When it comes to absorbing information, visuals are the first thing to catch our attention. Researchers have found that visuals play an important role in helping us recognize and recollect information, which results in improved learning.
Incorporating images into eLearning can assist viewers to better connect and understand scenarios. Visual [...]
Content development is the process of gathering and organizing information in the form of type, graphics, images, video, or audio, in a way that engages the audience. Content development should result in eLearning courses that leave a lasting impression on learners.
Here are three tips we keep in mind while developing content for eLearning co [...]
1. Security of proprietary information becomes problematic
How secure is your organizations information? Patents? Trademarks? Legal documents will not serve any protection in foreign countries like it does in the U.S. Keep in mind, foreign judges usually show favoritism to their local companies. According to the FBI, NDAs do not hold up, crea [...]
Custom eLearning is not just another privilege in our fast-paced, instant gratification, want-it-now lives; it is becoming a necessity to help training departments overcome constraints and address enterprise challenges.
It wasn’t all that long ago that online learning didn’t exist, and the only corporate training available was instructor led. [...]
If the eLearning course is visually unappealing or uninviting, learners may view it as a waste of time, and might even question the credibility of the information. Appeal to your learner’s visual senses and grab their attention by using an engaging design. Here are a few tips and tricks.
Color: It’s one of the first things we notice when we e [...]
Microlearning is small learning units that allow the learner to absorb course material quickly and effectively. These short standalone modules cover one or two learning objectives. The duration is relatively short and each module can be anywhere between 1-10 minutes. Micro modules cover topics that are simple and can be used as quick referenc [...]
Audio narration in an eLearning course adds value and success and allows the learners to become fully engaged in the learning process. It helps the learner to grasp the content more effectively and draw attention to key points on the screen. Audio helps the learner move at a good pace.
But just having recording on the slide is not enough to k [...]
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that federal agencies develop online content that is accessible to people with disabilities. eLearning modules should be developed keeping in mind the standards that allow learners with disabilities to access the information without any technology barriers.
Statistics show that 15% of the U.S. po [...]
Quality design presents information in a clear, concise way that engages an audience effectively. Graphic design should play a major role in any project, whether it is an interactive online module, or a printed job-aid. Without design, an audience could completely miss the message or worse yet, ignore the content. When taking time to develop [...]
Organizations adding a virtual communication resource will have the advantage of more efficient communication, less travel, increased convenience and efficiency, etc. Of course, there is some preparation and work on the front end to realize those benefits.
Once the virtual platform is operational, and teams are trained on its functionality, t [...]