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the top 5 eLearning trends for 2020

The history of “distance learning” can be traced back to the 1840s, when Isaac Pitman used correspondence courses to teach short-hand to millions around the world. Ever since, the trends for delivering learning far away from classrooms have kept changing. “eLearning”...

Allan Gray invests in world class e-learning platform

Learning methods have changed considerably over the past few years, and the concept of traditional classroom training is fast becoming a legacy. Today’s learners want online, mobile and social learning solutions that are fun and interactive, and that’s where we come...

Planet Fitness gets physical with e-learning.

With 47 clubs across the country, Planet Fitness found it a costly and inconvenient exercise to facilitate classroom-style training for their staff. They decided to look at e-learning platforms and began their research. ‘’It soon became obvious that aNewspring was the...

9 Steps to a Better Onboarding Program

  9 Steps to a Better Onboarding Program     12%. Out of millions of employees surveyed by Gallup, that’s how many said their employer does a great job of new hire onboarding. A paltry 12%. Across industries, the state of the new hire experience...

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The 30 Golden Rules Of eLearning Design

The Never-Forget eLearning rules to design by. Too often today you will find organizations hastily slap-together a bunch of PowerPoint slides, upload them into a program like Articulate, click “publish” and call it “eLearning”. The reality is that this type of...

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Top 5 Most Common eLearning Challenges And How To Overcome Them

Top 5 Most Common eLearning Challenges And How To Overcome Them Whether your audience consists of corporate executives or college students, there are various roadblocks that can prevent learners from actually absorbing the content and the key aspects of your eLearning...

The Vanilla Ice-Cream of eLearning.

Text is the vanilla ice cream of eLearning content. Dull and bland. Actually, I am being too charitable. In the online learning world, it’s the unwanted house guest who never leaves. eLearning designers make all sorts of efforts to avoid using text. In a 21st century...

Top 5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your eLearning Voiceover Artist

eLearning Voiceover Artist: How Can We Get The Most Out Of It? This is a common issue Instructional Designers face in the burgeoning digital learning industry. As the market hits $325 billion by 2025, as Global Industry Analytics quoted in Forbes, and with the rise of...

Top four eLearning trends to look out for in 2019

In modern times, the way human beings learn is rapidly evolving, and knowledge itself is far more accessible with the help of the internet. But knowledge and skills can rapidly become outdated and irrelevant, because new knowledge and discoveries are being made almost...

The difference between AR and VR

In a world filled with rapidly evolving technology, it’s important to stay on top of new evolvements. With the immergence of augmented reality in the 1990s, and virtual reality’s subsequent appearance soon after, these ingenious shifts are still quite...

Glossary of eLearning Terminology

For those who are unfamiliar with the eLearning industry, the amalgamation of foreign terms may be hugely intimidating. At New Leaf Technologies, we advise that clients who are unaccustomed to the relevant terminology should start here. The terms which...

Gamification: The Educational Game-Changer

If you’ve experienced the mundane method of dreary PowerPoint presentations accompanied by dull teachers, you’ve probably left a lesson feeling more drained than informed. With that being said, a click-along eLearning course with minimal activity is just...

Five gamification strategies and how they are used in eLearning

You might have seen the word ‘gamification’ thrown around on edtech webpages and in promotional emails galore, but do you really know how and why this instrument is implemented in eLearning courses? Gamification involves the ingenious use of gaming...

All you need to know about Learning Management Systems

 The term Learning Management System (LMS) is often completely foreign to those who aren’t in the eLearning industry. Even if you don’t quite know what it is, it’s very likely that you’ve used at least one LMS without even knowing it. But what exactly does...

Cranfield Aviation partners with New Leaf for online courses

SA-based aviation training institution Cranfield Aviation Training has introduced an eLearning platform as part of its online strategy to offer students an alternative means of acquiring qualification. According to the institution, the aNewSpring…

City Lodge improves employees’ training experience

City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) has 57 properties under five brands located throughout SA, with an aggressive expansion plan into East and West Africa, as well as the SADC region. CLHG is committed to service excellence and, being in the hospitality…

Chatbots in Edtech: The next top trend

The digital age has brought about a number of revolutions in the way that most everything is handled today. One of these revolutions is the shift away from traditional training methods, which typically involves a lot of time and money, towards more efficient methods…

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