Category Archives: Development

Baby Boomers

eLearning for Baby Boomers and Generation X

When I pitch an eLearning or gamified solution to clients, one question that I am guaranteed to be asked is How does the older generation take to this style of learning? In many organisations, the workforce is changing with employees ranging from Baby Boomers to those of Generation Z. This creates a challenge for many […]

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Virtual Reality

Changing the Face of Learning with Augmented Reality

I recently took a trip to New York City and other than losing my soul in this concrete jungle, I was also really impressed by the use of technology in all aspects of the city – from Wifi in the underground trains to the successful use of augmented reality apps at tourist attractions and museums. This got me […]

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Ending on a high note

  Generally watching a movie with a great ending leaves you feeling good or excited, makes you feel content with your choice of movie and is often the part of a movie you will remember. Like a great movie ending, your choice of how you end your eLearning can make or break your course. This […]

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MMORPG

Developing leaders through playing Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)

  Have you ever considered recruiting your next leader from  MMORPGs like World of Warcraft, Eve Online or EverQuest? Or maybe having considered enhancing your business leadership skills while playing a MMORPG? A study once done by IBM and Seriosity found significant similarities between business leaders and MMORPG gamers. A Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game […]

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Gamification

5 New Year’s Resolutions for an eLearning Designer

Salute! It’s a new year with untold new opportunities! 2015 was wonderful in terms of eLearning with new tools and developments taking the industry by storm. It may be the case that we sometimes didn’t quite use these tools in the correct way. Let’s make the effort to leave behind those bad eLearning design habits. […]

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Cognitive Overload

Take a moment to think about how much information you are exposed to on a daily basis through news in print, articles, websites, television adverts, promotions and social media. Every day we are constantly being overloaded with information that often leave us overwhelmed and confused. Learners experience the same problem when taking an eLearning course […]

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Swop your resolutions for SMART Goals

  Every new year, I’m filled with hope and determination as I make my resolutions for the year. I have a sense of optimism that this year will be the year I accomplish my resolutions. And every year my resolutions last about a week if I’m lucky. I’m left with regret and a sense of […]

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Happily ever after in eLearning

  Once upon time there was an eLearning instructor who wished he could make his student’s learning experiences motivating, informative, persuasive and most of all be able to help his students retain the information learned. So he set about on a journey to make his wish come true. As he ventured through the forest, he […]

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The use of social media in learning

Social media…you either love it or hate it! For some, social media is an important part of their daily tasks but for others social media is a complete waste of time. However, no matter which side of the fence you sit on, it is important to understand the potential social media has in learning.   […]

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