Tips to Achieve Conversational Tone in Instructional Writing

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This famous sentence is by vocab wizard, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, who sent social media scurrying for the dictionary to decode it. Image by Freepik from www.flaticon.com.

 

In this post, we spoke about how as an instructional strategy, we use the conversational tone to engage the learner. We said that a conversational tone comprises simplicity of expression, precision at information sharing, friendliness in approach, and encourages reflection. It is not commanding, preachy, or patronizing. Continue reading “Tips to Achieve Conversational Tone in Instructional Writing”

Watch the ‘Expert Talk’ Video of Our First Gender Equality Course

gender equalityEarly this month, we released the ‘Expert Talk’ video of our first course in the Gender Equality category. The course titled, ‘From Patriarchy to Equality – Be the Change’ has turned out to be a good 5 hours of eLearning! It is ready to launch anytime now! ‘Gender’ is the third category we will launch with this course; Lifestyle and Human Rights being the first two categories. Continue reading “Watch the ‘Expert Talk’ Video of Our First Gender Equality Course”

Behind the Scenes Footage from Our First Gender Course

gender courseWe are delighted to bring some behind the scene footage from our first gender course that we recorded recently. This recording was an extraordinary experience with the illustrious instructor, Ms. Kamla Bhasin, and Mohammad Uvais, an audio-video wizard. We recorded around five hours of content in 10 hours’ time, which is an enviable record! This speaks favorably about the proficiency of the team in their respective areas of expertise. Continue reading “Behind the Scenes Footage from Our First Gender Course”

Two Important Considerations for Instructional Strategy

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At the simplest, instructional strategy for an eLearning course means the approach taken to deliver or teach the content. The bottom line is that people learn best when we are able to stimulate and engage them. How to deliver the content in a manner that it engages the learner is the question we should be asking. That would help in formulating the instructional strategy. Continue reading “Two Important Considerations for Instructional Strategy”

Announcing Our Human Rights Course, Enrolment is FREE

human rights courseLast month, Betelvine, with the help of a seed grant from social change funders, The Pollination Project, launched the human rights course titled, Application of Human Rights Framework – The Basics. Enrolment is completely FREE! When you click the green ‘Enroll Now’ button on the right hand side of the course page, you are in! Since we launched the course, there have been 700+ enrolments. Continue reading “Announcing Our Human Rights Course, Enrolment is FREE”

Three Cs of Instructional Writing That You Will Want to Implement

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Instructional writing is distinct from the other types of writing for its clear, coherent, and concise style of expression. This style is especially suited for eLearning, where brevity is paramount. In this article, we will discuss the three Cs of instructional writing that together work to provide a lucrative learning experience to learners enrolled in eLearning courses. Continue reading “Three Cs of Instructional Writing That You Will Want to Implement”

Announcing Our Online Running Course with a Remarkable Offer

Online Running CourseBetelvine recently launched the online running course, Couch to 10K Basics – How to Prepare for Your First Run. With this, we have opened our innings in eLearning with a course under the ‘Lifestyle’ category. What is the “remarkable” offer, you may ask. Well, the course is FREE! You simply need to click the green ‘Enroll Now’ button on the right and you are in! Continue reading “Announcing Our Online Running Course with a Remarkable Offer”