3 Basic Forms of Effective eLearning Activities

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In any eLearning program, an activity or a group of activities are necessary to provoke learning experiences. When created the right way, learning activities can help users conquer challenging learning objectives. In this article, we’ll share with you the basic three forms of eLearning activities that aid in creating memorable learning experiences – which is what effective eLearning is all about. eLearner success is your success.

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

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Rapid eLearning authoring tools help reduce the time and expense of your eLearning course development. However, they can also give you the power to create engaging gamified eLearning courses for a fraction of the cost. In this article, I’ll share 8 top tips for using rapid eLearning authoring tools for eLearning gamification. How To Use Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification.

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Situated Cognition In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

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Context is key to creating successful eLearning experiences. In this article, I’ll shed light on the situated cognition theory, from its core principles to tips that will help you use it in your next eLearning course. The Situation Cognition Theory was first introduced by Brown, Collins, and Duguid in 1989, who suggest that learners should be immersed in eLearning activities and content that mimics real world situations. Instructional Design eLearning

Elearning & Online Accessibility Tools for Training & HR Leaders

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Ensuring that designers check for adequate color contrast, that acronyms are defined, that images have alt-text are steps relatively easy to do. Elearning Resources. The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning. Converting Classroom Training to Elearning (Audio).

The eLearning Automation Guide For eLearning Professionals

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In this article, we’ll share everything you need to know about eLearning automation. You’ll learn about 4 benefits it can bring to your organization and 3 tips to choose the best automated course authoring tool for your eLearning program. eLearning Automation: Definition, Tips, And Benefits. eLearning automation can improve the effectiveness of your course while saving time and resources. What Do We Mean By eLearning Automation? Are you pressed for time?

eLearning in the Workplace

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Workplace learning, professional development and eLearning are phrases with increasingly blurred meanings. eLearning has become the cornerstone of education services to the mobile and the busy employee. With the positive relationship between eLearning and employee performance, more content is developed and archived regularly. In this section we discuss the major aspects of workplace trainings and the appropriate eLearning strategies. Tips workplace elearning

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

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Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. Here is this year’s eLearning hype curve: About the Hype Cycle. How we Built the eLearning Hype Curve. We also used a Python web-scraping library to get the titles of webpages shared by the eLearning influencers. A test of proportions was used as a statistical hypothesis test of the specificity of a word to the field of eLearning.).

Active Training Series

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New eLearning Books by Elaine Biech. Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. Incorporating contributions by many of the experts in training and development, 101 Ways… is a trove of practical info for the online learning designer and trainer. Active Training. But be careful mLearning is not eLearning on a miniature screen.

Active Training Series

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New eLearning Books by Elaine Biech. Dr. Andy Hicken and I are contributing authors in 101 Ways to Make Learning Active Beyond the Classroom , a new e-learning book by my friend and colleague, Elaine Biech. Incorporating contributions by many of the experts in training and development, 101 Ways… is a trove of practical info for the online learning designer and trainer. Active Training. But be careful mLearning is not eLearning on a miniature screen.

Instruction

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Following on from my two previous posts which cover my thought process about familiarity in learning design and how distractions can affect both our work and learn environments, I wanted to write about instruction. Do you keep referring back to those initial instructions throughout the courses, reminding the learner about the tools or help available, or do you rely on them remembering it and, hopefully, reviewing the induction programme?

Game Development: A Designer Perspective

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Structured in a weekly online environment, our class was granted access to use the highly engaging cloud-based eLearning platform mLevel to enhance our course learning. Dr. Kapp assigned our class the task of developing learning activities using mLevel, with the opportunity to share the projects and experiences with classmates during a lecture several weeks later. The challenge to develop engaging activities from static content was a natural choice for me. Explore Activities.

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10 Active Learning Methods for Super Engaged Corporate Learners

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The preferred learning approach has now turned the way of active learning methods. The preferred learning approach has now turned the way of active learning methods. First, there is a definite need to adapt active learning activities. Utilizing active training methods in the classroom is already a challenge in itself; but now, active online learning has also become part of the equation. What actually is active training?

Top 8 Mobile Learning Development Hurdles eLearning Developers Must Overcome

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In this article, I’ll highlight the top 8 mobile learning development hurdles that eLearning developers face, as well as useful tips to overcome them. Mobile Learning Development Hurdles eLearning Developers Face. Designing mobile learning courses is as simple as uploading your existing eLearning content to a responsive LMS, right? eLearning developers must be able to surmount any obstacle that comes their way in order to produce engaging eLearning experiences.

What Makes eLearning Boring?

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Most posts on this blog focus on what to do and how to do it – providing navigational cues , designing with social media , stimulating recall , forming sticky ideas , and so on. In this post, we’ll look at what we do too much of, resulting in boring eLearning. Though it may not be practical to avoid text completely in eLearning, we can minimize it through diagrams, images that communicate, and occasional videos. Think visual design. By Shelley A. Gable.

Designing eLearning to Maximize the Working Memory

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In eLearning, one of the most important brain functions to consider is the working memory, one of the more everyday functions of the brain. Working Memory as a Learning Tool. Working memory , plays a key role in our ability to learn, and thus, plays a key role in eLearning. Designing eLearning to Maximize the Working Memory. Effective eLearning Activities.

How to Make Sticky eLearning Content

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After all the many hours of eLearning content development and design we have done as eLearning professionals, the most important objective is to ensure our learners retain and apply what they’ve learned to memory. In this post, I want go over the Forgetting Curve, how it applies to your eLearning courses, and give some ideas to create sticky eLearning content. For example, in an article in Elearning! Image Credit – Elearning!

The Colors of eLearning

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We at eLearning Brother really like orange.). Kuler is a great tool to come up with color schemes. Designing for Color-Blindness. Build eLearning Games and eLearning Activities. eLearning Instructional Design colorColor impacts your courses and your learners. Choosing the “correct&# colors can hinder or increase the speed of learning and retention.

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

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How You Can Deliver Highly Effective Courses Through Bite-Sized eLearning. But how can eLearning professionals provide them with the bite-sized bits of eLearning they need to achieve their goals, especially when working on a tight eLearning budget? Here are 7 tips and tricks for creating microlearning materials for your bite-sized eLearning program: 1. The thing to remember about bite-sized eLearning is that you working against the clock.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

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Around New Year’s Day each year, we issue our predictions for the top eLearning trends of the coming year. Here is this year’s eLearning hype curve: What’s the eLearning Hype Cycle? Building the eLearning Hype Curve Dataset. We also used a Python web-scraping library to get the titles of webpages shared by the eLearning influencers. The Results: What Did We Learn About the eLearning Hype Curve?

7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

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Are you getting ready to outsource your eLearning? In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to evaluate your assets before you outsource eLearning. How To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning. Outsourcing eLearning can help you save time and make effective use of your resources. Thorough evaluations improve eLearning ROI and ensure a smooth collaboration. Form An Outsourcing eLearning Prep Team. Analyze The Effectiveness Of Existing Tools.

9 Tips To Repurpose eLearning Content

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Are you about to spend valuable time and resources developing new eLearning content? Before you do, take a moment to read these 9 tips for re-purposing your existing eLearning materials. How To Repurpose eLearning Content. Repurposing eLearning materials can help you maximize your eLearning resources and reduce development time. In this article, I’ll share 9 tips to repurpose eLearning content that you already have on-hand. Instructional Design

Tips for delivering your eLearning on Time

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According to the Economic Times, eLearning is a learning system founded on formal teaching but with the support of electronic resources. With the rapid developments in technology and the improvement in learning systems, eLearning solutions are now widespread, from schools to corporates. If you are a developer who works with custom eLearning solutions, you are familiar with how time-consuming they usually are. In a specific process, every step in eLearning solutions is vital.

5 Reasons To Use Video in eLearning

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That’s video-conferencing, video in eLearning , and even those funny cat videos on social media. And what does this mean for eLearning ? Now, the best thing about video is that it encompasses elements from all of these styles of learning in a single online tool! This makes video one of the most engaging eLearning tools available. Video is one of the most engaging eLearning tools available. A Tool To Capture Attention. Let’s face it.

8 Common Errors To Look For When Revising eLearning Content

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Don’t let typos and inactive links diminish the value of your eLearning experiences. In this article, we’ll share 8 common errors to be on the lookout for when revising eLearning content. Revising eLearning Content: 8 Common Mistakes To Consider. By the time eLearning course revision rolls around, most eLearning professionals are worn out from the eLearning design and development process. Cluttered eLearning Course Layout.

6 Tips To Add Psychological Flow In eLearning

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It refers to the state when one is so focused and concentrated on a particular activity, that they may lose track of time. Flow is widely used in a variety of therapeutic fields, but it can also be a powerful tool in eLearning. In this article, we’ll share 6 tips on how you can integrate a psychological flow into your eLearning experiences. How To Add Psychological Flow In eLearning Experiences. Remove any distractions from your eLearning course design.

How To Motivate Millennials In Online Training: Top 9 Tips For eLearning Professionals

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You need to emphasize the real world applications and benefits of the online training course right from the start, so that they are able to clearly see the value of the eLearning experience. Make sure to include the real world benefits of taking the eLearning course in your description and syllabus, as well as reminding them of these benefits all throughout the eLearning course to increase their motivation. Opinion eLearning instructional design millenials

Finding the Muddiest Point of your eLearning Course

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This part of your course needs to be reinforced with extra resources and activities. To retain and engage your learners, integrate an activity that helps uncover the muddiest point of the course (so far). This activity has to be social in nature to be more effective. In this article, we will describe an example of an eLearning activity that helps the instructor find the muddiest point of the course. Online Teaching Activity: Create a Video about yourself.

The Ultimate Rapid eLearning Tips and Tricks Guide

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Because eLearning providers, and tools like the learning management system , have made it even more possible for instructional designers to develop and deliver engaging training programs with speed – and without advanced software skills. But rapid learning is not just great for instructional designers and trainers. While the term often refers to a rapid learning development cycle which benefits the designer, it also saves the learner time in its delivery.

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eLearning to Train Employees—5 Things to Remember

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Adding eLearning to your training is a great move! From defining the objectives of your eLearning program to understanding the types and tools, from deciding on a platform to choosing a content partner, from assimilating and presenting content to offering an intuitive UI – many factors must be considered. Most organizations can create a simple eLearning course, but ensuring it meets the objective and improves team performance is much harder. eLearning Blog

Applying The Hannafin-Peck Model In eLearning

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Assessment, design, and implementation are the cornerstones of the Hannafin-Peck Μodel. It is the ideal approach for a subject matter that is more complicated, thanks to the fact that it tackles each stage of the eLearning development process separately. In this article, I’ll delve into the basics of the Hannafin-Peck Model, so that you can decide if it’s the ideal strategy for your next eLearning course. A Guide For Applying Τhe Hannafin-Peck Model In eLearning.

7 Top Benefits Of Collaborative eLearning

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Some of the most valuable eLearning experiences come in the form of naturally-occurring conversations. But how can you duplicate these everyday interactions in your eLearning course design? The answer is through a collaborative eLearning approach. In this article, I’ll explore the top 7 benefits of collaborative eLearning. Collaborative eLearning: 7 Top Advantages To Consider. Collaborative eLearning involves group work.

Proximal VS Distal Goals In eLearning

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In this article, we’ll delve into the benefits of setting proximal vs distal goals, and share 4 eLearning goal-setting tips that every eLearning professional should know. Proximal Vs Distal Goals In eLearning: 4 Tips To Facilitate Goal-Setting. At the heart of every successful eLearning experience is a goal. As such, they are essential components of eLearning course design. 4 Tips To Facilitate Goal-Setting In eLearning.

Boring Technical eLearning Can be Engaging

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Synthesis The challenge in designing technical learning content is how to make it more engaging. Technical information can come alive with the right approach that grabs learners' attention and keep them focused while learning its value and impacts on their jobs. __ How do you make technical eLearning content engaging and interesting? It can be a potent tool in technical training or eLearning.

10 Certification Management Software

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While this is an ideal strategy for engaging learners, the process of manually designing and deploying certificates can be time-consuming, especially for training managers in organizations with huge, diverse teams. Course authoring tool. Analytics tool. Authoring tool.

Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

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Classroom and eLearning are not “one and the same.” Convert ILT to eLearning. Pulling from my 20 years of experience, the following are 6 actions to take when repurposing your ILT materials to eLearning. Which activities provide the most value? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. You can see a great example of this type of online activity here. Unfortunately, it does not translate well into eLearning.

The 4 Basic Methods of transforming Learning into eLearning

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When we design courses, we inadvertently borrow many learning strategies from the K-12 classroom setting. We will jog your memory and demonstrate how these scenarios play out and improve in the eLearning environment. Drill and practice activities are given in workbooks. The level of the activities gets increasingly challenging, but remains within the scope of the subject. Provide immediate feedback as a self-evaluation tool so that they can gauge their success.

7 Traits Of A Successful Corporate eLearning Culture

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Is your corporate eLearning culture on the road to success? In this article, we’ll highlight the top 7 traits of a winning corporate eLearning culture. What Makes Α Successful Corporate eLearning Culture. But how do you get employees excited about your corporate eLearning program? The answer is a supportive and strong corporate eLearning culture. It’s the bedrock of your corporate eLearning strategy. eLearning Corporate Culture elearning

Three Major Theories of Motivation that Massively Boost Engagement in Elearning Courses

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This is true for mainstream learning activities as it is for elearning programs. Motivation is Important for eLearning Design. There is even more emphasis on motivation in this field because corporate eLearning courses are designed for adults who have loads of other responsibilities, relatively short attention span and very little time to spare. Theories of Motivation for ELearning Design. eLearning Automation.

Sparks Learning Design - Igniting Learners to Think; Washing Hands Vignettes

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I call this the Sparks Learning Method of Content Design. Please click to view enlarged and complete image Benefits to the instructional designers and learning professionals alike: • It saves time and effort since they do not have to spell out all the details. This vignette is very useful for eLearning sessions that require your learners’ undivided attention, especially those that deal with specific situations that need to be resolved in a timely manner.

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Stop! Before You Convert ILT to eLearning Do These 6 Things

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Classroom and eLearning are not “one and the same.” Convert Classroom Content To eLearning. Pulling from my 20 years of experience, the following are 6 actions to take when repurposing your ILT materials to eLearning. Which activities provide the most value? You do not have to lose this valuable activity when transitioning to online. You can see a great example of this type of online activity here. Adjust And Create Meaningful Activities.