The Olympics – A Guideline to Continuous Learning


The Olympics – A Guideline to Continuous Learning. This is what my training course will look like if I want to be prepared for this upcoming competition. The post The Olympics – A Guideline to Continuous Learning appeared first on Gyrus.

12 Guidelines for Writing Awesome Tests


Testing the comprehension and retention of the knowledge imparted in a course is an inseparable part of the learning process. Managers and department heads often pay much closer attention to the tests’ results than to the course material itself - for a number of reasons.

Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom

Kapp Notes

Here are three guidelines culled from research on the subject. Gamification course on Get a free 7 day trial of The Gamification of Learning and other Courses!

Guideline For Finding Your Organization’s Ideal LMS


Have your cake and eat it too, a guideline for finding your organization's ideal LMS. In this search for information, it is vital to focus on the objectives you want to achieve by the e-learning courses or training.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

part of a training course, the content naturally. Of course, specific assessment methods should only. of a course • Motivate learners and allow them to apply the. concepts they have learned so far • Create scoring for a course and provide. entire courses. course.

5 Guidelines to Develop a Perfect E-learning Course [Infographic]

CommLab India

How do you develop an online course that is engaging, quickly? eLearning Design E-learning CourseTo know the answer, check this infographic.

Learner Assessment in Online Courses: Best Practices Course Design


Selecting assessment activities is a powerful way to achieve learning outcomes and to assure course completion. It determines the degree to which each of our goals has been reached-hence the degree to which your course is successful and valuable. a) At the beginning of your course.

eLearning Accessibility: Guidelines and Standards Offer for Interpretation That Can Enhance the Design Process

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In actuality, the guidelines and standards offer us room for interpretation that can enhance the design process and produce both creative and compliant results.  Check out  JoAnne's live, online mini courses. In the world of accessibility, it is sometimes a struggle to sort through all of our standards and resources to determine the best ways to design and test our products for compliance.

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.

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7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 2: Convert and Create Content

Your Training Edge

Have you ever seen an online course that was simply like turning the pages of a virtual book? What special guidelines apply to e-learning delivery? A fun course is great as long as the content serves a purpose.

Crash Course For Constructive Feedback

Association eLearning

If you want something general, leave clear guidelines. The post Crash Course For Constructive Feedback appeared first on Knowledge Direct. Feedback is a wonderful thing, when you can understand it.

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Reflections on strategies of inclusive and engaging learning courses

Adobe Captivate

Delivering learning content and preparing information in various ways is the major strength of digitally created and disseminated e-learning courses. Engaging and inclusive course development in practice – an overview. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

Creating a Course Community


Taking an online course can be a little lonely. Because of this, it is common today to see communities developed around courses. In most cases, course communities involve incorporating a forum with the course content.

10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers


If you’ve never created an online course before, you may not be familiar with the term “instructional designer,” but that’s exactly what you’re about to become!

Key Tips for Course Development


On the surface, creating an online courses seems pretty easy. The more you get into the process though, the more you begin to realize that there are many areas that can negatively impact the course effectiveness. This will help to guide the way your course covers key topics.

Story-Based Coaching and Mentoring Course

Experiencing eLearning

One technique for creating a more story-based course is using two characters who explain the content via a conversation. I wrote this course as part of Cine Learning Productions Custom Leadership Training (CLT) program. The customer response to this course has been positive.

Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery


Like any other product or service, online course design and development must be subjected to quality control (QC) standards to ensure that its users’ needs are truly being met. and the number of courses offered.

Best Practices for Online Course Design


Instructional designers have many tools to make their courses more entertaining and engaging, like video, audio, image editing, interactivity, and more. Here are a few instructional design best practices to keep in mind when building your next course.

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5 Tips for Using Video in Online Training Courses


How to use video content effectively in your online course. It’s clear many instructors want to use more video content in their course, and equally clear they don’t always know how to do so well. There’s no one perfect length for all videos, but there are some general guidelines you can follow based on the content you’re producing: 1–3 minutes for social media. You can give-or-take on all those estimates, of course.

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Custom Courses: When to Build Instead of Buy


When an organization needs new courses for their online training, there are a couple of choices to consider. They have the option to, create their own course, purchase an off-the-shelf course, or pay for a custom course. Is the course comprehensive?

Microlearning Best Practices: Create Big Impact with Small Courses

CommLab India

What are the guidelines to create an impactful microlearning program? Read on. Learning Technology microlearning

Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

Designing courses is passé! Before I delve into some of the characteristics of uberization that we can extrapolate to workplace learning, here’s a few guidelines to keep in mind wrt expectations from L&D.

Designing an Effective Online Course


From MOOCs to live online classes or flipped classrooms to hybrid courses, a number of options are available for online courses. Previously, online courses could be accessed only on desktops, which is no longer the case. How Can You Make Your Online Course Stand Out?

How to Avoid Alienating Learners in your Online Course


One of the biggest struggles online educators have in growing a successful online business lies in engaging and retaining the learners who have already signed up for their course. Here’s just a few ways you can avoid alienating learners so that you can build a stronger online course. With the time you save by automating routine processes, it’s a smart idea to reinvest some of it in both your course and your learners.

How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives


Instructional designers are guided by these same types of parameters when ensuring their courses meet specific learning objectives. Each learning objective must also identify what it is that the course expects the learner to do, accomplish, or retain.

8 Ways to Flip the Classroom for Your Online Course


While instructors will need to offer guidelines about constructive feedback and responding to criticism, they can be an excellent way for learners to understand how their fellow classmates approach the subject material. Think about a chemistry lab or an advanced mathematics course. However, many of these courses also lose the beginning segment of their course to lecture-style lessons that take away from the time that could be spent in course work.

Section 508 and WCAG – Compliances to Increase Accessibility in Elearning

Adobe Captivate

Have you ever imagined how a person with disability would access your eLearning course? And an eLearning course should be designed such that it works for everyone across the organization so that no one misses the training opportunities.

Top 4 Tips for Designing Information-Based Courses


We design more information-based courses today than we would care to admit. Agreed, these courses can instead be called web pages, cheat sheets, information dumps, knowledge stores, etc. They don’t necessarily have to fall under the ambit of ‘courses’.

Using Color To Set Your Course Mood


The same can be said for how learners perceive an elearning course. The colors, images, and other forms of media used throughout a course can “set the mood” for the learner. As you create your online courses it’s a good idea to keep this in mind.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Designing Blended Online Courses

eThink Education

Blending self-paced (asynchronous) online instruction with collaborative web-conference (synchronous) teaching can improve the quality of any course. The most common way to improve the quality of teaching is to blend self-paced courses with traditional classroom instruction.

Adding Closed Captions for your Videos in Adobe Captivate 7

Adobe Captivate

Adding closed captions to your eLearning courses is a basic requirement to meet accessibility standards like Section 508 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0

Tips for Managing Assets When Creating a Collaborative Course


It’s often tempting to dive straight into the work, especially when you’re faced with tight deadlines (as course designers often are). For more help with setting your scope, read our tips on planning a new course from scratch.). Templates and guidelines.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

Of course, I’m not going to pretend that social media veterans role model these 10 Commandments like modern-day disciples. As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil.

It’s Time to Start Using Videos in Your Courses


The truth is that if you don’t have a video component in your course in some capacity then your learners are probably not too happy. For nothing else it gives your course more “sticking” power. Videos make great content for micro-courses as well, especially when designed to be watched in short chunks. Tips on Using Videos in Your Online Courses. You have probably noticed the increase in the amount of videos you see across the internet.

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Testing Your eLearning Course


Editor''s Note: Today’s guest post is part of a blog series on creating elearning courses by Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP. We’ve focused on your course delivering its objective. Here are three guidelines to review: 508 Compliance refers to the section of the U.S.