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Is your eLearning Course Really Working? 5 Reasons to Track Learner Progress

Is your eLearning Course Really Working? 5 Reasons to Track Learner Progress

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An eLearning program is only as good as the difference it makes to its learners. People participate in an eLearning course for various reasons. It could be to gain knowledge, to improve or learn new skills, to get motivated, etc. But over time, with the same course being imparted, a sort of complacency can set in. It is very easy to believe that the same course will naturally generate the same result in a completely different set of learners.

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6 Points to Keep In Mind While Choosing an Outsourcing Content Development Partner
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6 Points to Keep In Mind While Choosing an Outsourcing Content Development Partner

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Every organization has its core competencies; however, these organizations can’t have every possible skill under the sky; which is why, outsourcing exists.

You possess the skilled personnel to focus on the core business of your organization, but some aspects of your work, the ancillary ones, need to be outsourced to an outside party. If you are looking for someone to help create content for your eLearning modules, there are a few pointers to be kept in mind while selecting the right partner.

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7 Ways to Assess Your Learners Effectively
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7 Ways to Assess Your Learners Effectively

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The most effective way to identify whether your learners have acquired and retained the necessary skills and knowledge from your eLearning course is using assessments wisely.  It is one of the most important tools in assessing your learners’ performance objectively.

Let’s assume the learners have completed their assigned learning module and they all score an average of 80 percent or higher at the end of the training. Their evaluation was conducted using the traditional strategies like drag and drop, multiple choice questions and multiple response questions etc. However, can you actually evaluate the learners beyond multiple-choice quizzes? Is there an alternative to evaluating the effectiveness of your learning program? Yes, you can do so effectively using the following methods.

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Making Whiteboard Animation Work for You
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Making Whiteboard Animation Work for You

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Most educational institutes and corporate organizations rely on white or blackboards for imparting their training in classrooms. But a new wave of digital learning is sweeping the area and making the process more engaging. We’re talking about whiteboard animation. When used correctly, it shows the promise of imparting knowledge in a faster and more engaging way.

But the question that arises is whether it is really worth the time and money spent in creating whiteboard animation. Wouldn’t you rather put that money into making a video instead?

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Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go?
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Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go?

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The most talked about words in the world of technology these days are Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). The concept of Virtual Reality was initiated for the video game industry. It can possibly be “the next big thing” in eLearning industry as well, but it seems that VR is a bit ahead of its time for corporate learning. Augmented Reality is a technology that allows you to create the illusion of multimedia objects. Thus, using AR in corporate learning allows us to explore many possibilities to enhance the learning experience for materials and onboarding experiences.

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