Using Case Studies for Legal Compliance Training

The eLearning starts with a video describing a real-life industrial disaster at the Chevron, Richmond Refinery and the legal fallouts of the event. Reflective questions that draw attention to the importance of the subject matter of the module follow the video.

From eLearning Courses to Digital Learning Resources

From eLearning Courses to Digital Learning Resources

What if we build eLearning in such a way that after the initial launch of the eLearning is completed, the conceptual components can be extracted, flipped and re-used in a variety of learning and performance management scenarios?

Best Practices in Creating Micro-learning Videos

Best Practices in Creating Micro-learning Videos

Micro-learning is the new rage in the Learning and Development and E-learning world. Although the concept is not new, the widespread adoption of smartphones coupled with the rapidly decreasing attention span of learners has led to an increase in demand for short, crisp and just in time learning nuggets.

Music in Learning | A guide to using music in the classroom and in eLearning

Music in Learning | A guide to using music in the classroom and in eLearning

Music moves us in ways few other things can. It helps us to tune out the constant chatter of thoughts, emotions and feelings and it helps us to tune into the present moment. This is why music can be a very powerful instructional tool.

What can we learn from the Rubik’s Cube about designing great learning?

What can we learn from the Rubik’s Cube about designing great learning?

As I gleamed and read through the volumes of work dedicated to the Rubik’s Cube, I realized that some very simple mechanisms may be at play behind making the Rubik’s Cube such an enigmatic puzzle. Once I had worked through my list, I had a sudden insight that most of these mechanics/features also apply to the design of great learning.

Introduction to Business Simulations and Games for Learning

Introduction to Business Simulations and Games for Learning

This is the presentation from our Webinar conducted on 5th, January, 2013. In this presentation, we build a case for the use of Business Simulations and Games in Education, Learning and Training.

OIRE | A Structured Framework for Learning Design

OIRE | A Structured Framework for Learning Design

What is OIRE OIRE is an acronym for Orient-Immerse-Reflect-Extend. It is a structured method of designing learning content that focuses on generating rich learner to learner interaction, reflection and transfer of learning to the real world. It can be used to design both classroom and online learning. Here is a quick overview to the OIRE model   Note: In this article, we will use Conflict Management as a topic to […]

Less Animation More Learning

Ever since the advent of technologies like Flash and Silverlight there has been a tendency to use animations to explain concepts and processes. Animations are thought to be more engaging, visually appealing and easier to process. However, research done by cognitive psychologists Barbara Tversky and Mireille Betrancourt (Simple animations for organizing diagrams) points in a different direction.