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The Pedagogy Behind MOOCs: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

The Pedagogy Behind MOOCs: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

What are the peculiarities of designing an online course that addresses to such a big audience? What does it mean in terms of instructional design? And is there an ideal pedagogy behind MOOCs? In this article, I’ll explain the peculiarities of an instructional design for “massive” learning, the different pedagogical approaches behind xMOOCs and cMOOCs, and I’ll show you how to motivate your learners in order to maximize the effectiveness of your MOOC courses and minimize dropout rates.

5 Innovative Training Strategies For Insurance That Work

5 Innovative Training Strategies For Insurance That Work

In today’s environment of economic volatility, increasing calamities (natural and man-made) and changing global dynamics, the Insurance sector needs to adopt training approaches that will help them equip their employees to manage these variables successfully. While the Insurance sector continues to grow, the Learning and Development professionals in this sector have challenges of addressing the external variables as well challenges that are intrinsic to the industry. In this article I will outline 5 of our innovative training strategies that have helped our customers in Insurance meet these challenges.

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your eLearning Tools

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your eLearning Tools

Many companies have started to adopt eLearning as a primary training technique because it has proven to be as successful as conventional training, but at a much lower cost. In this article I will share 3 ways to optimize your eLearning courses by taking advantage of your eLearning tools.

The Hidden Cost Of eLearning Consumption

The Hidden Cost Of eLearning Consumption

When we buy an eLearning course we take into account development costs or costs related to various quality parameters. We forget, however, that such a course generates additional costs after implementation. Let's take a look at one of them; the hidden cost of eLearning consumption.

7 Tips For Effective Online Compliance Training

7 Tips For Effective Online Compliance Training

Adherence to your organization’s laws and regulations is vital; however, successful online compliance training programs are rather rare. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips to create effective online compliance training courses in order to make sure that your employees understand the rules, no matter how complex they are, and they protect your company’s most valuable asset: its reputation.

What Is Wrong With MOOCs? Key Issues To Consider Before Launching Your First MOOC

What Is Wrong With MOOCs? Key Issues To Consider Before Launching Your First MOOC

Despite the extensive critique they have received since they first appeared back in 2008, without any doubt, MOOCs consist today the latest trend in online learning. As MOOC initials stand for Massive Open Online Courses, by definition, they raise some key issues for which eLearning professionals who want to keep up-to-date with latest trends in the field may need further clarification. In this article, I’ll discuss these key definition issues, I’ll explain why MOOCs have not received the expected attention up to present, and I’ll highlight the critiques they have received as important factors to consider before launching your first MOOC course.

Top 5 Tips For Online Facilitators

Top 5 Tips For Online Facilitators

One of the biggest mistakes that can be made is to think about online facilitation as an extension of face to face teaching. It isn’t. Here are 5 tips for online facilitators that may help you think a little more about how your course will run and where it might not meet your expectations.

Trust And Online Training As A Two Way Street

Trust And Online Training As A Two Way Street

You and a partner face the same direction, one person behind the other. Your arms are crossed, and your eyes are closed. You begin to lean on your heels and eventually fall backwards, hoping the person behind you likes you enough to catch you before your head hits the ground. You’ve played this game before. It’s a trust test. But that trust has to be established before testing. When a new kid on the block enters corporate America or takes on new responsibilities in their role, building trust starts in online training. In this article I will explore the relationship between trust and online training and suggest 3 ways to make it stronger.

Active Learning In Online Training: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Active Learning In Online Training: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Active learning is one of the most effective ways of learning indeed, but creating an online active learning environment requires careful attention. In this article, I’ll explain what active learning is, what are its best practices, and most importantly, how to integrate it into your online training course in order to increase your employees’ engagement, motivation, and performance levels.