4 Ways to entice the Unwilling Learner: Solutions for effective learning


Statistics and figures were provided for them to understand the market. Utilizing more than one platform of learning is a sure-shot way of increasing the effectiveness of training. ‘Human beings are born to learn and learning is what they are better at than any other species’.

18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

iPad takes centre stage once again as it gains increasing foothold in education, with educators touting it as one of the must-have technologies and students preferring it over hardcover books. What do Students Think of Using iPads in Class? A Day in the Life of the iPad Class.

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010 Very few of us would argue with the proposition that a lot of organisational learning and development activity is sub-optimal to the extent that it provides little value to participants and their organisations. Statistics - Kapp Notes , April 12, 2010 Here are some more random Web 2.0 Statistics I’ve been gathering for some presentations. iPad (46).

Textbooks are dead. Or Should Be.


an emerging mobile applications developer, announced in November of 2011 that they are planning new educational apps designed for children as schools begin trading textbooks in for iPads. “Tablet computers like the iPad are replacing textbooks and changing the way children learn inside the classroom and out.” Now let’s examine this statistic. iPad mobile learning cloud learning eBooks elearning tablet textbooks Xyleme

Getting Closer to Bond, James Bond « Wonderful Brain

Wonderful Brain

With so many form factors from smartphones to oversize touch screen computers – and now the iPad, revolution/revelation how we handle data, text and imagery, plus coherent manipulation of screen objects is becoming of paramount performance.

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The Future of Enterprise Mobile Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]


Everywhere you look someone is toting around an iPhone, iPad, or iThing. It will also give you the opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness in your organization before “mobilizing” more complex subjects.

Training Your Medical Reps to Meet HCPs’ Needs

CommLab India

This problem can be resolved by training pharmaceutical sales folk effectively on 3 key aspects. Comprehensive training needs to be provided on various aspects such as the disease state, treatment options,research methodologies, statistics, etc. Effective use of technology.

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Upside Learning

In short, the last week has seen the internet buzzing with activity – from some astonishing statistics in the mobile domain to eBooks taking the centre stage in publishing market and the entry of QR in eLearning. Know how the statistics stand today.

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The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity


The Aberdeen Group, for example, is of the opinion that a bring-your-own device policy is essential to the effectiveness and productivity of a workforce. In his article Are BYOD Workers More Effective?, The Cold, Hard Facts: BYOD Statistics.

10 Ways to Unleash the Power of M-learning for Sales Training – Part 1

CommLab India

Well, here are 10 ways you can unleash the power of mobile devices to enable your reps meet their quotas effectively. These learning resources can be accessed very effectively through Smartphones and tablets. Do you wish to use m-learning to train your sales reps?

When Instructor-Led Training is No Longer a Sustainable Model

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s Learning Trends white paper uses a variety of recent statistics to show that ILT is still a major part of the learning mix for most companies. Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions.

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Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

I've been too wrapped up thinking about interactivity to pay attention to the pains learning managers must go through for making their Moodle implementations effective. Business Reports How do you assess the effectiveness of a course delivered? Moodle captures most of the data, but getting it out in meaningful reports needs some statistical analysis and design effort. Mobile Support Learners are flocking to iPads, iPhones and other tablets and smartphones.

DevLearn 2013 Summary


This is reflected, for example, in the following functions: - using uploaded images for creating drag'n'drop exercises (sorted by type, finding a matching pair) - using characters in assessments - creating additional effects and movements of objects.

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

The Mobile Effect. I was thinking about how my own experience with mobile since my first iPhone and later the iPad and all the other devices I’ve owned since, have impacted me in a big way. When you read Luke’s book you will find lots of statistics that prove this fact.

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How Mobile Learning Challenges Can Be Conquered

CommLab India

This statistic is enough for you to venture into the world of mobile learning if you haven’t yet. Mobile learning is learning through mobile devices such as Smartphones, iPads, and tablets.

Five Ways Mobile Learning Can Be a Boon For Healthcare Sales Professionals

CommLab India

They need to multitask – be aware of relevant regulatory laws, have extensive knowledge of their drugs and equipment, be knowledgeable of competing products, and be able to answer doctors’ queries effectively. Training them through mobile devices does that effectively.

Multi-device elearning – The weirdest ways learners access content

Sponge UK

We’ve looked into the statistics from Sponge UK’s Launch&Learn LMS and pulled out some surprising devices that have been used to access elearning by real learners. We can assume that many staff have an android handset or an iPad which they use to access the internet.

Reflections on Two Decades and Three Degrees

Allison Rossett

I get classes no one wants… statistics and ethics. Selecting cool project topics like the STEM education gender gap, a perfect pairing with my study on the characteristics of effective games for girls. Jolie Kennedy is my guest blogger.

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5 Situations Where Micro-Learning Can Help Pharma Sales Reps

CommLab India

Our client wanted to provide such modules to their sales reps, so iPad-compatible courses were developed using Articulate Storyline. Getting the statistics right before a presentation.

Mobile Learning for Sales- Addressing 4 Major Sales Force Challenges

CommLab India

Lack of effective training, timely access to marketing materials, the burden of administrative tasks, etc. This statistic clearly shows the need for sales training reinforcement. They use Smartphones, iPads, tablets, phablets, etc.

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15 Stats About Sales Training You Won’t Want to Ignore

KZO Innovations

Bureau of labor Statistics). Bureau of Labor Statistics). Sales reps are able to pull up lessons on their iPads or laptops at their convenience—so they get answers right when they need them. 15) 55% of sales reps don’t have effective communications skills. 1) There is a $1 TRILLION global spend on sales training. With that said, video is the ultimate game-changer and a global trend. 2) 1 in 8 jobs in the US are full-time sales positions.

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New buying trends change smartphone ownership stats


CNET, citing Gartner statistics, noted the space will be worth $14 billion within two years. Wider access to these effective features opens the door to good-looking materials that get across visual flair. New buying trends change smartphone ownership stats.

Mobile Usage Habits of Today’s Corporate Learner

SHIFT eLearning

The question is, how can we make these owners of multiple devices learn effectively? iPad users have the longest attention span that averages at 5 minutes. Basically, all this means eLearning professionals need to consider the learner’s context to create effective mobile courses.

Top 20 Guides for Setting Up an Internal App Store


It has already evolved as one of the most powerful and effective mediums for accessing information, for both personal and professional uses. Managing the usage information statistics for making good purchase/licensing decisions.

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Our Takeaways from DevLearn 2011

E-learning Uncovered

She showed some great examples of using graphics and multimedia in an engaging and effective way without going overboard, and what I appreciated even more, she consolidated research from some of the top thinkers in our field that discredit the overuse of multimedia.

How we spend our time in the UK

Clive on Learning

The statistics suggest people in the UK spend seven hours a day – almost half their waking lives - "engaging in media and communications activities" The article goes on: “However, the average person actually squeezes in the equivalent of nearly nine hours of media and communications by multi-tasking on several devices.

East Meets Best: Developing Novartis Talent in Asia

CLO Magazine

“We want our Chinese leaders and associates to become more effective in China and in the overall global organization,” said Betty Lau, head of Novartis China University. Internal statistics reported in 2012 for the prior year show a 49 percent increase in individual participation and an 82 percent increase in training days — 110 to 200. TEAM represents four important factors: teamwork, effectiveness, accelerating execution and managing stakeholders.

A BETTr type of conference?

Learning Rocks

e-learning for K-12 needs to be effective, relevant, engaging - all three, you can't pick any two. Sophisticated LMS inside the website provides lots of statistics for teachers - to the learner the experience is no different to logging in to any other website (DR - LMSy CMS origins are NOT on display here!) Kids are immersed in technology - phones, iPads, tablets, consoles - but they are basically told computers are dull - they don't have to be.

A BETTr type of conference?

Learning Rocks

e-learning for K-12 needs to be effective, relevant, engaging - all three, you can't pick any two. Sophisticated LMS inside the website provides lots of statistics for teachers - to the learner the experience is no different to logging in to any other website (DR - LMSy CMS origins are NOT on display here!) Kids are immersed in technology - phones, iPads, tablets, consoles - but they are basically told computers are dull - they don't have to be.

Creating Value in e-Learning Part 5: The Symptom |


We need to commit to resources that prove effectiveness, as well as demonstrate the return on investment to the industries that purchase and employ our development applications and technologies. If our industry does not advocate for itself by supporting research that evaluates the effectiveness of courses built using our concepts, tools and constructs then we leave ourselves open and vulnerable to evaluation by others less qualified. Create iPad e-Learning Content. Forum.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-8, 2012 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , 3 rd , organized by the Centre for Teaching and Learning and the IT-Academic Core Processes and Systems, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. Clayton R.