Successful e-Learning strikes a balance between quality and price. With appropriate planning, creative thinking, and the proper tools, you can give your learners a great experience that won't break the bank.
Follow these steps to make your e-Learning go further.Continue reading
To succeed in instructional design and eLearning, an understanding of industry best practices is crucial. Theories and resources abound, but a critical first step is developing knowledge around popular instructional design models.
ID models guide the development and strategy of each learning solution project. Each model has advantages and disadvantages. The challenge comes in determining which model works best for you, your team, and your learners.Continue reading
Microlearning offers a short, focused learning solution to help learners achieve a specific goal or single, meaningful objective. Well-designed microlearning is easy to digest, process, and apply, promoting learner satisfaction.
This approach focuses on creating bite-sized learning versus a comprehensive program. For example, rather than designing a 12-week in-depth training, provide a quick video, podcast, interactive demo, game, or brief e-Learning course that addresses a particular challenge.Continue reading
Level up your course creation game by checking out these popular instructional design/eLearning tools. Most tools include free trials and offer in-depth tutorials, so be sure to take advantage.
NOTE: It's important to spend your time on 2-3 tools that will give you the most leverage in getting your first ID job or a desired promotion. Study job postings. Which tools are mentioned, especially the tools you see over and over? What skills are required to perform the job successfully?
Here are twelve (12) tools to help with efficient, effective, and free course/learning solution creation (this is not an all-inclusive list):Continue reading