4 Simple Steps to Develop a Good Learning Video

4 Simple Steps to Develop a Good Learning Video

Video – a learning medium creating ripples in the corporate training world. Organizations across the world are adopting video-based learning to impart knowledge and skills to their employees, and the trend shows no signs of slowing down. Learner engagement is the primary driver for the growing adoption of videos by companies. Videos help learners connect instantly with the learning content and enable them to retain information for long periods.

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Instructional Design: 4 Warning Signs that You Are Doing it Wrong

Instructional Design: 4 Warning Signs that You Are Doing it Wrong

Creating and scripting good, practical courses that are useful to many, is an arduous process. It starts with analyzing the need and audience. Despite the best efforts, if the content that is developed is not as per the stakeholder’s requirement or the learners’ interest, it is a ruined attempt; it is the end result that is important, while creating effective courses. Instructional Design is a complex process which uses both divergent thinking (creating potentials) and convergent thinking (restricting or culling elements).

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5 Advantages of a Personalized Millennial Onboarding Program

5 Advantages of a Personalized Millennial Onboarding Program

Zack, a 28-year old walked into his new workplace all excited to get started on his new job. After the initial new hire orientation was complete, he had to start with the company’s online millennial onboarding program. He was asked to register for the course and choose his learning preference. Zack prefers listening to audio as compared to reading text. He was pleasantly surprised when the welcome message in the online onboarding program addressed him by name. He also loved that the millennial onboarding program had a lot of audio clips and links to podcasts in store for him.

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Where Does Microlearning Fit in Blended Learning?

Where Does Microlearning Fit in Blended Learning?

Blended learning as the term suggests is a combination of instructor led training (ILT) and online learning or e-learning. Since it is a combination of facilitated and self-paced learning, it is suited to meet the learning expectations of a wider audience. Budget constraints are forcing organizations to convert ILT courses into e-learning. But it makes more sense to adopt a middle path of having a blended approach that is a combination of both classroom and online training.

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