The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets. Rapid authoring tools are the prompt solution that most e-content developers adopt to cater to these increasing needs. With the advent of newer technologies and devices that are now….
With the wide-spread acceptance and popularity of e-learning, there is a variety of e-learning content being developed for the diverse needs of learners. One of the ways to classify e-learning content is according to the level of interactivity built into the e-content. Interactivity within e-content varies from simple navigational clicks to high-end simulation games – choosing the right one depends….
Organizations today need to constantly provide training and learning opportunities in order to keep abreast of the latest in the field and suitably satisfy the expectations of their employees. According to the Global Workforce Study 2012 (http://towerswatson.com/assets/pdf/2012-Towers-Watson-Global-Workforce-Study.pdf) , in addition to the compensation, job security and career advancement opportunities, Learning and Development opportunities features in the top five reasons that….
Game–based learning has slowly but surely been making an impact on the learning industry over past few years. This new way of learning has been successful across a variety of learners – from high-school and college students to corporate learners. Yes, the types of games that are being developed vary as per the audience profile. But as a mode of….
While technology enabled learning is no doubt being embraced by diverse industries to address their training needs, making it truly effective is still a constant challenge. Among other concerns, is that e-content created should be able to engage the audience thoroughly to be truly effective. When learners are bored or disengaged, e-learning fails to make its intended impact and the….
The ways of Training and Learning in the corporate space are changing. With the advent of technology-enabled learning, corporate trainers are exploring newer ways of reaching out to learners. From a very ‘course-centric’ focus, trainers are now leaning towards ‘learner-centric’ models which require learners to take a more active role in their own learning.. One such learner-centric model being talked….
In organizations, training is a constant activity. And with more and more organizations adopting online training, the reach and availability of training is increasing manifold. But what about its effectiveness – Can that be measured or quantified? There are many ways to ascertain the effectiveness of online training across an organization. In most cases, choosing just one way might not….
According to the leading news and information resource site Mashable 2013 is the year of Responsive Web Design (RWD). In technology, ‘Responsive’ means a program, application or website that works on multiple devices and delivers the same viewing experience across all devices without any added effort from the user. In simple terms, with RWD, the on-screen content automatically changes layout….
The shelf life of acquired knowledge and skills in the corporate world is getting shorter by the day. This increases the (already tremendous) pressure on corporate learners to proactively learn and get trained – throughout their careers. With technology-aided learning, e-courses are now readily available for learners’ consumption anytime and anywhere. Corporations put Learning Management Systems (LMS) in place to….
mLearning has, slowly but surely, been creating a niche for itself in corporate training and learning. Even a decade ago mLearning was being created and utilized for learning – though sparingly. But in the past few years it has emerged as a sustainable learning platform. In addition to providing uninterrupted access, mLearning also provides a more learner-centric approach where the….