Guides to e-Learning

Here are some really useful guides to e-learning which can help you to understand online education and training topics.

Some of these guides contain videos created by us, while others are informative pieces written by other industry experts, but all are free so take a look below:

General e-Learning

Quick Guides to e-Learning – Some useful mini-guides on a range of e-learning topics

Knowledge Nuggets – Some excellent, detailed, narrated guides to various e-learning topics.

Free e-learning content and MOOCs listing – a guide to the best places to find free e-learning courses and MOOCs.

e-Learning companies worldwide – a list of international e-learning companies, on our sister website Learning Light.

mLearning – The Complete Guide to Mobile Learning – a definition of the term, as well as top design strategies and best practice.

Procuring elearning services

Selecting an LMS – we have created a series videos to help you select a Learning Management System. It can seem like a daunting task, but we can help to make it simple

Selecting e-learning tools – this series of videos explains what e-learning tools are out there to help you complete your project. We focus on Rapid Authoring Tools which are used to create e-learning content.

Apps and Mobile Learning – Mobile Learning is a hot topic, so we have created this series of videos to help you understand what mobile learning is, and if mobile learning and apps are the right solution for you.

Procuring E-learning – advice on how to go about procuring e-learning content, courses and Learning Management Systems.

Guides to specific products

Day One Technologies – a guide to Day One Technologies’ System Simulation training for call centres.

Jackdaw Rapid Authoring Tool – this is a guide to the rapid authoring tool Jackdaw, which allows you to quickly and easily create e-learning content.

Kineo Tips – helpful tips for using Kineo

Moodle – a guide to Moodle, a popular open-source elearning product

Moodle 2.0 information – Information to help you understand Moodle 2.0

Raptivity – Raptivity is a software-building tool for the professional learning designer/developer.

Totara LMS – a demonstration of the Totara Learning Management System.