E-learning does not have to be a chore. If you organize an e-learning program the right way then people will not only learn from it but also want to learn more out of it.
1. Start off right.
The first thing that you say in the e-learning process must be something that the reader will remember and want to use. You must start with something that specifically entices the reader into wanting to stick around.
The best example would be to pose a smart question to someone who wants to learn more about whatever you’ve got to say. After this, you can include a case study that relates to what you are talking about. Anything that lets people know about what you have to say will certainly fit in perfectly with your demands.
2. Create objectives that are sensible.
You can then establish the objectives of your program after getting a good introduction up and running. You can create objectives that are not only suitable for the plan but also easy to attain. Let the participant know what is expected and you’ll go places.
3. Establish a conversational tone.
No one wants to feel like they are being lectured too. You should not act like one of those stereotypical lecturers who just slowly talks about some topic. You need to create a conversational tone that entails a desire to get on the same page as whoever it is you are talking to. If you’re on the same page as someone then it will be a whole lot easier to develop the rapport that is required in order to make the e-learning plan work perfectly.
4. Allow for plenty of instructions.
You can always talk about the instructions with anyone in a careful manner. Don’t be afraid to explain things that may be complicated. You need to just talk about these at the beginning of the program to let the participant understand what needs to be done. This is to ensure that the participant will not be lost.
You need to be cautious when it comes to adding more pictures, videos or other bits of data onto your e-learning page. You must be rather concerned with just getting to the point. If you put up lots of distracting stuff onto your list then it will be hard for you to actually someone to look at things with care.
6. Keep the interactive features in check.
You don’t have to put up loads of interactive things on every page on your e-learning program. You can always keep these features up on every third or fourth page. This could be good enough to ensure that you’re going to keep the attention of whoever is participating while making sure that nothing wrong will come out of the program.
7. Keep the information that is on screen from being far too difficult to read.
You don’t have to worry about having loads of text or data on one page. You can always split it up to a few pages if needed. This is to not only keep the reader’s attention but to also keep the page from being far too complicated or cluttered. If the page is too cluttered then it will be hard for you to get anything out of the program.
The e-learning process can really work well if you’re careful enough. You have to see how you’re going to get in touch with whoever you are talking to so it will be a whole lot easier for you to get the point across to anyone.
Sameer Bhatia is founder and CEO of ProProfs, a leading provider of online learning tools for building, testing, and applying knowledge. Through its Learning Management System, Survey Maker, and Training Maker products, ProProfs offers trainers, marketers, and educators powerful-but-simple features without requiring them to download or learn expensive software. ProProfs tools for building & testing knowledge are used by millions of users each month. The site hosts 1,000,000+ pieces of content in 90+ languages, and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world’s largest library of professional tests & quizzes.