A learning object is a self-contained digital learning experience that can be published to, and distributed by a Learning Management System (LMS), or online via a URL. You may know them as a learning course or module.
A learning object may be a traditional eLearning module with topics, a simple piece of microlearning, a digital story, an immersive scenario, an online game, or any other sequence of online interactivity.
The key thing that makes it a learning object is that it is designed to achieve a specific, practical outcome for the learner.
A learning object is made up of blocks.
Below is an example of a learning object.