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9 Experts Explain Why eLearning Success Depends on Microlearning

Looking for ways to improve the completion rates of your elearning courses? Want to make your online training content more comprehensive and easy to remember? Well, you should go for microlearning because it drives knowledge retention and improves performance. Nowadays the learners are overwhelmed with too much information. They get easily distracted by competing priorities....
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What is an Online Training System

An online training system is a facility that offers web-based training courses using platforms such as desktop PCs, laptops and mobile devices like Android, iPhone, iPad etc. It allows the students to receive online training anytime, anywhere and curtails the reliance on traditional classroom-based training and live instructors.   A web-based browser is used for...
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How Online Instructors Can Lower The Learner Dropout Rates

John Ray was super excited when he got into a renowned US State University to pursue a career in the field of engineering. But after his freshman year, Ray decided not to continue with it further. Reflecting on that decision one year later, Ray says he left because there was “too much focus on text-based...
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Augmented Reality: Is it the Future of eLearning

The present era is dominated by interactive multimedia. Nobody wants to see static and one-dimensional objects and elearning is no different. In the technology space, people are extensively discussing the relevance of augmented reality (AR) and its varied applications. To many it may appear a bit “futuristic” in its approach, AR should be considered as...
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A Guided Approach To The Role Of ‘Emotions’ In eLearning

Are you aware that our emotions and learning are interlinked? Yes, they are. Greek philosopher Plato knew it and hence said, “All learning has an emotional base.” Now, scientists are also agreeing with this concept and fast reaching the conclusion that learning is emotion-driven. Dr. Shlomo Wagner of the University of Haifa in a study...
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8 Things You Can Do Better With Tin Can API

Imagine a scenario, where you are asked to memorize Newton’s laws of motion.  I am pretty sure many of you would use the conventional method – ie. repeating the laws in order until they are engraved into your memory, while some of you may use an acronym or acrostic. It’s true that memorization techniques and...
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What is SCORM & Decoding Its Importance For eLearning

Imagine a situation where you are asked to create an elearning program or search for a suitable learning management system (LMS) tool for achieving your training requirements. You encounter the term “SCORM” and start thinking, “What does it mean? Why is it important? What does it have to do with online learning?” Don’t worry! You...
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Discussion Groups in eLearning: Why it Matters?

In the world of online learning, discussion groups, discussion boards, discussion forums or threaded discussions are of vital importance. The reason is simple. A discussion forum offers a place to instructor-to-learner and student-to-student interaction to take place. It allows learners to share thoughts, ideas and even review them. Are you aware that there are 3.77...
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