eLearning Concepts

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Corporate sustainability and social responsibility (CSR) is making waves in Fortune 500 companies, so why haven’t HR and Learning & Development teams caught on? Don’t miss opportunities to infuse CSR messaging into training to increase engagement and impact. 
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Corporate eLearning can be divided into two categories: learning and "rules and regulations" training. This article talks about the differences between the two categories, why the distinction is so important, and the key challenges in developing good Rules and Regs training.
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There are, no doubt, times when you should buy (purchase off the shelf) rather than build (custom develop) your company’s training. However, the times when you should build rather than buy are more often than you might think. Typically, your offerings will be a blend of the two. You should consider building your company’s training rather than buy it when…
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Do you think about the impact of tiredness and fatigue on learning? What effect could these have on your training design? Well, unless you can regulate your learners' sleep patterns, tiredness may seem a little beyond your control. For fatigued learners the challenge is to pique their interest, so that a subject becomes fascinating. However, there are a couple of useful thoughts.
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 19:22

Why Do Employees Forget Their Training?

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Even the best looking online training courses will fail if they don’t take into account long-term knowledge retention. While easy to deliver, there is a responsibility to ensure that the information not only becomes a skill but an innate habit. Well developed elearning courses can help to stem the outward flow of knowledge.
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The United Nations recently commemorated the International Day for Disaster Reduction, an annual effort to raise the profile of disaster preparedness. This year, the day’s focus was on society’s most vulnerable: the estimated one billion people around the world living with disabilities.
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Many employees enter a training course with the expectation that it will be boring, long and a waste of time, but why? Whether it’s from past experience or just from stories heard from friends and colleagues, employees are not typically excited when they find out they need to go through training.
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 21:40

Tell me a Story

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The age-old question: how do you engage learners? And how do you make your training stick? The answer may be simple—just go back to how we were taught as kids, and tell the learner a story.
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 10:08

Getting Off to a Great Start

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eBook Review: Express Train: How to Accelerate Employee Time to Competence by Jason Silberman, WalkMe.
Thursday, 25 July 2013 11:20

How to Make Employee Training Stick

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We’ve seen in recent years a shift in the strategy that organizations apply in training their employees. Training is decreasingly looked at as a singular event, following which employees then are expected to perform their required duties proficiently. The new outlook, which more industry influencers are encouraging and one that a rising number of business are adopting, is looking at a more continuous learning process, one which provides employees with lasting support long after the formal training ends. Therefore, there arises a new for software and work aids which ensure that training “sticks” over the long haul.
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