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Keep your learners in mind every step of the way as you develop your e-Learning courses. This will foster a better learning experience and will likely promote success when you pay close attention to your learners and their unique backgrounds and situations. Consider the context of your learners. Context refers to the circumstances or setting…

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If you’re looking for a new, effective learning strategy for your rapid e-Learning courses, James Anderson has the answer: scenario-based training. In his fantastic breakout session at the 2012 Lectora® User Conference, Anderson demonstrated how he creates a scenario-based e‑Learning course using Snap! by Lectora® rapid e-Learning software. Anderson quickly develops basic, interactive courses that…

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Whether you’re just getting started designing e-Learning courses or are an experienced e-Learning developer, it’s always beneficial to explore new design models and methods to expand your content and discover new possibilities for your courses. One interesting and popular model for many instructional designers is Cathy Moore’s “Action Mapping,” outlined on her “Cathy Moore Let’s…

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In part 1 of our two part “Learning Styles” series, we conclude that while learning styles may provide a popular topic of discussion, there is no research that finds e-Learning content created for any particular style improves learner performance. The focus should be on the design of a course – one with the most interactivity…

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“Learning Styles” has been a popular topic of discussion over the past few weeks in the e-Learning community after David Kelly’s proposition for “Learning Styles Awareness Day” on March 1. This sparked many blog posts and Tweets regarding whether or not learning styles even exist and whether or not to specifically create content for those…

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The Solution: I recently had a conversation with a business colleague about how the world evaluates. My position was that, in the business world, the value of what we offer has more to do with perception rather than the scope or level of our efforts. It’s a truth the world of marketing has understood and…

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This is a guest blog post from Peter Sorenson, President of QUIZZICLE. Please see below for full bio. When we visit a doctor because we are not feeling well, he or she begins by questioning us about our symptoms. Why? Because a sniffle, a headache or a sore throat are merely indicators that something is wrong…

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This is a guest blog post from Peter Sorenson, President of QUIZZICLE. Please see below for full bio.In elementary school teachers assign seats alphabetically, adjusting for student height or visual and hearing challenges. Future seating modifications may consider behavioral issues, such as placing disruptive students closer to the front to reduce classroom distractions. In middle school…

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Addressing the Issue of Isolation Years ago I had an instructor who, in response to a request for clarification, would simply repeat his earlier instructions in a louder voice, as if volume had been the impediment to comprehension. I have come to understand the value of appropriate and meaningful responses when help is requested, and…

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This is a guest blog post from Peter Sorenson, President of QUIZZICLE. Please see below for full bio. There’s an old joke about a husband and wife whose child was born perfect in all ways but never uttered a sound. For five years the child was silent until the day he was served lima beans for…