With the evolution of e-learning, the expectations of trainees have also evolved. Trainees demand only that information which will positively impact their performance, and seek the freedom to choose when, where, and what they want to learn. Microlearning is the ideal solution to meet these demands. It provides high impact learning that is suited for better application on the job.
With mobile devices ceasing to support Flash-based training, the demand for Flash to HTML5 conversion tools has gone up. Today’s market is filled with many rapid authoring tools, offering tons of customization options, inbuilt images, interactivities, assessments – PowerPoint plug-ins, standalone software, cloud-based applications, etc.
Different organizations have different e-learning needs. These needs have to be taken care of right from the developmental stage of the e-learning course. Picking the right authoring tool to address these needs can be very crucial. As e-learning development is a long and extensive process, the right authoring tool can make your life easy by providing all the necessary functionality that you will need repeatedly.
Did you know that several large organizations have had to face the flak for errors in content translation?
In the early 1960s, Pepsi wanted to convert the slogan “Come Alive! You’re in the Pepsi generation”, to Chinese, for its marketing campaigns in China. When the text was translated, the meaning it conveyed was, “Pepsi brings your ancestors from the grave”.
It seems like there is no stopping Articulate Storyline. Since the launch of its first version in 2012, the company went on improving the tool, setting a benchmark for other authoring tools to follow. After Articulate 360, Articulate is back with the next version of Storyline, Storyline 3.
The latest trend in technology-enabled learning is mobile learning apps. Accessing learning content through apps is easier than through browsers. Mobile apps can be an ideal platform for reinforcing classroom training/e-learning, and providing performance support.
HTML5, the successor of Flash, has improved upon its predecessor’s flaws – the lack of support for mobile devices, for example. However, moving your Flash-based learning ecosystem to HTML5-based e-learning involves a significant budget, and more importantly demands careful planning.
Now-a-days, almost all organizations have an online training portal or Learning Management System (LMS) to manage their online training programs. It’s true that technology-enabled learning will largely impact the performance of an individual. Learning technology is growing so fast that now almost everything is becoming possible. Now, there is no separate concept of classroom training and eLearning. All sorts of training programs, such as eLearning, classroom, virtual, collaborative, or social can be merged into one platform and served as blended learning.
The phenomenal increase in the use of mobile devices is changing the ways we do things in our lives – from the way we communicate to the way we learn. In fact, smart devices have revolutionized the way organizations deliver their training programs to their employees. Be it a performance support tool or collaborative learning environment, mobile learning can be used in many situations. But, why is mobile learning so popular?Let us see the top benefits mobile learning offers an organization:
With an increasing number of people accessing the Internet through mobile devices rather than desktops, it makes sense to create online courses that are accessible on these devices. Therefore, it has become necessary to create courses with responsive design.