block for people creating courses is how to actually start the course. Focus on the objectives of the course but frame them around the benefits (end result) that the learner will realize when the course is over. your course objectives ).