7 Criteria To Consider When Evaluating Curated eLearning Content

| December 5, 2018

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Do your curated online resources make the grade? Are they relevant, relatable, and reliable? In this article, I’ll highlight 7 criteria to help you evaluate curated eLearning content for your eLearning course.There certainly isn’t a shortage of articles, online training videos, and tutorials. However, not every online resource is going to add value to your eLearning course. In fact, too much information can overload your online learners and lead to cognitive overwhelm. The secret is analyzing each bit of data to determine which will enhance the effectiveness of your eLearning strategy. Here are 7 things to consider when evaluating curated eLearning content for your eLearning course.The most important criteria for curating eLearning content is to find online training resources that are reliable and backed by facts and stats. Ideally, the source should have a solid online reputation. For example, an expert blog that has been around for years and has a loyal following, or a news site that has won numerous awards and is the go-to source for current events. When in doubt, check to see if the source has been cited for other online content, such as research reports, articles, or blog posts that are credible in their own right.

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