Martin is the training manager of the company XYZ. He is busy packing as he is flying to another state to train employees. There are 10 states he has to visit (in a month), to train employees. The overall budget allocated for this training is one million dollars.
Assessments are a very powerful training arsenal – they help track learners’ proficiency and measure the effectiveness of training programs. They test the knowledge and skills of learners; they help training managers understand the areas of reinforcement and reiteration.
The focus of an e-learning course is to deliver course objectives by retaining the interest of the learner, till the end. Grammar and presentation form the backbone of all e-learning content. Crisp, error-free content is essential to impress and hold the attention of the learner. Basic grammatical errors distract learners’ attention and create doubts about the efficacy and efficiency of the course.
Benjamin Franklin once remarked, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” People learn very effectively when they are engaged in the learning process. In a classroom training session, the trainer interacts with learners to capture their attention and ensure they remain focused. How can the same be accomplished in web-based courses, which are self-paced? Well, you can ensure that your online learners stay involved using interactivities.
Is your organization embroiled in a lawsuit, despite rolling out diversity training? A Harvard study showed that diversity training has no positive effects on the average workforce, due to various reasons. This doesn’t mean all diversity training programs are a waste of money and time for organizations. Somewhere the effectiveness is being diluted. How can you bring THAT zing back to your diversity training? Video-based learning (VBL) can make your diversity training effective and impactful.
Effective videos can engage viewers, even in this era when the attention span of humans has become less than that of a Goldfish. Such an effective medium to engage people could be a great medium to train your employees as well. However, you cannot just dump text, publish it as a video, and give it to your learners.
The two most popular authoring tools creating a buzz in the market today are Articulate Storyline 2 and Lectora Inspire 17.
Hi there! We’ve bagged a project from a new stakeholder! We received the raw content and decided to use XYZ authoring tool. Work started with great enthusiasm. After a lot of effort, we developed a highly interactive course with an awesome UI design, colorful and creative Infographics and images.
When you browse a website, read a magazine or newspaper, or glance at an advertisement, you will find that there is a strong presence of infographics. The same holds good even in e-learning. Why do we use them and how do they add value to your learning?
Video – a media format that is rocking the online world. According to the whitepaper, The Zettabyte Era, 82% of all Internet traffic will be video, by 2020. The phenomenal growth in the popularity of videos is compelling companies to deliver training content in the form of video-based learning modules, in a big way.