Corporate eLearning Best Practices

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3 Huge Online Training Failures to Avoid

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.

5 Tips to Boost Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

5 Tips to Boost Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

This article explores five simple tips for boosting engagement with online training, inspired by a recent session at LMS provider BlueVolt’s annual LEAP Ahead conference. This brief article explores principles of the cognitive science of virtual learning that are easy to implement into any new or existing elearning program.

Top 10 Tips on How to Use Avatars in eLearning

Top 10 Tips on How to Use Avatars in eLearning

In this article I'll share the top 10 tips that will help you to effectively use avatars in eLearning. So, if you're ready to motivate your learners and get them excited about eLearning deliverables, read on to find out how avatars can become an invaluable instructional aid in your next eLearning course.

Learning Supports Employee Engagement

Learning Supports Employee Engagement

We all know the importance of employee engagement. Forbes reports a 6% higher net profit margin for companies with an engaged workforce, and a five times higher shareholder return over five years than companies without an engaged workforce. As Human Resources and Learning and Development department plan an engagement program, the following factors and the Q12 questions should be taken into consideration.

Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning

Scripting the Success of Collaborative Learning

Corporate learners today are enthusiastic learners – as they view lifelong learning as the way to professional success. But even in the face of such enthusiasm, organizational learning can prove to be tedious and boring. Through workplace collaborations, learning can both be enjoyable as well as impactful. That’s good news for Learners as well as Training Managers – a true win-win for all!

4 Steps to Designing an Effective Online Training Program

4 Steps to Designing an Effective Online Training Program

There's got to be a secret right? We all know that a good online training program is vital to a company's long-term success. It's like a steak dinner. You have to start with quality cuts of meat, or your meal isn't going to end up as delectable as you'd hoped. Similarly, if you don’t start with a good training program, your employees won’t develop the skills and knowledge they need.

Best practices in Learning and Development

Best Practices in Learning and Development

Studies in the US have shown that organizations that adopt eLearning experience cost savings of around 21% and also save learners’ study time. At the same time there is increased effectiveness and productivity – they see a 32% increase in the time between training and that training being implemented on-the-job. Unfortunately however between 50% and 80% of all L&D activities are what’s referred to as “scrap learning” because the lessons from that learning are never actually applied on-the-job. That amounts to a substantial waste of Learning and Development budget! So how does an organization provide L&D but do it well?