Are Your Courses Too Long to Digest? Try Microlearning

Are Your Courses Too Long to Digest? Try Microlearning

Jim is the training manager of a large pharmaceutical company. The drug maker recently developed a 60-minute online course, on its new antibiotic, for its medical representatives. The course contained stunning animations and was highly interactive. Jim expected the course to be a major success. However, it proved to be a dismal failure, recording very low completion rates. Many learners complained that the course was too long and they felt overwhelmed.

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How To Know If Rapid E-learning is Truly for You

How To Know If Rapid E-learning is Truly for You

The promises of rapid eLearning are certainly compelling: reduced costs, less development time, great control over updates and maintenance. All these benefits are definitely tempting. But, like any solution, rapid eLearning development has its own place. How do you know which projects are well-suited for rapid eLearning? How do you determine whether your content is right for a rapid eLearning treatment? Let’s try to reach a consensus by answering a few questions.

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How Can You Use the Built-in LMS Quiz Engine Effectively?

How Can You Use the Built-in LMS Quiz Engine Effectively?

A built-in quiz engine is one of the basic features of any learning management system (LMS). You should consider the quiz/assessment development feature as an important criterion, while selecting a new LMS. Each organization may have unique assessment requirements, even though their overall objective is to assess learners. Pre-assessments can be used to check employee skillsets before the actual training, so that, based on the score, appropriate training can be assigned. Post-assessments are used to assess learners’ skills and training effectiveness.

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Maximizing Rapid E-learning Conversions: Projects that Qualify

Maximizing Rapid E-learning Conversions: Projects that Qualify

Learning at the speed of business is essential if employees have to stay up-to-date with market trends and help build a profitable business. This makes a training manager’s role critical to an organization. As training managers, you are constantly on your toes, trying to look at quick and innovative methods of training. You are often in situations where you need to deliver a training that might be required in future, today. In short, if your organization’s business needs to move fast, you need to move faster.

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Turn Smartphones to Learning Aids with Responsive Design in E-Courses

Turn Smartphones to Learning Aids with Responsive Design in E-Courses

With the explosion of mobile devices in the early 2000s, designers faced a major challenge of creating websites for an array of different screen sizes. Designers were forced to create versions of the site that were copies of the original site, but designed specifically for users browsing on different mobile devices. Creating multiple sites manually was both time consuming and costly for meeting the growing demands for mobile-ready content. As the number of devices kept on increasing, it became apparent that this device-specific approach simply couldn’t accommodate every new device.

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