The Magic of Microlearning

Association eLearning

Keeping the parts focused and “bite-sized” helps prevent overly dense content. Smaller file sizes. A traditional eLearning course on car maintenance might be several hours long and have general divisions like, “Engine Maintenance,” “Tire Maintenance,” and so on. The parts are quicker than a traditional eLearning course and there are lots of benefits, although microlearning can still suffer from poor design. One of you car’s headlights is out.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

What are the skills you need to land an elearning job? Working in elearning taps into many skill sets. Designing or developing elearning requires experience in training and project management as much as audio and video production. I focus here on what I think are the top skills for elearning now, in 2011. More companies will have one or two elearning people handling all the elearning duties for their team. Rapid Development.

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Cognitive Load vs. Load Time

eLearning Weekly

This article, by Eric Matas, is the first of a three part series on the Psychology of Elearning. Influencing different neural systems means developing different events. And using different events in elearning means a multimedia approach. Recently, wired with cognitive load theory, I made the perfect elearning course in Captivate. Bottom line, the sheer size of the files was too much to handle. Extreme Makeover Elearning Edition.

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. Almost daily I get emails asking how to get started with developing elearning. Here are five tips that will help you gain experience and develop the skills to build elearning courses that you can be proud of. While the book focuses on web usability, most of what he says about web pages applies to elearning, as well. Create a simple 10 slide PowerPoint file.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Terminology can feel like buzzwords and jargon to the amateur but many are essential knowledge for the eLearning professional. Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. That’s why we’ve compiled this eLearning glossary. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation).