Chennai (India)

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Clive Shepherd, Learning Technologist, as the guest in the edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

In this exclusive interview with Learnnovators, Clive shares his insights on the latest trends in organizational learning & development, and performance support. He explains the importance of blended learning, and offers his recommendations for integrating the blended approach into organizational L&D. His advice to learning designers for scaling up to meet the challenges of designing blended learning interventions is invaluable. “At the moment, few designers know how to blend. I spend a lot of my time trying to change this situation and I am encouraged by how quickly they get the idea.” was Clive’s reflection on the skills that L&D professionals presently possess around designing blended learning solutions.

‘Clive Shepherd – Crystal-Balling with Learnnovators’ is available HERE.

About Clive Shepherd

Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. He established his interest in interactive media as Director, Training and Creative Services for American Express in EMEA. He went on to co-found Epic, one of UK’s major producers of custom e-learning.

He is widely acknowledged as one of UK’s foremost experts in workplace learning and development, with hundreds of published articles to his name. He is the author of a number of books, including The Blended Learning Cookbook, The New Learning Architect and Digital Learning Content: A Designer’s Guide. He speaks regularly at major international conferences and contributes regularly to his blog, Clive on Learning. He designed and co-delivers the Certificate in Blended Learning for the Chartered Institute in Personnel and Development.

He was recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to the Training Industry at the World of Learning Conference in 2004 and for four years was Chairman of the eLearning Network. Clive is a Director of Onlignment Ltd, which provides expertise in all aspects of online communication.

This year Clive is releasing his new book, More Than Blended Learning, the culmination of ten years of enquiry and practical application.

About Learnnovators

Learnnovators, headquartered in Chennai (India), specializes in the design and development of innovative and effective learning solutions for the workplace. Since its inception in 2003 (as C2 Workshop), it has successfully delivered and deployed over 6000 hours of learning content for a wide range of domains including Advertising, Automotive, Banking, Defence, Education, Engineering, Glass Technology, Healthcare, Hospitality, HR Services, Insurance, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Nuclear Energy, Oil and Gas, Retail, Safety, Soft Skills and Telecom.

Learnnovators helps clients address skill and performance gaps in their workforce by creating customised learning solutions that are aligned with their business goals. Whether it is choosing the best mode of learning techniques tailored to organizational objectives, or creating customized content, or designing interactive modules with the help of games or simulations, Learnnovators has implemented innumerable programs to the satisfaction of a clientele spread across South Asia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and North America. These solutions have been deployed on a variety of contexts and devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, interactive white boards, etc.

Learnnovators’ core competencies are in the areas of Curriculum Design, Content Creation, Content Conversion and Content Localization.