Colour and its impact on learning

Colour is part of the electromagnetic spectrum, which means that it is a energy with a wavelength and frequency. This energy effects neurological pathways in the brain and creates a biochemical response. Each colour has a specific wavelength and each one affects our body and brain in a different way. Colour affects our mood, behaviour Read more about Colour and its impact on learning[…]

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 Read more about eLearning for Baby Boomers and Generation X[…]

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 Read more about Changing the Face of Learning with Augmented Reality[…]

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 Read more about Ending on a high note[…]

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 Read more about Understanding Adult Learning[…]

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 Read more about There’s nothing funny about Fun[…]

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 Read more about Cognitive Overload[…]

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 Read more about Swop your resolutions for SMART Goals[…]

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 Read more about Happily ever after in eLearning[…]

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