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With over 300 million registered users, Moodle is possibly the most popular learning management system in the world and there are some good reasons why Moodle has become so popular.
Using learning management software for the first time as a small training provider can be daunting. How do you deliver high quality learning to your learners so they achieve the best possible learning outcomes? The design of your online course can be make or break - it is important to consider how best to present, deliver and assess the content provided in your new online training course.
Trailhead is the Salesforce resource and learning website. It's a big collection of learning modules, videos, careers advice and other resources. Trailhead is worth looking at if you're searching for new online course ideas - Salesforce have worked hard to create what is arguably a showcase of online learning best practice.
Moodle is a popular open source learning management system. It's used by colleges, training providers and other organisations to deliver online learning, often to cohorts or groups of students.
Online learning has grown in popularity over recent years, and during the Covid-19 health pandemic, most face-to-face learning went online at one point or another, revolutionising how we approach learning.
It's worth looking at some numbers to remind ourselves why good online course design matters.
What is a good way to design an online course? Suppose you want to turn a day of face-to-face training into a series of short online 'lessons'. What is the best way to organise and deliver your content so you get maximum positive feedback from your learners?
The number of people who use YouTube is astonishing. Almost 5 billion videos are watched every day, 300 hours of video are uploaded every minute and the total number of YouTube users is around 1.3 billion.
Many training providers want to sell and deliver courses online. One big decision they have to make is the choice of technology platform. How do you create online courses, publish them online and then give access to learners (or the staff of client organisations) based on some kind of payment or subscription model?
You're a small training provider that wants to begin to put courses online. Where do you start? How should you spend your time and what is the easiest way to turn a face-to-face course into an online course?