Monday, 14 April 2014 16:00
If eLearning is a “check the box” activity, effective learning design does not matter. But what about when training directly affects business outcomes? When this is the case, instructional designers need strategies to improve both learning and remembering. Techniques such as spaced repetition, use of story, and feedback loops can help.
Friday, 21 March 2014 17:42
Product knowledge training has traditionally been difficult because of the large amounts of information learners must simply remember. Using serious games for learning and sound instructional design principles can vastly improve the amount of information adult learners can commit to long-term memory.
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 14:54
If your corporate learners forget what they learned right after training, were they even trained at all? It’s one of several questions more L&D managers should be asking themselves. These three research-based learning principles should be central to learning design when the goal is retention.
Monday, 13 January 2014 16:28
Published in Concepts
People have been using flashcards as a revision aid for decades, but now they are being brought into the 21st century by online flashcard apps. Flashcards are an effective learning aid for a number of reasons, and online flashcards are able to build on these reasons to make learning even more successful. Online flashcards are created using theories of spaced repetition and active recall.