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How Gamification Can Transform The eLearning Experience

September 17th, 2020|Categories: eLearning|Tags: , |

Gamification of education is all about making the learning experience more interesting, exciting, and sticky by applying the very same theories and techniques that make games fun and addictive.  This approach to learning assumes greater significance in remote or virtual educational programs that are for the major part based on self-learning. Unsupervised digital learning requires full involvement and committed effort [...]

Designing eLearning Programs for Competency-Based Training

September 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Education and learning are truly successful only when the knowledge honed serves to tackle real-life challenges.  While this is no newfound wisdom, most of our academic programs offline and online are yet to fully recognize the importance of training learners for specific competencies. Students graduating from professional courses, though armed with theoretical subject expertise, are rarely industry-ready. Year after year, [...]

Understanding the Appeal and Impact of Microlearning

August 15th, 2020|Categories: eLearning|Tags: |

Microlearning is revolutionizing how digital content is being delivered and consumed. Competitive workplaces, busy schedules, the need for instant answers, and short attention spans have enhanced the appeal of brief, relevant information that is available on demand. eLearning has become the preferred alternative, and in some cases, supplement to traditional learning, as it allows learners to pursue their academic interests [...]

The Coronavirus Pandemic and New-Found Appeal for eLearning

May 7th, 2020|Categories: Educational, eLearning|

“Man is a social animal” said Aristotle, a Greek philosopher. I guess we now know what this really means! With self-isolation, quarantine, and social-distancing being enforced the world over, the inherent nature of man to bond with society is now at the mercy of a tiny virus that has the entire world in its grip. The Coronavirus has forced establishments [...]

Foraying Into The Expanding ELearning Market of South Africa

April 29th, 2020|Categories: General, South Africa|Tags: , , |

South Africa’s (SA) eLearning market is on a growth trajectory, as is the country’s economy. The traditional mining, agriculture, and manufacturing industries are valuable contributors to economic progress. Newer sectors such as retail, services, banking, information technology, telecommunications, and tourism are also gaining momentum. However, mired in socio-political instabilities and racial discrimination, the native population is still burdened by unemployment, [...]

8 Things You Need To Know BEFORE Outsourcing Online Training

February 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Are you thinking of hiring a third-party online training provider to tackle your corporate eLearning tasks? In this article, I’ll share 8 things you need to know before outsourcing online training. There are numerous advantages associated with online training outsourcing. You get to tap into the expertise of the external team and speed up the eLearning development process. There’s also [...]

Non-Profit Training to Meet Any Mandate

January 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Non-profits and social enterprises face unique challenges that for-profit companies do not. But one thing they all have in common is the need to train and develop staff. ScholarLMS was founded with the passion to help others drive change - and in an affordable, effective way. We’re here to help you minimize the headache of eLearning so that you can [...]

eLearning for Successful Startups

January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Startups|Tags: , , , , |

All successful startups go through the early stages of conceptualizing their killer ideas and figuring out how to execute them. You might be a solopreneur or have a small team, but the size of your staff doesn’t change how important it is to find the most cost-effective and nimble ways to help you scale up. An LMS might just be [...]

Switching From Traditional To Online Training: 8 Expenses You Can Eliminate

January 15th, 2018|Categories: Companies, LMS 101|Tags: , , , , , , |

Can online training really cut costs without compromising results? In this article, I’ll highlight 8 expenses you can eliminate when shifting from traditional to online training. Learning technologies require an investment and ongoing maintenance, but making the leap from instructor-led training sessions to online training can drastically reduce L&D expenditures. Not to mention, provide more personalized, engaging, and interactive online [...]

Next Gen Education – eLearning Schools

January 7th, 2018|Categories: Educational|Tags: , , , |

Most schools have embraced some degree of digital learning already – whether it’s tablets or homework on a computer. Therefore, eLearning is just a step further down the path of what students come to expect from their schools. eLearning Schools While it’s likely been quite some time since school-aged kids have used a good ol’ chalkboard, the need for high-quality [...]

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