Posts Tagged eLearning

eLearning trends that make some experts cringe

Although we don’t agree with all of the opinions, we thought this Elucidat article where they asked ten learning and development experts to weigh in on the eLearning trends that make them cringe, was interesting. There’s definitely room for more thinking and dialogue. Read the whole article: “10 learning experts share their bugbears.”

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Micro-learning: not just about video

Micro-learning is short, focused training that should take the learner no more than 2 to 5 minutes to review. And it’s not just about video. Here’s eLearning Industry’s round-up of 15 types of micro-learning divided into three themes: read, view, learn. Read the full article for more details about the below: READ: infographics, interactive infographics, PDFs, […]

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Using Storytelling to move from selling to telling

We all know that storytelling (done right) can be one of the most effective ways of communicating and embedding your message. And it’s not just for learning, it’s also how businesses can build their brands (and increase sales). It’s about making a “move from selling to telling”. Read CMO by Adobe’s 6 Brands That Have […]

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Jane Bozarth is awesome!

We love author, eLearning guru, and director of research for The eLearning Guild, Jane Bozarth. It’s hard to choose just one item from her Nuts and Bolts blog, so we’re linking you to all of them and letting you decide. You won’t be disappointed.

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Cognitive bias and faulty judgement

Wikipedia defines cognitive bias as “a systematic pattern of deviation from norm or rationality in judgment. Individuals create their own ‘subjective social reality’ from their perception of the input.” Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins writes about cognitive bias and how an individual can make faulty judgements because of: Information processing shortcuts The limited processing ability of […]

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The age of immersive learning

We’re all being pulled in a multiplicity of directions with endless social media updates, email notifications, web pop-ups and advertisements. A constant stream of information means that learning needs to be able to capture our attention, and keep it. We’re in an age of immersive engagement ― an age of immersive learning. An immersive environment […]

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eLearning trends (2018)

Every year trots out new lists of trends from the learning industry. One of our favourites for 2018 is from eLearningArt. They talked to 57 experts, summarized the feedback, and came up with these 11 trends: Micro-learning Video Artificial Intelligence (AI) Augmented Reality (AR) Mobile xAPI Virtual Reality (VR) Subscription Tools & Learning Science-based Learning […]

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Augmented Reality (AR) explained

Wikipedia defines Augmented reality (AR) as “a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are ‘augmented’ by computer-generated perceptual information, ideally across multiple sensory modalities, including visual, auditory, haptic, somatosensory, and olfactory.” Watch Jonathan Strickland explain what that means in simple terms.  

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