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Storytelling: A Creative Strategy for eLearning

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As training and eLearning modules become more prevalent and the learning spectrum evolves, new platforms and strategies for implementation have become a high priority. Learning and development needs vary with every student, and keeping up with a climate of “on-demand” instructional design can be difficult. One of the newest ways that is gaining steam in
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Increasing the Value of Corporate Learning

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With today’s competitive environment, it’s important for employers to go the extra mile in retaining employees. That means a concerted effort in enhancing training and development must be a top priority. Paying for training can add a significant amount of money to the bottom line, yet it is a worthwhile investment. It makes employees feel
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5 Ways Adults Learn Better Online

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Malcolm S. Knowles (1913-1997) was the most prominent expert on adult education in the United States during the second half of the 20th century. During the 1950s, he was Executive Director of the Adult Education Association of the United States and a champion of adult self-directed learning. A pioneer in adult education Malcolm Knowles wrote
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Train Your Customers Using eLearning Modules

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Many businesses struggle to provide their customers with useful, easy to consume information about how to use their products and services. Standard documentation such as user guides and online manuals can be a good place to start, but most of these lack the interactive and visual elements that would give a more complete understanding to
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Should You Gamify eLearning?

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Corporate America today utilizes online learning and computer-based courses for employee training with great regularity. It is flexible and fast, giving employees the knowledge they need quickly, with no classrooms or conflicting schedules. One way that eLearning engages people to the greatest degree is through gamifying the courses. Gamification uses digital games to make learning
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The New Face of Training

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Technological advancements have made it very easy to shift learning and development to online platforms. Companies and institutions of learning have taken eLearning to an entirely different plateau. Online instructors now have the flexibility to conduct orientation via eLearning modules and online facilitation. This helps companies save money by cutting travel and per diem costs
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5 Elements To Integrate From Top Mobile Learning Apps

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While there is no surefire formula for building a successful and popular learning app or platform, it can’t hurt to take a look at the successful competition and extract essential elements from their products. We decided to do just that, and found that five elements stood out from the crowd. While it isn’t possible for
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Working Effectively as a Virtual Consultant

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If you’ve been hired to work on a home-based assignment, then you’ve entered the world of working virtually.  Here are some tips to make the transition to virtual work as smooth as possible. Working at home requires self-discipline and organization. Set up a separate, dedicated workspace away from distractions. People who have been teleworking for
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eLearning in the 21st century

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eLearning is continuously evolving as technology becomes more accessible. Learning and development platforms now engage in a variety of methods that make it easier for individuals all over the world to learn at their own pace through enhanced systems. Mobile learning is now a viable option in which to receive training, study and learn while
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Best Practices with LinkedIn Profiles

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LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with more than 200 million members and growing. While you may use Facebook or Twitter for your personal life, LinkedIn is the “go-to” network for your professional life. To get the most out of networking with LinkedIn, take a moment to make sure that your profile is as
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