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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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How much does it cost to build an eLearning course?

How much does it cost to build an eLearning course? The cost of building an eLearning course varies between $5,000 and $150,000 USD depending on the length, complexity, and how much of the course build you outsource to contractors. You need to assess the details of your course to understand what your overall cost will…

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