What Makes Multimedia Learning So Impactful? Revisiting Multimedia Learning Theory – Part 1: The Basics
In a previous post, we discussed how using audio and visual elements strategically in learning design can be tremendously impactful. Multimedia instruction is not new, and for many decades, learning designers around the world have been using multimedia to create dynamic and engaging learning experiences….
Learning Styles are a Myth—But It’s Important to Know Your Learner
“Let’s include a diagram for the visual learners.” “The narration is great for auditory learners, and we’ve included a transcript for those who learn better by reading.” “Some people learn by doing. Let’s include a practice scenario for those learners.” Sound familiar? If you’ve worked…
Playing Around in the AI Sandbox
AI is clearly all the rage, and we are truly in the early stages of a massive proliferation of AI tools. We’re all starting to explore what’s out there and whether AI can help us in our work and daily lives. At a custom elearning…
6 Tips for Helping Your SME Make Their Best Contribution to Your E-learning Project
As an instructional designer or course developer, you know the importance of identifying the right objectives to support your topic. No matter what the topic or learning objectives, though, every e-learning course actually has the same purpose: to convey knowledge to an audience of learners….
It’s Not Enough to Overcome the Forgetting Curve—Make Each Learning Moment Memorable
In a recent Illumina blog post, Jean Marrapodi, PhD described our mission as learning designers: to create learning activities that capture and maintain learner interest. She talked about three effective ways to structure learning activities for maximum retention: microlearning, drip learning, and spaced learning. These…
eLearning For The Win
The eLearning market is soaring. While it has enjoyed an upwards trend for some time now, the COVID-19 pandemic has made eLearning development a necessity for companies want to stay in the game, and for some, it is the key to winning the game. According…
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