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TED Talks for L&D professionals

Top 7 TED Talks for L&D professionals

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Managers

Maybe it’s the perfect duration of the speech, maybe it’s the great subjects, maybe it’s a combination of these — but TED Talks sure has a way to keep watchers mesmerized. Here are 7 TED talks spreading ideas about how people learn, what motivation means, the role of the workplace, and other topics learning and development professionals could find interesting.

video for training

4 Reasons to use video for business training

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Managers

Here are 4 reasons to use video for business training: creating videos is not necessarily an expensive activity, instructional designers can use the same video in more than one course, video positively influence the engagement and retention rates of employees, and they can be interactive and give more power to learners.

the gamification of work

Why companies should consider the gamification of work

E-learning, Managers

Considering the growing numbers of job-hopping employees, what can companies do to fight low employee retention rates? Well, the gamification of work might be a solution, by allowing employees to try out different jobs in different departments, within the same company, for a set period of time.

better remember training

5 tricks to help learners better remember training courses

E-learning, Instructional Designers

Since employees have to actually perform their jobs besides workplace learning, they are not always in the best mental state to pay attention to what happens during training courses. Therefore, instructional designers who include some memory tricks in their training programs improve the chances of employees to better remember what they learn.

is your company ready for the iGeneration

Is your company ready for the iGeneration?

E-learning, Managers

With all the hype about millennials in the workplace, people seem to overlook the other young generation that starts to join the workforce. What do these young employees expect the workplace to be? And why should companies care about this right now? Is your company ready for the iGeneration?

Empowering employees with mobile learning

Empowering employees with mobile learning

E-learning

The key to happy, loyal employees is empowerment and the key to that is equipping them with the necessary tools and knowledge while at the same time allowing them to access it when, where and how they see fit. Mobile learning shifts the focus from the content to the learner, allowing for a personal, flexible, non-invasive learning experience.

wave of knowledge transfer

How LMSs help companies ride the wave of knowledge transfer

E-learning, LMS, Managers

Workplaces nowadays are hit by a huge wave of knowledge transfer, mostly because Baby Boomers are approaching retirement, and the fast-paced business environment pressures employees to always work with the latest updated information. Only technology can help companies successfully manage this transfer of knowledge between employees, and LMSs are almost always a part of the solution.

engaging the modern learner

Engaging the modern learner: 6 tips for instructional designers

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Managers

Recruiting and hiring new employees that are eager to learn is not everything a business organization needs to be successful. Aside from getting trained, employees need to be engaged into the whole learning process. So how do you engage the modern learner, which has little or not at all time and patience to sit down in a conference room and listen to a trainer for three hours?

The role of AR technology in making learners imagine

E-learning

AR technology works just like the power of imagination: it helps create imaginary learning scenarios by adding an extra tech layer to reality. Three popular and already interesting training methods that can largely benefit from the AR technology are case studies, simulations and scenario-based learning.

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