Unlocked: the OpenSesame eLearning Blog

Abrar Haque's blog

For most Americans, the thought of learning evokes memories of never-ending lessons, arduous exams, and the occasional blissful nap in the back of a classroom. While we’re in school, we pine for our first taste of freedom in the mystifying “real world.” Once we receive our elusive diploma, we sprint away from learning and vow never to return. This is a tragedy, because learning is foundational. ... [more]

People need just two things to start a company: an idea and a computer. Multi-million dollar, publicly traded companies have the ability to start in dorm rooms and garages (see: Apple, Facebook). Not surprisingly, the entrepreneurial spirit has spread further and wider than was ever imaginable even a decade ago. With increased accessibility to technology, the entire process of starting and running a business has changed beyond recognition. ... [more]

If you’ve ever been in a classroom, you’ve likely been asked about your preferred “learning style.” In general, there are three main types of “learners”: the visual learner, the auditory learner, and the tactile-kinesthetic learner. In a normal classroom setting, it’s almost impossible to cater to all three learning styles; however, in an elearning setting, it’s completely achievable. The Visual Learner A visual learner is an individual who, in general, can remember an impressive 75% of what they read or see. Graphs, charts, and other visual models are useful for the visual learner. ... [more]