Games can be an important asset when it comes to company training programs because they attract learners and make them connect on a deeper level with the content. And let’s face it, people like games. They like the challenge, the competition and the gratification it offers. But if we want to use games at their highest potential, we must keep in mind that the purpose of games in training is to aid the process of learning.
Most online courses don’t have to win an international prize for design; they just have to deliver new knowledge in a nice visual way, to help learners better remember it. You don’t need to draw anything by hand, but you do need to keep in mind a few ground rules about design when you start to add visuals into your course.
It’s November 10th and the MATRIX Blog turns one! After exactly 12 months and 69.023 written words in more than 80 posts, the MATRIX Blog is in the first 20% of all e-learning blogs. Here is the list of the 10 best performing posts that contributed to its success.
Context-sensitive learning means offering the right knowledge to the right person just when they need it. There are three factors involved in designing and rolling out a context-sensitive learning solution: effective learning content, management of the content, and measurement of it.
Even though every adult is different and the brains act differently during the learning process, there are some things that all adult learners have in common. If you’re in any sort involved in designing courses for adults, you might want to tune in, as I’m about to go into three brain science insights that are true to all learners.
Mobile learning in the workplace comes with great advantages that boost employee productivity and lead to company success. But even with all this learning and improved performance potential, some companies still have trouble with reaping the benefits of m-learning. Find out the two main obstacles against m-learning in the workplace.
The best LMS provides the right piece of information to the right employee at the right time. That’s the only way all employees can reach their full potential every day at work and deliver great results. An LMS that comes with a comprehensive set of features has better chances of achieving this. Here are a few LMS features that can improve employee productivity.
Which is generally more successful in achieving learning outcomes? Instructor-led training or online learning? What if we add another dimension to this, and blend instructor-led training with online learning? If you chose this last option, your colleagues must be happy to be in the same organization as you.
Currently, there’s an app for almost every aspect of the workplace, and soon there will be even more. Companies need to pay attention to this wave of mobile apps for professionals, and tap their potential for business success. Here are some L&D apps that make the lives easier for employees/learners and trainers/instructional designers alike.
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.