eCommerce. eLearning, Launch an eLearning business, start an eLearning business

How to sell online courses

Launching an eLearning business? For the Edupreneurs among you, here’s a helpful introduction to selling courses online. It may serve as a refresher for those already in business or help to get you off the ground if you’re just starting out. It offers useful suggestions on: How to create valuable eLearning content Differentiating yourself from competitors Formatting courses Choosing a platform Marketing your courses. How To Sell Online Courses

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Choosing an eCommerce platform – the right questions to ask

In order to sell courses online, a means of taking payments is an absolute requirement. Here’s an article that provides a list of questions to ask when choosing an eCommerce platform. ┬áLicensed or hosted? Can it automatically enroll learners? What data can it capture for you? How does it handle notification emails? The article addresses these and plenty more aspects of eCommerce for eLearning. Surprise eCommerce vendors by asking smart…

Tin Can API, xAPI, learning analytics

What is Tin Can API and why should anyone care?

Tin Can API has massive potential to transform how learner data are stored, analysed and managed. It’s the successor to SCORM and offers new opportunities for learning activities to be recorded from an almost limitless variety of platforms, not just Learning Management Systems. This article argues that most real learning takes place outside the LMS, so that is where we should be gathering learner activity data. It kind of knocks…

eLearning, Instructional Design, cats,

What cat gifs can teach us about Instructional Design

Here’s a different take on the do’s and dont’s of Instructional Design. I was going to write a post on that subject, but then I found this and thought it was hard to beat. It gets some serious points across via the irresistible medium of fluffy kitties. http://info.alleninteractions.com/11-instructional-design-truths-according-to-cat-.gifs