eLearning Glossary


ADDIE is an acronym for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. It is an instructional systems design model that many instructional designers and training developers use in the development process of courses.

Authoring Tool

An authoring tool assists in the creation of digital content. In the context of learning and development, authoring tools refer to software used for eLearning course development.

Completion Rate 

Completion rates refer to the percentage of enrolled learners in an eLearning course who complete a particular course. Course completion rates are usually tracked as a measure of success.

Distributed Practice 

Distributed practice, also known as spaced repetition, is a widely-used strategy facilitating the repetition of lessons at increasing intervals until content is embedded. Reviewing information gradually contributes to successfully remembering information.

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