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  • Learning Theories - How They Can Help You

    Learning Theories - How They Can Help You

    The most popular behaviourist theories are classical conditioning and operant conditioning. Classical conditioning occurs when there is a natural response to a stimulus. This is an instinctive biological response. For instance, learners exhibiting irrational fears - being afraid of public speaking or failure in educational settings. Reinforcing a response to the stimulus leads to Operant Conditioning. Reinforcement is in the form of reward or punishment and is a form of feedback.

  • Future Trends in Digital and E-Learning

    Future Trends in Digital and E-Learning

    The demand of e learning models and blended learning programs has increased in recent years with the increasing use of technology. Technology, nowadays, seems to be omni-present in our lives. As technology shifts rapidly, the e-learning industry must shift to newer technology as well.  This will make learning easier as it will be blended in with people's daily lives. Here is a list of several trends that are likely to be commonplace and popular in 2020 and ahead.

  • Transformative Learning Theory

    Transformative Learning Theory

    Transformative learning explains how expectations, framed within cultural assumptions and predisposition, directly influence the meaning we derive from our experiences. Transformation of perspectives, therefore, requires revisiting our frame of reference or “meaning structures”. These structures constitute values, beliefs, ideals, educations, experience, cultural and societal norms. Collectively, these form our point of view of seeing the world.  These frames, formed since our childhood, are solidified by our experiences with the world around us. 

  • The Use of Simulations in E-Learning

    The Use of Simulations in E-Learning

    Simulations have proven to be useful in skill acquisition, concept explanation and the development of critical thinking. Through the use of simulations, abstract and complex concepts can be modeled and demonstrated easily. Learners are also able to engage with the concepts first-hand enabling them to have a better understanding of the subject. The simulations also encourage the use of critical thinking and evaluation. 

  • Blended Learning

    Blended Learning

    Blended learning refers to the use of multiple methods and instruments in education and training. It is most commonly used to refer to a hybrid model of instruction that combines face-to-face instruction in a classroom setup along with digital learning systems. Blended learning as an education strategy has rapidly infiltrated the sector and several institutions are looking to employ multi-channel learning systems to enhance learning, student performance and making learning more personalised and customised. 

  • Level 3 Assessor Courses

    Level 3 Assessor Courses

    The new Level 3 Assessor Awards and Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement replaced the older D32, D33, A1 and A2 qualifications. The 4 qualifications are actually made up of various combinations of 3 units, so depending on your requirements, you can choose units to qualify you to teach in a classroom environment or directly in your learners’ workplace....