Corporate eLearning Best Practices

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February 11, 2016

6 Tell-Tale Signs That Your Employees Are Ready For Online Training

There are times when corporate learners may be reluctant or wary about the idea of online training. There are instances when employees are ready and willing to get the corporate eLearning show on the road. In this article, I'll highlight the 6 tell-tale signs to look for that indicate your corporate audience are eager and excited for an online training program.
by Christopher Pappas
February 10, 2016

Online Training For The Healthcare Sector: 4 Benefits And 5 Tips For eLearning Professionals

Online training is an effective and cost-efficient resource in any field, but in the hands of health professionals it has the power to save lives and significantly improve quality of care. In this article, I’ll explore 4 benefits that online training can bring to the healthcare sector, and I’ll share 5 tips that can help you take your training strategy online.
by Christopher Pappas
February 9, 2016

How Neuro-Science Drives eLearning Effectiveness And Retention

Over the last several years, I’ve helped many companies evaluate game-based learning and gamification technology solutions. I noticed that vendors are beginning to market how their solutions leverage “brain science”, “neuro-science”, “micro-learning”, and other terms. These are popular buzzwords indeed! The problem is that many solution providers don’t go beyond the use of the buzzword. Where is the substance behind the buzzword in their solution? Let’s provide some substance behind neuro-science as it relates to learning and learners’ retention.
by Bryan Austin
February 7, 2016

The 5 Worst Fears Of Corporate eLearning Designers

Ghosts, spiders, the dentist's chair, these are all common fears that people deal with on a daily basis. Corporate eLearning Designers, on the other hand, have their very own set of terrors to contend with. In this article, I'll highlight the 5 worst fears of Corporate eLearning Designers.
by Christopher Pappas
February 1, 2016

5 Instructional Design Trends That Shaped Our Adult Learning Universe: Reflections From Obsidian Learning

As learning professionals, we often think of the types of learning that best fit different learning styles. One of these is reflective learning. Reflective learning is a way of allowing students to step back from their learning experience, reflect on it, think critically about it, and improve their future performance. So, at the crossroads between the years, I started reflecting on the lessons I learned in 2015, the experiences I had, and the wishes and expectations I have for 2016. On a personal level, I like doing a “year in review”. It gives me perspective and helps me set my goals. Why not professionally as well, then? So, what trends influenced our adult learning universe in 2015?
by Monica Savage
January 29, 2016

6 eLearning Best Practices

With the advent of eLearning the face of education as we know it has completely changed. Faster access to material, more sophisticated types of learning, and hands-on education are some of the advantages of eLearning. But behind each course, is a set of best practices that when followed leads to successful and engaging eLearning content. Let us take a look at 6 eLearning best practices.
by Shweta Iyer
January 28, 2016

Online Training Needs Analysis For Each Of The 5 Stages Of Employment

From new hires to seasoned veterans, the corporate workforce contains diverse employee groups. Knowing the distinction between them and how to meet their specific online training needs is essential. In this article, I will highlight the different online training needs for each of the 5 stages of employment, as this has a significant impact on your corporate online training design.
by Christopher Pappas
January 25, 2016

eLearning Best Practices For Digital Signage

Digital signage is a fairly new communication medium that evolved from corporate TV back in the seventies. This new communication technology really took off when the internet became popular and now anyone can run their own private communication channel. The main components of any modern digital signage system are: Hardware (TV and content playback device), Content Management Software (CMS), and an internet connection. Digital signage is commonly used for corporate communication, public information, and advertising. The skills required to deploy and use a digital signage network cover many disciplines, from creative to technical skills. However, as CMS products mature, we see more administrative personnel requiring training on these products.
by Maurice Doran