Baby Boomers

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April 6, 2016

Millennials vs Baby Boomers: 4+4 Tips To Treat Different Age Groups In eLearning

Millennials were born during the rise of the digital revolution, while baby boomers grew up in a world mending itself after a lengthy war. Though they are different in a myriad of ways, they both have a thirst for knowledge, and eLearning is often their go-to solution to quench it. In this article, I’ll delve into both generations, so that you can create multigenerational eLearning courses.
by Christopher Pappas
March 17, 2016

7 Tips To Motivate Baby Boomers In eLearning

Motivation is what prompts us to do better, to learn more, and to take strides toward our goals. This makes it a powerful tool in online learning environments, which is why we must identify the motivational factors for one of the largest learning generations – baby boomers. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to motivate baby boomer learners and give them an eLearning experience they’ll never forget.
by Christopher Pappas
November 5, 2015

Why eLearning Is For Every Generation

Have you ever noticed how often the media portrays Baby Boomers as technological idiots? It’s common for movies and TV shows to depict the generation born between 1946 and 1964 as utterly clueless when it comes to operating smart phones and laptops. Of course, those in the business world know that this is, for the most part, inaccurate. Some individuals sincerely dislike using technology and wish the pen-and-paper days would magically reappear. However, most people in the working world, no matter if they are Baby Boomers, Millennials, or from Generation X, find technology to be helpful and necessary to getting work done. This is especially true of eLearning technology.
by Jeffrey Roth
October 21, 2015

8 Tips To Engage And Inspire Baby Boomers In eLearning

Baby boomers weren’t raised with computers on their laps and mobile gadgets at their fingertips. As such, teaching these mature learners presents its own set of challenges. Thankfully, there are some tips that can help you create motivational, inspiring, and engaging eLearning experiences for your baby boomer audience.
by Christopher Pappas