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August 10, 2015

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.
by Marisa Keramida (M.Ed.)
August 9, 2015

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.
by Asha Pandey
August 9, 2015

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.
by Jayme Jenkins
August 8, 2015

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.
by Marek Hyla
August 6, 2015

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.
by Christopher Pappas
August 3, 2015

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.
by Marisa Keramida (M.Ed.)
August 2, 2015

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.
by Richard Jones