Posts by Paul Eldridge
How many hours does it take to develop one hour of learning?
I have often been asked the question (or a variation thereof), how many hours does it take to develop one hour of learning? The average time to develop one hour of learning varies based on several factors such as content complexity, delivery method, target audience, designer’s expertise, and technology used. Without appearing too vague, it…Read More
Different Forms of Online Interaction
A lot of online learning is formulaic, dull, boring, and uninspiring and lacks different online interactions. Suppose you have been the victim of having to plod your way through what amounts to nothing more than a PowerPoint slideshow masquerading as an eLearning course. In that case, you will understand the feeling of wanting to do…Read More
Do you Need SCORM?
Creating online courses in the past was very much a custom affair until SCORM set the standard for the eLearning format. The main driver for SCORM was that custom developed courses could not easily be ported from one LMS to another. Additionally, if you wanted to buy a course from a Publisher pre SCORM, it…Read More
What makes good eLearning?
Introduction The global pandemic was a watershed moment for eLearning. Companies and organisations that had previously not adopted or who had only dabbled in eLearning were thrust into an environment that necessitated the shift to online learning for their employees. In effect, it was either adapt and go online or provide no training and development…Read More
What are the benefits of an eLearning induction process?
Learn about the key advantages of eLearning job induction, including improved communication, efficiency, and flexibility.Read More
Why E-learning is Important for Business.
Why E-learning is Important for Business – Read on to learn the advantages of eLearning for businesses and why it’s so effectiveRead More
What are 5 advantages of online learning?
Online learning or eLearning can sometimes get a bad rap, depending on your experience. Some online learning is, well, let’s be honest, horrible – dull and boring and consisting mainly of a bunch of text on a page, with a click/next approach and, if you are lucky, the occasional interaction. So is online education really…Read More
Applications of Augmented Reality Technologies
Unlike virtual reality, which creates a simulated environment, augmented reality superimposes computer-generated images in the real world. This helps provide enhanced information about the user’s surrounding environment and creates a sense of cohesion between technology and the real world. As the technology continues to advance, its applications become more varied. Although less talked about than…Read More
When Should You Use Action Mapping?
Action Mapping is a highly practical tool that helps the learning designer focus on identifying and analysing the business problem and ensuring the training design is intensely focused on delivering only the information that is needed and removing extraneous data. Instructional Designers should use this amazing tool BEFORE they start designing the learning experience. Action…Read More
What Is the Difference Between AR, VR, and Mixed Reality?
Advances in virtual and augmented reality technologies are increasingly blurring the lines between the virtual and real worlds. It is increasingly challenging to tell the various ‘reality’ technologies apart. So you might ask yourself, what makes Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality(MR) different? The difference between AR, VR, and MR is that…Read More