Do you wish your e-Learners were as focused on your online training course as they are on Facebook and Twitter?
Get ready to be a copycat today—because we have 6 social media strategies that you can copy to get your learners engaged in your online training course! If they work for Facebook and Twitter, they can work for you too.
- Post that picture.
This one’s the most obvious—pictures are engaging! Here’s how to effectively add images in your course: How to Choose the Best Images for Your
- Create action.
Social media is engaging because it allows people to respond to what they see. Let them respond in your course with tests and post-course surveys! This post can help: 10 Tips to Writing Better Quiz Questions.
- Make it mobile-friendly.
People like to check Twitter and Facebook on their phones. You can let them take training anywhere, anytime with the Lectora® Mobile app, our new
- Personalize it.
On social media, we like and retweet posts when we connect with or relate to them. Try creating a scenario to make your content relevant to your learner. Here are a few tips to get started: Building Scenario-Based e-Learning Courses.
- Be funny.
Add some humor to your e-Learning course—just be careful to do it the right way. Get your copycat whiskers ready to master this technique with a few tips: The Dos and Don’ts of Using Humor in eLearning.
- Limit those characters.
Maybe you’re not limited to 140 character tweets, but you can still take a tip about attentions spans here. To hold your learner’s attention, try grouping content in small chunks. Learn more here: 4 Benefits (and Tips) for Content Chunking.
Want to be a copycat some more? Try copying these Writing 101 lessons: 5 Lessons from Writing 101 You Thought You’d Never Need for e-Learning.
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Christie Wroten graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in English and Writing. When she's not writing about e-Learning, Christie enjoys traveling or playing piano and guitar.