Good e-learning built on good instructional design

Make sure the e-learning bells and whistles help people learn
By Sandra Mingail
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/28/2005

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esigning an effective online course is a tall and sometimes intimidating task — especially if it’s your first attempt. What’s the best strategy for survival? Learn the basics of effective instructional design.

From a digital perspective, all the glitz and glitter of dancing images, seductive sounds and high-tech special effects do little to salvage learning that has faulty design.