As eLearning developers and Instructional Design (ID) professionals, we’re constantly looking for the most effective way to deliver our targeted learning objectives. Well, nothing beats the use of an evidence-supported approach to further deeper knowledge transference, and to assure the application of that learning in the workplace. In this post, we’ll talk about some of the strategies and tactics to promote deeper learning, through practice and feedback. How Deep Learning Works When employees undertake further learning, it is typically to build new skills or enhance proficiency in existing ones. So, how does learning happen? Well, it happens as a process: Employees undergo trainingThey rehearse what they’ve learned during exercises, tests, and assessmentsThey’re often not perfect! Trainers evaluate how they’ve performed, and instruct them on required actions or behavioral changes They incorporate those modifications when applying the newly-learned task/skill in the … [Read more...] about Evidence-based Tactics that Promote Deeper Learning and Application
iSpring Suite Max Review
At Your ELearning World, we are always looking for great solutions and easy to use eLearning authoring tools. When I learned about iSpring Suite Max, I knew I had to give it a try. Here’s an account of what I learned. Hopefully, some of you who are looking for an eLearning course authoring and publishing solution will find this information insightful. What’s It About? iSpring Suite Max is a collection of eLearning course authoring tools that allows you to design content through collaborative teamwork. With the Suite of tools available to them, design teams create e-courses that include videos, dialogue simulations, interactive quizzes and assessments, and a whole lot more. One distinctive feature of the product suite is a remarkably short learning curve. Thanks to the intuitive navigation and well-laid-out design, I was able to get productive, using my demo/trial subscription, within a short period of time. What’s Included? iSpring Suite Max is a 3-in-one solution … [Read more...] about iSpring Suite Max Review
The Art And Science Of Building Engaging And Result-Oriented eLearning Courses
Distance learning, online learning, remote learning, and mobile learning are extremely popular today. Today’s online learners, however, are extremely e-savvy. Therefore, when it comes to picking an online course, their expectations on value are high. What online learners are looking for isn’t just high-quality content, but also a fulfilling learning experience. And that experience starts with the sign-up process and continues even beyond the time they sent in their final assessments and feedback forms. The Value Propositions Understanding how to build engaging eLearning courses is vital to your success. In short, remote learners are looking for courses to help them understand, retain, and use the knowledge they learn. But they also want to enjoy the time they spend on the learning platform. For IDs, delivering such value lies in producing courses that meet learner expectations. As an ID, the interactions you deliver through your eLearning courses must provide learners with the … [Read more...] about The Art And Science Of Building Engaging And Result-Oriented eLearning Courses
8 Steps For Creating Engaging eLearning Courses
Creating eLearning content is exciting. However, even though you may be an expert on the subject matter of the course, it pays to resist the temptation to immediately fire up your desktop, laptop, or tablet to churn out content. Take a step back and review the bigger picture first. A bit of long-term planning will result in a more stress-free experience and will produce more engaging courses for your learners. 8 Steps To Successful eLearning Creation Developing eLearning courses is equally an art as it is a science. However, to get it right requires a tried-and-tested plan. Here’s an 8-step plan to get you started: Conduct Sound Audience And Needs Research As an Instructional Design professional, you’ll only receive rewards for the time, effort, and capital investments you make in designing and developing your eLearning course if it “sells.” Ensuring that there’s a demand for your creations requires sound audience research before you invest a lot into developing the … [Read more...] about 8 Steps For Creating Engaging eLearning Courses
7 Signs You Might Need To Outsource Your ELearning Writing Content
eLearning is the fastest growing method that learners consume training content today. As a result, more and more organizations are committing significant resources to write eLearning courses for internal and external learners. When You Should Outsource Your eLearning Writing Content Unfortunately, despite the increased resources, internal eLearning content writing initiatives still don’t come up to par, and course sponsors and administrators look to outsource some of that work. What are the signs that your eLearning writing content could use a bit of outsourcing assistance? 7 Signs To Look For Sometimes, it’s not the number of resources that matter. Despite adequate staffing and budgeting, your eLearning content projects might still not be living up to learner expectations. You need to monitor for signs that there’s trouble brewing and get help as soon as possible. Here are 7 signs that indicate you might need outsourced help with your eLearning content writing: 1. Overworked And … [Read more...] about 7 Signs You Might Need To Outsource Your ELearning Writing Content
Instructional Design for ELearning Program: Your guide to creating successful instructional design for eLearning courses!
Do you want to create super engaging, interactive, results-oriented eLearning courses that people love and WANT To Finish? In the Instructional Design for ELearning program, I teach you everything you need to know to become a successful instructional designer. This is not just a TRAINING program, but also an IMPLEMENTATION program. You will get: More than 10 hours of training Workbooks, handouts, case studies, and transcripts to accompany each lesson Templates that you can immediately apply to your own course designs Exercises and quizzes to test your understanding of each lesson There is a discussion board, where you can ask questions, share feedback, and communicate with me and other students in the program. As a bonus, you’ll get two complete tutorials for Articulate 360 and Adobe Captivate and a step-by-step lesson about developing effective eLearning portfolios. The first course covers the basic elements of course design including blended learning, … [Read more...] about Instructional Design for ELearning Program: Your guide to creating successful instructional design for eLearning courses!