Every organization wants to provide a welcoming environment for its employees, and that includes highly talented individuals with disabilities. Disabilities could be physical such as vision, hearing loss, or a limitation in mobility. It could also be a cognitive disability that interferes with an individual’s ability to learn, store, and recollect information. To optimize the inclusion of people with disabilities, an increasing number of organizations are investing in e-learning courses that are compliant with Section 508.
In a workplace moving toward openness and sharing, collaboration is no longer a buzz word. It is a necessity to speed up operations and improve efficiencies. Teams working on creative projects such as an e-learning course, would love a collaborative experience. This is possible through collaborative authoring tools.
Training is an investment, not only in employee skill-building but also in the growth of the business. Do you know if learners in your organization are finding the online training programs engaging or is your training budget going down the drain? Corporate learners of today need quick access to information and have a dwindling attention span. With calls, emails, and messages clamoring for attention, learners are easily distracted.
You just attended an interesting classroom training program at office. The instructor did a great job of conveying the concepts and you thought you had mastered it all. But 3 days post the training, you struggle to recollect what you’ve learned. How you wish you could replay an important concept taught by the instructor. Thankfully, technology-enabled training programs have made this possible.
Each rapid e-learning project is different. Some of them address an urgent need for training, for example, a new product training for the sales team. There are other rapid e-learning projects that you know will need to be updated frequently, while there are others that have a short shelf-life. Whatever the kind of rapid e-learning project, as training managers it becomes your responsibility to ensure that the rapid e-learning course that you roll out is successful.
Learning analytics is becoming increasingly popular in the learning space of organizations across the globe. The only problem though is that organizations are struggling to put a sustainable strategy in place to make use of learning analytics. Most companies are content with a snapshot analysis of e-learning courses, and this does not contribute toward improving online training programs.
The purpose of online training programs in the corporate world is to help employees perform better in their jobs, thereby improving organizational performance. Businesses demand learning that is rapid, customized, takes minimal time of learners, while at the same time adhering to a tight budget. As a result, functional and training managers are under constant pressure to do more, with less. Two questions that are posed to them by business stakeholders are:
An increasing number of organizations have moved to online training programs in the recent years. Training departments have always had to start small, and scale up fast. This need for developing online training programs at the speed of business, has led to the growth of rapid e-learning.
Lectora is a simple, yet powerful e-learning authoring tool from Trivantis. The company was founded in 1999, and Lectora Inspire was its flagship product. Rapid e-learning turned into a reality, thanks to this tool. Trivantis had a winner on its hands with the responsive course design (RCD) feature offered by Lectora 16. With its latest version, Lectora 17, creating multi-device courses has become easier than ever.
Did you know that every time you use a digital device to access the Internet, you leave behind a digital footprint? The next time you surf the web, notice the targeted advertisements from your favorite online store or news feed. This is possible because your digital footprint has been used to gather information about the kind of content that you are interested in. Each online activity that you perform generates data, and the humongous amount of data that can be used to extract value is termed ‘big data’.