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17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

The introduction of learning technology and the changing workplace recently increased the importance of adult learning. However, there comes the problem of motivating adult learners. There are a few things that stand in the way to motivating adults to start learning.

What The Training Business Can Learn From Amanda Palmer

What The Training Business Can Learn From Amanda Palmer

Empowered by Amanda Palmer's outlook, can you change your behavior to be more learner-centric? Can you use these simple principles to connect more effectively with both your clients and your learners? Will you be able to serve as a reliable, trusted connector to provide your learners additional opportunities to learn, explore and increase their performance, all without knowing that they've been "trained?"

Harvard Researchers: Frequent Tests Increase Retention In Online Learning

Harvard Researchers: Frequent Tests Increase Retention In Online Learning

It's easy to get distracted--especially when you're in the midst of an online training course that shows no signs of ending. While most of us can agree on the utility of web-delivered training, we must also face the reality that even the most well-intentioned of learners, when left to their own devices, can be distracted by a sudden beep on their tablet or a buzz of their smartphone.

How To Use Analogies In eLearning

How To Use Analogies In eLearning

Analogies play an important role in the learning process, yet very few eLearning courses use analogies to help learners grasp new information. Would you like to know how to use Analogies in eLearning?

Soft Skills Training that Actually Isn’t

Soft Skills Training that Actually Isn’t

Do you remember taking a “soft skills” training class earlier in your career? Perhaps a sales skills training course? A leadership communication skills class? I’m betting you spent the majority of your training time listening to an instructor, watching a few video segments and taking some notes. What percentage of the time in your class was focused on role plays or other behavioral learning activities that allowed you to practice the skills you were supposed to learn?

Autism Awareness Month: Talking Social Stories

Autism Awareness Month: Talking Social Stories

Social stories, sometimes called visual scripts, are stories that describe with words and pictures different activities or events that happen in life in a step by step detailed way. They were devised as a tool to help individuals within the autism spectrum to better understand situations and nuances of interpersonal communication so that they could interact in an effective and appropriate manner.