Custom eLearning: Online Tutorials vs. Printable Reference Guides

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Sister Rosie writes on the eLearning Brothers website that often when we work on custom eLearning projects we are faced with the decision of what type of reference materials we should include in the project. Should we include a link to online tutorials or should we create printable reference guides? Sister Rosie thinks the answer to this question is dependent upon your audience and the content. Some learners are quick… Read More »Custom eLearning: Online Tutorials vs. Printable Reference Guides

Use mini-scenarios for pocket-sized eLearning lessons

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In this post, Bryan Jones of eLearning Art takes the use of conversation in eLearning one step further and shows you how a fleshed out conversation can become a mini-scenario. These mini-scenarios put an issue into context and encourage your learners to think about how they would respond in a similar situation. Click here to see what Bryan has to say.

The Basics of Scenario-Based eLearning

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In this post, Christopher Pappas, founder of The eLearning Industry’s Network, walks you through the various aspects of scenario-based eLearning, so that you can design eLearning courses which not only keep the learners motivated and engaged, but provide them with the best possible educational experience that effectively enhances their skill sets and/or knowledge base. Click here to read Christopher’s post in full.

How Can Your Learners Help You Build Better E-Learning?

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Those of us who cut their teaching/training teeth at the face-to-face coalface (so to speak), know that when presenting to an audience, whether it be a dozen or many hundreds, you get real and immediate feedback from those who are watching you – mainly by way of body language. This input from your audience, if used correctly, can enable you to adjust what you are doing so as to better… Read More »How Can Your Learners Help You Build Better E-Learning?

The Elusive ROI for Learning Through Technology

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This month, Learning Solutions Magazine has an interesting and in-depth article on RoI written by internationally acknowledge experts, Jack and Patti Phillips. In it they look at the challenge, the type of data, causes, the ROI Methodology ™ and tips for designers and developers. Click here to read the article in Learning Solutions Magazine.

Content is “King”

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Craig Weiss said it. And he goes one step further – it is the most important aspect of e-learning. If you do not have content – then all those other components, LMSs, social and mobile learning, authoring tools, assessment tools, video learning tools, micro-courses, e-learning tools in general, are worthless. If I can be so bold as to add a few words alongside those of Craig, it is certainly my… Read More »Content is “King”

What is Blended Learning?

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Blended learning is an approach to learning that utilises a range of appropriate learning delivery mechanisms. Before the world of online or computer delivered learning existed, it typically involved the use of face-to-face tuition, reading, audios and videos. Now there are many additions to that mix. Arguably, blended learning is what all learning should be – using the most appropriate media/delivery mechanism for each learning resource used. One potential of… Read More »What is Blended Learning?

How Learners Read on Screen

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Our thanks to shiftelearning.com who created this infographic and gave permission for it to be displayed.

Creating elearning – what’s involved?

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Here is an interesting infographic from Leanforward which gives you an idea of the team, time and effort that might be involved in the creation of elearning. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics

24 Statistics & Tips to Boost Your eLearning Strategy

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Karla Gutierrez of Shift eLearning has signed off for the festive season with a great collection of statistics and tips that will set you thinking for the new year ahead. As Karla says “Effective learning doesn’t require expensive technology and elaborated training sessions. It doesn’t even demand the impossible from you, the course developer. But it does call for a change in mindset. “It’s key to set aside some time… Read More »24 Statistics & Tips to Boost Your eLearning Strategy