How Online Training Helps With Employee Retention

Survey after survey shows that insufficient training is a major driving factor behind employee turnover. So, it’s not a question of whether you’ll offer employee training or not. It’s a question of how you’ll deliver training to further improve employee retention.

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Virtual Reality Feature in Adobe Captivate 2019

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As a first step, select the Virtual Reality project under the New tab in the launch screen of the Adobe Captivate 2019 tool. Then, click on Create to work on virtual reality project. Now, click on the button to import 360 images from your local computer or from the assets folder in the tool.

You can drag the image by holding the left button of your mouse to view the image in 360 degree. You can add a text labels to your scene or Hotspots. Hotspot provides interaction to the user. Select any hotspot and double click on it to open the properties inspector. You can see On click drop-down to select the various interactions from that menu. Say, for example, let’s select Display text from that list. You can write a short description given in the text field. Let’s add another hotspot to the scene. I am going to select Play Audio this time from the On click drop-down menu. Browse the audio from the local computer and add it to the hotspot. Now, you can Guide your user as per the order you have added hotspot to the scene.

You can use Hotspots even to add quiz questions to the scene. Click on Add Questions in the properties inspector. Here, you can insert questions in two ways, either Multiple Choice or True or False. Select as many questions you wish to add to the scene and click on Ok.

You can simply type the question in “Type the question here” field and answers in the “type the answer here” field.

Then publish the course to view the output. User can rotate the screen in 360 degree view. Let’s click on the hotspot. The text is displayed on the screen. Here you can observe that the user is guided to the next available hotspot automatically. This is the question hotspot where user needs to answer questions. For the correct answer, the feedback is displayed automatically on the screen. Then click on the Continue button to move forward.

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Telangana State Police – SHE Teams leveraging technology using elearning to spread awareness

Swift elearning Services and Telangana State Police Women Safety Wing (SHE Teams) jointly launched two free awareness elearning courses on women safety.

Empower eLearning Courses by Implementing Video-Based Learning

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Do you know how many hours of YouTube videos are uploaded every minute? You will be amazed by the stats. Approximately 500 hours of YouTube videos are uploaded every minute!!!

Video-based learning is the most effective method now-a-days. Recent studies show that a few organizations are leveraging video-based learning to develop engaging videos for their employees instead of traditional eLearning courses. Videos play an important role and can be implemented in on-board training, manager training, mandatory training, etc., as there is a wide usage of micro learning and mobile learning. Video-based learning has intense competencies in presenting content in perfect, detailed and visually appealing format. Learners will face a hard time in viewing the video if the course is not effective and engaging.

So, here are a few tips to consider when developing a video-based eLearning course.

Learning Goals

Prepare a blueprint of your storyboard and have a clear learning goals to meet the objectives of the video. Identify the learning gaps and apply different learning styles for diversified content. Sorting out different objectives and including in the video will help the learner in completing the course rapidly. Opt the most sought authoring tool which is having desired options that helps you in meeting your goals.

Audio Script

It is always better to include audio in the video-based courses as there will be less text or no text at all on the screen. Integrating audio, will make the learner more attentive towards the course and results in higher learner engagement and higher completion rates. Surveys show that video with audio impacts higher when compared to a textual representation.

Degree of Interaction

Adobe Captivate 2019, in its latest release, came up with an awesome feature of adding overlay slides to your video. With this feature you can add interactive slides in between the video and make the video interactive. You can add different activities wherever required in the video with overlay slide feature and gauze the performance of the learners.

Add Closed Captions

In a video based course, you can integrate closed captions allowing the learners who are having hearing impairment. Having a closed captioning feature to the videos will be an advantage to reach out international audience. The learners who are having difficulty in understanding the accent can have a look on the transcription. Authoring tools like Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, supports the closed caption feature and thanks to such authoring tools having this great feature.

Keep it Brief, Simple and to the Point

A lengthy video may not be advisable especially when it comes to the micro-learning. This distracts the user attention and deviates the main purpose of video-based learning. The depletion of learning hours is the main reason to create bite-sized learning videos. Therefore, complex video can be chunked into small videos, make 4 to 6 minutes of duration where it improves the retention of the learners.

A short and interactive video-based learning has the potential to make your online training programs memorable for longer time. Implementing video-based learning to meet the requirements of millennial learners in the most cost-effective and efficient way.


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The Impact Of A Blended Learning Approach On Your Online Training

For organizations, training is one of the vital contributors to achieving success; hence, many of them invest a lot in their employees through it. While it's essential to give training to your employees, there's a need to deliver well-thought-out and effective training that caters to their needs.

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Benefits of learning pathway in Learning Management System

The purpose of the Learning pathways approach in Learning management system progresses learner towards learning goals in a sequential training course program to gain skills gradually.