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AI and its impact in the Classroom

The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) technology is transforming education, from curriculum design to assessments. For years, educators have struggled to help each learner with their individualised learning needs, with large numbers of students in the classroom, standardised tests, trying to manage parents and satisfying often changing curriculum requirements. AI could never replace our educators Read more about AI and its impact in the Classroom[…]

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[…]

Big Data in eLearning – Are Our Learners Just Another Number?

Big Data is the new buzz word in all organisations and in all aspects of business. Big Data gives you the power to understand the environment and your business, and provides the know-how to improving your Return On Investment (ROI). But how is Big Data impacting the learning environment and our learners?   What is Read more about Big Data in eLearning – Are Our Learners Just Another Number?[…]

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[…]

Breaking free from your Creative Block

Creative blocks can be your worst enemy when your role or job requires you to be creative and to constantly be thinking out of the box. When you rely on your creativity as your source of income, you can’t afford to be short of ideas. Here are some tips on how to break free from Read more about Breaking free from your Creative Block[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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