advantages of online training

6 advantages of online training

E-learning

E-learning is today gaining a lot of terrain in front of the classical, dusty classroom training. Online training is the future and can bring great benefits to any organization that want to prosper, and this post offers a few reasons why.

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5 keys to online learning success

E-learning

There may not a perfect recipe to create successful e-learning programs, as each organization has different learning needs. However, there are five aspects are almost always part of it: meeting technology requirements, keeping training materials organized, making them attractive and interactive, creating appropriate learning environments and getting constant feedback.

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The multigenerational workplace

Learners

Diversity in the workplace is ultimately a good thing as different ideas and various perspectives will always lead to better solutions. It is the job of managers and learning professionals to acknowledge and value these differences to build and maintain a positive and inclusive organizational culture.

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On leadership development for Millennials

Managers

Although organizations are aware about the importance of growing internal talent to meet business needs, and make leadership development a priority, 36% of them say their leadership development practices are still below average or poor. Millennials are known to be overly eager to grow in their careers, yet very little effort seems to be put into their development.

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Social learning – tips for instructional designers

Instructional Designers

The mechanism of learning stays the same for children as well as adults and it begins with attention, continues with discussions and always involves motivation. Social learning is the most natural version of the process. With today’s technology at hand and with e-learning becoming the norm of corporate training it is easier than ever to incorporate all the social tools and platforms.

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First and foremost — get to know your learners

Instructional Designers

Engagement is key when learning is concerned and in order for your learners to get on board with the course and stick to it. To make matters even more complicated with online training courses, the main goal is to educate, not entertain. So in order to keep people not only clicking but also reading and retaining the information it is important to find out who they are, what they need to learn and how they would rather do it.

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Vertical development or why leaders thrive on experience

E-learning

Leadership development is vital for the survival and growth of any organization. Keeping talented people on board is increasingly complicated and harnessing their leadership abilities seems harder than ever before. In order to grow leaders on the vertical model, a company needs to encourage critical thinking, allow some room for trial and error and most important give leaders enough autonomy.

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Learning through stories at the workplace

Instructional Designers

Training should definitely capitalize on how using story telling can enrich the learning experience. Turning training objectives into story-like units means being able to organize the information into a narrative that has the ability to drive the listener forward. What better way to get somebody to perform a certain task than showing how it starts, what the desired outcome is and how it all fits with all the other processes in the organization?

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E-learning on a budget – five tips on how to do it

E-learning

In today’s economy, L&D budgets are under more scrutiny than ever before and even though there is consensus about the importance of training your employees the jury is still out on what is a reasonable sum to invest in people who tend to change numerous jobs. Luckily, it’s not hard to make e-learning on a budget. Here are some tips about how to go about it.

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The science of teamwork and true leadership

Managers

Teamwork and collaboration are qualities that inevitably show up in any job description when companies publish ads for hiring new people. It’s every manager’s daily challenge to ensure the team is functioning smoothly but each chooses to go about it in different ways. In this article I will take a look at what scientists (more specifically neuroscientists) have to say about it.

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