15 Websites to Source Images for E-learning Modules [Infographic]

CommLab India

Images play an important role in conveying information and engaging learners in eLearning courses. eLearning Design E-learning ModulesThey make explanation simple, complement onscreen text, and reduce cognitive load.

Small is Big: Converting PDFs to E-Learning Modules

Origin Learning

One of the biggest myths surrounding e-learning is that it is simply information presented on a computer screen. If possible, use different color schemes for different kinds of topics, say all compliance training modules in black and red, while all marketing related modules in blue and black.

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eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun

Learnnovators

When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. So I take no joy in predicting that elearning modules will inevitably be murdered. The best of today’s elearning modules have learnt from past excesses.

Assessing Learner Confidence in Training Modules

ATD Learning Technologies

An employee that knows how to guess well can pass nearly any training module, but he will likely be totally unprepared for the job. Conversely, if an employee correctly answers a question, but reports low confidence in their answer, they are not likely to ever use that information.

Why You Should Create Microlearning Modules in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

From time to time your course content keeps changing; today’s information will become tomorrow’s history. Full length courses don’t have the flexibility to keep up with today’s constant change in information.

Creating Captivate Courses from Multiple Merged Microlearning Modules

eLearning Brothers

It’s a concept that applies to many parts of our lives from all the tiny bits and bytes of data that come together to make the Information Superhighway, to the myriad nuts, bolts, gears and tubes that comprise our motor vehicles. To add additional modules, click the plus sign.

Putting Together an ERP Trail Mix: Some Bite-sized Modules for Employees To Snack On

CommLab India

Give them bite-sized modules that deal with a single learning objective and provide just-in-time support whenever they require. Short learning modules for role-based training. Hence, each bite-sized unit provides individual employees the specific information relevant to their jobs.

Consider Rapid E-learning to Custom Online Training Module in Minimum Time

CommLab India

What is your best option when it comes to developing a custom online training module in minimum time? On the one hand, it refers to the software and process used to create eLearning content and courses quickly, and on the other to learning delivered in short, quick electronic-based modules.

From Why to Wow: Develop E-learning Modules for Engaging Compliance Training

CommLab India

These have a reputation of having repetitive or irrelevant information. This is because these courses cover generic information. Share information about management decisions with a friend working for a competitor?

5 Reasons Your Learners Love to Hate Your Online Training Modules

CommLab India

Let me explain: With all good intentions, course developers and subject matter experts create online training modules, believing that they MUST be loved by learners and produce awesome results, merely because of the time, money, and effort spent in creating them.

The Dos and Don’ts of Developing Self-paced Training Modules

CommLab India

You need to come up with ideas that will make your learners want to know more, be eager to go to the next module, and ready to follow the instructional path you have designed. Do not add extraneous information.

Chunking Information to Design eLearning

B Online Learning

How do I convert a large training manual into a short eLearning module? Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces so that human brain can easily digest the new information.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

To get it out of their heads, we need to shift our approach by making traditional formal training more flexible by incorporating more informal learning. Rolling out Informal Learning. Before take a deeper look at informal learning, let’s look at how we learn.

How to Create an Interactive PowerPoint Elearning Module

Rapid eLearning

Feel free to replace the content with your own if you need a quick interactive module. As a rule of thumb, once I get three or more slides with the same information, I try to put as much as I can on the master slide so it’s easier to edit and maintain.

The 9 Most Common Corporate Training Module Mistakes

KnowledgeAnywhere

At the same time, not all training modules are equally effective. Let’s look at the nine most common corporate training module mistakes. If your training modules are overly theoretical, they won’t prepare your employees for the situations in which they’ll need the information. For example, if a new hire is learning how to use a software program, you’ll need corporate training modules that simulate typical use cases within the software. Lengthy Course Modules.

Chunking Information

The eLearning Coach

Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces (Oh, that’s the visual!) so the brain can more easily digest new information. The reason the brain needs this assistance is because working memory, which is the equivalent of being mentally online, holds a limited amount of information at one time. The pearl of wisdom here is that if a learner’s working memory is full, the excess information will just drop out—as in disappear.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

Wikipedia With the rise of social and informal learning, and ubiquitous mobile devices (tablets, phablets, smartphones and everything in between), micro-learning as a concept and practice has taken off. Typically, micro-learning or learning bytes or learning capsules work well as a component of informal learning where the learner pulls what they need to solve an immediate problem. Does micro-learning have to exist in a tangible form like a module, document or video?

Online Training Job Aids: Critical Information Just a Click Away!

CommLab India

With a tap, and a click he is able to find the information he needs without stumbling and mumbling through his interaction with a prospect. Let’s check a few online job aids to help your workforce get the critical numbers, steps, or information they need.

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Short, informative, focused: The secret ingredients of explainer animations

Sponge UK

Give your learners a focused burst of information to reinforce your elearning course. An explainer animation puts a lot of information on a single subject into a small package. Informative – There’s a message.

"Hey ya'll": Informal Language is the way to go in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

There is research evidence to indicate that informal language in an e-learning module is more effective than formal language. So when learners received instruction informally, they performed better later on.

6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

When we really let that sink in, rather than just forcing attendance at a workshop or completion of an elearning module, the focus becomes creating a context that will encourage and support learning and high performance. Similarly, formal learning can help shape and direct informal learning.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

I prefer to see MOOCs through the lens of informal learning which values the learning over its bureaucracy. As for big data, there is clearly a lot of potential in using it to inform our practice – if we can access it. Will interactive videos replace e-learning modules?

Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow model describes the concept of being so engaged in an activity, such as an online course, that you remain engaged for an extended period of time, completing modules, activities, and assessments without taking breaks.

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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

In the bad old days, technically challenged L&D professionals had to pay exorbitant fees to development houses to produce simple modules. Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE). Unlike a VLE, an ILE is strictly informal. A touch dramatic, isn’t it?

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Investing in Social and Informal Learning Klass Capital Acquires Controlling Stake in Docebo

Training Industry

We also believe that Docebo is in a strong position to address the social and informal learning management needs that exist in the market.” Claudio Erba, president and CEO of Docebo, echoed this sentiment, saying, “Organizations are beginning to understand that collaboration and informal learning are more effective than formal training methods.” Harvard Business School recently saw the benefits of combining technology and informal learning.

Monitoring informal learning with a Learning Record Store

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The teacher may use this information to adapt his class teachings. Especially if you have the ambition to monitor both formal and informal activities of employees it might be useful. eg e learning modules) that you have offered.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Social learning” cannot be assigned as one would a course or a module. To transition from a hierarchical to a networked and transparent culture requires a conscious untangling of all the unspoken assumptions and biases that inform the present culture and values.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

While typically designed around a core set of content modules / topics, it has a lose boundary. A MOOC has a core topic and a set of created or curated content modules covering the topic to a desired depth and level.

Developing Online Microlearning Modules for Sales Training: A 6 Step Process

CommLab India

The tiny attention spans of this new age learners is compelling organizations to come up with micro-learning modules. is important to identify the “need-to-have” and “nice-to-have” information. Step 3 – Divide content logically into microlearning modules.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. Hi Paulo, thank you for the information that you share!

The gradebook module

eFront

The gradebook module uses a formula to convert scores for activities to an aggregated lesson score at a range from 1 and 100 - and subsequently to a grade (e.g, After installing the module we have to decide on how scores will be translated to grades.

Extensions on RSS module

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/02/2010 Extensions on RSS module eFront had for some time now an RSS module that could fetch and present an RSS feed inside a lesson or on administrators panel.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.