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December 23, 2015

Insights On Insight (And The True Nature Of Neurolearning)

It was author and education expert John Dewey who said “We do not learn from experience… We learn from reflecting on experience”. Dewey probably didn’t know it at the time, but his ideas were firmly rooted not only in human nature, but also neurology. Today, we know much more about the brain and the way it adapts and learns; proving what may seem like an old-fashioned theory right. What follows are some thoughts on the true nature of neurolearning.
by Andrew Fayad
December 23, 2015

The Learner’s Perspective On eLearning: How Do Learners Evaluate Technology-Aided Learning?

Most learners perceive eLearning very positively; this is how they would prefer to learn in the future. However, they also draw attention to the importance of the human dimension of eLearning, which is as important as its technological aspect. In this article I will explain why the learner’s perspective on is one of the most crucial factors in determining the success of the learning endeavor.
by Arunima Majumdar
December 21, 2015

Stop With “The Future Of Learning” Already

I see articles every week that have “the future of learning” in them. It may be gamification, micro-learning, social learning, device agnostic content, learning paths, etc. I believe that none of these are the future of learning, because within an organizational context, there are really three different goals we are trying to achieve - often simultaneously.
by Bill Bruck, Ph.D.
December 21, 2015

6 Tell-Tale Signs That Your eLearning Assessments May Be Missing The Mark

The only way to know if your eLearning strategy is truly effective is identifying whether your learners have actually acquired and retained the necessary skills and knowledge. While interviews and surveys can offer a glimpse into the minds of your audience, an eLearning assessment gives you the complete picture. In this article, I’ll share 5 indications to determine if your eLearning assessments are right on target or missing the mark.
by Christopher Pappas
December 19, 2015

Asynchronous Learning Advantages And Disadvantages In Corporate Training

Online training in an asynchronous online environment means that the full responsibility of learning falls on the shoulders of employees; they are the ones who have maximum control over how, when, and where learning happens. But is learning at one’s own pace the ideal online training experience? In this article, I'll share 5 advantages and 5 disadvantages of asynchronous learning so that you will be able to determine whether your audience would benefit from this learning method or not.
by Christopher Pappas
December 18, 2015

10 Blended Learning Best Practices For Effective Corporate Training

What are the tips to succeed and the mistakes you absolutely need to avoid when following a blended learning approach? In this article, I’ll share 10 dos and don’ts to keep in mind when designing your blended learning corporate training strategy, so you can make sure that your blended learning course offers the best out of both classroom and online training to your corporate audience.
by Christopher Pappas
December 18, 2015

Use Live Polling For More Effective eLearning Icebreakers

Ahh, human interaction. After thousands of years, we still haven’t quite figured it out. Luckily, some genius –Edison, probably– invented the icebreaker to help us overcome our initial awkwardness and get to business. Here are 4 effective eLearning icebreakers you can implement by using live polling apps.
by Rob Boone
December 17, 2015

Top 5 Compliance Online Training Best Practices

Compliance training is the key priority of all organizations, but which is the best way to turn this boring procedure to an exciting online training experience? In this article, I’ll share the 5 compliance online training best practices to create compliance online training courses that enable your employees to avoid costly errors, make the right decisions, and respond to an improved workplace culture.
by Christopher Pappas