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workplace emotions

Velfies and bite-sized learning
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Velfies and bite-sized learning: a recipe for training success

E-learning, Instructional Designers

Velfies and bite-sized learning: bite-sized learning is cheap, offers just-in-time support, can be accessed on mobile devices, and keeps employees engaged during the learning process; videos are the most engaging type of learning materials. What happens when you combine bite-sized learning, videos, and the familiarity and comfort of selfies? The answer is training velfies.

interactive videos
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How interactive videos shape the future of workplace learning

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Managers

They say a picture is worth 1000 words. If that is true, how much is a video worth? One million words, maybe? Taking a step even further, what about an interactive video? Should we keep doing the math?It is probably invaluable, anyway. At least in today’s day of workplace learning and the strive for engaging learning materials.

Interactive videos in e-learning perform the best when it comes to emotional engagement, time spent on page, attention grabbing or later recall of the learned information.

power of emotions on learning
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The power of emotions on learning

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Learners

Emotions can be compared with an on/off switch for learning. While positive emotions have the power to motivate learners, negative emotions can actually impede the learning process. Instructional designers should strive to create the best environment for learners to feel safe to interact, experiment and explore new topics.

social intelligence in online training
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How to use social intelligence in online training

E-learning, Instructional Designers

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.

 

employee performance
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6 Ways of boosting employee performance with e-learning

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Managers

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?

Teaching techniques that annoy adult learners
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5 Teaching techniques that annoy adult learners

E-learning, Instructional Designers, Learners

More often than not, e-learning instructors spend a lot of time on perfecting their courses but forget how to actually teach. And that’s why they shouldn’t be surprised to find out that their learners find their teaching style outdated, not engaging and sometimes downright annoying.

Follow these 5 teaching techniques if you want to annoy your adult learners.

storytelling works for businesses
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Why storytelling works for businesses

Managers

Maybe storytelling is not a matter of life and death in an office environment, but businesses can and should adopt this age-old tradition into an innovative way in order to 1) keep their employees engaged, 2) educate their clients and 3) reach new audiences.

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