Category Archives: Learning environment

Adaptive learning

Understanding Adaptive Learning

        Adaptive learning is a computer-based online educational system that utilises technology and date to provide customised learning paths to students. The basic idea of adaptivity in learning is the ability of a learning system to modify the presentation of content in response to a student’s performance.   How does Adaptive Learning […]

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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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Adult learning

Understanding Adult Learning

Adults learn in a very different way to that of children and students. Adults have a lot on their mind and are difficult to motivate and engage with. So how do we negate these problems and create successful learning? Let’s first understand Adult Learning. Malcolm Shepard Knowles was an American educator well known for the […]

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There’s nothing funny about Fun

The concept of eLearning should be a fun experience. Does an interactive talking dog or a messy office where you click on objects to read a point really make your eLearning course fun? To an extent it does, but it does not challenge or motivate learners in any meaningful way.  According to gamification techniques, fun […]

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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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Flipping learning on its side

What is a flipped classroom? A flipped classroom is a model in which lectures and content is viewed online at home, whilst homework elements of a course is done in the classroom. It is an offspring from blended learning that has proven to lead to better learner results.   How it works? With the vast […]

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