Tata Interactive Systems announces white paper on Instructional Design models

Released on: May 08, 2014, 4:32 am (EDT)
Industry: Management

Mumbai, -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), a global provider of learning solutions today announced the release of a new white paper “Mapping ID to Performance Needs”. TIS has developed this white paper as part of its ongoing effort to resolve the learning-performance conundrum and provide alternative frameworks for practitioners to learn from.

It is evident that the world of learning and performance—workplace, higher education, and individual—is undergoing a fundamental shift. To encourage and assist in this effort, TIS’ white paper on Instructional Design (ID) methodology reviews current models like Pervasive Learning, Flipped Learning, Evidence-based Learning, Adaptive Learning Systems, and 70:20:10, with a few case studies, and includes some specific Case Studies that demonstrate the optimal path to learning.

In the paper, TIS says, “There has been a significant shift in corporate learning design to suit a new multi-generational workforce and address the need to streamline the learning function. With easy access to information via the internet and social media, longer working hours, and remote working, learners want instant gratification of training needs. At the same time, research shows that while 70% of workplace learning happens on the job, 20% is achieved through coaching and mentoring. In the light of these developments, an organization needs to have a collaborative learning framework, where learners generate content and learn from each other. Shorter, focused programs address the need for knowledge that’s relevant and also act as just-in-time performance support, over multiple devices (web, mobile, etc).”

The white paper also focusses on TIS’ learning effectiveness evaluation framework called EAR – Evaluation, Analysis, and Revisit, and serves as a blueprint for the Learning and Development function in the current business environment. Several of TIS’ recommendations include:

Given the effort spent on developing eLearning modules, there is a greater scrutiny on the performance improvement a module facilitates. It’s not enough to learn; the learning needs to translate to performance.

Course design should be about a holistic approach including performance support tools; a much broader spectrum than a pure learning-oriented philosophy.

Since the opportunity cost of an eLearning program is high, there should be a clear connect between the course and performance.

To read the complete ‘Mapping ID to Performance Needs’ white paper click here: http://www.tatainteractive.com/WhitePaper_Mapping_ID_to_Performance_Needs.html

About Tata Interactive Systems
Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) is one of the leading developers of learning technology solutions across the globe. TIS' learning solutions are designed to enable organizational initiatives across industry verticals including Education; Government and Defense; Telecommunications and ICT; Pharmaceuticals and Health Care; Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance; Airlines, Transportation, Logistics, and Hospitality; Consumer Package Goods; and Manufacturing, Energy, and Construction.

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