The Design Of E Learning Content Essay

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This study examined the design of e-learning content and the effects that the design of e-learning content can have on increasing knowledge and performance. The research focused on the delivery of content, whether asynchronous or synchronous, the amount of interactive material, and the length of the e-learning content as factors of design that affect knowledge and performance. The results of this study could be used by organizations to better design, e-learning content to develop its employee’s job knowledge and overall performance. Organizations considering e-learning as a training method to develop its employees could decipher the mixture of content design that achieves its training objectives. A proper mixture of content coupled with a method to evaluate an employee’s performance following completion of the material, organizations can decide if an employee’s time invested in e-learning material amounts to higher performance on the job. An organization should first, create e-learning content that transforms knowledge into performance. As Lim (2007) suggested, “The higher online learning trainees’ learning motivation, the better learning performance and transfer performance” (p. 32). Meaning that by motivating students to learn the material the students will be more likely to improve through the learning which will result in transferring that learning back to their job. In the case of BLC students in the Army, this would mean creating an e-learning experience that students…

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