Amidst this COVID-19

It goes without saying, educational institutions around the world transferring their classes online in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it is evident that many academics are confronted with a steep learning curve, especially on effective online pedagogy. In today’s world, many educational institutions have digitised some of the learning programmes for students, especially at home.Continue reading “Amidst this COVID-19”

Micro-learning 101

The concept of micro-learning is becoming more popular in corporate circles. The base of this form of learning lies in essentially making huge amounts of content smaller. For example, typical corporate learning requires attending full-day training sessions to learn basic business concepts. With micro-learning, the content is broken down into info-graphics, videos or mini activitiesContinue reading “Micro-learning 101”

Specifications for Game Design

Having worked on only mini games, I know first hand creating a game can be a huge undertaking. Creating solid technical specifications is a crucial part of the whole process. They provide an opportunity to make objectives and constraints explicit during the phases of design, construction and use. The specifications can become a pragmatic listContinue reading “Specifications for Game Design”

What challenges are managers facing in today’s climate?

During the last few months I was fortunate enough to be in touch with a few managers of various companies in Australia and USA. While not statistically conclusive, here are some general trends I noticed from my various conversations. Cost: Almost all companies are pressurized to show some cost savings. Mostly this is resulting inContinue reading “What challenges are managers facing in today’s climate?”

ELearning and Marketing

Having worked both in eLearning and marketing, I have watched my profession shift to more learner/customer-centric, personalized tactics powered by data and technology. Customers had gotten too smart, too savvy. It no longer worked to shove our messages in front of a mass audience, hoping that a percentage of them would be convinced of whatContinue reading “ELearning and Marketing”

Mobile based Learning

We live in a society now that a modern-day corporate learner never leaves home without his or her smartphone. This mobile device, after all, serves as an extension of technology-savvy individuals. With it, they search the web for new information and of course keep themselves entertained. This alone creates new opportunities for you and otherContinue reading “Mobile based Learning”