The posts in this category address various subjects related to e-learning and its role in delivering successful training programs within organizations of all types and sizes.

roadblocks to knowledge transfer

Overcoming the most common roadblocks to knowledge transfer


Knowledge transfer is never an effortless process that happens spontaneously within an organization. There are many factors that work against it, but L&D professionals can create training materials that can support learners in overcoming all of these roadblocks.

cafeteria learning

Have you heard about cafeteria learning?


Corporate learning often resembles this sort of artificial design meant to incorporate a little of everything and leave little or no room for personalization. That’s why Jillian Douglas and her team created a new approach to it: cafeteria learning. The concept of cafeteria learning refers to mixing the different learning approaches – experiential, action-driven and constructivist while adding a very important feature – choice.

e-learning interface mobile-friendly

Making your e-learning interface mobile-friendly


Making a mobile-friendly e-learning interface is all about maximizing the platform and minimizing clutter. After all, aside from medium-specific considerations, there are not many differences between learning via desktop computer and learning with a handheld device. Check out a few things that you have to consider if you’re aiming to make your e-learning interface mobile friendly.

e-learning trends for 2019

Top 5 e-learning trends for 2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]


As the year is coming to a close, there is one thing concerning corporate learning that holds specialists’ attention and that is the road it seems to be taking in the following year. It’s obvious that like all things digital, e-learning is subject to constant transformation, upgrading and becoming increasingly user-centered. Let’s just say 2019 will be a great year to be (and learn) online.

outsourcing training

What L&D professionals need to know about outsourcing training


Delivering good-quality training has become more of a challenge than it used to be and L&D departments are being asked to do more with limited resources. In this context, outsourcing training or buying off-the-shelf programs has a certain appeal. This practice is a stable tendency for today’s organisations. The key to doing it well is careful planning, attention to detail and an unrelenting attitude towards quality.

encourage Self-Directed Learning

Why L&D professionals should encourage Self-Directed Learning


Self-directed learning (SDL) comes with great flexibility as learners enjoy the freedom of structuring their learning. With this in mind, instructional designers ought to focus on providing experiential learning situations that can be easily translated from the screen into real life. Investing in the right technology and promoting SDL as an organizational value can only lead to positive results.

adaptive learning is a ‘must’ in your corporate learning strategy

Why adaptive learning is a ‘must’ in your corporate learning strategy


Each individual is unique and needs to be acknowledged as such. As a well-proportioned mix of computer science and cognitive research, adaptive learning manages to deliver a personalized, online positive teaching experience. For corporate learning, it offers great potential to map effective and time-efficient unique learning paths that lead to personal development and improved business results.

video-based courses

How video-based courses make training more effective


With the eruption in the digital technology, it is important that we improve in how we do things in order not to be left behind in this advancing world. This includes the use of digital technology in training delivery. Videos have been linked to being a highly contributive factor when it comes to effective training and organizations that have not been leveraging this tool are definitely missing a lot.

micro-first model for business training

The Micro-first Model for business training


Micro learning is being increasingly used by numerous organizations whether it is for formal or informal learning. It is the favorite of all users as it consumes less time and is available to them exactly when learning is needed (just-in-time). Furthermore, its rich media formats ensure greater learner engagement and superior information retention. The micro-first model for business training simply makes sense.

benefits of adaptive learning

Top 3 benefits of adaptive learning in corporate training


With corporate education becoming almost entirely learner-centric, one solution is personalized adaptive learning. Of course doing things that are familiar and somewhat cozy (like popping lasagna in the oven) is easier but at times it can prove counterproductive. Implementing adaptive learning in the organization (or cooking that broccoli) takes but a small amount of effort compared to what it brings to the table.