Upside Learning, a fast growing India based e-Learning organization has won Apex Grand Award in the Apex 2007 Awards for Publication Excellence.
Fire Safety and Prevention is an e-Learning course created for Tooling University, Ohio, USA, by Upside Learning. The course has entered in the Electronic & Video Publications category under the Education and Training sub-category. The Apex Awards are presented annually to recognize excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence. Within these, the Apex Grand Awards specifically honor outstanding work in the main categories, which include Writing, Design & Illustration, Electronic & Video Publications, and others. Out of a total of almost 5000 entries, 223 were evaluated in the Electronic & Video Publications category. Eight of these won Grand Awards. Fire Safety and Prevention is a simulation-based e-Learning program targeted at students enrolled in online classes, with the aim of reinforcing their learning through engaging and interactive content. This was achieved by creating a job-realistic storyline and playing it out in a factory environment resembling that in real life.