E-Learning is gradually replacing the classroom training format, worldwide. 41.7 % of fortune 500 companies are using e-learning tools for online training (E-learning Magazine 2013).
Online courses need to be engaging and interactive because they are self-paced i.e. an instructor is not present to deliver the courses.
Learning design professionals always try hard to make online courses as interactive as possible using scenarios, case studies, graphics, multimedia elements etc. In spite of using all these things, sometimes they forget to make the courses on the basis of fundamental elements of learning which form the basis of an effective e-Learning course. These elements describe how learning takes place. Here is an info-graphic which lists the elements.
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