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How You Organize Content: The Key to Effective Online Training

You may have heard of the Microsoft study that discovered the human attention span has decreased from 12 seconds in 2000 to just 8 seconds in 2015. Goldfish, in comparison, are believed to have an attention span of nine seconds. This has broad implications for online training. What has caused this decline in focus? It's all due to smartphone adoption over the past decade or so, says Microsoft in its study. We are now so captivated by mobile devices that many of us check more than a hundred times a day. For businesses, this shortened attention span can derail your online…

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Developing Online Curriculum

5 Tips For Developing Online Curriculum

Developing online curriculum can be both exciting and overwhelming for many businesses. Online learning is attractive for employers because it is straightforward to deliver, and can be scaled more easily, compared to traditional classroom-based instruction. However, there are some pitfalls when designing online course content. Here are five tips to consider. Tip 1: Curriculum Should Solve Real-World Challenges Online training scenarios are only truly effective and powerful if they deal with real world challenges or situations that learners will actually encounter outside of the virtual classroom. For a companies designing curriculum to train employees, this means course content should be…

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Online Learning Management News for October 2017 | Udutu

Each month Udutu publishes Personal Online Learning Management News, a curated selection of articles about online learning, LMS and other topics related to adult online learning. The Job Training That Every Company Should Be Doing "I am firmly in the 'everyone needs training' camp because I have learned that people do not have similar experiences in life, and the lack of shared experiences, even in professional settings where people 'look' the same, means that people interpret similar situations in wildly different ways. This is a huge problem when it comes to policy, because what is 'appropriate' to one person is…

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Adult Learning Styles

What Are Adult Learning Styles, and How Do They Affect eLearning?

While it has become a controversial subject in recent years, the concept of learning styles—the idea that we learn better when the instruction we receive is tailored to our preferred way of learning—still plays an important role when designing online curriculum. Understanding how different people learn is important when design and delivering online training. You want your employees to not only retain the information you have prepared in your online course materials, but also be motivated to put the new knowledge and ideas into practice in the workplace. As well, adult learners have unique needs that should be taken into…

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Engaging Course Design

3 Tips for Engaging Course Design

Designing an online course can be an overwhelming task at times. How do you engage the learner? Here are 3 tips you can start using immediately to improve your eLearning Here are some simple ways you can improve the design of your course and change it from tedious to pleasurable for your learners. Variety - Too often we will fall back into our personal comfort zone when building screens. It’s quick and easy to use a favourite template, because you know that all your content is laid out clearly on the screen for the learner to read. Udutu’s pre-designed templates…

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