ELearning

Synchronous vs. Asyncronous ELearning

Today, I want to talk about synchronous vs. asynchronous eLearning.  Most clients who request eLearning courses are unaware of these two options. Furthermore, most of the time, they seem to think that asynchronous is the way to go. However, this is not always true. Before...

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Video-based ELearning

Traditional learning saw teachers "pushing out" pre-determined syllabi to students over a pre-defined period of time. Over the past decade, however, eLearning has changed that approach of delivering education. As the age of the intra and internet progressed, instructional design has evolved from the "push"...

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Options for LMS

A decade or so ago, organizations, schools, colleges and universities had many options for commercial E-Learning development software products.  However, because of mergers and acquisitions, and Learning Management Software (LMS) industry consolidations, the options for developing and hosting E-learning courses have declined. As a result,...

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Rapid ELearning Tools Compared

Instructional Design theory is grounded in the belief that any learning that occurs is essentially a function of an instructional process. In other words, the more effective learning process an instructional designer builds, the better learning outcomes will be delivered. In addition to solid instructional...

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Analysis in ADDIE

  Analysis is the first yet the most neglected phase of the ADDIE model. Although most ISD professionals recognize its value in the overall instructional design process, they almost always skip this step. As a result, their training courses often do not bring the desired...

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ELearning authoring tools

Nowadays, there are so many rapid eLearning authoring tools on the market that selecting the best one is often challenging. At the end, it comes down to personal preference, but the following tips can help you make an appropriate selection.  Make a list of functionalities...

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ELearning and Cognitive Overload

Memory is the key concept when dealing with learning. When we are trying to learn something new, we store the information surrounding the concept in the working memory. Once in the working memory space, we begin to process the information. Unfortunately, memory is not infinite...

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