Learning Techniques

Adaptive Learning

Adaptive learning is the term for e-learning which adapts to its user’s needs. The idea is that learning becomes personalised, so that what you are taught and how you are taught it is relevant to you.
Rather than having a rigid course in which every learner is taught the same thing with the aim of reaching a specific learning goal, the needs of each learner are picked up by the system and the content of the course is adapted appropriately for each learner to reach that goal.

Sales Training steps up a level

Have you ever searched for Sales training? I don’t mean training that explains the principles of selling, the 7 steps to a sale etc.  I mean real sales training that not only tells you how to do it but tasks you with the practical steps of actually achieving those...

Don’t forget video in the rush to mobile learning and BYOD.

Mobile learning is still proving a challenge to many organisations, with a series of complex and costly solutions emerging on the market, when in our view mobile learning is really about additionality of learning opportunities, flexibility of learning opportunities,...

MOOCs and the Corporate e-learning market

How much attention should the corporate e-learning world be paying to the latest developments in the world of Education and e-learning – the rapidly arriving MOOC revolution! There is no doubt that education technologies have had a considerable impact on corporate...

What we will see at Learning Technologies 2013

As my inbox fills up with invites to visit stands at Learning Technologies, and Training Press releases gets busier and busier with announcements of launches and seminars, we know Learning Technologies is fully upon us. As well as our usual review based on visiting...

The Top 20 LMS – Infographic by Capterra

The 20 most popular LMS solutions   I was taken with the infographic produced by Capterra listing the 20 most popular LMS solutions. The Inforgraphic looks at the numbers of customers, numbers of users and gives an on-line score….a measure of the number of social...

How to evaluate e-learning content

Or how do you know if a piece of e-learning content is any good?....... The “bad rap” that e-learning gets from many learners and organisational leaders is often around the poor nature of the e-learning content that is offered. The memories of the dark days of CBT –...

The rise and rise of open content

One of the biggest opportunities and issues for all of us in the e-learning industry – practitioners and developers is the rise and rise of open content. We have blogged about the FLATMAGS……Facebook, LinkedIn, Apple, Twitter, Microsoft, Amazon and Google all providing...

Has e-learning progressed in the last 6 years?

It is very informative to read the excellent publication from UfI Charitable trust:  Scaling Up – Achieving a Breakthrough in Adult Learning with Technology where a team of researchers have interviewed a great number of influential individuals in this world of...