If safety is ‘common sense’ then we need no trainers, training programs, safety officers, inductions or safety legislation. – Rob Long, Social Psychology Expert
Who isn’t fascinated by stories? We all grew up listening to stories. They are the creative conversations of life and facilitate meaningful learning experiences. Stories in e-learning courses engage learners, motivate them, and create an atmosphere of engrossed learning. When you explain a subject through stories, the retention levels of learners will skyrocket. You will get maximum results for your efforts with storytelling.
Articulate has recently launched Storyline 360. While Articulate is promoting its responsive player in a big way, this post is a review of the new and enhanced features needed for e-learning translations.
The newly launched Articulate Storyline 360 has:
Children have a naturally inquisitive tendency to learn continuously. As they grow and get into jobs, various responsibilities take up their time and other factors come in the way of learning. Yet, some continue their learning along with other things, others turn weary and indifference sets in.
Using on-demand video for an annual sales kickoff saved Oracle $10 million. Video-based learning (VBL) has proven to be an effective and scalable means of workplace training over time. It has become a reliable way to train sales teams working across the globe, in different time zones. VBL is ideal to address the challenges sales force always faces – tight timelines, low retention of training, and being constantly on the move.
Formal training will help your employees acquire knowledge and the much-needed skills to improve their performance at the workplace.
ERP or software training helps employees gain expertise in utilizing your newly-deployed software to the optimum extent.
Sales force in the healthcare sector – whether pharma sales representatives or medical equipment sales professionals – run around doctors, multispecialty hospitals, and other medical agencies. They need to multitask – be aware of relevant regulatory laws, have extensive knowledge of their drugs and equipment, be knowledgeable of competing products, and be able to answer doctors’ queries effectively.
Game-based learning for safety training has reduced safety incidents and claim counts by 45%; shrinkage by 55% at Pep Boys, a retail chain.
‘If you don’t know where you want to go, then it doesn’t matter, which way you go.’ – Lewis Carroll
Sometimes our online courses resemble mere activities without clear objectives. No one benefits from them. Learning objectives clearly specify, in measurable terms, what learners will be able to do after the training. They are not a cosmetic makeover to show off the course, but decide the end outcome and steer the instructional design process.
How can you impart effective training on using software applications? What does it take to enable your people master a computer application? You can go in for simulations of the software.
Software training managers often look for a perfect screen recording, the feasibility to create a simulated environment, and expect to check learners’ understanding in a test environment. To your pleasant surprise, Articulate Storyline has all these features in-built, to develop effective software/ERP end-user training.