Articles for the category: Planning
At the end of a training course not only the students are evaluated ... but the whole eLearning project. The final moment is essential to summarize the results achieved by the students and the online course.
In addition to the way we communicate, gamification and social networking have a strong impact on e-learning learning processes.
To introduce audiovisual elements in eLearning we use a technique borrowed from the world of cartoons. If you have never heard of the storyboard you are missing out on one of the crucial tools for designing an online course.
The graphic aspect of an eLearning platform, besides making the course more enjoyable, also has a practical value. Through the conscious use of design elements it is possible to make the interface more useful and more intuitive for students.
The questions to be asked to a small and medium-sized company are useful to understand what its training needs are. Where to start to prepare a tailor-made online course? Simple: from journalism.
An online course allows you to insert a wide variety of design elements that help to involve students and improve learning opportunities. However, it is essential that the interface is as intuitive as possible.
Those who think that gamification is to produce educational videogames did not fully understand one of the major trends in online education. Here then is what gamification means and how it can be used in the field of eLearning.
Many make the mistake of immersing themselves enthusiastically in the design of the course, without dwelling on some focal points.
Online collaborative learning activities facilitate knowledge exchange and active learning and require a strong commitment from teachers, including in the implementation of feedback and evaluation processes.
The details of an online course, from the objectives to the contents, must be contextualized. It is an essential feature that will allow students to be aware of the usefulness of the training path and of the job opportunities.
The smartphone is an essential part of everyday life and this would be enough to explain why having an LMS for mobile devices. There are many other good reasons to train on your smartphone.
Using e-learning in schools to support the traditional teaching method can be useful for several reasons: it facilitates shared learning, makes it more pleasant, stimulates students' curiosity and more.
Online courses seem to have solved the eternal debate between behavioral and cognitive theory by applying a hybrid approach to learning: the theory of social learning. But how do you create an online social dimension?
Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) is a typology of collaborative computer-based learning that can be easily integrated with the models and processes typical of distance learning.
Student needs must be one of the most important factors to create an engaging and useful online course. For this reason, when designing an online training course it is essential not to forget the users' point of view. What are they looking for?
With the expansion of e-learning the figure of the instructional designer is destined to grow.
The Learning Object (LO) consists in the possibility of re-using, in the context of e-learning courses, educational material in digital format that can support the student for learning purposes.
The beginning of the year is always a great time to tackle new and old obstacles that can jeopardize the success of your online course. For this reason, we suggest you little ideas to make improvements to your eLearning project.
When you have little time and resources to create an online course, the best solution could be to turn an existing online course into a personalized course. Here are some useful tips.
Is it better to make a long video which explains in detail the topic of an online course, or more short videos on the same topic? How to define the short and long concepts in eLearning?
Do you know the path that the participants take to complete their training? How to better manage the monitoring and why?
According to many, using video in online courses can help improve student learning and engagement. Despite this, several scholars and experts do not fully share this theory.
Online learning is not going away, so our challenge is to reduce attrition by making online learning “less distant” for learners.
Often those involved in eLearning must create quizzes and questions. What are the 7 characteristics of a "good question"?
Analysis of competition and its added value are not enough to establish the price of an online course. Price policy must be included in your marketing strategy.
The peak for those involved in eLearning? Never have attended an online course. So it is better to take cover with a MOOC with which to train and put yourself in the shoes of their students.
A list of the 11 things that an online trainer should not do.
Customizing an online course increases student involvement, but is it always possible to create tailor-made content and at the same time achieve the training objectives?
Internet has pushed more and more users on search engines to find “their” online content, often replacing an e-Learning course with a Google search. What should today's trainer do to respond to changes in technology?
To offer a course in eLearning mode, you need to use a clear platform that allows you to create and offer training content on your own. Here is a mini guide for those who want to create their first online course with DynDevice.