According to a report by elearningindustry.com, over 1/4th of employees quit their job because they lack a proper understanding of what their job profile entails and how the job needs to be done. The same survey included complaints of employees who said they didn’t receive any kind of on-the-job training – which forms an essential aspect of distributed workforce. On the other hand, companies who have an established process to train their employees on a continuous basis have s
Did you know that students only remember 21% of what is taught to them – just after a month? In an age and time where the attention span of an average human being is lesser than that of a goldfish, this statistic doesn’t surprise us at all! Remember when Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) first came into existence? Who knew such bite-sized and easily digestible learning modules would become a trend in the online education industry. The term MOOC was coined in 2008. It has be
You might have noticed people making statements such as “word gets around fast”, “I came to know of it as soon as the story broke” or “Oh, this is old news!”. How do you think this happens? Is it because of increased use of social media? Definitely! Is it because we have technology at our disposal? Absolutely! When we combine the power of internet and availability of gadgets, we are able to consume pieces of information at a much faster rate. Believe it or not – this is calle
Technology is shaping modern learning at a pace that’s only for the better. Till a decade ago, who knew we would be using mobile phones and iPads to acquire knowledge on-the-go? Or the fact that our minds wander so much that smart and quick ways to learn would instantly appeal to us? Whether we talk about people at work or students surviving yet another year at school or college, both clusters of “learners” now communicate in rather different modes as a result of technology.