The term "digital native" was originally coined by Marc Prensky back in 2001. The term implied that a new generation of learners was emerging, and that their learning curve in handling technology was..
Knowledge transfer is a real challenge within most organizations. When done inefficiently, it can cost a company a lot of money and can have a real negative impact on personnel productivity. Because..
If you are developing eLearning for your workforce, you may be considering adding a few evaluations or knowledge checks to ensure employees are getting the most from this experience. Many..
Adaptive learning helps organizations provide personalized training to their employees. It's a solution to address the problem that a one-size-fits-all approach to learning, training, etc. simply..
Workers today are juggling more tasks than ever before both in and out of the office. With what can feel like an ever-growing to-do list, it’s important for employees to be encouraged to fit in..
As with any project, deciding on strategic goals for your eLearning process helps you create your action plan and decide what metrics will be used to determine when something is a success. Whether..
Regardless of the industry or a specific job title, one of the things that most people try to do on a daily basis is work smarter, not harder. eLearning content certainly helps solve that need...
The technology industry at large is constantly changing, and the eLearning subset of it is no different.
A recent study by Arizona State University (ASU) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) shows that online learning helps increase one of the most important markers for all institutions of higher learning:..
At face value, microlearning and just-in-time learning seem like two really similar concepts - and they are! Both take the eLearning experience and condense it into bite-sized portions that help..
In our previous posts, we’ve covered how eLearning can be part of the employee retention secret sauce. We’ve also pointed out the contradictory fact that some employees don’t love the idea of..
For organizations hoping to develop more training for their employees or create a fantastic onboarding program, eLearning is the optimal tool. Like with any type of learning, however, sometimes..
Although the eLearning space is large and diverse, it can be broken down into two main categories - corporate training and education.
As you know, the main goal of designing a successful course is to impart the necessary knowledge to your learner. However, the way you plan to deliver your course can drastically impact their..
In 2017 - the most recent year for which data is available - 77% of US companies reported using eLearning. With IBM alone reporting $200M in savings from switching to eLearning versus traditional..
Did you know that the college class of 2020 is full of students born in 1999? Meanwhile, the incoming class of college freshmen were born in 2000 or 2001. That means that these current and future..
Today, almost everyone - regardless of their age or profession - is connected to the Internet. Look around any coffee shop, restaurant, retail store, bus or train. Chances are high that you’ll see..
In the education space, it’s no secret that controlling costs is a critical component of any administrator’s job. It’s just as important as providing the best possible resources for students...
Did you know that a large percentage of employees leave an organization during the first 12 months on the job? Some sources say one-third, while others cite 25%. Regardless, organizations are facing..
As you’re creating your employee course content and trying to tick all the necessary boxes, you might find yourself training staff of different generations - from veteran salespeople to summer..
Now that it’s officially six months into 2019, it’s time to take another look at some of the hot topics across business eLearning and what they mean for L&D professionals around the world. Although..
Creating an accessible eLearning course means designing content, apps and digital experiences that can be used by people of all abilities and disabilities. And yet while modern-day web designers are..
Tracking performance in the workplace is important, and not just because it helps to increase efficiency and highlight opportunities for improvement across organizations. Performance goals are a..
Performance goals are one of the most valuable tools in the learning & development toolkit. These easily observable indicators of success help learners and educators alike set expectations for the..