One of my recent discussions with a business leader triggered a debate – Is it the individual employee’s responsibility to develop his or her talent? Or is it the organization’s responsibility to nurture the hidden potential of its employees by providing external training, if necessary, to educate them and develop a culture of learning within the organization. This dilemma made….
The growing need for training and learning in every industry brings out the need to develop e-content faster and continuously. This requires time-cutting in every step in the process of e-learning development. One such crucial step is extracting relevant information out of Subject Matter Experts (SME) which can take up an unnecessary large chunk of the total development time. Here….
In the corporate world, the shelf-life of acquired knowledge and skills is getting shorter by the day. There is constant pressure on employees to proactively learn and get trained throughout their careers. The good news is that with technology-aided learning, e-courses are now readily available for the learners’ consumption anytime and anywhere. Learning Management Systems are put in place to….
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….
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….
Learning is best conducted in a social atmosphere – a truth that reiterates in our workplace as well, for we learn best through the knowledge and shared experiences of our co-workers. But will Social Learning benefit you and your workplace? Read on to know the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’… Why Social Learning, and why should I buy into it? Availability: Even….
Learning management systems have evolved over the last decade from their initial administrative purpose of managing learners to the all-encompassing purpose of managing learning. This shift entails the LMS to take up diverse responsibilities – content development, content delivery, learner evaluations and assessments, creating digital repositories, providing an interactive platform for collaborative learning and much more. To successfully deliver as….
When we talk about technology-aided learning, most of us speak of e-Learning and LMS in the same breath. LMSs have, undoubtedly, provided the much needed structure to the concept and flow of e-learning, but there is still a lot of debate on the usefulness of such a confined structure and pre-designed flow. The eye of the debate is how this….