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Successful Mobile Training Strategy

8 Steps To Create and Develop an Effective Mobile Training Strategy

While face-to-face instructor-lead training used to be the “norm”, today mobile training has become an increasingly popular method of skill set and knowledge development. Training and development managers are beginning to see the endless potential of mobile training. That is because mobile training not only offers learners the ability to learn on-the-go, but also allows them to gain immediate access to information whenever and wherever they really need it.

Get Off the Gamification Struggle Bus

Get Off the Gamification Struggle Bus

Why are you using learning games? Because they’re fun? Or because they’re effective? It might seem like everyone is into gamification these days; former Vice President Al Gore has even said that “gamification is the new normal.”

How To Effectively Convert Face-To-Face Instructor-Led Training Into Online Training

How To Effectively Convert Face-To-Face Instructor-Led Training Into Online Training

We have been using the power of stories in professional learning for several years now.

I am going to share a case study that highlights how we effectively converted face-to-face Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to online training learning using storytorial as our learning strategy. What is really interesting is that the aimed business gain that was evading us during the ILT training was met after we made this story based online conversion.

Muddling Through Moodle

Muddling Through Moodle

For a company considering an LMS solution, spending $100,000 annually can cause sticker shock. In return, the organization receives an untried delivery channel to host, track, and report on the training content delivered to employees, distribution channels, and customers. Alternatively, many Software as a Service (SAS) LMS solutions have a cost-per-registered user model that seems affordable when you have a limited number of users, but can ramp up to be a very pricey annual expense if you have a large user base.

Blended Learning Models

Mix It Up with Blended Learning

Tired of the same old next-driven online training snooze fest? Well, mix it up! Blended learning can be very beneficial to your employees - and a welcome break from mindlessly clicking through a training course alone at their desks. Combining online and in-person learning creates a collaborative learning experience and allows for open communication.

How Single Sourcing Does the Work of an Army

How Single Sourcing Does the Work of an Army

Why is single sourcing such a big deal? If you have heard of the concept, you might realize it can be a big deal for a number of reasons. For one, it gives a few course eLearning developers the tools to do the work of an army. A single source mentality means eLearning content is created once, stored in a central repository (ideally the cloud) and then with the click of a button published to just about any eLearning platform one could possibly imagine.

How to Evaluate Your Online Training

How to Evaluate Your Online Training

Evaluating your online training is important if you want to determine online training ROI. But where do you start? You need a post-training evaluation plan. Take a look at this tried-and-true model, and before you know it you’ll be ready to create your own plan!

Performance Support: More Than Just Training

Performance Support: More Than Just Training

Learning and Development managers often make the mistake of just focusing on either training or Performance Support even though there are differences between the two. This article underlines those key differences and zooms in on the features Performance Support Tools should have in order to be effective.

Intrinsic Motivation in Adult E-Learning

Intrinsic Motivation in Adult E-Learning

Motivation is a critical issue for e-learning. Learners who lose their motivation do not learn, whereas learners who gain and maintain motivation learn what they need and persist to the end of the instruction. How can instructional designers motivate learners in an e-learning context? Designs based upon sound instructional theory integrating intrinsic motivational features are the answer.