With access to a computer, a connection to the internet and basic knowledge of computers, workers can now access training material anytime from anywhere around the globe. As many have found out, this form of training isn’t just convenient; it is a big cost saver. Since workers don’t have to travel the world to catch up with […]
Exploring the effectiveness of media on learning, psychologist Richard Mayer brings an interesting and well-examined viewpoint. Mayer’s View on How People Learn Cognitive psychologist Richard Mayer has done considerable work to explore the link between multimedia exposure and learning (Medina, 2008, p. 208). Mayer (2009, p. 57) states “multimedia messages that are designed in light of how the human mind […]
If Alan November is right, we might see eLearning in our universities sooner than most people expected.
If a branching scenario is the best way to communicate information, imagine how much more effective this course is compared to a point-and-click version.
As we discover more about how we learn, we need to adjust our approach to teaching. The Great Bay eLearning Charter School should be proud to be one of the early adopters of these methods. Let’s hope that the future is full of students who benefit from these methods and go on to do great things.
There are a few people in the technology field who command attention whenever they speak. One of those people is Bill Gates. So, when Gates shares his love for eLearning, we ought to pay attention.
In the eLearning industry, we tend to think only about the effectiveness and quality of our courseware for our organizations and clients. There’s another benefit of our easily-accessible work, however, and it’s one that we ought to think about more often. There are many places in the world where classroom education is not just inconvenient, […]
Without Flash support, Apple’s iPad won’t be the device we’ve for which we’ve been waiting in the eLearning industry.
It’s time for proponents of traditional classroom-based instruction would to start making an argument for its position in education.
It’s not about which program you use to design your courses. What really matters is creativity, solid instructional design, and genuine care.