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5 Tips To Use Cinemagraphs In eLearning

5 Tips To Use Cinemagraphs In eLearning

When a video is too much and a static image falls short, it is time to tap into the interactive and emotionally-gripping power of a cinemagraph. In this article, I will share the basics of eLearning cinemagraphs, and explore how you can use them in your next eLearning course to make it more effective and engaging.

Utilizing Open Educational Resources To Advance Online Learning In Sub-Saharan Africa

Utilizing Open Educational Resources To Advance Online Learning In Sub-Saharan Africa

In many schools and institutions of higher learning across Sub-Saharan Africa students lack access to quality academic resources and teachers also lack access to teaching resources. Open Educational Resources (OER) are the ideal tool to leverage on the affordances of technology and the insights of online learning to reduce the inequalities in the Sub-Saharan African countries’ education systems.

Calculating Training ROI: Just Tick The Training Box

Calculating ROI: Just Tick The Training Box

Too often with IT projects a great deal of work is put into the business case to get the initiative off the ground. However, as the project progresses and time pressures impact, too often training is either not thought about in respect of the implementation or it is executed poorly. IT teams need to engage with training experts early, in order to get innovative input to how training can be delivered both at project launch and supported as the platform moves into an operational BAU mode.

How To Measure The ROI Of Online Training?

How To Measure The ROI Of Online Training?

Today, most organizations use eLearning as a significant part of their training delivery. As traditional eLearning moves towards mobile learning or mLearning and provides learners the flexibility to learn on the device of their choice (notably tablets and smartphones), the eLearning adoption is gaining further momentum. eLearning and mobile learning provide several benefits to organizations. However, the focus is now shifting to determining its impact and the Return On Investment or ROI of online training.

Succession Planning: Keys To Successful Outcomes

Succession Planning: Keys To Successful Outcomes

Succession planning is a systematic effort by an organization or agency to ensure leadership continuity in critical positions. It is a proactive practice that helps to identify and develop leaders for key positions. In this article, we will briefly cover the succession planning process as well as some of the options for succession planning. We will also discuss transparency and the pros and cons of being transparent about your succession plan.

2 Effective Icebreaker Activity Examples

2 Effective Icebreaker Activity Examples

The purpose of this article was to plan and outline 2 thoroughly thought out online literacy icebreaker activity examples, reflecting on the criteria used in the design process, while also providing a rationale for its effectiveness. Appropriately framing a lesson with an icebreaker activity is a useful technique in establishing context in which new learning will take place. The initial experiences students have with any course establish the tone for future tasks. Learner reactions to these icebreaker activity tasks can often indicate quickly those who will be successful and those who may struggle.

How Better Learning Content Management Makes A Good Business Sense: An Insight

How Better Learning Content Management Makes A Good Business Sense: An Insight

While the benefits of effective workplace learning are many, the deficiencies that the organization faces as a result of poor learning efforts has a direct impact on business objectives as well and one of the prime reasons behind it is lack of learning content management. To build the case for eLearning and, hence, technology-aided platforms of learning, the fallacies of poor learning content management have to be clearly understood as well.

4 Tips To Develop Soft Skill Courses For Corporate eLearning

4 Tips To Develop Soft Skill Courses For Corporate eLearning

Soft skills may not help a learner perform a specific task or master a job-related topic. However, they are an invaluable part of the learning process. In this article, I'll offer insight on how to build soft skills courses for corporate eLearning, and highlight the top 4 skill sets that learners need in the modern workplace.

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