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So, you have managed to survive the transition from traditional to online teaching. What happens from now on? Are you planning to continue teaching online because of the possibility of a new lockdown? If the answer to the previous question is positive, then have you thought how to offer better eLearning courses to your students in the future?

Difficulties in distance teaching can be sorted into 3 major categories: 1) Technical, 2) Pedagogical - didactic, 3) Management. What are the main difficulties in each category? How can one overcome them?

Saturday, 25 April 2020 08:16

Learning Theories: A quick overview

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The following free course aims to help students and professionals who seek to understand the basic framework and differences of some of the main learning theories including Behaviourism, Constructivism, Social Learning, Pedagogy, Andragogy, Multiple Intelligences theory

Now that everyone is talking about converting conventional forms of work into eLearning, now that traditional classrooms are seeking to become eLearning classrooms, people have finally realized that work from home is actually a viable form of work! People who work remotely, work as hard as you, pay the same taxes as you, and in most cases are more productive than you. This is because freelancers or professionals who have chosen this path are extremely experienced in this practice as they apply it for years and by recognizing its value, they have been reaping the fruits of their effort for a long time now. But how can somebody who is not experienced enough adapt and survive this situation?

Follow these easy and useful tips that will help you learn how to become a succesful eLearning educator.

The challenge

Articulate Storyline's core authoring features (states, layers, and triggers) are the building blocks that make it easy for virtually anyone to create interactive e-learning.

But when you want to create more dynamic and personalized learning experiences, you have to know how to use variables correctly. This week, our challenge was to share an example that demonstrates how true/false variables can be used in e-learning.

It was meant to be part of a project that I have been working on about museums of Cyprus but at the very end I abandoned the 100% mobile approach I am using here, to a universal 1920 x 1080 one. So without further ado, here is  my example that demonstrates how true/false variables can be used


Today's world has never become so connected in the past. The increased number of video conferencing solutions clarify this ongoing demand for connection since It allows users to see and listen each other but undoubtedly there is lack of interaction between them.

A new technology is about to break this barrier. This brand new shiny gem of the technological breakthroughs is Holoportation, which is the next big thing for many industries and fields.

 

Having worked  as an Instructional Design and as an eLearning developer in the eLearning industry since 2014 I think it's time to highlight some of the most notable myths of eLearning in Greece. At this point I would like to mention that having worked for various organizations (Amazon, University of Nicosia, CARDET, etc.) and having developed a serious number of eLearning programs in my career, I believe that I am allowed to have a solid view of the conditions that dominate the field in Greece.

Observing and analyzing the way eLearning programs are currently offered in Greece, including Cyprus, I can see the fallacy surrounding the industry.

 

This week’s elearning heroes challenge is about Using Tooltips as Microinteractions in eLearning. Tooltips 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.

Saturday, 28 December 2019 10:42

What is Project Based Learning (PBL)

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Project-based learning (PBL) is a student-centered methodology that encourages students to learn and apply knowledge and skills through an engaging experience and  active exploration of real-world problems (Dewey, 1997). Students learn about a subject by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to a complex question, challenge, or problem (Markham, 2011). PBL contrasts with traditional teaching since it doesn’t portray a linear knowledge path but instead poses questions and problems, thus enabling the motion of learning by doing.

Wednesday, 18 December 2019 19:13

Informal learning in eLearning?

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What is Informal Learning? What is the difference between Informal and Formal Learning? How can Informal Learning be applied to eLearning scenarios?

Informal learning is any learning that is organized differently compared to the formal learning that happens inside classroom, either online or regular, because it has no pre-determined and clear objectives in terms of knowledge or learning outcomes.

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