Simulations in Application Training: Is it a Good Idea?

Application Simulation

Continued training efforts are required for companies to stay ahead of the competition and keep employees’ skills up-to-date or in compliance with the law. But with the pace that every industry is advancing, it is often difficult to provide opportunities to the employees to learn new skills, techniques or processes with traditional means. Application trainings often require hands-on practice on….

Social Learning Tips to Engage Learners: A Corporate Learning Perspective

Social Learning

E-Learning and technology-aided learning in the workplace allows more flexibility and increases access to learning by huge proportions. It is then not a surprise that technology-aided learning is now being adopted by a majority of forward thinking organizations. With an increasing amount of budgets directed towards creating e-learning and building the platforms of delivery, it is now imperative that e-learning….

Corporate Training Trends – Sharing experiences, Shared Learning

There is no doubt that Corporate Learning has a strong social element to it. Learning occurs through social interactions across conference tables, in cubicles, over coffee breaks and at the water cooler.  The power and reach of social interactions for learning cannot be overlooked, but the big question is: Is there a way to structure it better to enhance the….

Social Collaborative Tools – A Good Investment for Corporate Training

As the world around us gets smaller, technological advancements make it possible for us to collaborate faster and with ease. Distance is no longer an issue – corporate offices can now get access to each other all the time. This is a huge boon to the training function as well. Training managers do not have to take into extensive planning….

Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?

Movie Based eLearning

The modern world is an age of rapid growth in scientific knowledge, much of which is quickly utilized in the creation of new technology. Science and technology have also made the world very small, so that we no longer live in the confined world of our town, region, or country, isolated from what is happening in the rest of the….

Wearable Technology: Does Google Glass still has the potential to transform Learning?

Google Glass

Mobile Technology has reached a new landmark as the number of estimated mobile devices has crossed the 7 billion mark. Added to this, is the growing popularity of wearable gadgets that enable continuous connectivity for users. The learning industry is making use of mobile devices to deliver just-in-time learning for some years now. Added to that, wearable technology will also….

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

Social Media

Technology has made training and learning more accessible and learner-friendly. Even as more and more organizations are leaning towards self-paced learning, Corporate Trainers are also changing their roles and teaching philosophies to suit the needs of the modern learners. Technology can provide a vehicle for continuing conversations beyond the time and space constraints of the classroom and conflicting schedules. It….

The power of Digital Storytelling: A corporate learning perspective

Digital Storytelling

Stories are a powerful way of communication. They can relate deeply personal experiences and share them with audiences of varying profiles – with equal impact. They are also a powerful tool in learning. Teachers utilize the strength of stories to capture the interest of students – be it the toddlers in kinder-garden or mature young adults in college. In the….

Exploring Learning Analytics: How is it affecting corporate learning?

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With changing technologies, the learning industry is changing its expectations from e-learning as well.  While until a few years ago e-learning was simply making learning available and accessible to learners, today learning professionals are keen on uplifting the user experience and want more out of the learning experience. One of the main concerns for L&D managers today is to make….

Trends in Technology-aided Learning: 2015 and Beyond

eLearning Trend

To call it an emerging trend would be an understatement. Today, the effectiveness as well as cost-effectiveness of technology-aided learning is an established fact – both within and outside the corporate world. Technology-aided learning is now a huge and booming industry, with an estimated market value of $107 billion in 2015 (Source: Forbes.com). It makes perfect sense to end the….

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