Corporate eLearning insights provider, eLearning Learning (www.elearninglearning.com), recently organised their 2018 eLearning Learning MVP Awards to recognise and celebrate the 'Most Valuable Posts' from amidst the best content created by industry experts the world over. While the awards were organised in categories that included Company Culture, eLearning Tools, New & Emerging Technologies, Engaging Learners, Innovation in eLearning amongst others, it was the 'New & Emerging Technologies' category that saw Amit Gautam's article 'Smart Everything, Everywhere, and Smarter Learning' being awarded the 'Honorable Mention'.
The Judging Criteria for the awards included a series of evaluations by the eLearning Industry readers, the appointed judging committee comprising Clark Quinn, Executive Director - Quinnovation, Megan Torrance, CEO and Founder - TorranceLearning, Cara North, Learning Experience Designer - The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology and Ryan Tracey, Design Lead - Transport for NSW, along with some insights from machine intelligence and social media, with the final recognition being awarded to the posts that provided the highest value to industry professionals.
"I have always believed in giving back to the industry that has given me so much. I try to do it in the form of articles and posts that draw upon my learnings and experience of over two decades. But to be recognised for it just takes it to another level. He further thanks the people that made this happen by saying, From being a finalist to getting an honorable mention in the eLearning Learning 2018 MVP Awards has been full of excitement and nail biting. It couldn't have been possible without the votes and most importantly the support extended by my team, our partners, our clients and readers the world over. I'm thankful to each and every one who voted!"
Amit GautamDirector - UpsideLMS
The 2018 eLearning Learning MVP Awards page states that – 'Every day, our articles are read by an audience of over 83,000 people on our site and newsletter. We use our machine intelligence and social media, bolstered by our editorial team, to curate this content. We're judging posts that we see to provide the highest value to industry professionals. Does your article include useful and actionable information? Is it tactical or strategic? Does it provide short- or long-term value? Those are the types of questions our judges will be asking themselves.'
The awarded article by Amit was published on Learning Solutions Magazine (www.learningsolutionsmag.com) on 28th June 2018 and highlights the imperativeness of emerging smart technologies and their impact on (smart) learning. An excerpt from the article reads, 'Smarter learning is not just about the technology, but about the way it is utilised to enhance the process of learning. Undoubtedly, the proliferation of IoT ecosystems, emergence of wearable technology, one touch and voice-based activation, virtual assistants, the applications of machine learning and its integration with mobile technology could revolutionise the way we learn. The trick lies in utilizing the smarter devices for delivering pervasive, contextual, collaborative, and personalised smarter learning to create a seamless learning process to aid the smart learners.' 'Smart Everything, Everywhere, and Smarter Learning' is available for reading here
eLearning Learning brings together the best content from hundreds of industry thought-leaders. These awards recognise the Most Valuable Posts as judged by our readers, award committee, and our machine intelligence and social media. We recognise the posts that provide the highest value to industry professionals - useful and actionable information, that is tactical or strategic in nature, providing either long-term or short-term value.
The 2018 eLearning Learning MVP Awards recipients are available for viewing here.