Application of Learning Cycle in Designing E-Learning Courses

Learning cycle refers to the process of how people learn from experience. There are four stages in it. To design eLearning courses that yield better results, instructional designers (IDs) need to have good knowledge of the learning cycle.


Review is the first phase of the learning cycle. This phase sets the context and helps the learners’ bridge prior knowledge with new knowledge.

In eLearning, the learning process begins with setting the context. It’s important to start the course in such a way that it grabs the attention of the learner. This phase includes learning objectives. If we inform the learners, prior to the course, what they will be able to do after completing the course, it motivates them. So start the course by setting effective learning objectives.

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