5 E-Learning Trends to look forward to in 2018

By admin March,2018

With higher investments in the technology sector forecasted for this year, 2018 promises to be big for everyone in E-Learning biz. While it is difficult to pinpoint which one particular format would be the best but it is important to understand which ones made to the trending list for this year. Here’s our take.

1. Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality

Augmented reality is a live view of a physical, real-world environment where in the elements are digitally created/manipulated;whereas Virtual Reality is an immersive view of digitally developed environment. Statista stated that higher adoption of both AR-VR technology would gross beyond 12.6 Billion USD.

With complimenting gadgets flooding the market at affordable prices, it is highly likely that organizations would be willing to embrace this format to enhance their learning experience.

2. Gamification

80% of organizational learners believed that gamified content is easier to grasp and more relatable. More than one-third of the global workforce is composed by millenials, given this, it is evident that gamification is the go-to format for functional training modules. So if Gamified content isn’t “your game” yet, it should be now.

3. Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots

From iPhone’s Siri to Google’s Assistant to intelligent bots on websites and more, we have come a long way and have long journey ahead of us in case of Artificial Intelligence or Intelligent Chatbots. While this is one of the most debated concepts in the digital realm, AI is without refute the forerunner of futuristic digital education. 70% of the top-rung organizations use this technology internally to calculate and distribute content that could be used to take commercially sensitive decisions. Most of such organizations are of the opinion that if such information is applied for training purposes, it could boost almost 32% of the decision making capability amongst all the levels of employees.

4. Adaptive Learning

Adaptive learning is the bellwether of E-learning. Adaptive learning enables packaging learning content according to the specific needs of a group of individuals. Adaptive learning has improved the retention rate by 10% and has pulled up the productivity rate by 27% as suggested by an independent study. Organizations adopt Adaptive learning to laser in the required learning to its employees and maximize the ROI thereafter.

5. Social Learning

Social Learning can be closely related to peer-to-peer learning wherein the members share information for each others’ benefits, only here the medium is a digital/online platform. The learning module developed in such platform garners higher engagement as information is now the central part of a conversation. According to a study by the Brandon Hall Group, 73% of the sample companies were willing to up their investment in social learning as it produces 75:1 ROI.

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