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Adult Learning In 15 Years

Adult Learning In 15 Years

When there is danger, what do we do? Panic? Education and training are critical to decision-making and to our survival. 2030 is only 15 years into the future. Yet there are solid reasons to believe that adult learning experiences will be transformed within that time frame.

Learning Communities As A Vital eLearning Component

Learning Communities As A Vital eLearning Component

People are social animals. In every single day, in relation to various professional or non-professional activities, we enter to and exit from various communities. Sometimes such a community lives for a very short time, like 10 or 15 minutes (eg. group of people waiting to the dentist). Sometimes, however, we become members of communities of much longer time of living and of much bigger learning power. These are the learning communities.

Why Blended Learning Is Different Than Combining eLearning With Workshops

Blended Learning ≠ eLearning Course + Workshop

Blended learning could be a very powerful approach to building competencies. I see, however, a major problem - many of educators still understand it as a simple conglomerate of an eLearning course, used as a pre-work or post-work, with traditional training. In this post I will discuss this issue and present an example of an excellent blended learning process.

Humanitarian eLearning: Helping Humanitarian Organizations Save Lives

Humanitarian eLearning: Helping Humanitarian Organizations Save Lives

Does eLearning have a crucial role to play in humanitarian organizations? The World Health organization (WHO) seems to think so. Earlier this year, the WHO published a report stating that eLearning could be the key to solving the current global shortfall of 7.2 million healthcare workers, particularly in developing countries where the need for healthcare workers is the greatest. But healthcare is just one very specific area where eLearning can further humanitarian causes – what else does humanitarian eLearning have to offer?

Is eLearning Ageist?

Is eLearning Ageist?

We live in a world where being young is seen as a positive bonus in itself and seems to be a prerequisite for entry to, and advancement in, many industries today. This is particularly true in computer and hi tech industries, but is rapidly spreading to other traditional industries too. While the world is in a tizzy spin trying to “catch ‘em young”, I wonder about the eLearning Industry’s take on catering to the not-so-young.

7 Tips To Expand Your eLearning Participation Rates

7 Tips To Expand Your eLearning Participation Rates

So your latest eLearning course has been released to the organization amid much anticipation and excitement. All of the time and energy that went into developing this new training will now finally begin to pay dividends. However, the hoped-for participation and interest on the part of the workforce just never materialized. What went wrong? Is the course too long? Is it too difficult? Maybe our research into the type of training the employees want was off. Whatever the explanation, this is often the fate of new eLearning initiatives. But it doesn’t have to be. Check 7 ways in which you can expand your eLearning participation rates.

The Problem With Modular Learning And 3 Easy Ways To Fix It

The Problem With Modular Learning And 3 Easy Ways To Fix It

While advantageous in theory, self-paced learning modules, or modular learning, can actually hinder your organization’s learning and performance if not executed effectively. This article provides 3 ways to fix the problem with learning modules and create reusable, multipurpose lessons that will provide more bang for your buck.

Using eLearning As A Tool For Learning And Development Success

Using eLearning As A Tool For Learning And Development Success

In the present scenario, a wave of new eLearning tools has helped Learning and Development professionals avoid repetitive classroom training. Instead of standing in a conference room full of employees each quarter, trainers can now present the curriculum via online video presentations and interactive eLearning, and check for comprehension with interactive quizzes and games. In this article I will show you 7 areas in which you can use eLearning as a tool to achieve Learning and Development success.