The posts in this category cover subjects of interest for instructional designers, trainers and anyone involved in delivering business training programs.
In 2020, with video-content consuming digital natives entering the workforce, e-learning designers have to opt for the more engaging version of rendering information. Here are a few aspects that make the use of video training content better than PowerPoint:
LX design has immense potential when it comes to improving organizational learning, employee engagement, and company results. It is a great game changer and holds the power to drive positive results even in adverse circumstances.
Learning paths provide an easy way to acquire skills, by defining a clear trajectory on the content learners should take to learn a new topic. A learning path is usually made of goals, where each goal represents a course that learners must take.
These gamification pitfalls can achieve the opposite of their purpose and take out all the fun of the learning process. The key to efficiently using gamification is to put learning goals and user experience first instead of focusing on cleverly employing game mechanics.
The key for companies to move forward is investment in flexible, agile learning programs fit to build the existing human talent in the digital era. L&D specialists need to design a flexible strategy aligned with business objectives and fitted to identify and enable various capabilities needed to achieve success.
Make sure that your microlearning efforts are integrated naturally in the day-to-day routine of your employees and you will soon see the benefits. People are the most important asset of any business. Make sure that you create learning opportunities for them and allow them to grow. One (micro)step at a time!
L&D specialists have to be creative in their approaches in order to accommodate as many of the employees as possible. Let’s explore various strategies that can lead to complex learning interventions, appropriate for the heterogeneous needs of the 21st-century workforce.
Designing learning for a multi-generational workforce can be challenging but it also has its advantages. Preparing for a variety of approaches and preferences will ensure that the resulting content is complex enough to accommodate large numbers of users.
A cognitive bias is a systematic error in thinking that occurs when people are processing and interpreting information and affects their decisions and judgments. Let’s explore some cognitive biases and how they can influence our training strategies: