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Learning modalities in elearning

Develop your elearning lessons to include different learning modalities, not because students learn in different ways, but because presenting the same lesson in different ways reinforces learning and helps in better knowledge retrieval.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 05 Jun 2019 under Theories

Light bulb with brain surrounded by ear, eye, and hand

How the brain stores learning and how you can use it in instructional design?

The brain stores information in a network of interconnected pieces. Knowledge that are deep in your memory can be easily accessed if it has more connection to those pieces of knowledge that are on the surface, or those that you can retrieve easily. A lesson or an elearning module can be more effective if the new lesson is immediately connected to the learner’s existing knowledge or experience.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 20 Apr 2019 under Theories

A brain-shaped cluster of interconnected nodes. Each node is a blue circle and most of the nodes are connected to others that are adjacent to it.

AGES model of effective learning

The AGES model: attention, generation, emotion, and spacing, explains how the brain process learning and can provide us with some tips on how to best design an elearning material.

[ No Comments ] Posted by Greten on 09 Dec 2018 under Theories

Simple graphics of an eye, a nerve cell, a heart, and a clock.

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