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eLearning Brothers – Review

In a previous post, Richard Mayer on Multimedia Learning, I wrote about the importance of enhancing our learning solutions with attractive multimedia elements that will not be used only for decoration purposes, but also they will add value for motivation and engagement. To include beautiful multimedia elements, I normally use eLearning Brothers. eLearning Brothers is…
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Robert Gagne and the 9 Events of Instruction

In the post “The Rapid Instructional Design Model”, I explained the importance of having an organized approach when designing instruction, and that’s why we have instructional design models to serve as frameworks to guide our steps. In this post, we are more in the “design or prototyping” stage of the rapid instructional design model. Here,…
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The Rapid Instructional Design Model – My Favorite Model to Get the Job Done

An instructional design model is a framework of work to develop learning solutions. In this post, I will show you the benefits I find in the rapid instructional design model, which is my favorite model to develop eLearning and get the job done. Why Use an Instructional Design Model? As I explained in the previous…
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Richard Mayer on Multimedia Learning

Multimedia elements such as videos, animation, graphics and voice narrations impact the learning process, and with the advances of technology, it is becoming easier to incorporate these elements into the classroom and in eLearning. In this post, I share with you some insights about the cognitive theory of Dr. Richard Mayer on multimedia learning. The…
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Online Course in a Website – Hosting your Course in Google Cloud

If you are an educator, eLearning developer or if you create content that you like to share to your audience from your blog, then this post might be interesting for you, because here I’ll explain one way to put your online course in a website using Google Cloud. If you already have an audience who…
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SCORM Cloud – Review

In this post, I’ll do a review of SCORM Cloud. This is a tool I use almost every day for different purposes. I use it to test SCORM files and to deliver eLearning modules through websites. I also use it when I have limitations with my normal Learning Management System (LMS). Sometimes I have to…
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What is SCORM? – Understanding the Basics

SCORM is the most popular format for creating eLearning courses. Professionals in the eLearning field use the SCORM term a lot and sometimes I wonder, do we really know “what is SCORM?” Do you want to know more about this popular term? Then keep reading. In this post I will explain what a SCORM is…
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Augmented Reality for Children’s Books – Review of CleverBooks

Augmented Reality (AR) is an interactive experience that brings digital assets into the real world. In the previous post “Augmented Reality for Kids – Educational Magic to Enhance Imagination and Learning”, I discussed the potential of AR in different fields such as gaming, social media, healthcare and education, just to name a few. In this…
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Augmented Reality for Kids – Educational Magic to Enhance Imagination and Learning

Augmented Reality (AR) is an interactive experience of a real-world environment where the objects that reside in the real-world are “augmented” by computer-generated digital assets. Augmented reality has so much potential in gaming, education, retail and shopping, social media, business and healthcare. This post is an initial discussion on augmented reality for kids and how…
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Professional Learning Communities – Mapping my Learning Connections

When I started to think about a career change from engineering to the educational field I did not know where to start or what steps to take. In order to organize my ideas, I went online and started researching about the different fields in education and what could be more suitable to me. This research…
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