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The Pedagogy Behind MOOCs: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

The Pedagogy Behind MOOCs: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

What are the peculiarities of designing an online course that addresses to such a big audience? What does it mean in terms of instructional design? And is there an ideal pedagogy behind MOOCs? In this article, I’ll explain the peculiarities of an instructional design for “massive” learning, the different pedagogical approaches behind xMOOCs and cMOOCs, and I’ll show you how to motivate your learners in order to maximize the effectiveness of your MOOC courses and minimize dropout rates.

5 Innovative Training Strategies For Insurance That Work

5 Innovative Training Strategies For Insurance That Work

In today’s environment of economic volatility, increasing calamities (natural and man-made) and changing global dynamics, the Insurance sector needs to adopt training approaches that will help them equip their employees to manage these variables successfully. While the Insurance sector continues to grow, the Learning and Development professionals in this sector have challenges of addressing the external variables as well challenges that are intrinsic to the industry. In this article I will outline 5 of our innovative training strategies that have helped our customers in Insurance meet these challenges.

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your eLearning Tools

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your eLearning Tools

Many companies have started to adopt eLearning as a primary training technique because it has proven to be as successful as conventional training, but at a much lower cost. In this article I will share 3 ways to optimize your eLearning courses by taking advantage of your eLearning tools.

The Hidden Cost Of eLearning Consumption

The Hidden Cost Of eLearning Consumption

When we buy an eLearning course we take into account development costs or costs related to various quality parameters. We forget, however, that such a course generates additional costs after implementation. Let's take a look at one of them; the hidden cost of eLearning consumption.

Open-Ended Questions In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Open-Ended Questions In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Open-ended questions prompt learners to explore their thoughts, feelings, and opinions while testing their comprehension. They don’t have the limitations of closed-ended questions and encourage learners to delve deeper into a topic by using their critical thinking skills and creativity. In this article, I’ll explain the difference between open-ended questions and open-ended statements, and I’ll share 6 tips on how to use open-ended questions in eLearning.

7 Tips For Effective Online Compliance Training

7 Tips For Effective Online Compliance Training

Adherence to your organization’s laws and regulations is vital; however, successful online compliance training programs are rather rare. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to create effective online compliance training courses in order to make sure that your employees understand the rules, no matter how complex they are, and they protect your company’s most valuable asset: its reputation.