eLearning Design and Development Tips

eLearning Design and Development Tips – 09/17/2013

As eLearning designers and developers, we must constantly educate ourselves. It is important to stay current on trends and techniques. In doing so, we improve ourselves, our co-workers and our company. Keeping up on the latest and greatest eLearning design and development techniques can be challenging. The eLearning Network has put together a list of sites to visit that will assist you in this endeavor.

  • Understanding the Adult Learners Motivation and Barriers to Learning: This article discusses the stages in an adult learners life as well as cognition, emotion and environment. You will also learn about motivation and barriers for adult learners. If you struggle with designing or developing for the adult learner, this article will give you understanding and suggestions for how to design and develop for the adult learner.
  • Blended Learning Today: A PDF that explains the various elements of blended learning by delving into topics such as assessment strategies, personas, asking why, and case studies showing the benefits of blended learning. You will learn what blended learning is and when and how to use it in your training. Have you wanted to include blended learning in your training but were not sure how to mesh it with your current course? This PDF will give you the information that you need to implement the blended learning concept into your courses for a more fulfilling and rich eLearning experience.
  • Implementing Mobile Learning: A PDF, which discusses when and how best to implement mobile technology into your content. Do you have a client that wants you to target their mobile devices for eLearning? If so, this PDF will help you to understand all of the aspects that need to be considered when targeting mobile devices to push out eLearning.
  • Billion Dollar Graphics: This is a chapter from Billion Dollar Graphics that illustrates the importance of turning text into graphics. Have you ever wondered how to represent the text on a page with graphics? Graphics can replace lines of text and have a greater impact on the learner. This chapter will give you some advice and suggestions on how to turn your words into graphics and improve the impact of your course.

 

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