What started as presentations in the Flash format in the early 90s has grown to encompass some of the most advanced technology available today. ELearning has truly transformed to provide a highly immersive and engaging experience for the end-user. There are a number of innovative learning strategies in eLearning that are both ground-breaking and impactful.
Virtual Reality is rapidly growing as an important means of implementing e learning solutions for corporate training. It provides employees a cost-effective way to learn in a simulated environment thus allowing experiential learning that improves knowledge retention by 75% to 90%, virtual reality-based training is expected to grow to a $6 billion industry by 2022.
Design Thinking is another great learning strategy that is both impactful and enriching; it focuses on the audience for whom the content is being designed making use of participant feedback interviews, human observations, prototype creation, and brainstorming sessions to create targeted content. The in turn benefit here is that the processes are people-centered and it is an opportunity to design custom eLearning content that meets specific learning goals.
Content Curation is a growing eLearning technique, which is about discovering, collating, and presenting content about a specific topic or subject. The internet is full of information, to be successful in content curation it is important to be able to source information that is of importance to your cause. Organizations and users are more and more facing content overload and it is crucial to be able to get the top pieces of information. Content curation not only helps in creating new content but also finding content that is relevant, contextual, and readily available to the learner.
Let’s take a look at the latest trends & opportunities in the eLearning industry.