technology can change formal learning

How technology can change formal learning

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Learners

Formal learning may count for only approximately 10% of all the learning that happens at work, but it’s nevertheless important. And technology can transform it. Currently, only 26% of formal learning is currently e-enabled. I find it shocking that only a quarter of formal learning can be done online. The use of technology can bring along a lot of potential for successful learning at work.

employee needs a learning path

Why each employee needs a learning path

E-learning, Managers

I think we all feel a bit like Dorothy when we start our working careers. Taken away by a tornado of new information, people, environments, most of us end up in the Land of Oz. A wonderful land of endless possibilities. With so many career choices ahead, we just have to find the yellow brick road that is the right one for us.

three components to successful learning

The three components to successful learning in the corporate space

E-learning, Managers

Graham Hall, a professional Learning Specialist, guest blogs today, giving some practical insights on the three components to successful learning in the corporate space. Graham has a ton of L&D experience under his belt, having helped numerous large and small businesses to implement successful training solutions over the years.

simulations in training

The practical use of simulations in training

E-learning, Managers

A lot of learning on the job happens through trial and error. But some jobs can’t afford that. One single mistake could have enormous costs, both material and human. In critical situations where data is incomplete or unreliable, failure is not an option. Even the best people need to be trained in making the right decisions, and training simulations provide the best solution for this.

Benefits of mobile learning

4 Benefits of mobile learning for your company

E-learning, Managers

Now there are various effective tools of training that companies can use, and these tools come in all sizes. The sizes are different, but the shape is basically the same: phones, phablets and tablets. More and more companies turn to using these devices to train their employees and it works, especially if it’s used with a modern business LMS.

most important feature in an LMS

The #1 most important feature in an LMS

E-learning, LMS, Managers

The perfect LMS that caters to the specific needs of your organization does not a have a single most important feature; it has an array of features, that form a complete learning and training solution. The most important features in an LMS are the ones that help your company achieve its goals: making profit by selling courses, offering personalized training for clients, increasing employee productivity, and so on.

let go of an LMS

When it’s time to let go of an LMS

E-learning, LMS, Managers

Sometimes it’s hard for people to let go. Even when something is not working anymore. The same thing happens with companies. There are a lot of companies that still use very old LMSs or training systems, with no intention of changing them. Why does this happen? Here are a few reasons why companies are reluctant to changing their LMS.

LMS best practices

6 LMS best practices for instructional designers

E-learning, Instructional Designers

With so many features and options, things can get a little overwhelming when it comes to using a new LMS. We’re talking about a new platform, after all. Here are exactly 6 best practices that instructional designers follow when it comes to getting used to a new LMS and figuring out how to use it at its full potential.

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