Corporate eLearning Best Practices

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April 6, 2014

Top 20 Guides for Setting Up an Internal App Store

After our inspiring and thought-provoking interview with Geoff Stead, we were left wondering about the significance of having an internal app store (also known as ‘Enterprise App Store’) within organizations. We have been doodling and dreaming about this fascinating proposition for quite some time. Now, as we are planning to set up an internal app store for our company to make this a better place to work for our employees, we set out on a journey to explore and learn more about this concept. Read on... 

by Ravi Pratap Singh
March 31, 2014

Corporate Training Tips: Designing for Global Audiences

In today’s global economy, we often find ourselves designing corporate training — be it e-learning, m-learning, or classroom (ILT) — for audiences around the world. Keeping some important considerations in mind during the design process will ensure your training delivers on its objectives, no matter where your audience is located.

by Cindy McCabe
March 31, 2014

The Evolving Role of Trainers in Corporate Learning

With the emergence of newer platforms of learning, the worth of one-to-one interactions in learning cannot be over-stated. The trainer plays a pivotal here – a role which is nevertheless evolving with the changing needs of the corporate learners. In the corporate scenario, the trainer now plays multiple roles to suit the needs of the modern workplace learner.

by Arunima Majumdar
March 27, 2014

4 Ways to Personalize Your Online Training

Online training has a bad—and incorrect—reputation for being impersonal, boring and lifeless. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Good online training can be personal and engaging. And it’s also full of life—in a recent survey, 72% of companies included said that e-Learning keeps them up-to-date with changes in their industry, which helps them remain competitive within their niche.
by Christie Wroten
March 21, 2014

Can Serious Games Spice Up Product Knowledge Training?

Product knowledge training has traditionally been difficult because of the large amounts of information learners must simply remember. Using serious games for learning and sound instructional design principles can vastly improve the amount of information adult learners can commit to long-term memory.

by Steven Boller
March 7, 2014

The One Skill You Need to Excel in Instructional Design

Instructional design is a multi-faceted discipline, and – let’s face it – a lot is asked of instructional designers (IDs). We need to have adult learning theory and learning models at our fingertips, be data detectives, sharp interviewers, and writers who can weave a story, not to mention detail-oriented, process-oriented, organized pros. Yet the one essential skill for IDs in corporate training and Learning and Development (L&D) is rarely taught in schools.  

by Kerri Simmons
February 27, 2014

Beyond the Office: Mobile Learning in the Workplace

For many people, work isn’t defined by a desk or office; their work requires them to be flexible and on the go. In addition, 60 percent of people believe they don’t have to be in an office to be productive, according to an international workplace study by Cisco. But what do we do about required department training?

by Christie Wroten