The Perfect Duo: 4 Reasons Videos and Microlearning Go Together

The Perfect Duo: 4 Reasons Videos and Microlearning Go Together

Microlearning has become the new favorite in the e-learning world, thanks to the growing number of employees who belong to the millennial generation. To this generation, whose typical characteristics are short attention spans, busy lifestyles, and a tendency to access information on their mobile phones, microlearning is a perfect fit. Small, bite-sized modules which millennial learners can access anytime and anywhere is just what they need. However, how can you design microlearning so that it hits the target each time, every time?

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What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 6: Quizmaker 360

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? - Part 6: Quizmaker 360

Welcome to the sixth post in a series of fourteen. In the first four blogs, we saw how Storyline 360 makes the creation of online courses easy. We looked at the features of the Articulate 360 tool that help create good animations and learning interactions. We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop effective software simulations and online assessments. We also examined Storyline 360’s features that facilitate responsive and accessible online learning. In the fifth blog, we looked at the capabilities of Presenter 360, an important component of Studio 360.

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Make Your Rarely-Visited LMS the Hot Favorite – Bet on Gamification!

Make Your Rarely-Visited LMS the Hot Favorite - Bet on Gamification!

What’s the use of a learning management system (LMS), when your employees are not opening the portal at all? When your LMS is just a dumping yard for courses, how will your employees be motivated to access and utilize it? Leaving courses aside for a while, you need to set right your LMS first to bring back the missing excitement. You can do that by including gamification elements in your LMS. Learners are better engaged with game mechanics and this will make your LMS more learner-centric.

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How to Easily Convert Large Manuals into Engaging E-learning Courses

How to Easily Convert Large Manuals into Engaging E-learning Courses

Instructor-led or classroom training has been the most common way to train employees for years. However, to make training more cost-effective and easily accessible, many organizations have started using e-learning as well. According to the Training Industry Report of 20151, 28.5% of the training hours in corporate companies were delivered via online or computer-based technologies (increased by 2.6% compared to the previous year), 15% via virtual classrooms (decreased by 1%), 4.2% via social learning (increased by 0.9%), and 1.4% via mobile devices. You can see that almost 50% of the training hours were delivered using some kind of e-learning.

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Benefits of Creating Learning Paths in MOODLE LMS

Benefits of Creating Learning Paths in MOODLE LMS

The ‘Learning Paths’ methodology for employee training was developed by Jim Williams and Steve Rosenbaum. A learning path is a sequence of learning activities that drives employees to become proficient in their jobs, in the shortest possible time. A learning path is a structure with chapters and various activities inside each chapter. These activities can include intermediate quizzes, videos, presentations, assignments, and text. In this blog, we shall explore why MOODLE (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is a preferred tool to create learning paths.

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