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Using Video In Collaborative Learning

We often hear the virtues of independent, self-motivated learning. But humans are by nature a communal species – and much of what we assimilate takes place in a social context.   Even so-called “independent learning” activities have a social element, as research, exploration, and the testing out of new techniques all build on the work […]

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Creating A Learning Culture At Work

Now more than ever, the well-being of an enterprise depends on a constant influx of new knowledge. Product ideas, sales techniques, communications technology, adapting and developing new processes, and keeping pace with industry standards or the requirements of regulatory compliance: all of these rely on the assimilation of new concepts and information.   Formal training […]

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Improving Completion Rates Of E-Learners

Much like its distance learning predecessors, e-learning, unfortunately, suffers from a high drop-out rate. Despite many students starting out with the very best of intentions of completing a course, there is nonetheless a very high percentage of those who never make it to the end. Indeed, according to Corporate University Exchange, drop-out rates for online […]

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The Value of Trained Employees

Businesses are well aware of the need for well-trained employees and there’s a very real, intrinsic value for employers when training its staff. However, it’s not something that every business opts for. So why aren’t some businesses training its employees? Each company that chooses not to train its employees will have its own reason for […]

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What a Learning Management System (LMS) can mean for your business

  Depending on the industry you are in, the people within your company will need more or less training and development. Within the financial and pharmaceutical sectors for example, people in key roles will need to stay ahead of compliance requirements to ensure they are sticking to ever changing best practice. Even roles that would […]

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E-learning Statistics for 2014

e-Learning is a huge growth area and much has been written recently about its potential applications. From the more hands on BYOD practice, to the simple fact that e-Learning allows businesses to reach multiple employees all at once, the model becomes increasingly important. There are a number of great reasons to consider e-learning practice in […]

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The Golden Rules of E-Learning

E-Learning is a practice gaining momentum and businesses are happily implementing it to better reach its employees. The educational benefit in terms of teaching staff members is huge and with the advent of BYOD policies, businesses are embracing a better-connected and better-trained workforce with open arms. However, it’s important to make sure that the e-learning […]

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Harnessing Micro E-learning

  Setting up an e-learning infrastructure can have a massive impact on your employees and your business, but it also takes time. Businesses that are keen to get started with e-learning as quickly as possible would do well to consider developing some micro-learning tools. Micro-learning tools fill the gap until your larger infrastructure is in […]

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Define your e-Learning Objectives

An organisation can find it hard to devise and develop a course that has learning objectives consistent with that organisation’s business aims. In many cases a course is built around objectives that aren’t clear and this negatively impacts those using the online tools. This leads to a situation where the objectives weren’t clear at the […]

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The Burgeoning and Lucrative e-Learning Market

  As more and more businesses adopt e-learning practices and the general interest in e-Learning rises, the value of global online learning solutions will hit $107bn (£67.47 billion) by 2015. This is according to a recent study conducted by Global Industry Analysis. The study found that e-learning is increasingly commonplace, due to technological innovations, including […]

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