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3 Benefits Of Integrating eLearning Into Knowledge Dissemination

3 Benefits Of Integrating eLearning Into Knowledge Dissemination

With the advent of MOOCs and other online courses, eLearning principles and tools have clearly been integrated into higher education. However, eLearning has another role to play in academia – as a method of disseminating research results. This article will describe 3 specific benefits of integrating eLearning into knowledge dissemination, meaning using eLearning to communicate the results of research studies for the purposes of moving knowledge into action.

Training Videos: Lights, Camera, Action... Let’s Review!

Training Videos: Lights, Camera, Action... Let’s Review!

Recently I was given the task of revising one of our older training programs. It was your generic, synchronous eLearning program talking about professionalism in the workplace; not a lot of interactivity or graphics in it, but it got the job done. In addition to adding colorful backgrounds and activities to the program, I decided to add a video to the end of the program that would allow the employees to review everything they had just learned in a fun, visual format. What follows is an example of how training videos help with reviewing training material and enhance the corporate learning experience.

eLearning In Leadership Training And Development: Out Of The Xbox, Into The Office

eLearning In Leadership Training And Development: Out Of The Xbox, Into The Office

Boredom is a killer. It’s a serial killer. Boredom’s gang includes other criminal elements such as Apathy, Cynicism, and Resignation. Victims include Enthusiasm, Innovation, and Creativity. And one of the greatest casualties is Leadership. Boredom afflicts many training programs today. Mostly, we’re either too nice (or too scared) to speak up. And typically, that which goes unspoken goes unnoticed and unchanged. So we invite you to ask yourself a potentially uncomfortable question: When it comes to training and development of your leaders, are your learners engaged and interested? Or are they bored?

Keeping It Zen: Dealing With Different Personalities In Your Learning And Development Project Teams

Keeping It Zen: Dealing With Different Personalities In Your Learning And Development Project Teams

Similar to any project teams, Learning and Development project teams are made up of unique individuals, which can result in hot beds for all sorts of behavior and conflict. More often than not, teamwork can get disrupted by personalities. It’s important to identify trends in your team to help develop your strategy for managing from things to meetings milestones.

Compliance Simplified: Using Creative Instructional Design Approaches To Instill The Spirit Of “Why Comply”

Compliance Simplified: Using Creative Instructional Design Approaches To Instill The Spirit Of “Why Comply”

“Compliance” is a buzzword used by governments, regulators, and employers for the process of following rules. Compliance rules are in place either to protect business and markets, or to protect individuals by guiding them on how to follow regulations. However, rules can be misunderstood. Therefore, the challenge shifts to identifying what more must be done to ensure that the employers and the employees do comply with regulations.

5 Ways eLearning Benefits Non-Profit Organizations

5 Ways eLearning Benefits Non-Profit Organizations

Technology has seeped in to the development sector and it is helping most far-flung organizations in the sector connect and collaborate more with their peers. Though training budgets are limited, technology-aided learning solutions can be designed as per the needs of the Development sector to reap a number of evident, short term benefits, as well as some not-so-evident, long term benefits.