The Aims Digital Blog

Welcome to the Aims Digital blog – covering the latest and the best from the eLearning industry! Read about the latest trends, and our thoughts on how the world of learning is shaping up.
Articulate Rise – Does It Rise to the Occasion?
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Articulate Rise – Does It Rise to the Occasion?

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The Articulate Storyline family of offerings keeps getting better! The Storyline 360 suite came with a lot of additional bells and whistles, one of them being Articulate Rise.

What does Rise achieve? Well, Rise is a web app that helps create fully responsive eLearning courses. Be ready, though, to change your perceptions if you are looking at multi-device deployment – on the desktop, courses created with Rise render more like a set of web pages, than like a conventional course with a shell et al. Nothing wrong with that; just different from what you might expect if you have orthodox expectations.

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6 Points to Keep In Mind While Choosing an Outsourcing Content Development Partner
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6 Points to Keep In Mind While Choosing an Outsourcing Content Development Partner

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Every organization has its core competencies; however, these organizations can’t have every possible skill under the sky; which is why, outsourcing exists.

You possess the skilled personnel to focus on the core business of your organization, but some aspects of your work, the ancillary ones, need to be outsourced to an outside party. If you are looking for someone to help create content for your eLearning modules, there are a few pointers to be kept in mind while selecting the right partner.

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Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go?

Pokémon Go or Learning-on-the-go?

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The most talked about words in the world of technology these days are Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). The concept of Virtual Reality was initiated for the video game industry. It can possibly be “the next big thing” in eLearning industry as well, but it seems that VR is a bit ahead of its time for corporate learning. Augmented Reality is a technology that allows you to create the illusion of multimedia objects. Thus, using AR in corporate learning allows us to explore many possibilities to enhance the learning experience for materials and onboarding experiences.

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Tricking The Mind to Learn: Benefiting From Cognitive Biases

Tricking The Mind to Learn: Benefiting From Cognitive Biases

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Left to itself, learning is a fairly simple process. We see; we experience; and we learn. Our mind somehow assimilates the information that interests it, and it gets retained.

The challenge arises when we look to impart formal, sit-down training. That is when things get tricky. Any training that is mundane doesn’t stick and the mind begins to forget as quickly as it learns.

But there’s a secret of the mind that aids and engages the audience – Cognitive Bias.

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QA In eLearning - How Important Is It?

QA In eLearning - How Important Is It?

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Have you ever bought anything that isn’t tested for quality; even something intangible? So, would anyone really buy “education” before assuring a quality check? Nonetheless, before talking about the quality assurance in eLearning, let’s first see what the term “quality” actually means.

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