SMART learning objectives: How to set and adapt them to your online courses

Just like it happens in real life, when we have a direction, it’s much easier to focus on our objective and achieve our goals. And the same goes for e-learning courses.

Setting clear objectives is the first step to generating real learning. It will allow you to measure the knowledge your audience is acquiring… and enjoy the process! Want to know why SMART learning objectives are the best way to succeed with your courses? Read everything about it in this post .

Okay, so let’s start with the foundation.

What are your learning objectives?

 A learning objective is a measurable and real result of what you want to achieve with your course. In a nutshell, it answers the question What skills will my audience have at the end of the process?

Here’s an example. Imagine you’re a physiotherapist and you’re planning a training course about sportive injuries. This would be a good objective for it:

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