This blog entry is part II of a series on Creating Custom E-Learning solutions. Click here to read Part I: General Business Overview.
Once the purpose and success metrics for a custom E-Learning solution are established (see Part I), the following questions further refine the content and scope of the project. Important questions to consider include:
Custom E-Learning solutions begin from a business perspective. You should have a clear understanding of why the training is needed and how you will measure its success. I start with general business questions to identify gaps, needs, and metrics. Here are a few:
How can social media boost effectiveness of traditional E-Learning courses? E-Learning and social media each facilitate the transfer of information across long distances and great divides. It should be simple, then, to find a symbiotic relationship between the two.
Let’s start with Twitter. The combination of Twitter’s forced brevity and its focus on topically-engineered “hashtags” provide an efficient way to aggregate snippets of information (that may also include external links) relevant to a specific subject. For instance, associating the #elearning hashtag to your tweet will include it among the vast sea of search results for E-Learning-related tweets.
Presenter: Jeff Johannigman