Technology-aided learning has found a strong foothold in corporate learning in the past decade or so. This success has motivated companies and professionals to identify ways of increasing the impact and effectiveness of e-learning. Their efforts could be categorized into two focus areas – technological and educative. In technology, the focus is on harnessing newer technologies to not only create….
Game-based Learning (GBL) has been making a strong foray into the world of corporate training in the past few years. Games are exciting and create a lasting impact. They are interactive – drawing out even the most reluctant learner to experience, do and learn. But can this medium be really effective for learning, a medium which predominantly caters to entertainment?….
In this age of accelerating change and growth in information, it is becoming increasingly important for corporate learners to stay informed and keep learning. Technology-enabled learning has made information easily available and accessible, but this has also raised another concern – are we heading towards an information overload? Infographics is a solution for presenting information through palatable visual nuggets. This….
We had last done estimation on Indian e-learning industry in 2009. It’s almost 4 years since we did that exercise, and much has changed in the Indian e-learning industry landscape since then. So did little research on what the current market scenario looks like, and all the findings are given below. But before presenting the data, some definitions – we….
Telecommunications is one of the largest and most fast-growing industries worldwide. Strongly driven by technology, the industry is evolving at a rapid rate and is forever in a state of flux. Not long ago, telecommunications was largely about fixed lines and telephone calls were the largest revenue generators for telecom companies. This scenario has changed drastically over the years. Great….
Ask any school-kid, the consensus sways towards a general apathy towards exams and tests. But moving on from our school days, do we really look forward to assessments in corporate learning as well? If our assessments are immersive and successfully capture learner-interest – Then, yes, your learners too can look forward to assessments. Here are a few innovative ways of….
Let me start with a question – how many of you remember the story of the movie Avatar? My fair guess would be that most (if not all) of you would remember outline of the story, and some of you may even remember the dialogs! Next question, how many of you remember content of the training that you attended 6….
I came across this very interesting study done by Robert Kelly, Carnegie Mellon University where he analyzed how much information an average knowledge worker can retain while doing her job. This is what he has found out – As you can see the amount of knowledge retention has rapidly decreased from over 75% in 1986 to just around 10% in….
Learning in the corporate world is strongly driven by the objective of developing skills and applying them in the course of work. Skills are best developed by ‘doing’. In an ideal scenario, a learner should then find adequate opportunity and space to learn and practice on the work-floor. This however, is not a practical solution, as the repercussions of potential….
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….