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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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What is Net Promoter Score

Have you heard this popular quote from Bill Gates“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” This saying makes perfect sense in this age of Internet because sometimes your satisfied customers aren’t the ones you should be thinking about. Customer reviews have immense power. Thanks to social media, complaints and recommendations can go...
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Blended Learning: Must Know Strategies That Engage Learners

In today’s digital age, learners are fascinatingly complex. The instructional methods that are able to support their requirements and expectations have evolved greatly. The best part is these methods have now become a part and parcel of both teachers and students life with much success. And blended learning is one such method. Believe it or...
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LMS: Best Bet for Delivering Online Training

Recently I got an opportunity to interact with a learning and development (L&D) specialist from a renowned MNC. While she informed me that her employer is on the lookout for an alternative training medium that could support its existing offering ie. conventional classroom training. As our conversation started to gain pace, I quickly pointed out...
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Designing an Effective Online Course

Online education is achieving new milestones every day. From MOOCs to live online classes or flipped classrooms to hybrid courses, a number of options are available for online courses. Previously, online courses could be accessed only on desktops, which is no longer the case. The present day online courses are much more flexible and responsive,...
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