Will Learners Pay for Your Online Course?


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?

How to Design Courses that Keep Learners in the Zone


Courses lose learners when they are either too hard or too easy. One of the greatest challenges for online instructors is to keep their learners motivated after their initial burst of excitement. Here’s how to apply this to your course. Create dynamic course progression.


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Does Your Course Suffer from Learner Burnout?


Online education offers learners many benefits—from increased accessibility, flexibility of schedule, and a wider range of courses than traditional education can support. But it does have a down-side, and that is that many learners who sign up for online courses struggle to complete them. These high failure rates have traditionally been attributed to learner burnout. Often times, the circumstances under which learners experience burnout are outside your control.

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. Good course design that aligns competencies with outcomes is critical. Speaking about online courses, most instructors provide a final quiz at the end of their course and a passing score accompanied by a certificate.

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.

Leveraging Learner And Course Evaluation Data

Dan Keckan

As an IDer in higher education, I’m often asked how to effectively use course or learner evaluation data. In this article, I’ll explain how to select and design questions in course evaluations, how to analyze the results, and share practices to implement your findings.

Creating eLearning Courses that Effectively Engage Learners

Lambda Solutions

It's no secret that a primary concern for most educators is the design of the courses that they teach. Whether the learning experience is based in academia or in the workplace, ensuring that educators and trainers design their courses in a way that engages learners should be a top priority for any eLearning program. Learner Engagement Moodle Features Totara Learn Features

Learner Empathy Can Save Your Course Design.

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Since all learning is designed in some way to change learner behavior, it makes sense to think about the expected change from the start of the design process. Proactively using a learner-centric approach, one that puts learners at the heart of the design, motivates and engages learners and ultimately delivers successful outcomes for your organization Where do you start with instructional design? Sifting through folders of content?

4 Questions to Ask Your Learners to Customize Their Learner Experience


Adjusting your course to better fit the needs of your learners may not be as complicated as you think. Have you ever signed up for a course on a subject you really cared about, only to find yourself losing motivation after a couple weeks, even though the content is as good as ever?

6 Top Selling Points for Online Courses


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.

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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.

Learner engagement

Ed App

Learner engagement: 3 Things you must know. No pressure, but it’s even more vital that learner engagement is understood. Engagement is for learners. EdApp prides itself on genuine learner engagement. Activating and sustain learner motivation.

Learner-Centric eLearning Design

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Years ago when I was learning to be a teacher, I was quickly thrown in the deep end to teach a group of adult learners. I still remember the feedback from the teacher who observed my first lesson; she said I needed to be more ‘learner-centric’. Prac teaching’ can be a daunting experience. It took [.].

4 Ways to Reward Learners for Sharing Your Course


Of course, selling online courses isn’t the same as other online retail. We know that new learners who haven’t yet experienced an online course are more hesitant to invest their money in it. Conversely, learners who have already signed up for a course or seminar know what to expect, and have already committed some of their resources to the program. How much are you willing to pay to recruit a new learner? sell elearning sell online courses

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Online Course


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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Fulfilling Today's (Changing) eLearning Needs

Speaker: Bryan Marriott, President, P1 Learning

It’s not enough to post 1,000+ courses and leave training up to chance - even if your learners are already aware of their skill gaps, they’re not going to wade through hours and hours of content to find the one course that might help them.

How to Avoid Alienating Learners in your Online Course


Learners will have better outcomes with the right kind of support from their instructors. 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. Online learners frequently feel out of touch and disconnected , and these feelings can be enhanced by unintentional communication mistakes from the educators themselves.

Protagonists Should Be Like Your Learners

Experiencing eLearning

The protagonist should be someone your learners identify with. In workplace learning, that means the character has the same or a similar job as the learners. The learners should recognize the problems the character is dealing with and ideally share the protagonist’s goal. Learners should see a bit of themselves in the characters in your scenarios. When learners identify with your protagonist, they care about what happens to the character.

8 Tips to Help Your Learners Succeed in Their First Online Course


For students who have never taken online courses before this can be a new and disorienting experience—not least because their professors are also teaching online for the first time. If you’re one of these professors, or if you’re a school administrator trying to offer students as much support as you can, we’d like to offer these tips to help your learners get through the semester. Many learners underestimate the time it will take to cover course material.

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Use Your E-Learning Course to Change Behavior


Many learners turn to online courses to gain a new habit, lose a bad one, or change their lifestyle for good. Online courses are often based around subjects or specific training goals. Teaching a course is about helping that information stick.

How to Create Engaging eLearning Through Visual Design

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, Award-Winning Freelance eLearning Designer

The effectiveness of any eLearning course is only as good as its instructional design. But can instructional design alone make an eLearning course engaging and effective? The truth is, good eLearning design is more than just instructional design. An engaging eLearning course uses visual design, graphic design, and user interface design to help elevate the instructional design. In this session, you’ll learn more about how to use visual design to create engaging eLearning content.

How to Get Your Learners to Review Your Course


However, actually gaining reviews for your course can often prove more difficult than you might think. That said, with the right encouragement, many of your learners will leave reviews. While you can make the review process exciting and rewarding for learners, you can’t pay them. You can’t withhold course completion until a learner leaves a review. Ask for a course review—and make it easy! Take a look to learn more about how to use it for your course.

6 Ways to Improve Learner Time Management and Focus


Learners studying from home frequently struggle to complete their course work. Here are ways you can improve the design of your course to help them. Learners who have difficulties with time management and focus are more likely to become disengaged and drop out. This leads to losses in sales and lower learner satisfaction, which is bad for you, but it also is bad for learners who may sincerely want to complete coursework, but feel at a loss to change their study habits.

Elements eLearning course’s should have when targeting adult Learners

Adult Learning with Technology

Original Article by Christopher Pappas 5 Key Elements Every eLearning Course Targeting Adult Learners Should Have – eLearning Industry This article looks at some strategies to use when delivering to adult learners. Introducing adult learners to new ways of learning with technology … Continue reading "Elements eLearning course’s should have when targeting adult Learners".

6 Notification Automations to Help with Learner Support


Automation can help you get learners the support they need before they know they need it. One of the biggest struggles facing online instructors is that of helping their learners complete their courses. Trigger: User enrolls into a course or group.

Enhancing the Learning Experience by Leveraging Learner Analytics

Speaker: Seth Puri, EVP Global Sales and Marketing, Gutenberg Technology

The importance of learner analytics is well understood among the eLearning community – but practical knowledge of how to capture and use those numbers is much harder to find. In this webinar, Seth Puri, EVP of Global Sales and Marketing for Gutenberg Technology, will deliver a guide to collecting and assessing learning outcomes – and demonstrate how doing so can help you deliver a differentiated eLearning experience.

Why Do Learners Drop Out of Online Courses?


So why do so many learners drop out? Enrollment in online education continues to rise, with more and more learners each year signing up as part of their college program, for professional training, or simply for personal fulfillment. Yet despite its popularity, many learners fail to complete their courses. It’s not enough to sell your course. A learner who signs up and later drops out isn’t getting everything they paid for. Online education is popular.

7 Things to Know About Your Learners Before Launch


Gathering information about your learners can help you create and market a better course. You have a great course idea. There’s just one question you’ve forgotten to ask, and if you don’t think about it now, it may come back to haunt you: Who is your course for? The good news is that you can find out everything you need to know about their potential learners with enough research. Are they taking your course for personal or professional reasons?

Your E-Learning Course Needs Better Checklists


Poor checklists can be overwhelming and directionless, leaving their learners feeling helpless and defeated. But a well-written checklist engages learners, leaving them feeling motivated, inspired, and confident. A good checklist can: Help a learner complete necessary tasks.

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6 Ways to Help Motivate Learners in Your Course


How you can encourage self-directed learning from your students in your your online courses. Online courses present challenges that traditional classrooms do not face. While learners in a classroom engage with their peers and instructors face-to-face, the lack of in-person contact causes many online learners to feel a sense of disconnect and isolation in their learning environment. On the other hand, e-learning tends to attract a certain kind of learner.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

When the clip ends, the learner can. concept of supplying learners with a handbook, and. gives learners a lasting resource rather than a one- off face-to-face session with an expert. In a knowledge-sharing sense, user-generated videos put learners in the driving. course.

Make Learners Care about Compliance Training

Experiencing eLearning

What if you could create compliance training that learners actually wanted to complete, that they cared about? Imagine creating courses that did more than check a box, that actually increased the odds that employees would follow the policy. To create compliance training that learners care about, they need to know both why and when the policies matter. A mocked up headline from a food safety elearning course.

4 Reasons to Translate Your LearnDash Course


Translating your online course is easier than ever with the new WPML integration. billion English learners. Many people see this as an excuse to offer courses only in English. However, this assumption can set you back and prevent you from reaching more learners with the best learning experience you can offer. Here are four reasons why translating your course is worth the effort. Can you offer support to learners in the translated language?

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6 Ways to Advertise Your Online Course


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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7 Ways to Market Your Online Course


For a lot of course creators, marketing is a love it or hate it activity. However, if you’re serious about building your online course, there’s no way around it: this is not an “if you build it they will come” situation. DON’T spam professional groups with your course.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

Curriculum vs. Course Design Curriculum design is the term used to describe all of the work. curriculum design can happen on a smaller, single-course level, the. What will learners need to be able to do and how does that relate to. snapshot of your learners. Developing a.

Top 8 Online Course Trends for 2021


Here are some of the most popular course trends to prepare for 2021. For online educators—and those who are interested in creating online courses—this creates an exciting opportunity to develop their own course catalog. This course trend would indicate it isn’t.

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