Thoughts and random musings
G'day. Every now and again (in a completely random and unpredictable way) we will share some of experiences in online learning development and LMS PaaS provision. There will be the occasional story, progress on online learning projects we are working on, as well as sharing some lessons learned. We might even lift the lid and show you some of the inner workings on how we do stuff.
If any of it helps you on your journey then huzzah!
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 ...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 ...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 ...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 ...Read More →
What are the benefits of an eLearning induction process?
Induction is critical to how new employee feels about their new workplace. In fact, a recent multi-year project on factors affecting retention completed by Response Research revealed that the quality ...Read More →
Why E-learning is Important for Business.
The world has changed in many ways since Covid-19. The business and education spheres especially have had to make huge adjustments to find ways to exist in this new environment. ...Read 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 ...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 ...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 ...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 ...Read More →
What is Gamification in Online Education?
In the pursuit of learning, many educators these days are turning to new discoveries about human psychology to make learning more fun. One of these effective strategies to promote learner ...Read More →
What is a Popular LMS?
There are a variety of LMS technologies on the market, each with its own set of features and capabilities. Moodle remains one of the most popular and widely used corporate ...Read More →
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 ...Read More →
What are the steps of eLearning course development?
What are the steps of eLearning course development? The eight steps needed to develop an eLearning course successfully are: Step 1: Objectives and constraints of the programStep 2: Needs of ...Read More →
Using eLearning Skills to build the future of retail
OK.... so we got challenged to use our eLearning development skills to build out a client's vision for the future of retail. We reckon we nailed it. 360 immersive walkthrough ...Read More →
AMPC AngleMe released to App Store
Thanks Apple!! we are excited to get the AngleMe app officially up on the store and freely available for download. I bet the folks over at AMPC are just ...Read More →
Your opinion, whilst interesting is irrelevant!
You need to understand your learner when designing eLearning My initial reaction was to feel offended when that was quoted to me. It probably elicited the same response for you ...Read More →
Which LMS is the best?
There are more than 100 Learning Management Systems on the market so which LMS is the best? There are hundreds of LMSs on the market. Most of them make the ...Read More →
How people really learn
Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The ugly but important truth about learning a.k.a why a lot of training fails to get the intended results. In 2016, close to $400 billion ...Read More →
Instructional designers are like movie directors.
Estimated reading time: 3 minutes I like to compare online learning development with Hollywood movie production and in this analogy, Instructional Designers play a very similar role to a Hollywood ...Read More →