There’s no doubt that an engaging e-learning course can grab the learner’s attention and guarantee an immersive learning experience and finally achieve the learning objectives.
Hence, today let’s see the six tips to use interactivity in an e-learning course.
1. An eye-catching introduction
The first impression is the best impression, and hence it is recommended to ensure that your e-learning module has an impressive introduction to hook the attention of the learners. For example, the organization can include elements of personalization in the introduction screen like allowing the users to enter their name, choose their character etc.
2. Include game elements
To build interactivity in your e-Learning modules the organization can use game elements. The use of game elements like challenges and tasks in the e-learning module can make the learning experience more engaging and interactive.
The organization can also include game-based assessments. For example, in your product training e-learning modules, the organization can include small games like drag and drop activity, crossword puzzles etc to make the modules interactive.
3.Introduce a character
You might have noticed a talking head or a human character image that stands on the side of your e-learning module to guide you through the modules. The use of such characters helps the organization to establish a human touch and connect with the learners
For example, to bring the interactivity the mentor can be designed to narrate the course and explain the objectives to the learner.
•The talking head can also ask questions pertaining to course content and give intelligent feedback
•Use the mentor to introduce new topics and contents within the module
4. Include a storyline/theme in your e-learning module.
Stories are the best way to grab the attention of the learners. An organization can include a good story line where the learner takes the role of the lead character and takes the decisions as the learning progress. For example, stories can be effectively woven around the learning contents in a scenario-based e-learning approach. This enables the learners to enjoy the ownership of the learning process. The organization can also include smaller stories or case studies in the module to test the knowledge of the learners.
5.Use of multimedia graphics to build interactivity
The modern tools allow the learners to build 2D and 3D graphics objects that enable interactivity. For example, the organization can use interactive infographics inviting user actions like clicking and zooming on the infographics. The organization can pump up the interactivity by using interactive videos that invite user actions. The recent technological advancements enable the users to include 360-degree interactive videos that can provide an immersive learning experience to the learners.
6. Make it social
The organization can bring interactivity in the e-learning modules by promoting social learning approach. For example, the organization can include the option of live chats and instant messaging facility where the learners can interact with the peer learners.
The organization can promote the learners to share the scores and achievements on the various social media websites etc which helps in building a sense of achievement among the learners