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Design for
eLearning

As the world of education has moved online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a virtual learning environment has become exceedingly important. With the increasing demand for Learning Management Systems, good design has become crucial to retain users and attract new business.

With our experience in designing online learning software, we at Tcules, have understood that the students/trainees find it difficult to get through online courses due to reasons like lack of motivation or engagement, feeling of isolation or emotional disconnection, inaccessibility etc.
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Our approach to
designing eLearning software

Design as per online learning models

While the foundational principles for designing a learning experience remain similar, there are aspects of UX and UI design that can be applied with a better context of which online learning model it is. These learning models could be LMS, educational games, synchronous or asynchronous online learning and collaborative online learning.

Learner-centred design

By employing several investigative and generative methods, we understand the learners’ needs and their context at all stages of design and development to ensure a seamless learning journey.

Embrace predictability

Learners should never have to ask questions like ‘How do I close this pop-up?’, ‘How do I submit my task?’ or ‘How do I move to the next module?’ What to do next and how should come naturally to them.

Gamification

We use the game elements as a reward for completing the already existing training modules. Think of badges, leaderboards, motivation triggers, or progress bars at the end of a module as an example.

A Designer's guide to creating fun and immersive eLearning platforms

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Our job was to create a seamless, playful online-to-offline learning experience for children enrolled into creative writing courses. We reimagined the brand, created stories, redesigned user experience, and applied it all to Moodle LMS.

TWR Case Study

“We received a lot of compliments from our users on the LMS and how well it was done. I wanted to thank all of you for all the work you put into making this vision of mine a reality. It turned out really well.”

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    FAQs

    What separates Tcules from other eLearning designers in the industry?

    At Tcules, we understand that designing for eLearning platforms is not just about optimising the UX but also about ensuring that the content is easily accessible, and the platform is interesting enough to hold user attention. Thus we focus on creating learner-centred designs that are built on the principles of instructional design, content design and user experience. And we employ an iterative design methodology that is built for technology-enabled learning.

    How can Tcules help your students?

    Oftentimes, students find it difficult to get through eLearning courses due to reasons like lack of engagement, feeling of isolation or emotional disconnect and inaccessibility. We can create designs that help resolve these issues.

    What eLearning platforms do we design for?

    We can design for Moodle LMS, Canvas LMS, Blackboard Learn amongst other popular platforms. And in case you have a custom-built LMS, we can help you design that too.

    Does Tcules partner with schools and institutes for custom learning platforms?

    As much as we would love to, we currently do not partner with schools and institutes for their custom learning platforms.

    How much do eLearning projects usually cost?

    Every eLearning platform has a different target audience and thus slightly different design goals. This makes it difficult to give an average cost. But, we usually charge $25 to $50 per hour based on the complexity and size of the project. And our typical UX projects range anywhere between $5,000 to $25,000 and could go well above $50,000 depending on the scope.

    Will our redesign have any impact on your existing business?

    Most redesign projects do not have any impact on the business. However, it is important to note that the larger the magnitude of the project, the higher the chances of there being a minor impact.