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Set and forget not viable for VET

Set and forget online training is when a learner is asked to log into an online course and only interact with the content and activities, with no human interaction whatsoever. But this approach simply doesn't lend itself to being the only form of training and assessment in VET.

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Six easy e-learning design tips

And why I got into the design business

We can all get caught up in the latest shiny thing and design with a programme in mind rather than what we are trying to achieve. Get the design right and it doesn’t matter which programme you use.

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How to spring-clean your e-learning cobwebs

A handy checklist

How many of us think to spruce up our organisation's e-learning programs on an annual basis? And why is it so important?

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VET Toolboxes versus learning objects

What you need to know

With a selection of VET E-learning Toolboxes currently half price, now seems like a good time to talk about the difference between VET E-learning Toolboxes and Learning Objects.

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The latest in live online classrooms

BigBlueButton version 0.91

BigBlueButton (BBB), an open-source online classroom package, has upgraded to version 0.91. The upgrade means fantastic new features, especially the nifty little start/stop button for recording sessions.

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Is your e-learning content up to scratch?

Tailor content to your organisation and learners

When did you last look at your online learning content from the perspective of your learners? Is it eye-catching, interactive, fun? Does it test what your learners have learned?

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App of the month

focus booster

Overcome distractions, maintain focus, stay fresh and finish work on time. This app is designed to help you avoid procrastination by tracking your work and play time.

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Did you know that eWorks is on facebook?

Connect with us today!

For blog posts, the latest in online learning, regular VET updates, and random articles of interest, connect with us on facebook.

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Random link of the month

Watch: what humans will look like in 1000 years

An interesting snapshot of the future, from transhumanism to utility fog, to genetic mutations that allow us to eat metal!

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Happy holiday season!

We look forward to working with you next year

2015 has been another busy year for the eWorks team and we are all looking forward to a well-earned break. Our office will be closed from Thursday 24 December, reopening on Monday 4 January. If you have any online learning projects in the pipeline, contact us before Christmas to lock in 2015 prices for work undertaken in early 2016. And make sure you have a fun, relaxing and safe holiday season.

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