It’s the holiday season and time to make new resolutions and plan for the year ahead. At the same time, it is also time for us to look back and review the year that is soon going to pass by.
So, before we bid good bye to year 2013, let’s look at the 13 blogs published on this site, which reflect the moods and trends in the learning and training domain.
These 13 blogs have been exclusively handpicked to give insights into the most relevant facets of eLearning and mLearning implementation in organizations.
1. A Step-by-Step Guide to Design Effective eLearning provides guidance to convert your existing classroom training material into interactive eLearning courses and provide flexibility to employees to learn at their convenience in a cost-effective way. Read more
2. Gamification of E-learning for Corporate Sector explores the reasons for the popularity of game-based courses and the growth of gamification of eLearning in the corporate sector. More specifically, it lists down the motivational factors that make game-based learning more effective. Read more
3. Using Discussion Forums in an LMS for Effective eLearning shares insights about how eLearning can be enriched with collaborative tools available in learning management systems. Read more
4. 5 Things in LMS Administration You Should Avoid and Why? explores the daunting task of LMS administration and lists down specific tips that can help administrators ease their job. You’d be surprised to learn how simple steps can go a long way in reducing LMS administration problems. Read more
5. 7 Factors to Consider Converting E-learning Courseware to Mobile Learning lists out 7 recommendations of industry experts on what you need to keep in mind while converting eLearning courseware to mLearning. These essential recommendations will go a long way to make your mLearning initiatives a success. Read more
6. HTML5 – The Trendsetter in E-learning talks about what the buzz about HTML5 is all about and summarizes a report released by eLearning Guild titled, ‘HTML5 and e-Learning: What Managers and Practitioners Must Know’. Read more
7. Applying ARCS Model to Supply Chain Management eLearning Course shares ideas on how to make supply chain management courses effective using John Keller’s ARCS model referring to Attention, Relevance, Confidence and Satisfaction. Read more
8. OSHA’s New Training Requirements for 2013 reviews the revised Hazard Communication Standard brought by OSHA and the need to get employees trained on the new requirements before its comes into force. Read more
9. Why SAP Training is a Nightmare reasons out why learners opt for SAP training just for certification but do not actually find it effective in terms of knowledge transfer. The blog offers tips on how to ensure SAP training is effective in terms of applying the knowledge of SAP process on the job.Read more
10. Top 3 Languages for eLearning Translations: Insights shares information about the three main languages into which companies get their courses translated. The blogs lists down some reasons for preferences of these languages among multinational companies, particularly for translations. Read more
11. How an Instructional Designer Can Evoke Emotions in eLearning? talks about how the emotional quotient is linked to the intelligent quotient and how its role in learning is being taken more seriously. This blog explains how IDs can create stimulus to emotions while designing eLearning courses. Read More
12. What Does The Tin Can Contain for Organizations? explicates the radical features of Tin Can API and the immense potential it holds. Check out the blog to learn why it could change the way organizations conduct learning and development in the years to come. Read more
13. Pain Points That Force an Organization to Switch to a New LMS enlists the reasons that force an organization to look for another LMS. Read more
At the beginning of the year, we had listed 13 learning trends to watch out for in 2013 in two blogs – Part 1 and Part 2. The blogs shortlisted here, in some way, reflect these trends. We hope you enjoy reading them.
Do share your thoughts and views about the learning trends that one needs to watch out for in 2014.