5 Things To Remember When Starting A New eLearning Project

| January 20, 2019

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Creating a successful eLearning course is no easy task. Even if you know the content well and have taught it in a traditional classroom before, eLearning comes with a bit of a challenge, which leaves many professionals not knowing where or how to begin. Hence, you search the internet to find an overwhelming amount of information on tips, tricks, dos and don’ts regarding eLearning projects that may or may not pertain to the type of project you are working on. To keep it simple, here are 5 things to remember when starting any eLearning project:Realize that if you’ve never taught anything online before, you’re entering a whole new ballgame. In a traditional course, the learners get to see and hear you explain the material in person. To create a successful eLearning experience for your learners, you’ll have to approach learning differently and use online tools and resources that you may have never used before. Even if you’ve taught the course in a traditional classroom before, you’ll have to approach this as an entirely new course. You can’t just keep the same information for a traditional course, put it online, and expect that learning will occur. A whole different set of tools and resources are necessary when it comes to eLearning.

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