Learning and Development Blog

January 17th, 2017

How to Develop Character Illustrations in Role-Play Scenarios

Proposal Submissions! Prototypes! High Impact! World Class! Deadlines! Illustrations! Engaging Characters!… I’m sure you have been handed a similar brief for a task. Though the brief might not necessarily come in that order, some just start with the deadline! We often find ourselves in situations where things get complex with little time and much to…

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January 12th, 2017

The Top 5 Reasons to Use a Learning Management System (Small Business Edition)

Feroze Mistry started The Misty Tree Café a decade ago. With each passing year, his business expanded and today he is the proud owner of 20 cafes employing over 200 employees. Understandably, Mr Mistry’s training across his 20 cafes leaves room for improvement. Expanding the business created new challenges for Mr. Mistry, such as: Training…

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December 27th, 2016

How to Use Pedagogical Agents in Your eLearning

Here are Two Sample Course Screens Which sample do you find more effective? For most of us, it is easier to relate to the second example. Why? Because it is in harmony with the personalization principle—it uses a conversational style, has an effective on-screen coach, and a visible author. Let’s look at the significance of…

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December 20th, 2016

Six ‘Rules of the Road’ for Designing ILT and eLearning

Transitioning from instructor-led to eLearning instructional design may be daunting because it appears to require a new mindset. But, while the technology provides new options not available in an ILT (instructor-led training) class, many of the instructional design principles remain the same. The Six ‘Rules of the Road’ 1. Know your audience and what they…

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December 13th, 2016

The 8 Top Reasons to Opt for Custom eLearning

Custom eLearning is personalized to meet the needs of your organization. From brand integration to specialized online training activities, experienced professionals take care of every aspect of your online training course. But is it really worth the price tag? In this article, I’ll highlight 8 top advantages of custom eLearning. The 8 Top Advantages of…

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The Déjà Vu of Learning Business Process Outsourcing2
December 6th, 2016

The Déjà Vu of Learning Business Process Outsourcing

The Similarities between L&D and IT As a person who comes from an IT outsourcing background, I believe the learning industry resembles the Information & Technology industry more than most people realize. For example, the Managed Learning Services (MLS) which InfoPro Learning offers, is very similar to modern IT outsourcing, following the same holistic approach…

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Experience API
December 1st, 2016

Experience API – A New Form of Communication in eLearning

Bridging Real and Digital By the very definition, the elearning industry has evolved over the years with the evolution of technology. Now there is a new revolutionary way to communicate in the industry, experience API (xAPI or Tin Can API). This learning technology bridges the digital world and the real world allowing the tracking of…

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November 29th, 2016

Instant Learning for the Instant Generation – Millennials

Understanding Millennials My journey towards understanding the Generation Next goes back as far as 10 years. Having taught in a university facing a swarm of young men and women, I soon realized the need to address this audience differently. They are not school kids you can feed with a spoon, nor are they the ripened…

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