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How Training with an LMS Can Put a Stop to HR Headaches

How Training With An LMS Can Put A Stop To HR Headaches

Things are changing and technology is moving. HR needs to adapt and escape the classroom or combine it with technology by using a Learning Management System (LMS). Using a Learning Management System (LMS) can help you and your company make training interesting and useful both for your employees and your company. Read this article to learn more.

6 Tips To Motivate Your Employees in Online Training

6 Tips To Motivate Your Employees in Online Training

In this article, I'll share a variety of online training motivation tips that will allow you to create interactive and engaging online training experiences for your employees. Whether you're trying to increase training effectiveness or want to make mandatory training memorable, these techniques can help you achieve your goal.

Elearning For Learning, Performance Support For Performance

Elearning For Learning, Performance Support For Performance

While the goal of elearning and training interventions is to achieve learning, it is performance support that can help achieve performance (employee and organizational).

Almost every organization applies elearning or other training interventions to achieve training goals. Why do we not see many organizations apply performance support to achieve performance? What is the show-stopper?

3 Instructor-Led Training Pitfalls to Avoid - and 16+ Solutions

3 Instructor-Led Training Pitfalls to Avoid - and 16+ Solutions

Instructional designers and facilitators: Are your tried-and-true techniques for instructor-led training killing your participants with boredom? Instructor-led training continues to be a critical component of many organizations’ training offerings. Yet it has the potential to become stagnant, as instructional designers and facilitators fall back on the methods they’ve used for years. Shake things up by recognizing three pitfalls to avoid and by getting new inspiration from Catherine Davis, SweetRush’s Instructional Design Practice Lead.

How To Use Blended Learning In Corporate Training

Tips To Use Blended Learning In Corporate Training

In this article, I'll explore how to use blended learning in corporate training in order to create an immersive and engaging blended learning experience for your learners. Also you'll find out about the 4 blended learning models and the 4 sub-models, as well as, how to apply each one of them in your corporate training course.

Dear Jo: Corporate Training Program Evaluation Should Be a “Habit”

Dear Jo: Corporate Training Program Evaluation Should Be a “Habit”

Program evaluation for corporate training—so often it’s postponed, swept under the rug, becomes mired in discussions, line-item budget vetoed, or skipped altogether. Why is this? Consultant and former learning organization leader Jo Coulson answers a reader’s question and reflects on her own and her colleagues’ experiences to uncover this deep mystery of corporate training. With her insight, you can make program evaluation a habit in your learning organization.

Guiding Your Learner Toward Engagement

Guiding Your Learner Toward Engagement

Learning is an adventure! At least, it can be. For your next e-Learning course, try guiding your learner through the course, gradually revealing important pieces of information like Hansel and Gretel’s breadcrumb trail. The carefully planned emphasis and reveal of important information will keep your learner interested and paying attention.

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4 Virtual Instructor-Led Training Pitfalls to Avoid

With the increasing popularity of virtual instructor-led training events in corporate training, instructional designers and facilitators need to master the art of making the classroom virtual. SweetRush Instructional Design Practice Lead Catherine Davis shares 4 common pitfalls in developing effective virtual training, along with creative solutions for taking your events to the new heights. And don’t miss the bonus material - a downloadable checklist for virtual instructor-led training preparation!

Theme-based Learning for Heightened Retention: An e-Learning Perspective

Theme-based Learning for Heightened Retention: An e-Learning Perspective

Theme-based Learning can be utilized to create a common thread of familiarity for all learners and build strong connections with the topics being taught. Theme based learning is a common approach in the K12 scenario – but the benefits for corporate training are also manifold. A theme is the existence of common ideas and topics across multiple contexts. By building relationships between topics, themes provide a common ground for understanding multiple topics in detail. This approach works very well when catering to a diverse learner group or learners who are new to the idea of technology-aided learning.

How a Culture of Learning Impacts Business Performance

How a Culture of Learning Impacts Business Performance

As research has already found, a culture of learning brought about by regular and relevant training can improve performance significantly. However, it can also attract and retain talent, integrate new and effective forms of technology as well as streamline and modernize internal operations.