E-learning

Blogs

Articulate Community Blogs

Blogs and discussions about the Articulate product for e-learning [Last checked: 31/8/20]

Articulate Rapid eLearning Blog

E-learning resources and examples for success from Articulate [Last checked: 31/8/20]

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: 31/8/20]

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 organisations, 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: 31/8/20]

Elearning

MLA 2017 Competencies Self-Assessment

Professional competencies identify essential professional skills and abilities that can be observed, measured, and taught.

MLA defines the competencies for health information professionals. The Task Force to Review MLA’s Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success created the current competencies listed below in May 2017, which were previously revised in 2007. [Last checked: 31/8/20]

Library Carpentry

Library Carpentry focuses on building software and data skills within library and information-related communities. Our goal is to empower people in these roles to use software and data in their own work and to become advocates for and train others in efficient, effective and reproducible data and software practices. [Last checked: 31/8/20]

HEE Educator Hub

The Educator Hub is a web-based multiprofessional e-learning resource for clinical educators. It brings together video-based modules from HEE Kent, Surrey, Sussex’s etft platform together with the more academic ones from London’s Multiprofessional Faculty Development site. Nearly 50 modules will be available initially, with complementary resources from elsewhere to be included in due course.

Modules are linked to the new ‘Professional Development Framework for Educators’ which is being adopted in London and South East in the first instance. The framework domains map to professional regulatory standards for education and training including HEE’s Quality Framework standards and are applicable to all educators working in clinical practice and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) as guidance for best practice.  [Last checked: 31/8/20]

NHS e-learning for Healthcare (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: 31/8/20]

Journal

Maden, M. et al (2016) Developing a MOOC for Healthcare Librarians. ALISS Quarterly, 11 (2), 9-11

Article in a special issue on libraries and innovation [Last checked: 31/8/20]

Websites

ElearningIndustry.com

The best collection of eLearning articles, eLearning concepts, eLearning software, and eLearning resources. [Last checked: 31/8/20]

Elucidat

10 awesome e-learning examples with ideas to better engage your audience. [Last checked: 31/8/20]

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

In the early days of e-learning, some people were concerned that bringing computers into the classroom would remove the human element that many learners benefit from.

But technology has developed, and smartphones and tablets are now widely embraced in both the classroom and office. We also use a wealth of interactive designs that ensure distance learning is both an engaging and valuable lesson delivery medium. [Last checked: 31/8/20]