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June 18, 2015

Why Cross-Training Employees Makes Sense

Cross-training is becoming trendy; more and more businesses find themselves having to respond quickly to customer service requests, and they need the flexibility to accept them and handle them professionally, if they are to survive.
by Roz Bahrami
June 14, 2015

8 Tips To Create A Successful Employee Online Training Orientation Program

How can you make your new employees feel welcome, inspired, and proud to be starting a career in your company? In this article, I’ll share 8 top tips to create a successful employee online training orientation program in order to help you not only fully cover all important issues and considerations during the orientation process, but also make your newly hired staff feel lucky they work for your organization.
by Christopher Pappas
June 9, 2015

8 Things eLearning Designers Should Learn From Trainers

eLearning courses used to be considered as a self-learning, formal, static way of building competencies. Their users are expected to learn in minimum time, whereas boring page-turners are not very rare among eLearning offers. On the other hand, trainees are invited from time to time to dynamic, engaging workshops, which provide them with in-depth experiences and heavily influence their minds. Let's discuss which methods used by “traditional” trainers should be taken into account while designing eLearning courses, in order to bring them as close as possible to vivid and effective learning experiences.
by Marek Hyla
June 7, 2015

Using Whiteboard Animation For Training And eLearning

Most Institutes and organizations are still using the board (white/black) techniques to teach their students/learners. Whiteboard animation is the concept of teaching the learners digitally while maintaining engagement. This mode can be altered with some interactivities and voice-overs. Whiteboard animations can play a huge role in eLearning industry when using proper delivery methods. With an effective script and storyboarding it can also be used to create better engagement for eLearning.
by Soni Amit K
May 28, 2015

Intrinsic Motivation In Online Training

Looking for ways to boost knowledge retention and employee participation? In this article, I’ll delve into the basics of intrinsic motivation, one of the most powerful human drives; a fascinating stimulus that is able to convert any online training course into a rewarding and amazingly fulfilling online experience. I will also share 6 tips on how to develop online training activities that will intrinsically motivate your employees.
by Christopher Pappas
May 25, 2015

Moving Towards Corporate Online Learning Success: Some Proven Strategies

Many corporate online learning initiatives often fail to make the anticipated impact - which is a waste of time as well as effort of learners and furthermore, a waste of organizational funds as well. Digging into the reasons why an online learning initiative fails, the two main culprits are Learners’ apathy towards learning and Lack of Organizational support. Improving these factors can increase the effectiveness of training monumentally.
by Arunima Majumdar
May 24, 2015

Extrinsic Motivation In Online Training

To create an engaging online training experience, you must deeply understand how motivation works. In this article, I’ll share the basics of extrinsic motivation in online training and share 5 tips that can help you add extrinsic motivation elements in your online training course.
by Christopher Pappas
May 18, 2015

Online Induction Training - Because First Impressions Count!

Did you know that most people decide how long they will stay in their job within the first week of employment? Successful induction courses are your chance to show new employees what makes your company tick and pave the way for an easy, enjoyable, and productive integration. Here we look at the advantages of taking your company induction course online!
by Ruby Spencer, CTDP
May 14, 2015

eLearning Insights: “Do You Really Need eLearning?”

In today's IT era many organizations and institutions are using eLearning because it can be as effective as traditional training but at a lower cost. Developing eLearning is more expensive than preparing classroom materials and training the trainers, especially if multimedia or highly interactive methods are used. However, delivery costs for eLearning (including costs of web servers and technical support) are considerably lower than those for classroom facilities, instructor time, participants’ travel and job time lost to attend classroom sessions.
by Soni Amit K
May 13, 2015

Building Motivation And Feedback With Gamification

Every year millions of Americans tune in to watch the Super Bowl, with a record-breaking 114 million watching in 2015. This year’s game was one of the best in Super Bowl history (can we never relive 2014, please?) and the excitement was in part because of the contrast between the two teams’ ball handling. The Patriots set a record with 37 completions by Tom Brady. The Seahawks had only one-third as many completions, and then likely lost the game after an intercepted forward pass through from the one-yard line.
by Jayme Jenkins