Learnnovators, a leading e-learning solutions company in India, has Michael Allen, one of the most experienced ‘E-learning Gurus’, as the guest in their latest edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning.
In this exclusive interview with Learnnovators, Michael Allen shares his insights on the latest trends in organizational learning & development, and performance support. He explains the significance of eliminating boring, ineffective online learning from the face of the earth, and offers his recommendations for achieving the same. His advice to learning designers to upskill themselves for designing effective learning solutions for today’s situations is invaluable. He also shares his plans to continue to help create ‘serious e-learning’ further for the new age learners.
According to Ravi Pratap Singh, Co-Founder of Learnnovators, “We are greatly honoured to have Michael Allen as our guest in our interview series today. This interview will help the learning community benefit from the valuable insights that Michael shares about ‘learning’ and ‘instructional design’.”
‘Michael Allen – Crystal-Balling with Learnnovators’ is available HERE.
About Michael Allen
Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Authorware merged with MacroMind/Paracomp to become Macromedia, which was later acquired by Adobe. With a PhD in Educational Psychology from The Ohio State University, he is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, a sought after conference speaker, and a prolific writer.
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 6500 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, interactive kiosks, etc.
Learnnovators’ core competencies are in the areas of Custom E-Learning, Rapid E-Learning, Mobile Learning, Gamified Learning, Blended Learning, and Localization. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere.