It’s never been a more exciting time to be working in educational technology, as we are seeing the advent of a new era of digital learning (or the second wave) driven by evolving consumer expectations and heated competition. This has spurred new demand for better quality digital learning programs. But, in order to deliver this future, we need better tools than what is currently available.

The definition of ‘better quality’ is subjective however, one factor that remains constant is good learning design.  So what makes good learning design?

“Learning design is the framework that supports your learners learning experiences. It advocates shifting focus from the teacher to thinking about learners first — who they are, what they know, how they think, and how to reach them effectively so they get the most out of their educational experience.”

The below infographic depicts the important design elements to consider when creating quality online courses, the current scenario and of course what the future of learning design will be all about!

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Smart Sparrow is dedicated to helping educators improve the quality of student learning through the use of active and adaptive courseware. If you’re interested in how our adaptive e-learning platform can transform your blended or online courses, reach out to our team to request a demo or quick overview. We look forward to working with you to create beautiful learning experience that will have a lasting impact on your learners!