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January 8, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

I’ve been thinking for a while now to start a blog for Ideaon on WordPress, and I finally manged to start one today. Ideaon is one of these elearning companies that’s been around for a while and excelling in what they do best. In the days to come, I hope to highlight latest trends in the e-learning industry…

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Is Long Tail Learning the future of E-learning?

January 8, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

E-learning has come a long way since alternative means to move away from traditional learning were much sought after. Today, a majority of the youth population lives in the virtual world and are busy managing wikis, blogs, social networking presence in sites like Facebook, Digg, MySpace, Twitter, etc. Virtual life has indeed taken an  imperative position – thanks to iPhones, iPADs, 4Gs and what not! There cannot be a better oppor ...

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Has MLearning come of age?

January 7, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

Has MLearning come of age? What’s common between Apple’s IPad, Samsung’s Galaxy, HTC’s Flyer, Motorola’s Xoom, Dell’s Streak and Blackberry’s Playbook? Well, all are tablets of their brands respectively and this list is not exhaustive. It is estimated that about 70% of the world’s population have mobile phones and that equates to about 5 billion mobile connection subscriptions of a world with a 6.8 billion populat ...

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E-learning Vs Traditional Classroom User Experience – Snippet

January 7, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

It is the age old question – Why E-learning is unable to match traditional classroom experience? There is no doubt that humans like the touch-n-feel factor (courtesy: their five senses) and that is the way it was intended from the beginning of the world. E-learning gives the user a more virtual (kinda Artificial Intelligence Feel) compared to the humanistic classroom approach. Traditional classrooms gives you more room to interac ...

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E-Learning: Still an unrealized potential in many developing and backward nations

January 5, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

Recently, Dimension Data successfully set up two E-Learning centres, at Kwapata High School and Nyonithwele High School, for the benefit of high school learners and teachers in Dambuza in South Africa. The main aim was to help students gain access to premium technology applications to support the school curriculum and to demonstrate the power of Information and Communication Technologies to cater to as many learners as possible. On ...

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Whoa !!!! So , I have to create an eLearning courses??????

January 4, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

So, here you are. Entrusted with the job of creating custom training courses for the various departments in your organization. You have just graduated from the role of HR and have been assigned this complex task of educating the masses. Don’t know where to turn?Or whom to ask? Or what your first steps are? You are not alone. In the process of talking to hundreds of managers in the same scenario, we have come up with basic nugget ...

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Build in-house or outsource an e-Learning Course creation?

January 4, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

Build in-house or outsource an e-Learning Course creation? Tempted? Confused? Have the need but not taking the step? The corporate reality is that there is always more work at the end at the resources available. And most companies use external help from eLearning providers, consultants, system integrators and others to accomplish projects.  But does it make business sense? And if the work needs to get accomplished how do you ...

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When Does a Cloud-based LMS Make Sense?

January 3, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

When Does a Cloud-based LMS Make Sense? With our current experiences in dealing with clients that are skeptical about LMS-es and confused about options, this blog article resonates very well and we encourage companies considering new LMS-es to take a moment to digest this. http://livinginlearning.com/2012/07/12/when-does-a-cloud-based-lms-make-sense/

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What is HOT and HEAVY in the e-Learning World?

January 2, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

What is HOT and HEAVY in the e-Learning World? IDEAON – August Scribbles 5 Hot E-learning Trends   What is HOT and HEAVY in the e-Learning World? *    HTML5 By all accounts, HTML5 is going to continue to be widely used and its capabilities will grow ...

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Demystifying Big Data and What it Means for the CLO Organization

January 1, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

In the past couple of weeks, from the CLO breakfast meeting interactions to the thousand odd conversations (who’s counting now) at DevLearn 2013 Las Vegas, one topic that kept popping up often was Big Data. So, needless to say, it is a trend and a “Hot” one indeed. However, I should add here that as with any new trend, there is a lot of confusion, scrambling to understand and to be in-the-know, a lot of misconceptions, apprehe ...

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