4 Key Tips To Make Your Learners Think

4 Key Tips To Make Your Learners Think

How to make your learners think to facilitate and support learning effectively Learning is a change in behavior that occurs as a consequence of thinking. We can say we have learned something when we can recall information from our long term memory and respond to new situations differently and hopefully perform more effectively. So what […]

CIPD Learning and Development Show 2017

CIPD Learning and Development Show 2017

I attended the CIPD Learning and Development show yesterday and got to meet a lot of inspiring people thanks to the priceless support of my loveliest mentor Lesley Price and Asi DeGani who connected me with her and of course the whole Learn Appeal trustees. Isn’t it the best way to finish an internship? I bet […]

Learning/ Performance Objectives

Learning/ Performance Objectives

Designed by Freepik Writing clear learning objectives and communicating them effectively with learners is what every instructional designer should know when designing and developing elearning courses. Writing objectives is the third step in instructional design process in Dick and Carey’s systematic model. Once you have identified your instructional goals, conducted instructional analysis, and analysed learners and […]

E-Learning course design process

E-Learning course design process

Is training the solution? When it comes to designing e-learning courses, the very first question to ask is whether training is the effective solution we’re looking for. And to answer this question you should identify the gap between desired performance and actual performance by helping the client set realistic, clear and measurable goals. When the goals […]

Animated Characters in E-learning

Animated Characters in E-learning

Concept Challenge #163 is to use character animation in e-learning. I created a short e-learning course to train learners on some basic e-mail functionality using avatars and some simple motion paths. Procedure Avatar To create the talking avatars, I used Live! Cam Avatar Creator- a free webcam software for Dell laptop. Tom Kuhlmann has a […]

Gamification- 5 Key Features of Games to Use in E-Learning

Gamification- 5 Key Features of Games to Use in E-Learning

“Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein Gamification is defined as an interactive instructional method that incorporates game elements to non-game environments (for example e-learning) to achieve the ultimate learning goals while motivating and actively engaging the learners. Game elements provide the opportunity for the learners to explore the learning content in a fun […]

4 Fundamental Principles of Learning

4 Fundamental Principles of Learning

All throughout one’s life people are actively engaged in the process of learning new information or skills whether it be simple or complex. When learning occurs, there is usually an observable change in the behavior or performance potential and this change is the by-product of the learners’ interaction with their surrounding world (Driscoll, 2005).  The […]