Tag: 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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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Machine Learning and eLearning – How Adaptive Learning can Flourish with these Technologies

Education is moving away from passive learning and content-centered instructions to a more active learning experience, where learners interact with technology and make sense of information through social and constructive learning strategies. In this post, I will explore the technologies of machine learning and eLearning, and how they can interact to make learning processes even…
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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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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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