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Since 2002, Aims Digital has been focussed on training using technology. We have been involved in the development of a variety of learning courses and multimedia solutions.

eLearning

Infographic: 5 Instructional Design Mistakes You Can Avoid

Everybody makes mistakes… yes, even Instructional Designers View this infographic to know how to avoid making some common mistakes…

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70:20:10 – Read Between the Numbers

Learning is a natural process. Anybody who has been a trainer or a student knows how much the mind can take in at a sitting and how long it retains it. Everybody’s learning curve and method is different. Yet, research and empirical data show that there is a certain rhythm to the way people imbibe … Continue reading 70:20:10 – Read Between the Numbers

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4 Ways to Get Your Subject Matter Experts to Your Side. And Keep Them There!

Subject Matter Experts are critical links in creating an informative and technically accurate learning experience. However, since SMEs are busy people who have additionally been tasked with providing support to training initiatives, it’s not always easy to get them to spare the time for you; yet, a delay in coordination has a domino effect on … Continue reading 4 Ways to Get Your Subject Matter Experts to Your Side. And Keep Them There!

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4 Tips for Writing Meaningful Learning Content

There’s content, and there’s content. However, not all content is conducive for learning . And therein begins the slide of your storyboarding efforts towards ineffectiveness. Here are some tips that can help you write meaningful content, which could lead to effective learning. Know your purpose Know why you are creating the course. Understand the reasons … Continue reading 4 Tips for Writing Meaningful Learning Content

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Form-Fit-Function – Is it Applicable in the eLearning Industry?

Can learning be ‘engineered’? What if we were to use best practices from other domains to improve the way we create learning? Here’s how a basic concept from the manufacturing industry can be adapted to the learning industry. While working on a project for a manufacturing organization a few months back, I had created a … Continue reading Form-Fit-Function – Is it Applicable in the eLearning Industry?

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LCMS, or LMS – What’s the Difference?

Most of us might be confused about the difference between a learning management system (LMS) and a learning content management system (LCMS). At first glance, these two solutions do look and sound very similar, but they actually provide very different functions at different stages of the learning process. If you’re looking for a solution, there … Continue reading LCMS, or LMS – What’s the Difference?

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Social Media in Office? Are You Serious??!!

Oftentimes, corporate employees need to undergo training for their overall development and progress. On the other hand, you may have to take the role of a teacher to share new business strategies, technologies, and skills at a workplace. However, we cannot just throw knowledge aids at the learners and hope that they will retain the … Continue reading Social Media in Office? Are You Serious??!!

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The Future of eLearning

Here is a peek into the future of eLearning. The possibilities are endless, and we highlight some of them. Where do you see eLearning headed to, in the future? What exciting opportunities will they open up for the world? We would love to know your thoughts!

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Let’s do away with storyboarding…

Not! Imagine starting out on a road trip to a new destination, without a roadmap (or the GPS lady!) – you’ll probably end up regretting starting out at all! It’s the same thing with a storyboard – loves it or hates it, you just can’t do without one. I mean, who really likes putting in … Continue reading Let’s do away with storyboarding…

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Beating the ‘Limitations’ of mLearning

Mobile learning, or mLearning, has become a buzzword for L&D teams and educational institutions across the world. And, why not? After all, with billions of world citizens toting mobile phones in their pockets, it was only a matter of time that mobile phones were considered to be the next big thing in education technology. The … Continue reading Beating the ‘Limitations’ of mLearning

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