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Successful eLearning: Keep It Simple

by PulseLearning

Training Zone

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8 Ways To Reduce Cognitive Load In eLearning

You’ve heard the saying: you can’t see the trees for the forest. Does the cognitive load applied by your eLearning obscure key skills and knowledge information from your learners? We live in the information age and most of us are swamped from the moment we wake up, so it’s important that your eLearning doesn’t add more stress, leaving learners drowning in the information ocean.

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Simple Tips to Get Your eLearning Points Across

Technology can be both an aid and a barrier; here one learning provider offers tips on how to use technology most effectively without overburdening learners. What do you need to know to ensure that you aren’t engaging in cognitive overload with your online learners?

Keep it simple. Just because technology makes it possible to share droves of information, doesn’t mean that you should. This piece offers a number of easy-to-implement tips like: focus on only one concept per page, get rid of non-relevant content, use a consistent structure and link back to learning objectives.

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