When it comes to investing in an online training course, organizations have two options – to buy a course, or to create a customized course. The dilemma organizations face however, is deciding between the two, and which would yield better results. From our experience, we know that organizations can truly benefit much more from customized courses that are created from scratch.
When you compare your current LMS with other offerings, the grass will probably appear greener with them. Moodle users are no exception – there have been unhappy users in the past, but the latest release, Moodle 3.2, addresses their shortcomings and failings, leaving its users definitely on the greener side!
Buying a learning management system (LMS) is a big decision and an important investment for many organizations. Its success or failure depends on how well it handles an organization’s training requirements and aligns with its business goals. Here are 6 essential aspects to keep in mind when choosing an LMS.
Adobe Captivate is one of the most solicited authoring tools in the market today, and there are those who swear by it; however, there are some others who believe the tool has limitations that make it hard to work with. If you are investing in an authoring tool and considering Adobe Captivate, knowing the pros and cons of the tool will help you make an informed decision. Nobody knows a tool as well as one who has used it, and so here is a list – of not what Adobe thinks is the best of Captivate, but of what its users believe has worked/not worked for them.
Information has a way of implanting itself firmly and permanently in our brains, when we can relate to it. Educational institutions use day-to-day problems to teach very effectively. It’s called problem-based learning (PBL). Originally adopted to make medical school programs more interesting, it has since been used in everything from K-12 programs to corporate training. Let’s concern ourselves with the latter. In a corporate setting, an open-ended problem is presented to the learners, who, with the help of a variety of resources and under the guidance of a facilitator, must come up with a plausible solution to the problem.
Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans suffers from some form of disability? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 17.5 percent of persons with a disability were employed in 2015. The government has taken steps to cater to the needs of this group of individuals in the workplace, and Section 508 is one such provision.
We have a darling in the eLearning industry – it’s called microlearning. It’s loved because it is powerful enough to overcome today’s training challenges that revolve around a young and dynamic workforce that we know have:
If you are looking for a multimedia rapid authoring tool for your business, you must choose one that is appropriate for your business requirements. Since no two organizations’ requirements are the same, you would waste your time if you based your decision on what a competitor was using. A more effective way would be to make your decision based on the features you are looking for.
It has become commonplace for organizations to migrate from classroom training to online learning (eLearning). It’s also quite common for these companies to convert their existing instructor-led training (ILT) resources into online courses instead of creating eLearning courses from scratch. If you are considering converting your ILT resources to eLearning courses, hold on until you’ve read this blog – you just might want to reconsider.
2 years ago, when Steve Klein walked into ABC Bank as a new hire, he was all set to give the bank his best. He looked forward to his role as management trainee with the prestigious bank and arrived bright and early, eager to start his new career. Sadly, the enthusiasm quickly faded away, only to be replaced by disillusionment. The reason – bad, unplanned induction training.