This article provides hints for the design of e-learning courses with regard to target audience, navigation, objectives, motivation, media, interactivity, assessment, aesthetics, tool selection, and evaluation.
interactive web design
designed to be as interactive as possible. Interactivity is not simply clicking on buttons, watching animations or video, or listening to sound. It involves active participation by the learner—making choices, answering questions, going through simulations, etc. The learner should be engaged through the opportunity for input. Having said this, the interactivity needs to be appropriate to the course's users, content, and objectives, in terms of both type and amount. It should not be gratuitous, but