6 eLearning Trends For The Business World


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eLearning trends have evolved over time with various new form of learning coming into the picture. From mobile learning to social learning each trend is now being used for training employees across the world.


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6 eLearning Trends for the Business World Learning has moved away from the conventional classroom. In the business world the focus of learning has moved from a learner-centric approach to a business-centric approach that focuses on strategic alignment. This change in focus has transformed the way learning is designed and delivered. Keeping this in mind we foresee the following trends setting the stage for the business world in 2015. Mobile Learning A new trend in recent years and one of our predictions for the previous year mobile learning makes it on our list for yet another year. Worldwide Mobile Phone Users: H1 2014 Forecast and Comparative Estimates. Source: 2013 Mobile Workforce Adoption Trends 61 63.50 69.40 56 58 60 62 64 66 68 70 72 2013 2014 2017 Mobile Phone Penetration With more people owning a mobile phone the way people access information will shift to the mobile phone. Worldwide Mobile Phone Users: H1 2014 Forecast and Comparative Estimates.

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Market Research firm Ambient Insight in their 2012-2017 Worldwide Mobile Learning Market Report predicted the five-year compound annual growth rate CAGR for the mLearning market to be 18.2 and estimated global revenues would be at 12.2 billion by 2017. Social Learning Facebook – 1.28 billion+ monthly active users Twitter: 1 billion+ total users Google+ 1.6 billion+ total users With social interactions playing a key role in confidence motivation engagement and willingness to engage in learning social media sites is already being extensively by students teachers and professionals to learn and share ideas. 48 of industries already use social media to connect and learn and this percentage is all set to rise steadily through 2015. Cloud LMS Storing massive amounts of data is now passé. By 2015 end-user spending on cloud services could be more than 180 billion. It is predicted that the global market for cloud equipment will reach 79.1 billion by 2018. Cloud Computing to Contribute 7 Billion in Revenue By 2015. Throughout the next five years a 44 annual growth in workloads for the public cloud versus an 8.9 growth for “on-premise” computing workloads is expected . Big Data and Analytics With learning taking a business-centric approach organizations must take cognizance of their training initiatives – its success and its impact on ROI return on Investment. Big data – the mounds of information that used to waste away until recently will now be utilized to measure collect analyze and report data related to learning. Big data can be used to predict human behavior individual learning styles and provide insightful information on how learners learn and what works/does not work. Learning metrics + data analytics actionable information Gamification In the past we have seen organizations take hesitant steps toward gamification. This year gamification will be one of the trends that will set an organization apart from the crowd. Behavioral research has proved that the elements of gamification purpose progress mastery social interaction and rewards all act as strong motivators to boost: employee knowledge retention performance efficiency

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employee workflow satisfaction loyalty revenue – across all ages departments educational backgrounds and hierarchies. Personalized Learning An offshoot of big data and analytics personalized learning will be the nucleus of all learning experiences in 2015. Experience API – a web service that collects employee’s learning data will collect self-driven or informal learning as well as formal learning experiences. With a bird’s eye view of a learner’s learning style trainers will be able to personalize learning to fit the needs of individual learners.

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