Boring and lifeless PowerPoint presentations or uninspiring videos can make it difficult to retain your employees’ interest in elearning courses. That’s why Instructional Design Strategies are so important. Instructional design strategies refer to the approaches and techniques adopted by eLearning experts in designing training course content. The right instructional design not only helps in achieving … Continue reading Instructional Design Strategies That Help Improve eLearning Engagement
The most talked about words in the world of technology these days are Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). The concept of Virtual Reality was initiated for the video game industry. It can possibly be “the next big thing” in eLearning industry as well, but it seems that VR is a bit ahead of … Continue reading Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go?
Game-based learning and gamification both rely on the same thing. Both – either wholly or partially – rely on games to convey knowledge to learners. It focuses on the idea of learner engagement as an important tool to discreetly push knowledge, or test newly acquired knowledge. Having games in a learning module is a noble … Continue reading Games People Play
There’s content, and there’s content. However, not all content is conducive for learning . And therein begins the slide of your storyboarding efforts towards ineffectiveness. Here are some tips that can help you write meaningful content, which could lead to effective learning. Know your purpose Know why you are creating the course. Understand the reasons … Continue reading 4 Tips for Writing Meaningful Learning Content
Every so often, while developing an eLearning course, we think about the different strategies and instructional models that will help us to create an effective eLearning course. But, an important aspect of this effectiveness is capturing the learner’s attention. In today’s world of fast-paced life and short attention spans, if you haven’t managed to capture … Continue reading 6 Tips to Gain Your Learner’s Attention
In this constantly evolving world of learning technology, the phrase personalized learning seems to be a buzz phrase that is used as opposed to the “one-size-fits-all” form of instruction. The concept of personalized learning is still evolving as the supporting technologies and approaches emerge. The “personalized” form of learning involves connecting with the learner’s interest … Continue reading Personalized Learning: Would You like Fries with That?!
The most effective way to identify whether your learners have acquired and retained the necessary skills and knowledge from your eLearning course is using assessments wisely. It is one of the most important tools in assessing your learners’ performance objectively. Let’s assume the learners have completed their assigned learning module and they all score an … Continue reading 7 Ways to Assess Your Learners Effectively
Not! Imagine starting out on a road trip to a new destination, without a roadmap (or the GPS lady!) – you’ll probably end up regretting starting out at all! It’s the same thing with a storyboard – loves it or hates it, you just can’t do without one. I mean, who really likes putting in … Continue reading Let’s do away with storyboarding…
Many professionals believe that bite-sized learning has always been the right size of learning. Some people may think it to be something that contains more useful content and that fits smaller screens or any screen. Micro-learning is learning in smaller fragments and goes hand in hand with traditional methods of learning. Micro-learning includes short-term topics, … Continue reading Bite-sized learning: So you don’t bite off more than you can chew