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Why Interactive eLearning Experiences are the Future of Education

It's no secret that as far as corporate training is concerned, eLearning represents the future of education. Through the use of eLearning experiences, educators can create invaluable seminars for learners - that is, if they make their eLearning courses interactive.

In this article, we'll go over exactly why interactivity is a crucial element of a successful eLearning experience, as well as how you can make your eLearning experiences more interactive.

Self-Paced Learning Strategies for eLearning Success

Self-paced learning is a powerful learning model that enables students to optimize learning for their own needs. By handing the scheduling of curricula and lesson activities over to students, educators uncover potential learning opportunities previously obscured by rigid timetables and schedules. But in a busy world, students can often feel pressures on their time and commitment. Additionally, newcomers to self-paced learning can struggle with a lack of formal structure. To help, we’ve devised the following list of self-paced learning strategies to keep you, or your students, on track and motivated towards your learning goals.

How You Can Apply the 70:20:10 Theory of Learning to eLearning

Educators and Learning and Development (L&D) professionals who design eLearning courses are understandably always searching for a way to improve the efficiency of their learning experiences.

This is particularly true when it comes to corporate training, where the difference between a successful employee and one who requires constant oversight can come down to training. To this end, the 70:20:10 theory of learning can be useful to educators and course designers.

Asynchronous or Synchronous Learning: Which Method Should I Use?

Two words you may have heard a lot about in the world of eLearning are asynchronous and synchronous. But what exactly do they mean, and why are Learning Management System (LMS) users talking about them? Let’s take a look at these FAQs to discover the benefits of asynchronous and synchronous learning for educators and students alike.

Social Learning Theory: Practical Tools

How to turn social learning theory into a useful resource

What is Social Learning Theory?

Dating back to the work of psychologist Albert Bandura, social learning theory combines two of the field’s most prominent theories of learning: cognitive and behavioural. Cognitive learning describes learning in terms of psychological processes, whereas behavioural learning claims major influences on learning are environmentally based. These influences can be drawn from our daily lives, but are often the result of conditioning from formative childhood experiences.

How to Make Independent Learning a Process & a Goal

As educators, we hope that learners will continue their learning beyond the classroom. Independent learning can provide some of the most valuable educational experiences available, helping to develop high-level organizational and analytical skills. But independent learning doesn’t come naturally for everybody, and can be especially difficult for those who prefer clear direction and frequent oversight. So how can educators provide an independent learning framework that works for everyone?

Creating eLearning Courses that Effectively Engage Learners

It's no secret that a primary concern for most educators is the design of the courses that they teach. Whether the learning experience is based in academia or in the workplace, ensuring that educators and trainers design their courses in a way that engages learners should be a top priority for any eLearning program.

This article will give you all the information you need concerning the creation of engaging content design for eLearning.

How to Keep Millennials Engaged with Your eLearning Program

Millennials are transforming the workplace. This generation has different expectations from their employers, has different values, and tends to do things differently. Millennials make up 38 percent of the workforce, and these employees are characterized by two trends.

Young professionals are likely more likely to switch jobs if they aren't satisfied, and there is a significant skills gap in some industries. A training program designed to engage millennials can address this skills gap and improve employee retention.

The Best Tools for Increasing Learner Engagement

One of the most important elements of any eLearning experience is undoubtedly learner engagement. Needless to say, without learners who are sufficiently engaged in the material they are learning, any learning experience is doomed to fail.

This article will help you keep abreast of the tools you can use to drastically increase the learner engagement of your eLearning experience.

What is xAPI and Why Should You Deploy It?

Multi-platform users represent 46 percent of the connected population worldwide. Switching between screens is the new norm, and it applies to eLearning. This trend makes eLearning content more accessible, but it represents a challenge when it comes to tracking learning activities, performance and engagement.

The Experience API was partly developed to create eLearning solutions adapted to this new landscape.

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