How can you design good online training programs that engage your learners well? What does it take to ensure your learners acquire the required knowledge and skills effectively? You need to focus on instructional design.
Video-based learning is dramatically transforming the way salespeople are trained. Today, many companies are using videos to create highly effective training programs for their salespeople, rapidly, with minimum expenditure. It has become a reliable way to train sales teams working across the globe. Video-based learning is ideal to address the challenges sales reps face – tight timelines, low retention of training, and being constantly on the move.
Personalization is one strategy that’s helping many top companies reach their learners easily, and e-learning is an excellent medium to personalize learning. As e-learning professionals, it’s our task to develop online learning courses our learners can relate to. We need to understand the needs and preferences of learners and take our training programs a step closer to them.
A common method to reinforce learning and check learners’ understanding of any particular subject is through assessments. Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are one of the most preferred question types. In MCQs, the learner answers a question by selecting the best possible answer from the given options.
How can you make the best use of your Learning Management System (LMS)? How can you ensure you get the highest ROI on your LMS? What does it take to harness the full potential of the LMS system to deliver good training and improve your employees’ performance?
Informal learning is learning by observing, talking, and interacting with our colleagues as opposed to formal learning that is usually acquired from an instructor or trainer. Both types of learning are essential for us to perform well in our jobs. So, it is important for L&D departments to not just focus on formal learning to train their employees. But the question is, how do we capture informal learning? With the help of an LMS. An LMS can record all the learning that happens, provided you allow leniency to creep into your work process.
Many companies are blending classroom and e-learning methods to deliver highly effective training. An effective blend of these training formats helps provide a high degree of flexibility to employees who can be supported through various types of instructional material. Blended learning helps companies enjoy the benefits of the online training medium, while retaining the human touch in their training programs.
According to a recent statistic, the average attention span of the Millennial generation is 8 seconds. So lengthy online courses do not engage them.
Thus the demand for microlearning is increasing now-a-days.
Many e-learning designers think that microlearning is the solution for all learner engagement issues. While it is true that learners are more engaged with short courses, is just a short duration enough to engage learners? NO, it takes much more than the short duration of microlearning courses to engage online learners. A good design is important, as is the look and feel of the course that catches learners’ eye at a glance. Let’s see some tips to design effective microlearning modules in the infographic.
How can you make the best use of your e-learning materials? What does it take to get the maximum ROI on your training program? Well, you need to use the right Learning Management System (LMS).
An LMS is a software application that allows you host, manage, and track training programs in an effective manner. You can customize the LMS to generate course-wise and user-wise reports which help evaluate the online training program and improve its effectiveness.