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The Power of eLearning Feedback

19th March, 2019

eLearning Feedback with Dr Ruth Schwarzenbock, PhD Science of Education “Well done!” and “try again!” are the most commonly used forms of feedback, but what do they really teach your learners? According to science (Gibbs and Simpson, 2004), approximately diddly squat. So what does that mean for eLearning feedback?   Often overlooked, feedback is actually …

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eLearning From Mistakes

6th August, 2018

Despite what your primary school memories of red crosses and Responsible Thinking Rooms might suggest, making mistakes is far from an issue in the workplace. In fact, mistake-making is actually an integral part of the learning process. ‘Active’ or mistake-led eLearning is the process of making mistakes and working constructively to understand them during training. …

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Get Your Head in the Game

5th April, 2018

Far from just another buzzword, gamification has quickly emerged as one of the most effective techniques in engaging learners and improving performance outcomes for eLearning courses. Despite the visions of button-mashing and Noob Classification Avoidance Strategies its name conjures up, good gamification design is about more than just… well, playing games. Described by critically acclaimed …

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eLearning Design Takes Tokyo

6th March, 2018

Sometimes, the engaging, entertaining, and highly interactive new eLearning course that you’ve implemented won’t lead to the outcomes you’re aiming for. Why? Well, a common mistake in eLearning design and development is that courses are created to deliver the required content, but not to meet your learner’s needs. Imagine your colourful, exciting course is Tokyo. …

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The Benefits of Video in eLearning

20th November, 2017

Video – it’s been around for a while, and it is quickly becoming one of the most widely used educational tools on the planet. So, would you like to know why it’s so beneficial in the eLearning sector!? No?!     Michelle has spoken, so at this point – you don’t have much of a choice! …

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