Author: Brian de Jong

Blended Learning

Ten Top Tips for Successful Blended Learning

A blended learning approach, as the name suggests, refers to the use of more than one method when delivering education and training. Frequently, this will involve using online course materials together with a more traditional classroom-style approach.

e-learning, onboarding

Making a Great First Impression: Using Videos in Your Onboarding Training

e-learning, Authoring

New to using authoring tools for e-learning? Here are three important things you need to know before creating your first online course

The growth in e-learning authoring tools has been one of the most useful developments in L&D for the past couple of years – making life considerably easier for many learning professionals.

Educational technology, Authoring

Just getting started with e-learning authoring tools? these 5 simple categories will help you choose the one that’s right for you.

E-learning authoring tools are software packages which allow you to create your own online learning modules, assessments or quizzes. The software then enables you to share those with specific employees, teams or indeed the wider organization.

SCORM, e-learning, LMS

SCORM versus xAPI, cmi5 and AICC

 


Since it is a “reference model” rather than an individual standard, SCORM is designed to overarch various existing specifications. Some refer to SCORM as a “best of breed” solution because it incorporates the best features of other common specifications, providing far greater flexibility for sharing content across systems. Let’s look at how SCORM compares with or relates to some other common specs and standards out there today.

Authoring, "elearning best practises", e-learning 101

Which type of e-learning authoring software is best?

If you’re here, then chances are you’re trying to make sense of the tricky world of e-learning authoring tools. So many choices, where do you begin? Don’t despair. After reading this article, you’ll have a firm grasp of the pros and cons of five of the most common types of e-learning authoring tools out there.

CMI5, TinCan, AICC

A quick intro to AICC for e-learning

Anyone who’s been working in the e-learning industry over the past few years has probably come across the name “AICC” before. It's actually been one of the key concepts throughout the history of online training and education.

Learning Objectives, e-learning

The difference between “learning objectives” and “learning outcomes”

 

Learning Objectives

Improve your course design and teaching with learning objectives

Why are learning objectives important?

Well-defined learning objects are a great tool for instructors to improve the structure of their online training courses. Clear learning objectives help instructors and learners understand what a course’s purpose is, and whether the course ultimately meets is goal of imparting new knowledge and skills.

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