Hema Gopalakrishnan

Hema Gopalakrishnan - Associate – Content Writer, has 10 years of experience in writing content for both online and offline media. Her blogs are an endeavor to make e-learning intelligible to both the lay reader and the expert. She has a Masters in English literature with an added degree in Mass Communication and Journalism.

Videos – Making Complex Information Simple for Learners

Videos - Making Complex Information Simple for Learners

Knowledge retention is a challenge in any e-learning program, and training managers are always looking for ways to help learners retain what they have learned. This is a pertinent problem, especially when the course deals with complex topics that learners have to remember and apply in their jobs. These include topics such as complex surgical procedures, safety processes, and complicated equipment whose operation is difficult to demonstrate. To make such courses engaging, organized, and relevant, content must be simplified, broken down, and made comprehensible.

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Why End-To-End E-Learning Fails: Challenges and Limitations

Why End-To-End E-Learning Fails: Challenges and Limitations

When it comes to executing training with e-learning, organizations are forced to look beyond end-to-end e-learning. This is because the present work environment has thrown up several training challenges; end-to-end e-learning is not equipped to meet these challenges. End-to-end e-learning development is a lengthy process. It has a long development time of two to four months.

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Game On: Making a Case for Game-based Learning

Game On: Making a Case for Game-based Learning

The benefits of game-based learning in corporate training cannot be disputed, every research study is in favor of it and studies suggest that it promotes engagement and long-term learning. Despite all the favorable reviews, companies tend to think twice before deciding to use it for their online training initiatives. The most common reasons for this are the cost implications of implementing game-based learning, doubts about where it can be put to use, and its suitability for adults. This blog will try to dispel these notions and provide concrete facts on the benefits of game-based learning, so that you can go ahead and make a convincing business case to your management.

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How to Plug Game-Based Learning Into Your Training

How to Plug Game-Based Learning Into Your Training

Many organizations are eager to jump onto the game-based learning bandwagon but forget that a lack of knowledge on how to correctly implement the initiative can easily lead to failure. The two main reasons behind failed attempts at game-based learning are poor design and lack of alignment with business goals. However, both pitfalls can be avoided by following the right method. This blog will explore the steps to successfully execute a game-based learning solution and explore methods to plug game-based learning in employee training.

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Play to Learn: Game-based Learning Adds More Than Fun to Your Training

Play to Learn: Game-based Learning Adds More Than Fun to Your Training

Instructional designers are constantly looking for ways to add interest to online courses to help them appeal to learners. Game-based learning is proven to be an effective and sound solution, with engagement levels spiking when games are introduced into an e-learning course. . In this post, we will explore how game-based learning can add an element of fun to three common organizational training areas: compliance training, product training, and induction training.

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Game-Based Learning -The Twist in Your Training Tale

Game-Based Learning -The Twist in Your Training Tale

Game-based learning is rapidly becoming a popular and effective element of corporate training. Instructional designers are experimenting with game-based learning by using them as an instructional design strategy to increase the excitement value of training. In this blog we will take a look at four learning activities that can be enhanced through the incorporation of game-based elements.

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Make Training Engaging With Animated Videos

Make Training Engaging With Animated Videos

The premise when creating any kind of online learning is that it has to be engaging, easy to understand, and entertaining. Animated videos are a good option when you want to create an engaging and effective experience. These videos can help in storytelling scenarios, demonstrate an idea, complex operations or machinery and give learners the opportunity to watch before they take part in an activity.

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