Ever heard of the picture superiority effect principle? No one can really say that visuals are superior to words; however, this principle convinces us … read more >>
Allow the facilitator to guide the learner through the course. Essentially they set a friendly tone from the start, introducing them with a name, job … read more >>
In the same way that learners respond well to facilitators in face-2-face training, we can inject lots of personality into your next eLearning course by … read more >>
“Despite the time- and resource-constraints we all face—and even because of them—it’s never been more important to do a disciplined review of your training program’s … read more >>
MindAtlas are eager to teach and share what we know with others! We have just attended DevLearn 2014, a leading eLearning conference and expo, attended … read more >>
The amount of information transferred from the short term memory to the long term memory is dependent on the level of processing. Processing includes applying, … read more >>
The sensory memory receives input from the senses (eyes and ears), and only remains here for up to four seconds. The amount of information transferred … read more >>
The goal of Instructional Design is to ensure that the information flows from the sensory memory, to the short term memory, and is finally stored … read more >>
Instructional Design is the practice of creating ‘instructional experiences which make the acquisition of knowledge and skill more efficient, effective, and appealing.’* To create these … read more >>
Understanding how people learn so we can structure the content to help people understand, remember and grow.
Core characteristics for scenario-based learning, include: •Realism In order to fully engage learners, the scenarios must be as realistic as possible, while still providing learners … read more >>
Scenarios provide learners the opportunity to: • Apply knowledge and practise skills that are relevant to the situation they face • Analyze, identify issues, solve … read more >>
Scenarios are a great way to not only keep learners motivated and engaged, but it provides them with the best possible educational experience to enhance … read more >>
Never use both audio and text to explain the same diagram or have the text on screen, narrated. Learning is depressed when you deliver the … read more >>
Is this a good idea? Yes. For example, use audio to explain a process flowchart or describe how to solve the Rubik’s cube. You’re directing … read more >>
Course navigation should be simple and consistent. It is an important part of the learning experience to ensure the learners’ focus is on course content … read more >>
Take company lessons learned, combine them with new, mobile technologies for an on-demand Social Collaboration tool.
Innovation, Culture and Performance. These are the areas of excellence which the top companies focus their eLearning on. Does your organisation have a focus on … read more >>
eLearning Trends: Social collaboration is becoming an important learning channel. Collaboration starts at the top. Set the example.
While mobile learning may still be considered in its infancy, there is little doubt that with falling prices of devices and data, increased power, larger … read more >>
Include a variety of real-world scenarios into your eLearning course. If you include real world examples or reality-based scenarios into your eLearning course design, you … read more >>read more >>