eLearning

Languageizer using a browser’s SpeechSynthesis

Languageizer is a tool available on the WhereWeLearn platform. https://wherewelearn.com/forfun/languageizer-options.php Languageizer uses modern browser technology to help in the learning of languages by combining basic word lists with a browser’s SpeechSynthesis. It uses the fundamentals of speaking a language and modern browser technology to provide a free language learning tool.   Current Languageizer and Language Projects on WhereWeLearn N.B. These …

QR Codes or Quick Response Codes and Training

QR Codes or Quick Response Codes bring technology content into the physical world.  Yet how can you use them for training? Having worked in a strict governance environment for years, finding ways of reminding people of governance was always challenging. Navigating through piles of documentation to find the one relevant paragraph in a timely fashion is even harder. QR Codes …

Mindful Writing: Reimagining Role Plays

Mindful Writing is a new approach and tool which addresses a common learning challenge presented to educators when moving role plays to an electronic format. I recently had to address a challenge around Role Plays in an eLearning and distance learning environment. The standard solution was to video tape the interactions and put the entire recording of the video in …

Democratisation of Learning

Democratisation of Learning In a presentation recently a learned scholar dropped the phrase a true “Democratisation of Learning”. I wanted to better understand the expression’s application from an academic perspective and  how it applied to the work I was presenting. Firstly the term it is not the study of Democracy but instead the principles of democracy as applied to learning. …

Pretraining and what eLearning can do for your business

Pretraining is a departure from standard HR practices which greatly enhances the recruitment process.  So how do you implement Pretraining for your business? Usually associated with Psychology, pretraining is training which takes place prior to another activity, specifically in advance of an experiment or test. When used in the context of HR it means to train someone before they are …

Breadcrumb trails and why they’re important to users

Breadcrumb trails are a key part of user interface design yet are frequently overlooked.  How do they impact your system and affect your users? This article is about an aspect of user interface design and considering how your users experience your system. Being lost and a feeling of nervousness can be mitigated with proper use of breadcrumb trails. Yet why …

Within arm’s reach… how the best agents operate

“Within arm’s reach” is an expression meaning near (or not near) enough to reach by extending one’s arm.  For an agent what needs to be near? As a manager how can you enable your agents to achieve their very best?  How can you put everything within arm’s reach of your team?   In an increasing world of concern and security …

Skills vs version training. Are we fishing or training…

Skills vs version training is a key but vital difference in the modern approach to training. This article highlights the difference and how it affects you. Examining the key differences in how modern educators are taking a different focus to improve education not only professionally but also academically has an important consequence. A huge thank you to Kevin Shortall an immensely …

WhereWeLearn, a global place to learn

Project nameless finally got its name in 2019.  I am proud to introduce, WhereWeLearn Introduction video to WhereWeLearn The introduction video is now available as The original video for the project is available here.   WhereWeLearn’s Vision Delivering to the world the capability in which every human being can experience the joy of education for free in a global context. …

Artificial Intelligence, an introduction in business language

Artificial Intelligence is a massive area which is currently growing at an incredible rate.  How and why is this happening? This article attempts in plain English to explain the major concepts of the area of AI and it’s associated fields. I’m going to do my best to explain this without using maths or using programming… good luck me! I will …