eLearning – What I Wish They Told Me…
eLearning

With eLearning being so popular now, many trainers and college faculty are learning to teach their first online class. Read on and hear from Dr. Greg Williams, UMBC ISD Program Director. eLearning Resources Abound! Today a number of great resources are available to beginning online teachers. These eLearning resources range from blogs and websites dedicated […]

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Effective E-Learning: Graphics
graphics

Research had shown that graphics, be it line drawings, charts, and photographs and motion graphics such as animation and video, can improve learning when effectively used in an e-learning environment. What is Effective Use of Graphics? In this case, an effective use of graphics refer to those that are related to the material presented. Dr. Ruth Clark […]

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Unlearning to Learn More
unlearning

Unlearning is just as important, and some would argue, even more important, than learning. What is unlearning? Unlearning happens when one comes face-to-face with a new idea, concept or thought that contradicts what has been learned previously.  The world is constantly moving, changing, and shifting. If we don’t acknowledge this, we threaten our very survival, […]

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The Emotional Impact of Schematic Faces
schematic faces

Many might agree, schematic faces, or emoticons, have a way of sweeping into our minds and filling us with joy, sadness, anger, and many other emotions. How amazing is it that a simple line drawing can affect us on such an emotional level? The Power in Schematic Faces Smiley faces can make us laugh, giggle, […]

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E-learning Video 101
e-learning video

An e-learning video can be an instructional designer’s best friend. Producing a quality e-learning video can be relatively easy. It’s readily available to a wide audience. It demonstrates skills in real time fashion. And it has an evergreen shelf life. How to Make an E-learning Video Stand Out Start with the end in mind. What […]

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