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

game based learning

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

elearning Corporate Learners

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,….

E-Learning in the Automobile Industry: Maximizing Dealer Efficiency using LMS

Training and learning are an integral part of the modern workplace. Every forward-thinking organization strives to create innovative avenues to provide training that educates, enables and inspires its people. This is true for employees within the organization as well as partners who closely work with the organization. Thus, training initiatives have to often extend beyond the confines of the organization….

Spaced Learning for Corporate Trainings: Increasing Impact and Retention

Spaced learning

Learning is continuous in our lives. But how much of what we learn do we actually remember after the learning event? As designers, we want to make sure that the learning content has a strong initial impact on the learners and is successful in retaining their attention throughout the course. But how can we ensure that the learning is embedded….

How is Content Created for the Modern LMS: Trends in LMS Content?

Trends in LMS Content

The corporate world is in a state of continuous flux and it has changed face tremendously in the last few decades. New technologies are creating new opportunities and the modern corporate world is fast realizing the merits of perennial learning. Training equips employees to be ready to take advantage of the opportunities at hand and do the job better. Technology-aided….

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….

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