How Video Simulations Can Boost Your Training Results

How Video Simulations Can Boost Your Training Results

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

This oft-quoted saying of Benjamin Franklin holds true in many areas of life, and especially when it comes to e-learning courses. Text, audio, and assessments, all play a vital role in successful learning, but with simulations, you can go one step further.

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Just Right and Just-In-Time: Videos for Performance Support

Just Right and Just-In-Time: Videos for Performance Support

With the propensity of today’s learners to Google anything they require an answer for, can online training be far behind? It is not. Just-in-time (JIT) training works on the same premise. Employees who are used to searching the Internet for an instant answer to their question or problems, expect the same thing from their training. They look for on-the-spot online resources, to tackle tough tasks or access learning that will refresh their memory at their ‘moment of need.’

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3 Good Ideas to Unleash the Power of Video-Based Learning

3 Good Ideas to Unleash the Power of Video-Based Learning

Videos are inarguably the most popular web-based media elements. A report by Cisco revealed that globally, IP video traffic will be 82% of all IP traffic (both business and consumer) by 2021, up from 73% in 2016. The global Internet video traffic will grow fourfold from 2016 to 2021, recording a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31%.

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Overcome Low Participation rates in Online Learning with Engaging Videos

Overcome Low Participation rates in Online Learning with Engaging Videos

In order for online courses to create maximum impact, it is essential that they keep the user thoroughly engaged. But many times, developers fail to fully utilize the prowess of the digital medium, creating a course that doesn’t captivate the attention of learners. If the topic to be conveyed is too complicated, then the course can also become complicated and put the users off. Such courses fail to create lasting impressions on users and deter them from participating in future learning. Courses that don’t create impact on learners fail to trigger meaningful discussions and prevent very useful social learning. This lowers proactive participation of users post-course and reduces the efficiency of the learning program.

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Small E-Learning Budgets? Create Your Own Training Videos

Small E-Learning Budgets? Create Your Own Training Videos

As a training manager, you are always faced with the conundrum of building an effective online course within a limited budget. Why not consider using videos in your online training courses? It is an effective way to communicate information quickly, caters to multiple learning styles and pairs beautifully with microlearning, to provide short, compelling content.

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