online course quality

Factors of Online Course Quality

What makes courses great, and what makes them fail? Introduction Information for first-time online instructors is ubiquitous. Every learning platform publishes articles, and many course creators post information based on their own experiences. Although these articles are often great, their perspective is often a little one-sided. Again and again, the focus is on: Building mailing […]

Frustration-Free Course Creation

Frustration-Free Course Creation

Are you an experienced Teacher or Trainer? Are you pretty knowledgeable on a specific topic that your friends and family constantly asking you about? You may want to create online courses. How big is online learning? About US$107 Billion according to Global Industry Analysts, Inc. That’s pretty big. And it’s growth is just starting. That’s […]

Essentials for every E-learning Course

6 Basic Essentials for every E-learning Course

As E-Learning continues to grow in popularity with learners, and with marketers as a marketing tool, many people and companies are trying their hand at developing their own E-learning content or course.  But anyone that has produce an E-Learning course will remember the learning journey they went on when creating their first course.  There is […]

make your e-learning course social

You need to make your E-learning Course Social

E-learning courses had developed greatly over the years, from text-based page turners, to video, interactive media, serious games, simulations and live webinars.  The thing about e-learning is that it is Global.  Your e-learning course has the potential to educate people on the other side of the world, while you are sleeping.  We are in an […]

infographics for teaching and learning

Infographics for teaching and learning

What are Infographics? An infographic is a way to tell a story to an audience in a visual manner.  Infographics use data visualizations, charts, numbers, text, graphs and images all combined into one to the story Why Infographics work for teaching and learning There is a science behind infographics, but to keep things short a simple.  People […]

multiple choice quizzes

13 Tips for designing multiple choice quizzes

Multiple choice quizzes are a fantastic way to test your learners because they provide quick feedback to students and can be set up on most e-learning platforms and also scored easily in a classroom environment.  One of the problems with multiple choice quizzes is that it takes time to really write them well. So to […]

game based learning

Game Based Learning – 6 Tips to get you started

Game based learning has been growing in demand over time as it is proven to be an effective and measurable form of training and education.  It can be developed using simple tools such as Power Point, Office Mix and Google Slides or tools such as ISpring and Simformer.  If you are considering developing games for […]

Game based learning versus gamification

There is a lot of talk and buzz in the education, e-learning and m-learning sectors about gamification and game based learning.  But what is the difference between game based learning and gamification? And how can they be deployed in your course? In this article we will look at game based learning versus gamification. Gamification Gamification […]

What is instructional design

How to become an Instructional Designer

What is an instructional Designer? What does an Instructional Designer need to know? How do you become an instructional designer? [you may have read my previous article, if not you can check it out here:  What is Instructional Design] Teaching online is growing year on year and the need for Instructional Designers is also growing….. […]

elearning game

Stimulate prior knowledge & gain learner attention with this E-Learning Game Template

Are you looking for an outcome based e-learning game template to use in your e-learning course?  I have been working to develop a learning module for a course that I personally teach:  Introduction to Bookkeeping & Accounting.  The aim of this module was to both grab the attention of the learner and stimulate the learner’s prior […]