Category Archives: elearning

Concept: Who you drivin’ now?

There always needs to be something to drive the learner through a learning resource. A thematically relevant scenario or problem that  ‘wraps’ the content and assessment is a good way to engage the learner cohort. This method is not without it’s own problems. Not every learner wants a narrative embedded in their learning. Some learners just want to ‘get on with it’.

This simple drawing describes two possible ways of driving the learner through a learning resource.

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eT@lking web event: Developing learning resources

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eT@lking web event: Developing learning resources

In March 2010, I co-presented ‘Developing learning resources’ as part of Learn Central’s eT@lking web events. eT@lking is one of the many events that are organised by The Australia Series Learn Central group. The Australia Series are Elluminate events held at Australia-friendly times and are largely organised by and for Australian educators/professionals.

The ‘Developing learning resources’ presentation covered:

  • the production cycle of a ‘typical’ online learning resource
  • development tools and techniques
  • roles and responsibilities of project team members
  • examples of our work.

You can download a PDF version of the ‘Developing learning resources’ presentation or you can go to the Learn Central website and view the archived web event.