Soft Skills

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The 4 Primary eLearning Leader Types

The 4 Primary eLearning Leader Types

To be an effective eLearning leader, you must be willing and able to understand the world possesses talents, which still remain undiscovered. In each organization, school, or learning environment (be it conventional or unconventional) there are individuals who are unaware of their true skills and abilities. As an eLearning leader it is your job to recognize this and to make your students or employees see their own true potential. You must keep them inspired, focused, and determined to gain as much as they can from the learning process. 

The Challenge of Teaching Soft Skills

The Challenge Of Teaching Soft Skills

It is easy to lecture on soft skills and then for students to pass a test showing that they have learned the material. But will behavior really change as a result of the lecture and testing? Do role plays result in behavioral change? Research shows that behavior changes at a minimum require repeated practice with extensive feedback. Simulation technology now offers the capability to go past traditional training and produce effective soft skills training.

Soft Skills Training that Actually Isn’t

Soft Skills Training that Actually Isn’t

Do you remember taking a “soft skills” training class earlier in your career? Perhaps a sales skills training course? A leadership communication skills class? I’m betting you spent the majority of your training time listening to an instructor, watching a few video segments and taking some notes. What percentage of the time in your class was focused on role plays or other behavioral learning activities that allowed you to practice the skills you were supposed to learn?