E-learning

Blogs

Articulate Community Blogs

Blogs and discussions about the Articulate product for e-learning [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Articulate Rapid eLearning Blog

E-learning resources and examples for success from Articulate [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Understand These 10 Principles of Good Design Before You Start Your Next eLearning Project

A good-looking eLearning course is not a guarantee of its instructional effectiveness. Think of all those magazines with glossy covers that you flip over expectantly only to find that the pages are filled with trash. Unfortunately, many course developers have no clue of how visual design can increase (or decrease) learnability of the material. [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Books

Secker, J (2016) Copyright and E-learning: a guide for practitioners (2nd ed). Facet Publishing

As e-learning support is extended from higher education to schools, colleges and other learning organizations, a good understanding of copyright and other IPR issues is essential to ensure that material is legal and not laying the institution open to risk. [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Elearning

MLA 2017 Competencies Self-Assessment

The Task Force to Review MLA’s Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success has completed its two-year project of revising the MLA [Last checked: 25/07/17]

Library Carpentry

Library Carpentry introduces you to the fundamentals of computing and provides you with a platform for further self-directed learning. [Last checked: 25/07/17]

HEE Educator Hub

Health Education England’s (HEE) Educator Hub is a new e-learning resource aimed at educators and supervisors of doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, allied health professionals and healthcare scientists and it is now live. The content, which is hosted on the HEE e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) Hub, includes both academic and video-based practical modules, such as supervision, feedback, workplace based assessments and Annual Review of Competence Progression (ARCP). These have been migrated from HEE Kent, Surrey, Sussex’s e-Training for Trainers (etft) platform together with London’s Multi-professional Faculty Development modules. Complementary content from other regions will also be included to produce a national resource. Contact facultydevelopment.lase@hee.nhs.uk for more details. [Last checked: 21/7/17]

NHS Elearning for Health (eLfH)

e-LfH is a Health Education England Programme working in partnership with the NHS and professional bodies to support patient care by providing e-learning to educate and train the health and social care workforce. NHS OpenAthens account required. [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Journal

Maden, M et al (2016) Developing a MOOC for Healthcare Librarians, ALISS Quarterly vol 11 (2)

Special issue on libraries and innovation [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Websites

ElearningIndustry.com

The best collection of eLearning articles, eLearning concepts, eLearning software, and eLearning resources. [Last checked: 6/7/17]

Elucidat: Best of 2015 e-learning examples

Here’s a list of 20 inspirational elearning examples from Elearning Superstars to inspire your next project [Last checked: 6/7/17]

What is e-learning? Help and FAQs from Virtual College

In the early days, e-learning received a bad press, as many people thought bringing computers into the classroom would remove that human element that some learners need, but as time has progressed, technology has developed, and now we embrace smartphones and tablets in the classroom and office, as well as using a wealth of interactive designs that makes distance learning not only engaging for the users, but valuable as a lesson delivery medium. [Last checked: 6/7/17]