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What is blocking VR adoption? – Reality strikes!

October 15, 2019 Shankar Krishna elearning

From BP to KFC, huge companies all across the world are turning to virtual reality (VR) to train their employees. There’s no doubt that VR technology can take boring, traditional training and turn it into an immersive, hands-on experience. So why haven’t more eLearning companies jumped on the bandwagon? It’s clear that VR is more than just a passing fad. Now that products like Google Cardboard make a VR headset that’s a ...

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Thinking mobile content strategy– but don’t know how or where to start…??

September 7, 2019 Shankar Krishna mobile learning
mobile content statergy

We have been talking to a lot of prospects and clients that have current training materials created in PowerPoint, or in Flash, or PDFs. The content is rich, conveys the intent and then….then it is static and doesn’t enable user engagement and interaction. There is definitely a felt need for delivering content to the workforce on their own devices at any given time. This is a collaborative dance that needs to happen between ...

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Why are we still talking xAPI?

September 3, 2019 Shankar Krishna elearning

Global E-Learning market industry is expected to grow from $176.12 billion in 2017 to $398.15 billion by 2026. That beats the GDP growth rates of many countries! From videos to fully laid out courses, coaching, blogs, blended learning, mobile learning etc. alone made $46 billion USD last year, and that number is expected to increase 3% this year. But with an exploding number of learning sources with an overwhelming Social med ...

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HTML5 – The Force Awakens

February 5, 2018 Shankar Krishna elearning
html5 e-Learning development solutions

Train yourself to let go of everything that you fear to lose – Yoda. We have had a more than a year of HTML5 now. And this is happening right now…not in some galaxy far far away. Instant gratification. Instant learning. We expect and demand to access knowledge any time and anywhere. We want this on any device that we have on hand at this very moment. This has made responsive content design a critical factor in course creation. ...

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All Fun and Games ?

January 12, 2018 Patti Alvarez elearning
allfun

While Gamification became a buzzword and an over-hyped usage across the e-Learning world, I silently wondered how much one could learn from games. Sure, there are games that invoke curiosity, there are some that evoke and provoke and make the grey-cells tickle. Experiential Learning aside, the various levels of games within the course really engages the learner at various levels. There are Memory Recall games, Cause and Result ju ...

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How to choose an external e-learning vendor ?

January 12, 2018 Shankar Krishna elearning
evendor

Pick up the hints. Interaction with a prospective vendor can show and shed more light than reading up about them or viewing their work online. 1. What skills does the e-learning vendor offer? Are the skills that the vendor brings, something that is complementary to your team? Are they more proficient at it? There is comfort in knowing that a vendor can work on a particular skillset, but can also work with aligned skill sets? D ...

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5 Proven Steps to a better e-Learning Course

January 12, 2018 Shankar Krishna elearning
elr

I have been asked a few times “How to make an e-Learning Course Successful”there are a lot variables, In my opinion what stands out the most is: Is the learner learning?Does the learner want to learn more? Here are 5 steps to help you improve  your next course. 1. Grab the learner’s attention This may seem like it is a difficult task to do via an e-learning course, we all know how to grab the learner’s attention in pers ...

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New stuff to look for in elearning…

January 11, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

The face of elearning is changing more rapidly and research by ASTD and other e-learning groups suggest that the latest trends in e-learning include: More user engagement in elearning than ever before than the boring one-sided approach Integrating user-based content like Wikis, Blogs, etc Integrating social media into the existing e-learning system, making it very user-centric and interactive Mlearning and the surge ...

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Do you need to Understand Big Data to Use it?

January 11, 2018 Patti Alvarez general
bigdata

If I started off by saying what can Big Data not be used for my page would be empty. We all use data, but we don’t all use Big Data.Instead, I want to talk about how Big Data can be used to improve our learning and the learning of others. Big Data is being used in so many verticals and industries. e-Learning is just one of many. Let us not discuss the matrix or the technical side of Big Data, the side of how it works and why. I ...

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Are you using Infographics in Your E-Learning courses?

January 11, 2018 Patti Alvarez elearning
Infographics

Infographics! That is a funny word, that we have not seen a lot of until a recent eruption of them. Infographics catch our attention because they look cool and have a strong visual grasp on our eyes, they shout out Look at me!!!!I like them because they remind me a of my childhood and playing games with my older brother like finding Waldo or I Spy, where you set out to explore a busy graphic and search for relevant objects. There ...

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