An effective learning and development program involves setting, and then achieving, clear and relevant learning objectives. These learning objectives provide a framework that helps set the direction, focus the approach, and measure success of the knowledge or skills acquired by the learners.
Microlearning is educational content broken down into smaller pieces of information in the form of text, images, audio, video, or other forms of multimedia. It is intended to break down large pieces of information into bite-sized pieces to better retain information. There has been a surge of microlearning discussions lately due to ever-shrinking attention spans, … Continue reading What is Microlearning?
It now takes a great deal to keep your employees engaged. Irrespective of course content and value, if engagement is lacking, learning does not happen. If you’re looking to make your training programs effective, engagement is the key.
When any learning solution is designed, we always focus on our end users and their exceptional experience. In the past, the end user focus for learning solutions has been around academic or corporate audiences, which were mostly adult users. Learning landscape is changing dramatically and so is the definition of audiences. With new technologies and … Continue reading Revolutionizing learning – Keeping generations engaged
When hiring workforce, almost every organization looks for involved, committed, effective and productive employees. But not every organization understands that you have to work to build your workforce for it and it requires lot of planning and commitment along with strategies and policies to go with it. Organizations who invest in building their workforce usually … Continue reading Role of training in employee development and retention
While there is an abundance of online training content out there, not all training courses achieve their number one objective: to engage the learner. Designing a great course (online or classroom) requires much more than an expert knowledge of the subject matter. The course creator/designer needs to begin with collecting the following information before creating … Continue reading Online Training : How to design a great course?
One of the first decisions an organization has to make about training is the format: instructor-led, or self-paced? Obviously, cost is a major determining factor, but what else needs to be considered? Typically, self-paced learning experiences can be rolled out quickly to large groups of people all over the world. Instructor-led training, on the other … Continue reading Instructor-Led Training vs Self-Paced Learning: Pros & Cons
When you work in HR or lead a department, you’re tasked with ensuring that your entire organization or department runs smoothly and efficiently. That’s a huge goal, and it’s clear that you need to break it down into more manageable pieces if you’re going to be effective. Assessing your current workforce is critical – how … Continue reading How to Assess Your Current Workforce?
The easy way to write this post would be to give you a list of some cool new technologies that are going to define the eLearning space in the near future – say, the next 6 – 12 months. That’s not what we’re going to do here. Instead, let’s talk about what’s actually happening in … Continue reading The Future of Corporate Training