3 Basic Forms of Effective eLearning Activities
JULY 5, 2016
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. eLearner success is your success. Activity.
Active Listening: How to Do It & Why You Should Practice It
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Skills like active listening. Active listening is simply a method for listening to [.]. The post Active Listening: How to Do It & Why You Should Practice It appeared first on. Communication at Work Communication Skills Training eLearning Active Listening training Developing Listening skills at work Improving Communication at workWe all want to be heard.
Active Training Series
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
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. Active Training. Image credit: wiley.com.
eLearning Activities and Interactions
JUNE 3, 2010
Everyone is always looking for ways to make their eLearning more interactive. Here is a simple eLearning scenario template. Awesome eLearning Do’s and Don’ts. Visit our other sites: eLearning Activities , eLearning Games , Articulate Skins.
7 Top Benefits Of Collaborative eLearning
JANUARY 10, 2017
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.
Answering The Top 6 Microlearning FAQs
APRIL 20, 2017
Are you ready to offer bite-size eLearning experiences to your audience? Microlearning is one of the top eLearning trends in your industry. It allows you to create memorable eLearning content on a tight eLearning budget , in a fraction of the time.
Instructional Design Post-SCORM
JANUARY 10, 2017
Kicking off the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders Series will be Megan Torrance from TorranceLearning on, “xAPI for Instructional Designers.” Torrance is Chief Energy Officer at TorranceLearning, an eLearning Brothers Company, where they specialize in custom learning design and development.
8 Best Practices For Designing Gamified eLearning Experiences
AUGUST 17, 2016
How To Design Gamified eLearning Experiences. There isn’t any doubt that gamification holds a prominent place in the future of eLearning. Determine WHY And HOW To Gamify Your eLearning Course. First and foremost, your eLearning course should enlighten online learners.
6 Tips To Improve Customer Service With Online Training
MAY 13, 2016
Simulations can improve customer service staff’s active listening skills , and make them more compassionate and empathetic service providers. Create eLearning videos that show both ends of the spectrum. How To Improve Customer Service With Online Training.
7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning
MARCH 15, 2016
New post 7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning on Obsidian Learning. In this article, I’ll share 7 techniques to enhance knowledge retention techniques you can take into account in your next eLearning course design. Applying Knowledge Retention Techniques In eLearning.
7 Tips To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Self-paced eLearning courses put trainees in charge of their eLearning experience. How To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course. Today, accessing self-paced eLearning courses is as easy as clicking a download button or logging into a Learning Management System.
Collaborative eLearning and Instructional Design Dos and Don’ts
MAY 31, 2016
Collaborative elearning activities can provide a fresh approach to elearning. To enforce eLearning into long-term memory some sort of assessment is required that will give the learners a chance to illustrate how much material they were able to absorb.
Utilizing Gaming Elements: 5 Popular Ways Of Delivering Successful Game-Based Learning
JULY 6, 2016
Digital games have the potential to create active and engaging environments for learning, supporting problem-solving and learning through practice. For cut-out people and graphics as well as some “game” templates – elearningtemplates.com/elearning-activities/.
8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification
MARCH 29, 2017
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. Create A Goal-Centered eLearning Storyboard.
Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards
JANUARY 23, 2017
This managing eLearning blog’s mission is to inform managers about emerging topics and to impart advice concerning becoming a better leader and manager. As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor.
6 Tips To Add Psychological Flow In eLearning
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
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. How To Add Psychological Flow In eLearning Experiences.
Instructional Games and the Added Element of Fantasy
APRIL 24, 2017
Do elearning activities always have to be realistic in order to promote learning? The trainee can utilize information they already have to test in different scenarios within the context of an elearning game.
What is Micro-Learning?
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
Micro-learning is learning in smaller segments and goes hand in hand with traditional eLearning. Activities include short-term lessons, projects, or assignments with smaller amounts of information. Like eLearning, micro-learning can be accomplished in a variety of ways. eLearning Industry shared 17 great resources here. Recently, we have been hearing the term “ micro-learning ” more often, especially in corporate environments.
4 Motivation Strategies for eLearning Environments with Massive Learners
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Developing training for a limited number of learners with similar backgrounds is very different from developing an eLearning program for a widely dispersed audience with varying experiences, language and cultural backgrounds. Instant marketing for your eLearning across the globe!
Game Development: A Designer Perspective
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
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. The challenge to develop engaging activities from static content was a natural choice for me. Explore Activities.
How To Motivate Millennials In Online Training: Top 9 Tips For eLearning Professionals
JULY 6, 2015
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
How to Make Sticky eLearning Content
JANUARY 8, 2015
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. For example, in an article in Elearning! Elearning!
10 psychology terms every Instructional Designer should know
APRIL 5, 2016
That’s why it’s essential for eLearning professionals to have a good grasp of the basics of psychology and understand how the human mind thinks and learns. It will also help you to design more powerful and practical eLearning courses for online learners.
MAY 26, 2016
It’s a fact that even the best eLearning course cannot teach people how to operate an aircraft because operating an aircraft is a psychomotor skill, which requires real-life practice. So, how can eLearning professionals include informal learning in their training curriculum?
Situated Cognition In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know
DECEMBER 7, 2015
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. 5 Tips To Use Situated Cognition In eLearning.
The Colors of eLearning
MARCH 1, 2011
We at eLearning Brother really like orange.). Build eLearning Games and eLearning Activities. eLearning Instructional Design colorColor impacts your courses and your learners.
Finding the Muddiest Point of your eLearning Course
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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.
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DECEMBER 26, 2006
7 Ways eLearning Visuals Benefit Online Learners
APRIL 10, 2017
In this article, we’ll share the 7 ways in which eLearning visuals can benefit online learners and improve your eLearning course’s effectiveness. How eLearning Visuals Benefit Online Learners. The 7 Benefits Of eLearning Visuals. Improve eLearning ROI.
6 Tips to Create Engaging eLearning Courses
JULY 28, 2015
Engaged learners are what we are actually looking for in eLearning. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to create engaging eLearning courses that will allow you to increase your audience’s engagement levels by using a variety of eLearning resources, techniques, and strategies.
Designing eLearning to Maximize the Working Memory
JULY 22, 2014
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 , plays a key role in our ability to learn, and thus, plays a key role in eLearning. Effective eLearning Activities.
Wrapping Up 2016
JANUARY 9, 2017
This offers a more personalized touch, better onboarding and an overall increased success rate for your eLearning activities. Wishes for a merry, funny, happy, crazy new year to everyone! For the second year in a row, we are sharing an update of how things are progressing around here.
8 Tips To Save Time On Your Next eLearning Project
DECEMBER 19, 2016
This article features 8 tips to help you save time and resources on your next eLearning project. How To Save Time On Your Next eLearning Project. Whether you have a propensity for procrastination or simply need to speed up your eLearning development process, this article can help.
What Makes eLearning Boring?
APRIL 20, 2011
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. Instead of telling learners all they need to know, pull them into an activity, or a problem to solve, early in the lesson. This means that filling eLearning slides with detailed steps and tips is probably unnecessary. By Shelley A.
Personal Learning Paths for eLearning
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Personal learning paths are user-chosen and give learners control over their own eLearning experience, so that they can more effectively acquire and retain knowledge and skills that will help them in the real world.
eLearning in the Workplace
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
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. The Developing User: These users are developing and coordinating use of eLearning.
The difference between Game-based Learning and Gamification
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 1, 2016
Well, both of these eLearning concepts offer eLearning course and training program a number of benefits. This post, hopefully, will help you determine which methodology is more suitable for your next eLearning training session and course.