Soft Skills

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June 23, 2019

Teaching Empathy In An Online Class

This article presents empathy as a learnable skill that is the foundation of strong communication, collaboration, leadership, and relationship-building. Learn why designers and educators should embed lessons in empathy in their courses, and how to teach empathy effectively online.
by Vallarie Josephine Sevilla
June 20, 2019

What Is Soft Skills Training And Why Is It So Important?

Want to improve your employee’s soft skills? The most effective way to do so is through game-based training. Games provide a fun and safe environment to learn, practice, fail, and ultimately master critical skills. But not all games are created equal. This article outlines a variety of solutions.
by Stephen Baer
June 2, 2019

Just Right: Rethinking The How And Why Of Technology Training (Revised)

Technology training for students and teachers in K-12 settings is often akin to the difficulties encountered by Goldilocks as she attempted to make herself comfortable in the Three Bears' home. Some types of technology training are "too long" and others "too short". The challenge is how to provide teachers with technology professional development that is as "just right" as possible.
by Mary Burns
May 27, 2019 | Sponsored

5 Things To Do After A Skills Gap Analysis

Skills gap analysis has become one of the most prized tools by companies today. Why? Because its process provides insights into why and how employee skills gaps exist. The real business benefits, though, come with the application of those insights to training and recruitment in the workplace.
by Nikos Andriotis