Unlocked: the OpenSesame eLearning Blog

eLearning is all around us, from the classroom to the workplace and there are tons of providers too. But what can you do to make sure learners not only enjoy your content but also take something away? Here are three tips to enhancing the elearning experience:   1. “After this lesson you should be able to…” Yup, it’s that simple. Most people want to know what they are getting up front and taking elearning courses is no different. Therefore letting learners know all course objectives is imperative. ... [more]

People often misunderstand the next-generation teaching practices as technology-rich instructions. Blended learning, as well as personalized and innovative teaching methods, goes far beyond online lectures and high-tech devices. The point of this approach is to provide an individualized experience for each learner, based on their base of knowledge, skills, strengths, weaknesses, and interests. Due to the high level of personalization required for these teaching practices, there’s a common underlying question that makes us scratch our heads: how effective are they? ... [more]

People go crazy over Millennials (between 21 and 41 years old). We make it sound as if these guys have suddenly emerged to disrupt our world. We’re 20 years too late to think like that. The truth is that we’re going to go through a real disruption when Generation Z surfaces if we don’t start prepping now. ... [more]

Virtual Reality. A computer-generated environment that lets you experience a different reality. It’s a brilliant and exciting concept, but unfortunately it has been more of a cliché than a reality over the last several years. VR is a technology that has shown promise and has seen validation from a variety of sources, yet has not seen the implementation that most people hoped for… until now. Below you will see areas where virtual reality is trending in society today.   Gaming Industry Around the world virtual reality is becoming a hotter topic. ... [more]

It’s true, Millennials are entering the workforce in droves and often leaving employers scratching their heads as to the best way to handle these digital natives. No longer is the business world dominated by traditional thinking when it comes to hours, work habits, or even employee training. With Millennials at the helm, the professional world is bound to change, and when it comes to corporate learning initiatives, elearning is the key. ... [more]