The Neuroscience of How E-Learning Blends Into Our Brain
DECEMBER 16, 2016
There is a reason why 77 percent of American companies offer online corporate training to improve the job skills and professional development of their employees. employees elearning self-paced learning employee engagement
7 Ways to Improve Engagement with E-Learning
DECEMBER 9, 2016
The old adage in business that “if you build it they will come” doesn't necessarily apply to e-learning courses. employees Corporate Training elearning employee engagement
Multigenerational Leadership: The Key to Teamwork
JANUARY 6, 2017
Today’s multigenerational workforce includes employees between the ages of 18-80 years. Some employees are only starting their careers while others are approaching their retirement.
How to Facilitate Unforgettable Online Learning
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Studies show that brain cells interact while learning and creating memories. Learning and development professionals can create course content that promotes cell connectivity by understanding how the brain collects and stores information. online learning employee engagement learning
Building a Business Case for Customer Training
Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.
Characteristics of an Effective Mentor
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
In the last post, we discussed the importance of mentorship. Key points were raised to give you something to think about as you decide if working with a mentor is the right approach for your career path. The value of mentorship has been proven time and time again.
10 Rules to Create a Visually Appealing eLearning Course
JANUARY 3, 2017
How do babies learn when they are first born? They use their senses. Adults depend on senses less than babies do for learning, but heavily rely on them for memory. Create content that appeals to the senses to help learners retain more information.
4 Tips for Effective Distance Leadership
JANUARY 19, 2017
Collaboration among employees is key to a cohesive workforce. It is critical to enforce teamwork in order to successfully achieve a mutual goal. The impact of effective leadership requires particular gravity in the age of globalization.
eLearning Trends: Outlook for 2017 Puts a Focus on Accessibility, Analytics and Adaptability
JANUARY 4, 2017
According to IBIS Capital, the outlook for eLearning in 2017 is bright. The firm reports that the global eLearning market will grow to $255 billion in 2017. What will fuel this growth?
Take Charge of your eLearning environment
Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.
The Importance of Mentorship in a Millennial-Dominated Workforce
JANUARY 26, 2017
The importance of mentorship can be traced back to ancient civilizations. Throughout the ages, younger generations have successfully leveraged the knowledge possessed by more experienced, and often-times older, influencers.
The Importance of Developing a Learning Culture in Enterprise Organizations
JANUARY 9, 2017
As organizations continue to adopt a digitalized blended learning approach, it is more important than ever to invest and establish a culture of learning in order to be successful. Values, goals and more importantly, employees define a strong corporate culture.
The Popularity of Personalized Learning
JANUARY 5, 2017
As far back as seven years ago, Gene Willhoit, executive director of the U.S. Council of Chief State School Officers, predicted that the children of tomorrow would no longer be served well by what he termed assembly-line education that became popular in the industrial age.
Effective Leadership in the New Year
DECEMBER 30, 2016
With the New Year right around the corner, this is often the time for self-reflection. What have we accomplished this year and what do we hope to accomplish in the next? We find ourselves thinking of the type of person we were and more mindful of the person we want to be.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.
Flow Theory: Captivate Learner Attention With Online Training
JANUARY 17, 2017
Deep concentration puts people in a state of calm while immersed in a learning activity that is so engaging that time is forgotten. Research shows that early online training curricula often transmits information ineffectively without factoring the psychology of cognitive flow.
The Neuroscience Behind Effective Leadership
DECEMBER 23, 2016
Why we do the things we do is a question that can be constantly analyzed. Effective leaders are visionaries who have the ability to influence and inspire others to achieve a common goal.
Effective Ways to Develop a Learning Culture in Enterprise Organizations
JANUARY 13, 2017
Successful organizations make it a priority to cultivate a culture of learning and nurture their employees’ full potential.
Global Trends: The Driving Forces of Corporate Training
DECEMBER 19, 2016
With the holidays right around the corner, spare time provides room for reflection not only on gift lists and vacation plans, but also to focus on today’s acute topics in the working environment. The global trends are clear.
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.
Defining Customer Success
JANUARY 27, 2017
Your customers have in mind their reason for reaching out to your company well before they boot up their computer, take their smartphone out of their pocket, stop by your store, engage Google Home or Alexa or pick up the phone.
E-Learning: Key to Effective Onboarding
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Most people remember their first day in a new workplace. Without a carefully elaborated onboarding process and approach, the first day can lead to frustration, if not despair. employees Corporate Training elearning alignment blended learning onboarding employee engagement
Soft Skills Training in eLearning
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Successful organizations understand the importance of soft skills training when developing millennial leaders. Soft skills including communication, problem solving, teamwork, negotiating and organization are key to effective leadership development among all generations within the workforce.
7 Mobile Apps That Will Make Your Employees More Productive
JANUARY 30, 2017
The trouble with the deluge of mobile apps available in the marketplace is selecting the ones that your employees will really use, not the ones that are necessarily the most intriguing or complicated. employees mobile mobile apps
[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development
Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.
Knowing Your Audience: Training Your Employees
DECEMBER 1, 2016
Not Everyone is Just Like You. employees Training Corporate Training employee training employee engagement
How to Design an Effective E-Learning Course
DECEMBER 2, 2016
Most companies and organizations have created manuals and learning materials in the print format over the years. employees Training employee training elearning employee engagement
Maximize Learning With the ABCs of the Socratic Method
JANUARY 10, 2017
Instruct by asking questions and not lecturing. Answer questions with a question. At first this sounds like a simple corporate learning strategy. However, as you try to implement the Socratic style, you may find it quite daunting.
Driving Engagement With a Clear Purpose
DECEMBER 20, 2016
What is the End Goal? The principles of adult learning are founded on the notion that as we age, having a purpose behind learning becomes much more important. When we’re young, we are more likely to accept that the future may yield an unforeseeable need for the information we’re absorbing.
The complete eLearning journey
As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?
Leverage E-Learning Through Storyboarding
DECEMBER 27, 2016
In many cases, it turns out that even the brightest ideas for an e-learning course may not be effective without a detailed map.
Building Trust in Leadership Development
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
When is the last time you lost trust in an individual? Think back to that moment and try to recall what you were thinking or feeling. I am sure you can vividly remember what the person did or said that caused you to lose that trust. Try to keep that feeling present as you continue to read on.
Effective Training Inspires Customer Loyalty
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
We know that online training leads to more educated and engaged clients. And we know that clients that are educated and engaged are more loyal customers. Customer training is important because loyal customers are highly valuable.
The Driving Forces of Corporate Training in Europe
DECEMBER 21, 2016
The first part of this blog series discussed the driving forces shaping the demand for corporate training within the U.S. and around the world. This blog will discuss the driving forces shaping the European market of corporate training.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.
Virtual Training: Engaging Adult Learners
JANUARY 31, 2017
In the last blog, we discussed the need for a clear purpose in training. Adult learners have to be able to follow where the information is leading them to know what is important to retain as you move from one part of the training to the next. Training employee engagement learning virtual training