Revolutionising E-learning: 3 Exciting Aspects of AI in Digital Learning

The integration of AI in e-learning is reshaping the industry landscape, bringing forth transformative advancements that cater to personalised learning experiences and drive better outcomes.

In this blog, we delve into three aspects that reflect the profound impact of AI in e-learning. We also explore the numerous benefits AI offers to learners and educators alike.

Personalised and optimised learning experiences

AI leverages learner data to personalise educational experiences. Through data analysis, AI systems can understand individual needs, preferences and learning patterns, allowing for tailored content and recommendations.

This personalised approach ensures that learners receive the most relevant and engaging materials, optimising their learning outcomes.

For example, if a company rolls out cyber security e-learning, and a learner is struggling with email security concepts, AI could provide additional interactive simulations and real-world scenarios to help that learner focus more on that particular topic.

AI can also analyse learner interactions to optimise content delivery. By monitoring engagement and performance metrics, AI systems can adjust the pace and difficulty level of the content in real time.

This adaptive approach ensures that learners are challenged appropriately, enhancing their knowledge retention and engagement.

Intelligent learner support

A more obvious application of AI in e-learning is chatbots and virtual assistants, which can provide instant and personalised support to learners.

These intelligent companions can answer questions, provide feedback, offer guidance and assist learners throughout their e-learning journey, creating a supportive and interactive learning environment.

Virtual tutors are especially exciting because of the potential they offer. Unlike chatbots, they can proactively support learners by offering real-time feedback in interactions and assessments without being prompted.

This gives students continuous support and feedback, saving time and ensuring comprehension.

There is also early research to suggest AI assistants can have a strong effect on adult learners when used in short interventions throughout the learning content.

AI procedural generation

AI automates content creation and curation, saving time and effort for educators. By leveraging AI technology, educators can efficiently develop high-quality learning materials, ensuring that the content remains up to date and relevant to meet the evolving needs of learners.

This could also include procedurally generated scenarios and minigames within learning content to further engage and immerse learners. Instead of being subject to a predetermined scenario, the learners’ interactions could shape the activity and how it develops.

There are already examples of similar applications in the gaming industry.

It should be noted that for all three of these applications of AI, there are still varying degrees of drawbacks, most prominently things like accuracy and inconsistency in the content produced.

As time goes on and development continues, it is exciting to think of how these applications will improve and evolve.

Bespoke e-learning solutions for AI deepfake training

Unfortunately, AI is also used in malicious ways by cyber criminals, especially through deepfake content.

By raising awareness and testing employee knowledge, alongside implementing security protocols (such as AI detection tools), you can protect sensitive information and prevent AI deepfake attacks.

At GRC eLearning, we understand the importance of equipping your employees with the knowledge they need to navigate workplace requirements effectively.

Our bespoke solutions take a broader look at your requirements through a detailed learning needs analysis and identify any difficulties you currently experience.

GRC eLearning’s experts will develop a tailored staff awareness solution using different media channels and formats to address your needs.

E-learning courses can help change organisational cultures and tackle employee behaviour, generating tangible and lasting organisation-wide awareness of the topic.

These complex solutions can range from a single bespoke e-learning module to a multi-component awareness programme that includes pocket guides, posters, email signatures, and more.