Category : Duration

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How Much Time Should One Commit To Online Degree Coursework?

Online learning requires organization and self-discipline. You may have to fit study around work and family. You have to set your own schedule and make sure you get assignments in on time. If you are enrolled in an asynchronous program there is no designated class time to prompt you to study and stay on track. If you’re

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Challenging eLearning Best Practices: How Long Should Training Videos Be?

According to conventional wisdom, and with no shortage of corroborating statistics, attention spans are shrinking — down from 12 seconds in 2000 to 8 seconds in 2015. That’s barely enough time to finish this paragraph. It’s a trend that’s caused quite a bit of concern, especially amongst those responsible for employee training and development. It’s not

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How long should an e-learning course be?

We’ve all participated in a course, training session, or even conference call that seemed to go on for an eternity. There’s no question that when participants reach a certain time threshold attention spans begin to dwindle, and learning objectives fall by the wayside. This would lead one to correctly assume that there is in fact

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