One of the greatest blessings of the modern world is the Internet. It really is a game changer that we are able to communicate with so many people with such ease. One thing that comes with that immediacy and sheer volume that the web brings is a sense of choice overload. One obvious example of this comes when movie night rolls around. You sit down to pick a movie to stream, and suddenly you’re given thousands of potential options. You’re suddenly unable to choose, not because of limited choices, but because there are too many things to pick from.
As eLearning experts, we owe it to ourselves to understand that learners have an extremely long list of things to occupy their time and mental efforts. In execution, that means we need to make our content as user-friendly as possible, and rewarding to take part in.