Let us face it, in today's world with the augment of information technology there is so much knowledge available in the internet. So now e-learning has gain a lot of popularity, because you can make one e-learning course and can teach any number of people. Here I will explain on how to make an effective e-learning course which is easier and more effective in teaching your students.
1) Spelling and Grammar Check
You should always make sure that there are no spelling errors in your e-learning course. This you can do by various methods. Many popular text-editors have their own spelling check engine. You can find online resource or buy some software. Also you can hire someone online to do the spelling and grammar check. Nowadays you can find many freelancers working online at a very affordable price. Having spelling and grammar errors in a teaching material puts a very bad impression on a student so you should always avoid it.
2) Make sure you use some interactive course material
Only having text documents and video files, sometimes becomes monotonous and very boring. So make sure you also include materials which in more engaging with students and there is a two way communication. Try to have some group chats or forum discussion in which students can also participate. This also makes learning more fun and effective and students are more engaged in the e-learning course and they learn more easily.
3) Make effective and appropriate use of images
As the saying goes "A picture is worth a thousand words" and this is so true in the world of e-learning, you should always use images if possible, in your course material. Using images in appropriate place can make online teaching very easy and fun too. You should also use pie charts if possible. Images should be placed appropriately with the text content, and when this is done, it makes it very easy in conveying the core idea and students can learn more quickly.
4) You should always take a peer review before publishing your content
When we make a course, we are very excited about it. We may oversee some typos or miss some important content. So it is very beneficial to get review of someone qualified and who is a friend. They may give you some important insights and that maybe very beneficial. Also it gives you confidence in posting your course as you know someone credible has already reviewed it and you are more sure about your content.
5) Use better e-learning platform
You should use an e-learning platform which has many functionalities. The better the e-learning platform, the lesser you have to work to set up a great course. Your students will also find it more convenient to learn if the platform is good. The platform you are using should be modern, cross-browser compatible, should have many features like setting up course, chat section, forum, quizzes etc. It should have all the best features available in the market.