Corporate eLearning Best Practices

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September 18, 2014

Do Listening Styles Matter in Online Learning?

Communicating is all about what you say… Right? The skill of listening is often overlooked in discussions of communication styles and techniques. But without being able to listen—and recognize how your conversation partner prefers to listen—you are not truly communicating. Understanding the different listening styles can help you improve your e-Learning content too.
by Stephanie Ivec
September 17, 2014

Creating Context in Product eLearning Design

There have been numerous articles written about the importance of creating context in your e-Learning design. In this article I will show a few examples of how I successfully created context in e-Learning designed for clients using our payroll software. This approach has received rave reviews and the clients feel confident after this training – all the necessary ingredients for a winning recipe. It is a privilege to share my lessons learnt and I hope it is of great value to others!
by Celeste Mulder
September 16, 2014

eLearning Strategies: Creating Employee Development Training

In the competitive job-market today, organizations have to constantly strive to provide training and learning opportunities – not only to enhance their skills but also to provide opportunities for growth. The more an employee is ‘engaged’ in the workplace, the more he or she will be able to perform. Employee development trainings are important in the corporate scenario to help employees perform and extract the best out of their work environment.
by Arunima Majumdar
September 9, 2014

Dear Jo: “I’ve Just Been Handed the Training Department!” - Part One

Welcome to the first installment of Dear Jo! Meet Jo Coulson, a veteran of the learning industry—a highly respected leader on the client side and a dynamic program manager and consultant on the vendor side. Now she’s taking your corporate training questions and offering valuable insights based on years of experience. First up: You’ve been handed the training department… What do you do?
by Jo Coulson
September 8, 2014

How to Use The 5 "Moments of Need" Model In Corporate eLearning

In this article, I'll share how you can use the 5 “moments of need” to your advantage when designing eLearning courses and training events. Capitalizing on these “moments of need” when designing and developing your eLearning courses will help you to create deliverables that improve knowledge absorption and retention, which is the ultimate goal of any learning experience.
by Christopher Pappas
August 28, 2014

How and Why: Motivating Adult Learners

“I’m too old to be doing that.” “Technology is for those young college kids.” “I’m not in school anymore, so why do I need to take that online course?” Sound familiar? Adult learners can be reluctant to get started with e-Learning, but that doesn’t mean you can’t engage them. You just need a few tricks up your sleeve!
by Stephanie Ivec
August 21, 2014

3 Huge Online Training Failures to Avoid

Maybe your learners are complaining. Maybe they’re not even finishing your e-Learning course. Maybe your boss is annoyed that your learners are still making the same mistakes, their job performance hasn’t improved and it all points back to you.
by Christie Wroten