Bite-sized learning is defined as a way of teaching and delivering content to learners in small, very specific bursts. This keeps the learners in control of what and when they are learning. So, how can you implement bite-sized learning in the workplace to make learning more attractive and manageable for staff members? First of all you need to acquaint learners … Read More

Often course designers don’t think about the end users and how they interact with the LMS. The simple truth is that a few small UX changes could work wonders. Take a closer look at your elearning course color palette and consider the emotions it evokes. Colour has a significant impact on our mood and state of mind. For example, the … Read More

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However, online learning brings certain challenges to both speakers and learners. As recent statistics show, learners’ attention span has been decreasing significantly as a consequence of digital technology advancement. `They are only able to keep attention on the same thing for no more than 8 seconds. That is why so much depends on content or how well a particular trainer … Read More

Google defines AI as “the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages”. Siri and Google Now are examples of AI used in everyday life. In short, they help find useful information when you ask for it using your voice. Another example is … Read More

The new Moodle 3.4 has some fantastic features with main focus on improving user experience and making Moodle even more powerful.   Thanks to this Moodle Users Association (MUA) project, you can now manage your calendar much more efficiently. New features include calendar events  in a handy popup window.. This new feature allows you to easily change events in  your … Read More

It might be difficult to find a Learning Management System that accommodates everything they need to succeed. With this in mind we’ve put together three essential LMS features you need to consider to give your staff members a great learning experience. Your employees are your valuable asset, that’s why a learning management system should allow them enjoy what they do … Read More

If the answer to this question is ‘I can’t remember when we installed it’ or ‘it’s always been there’ then it may be time for an update. You may be happy with your current system, you’ve probably grown accustomed to it’s interface and it’s quirks and flaws. It’s probably comfortable and you can’t even begin to think of the upheaval … Read More

Here are a few tips for improving course design: Make the content manageable. Break it up into ‘chunks’ that are easy for the learner to digest, ask questions like? Provide early feedback so learners can make corrections and improve their self-regulation. It’s incredibly valuable for learners to get feedback in the form of assessments and instructor comments throughout the course. … Read More

California State University, Chico, found that students who spent more time on learning tasks within a Learning Management System, and visited the home page more often, earned higher grades. Central Queensland University also found a correlation between the number of student views on a course home page and their final grades. The greater the engagement, the more students learn. In … Read More