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It’s Not Just the Money: The True Cost of High Staff Turnover

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The cost of a poor employee retention rate can be measured in hard currency, but the true cost goes far beyond that. When it comes to staff retention, the statistics support a simple truth: the older your workforce, the longer they’re likely to remain at your company. A PayScale report on the retention rates of Fortune 500 companies found that the companies with the longest-serving employees also had a higher average employee age.

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What is Distance Learning? Definitions, Examples & More

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With the rising trend of e-learning, a question that arises is how it started and what the future of this field is. Distance Learning began with lessons via postcards. Only in the 1840s, Issac Pitman provided his students with correspondence courses. Since then, distance learning, along with new information technology, was adopted by universities who wanted to extend their market beyond their immediate areas around their location.

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Predictions for the Future of Digital Learning

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According to a 2016 Statista report , the share of American students who exclusively take online education courses shows a permanent 0.6% The number of students who blend visiting campus and taking online courses has a 0.9% The total number of distant students already exceeds over 7 million. A Digital Learning Compass 2017 report reveals a 3.2% decline of campus enrollments across the U.S. At the same time, the growth of U.S.

eLearning Conferences 2013

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Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." As always, please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Clayton R.

Why EdTech Matters to Everyone?

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The year 2017 saw a surge of edtech for schools, higher learning and skill-based learning. Growing at a rapid pace, the edtech industry is providing solutions to capture the demands of 21st century education and academia. Having come together in a profound manner, the use of internet in schools, documentation, presentations, etc. are a proof that technology is making its place in the education sector.

Learning Management Systems and Training: A Complete Guide

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What Is a Learning Management System (LMS)? The shorthand description of a learning management system is an online location that helps you manage administration, tracking, reporting and delivering of courses, lessons and tests. How does a learning management system work? The best way to imagine a learning management system is to think of it as a vast website, that only those people with a log-in will be able to access. Talk to the users.

15 Important Digital Tools for University Students

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We outline the best 15 digital tools for university students! TED encourages viewers to push boundaries and think outside of the box in every aspect of life. The take-aways from TED videos are empowering and memorable, perfect for students to push them through their years of education. Out of all of the dictionary apps, and that’s a LOT, dictionary.com is by far the best and easiest to use. One of the greatest digital tools for university students.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

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Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Understanding the universe of options can help you match your need to the best approach. The forward thinking folks at Dimdim created an application that is completely in the cloud.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

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Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Learning Experiences (16). Learning Management Systems (4). Learning Experiences.

How to Avoid Technology Hassles with Your Self Hosted WordPress LMS Website with Jonathan Denwood

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We discuss how to avoid technology hassles with your self hosted WordPress LMS website with Jonathan Denwood of WP-Tonic in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett. Chris and Jonathan talk about self hosted versus hosted learning management systems and which is the best choice for your site. A hosted company is like a dorm room or apartment where everything is set up for you, and each housing unit is more or less the same as the last.