Changing the Face of Learning with Augmented Reality

I recently took a trip to New York City and other than losing my soul in this concrete jungle, I was also really impressed by the use of technology in all aspects of the city – from Wifi in the underground trains to the successful use of augmented reality apps at tourist attractions and museums. This got me Read more about Changing the Face of Learning with Augmented Reality[…]

Understanding Adult Learning

Adults learn in a very different way to that of children and students. Adults have a lot on their mind and are difficult to motivate and engage with. So how do we negate these problems and create successful learning? Let’s first understand Adult Learning. Malcolm Shepard Knowles was an American educator well known for the Read more about Understanding Adult Learning[…]

How to create an eLearning storyboard

Before you begin creating any eLearning module, it is important to first storyboard your course. Let’s take a deeper look into what is a storyboard, how will it benefit you and how do you create one?   What is a storyboard? An eLearning storyboard is a course script which entails the learning objectives, visual elements, Read more about How to create an eLearning storyboard[…]

There’s nothing funny about Fun

The concept of eLearning should be a fun experience. Does an interactive talking dog or a messy office where you click on objects to read a point really make your eLearning course fun? To an extent it does, but it does not challenge or motivate learners in any meaningful way.  According to gamification techniques, fun Read more about There’s nothing funny about Fun[…]

Cognitive Overload

Take a moment to think about how much information you are exposed to on a daily basis through news in print, articles, websites, television adverts, promotions and social media. Every day we are constantly being overloaded with information that often leave us overwhelmed and confused. Learners experience the same problem when taking an eLearning course Read more about Cognitive Overload[…]

Happily ever after in eLearning

  Once upon time there was an eLearning instructor who wished he could make his student’s learning experiences motivating, informative, persuasive and most of all be able to help his students retain the information learned. So he set about on a journey to make his wish come true. As he ventured through the forest, he Read more about Happily ever after in eLearning[…]

The use of social media in learning

Social media…you either love it or hate it! For some, social media is an important part of their daily tasks but for others social media is a complete waste of time. However, no matter which side of the fence you sit on, it is important to understand the potential social media has in learning.   Read more about The use of social media in learning[…]

It’s in the Storyboard

As an instructional designer, it is known that good eLearning is about design and not software. In order to have great design, your foundation or storyboard for your eLearning course needs to be carefully planned and detailed. A storyboard is a document that identifies the learning objectives, visual elements, text elements, audio elements, interactions and Read more about It’s in the Storyboard[…]

Flipping learning on its side

What is a flipped classroom? A flipped classroom is a model in which lectures and content is viewed online at home, whilst homework elements of a course is done in the classroom. It is an offspring from blended learning that has proven to lead to better learner results.   How it works? With the vast Read more about Flipping learning on its side[…]

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