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Creating an Impact - with Videos

Creating an Impact - with Videos

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Google any topic, and at least 3-4 (if not more) results will turn out to be videos. Engaging, interactive, very clickable, there is a reason why videos are better at passing on information and ideas than static visuals or text-only methods.

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Guest — Paul Smulders
Couldn't agree more!
Sunday, 22 May 2016 01:37
Guest — Ashwin
Around 60-80% of viewers are more likely to buy after watching a product video. People in general vastly prefer watching over read... Read More
Friday, 24 June 2016 16:05
Infographic: 5 Instructional Design Mistakes You Can Avoid

Infographic: 5 Instructional Design Mistakes You Can Avoid

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Everybody makes mistakes... yes, even Instructional Designers :-)

View this infographic to know how to avoid making some common mistakes...

Games People Play

Games People Play

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Game-based learning and gamification both rely on the same thing. Both - either wholly or partially - rely on games to convey knowledge to learners. It focuses on the idea of learner engagement as an important tool to discreetly push knowledge, or test newly acquired knowledge.

Having games in a learning module is a noble thought, indeed; however, the mechanics of learning games is still an evolving field of study, and most people jump on to the gamification platform due to the novelty of the approach and not out of conviction for the learning outcome.

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Guest — Anand
Agree... nice post & lines.. "that’s how we are wired. People, naturally, gravitate towards fun when it is pitted against learnin... Read More
Monday, 28 March 2016 14:28
Guest — Ashwin
Nice article. Corporates are jumping on the gamification and game-based bandwagon without knowing where the wagon is headed! They... Read More
Friday, 24 June 2016 16:20
Form-Fit-Function – Is it Applicable in the eLearning Industry?

Form-Fit-Function – Is it Applicable in the eLearning Industry?

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Can learning be ‘engineered’? What if we were to use best practices from other domains to improve the way we create learning? Here’s how a basic concept from the manufacturing industry can be adapted to the learning industry.


While working on a project for a manufacturing organization a few months back, I had created a storyboard on Form, Fit, and Function (also referred to as FFF or F3 in engineering parlance). I hadn’t thought much of it back then, but for some reason it stayed at the back of my mind and lately, it’s been haunting me every waking hour.

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