Category: eLearning

Best Practices of Online Teaching – Considerations to Set up an Online Learning Experience

If you have to be the facilitator of a course in a digital environment, you will find different challenges compared to facilitate a face to face session. But don’t worry, in this post I share some tips and strategies to set the online learning stage for success with the best practices for online teaching. Identify…
Read more

Motivation in eLearning – Understanding the Adult Learner

In the previous post, “ARCS Model and Instructional Design – Motivation in eLearning” we discussed different strategies about how to keep our learners motivated through course design. In this post, we will continue exploring this fascinating topic of motivation in eLearning and we will explore other strategies to motivate our learners including more cognitive elements…
Read more

ARCS Model and Instructional Design – Motivation in eLearning

Engaging learners is always a challenging task. Many studies have researched in the link between engagement and motivation. In this post, we will analyze the ARCS model and instructional design strategies to increase motivation in eLearning. What is the ARCS model? John M. Keller (born March 5, 1938) is an American educational psychologist, best known…
Read more

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in Education – Strategies for eLearning

Designing highly motivating learning experiences is the challenge that most instructional designers and educators face. After all, each learner has different goals, desires, needs and preferences as we discussed in the post “Different Learning Styles – How to Design Learning to Accommodate our Learners”. In this post, we will be examining Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs…
Read more

Different Learning Styles – How to Design Learning to Accommodate our Learners?

People learn in different ways. We all have our individual preference for the ways in which we learn. In this post, we will explore different models to categorize learners into different learning styles. We will also explain how to design learning to accommodate our learners. Understanding the different learning styles will influence the design and…
Read more

Evaluating in eLearning – How do I Constantly Evaluate my eLearning Solutions

One crucial part of the process for educators and instructional designers is evaluating in eLearning. Not only, we should evaluate or assess our learners to verify if they are gaining a new knowledge, but also, it is important that we evaluate the design before implementation to make sure it will be a successful project. Also,…
Read more

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…
Read more

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,…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more