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Maybe you’re experts in face to face training and are considering the bold leap of moving your courses online, but you’re unsure of how to engage with your learners, how to keep track of them, how to present your material to your learners or how to test your learners. “Impossible” to do this remotely, you might think, but quite the contrary, thanks…
Wikipedia defines Instructional design (ID) as the practice of systematically designing, developing, and delivering instructional products and experiences, both digital and physical, in a consistent and reliable fashion toward an efficient, effective, appealing, engaging and inspiring acquisition of knowledge. What a mouthful! Allow us to break …
When asked the question: “Why eLearning?”, we in the eLearning industry would rather ask: “Why not eLearning?” In our opinion, most people are resistant to change. At some point in our lives we have heard or have even said: ”If something isn’t broken then don’t try to fix it!” However, change is not fixing, it is merely adjusting and tweaking the w…
Your organisation may be in the process of making the exciting leap into eLearning. All the courses that you are delivering in the classroom or face-to-face, can now be delivered to all your learners online. It is a no-brainer. But now what?!?! What does this mean? How is this done? Where to start? Here at Quay Group, we get asked questions like…
Recent events have caused major disruption in people’s lives, businesses, and the economy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRINJMypmp4 The learning and development sector had not been excluded from this. Content delivery and training were dealt a major blow with workforce upskilling suffering tremendously. Challenges around getting back to …
The QCTO have a set published eLearning Standards and in part 1 of this article, we discussed the first 6 Standards.  In this article, we will look at Standards 7 to 12.  You can download the QCTO’s standards via this link. http://www.qcto.org.za/images/procedures/Summary_of_E-Learning_and_E-Assessment_Guidelines_for_the_OQSF.pdf h…
A Portfolio of Evidence or POE is a vital part of an accredited course. Whether your course is online, blended, or in a classroom, a learner may have to submit a POE as proof that they have completed and demonstrated the minimum requirements set out by the respective SETA or QCTO before receiving credits. This segment is going to touch on a few …
You have probably heard that completion rates of the average online course range between 5 and 15%. This is true, however there are ways to change this into a 100% completion rate. Let’s look at how this can be achieved https://youtu.be/EE8YGGqqz1o 1: High touch support This is a game changer when it comes to the completion of courses…
Transitioning from the classroom to online can be daunting and it is important that your learners are assisted during this process. Let’s be honest change can be scary. Here are a few guidelines on how your learners can be supported when they enter the world of online learning. https://youtu.be/zFzo80xG79U Step 1: Accessing the learni…
Maybe you’re experts in face to face training and are considering the bold leap of moving your courses online, but you’re unsure of how to engage with your learners, how to keep track of them, how to present your material to your learners or how to test your learners. “Impossible” to do this remotely, you might think, but quite the contrary, thanks…