Category: eLearning

How to Motivate eLearners to learn

Lack of motivation is a major challenge with eLearning, particularly compliance training.  Many learners, unlike Daniela, do not complete courses and leave midway.  Most learners do want to learn to do better in their jobs. The problem may not be with the learner, it may well be the course itself that is guilty. It may […]

Writing for eLearning

Imagine your learners enthralled by your content. They’re reading it because it captures their minds. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Now picture them slowing down, looking out the window. Switching to a YouTube site to watch playful kittens. Not the kind of experience you want to create, eh? Still, it happens more often than you think […]

Create Your Own Online Course - 10

Writing for eLearning Does writing training copy feel hard? Does it feel like you are trapped by a set of rules? I get that. When I first started writing for eLearning, I struggled with that too. I’d read the books and felt I couldn’t conform to complex ideas, like Bloom’s Taxonomy. But over the years […]

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Using Multi-choice Questions Some say they only test factual knowledge. However, they can be used to test analytical thinking, problem solving and several other cognitive processes. But aren’t essays and open-ended questions better to test these than multichoice? Not at all, although there is a facility for text answers in the Modlettes question section The […]

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Seeing is believing Visualisation is the most effective way to communicate. The difficult part is to ensure that the message gets through as intended. If the message is simple and the basic rules of design are used correctly, our brain will do the rest.  Imagine you are in a driving school and you are shown […]

Create Your Own Online Course - 6

So let’s talk Video. Many of our channel owners at Modlettes have incorporated very successful self-made videos for inclusion in their Modlettes. Why did we include video? Well, people enjoy watching moving pictures.  If you need to learn something where is the first place you go? Most likely, isn’t the library.  The answer:  You Tube […]

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Creating Course Content How often do you start out on a journey without knowing your destination? So you wouldn’t expect your learners to start your Modlette without knowing what they were going to learn.  So you need to write a compelling learning outcome for your course and its Modlettes. These outcomes or objectives serve three […]

Create Your Own Online Course 2

Before you start you need to be quite sure you know what you are getting into.  Creating a course can generate a very good income; there are a number of things that must come together to make it a success. Decide What Your Course is About : Once you decide to create an online course, […]

Create Your Own Online Course - 1

Why create an online course? Online courses are becoming very popular and more particularly since the onset of the pandemic.  The industry is breaking records with increases of over 30% per year worldwide. The beauty of having your own online course is that it is a facility that keeps on giving.  The profits will keep […]

How to Edit Your Own Writing

Have you ever looked back on your training initiatives? The handouts or workbooks or what you’ve written for eLearning. You may slowly lose your optimism about your work. You may well think that much of it is no good. Why was I such a bad writer? But, that’s the wrong question. We are all bad […]

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