elearning toolbox

The elearning toolbox is a collection of elearning experiences used to engage the learner in an online environment. For each elearning experience read the description, watch the video instructions and interact with a real-life example.

Explanimation - Asimo the Owl

Explanimation- Asimo the Owl

Explanimation - Asimo the Owl Description Explanimatons are ideal to explain a process. Pictures representing a process will always need to be explained to the learner. An explanimation can explain how the main concepts contained in the pictures are connected and form relationships. An explanimation not only presents the facts, but also explains them. Importance When a process is explained ...
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Explanimation - Business Man

Explanimation – Business Man

Explanimation - Business Man Description Explanimatons are ideal to explain a concept. An explanimation not only presents the facts, but also explains them. eLearning experiences are created first and the explanaimation is added as an overlay to help explain the course concepts. The explanimation's body parts can be animated to point towards the main concepts. Importance The learner is actively ...
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eLearning Strategies

eLearning Strategies

Screencast - eLearning Techniques Description Screencasting provides visual aids to support learning of concepts. There are many excellent instructional techniques that have been around for many years that can applied to a screencast. These techniques help the user better understand concepts. Importance By including visual prompts within a screencast users can better engage with the elearning experience. The learner receives ...
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Practical Demonstration

Practical Demonstration

Screencast - Practical Demonstration Description Learning via a practical demonstration screencast is a powerful and engaging elearning experience. Learners have the ability to replay, rewind and fast forward to view according to their learning needs. The practical demonstration is filmed via a screencast. Prompts focus the learner’s attention on the main skills. Importance Screencasts are perfect for practical demonstrations. The ...
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Written Cues

Written Cues

Screencast - Written Cues Description Learning via a video (or stream) ticks all the boxes when it comes to an engaging elearning experience. Learners have the ability to replay, rewind and fast forward to view according to their learning needs. Auditory and visual prompts are embedded in the video to support the content. Prompts focus the learner’s attention on the ...
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Evolve eLearning Experience

Evolve eLearning Experience

Evolve eLearning Experience Description Welcome to a pleasurable elearning user experience! This template follows the essential elearning course structure including introduction, main content, questions and conclusion. However, as opposed to the traditional click-button elearning course, this elearning experience is displayed in a webpage format. The webpage format improves readability because the user is free to scroll down the page at ...
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Feedback

The Importance of Feedback

The Importance of Feedback Description Feedback is needed to keep the learner on track. Feedback can be immediate or delayed. Immediate feedback is provided as soon as a question is submitted. For example, a learner cannot continue the elearning experience until they have the correct answer. Delayed feedback happens at the end of the elearning experience, for example after the ...
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eLearning Course Essentials

eLearning Course Essentials Description Every elearning module needs an outline, also known as an overview or a framework. The outline provides the user with an overview of the elearning journey from start to finish. A suggested overview for an elearning module is: Cover Page- introduces the title and a short description. Contents Page- provides an overview of topics to be ...
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Interactive Contents Page – link to page

Interactive Contents Page – link to page Description An interactive content page contains headings that provide an outline for all elearning sections, also known as chapters. A user selects these headings and is automatically transferred to the section. Each section will contain information related to the overall elearning topic. Located at the end of each section is a link back ...
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Contents Page-pop out menu

Contents Page-pop out menu Description An interactive content page contains headings that provide an outline for all elearning sections, also known as chapters. A user selects these headings and is automatically transferred to the section. Each section will contain information related to the overall elearning topic. A small button is located to the side of the elearning module. Once this ...
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Infographic

The Importance of Infographics

The Importance of Infographics Description To display more complex data or information with a simple graphical or pictorial representation. Importance An infographic is an important elearning feature for both the creator and the user. The creator may have complex tables, charts, or diagrams that contain too much information to be displayed. An infographic can summarize this complex information into a ...
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Feedback

Knowledge Check Example

Knowledge Check Example Description A knowledge check is used to “check” if the learner has read the information. Each question is placed strategically at points throughout the elearning experience. These points “check” that the learner has understood the chunk of information just learnt. A knowledge check will not record the score. Instead a knowledge check requires a correct answer for ...
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