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.
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.
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.
Some classroom concepts can be applied in the business world and companies may benefit from including some classroom elements into their training programs. These can be split into two categories: setup and instruction. Check them out!
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.