Articles for the category: Planning
Online courses are becoming more and more successful. However, the number of students leaving the training course due to lack of motivation also increases. What are the most suitable strategies to avoid this phenomenon?
The "cognitive overwhelm" is that feeling that students can experience when they cannot continue a training course in a satisfactory manner due to stress and an excessively confusing and information-laden program.
Using videos in e-learning is no longer a choice but a necessity. Animated videos, explanatory videos, live videos ... what kind of video is best suited to your target?
One of the main challenges in designing an online training course is to be able to keep students' attention high. Adding interactive elements is one of the best strategies to succeed in this endeavor.
How to avoid months of work for the preparation of an online course go up in smoke because the wrong tone of voice is chosen? Here are some useful tips.
Game-based learning is a teaching method that allows the user to visualize their progress and feel satisfied, motivating them to engage further and continue learning. In eLearning these aspects are fundamental.
An eLearning platform has different ways of use than a simple book. For this, it is necessary to design the course in such a way that students can easily navigate between chapters and online content.
Can online training unite different generations of workers and how?
What is the best way to give feedback to a student after a test? It is an important question as the student's assessment is a great teaching opportunity and an opportunity to stimulate learning.
Reading from a screen creates some difficulties. Yet, in an online course, textual content is essential to improve understanding and increase students' knowledge. How to make this type of content more attractive?
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?
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