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Why To Develop Custom eLearning: Top 9 Reasons Learning and Development Professionals Should Know

Top 9 Reasons To Develop Custom eLearning That Engages Employees

There are many benefits that Learning and Development professionals find in custom eLearning development, but increasing your employees’ engagement is one of the top. In this article, I’ll delve into why and how you can develop custom eLearning courses in order to make your online training immersive, interactive and engaging for every employee of your corporate learning audience.

eLearning Insights: “Do You Really Need eLearning?”

eLearning Insights: “Do You Really Need eLearning?”

In today's IT era many organizations and institutions are using eLearning because it can be as effective as traditional training but at a lower cost. Developing eLearning is more expensive than preparing classroom materials and training the trainers, especially if multimedia or highly interactive methods are used. However, delivery costs for eLearning (including costs of web servers and technical support) are considerably lower than those for classroom facilities, instructor time, participants’ travel and job time lost to attend classroom sessions.

5 Ways To Create Unique Training

5 Ways To Create Unique Training

Do you ever feel like you’re experiencing eLearning déjà vu? Are courses starting to blend together? Don’t fall into that house of mirrors where everything looks the same! Your learners are craving new, unique training, and you can deliver! It just takes a few fresh ideas.

The Knowing-Doing Gap In Online Training

The Knowing-Doing Gap In Online Training

Do you ever wonder what prevents your employees to put what they have learned to good use? In this article, I’ll explain what is the Knowing-Doing Gap, what are the factors that cause it, and how to minimize it in order for your audience to take the most out of the online training.

Active Learning In Virtual Business Landscape – The Road To Success

Active Learning In Virtual Business Landscape – The Road To Success

Virtual markets are the perfect venue for the students from business schools who are seeking to improve their entrepreneurial skills in a free risk environment. Active learning, applied in scenarios involving virtual enterprises, has multiple advantages: it requires the students to take responsibility and initiative in their own decision making process; the students are able to carry out virtual business transactions with other practice enterprises, through eLearning platforms.

How To Use The Endowed Progress Effect To Motivate Corporate Learners In eLearning?

How To Use The Endowed Progress Effect To Motivate Corporate Learners In eLearning?

In technology-aided elearning, motivation plays even a stronger role as the elearning effort is self-led and depends completely on the interest of the learner. So, e-learning developers, instructional designers and even subject matter experts are often pondering over the ways to keep learners motivated within the elearning environment. A strategic way of creating a suitable ‘push’ for learning is adopting the endowed progress effect.

Workplace Training Now Needs To Be More Flexible And Adaptive Than Ever

Workplace Training Now Needs To Be More Flexible And Adaptive Than Ever

When I read that there is a “significant gap” between the skills and capabilities Learning and Development practitioners know they need compared to what they actually have, (according to latest research from the UK's Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) and research organization Towards Maturity), it came as very little surprise. [1] Workplace training needs to be more flexible, adaptive and innovative as staff are taking the lead on their training requirements not the Learning and Development department.

Dealing With Poor Employee Performance: Is eLearning A "Silver Bullet"?

Dealing With Poor Employee Performance: Is eLearning A "Silver Bullet"?

According to a survey by international pollster Gallup, only 13% of the world's workforce is "engaged" at work. Out of a roughly 180 million employees in 142 countries polled, a staggering 63% responded that they were not totally committed to their work. Invariably, that "noncommittal" ultimately translates into poor performance.

So what drives employees to perform poorly? What interventions can organizations put in place to deal with the challenge? And, is there room for eLearning and instructional design to deal with declining employee performance?

This article is the first in a series about Dealing with Poor Poor Employee Performance. Check it out and learn some of the ways to improve poor employee performance.