The Learning Theory Of Cognitive Development In eLearning

There has been an ongoing debate amongst educators about the role of memory versus intelligence in fostering effective learning. It has long been held that learners are more successful in retaining new content if they consciously think about what’s being taught, as opposed to simply memorizing what they see on the slides or on a computer screen.

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5 Key Elements Every eLearning Course Targeting Adult Learners Should Have

Do adults learn in the same way as their younger counterparts? Or do they need their own special approach to absorb the information? In this article, I'll share 5 key elements that every eLearning course targeting adult learners should have.

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Instructional Design For eLearning: Essential Guide To Creating Successful eLearning Courses

In creating this 2nd Edition of Instructional Design for eLearning, I have sought to provide a single resource on the subject that can be leveraged by both novice Instructional Designers and advanced practitioners.

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Why We Should Apply The Golden Circle Model To eLearning

We have jobs because organizations need help. They hire someone who can help to improve their employees' performance, and help them to achieve milestones. I think suggesting the best tool or strategy could help, but not until we identify "why".

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Aligning On Purpose Is The First Step To Learning Design

There is a common approach of first presenting, then exemplifying, assessing, and finally repeating when it comes to designing an eLearning course. Without that being totally wrong, it is not always the best approach for every learner or every need. If you’re interested in a framework for creating a more comprehensive view of your learner’s needs, read the following article.

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The Instructional Design Thinking Process

Design Thinking is nowadays one of the major forces which drive creation of innovative approaches in various business areas. There is no reason why we shouldn't use it in Instructional Design space. Let's discuss what values it could bring, and how we could quickly leverage on this concept.

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