Far too often instructional designers spend most of their time, when designing training, focused on the content they want learners to know. Understanding how the brain works and how people learn helps e-learning professionals develop the best training for business environments.
Remember Mary Poppins and her supercalifragilisticexpialidoceous way of teaching the Banks children to enjoy all things in life, even those they didn’t really want to do?
E-learning professionals had to come up with ways of keeping all the corporate Janes and Michaels engaged with their courses. They found that the equivalent of the spoonful of sugar for the training medicine is using gamification in their training.
Social learning is all about interacting successfully with others in various contexts. Instructional designers who use social intelligence principles when creating training courses will help their learners not only retain knowledge better, but also develop their empathy and interpersonal skills.
Personalized learning is the tailoring of learning environments with the primary focus on learners and how they experience the process of knowledge acquisition. Find out what can instructional designers do to personalize e-learning courses and how learners experience a personalized learning session.
Corporate learning is critical for increasing skills, improving the leadership pipeline, and enhancing employee engagement. As millennials transform the workplace we have known for the past decades, it is essential for businesses to assess their current learning environment and strive to build a corporate learning experience that is customized for every employee.
The global LMS market is on an ascendent pace, being set to reach a whooping USD 11.34 billion by 2020. The only way to tell if this forecast will become true is to wait another five years. Until then, we’ll try our own fortune-teller abilities and propose a few ideas that we think will shape the e-learning landscape in 2016.
Successful online training courses offer a great learning experience and, most importantly, employees have a chance to apply what they learn in their daily tasks. The number one thing that all businesses care about is performance, because well-trained and enthusiastic employees are more productive, which always leads to bigger profits, and who doesn’t want to have a blooming company with happy employees?
Mobile learning has grown considerably in the last few years in the field of work-based education, with more and more organizations implementing mobile learning programs. This post presents 7 reasons why you should consider using mobile technology to enhance your business training program.
Offering introverted people the same chance to thrive in a learning environment, no matter if it’s traditional or online, should be a major concern for all teachers and trainers. But if you’re an instructional designer who’s using a cloud-based LMS to create and organize your training materials, you’ll be pleased to know you already have the upper hand on this.