Insights into Adult Learning

Insights into Adult Learning

Adults learn in a different way from that of children. Children are like sponges, they tend to learn every new thing from every single moment. On the other hand, adults learn when they feel the necessity to learn. They are more practical in their approach and would be open to learning only when the knowledge they gain is going to provide them substantial benefit.

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9 Strategies for Marketing eLearning to Employees

By Shalini Merugu

9 Strategies for Marketing eLearning to Employees

Organizations invest in eLearning courses for their employees. However, only highly self-driven employees will take the initiative to learn more and register for these courses. And, if organizations would like their employees to register for the courses, they need to first ensure that their employees hear about them and understand how it is beneficial for them. Therefore, organizations need to have a definite strategy to ensure that employees not only hear and understand about the available eLearning programs but are also motivated to register for them.

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12 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged

12 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged

Most of the organizations have realized that engaged employees help them achieve their goals and are the real contributors to their success. Engaged employee who is emotionally and intellectually attached to an organization, feels passionate and committed to his job. So how can you motivate employees so that they feel committed and involved to achieve the goals of the organization?

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Role of Talent Managers in Bridging Skill Gaps of the Workforce

Role of Talent Managers in Bridging Skill Gaps of the Workforce

In the context of an organization, a talent gap can be said to be the gap between the organizations’ requirements in terms of skills and capabilities of its workforce and the actual skills or talent they have. Organizations world-wide are faced with a widening talent gap. The underlying causes of a talent gap in today’s organization could be due to the changes in the nature of the job or the absence of relevant education that provides the skills required for the job. Smart organizations will anticipate future requirements in terms of human skills and manpower and try to address the situation with creative solutions. Here are some of the ways that human resource managers, who are invariably the talent managers of an organization, can reduce the talent gap in their organizations.

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Role of Safety Training in Reducing Workplace Injuries

Role of Safety Training in Reducing Workplace Injuries

Most of the accidents or injuries that happen at workplace cost organizations a huge sums of money. However, these accidents or injuries can be avoided provided companies adopt a safety training policy to prevent workplace accidents. A successful safety training program not only ensures legal compliance but also prevents workplace injuries caused by unsafe practices. Training inculcates a sense of discipline among employees by developing safety good habits and by discouraging shortcuts in procedures.

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Checklist for QA Process at the Storyboard stage

Checklist for QA Process at the Storyboard stage

Quality Assessment is an integral part of any e-learning development program. It is done at several stages as has been written in our blog Instructional Design Review for Quality eLearning. Having Quality Review at every stage of eLearning development ensures that quality work is delivered in minimal time. In this blog, let’s take a look at a quick checklist for Quality Review at the storyboard stage. We need to check the following elements in the storyboard to ensure it meets the quality standards.

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Using Scenarios for a Better Learning Experience

Using Scenarios for a Better Learning Experience

Some courses merely transfer information. Others provide a stimulating and thought-provoking experience. Stories and scenarios belong to the second category and are excellent means to enhance learning experiences. Scenarios do help retain new information in an easy manner. When you use real life scenarios or examples, learners are able to relate it to an existing or familiar situation or fact. This helps build on their current knowledge, giving scope for knowledge transfer that has better chances of retention.

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