Well, technically this title should read “The A, B… Gs of the eLearning Content Development Phase”; the acronyms, of course, standing for “Alpha”, “Beta” and “Gold” (even though (the collective) “we” decided to break the string of using the Greek Alphabet for the first two and then switch to English for the final phase.) But that’s not really why we are here, is it?Read More
Storyboards are an eLearning project’s best friend! As an Instructional Designer, Content Developer and now, eLearning Project Manager I’ve been fortunate to see the benefits of a solid eLearning storyboard from all angles of eLearning content development initiative. Regardless of which medium you use, be it Word or PowerPoint, or some other format, these 5 essential components should be in there somewhere. So let’s talk about each one and arm you with the information you need to make you successful!Read More
In my role as eLearning Project Manager, I’ve found that planning for audio narration is as important a component as the design and development of the module itself. Here are my top three considerations when working with audio narration within your eLearning project.Read More
Question: Why quiz with eLearning?
Answer: Because quizzes give measurable results. Teaching is only half the battle – we need to see if our learners are learning, right?
So quizzing is a standard component of any eLearning module, and thanks to a tool like Articulate Storyline, we have even more options in the way we quiz.
I know this is completely out of context, but when I saw the title of what this week’s blog post would be, I couldn’t help thinking of the quote “I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way” … delivered of course, by the inimitable celluloid personage of Jessica Rabbit in the 1988 movie, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. (And if you haven’t seen it, it’s a fun one!) I draw the parallel here because it’s all about impressions. And in regards to this topic, “bad” may just mean bad for YOU… or your company… at this particular stage in your eLearning lifecycle.Read More