Four Recommendations To Support Evidence-Informed L&D

Generally, L&D professionals ask themselves the question: "How can I deliver services as quickly as possible in accordance with the wishes of the customer?" On the other hand, others ask a more fundamental question: "Does the service actually work?" To determine the effectiveness of any service, the L&D professional looks for scientific evidence. Scientific evidence will help decision-making about learning services. The question is, is this evidence-based or evidence-informed? This blog is a short extract of the book: Show me the Value: Creating Value-Based L&D.1 This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Free eBook: Blended Learning In Today’s Workplace

It is a well-known concept within the eLearning field that knowledge retention is enhanced when we add new elements to the learning experience. Combining online instruction with in-person interaction results in a more robust learning experience and helps employees preserve the information very quickly; especially if the only other alternative would be a two-hour speech or video without any interaction. If we integrate the training into a classroom session which includes in-person discussion, employees will be taking and maintaining a much more active approach to an interactive role towards the instructional process. It will serve as an anchor in the new learners' mind. Now that is just one definition of blended learning... This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Why Adaptive Learning Is Exactly What Corporate eLearning Needs

Corporate eLearning has seen its share of eLearning trends, hype as well as some sure-shot strategies to success. However, most organizations are still not satisfied with what their corporate eLearning program can achieve. The reason behind this fact is that most eLearning programs don’t focus on the individual learning or training needs of the employees/learners, and try to impose a one-size-fits-all approach on all of them. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Taking A Page From Marketing: Lessons For Workplace Learning

For years learning experts analogize marketing with workplace learning. They chant about how learning practitioners should develop initiatives with a marketing mindset. This is a nice thought, but what's often left out is why you should do it and how. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

6 eLearning Design Elements Tech-Savvy Learners Look For In Online Training

Does your online training deliver an interesting, engaging experience for everyone? How do you keep your tech-savvy learners inspired and cater to their modern sensibilities? In this article, I’ll share 6 eLearning design elements to add to your next online training course. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

5 Tips To Develop Online Training Courses For Visually Impaired Employees

You wouldn’t design a building without access for wheelchair users. So why would you develop online training courses that can’t be accessed by everyone, regardless of their background or special needs? In this article, I’ll share 5 tips to develop online training courses for visually impaired employees. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Corporate Vs. Educational eLearning: What’s The Big Difference?

Compared to eLearning in the corporate sector, the education sector concentrates mainly on knowledge transfer instead of training. But there is something more about eLearning you need to understand; the differences and convergences between eLearning in the corporate and the education sector. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.