eLearning – Roll your own

DIY eLearning – Things to consider

So you want to make some eLearning. This is good. This is aspirational, and people should be aspirational. However, it is also good to be aware of what you’re getting into, as there are few things worse in life than frustrated aspirations.

One of the trickier things about developing eLearning is that it crosses into a number of different disciplines, and this is the reason that many home made eLearning projects end up being a bit – well, awful.

So with that in mind, here are a few things to consider when planning and developing your own eLearning. I will add more things as they come to mind, and hopefully they prove useful to someone somewhere.

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Lost in the rush – Part 2

A two part article from Tim Jordan, Managing Director of clear. effective.

“You don’t need any special skills to create engaging, interactive e-learning resources”

In part one of this article, we looked at some of the areas commonly overlooked when using rapid eLearning tools to develop in-house training. In this second installment, we’ll discuss some of the different strategies you can take to make sure that your project is a beacon of eLearning goodness in a dark, uncaring world.

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Lost in the rush – Part 1

A two part article from Tim Jordan, Managing Director of clear. effective.

“You don’t need any special skills to create engaging, interactive e-learning resources”

This was the first line of a description of a recent workshop in how to use rapid eLearning development tools. It’s also a great summation of the misconceptions people commonly bring to the table when considering rapid development tools as part of their organisation’s eLearning strategy.

This two part article will look at what rapid eLearning development tools put on offer, and what can often be missed in the rush to take control of your own online training.

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