A virtual learning environment is a medium of learning where learners go through courses, study materials and learning aids through an online medium. It can be browser-based or a virtual training session through Zoom. Virtual learning offers activities, interactions, and resources within a course structure and provides different levels of assessment. Given this context, learners can access…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on February 22, 2021 at 12:00 — No Comments
With COVID-19 taking a grip over the world, organizations across the globe are forced to rethink how they conduct business, train, and equip their employees to meet the challenges posed by the disruption and business dynamics. How are organizations gearing up for the coming year in upskilling and reskilling their employees? We will look at some key trends that will reshape the learning landscape in the coming year and beyond.
The pandemic has created unprecedented challenges that have…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on December 16, 2020 at 10:51 — No Comments
Today, corporate training is all about – ‘Out of the training room and into the flow of work’. Organizations are working towards changing their approaches in delivering learning and reshaping their learning models to deliver meaningful content, which is accessible as just-in-time training to support employee development.
In this blog, I will help you determine how organizations can blend learning as a part of the daily workflow.
Added by Chandra Sekar on October 14, 2020 at 10:42 — No Comments
Mobile devices are an effective learning and training aid. They are handy and provide anytime, anywhere learning. However, the overall impact and effectiveness of mobile learning depend on multiple factors.
In this blog, I will focus on 4 ways in which you can improve learning effectiveness of mobile learning.
An increasing number of learners are using their tablets and smartphones…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on September 25, 2020 at 14:00 — No Comments
Game-based eLearning works well on any device, as games are by nature immersive and impactful. However, when it comes to mobile devices, we need to rethink our gamification strategies. In this article, I will share a few examples of how we can customize game-based eLearning for mobile devices.
In my “…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on September 24, 2020 at 13:30 — No Comments
When it comes to the efficacy of learning, other than course content and instructional design elements, what matters a lot is learner motivation. Well, you cannot control the learners’ motivation but you can influence their levels of motivation for sure. You can either motivate the learners to learn or entirely kill their interest. As a learning experience designer, your influence is unlikely to be neutral.
In this article, we will look at motivational design and specifically the ARCS…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on September 17, 2020 at 11:12 — No Comments
To ‘future-proof’ something means you are looking to ensure that the decisions you make today will work in the future. Future-proofing your business involves future-proofing your in-house talent. To survive in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous business environment, business enterprises need managers with leadership skills and organizational capabilities that are different from those that helped them get so far.
In this blog, I will focus on how to build upon…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on September 14, 2020 at 14:24 — No Comments
Remote work is the new normal. Businesses of all sizes and across industries around the globe have their workforce working remotely. There is no set plan on how we should be acting in this new normal. While some of us might have adapted to this new normal, many are still struggling to manage time, to be productive, and juggle between family and work.
Working from home is not as simple and easy as it sounds. One needs to have the right tools, skills, and support to work remotely. This…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on September 8, 2020 at 7:03 — No Comments
With the current situation and social distancing norms, more organizations are preferring online mode of learning or are looking to convert their existing ILT to eLearning programs. In this blog, I will share few best practices on converting ILT sessions to impactful eLearning to impart knowledge and concepts quickly.
With COVID-19 taking a grip over the world, organizations across the globe are forced to rethink as how they conduct business, how they train and…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on September 4, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments
What is microlearning? That’s an interesting and often asked question. Is microlearning a simple text message? Is it a short video? Is it bound by time? Does microlearning need to include a quiz question? Many questions swirl and whirl around microlearning.
To help answer those questions, many different folks in the learning and development field have postulated definition. The goal is to define and corral the term. For example, in our book, “Microlearning: Short and Sweet,” Robyn…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on September 2, 2020 at 13:30 — No Comments
In this blog, I will discuss the merits of the technique of using rhetorical questions under the purview of the Q&A model in combination with scenarios for an effective and engaging Custom eLearning experience.
Consider these questions:
Don’t you think David could have reached his sales target easily if he had handled the objections of customers efficiently?
Do you think…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on September 17, 2019 at 13:28 — No Comments
Who would have thought that the once popular Flash which is still loved by many would slowly be phased out and replaced by HTML5 and other responsive ready frameworks? I share my perspective on why migrating relevant Flash courses is still worth the money.
The Best Practices Of Migrating Legacy Flash Courses
Don’t get me wrong. I still love Flash. I have seen extremely rich and…Continue
Added by Chandra Sekar on July 31, 2019 at 13:15 — No Comments