Our article “Microlearning: The New Era of Bite-Sized eLearning to Optimize Retention” discussed what microlearning is and its benefits for businesses and learners. In this article, we go a little deeper by describing three steps for creating engaging microlearning course modules. 1. Start with the Big Picture (Focus on the Learning Objective) The first step […]
Think back to your childhood, staring out of the classroom window, daydreaming instead of focusing on the subject at hand. Then, a sharp and directed “PAY ATTENTION Mr. or Mrs. so and so” from the teacher would temporarily snap us out of our dreamland before our minds wandered again. In the case above, the text-heavy […]
Excerpt: Anything that involves practice in order to improve is a skill, not just knowledge gain. So when considering that skill is the fundamental learning gap, I believe we design courses without catering to the other learning gaps (motivation, habit, environment or user experience); In turn, learning is insufficient, which often leads to failure.
The primary goal of writing is to communicate something effectively. User Experience writing or commonly referred to as UX writing is the craft of designing the words people see when interacting with a product. UX writers are mainly responsible for microcopy (menu options, button labels, error messages) and macrocopy (terms and conditions, confirmation page texts, […]
Design is arguably one of the most apparent distinctions of human behaviour that separates us from other species. In eLearning, good UX design can mean the difference between learner drop-out and learner success.