Campaign For Effective Elearning (#c4ee)

Upside Learning

Earlier this year Rob Hubbard chair of the eLearning Network launched a campaign for effective elearning at the Learning Technology 2012. With so much of mindless elearning being created around us everyday this is a welcome initiative. I loved the analogy of a compromise elearning course with a ‘hybrid car’, it drives (no pun intended) the point home quite well for buyers who simply don’t understand what good elearning is.

Seven musts for creating effective elearning

Challenge to Learn

Many new eLearning authors create eLearning with a presentation (PowerPoint) mindset. This article contains seven tips that will help you to create more engaging and effective eLearning modules. I also created an eLearning module with more background information, There is a link to that full free module at the end of the page. The problem is that you will get content heavy “PowerPoint like” courses that are not engaging or effective.

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Leveraging Mobility Effectively – Webinar

Upside Learning

eLearning Development Leveraging Mobility Effectively Mobile Learning MobilityMobility done ‘right’ can achieve incredible results. If your customers expect your employees to perform anytime and anywhere, mobility is the practical solution for performance support, as well as a lot of other needs like peer and expert knowledge sharing, live coaching and learning on the go. Upside Learning has analysed 13 years of experience […].

Effective eLearning Design

B Online Learning

When it comes to eLearning (also known as multimedia learning), the challenge is how to best present information in such a way that it does not overload the known limits of working memory and allows for […]. Adult Learning Principles eLearning Design design eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course motivation online learning

Legendary Presentations: eLearning, Sales Collateral, and Defeating Death-by-PowerPoint

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director, BrightCarbon

eLearning has the potential to fall into the same trap, as L&D professionals are tasked with creating content to hit tight deadlines and with limited budgets. You end up with click-through eLearning that’s just not interesting - and unengaged people don’t learn. And once that’s finished, we’ll look at how you can take this engaging eLearning content and easily repurpose it to create sales collateral for your teams to use with clients.

eLearning Reports: 3 LMS Metrics That Indicate Course Effectiveness

TOPYX LMS

LMS learners waste up to 40 percent of their time due to "frustrating experiences" with online courses, per eLearning Industry. 1 This statistic indicates that many eLearning courses aren’t as effective as they should be, but measuring the effectiveness of each course exactly can be a complex process. eLearning LMS LMS Reporting

Psychologically-Based Principles for Effective eLearning

Allen Interactions

We love to support our eLearning community through the sharing of relevant content. eLearningEditors Note: This is a guest blog post. Thank you to Leona Henryson for this article. Check out more of her work here. We'd love to hear your feedback on this post. Please let us know what you think in the comments!

5 Tips for Creating Effective & Engaging eLearning

Lambda Solutions

Creating online courses is one thing, creating courses that are both effective and engaging is another. With all the effort that goes into course development, why wouldn’t you ensure that the learning material is being well-received, and is effective? Effective and engaging eLearning programs are ones that deliver meaningful material, that enhance learner interest and increase learner retention. Here are 4 ways to create effective and engaging eLearning programs.

How to Apply Parallax Effect in Articulate Storyline 360?

Swift eLearning Services

Level up your elearning courses with the parallax scrolling effect. Authoring Tools eLearning 3D effect Articulate Articulate Storyline 360 Authoring Tool Elearning courses eLearning development Engaging elearning Parallax effect Parallax scrolling effectLet’s imagine when we deliver the course beyond the learner expectation, did he feel amaze?

5 Tips for Creating Effective & Engaging eLearning

Lambda Solutions

Creating online courses is one thing, creating courses that are both effective and engaging is another. With all the effort that goes into course development, why wouldn’t you ensure that the learning material is being well-received, and is effective? Effective and engaging eLearning programs are ones that deliver meaningful material, that enhance learner interest and increase learner retention. Here are 4 ways to create effective and engaging eLearning programs.

Return on Learning from Every Angle: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Accurately reporting the Return on Learning for an eLearning program is more complex than a traditional ROI calculation can convey. To get a full picture that goes beyond financial gains, you need to incorporate the perspectives of the Triple Bottom Line of Learning (TBLL) and what is important to each party involved: the C-suite, the learning team, and the learners. Join Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist at Inno-Versity, and Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead of Inno-Versity, as they conclude this series by highlighting key strategies and techniques to help you compile a TBLL Report for your next learning initiative.

6 Effective eLearning Techniques for Large Enterprises

TOPYX LMS

Creating functional, valuable eLearning courses can be a challenge, particularly in a large enterprise. Maintaining learner engagement and motivation, appealing to a large audience that spans different departments and functions, and successfully transferring knowledge that can be applied on the job are all necessary to a positive eLearning experience, but can be difficult to achieve. But the benefits of eLearning are substantial.

Developing Online Programs Efficiently and Effectively

CourseArc

As higher education institutions and school systems across the nation (and globe), close their physical classrooms and move learning online, the hardest step is determining how to do this effectively. Instructional Design Online Learning eLearning instructional continuity instructional design online learning rapid development remote learningWe are facing unprecedented challenges with the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Essential Elements Of An Effective eLearning Template

Adult Learning with Technology

As I look at developing a new eLearning template for where I work, I found this article to be really useful. Read more at 9 Essential Elements Of An Effective eLearning Template – eLearning Industry. Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning eLearning Tools eLearning Industry instructional designer templatesSharing as I hope it may help someone else.

7 Top Tips For Effective eLearning Videos 

eLearning Industry

eLearning videos can declutter and simplify education to a point where it becomes both accessible and understandable to everyone. Creating videos that are effective and powerful, however, is not that simple. Let’s take a closer look at how you can create effective and engaging eLearning videos. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning Learner Engagement Video In eLearning

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View from the Learner's Perspective: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Learners make an investment when they participate in learning initiatives - an investment that is often overlooked. Their schedules, priorities, and even their colleagues’ schedules are impacted. The Triple Bottom Line of Learning acknowledges the learner as a crucial stakeholder in the learning process. Join Miriam Taylor and Lonna Jobson of Inno-Versity as they continue in this series by looking at eLearning from the learner's perspective!

Creating Effective ELearning For Kids

LearnDash

Any seasoned instructional designer will tell you that elearning development cannot be approached in the same manner across multiple courses – even if the content is identical. From a corporate standpoint, creating elearning for an audience is challenging, but not nearly as challenging as creating elearning for kids. If you have to create elearning for kids, then you should first have a clear understanding on the age-group who will be taking the course.

5 Simple and Effective eLearning Interactions

Bottom-Line Performance

Why invest in eLearning courses instead of “flat” media like powerpoints and webinars? Besides the obvious benefits of reduced costs and a virtual training environment, eLearning allows learners to practice new skills and concepts safely through a variety of interactions. I interviewed Sharon Boller, President of Bottom-Line Performance, to compile a list of interactions that can be used over and over again in a variety of eLearning courses.

Effective eLearning Design & Development Using Top Rapid Authoring Tools

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When we talk in the context of training and development, a robust authoring tool helps to create innovative eLearning design. Top rapid authoring tools help to create effective online courses in a few clicks, thereby saving time and costs associated with workplace training. To address these challenges, companies use modern LMS tools to effectively create, repurpose, and deliver content in a cost-effective and time-saving manner.

Essential Elements Of An Effective eLearning Template

Adult Learning with Technology

As I look at developing a new eLearning template for where I work, I found this article to be really useful. Read more at 9 Essential Elements Of An Effective eLearning Template – eLearning Industry. Apps and Tools for eLearning eLearning eLearning Tools eLearning Industry instructional designer templatesSharing as I hope it may help someone else.

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.

3 Ways to Create Effective ELearning

LearnDash

If you are just starting off in the elearning industry, creating your first course is a way of passage. If you are creating elearning for a client on a consulting basis, you will also learn a great deal of patience! One question that many people ask is, “how do you create effective elearning”? The effectiveness of any elearning program is dependent on a variety of factors. elearning instructional design

ID and eLearning Links 8/25/20

Experiencing eLearning

But here’s what does work | PBS NewsHour “Discretion elimination” means changing systems to make choices more objective and less subject to the effects of implicit bias. This would be a good resource for elearning style guides too.

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

They don’t have to mean sacrificing creativity, engagement, or effectiveness. An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Developing Effective Custom Training While Respecting Resource Limitations. Budget limits. Deadlines.

Effective Instructional Graphics in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

We always recommend finding a way to create an image that engages learners and effectively communicates a message. The challenge is, to create effective instructional graphics can be time consuming and costly. The post Effective Instructional Graphics in eLearning appeared first on eLearning Brothers. We’ve all heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words.”

Fulfilling Today's (Changing) eLearning Needs

Speaker: Bryan Marriott, President, P1 Learning

eLearning cannot be a “one size fits all” proposition. Bryan Marriott, President of P1 Learning, will walk through the process of identifying learner needs, and then delivering training that specifically addresses those needs – in a short, effective, and entertaining manner. The elements of effective and engaging eLearning.

6 Design Tips for Building Effective Learning Games

LearnDash

We all know that gamification is an effective, enjoyable, engaging learning tool. Looking back, it’s a perfect example of effective gamification in e-learning. The post 6 Design Tips for Building Effective Learning Games appeared first on LearnDash. E-Learning Instructional Design elearning customization gamification learningBut how do you design a game for your course? I learned to type from an old computer game.

Creating eLearning Courses that Effectively Engage Learners

Lambda Solutions

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. This article will give you all the information you need concerning the creation of engaging content design for eLearning. It's no secret that a primary concern for most educators is the design of the courses that they teach.

Five Ways to Use an LMS for Effective Learning Measurement

Upside Learning

Here are the five ways to use an LMS for ensuring better and effective learning measurement: A good start is half the work well done. Related posts: Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch Top 5 reasons for implementing LMS: LC Survey UL Fun-e-toons: Learning Management.

3 practical tips that will make your eLearning course more effective

Challenge to Learn

More and more people with no eLearning background are creating eLearning. I found that there are three simple things that will make the eLearning courses more effective: Have a clear goal. The wrong way to start creating an eLearning course. Many people who start creating eLearning for the first time start with a presentation in mind, and that is the wrong way to start. An eLearning course is very different from a (PowerPoint) presentation.

6 Tips for Reducing the Complexity of Custom eLearning Development

Complicated eLearning projects can be daunting to develop and manage, with many pieces, varied needs and expectations, and limited resources. Learn from an experienced eLearning provider how to simplify the process by adhering to these 6 strategic tips. Make your next big project a walk in the park.

4 Easy Tips For Effective ELearning

LearnDash

This being the case, consider the items below as suggestions for making your elearning not only effective, but fun. As the elearning developer, it is your job to ensure that key points are conveyed in a way that is understandable, but doesn’t require an extensive industry-specific background. No one wants to take an elearning course that resembles a PowerPoint presentation. elearning instructional design

Tips For Using Audio Effectively In eLearning

eLearning Industry

With the advancement of technology, eLearning has become a norm in the modern teaching-learning environment. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning eLearning Design Tips eLearning Narration eLearning Voice Over

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Three Essential Design Elements for Effective eLearning Gamification

Allen Interactions

Gamification game-based learning eLearning GamesBy Carrie Zens, Director of Marketing / @carriezens. I am continually mesmerized by the crazy, fast-paced evolution of technology. There are oodles of apps for educational, informational, productivity, and recreational use available on our mobile devices. And lots of games. Games, games, games.

Frustratingly Effective Learning

Association eLearning

In short, effective learning usually isn’t “the quick and easy path.”. How eLearning Fits In. eLearning gives learners a safe place to try, fail, improve, try again, and practice until they’re confident and knowledgeable. How to Tell Frustratingly Effective eLearning from Bad eLearning. When it comes to learning, whether it’s eLearning or not, people get out what they put in.

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.

eLearning Video Best Practices: What Makes An Effective eLearning Video?

Ninja Tropic

There are tons of amazing eLearning Videos out there. These are three main factors to consider when making an eLearning video that stands out above others. The post eLearning Video Best Practices: <span class='orange'>What Makes An Effective eLearning Video?</span>