Hospitality Industry and E-Learning Technologies – Some Experiences and Insights

Hospitality Industry and E-Learning

Adoption of e-learning technologies provides a definite competitive advantage for businesses today in all the leading industries of the world. This is especially true for the hospitality and tourism industry, which relies upon people to provide services and thus has a constant need for training. But keeping in mind the turbulent economic times, the industry also needs to cut down….

Organizational Blended Learning – Five Common Challenges and Solutions

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Over the last decade, technology-aided learning is being adopted for corporate learning for different learning needs and varying audiences. This is opening up the limits of a classroom-only approach. Gone are the days when training would be limited by distance and cost. Employees can now avail multiple learning modules every day to enhance their learning. Though online learning is certainly….

Mobile Devices in Learning: Utilizing the Ubiquitous Platform for Corporate Learning

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Mobile Devices are an indispensable  part of our people’s life – both at work and home. Using smartphones or tablets, they read newspapers on their handheld devices, send work emails, plan their schedules, book airline tickets, find maps for desired destinations – it is difficult to list the many utilizations of the mobile device. In the work scenario, handheld gadgets….

Developing an Organization-wide Culture of Learning – Some Tactics

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The benefits of a strong learning culture are many. It is a proven fact that organizations where employees take pain to gain more knowledge, stay competitive and become better over the time.  Some organizations try to encourage learning by providing adequate training and learning infrastructure – Learning Material, Training Class Rooms, Trainers, Learning Management System, and pertinent content. Learning technology….

How to align eLearning Initiatives to Business Success: What do L&D Leaders suggest?

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Technology-aided learning has a lot of potential to significantly improve the way that learning and work are integrated. But the L&D function within an organization needs to clearly find important links between learning and business objectives of the organization. It is important for the L&D function to create a continual learning process that is beneficial both to the learners as….

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support

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There are many benefits of training and online learning in the corporate sector and no one can question the need for training initiatives. It is not a surprise that many organizations make considerable efforts to create training initiatives to ensure that their employees are at par with the developments around them. A lot of investment is directed towards creating sustainable….

Mobile Learning Provides a Lot of Advantage for the Banking and Financial Services Industry: An Insight

Mobile Learning in BFSI

The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industry is a highly dynamic sector where updated knowledge provides an extra edge over others in the competitive scenario. Over the last few years, increasing competition, newer regulatory bodies, as well as the tremendous impact of information technology has changed the way the industry conducts business. There is also a heightened demand for….

Encouraging Critical Thinking through Blended Learning: Is that possible?

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Learning is not always just a transfer of information. The process of learning also has to engage the learner and promote critical thinking as well. Most learning experts describe Critical Thinking as a mental activity that involves high quality and high level of thinking. It enhances the problem solving skills of the learner and encourages accurate decision making capabilities. Most….

The MMO-LMS: The close association of Games and Learning

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In EVE Online — a Massively Multiplayer OnlineGame (MMOG) about an interstellar empire — 500,000 players participate in a stunning variety of in-game activities. They not only engage in run–of-the-mill jobs of resource mining, trading and blowing up other players for profit but also the more exotic tasks like running corporations, public relations and even conning people through convoluted Ponzi….

Using Endowed Progress Effect to Motivate Corporate Learners

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Motivation is an important component in learning – more so in self-paced learning initiatives. In classrooms, a lot of it can be created on-the-go by the instructor. The moment that the instructor spots the learners’ attention wavering, he or she changes the pace of the lesson, introduces activities or even makes the learners sit up with a surprise pop-quiz! However,….

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