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 Read more about Understanding Adaptive Learning[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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.   Read more about The use of social media in learning[…]

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 Read more about Flipping learning on its side[…]

5 Reasons to Gamify

Gamification is not just about playing games and it is not just a fancy word which describes the bells and whistles on your training programme. If used correctly, gamification can enhance your training and improve learner engagement, retention and overall learning. Here’s five reasons why you need to gamify your next course or training programme. Read more about 5 Reasons to Gamify[…]

The Death of Arcades

  Arcades used to be the “cool” place to hang out, dark with bright flashing lights, sounds of laughter and machine sirens going off, filled with kids and teenagers using their pocket-money to play one more round of Dance Dance Revolution. I recently visited one of the few game arcades still in existence in a Read more about The Death of Arcades[…]

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