Tata Interactive Systems Extends Deadline for the LEARNow™ Learning Design Challenge in Europe

LONDON and MUMBAI, February 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The Contest, Thrown Open to Learning Designers Across Europe, now Ends on 15th March, 2013

Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) had announced the LEARNow™ Learning Design Challenge (LDC) in January 2013. Many aspiring participants have requested TIS to extend the competition deadlines so that they have more time to submit their entries. In light of these requests, the contest deadline has been extended to 15th March 2013.

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Using TIS's mobile authoring tool, LEARNow™, participants have to create a 5-minute learning nugget on the topic 'How can I get my CEO (even) more interested in training?'

Based on TIS's proprietary FRUN (Fluid Resolution Universal Navigation) technology, the LEARNow™ platform offers authoring and publishing tools to seamlessly deliver content across multiple operating systems and devices like smartphones, tablets and laptops. To win the competition, the content submitted by contestants must look equally splendid on a PC, tablet or a smartphone.

Entries for the LEARNowTM Learning Design Challenge will be judged by Donald Taylor - Chair, Learning and Skills Group and Learning Technologies Conference. Don will evaluate the entries on below parameters:

  • Does the content meet the learning objective?
  • Is it suitable for deployment on mobile devices as well as PCs?
  • How innovative is the approach?

The winner will be announced on 5th of April on the LEARNowTM website and gets an iPad 4.

A free LEARNowTM Mobile Authoring licence is being provided for this competition. To register and download the licence, visit http://www.learnow.com/LDC.

About Tata Interactive Systems:

Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), a part of the US$ 100 billion Tata group, is the world's leading developer of learning solutions. TIS's 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.

With a team of over 900 multi-disciplinary specialists, TIS creates 3000+ hours of learning content across 220+ concurrent projects every year. TIS's solutions have proven their effectiveness at more than 60 Fortune 500 companies, leading educational institutions, and government departments.

TIS's solutions have won 65 prestigious international awards till date including 4 Brandon Hall Awards for Excellence in Learning in 2012.

Areas of Business

TIS caters to three segments - Corporate, Education, and Government. It offers clients learning solutions that include:

  • Educational Multimedia & Blended Learning
  • Web-based Training & Courseware
  • Simulations
  • Software Solutions
  • Game-based Learning

The scope of TIS's learning solutions encompasses on-boarding, sales training, process training, product training, curriculum design, assessments, soft skills training, and technical training.

Location

TIS has development centers in Germany, Switzerland, and India. Its sales and marketing operations span the US, Canada, the UK, mainland Europe, the Middle East, and India.

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SOURCE Tata Interactive Systems, A Div. of Tata Industries Ltd.




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