Enterprises willing to adopt game-based learning for online training must deal with the cost conundrum of creating game-based learning courses. There is no doubt that creating games requires knowledge, time, and money.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Videos, in recent times, have emerged as the solution for a variety of training needs and are a popular choice in eLearning courses. They create an impact because they visually explain to learners what they need to learn. The pictorial superiority effect, the phenomenon whereby pictures and images are better remembered than just words, makes them an effective training tool.
Microlearning has caught the imagination of organizations and employees alike and with good reason. It provides advantages to both employees and organizations and this has made it a favored option among training managers and e-learning developers.