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How Technology is Shaping the Future of Education

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We are living in the digital age. Technology has done a fantastic job of taking daily tasks and making them more efficient. With technology we can do almost anything, instantly! Whether it’s an email, text message or e-course, technology let’s us do whatever, whenever.

4 things Elearning Professionals can learn from Pokemon Go

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Pokemon Go. The overnight phenomenon that took the world by storm! We’ve all heard of it. And we all know at least one person who’s playing it. With all the buzz, I had to jump on the bandwagon and give it a try. I spent a measly 48 hours playing Pokemon Go and I learned a lot!

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Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom: What’s the Difference?!

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Learnkit has published content about Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom but our subscribers have consistently asked: What’s the difference?

Microlearning: What is it? And What Benefits does it Offer?

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In the world of elearning, microlearning has become a buzzword. It’s considered a powerful new approach to training the workforce.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content

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When was your last Netflix binge? I’ll confess that I submitted myself to solitary confinement this past month catching up on 3 seasons of Orange is the New Black.

A Message to All Millennials: Not Another Article About Millennials

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After reading the title of this article one of the following thoughts may have crossed your mind: “Here we go again, another ‘how-to’ list about how to incorporate Millennials in the workplace”, or, “so what is this Millennial asking for this time?”

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Why online learning is better than in-person learning

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Making changes to education is no simple task. Deviations from traditional learning models are often met with resistance, while introducing new technologies or methods often rely on systemic change.

Blended Learning & Your Corporate Learning Strategy [Free Download]

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Blended learning is a fairly new term for corporate learning professionals. We’ve talked to a large number of heads of talent, HR leaders and learning professionals that have heard the term ‘blended learning’ tossed around here and there, but still find it a little vague.

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.

Franchise Custom Elearning Development

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One of the biggest challenges for Training & Development and People Departments today is how to translate in-person training to online learning. Many industries still struggle with adopting a digital approach for their staff training.

Explaining Elearning to Non-Digital Natives

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When I started my role with Learnkit , I was eager to share the good news of my new job with my parents. They’ve always been supportive of my career path and understand the importance of training and development for every type of organization.

Keeping Your Learners’ Attention: How Our Brain Decides What to Focus On

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A common concern arises when the topic of elearning comes up. Have you ever heard, or thought to yourself, “I find it hard to stay focused when taking an online course” or, “Is it easier to learn in a traditional classroom?”.

Foot in your mouth again? Polishing ‘soft skills’ is the difference between a sale or no sale

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We’ve all met that guy—the one who always says the wrong thing, makes an off-color joke or just doesn’t take the hint—the lone wolf who doesn’t fare well on teams. Or maybe you are that guy? Time for a reality check: anyone with poor human interaction intuition needs help, and needs it now.

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State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

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Even if you’ve never consciously thought about it, rewards have a massive impact on our behaviour every day. Almost every action we take, consciously or unconsciously, is in pursuit of a reward or avoidance of a negative consequence, which is a reward in its own way.

Training and Development: A must-have employee benefit?

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We’ve all heard the saying “Money doesn’t buy happiness” but can this statement be true to the workplace and employee engagement?

Where to Start with Elearning?

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There are many reasons that an organization may want to implement elearning and an endless number of tools and services available to make it happen.

Elearning for Senior Care and Home Care Agencies

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Across North America and much of the Western world, aging populations are placing pressure on healthcare systems and increasing the demand for home care assistance and spaces in nursing homes. Both public and private healthcare facilities are struggling to keep up with the demand.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Employee Onboarding Made Easier with Elearning

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Employee onboarding has always been one of the most exciting things a company can do, as they’re adding new team members to their roster. It’s usually a signal of growth, new ideas and great talent coming in. The challenge, however, is getting this talent onboarded in an efficient manner.

What is the Flipped Classroom?

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The flipped classroom has grown in popularity in the education space over the past decade – and for very good reason. At Learnkit, we’ve helped a number of our clients transition to a flipped (also known as blended learning ) model for their employee training programs.

DisruptHR YVR Recap Videos

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DisruptHR YVR was a huge success. We were very fortunate to have a great group of speakers who all share a common interest in disrupting their traditional HR roles. For anyone who missed the event or missed seeing any of the speakers, we’ve put together videos of each of the speaker presentations.

Finding the Right Elearning Company

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Whether you are partnering with an elearning company for the first time, or have experience working with elearning vendors for years, there are a few questions you can ask to ensure you select the right elearning company for your needs. A good elearning content vendor should feel like a natural extension of your team.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Are You Making this Mistake with Your Retail Sales Training?

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The increasing complexities of products these days are demanding a more knowledgeable sales process. In our modern marketplace, the most successful salespeople are educators. They have a deep understanding of their products, services, capabilities, as well as their customers preferences and needs. With this rich understanding, they transform their role of simply pitching a product, to building relationships with customers, which results in much greater sales success.

Spoiler Alert: People still dislike elearning!

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This past January I moved across the country from Kitchener, Ontario to Vancouver, BC. It was a pretty big move! I was so excited to live in a new city and start a new job. But goodbyes are never easy.

5 Advantages of Custom Elearning Development for In-House Learning Teams

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Elearning has been around for a couple decades, and it is only the past few years that organizations have really started to understand the dynamic benefits that custom elearning development can deliver to business results. Gone are the days of stale powerpoint decks being passed off as intelligent elearning. Copying and pasting templated learning materials just won’t cut it anymore.

How Elearning can Solve Restaurant Training Challenges

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In the restaurant industry today a quality training program plays a big role in how successful a restaurant is and how it stacks up against the competition. A proper training program ensures that all employees have knowledge required to perform and excel in their roles.

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

DisruptHR YVR: Meet the Speakers

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Last month The HR Gazette published a series of interviews, with speakers from the most recent DisruptHR YVR event. The interviews are a great read! Each speaker provides compelling, insightful answers and collectively the group has a very optimistic outlook on the future of HR.

3 ways Outsourcing Elearning Development can reduce training costs

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Many organizations need help building effective elearning for their people so they turn to elearning development agencies ( like Learnkit ) to outsource elearning production.

Creating Memorable Customer Experiences will Save your Retail Location

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When I was in highschool one of my favourite things to do was go to the mall to shop with my mom and friends. Even though my small babysitting budget limited my big ticket purchases, it was still a fun, social activity that I always looked forward to. Today, the mall is a place that I try to avoid.

Improve Customer Success Training with Custom Elearning

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In the SaaS industry, Customer Success has gone from being another Silicon Valley buzzword, to a weapon of choice for companies looking to increase their customer satisfaction.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

The Top 4 Benefits of Adopting Elearning in your Organization

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Today more and more educational institutions and businesses are adopting elearning.

Step aside Millennials. Generation Z is entering the workforce

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We’ve been obsessed with millennials. There’s no shortage of articles and research on training and engaging the millennial workforce but it’s time to shift gears and prepare for a new generation of employees.

3 Benefits Digital Assessments can bring to your organization

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Every organization, team and individual needs feedback in order to improve and minimize business risks. To give helpful feedback, you need to be able to assess strengths and weaknesses to identify opportunities for growth.

Personalized Learning: What is it and What are it’s Benefits?

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Personalized Learning is a common buzzword in today’s education industry. There’s no shortage of studies, interviews, and articles praising its effectiveness. With all the buzz, it can be difficult to fully understand what personalized learning is and how you can effectively use it. What is it?

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!