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CourseDuck is a website meant to help users search and compare courses offered by various institutions and organizations. Simply put, Courseduck is a search engine for online courses.
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Tooltips as Microinteractions in E-Learning #265
This week’s elearning heroes challenge is about Using Tooltips as Microinteractions in E-Learning.
ooltips are a popular microinteraction that can enhance your learner’s course experience. Tooltips can be text-based or include multimedia, hyperlinks, and performance support material. In this week's challenge, we're looking for creative ways to use tooltips in e-learning
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Tips for instructional designers
What is Project Based Learning?
Are you familiar with Project Based Learning? How does it differ from traditional classroom projects?
PBL is a didactic approach that differs from traditional projects. It is student-centered, as it sets emphasis on collaboration between learners, having them face challenges that have real-world application, increasing the chance of long-term retention of knowledge and skills
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A must-read article for teachers
Informal learning in eLearning?
Learning doesn't only happen inside a classroom, regular or virtual.
What is Informal Learning? What is the difference between Informal and Formal Learning? How can Informal Learning be applied to eLearning scenarios?
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Why educational technology has been failing?
Why some educators view technology as an inconvenience rather than a necessity?
There are various reasons behind the failure of the implementation of technology into a classrom. Read the article to find out more
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How To Make The Most Out Of Your SCORM Package Embedded Into Moodle
Make your SCORM look better!
You have used your favorite authoring tool to make your SCORM course, and it actually looks really nice as a standalone object. But is it enough? Will it look the same way when you upload it on Moodle? What needs to be done in order for it to be as user-friendly as possible?
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Tips for instructional designers
Video Games as a learning Tool
Do digital games have the potential to assist learning?
Given video games' role in entertainment, efforts have been made in recent years to develop them as an educational tool that will enhance conventional teaching and learning. But why have these efforts been fruitless?
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ImmerseMe: Using Virtual Reality to Learn Languages
A brand new educational VR application
ΙmmerseMe uses Virtual Reality to simulate everyday conversations in foreign languages. Those real-life scenarios and pseudo-interactions make this application really stand out.
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Why teacher training programs occasionally fail ?
What needs to be taken into account in order for teacher training programs to succeed?
To be able to meet the needs of our knowledge-based society, the modern educator must constantly learn and evolve. Continuous training is necessary to improve the quality of teaching.
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ARCS Motivation Model
What should be included in an a learning activity to make it more appealing?
How can the ARCS motivation model help instructional designers create more fun and engaging learning activities for the learners?
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Tips for Instructional designers
What is a "Storyboard"?
"Storyboard", a vague and obscure term.
Storyboard is the graphic representation of drawings or pictures in series, with the ultimate goal of visualizing an e-learning course, video, game, etc.
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Tips for Instructional designers
Flipgrid: Empower students' voices
Engage and empower every voice in your classroom by recording and sharing short, awesome videos together!
Flipgrid is a simple but not simplistic video discussion platform which allows the sharing of user-generated videos, among groups of people. It is currently used in over 50,000 classrooms to empower students and ignite discussion.
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Greece - A Folk Music Guide
My entry for the weekly challenge of the e-learning heroes community
E-learning audio is more than voice-over narration. Audio includes audio interviews, ambient sounds, natural sound effects, and background music. Used effectively, these can help draw in learners, focus their attention, and fuel their imaginations. And that's what E-learning heroes community weekly challenge is all about!
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E-learning Challenge #242
  • Courseduck: A search engine for online courses!
  • Tooltips as Microinteractions in E-Learning #265 Tips for instructional designers
  • What is Project Based Learning? A must-read article for teachers
  • Informal learning in eLearning?
  • Why educational technology has been failing?
  • How To Make The Most Out Of Your SCORM Package Embedded Into Moodle Tips for instructional designers
  • Video Games as a learning Tool
  • ImmerseMe: Using Virtual Reality to Learn Languages
  • Why teacher training programs occasionally fail ?
  • ARCS Motivation Model Tips for Instructional designers
  • What is a "Storyboard"? Tips for Instructional designers
  • Flipgrid: Empower students' voices Create & Share
  • Greece - A Folk Music Guide E-learning Challenge #242

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