The meaning of the word ‘asynchronous’ is ‘not at the same time’. In the context of learning, it is used when a learner completes a learning initiative on his own time and schedule – without the intervention of an instructor. As technology advanced, the modes of delivery of Asynchronous Learning have evolved from one-to-one communication i.e. via telegraph and telephones….
Stories are often a popular mode of learning in our formative years. In adult learning, they can prove to be equally impactful. Stories can effectively lighten the mood, bringing relief to the monotony of learning. They can be helpful in citing examples for the learner to relate or learn from. They can also encourage the learner think about the described….
Trends come and go but there are some which inevitably change the path oft travelled. Till a few years ago, it was the norm to assign a time and place for a training session. Within an organization, employees travelled and moved work commitments to fit in the requisite trainings. Then technology aided learning changed the course through computer-based and later,….
E-learning is moving away from a didactic approach to more engaging approaches that do much more than just transfer knowledge. With a regular page-turner, the learners may well understand pre-set rules to approach a problem. But active learning environments, learners can be equipped to apply the knowledge acquired in different real-life situations that reinforce the practical utility of learning. There….
With evolving technologies, the need for high-end e-learning is also on a continuous rise. The corporate world has seen and experienced the success of traditional e-learning and now want more. Not just in terms of delivering knowledge but the inclusion of the elements of interactivity and motivation for learners. Simulation-based e-learning is one such mode of training which is being….
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….
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….
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 success of e-learning is now well-established in all leading industries, including healthcare. For healthcare professionals, e-learning provides training and support in a variety of ways – compliance training, process training, and even on-the-job support with the help of mobiles and other handhelds. For patients and caregivers too, who are at the other end of the spectrum in the healthcare….
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….