eLearning Articles

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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
December 16, 2015

6 Tips To Create Online Onboarding Training Experiences That Stick

Printing out the job description is certainly not an effective onboarding method. Online onboarding training, when done right, can play a critical role in offering valuable support for your new employees, as it can truly enhance the onboarding process and ensure that your newly hired staff gets the right sense of direction and purpose. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to help you create online onboarding training experiences that stick and ensure that your new employees are thrilled to join your company.
by Christopher Pappas
December 16, 2015

Getting Prepped For The Next Generation Of Employees

What happens when you get a group of 15 and 16 year-olds in one room and ask them how they learn? Learning and Development professionals have bent over backwards to deliver the learning environment that Millennials demand, but as the next generation of post-Millennials make their way into the workforce, what’s next? What is the next generation of employees?
by John Helmer
December 16, 2015

eLearning In Egypt: Will eLearning Be The Optimum Solution For Egypt's Educational System?

In today’s challenges that Egypt is facing generally and in its educational system specifically, it is highly essential to highlight some of the segment’s challenges and whether eLearning will be a helpful approach to overcome them or not; especially under the global and local economic tights. In this article and later ones, I will be highlighting some of the challenges of implementing eLearning in Egypt and I will also be mapping them with eLearning concepts to be overcome.
by Haitham Khedr
December 15, 2015

6 Strategies To Promote Upskilling In Corporate eLearning

Skills are one of the most valuable assets in the modern workplace. They cannot only make an organization more profitable and productive, but also lead to greater advancement opportunities for employees. In this article, I’ll share what eLearning professionals need to know about upskilling in corporate eLearning.
by Fionnuala Courtney
December 13, 2015

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.
by Adam Gavarkovs
December 13, 2015

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.
by Melissa Dougherty