Benjamin Franklin once remarked, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” People learn very effectively when they are engaged in the learning process. In classroom training sessions, the trainer interacts actively with learners to capture their attention and ensure they remain focused. But, how can this be accomplished with eLearning courses which are self-paced? Well, you can ensure that your online learners “stay on track” using interactivities. Here are 4 excellent blogs that help you make the best use of interactivities in your eLearning courses.
This blog talks about 4 types of eLearning interactivities – slide shows, click-on-numbers, click-on-images and click-on-tabs. It describes when to use these interactivities and how to design top-notch online courses using them, very clearly. Check out this incredible blog by clicking on the link below.
We all love games. Don’t we? Gamified online courses are very effective because they appeal to our natural instincts. The number of companies using gamified online courses to train their staff members is growing considerably. According to Engagement Alliance, by 2014, more than 70% of Global 2000 organizations were using at least one gamified application, driving 50% of all innovation. So, are you too planning to climb on the gamification bandwagon? Here is a wonderful blog that describes two gamified interactivities, in detail.
Do you wish to use “traditional” eLearning interactivities in aninnovativeway? Are you looking for ways to give these interactivities a “new look”? Then, you need to go through this post which tells you how commonly-used interactivities were modified to present information in a very effective, engaging manner.
Mere use of interactivities does not make an online course effective. It is important to choose the right interactivities, depending on the nature of the content. Here is a fine blog that tells you what interactivities you need to use when:
- The content is too heavy
- The parts of a product need to be explained
- The assessments need to be engaging
- A process needs to be explained in an interesting way
Hope these blogs help you make the best use of interactivities in your online courses. Do share your views.