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10 Effective Online Learning Strategies

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10 Effective Online Learning Strategies

  1. 1. 10 Effective Online Learning Strategies
  2. 2. AGENDA Why do we need to incorporate learning strategies in online training programs? 10 effective learning strategies Conclusion
  3. 3. WHY DO WE NEED TO INCORPORATE LEARNING STRATEGIES IN ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAMS? To engage learners To facilitate effective knowledge transfer and retention
  4. 4. 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple Assess Prior Knowledge Organize Content Logically Create Engaging Visuals 02 03 04 05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios Use Case Studies Incorporate Problem-solving Situations Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning 07 08 09 10
  5. 5. 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple Assess Prior Knowledge Organize Content Logically Create Engaging Visuals 02 03 04 05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios Use Case Studies Incorporate Problem-solving Situations Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning 07 08 09 10 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES
  6. 6. Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives • Learning objectives should be performance-based and relevant to the training goals. • Having measurable, clear, and achievable learning objectives will motivate learners.
  7. 7. 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple Assess Prior Knowledge Organize Content Logically Create Engaging Visuals 02 03 04 05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios Use Case Studies Incorporate Problem-solving Situations Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning 07 08 09 10 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES
  8. 8. Keep the Course Structure Simple Keep the course structure simple and comprehensible. This will help learners navigate through the course easily.
  9. 9. 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple Assess Prior Knowledge Organize Content Logically Create Engaging Visuals 02 03 04 05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios Use Case Studies Incorporate Problem-solving Situations Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning 07 08 09 10 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES
  10. 10. Assess Prior Knowledge ? The study of microorganisms is known as: Microphytology Microscopy Microanatomy Microbiology Have an idea of what the learner is already familiar with, and associate new lessons with prior knowledge.
  11. 11. 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple Assess Prior Knowledge Organize Content Logically Create Engaging Visuals 02 03 04 05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios Use Case Studies Incorporate Problem-solving Situations Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning 07 08 09 10
  12. 12. Organize Content Logically • Content needs to be organized logically by chunking/breaking it up into modules with topics and sub-topics. • Well organized content is easier to understand, learn, and remember for a longer period of time.
  13. 13. 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple02 Assess Prior Knowledge03 Organize Content Logically04 Create Engaging Visuals05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios07 Use Case Studies08 Incorporate Problem-solving Situations09 Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning10
  14. 14. Create Engaging Visuals • Visuals help learners retain information for a longer period and apply it in their jobs. • Creating engaging visuals will make the course more appealing and hold learners’ interest throughout the course.
  15. 15. 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple02 Assess Prior Knowledge03 Organize Content Logically04 Create Engaging Visuals05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios07 Use Case Studies08 Incorporate Problem-solving Situations09 Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning10
  16. 16. Use Effective Interactivities Interactivities will enhance interest in the learners’ mind, by involving them in the learning process.
  17. 17. 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple Assess Prior Knowledge Organize Content Logically Create Engaging Visuals 02 03 04 05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios Use Case Studies Incorporate Problem-solving Situations Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning 07 08 09 10
  18. 18. Include Realistic Scenarios Realistic scenarios help connect the learner to the real world, make them feel more connected to the subject, and make their own decisions.
  19. 19. 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple Assess Prior Knowledge Organize Content Logically Create Engaging Visuals 02 03 04 05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios Use Case Studies Incorporate Problem-solving Situations Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning 07 08 09 10
  20. 20. Use Case Studies Case studies help learners understand theory and apply it in real-life and also allow them achieve multiple results simultaneously within a short period of time.
  21. 21. 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple Assess Prior Knowledge Organize Content Logically Create Engaging Visuals 02 03 04 05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios Use Case Studies Incorporate Problem-solving Situations Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning 07 08 09 10
  22. 22. Incorporate Problem-solving Situations • Imparting skills and knowledge through a problem-based approach enables learners relate themselves to a particular situation and act accordingly in real-life. • Asking learners to provide solutions for problems will help them sharpen their problem-solving skills.
  23. 23. 10 EFFECTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES 01 Frame Meaningful Learning Objectives Keep the Course Structure Simple Assess Prior Knowledge Organize Content Logically Create Engaging Visuals 02 03 04 05 06 Use Effective Interactivities Include Realistic Scenarios Use Case Studies Incorporate Problem-solving Situations Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning 07 08 09 10
  24. 24. Develop Assessments to Reinforce Learning • Assessing learners intermittently is another way of keeping them engaged. • Giving a quick quiz or puzzle, appreciating them for their answers, and providing explanatory feedback will keep learners happy and motivated.
  25. 25. Hope the strategies discussed here help you develop online courses that hold the attention of your learners, while making learning interesting and enjoyable. CONCLUSION
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