How to ensure that employees complete your eLearning course

Companies often spend massive amounts towards employee training. The assumption is that enhancing employee skill set improves job performance, productivity, business profitability and is beneficial for the employee. However, employees often lack enthusiasm towards training. Employees often complain about eLearning being boring, compliance-orientated or irrelevant. Here are 5 tips to ensure that your employees complete Read more about How to ensure that employees complete your eLearning course[…]

Chatbots and their impact on Digital Learning

There are various devoted digital assistants such as Microsoft’s Cortana, Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant, which enables us to effortlessly plan our meetings and dinner dates, and with the large monetary investments in these types of machine learning, the rise of robots and artificial intelligence are most definitely changing our world. What are Chatbots? A Read more about Chatbots and their impact on Digital Learning[…]

Emotional Playing

Emotions play an important part of the learning process and are necessary so that we can remember, retrieve, transfer, and connect all new information to that which we already know. A learner’s emotions are usually formed when a learner goes through a learning experience and finds a connection with the content. Playing games stimulates certain Read more about Emotional Playing[…]

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[…]

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 Read more about Developing leaders through playing Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)[…]

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. Read more about 5 New Year’s Resolutions for an eLearning Designer[…]

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[…]

eLearning mistakes to avoid

By the time you are done designing your eLearning course, you most probably too eager to hit publish or are blinded by any mistakes in the course. Errors in your course can influence your eLearning credibility and make learning difficult for your learners. So before you publish, take a breather and then review your course Read more about eLearning mistakes to avoid[…]

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