With the current situation and social distancing norms, more organizations are preferring online mode of learning or are looking to convert their existing ILT to eLearning programs. In this blog, I will share few best practices on converting ILT sessions to impactful eLearning to impart knowledge and concepts quickly. Introduction With COVID-19 taking a grip over the world, organizations […]
How to Use Interactive Training Videos as a Learning Tool
Interactive training videos are a form of media that eLearning can borrow from marketing. Interactive videos gained popularity in sales and marketing when Flash was a popular multimedia software platform to create digital media solutions. In this blog, we will explore how interactive videos can make your training more engaging. What is Interactive Training Video? […]
How Performance Support Tools Can Enhance Employee Performance?
A good learning and development (L&D) professional is well aware that training is not the answer to all the learning needs that are identified in an organization. The ultimate goal of L&D is to help improve employee performance. To achieve that goal, L&D professional has to sometimes convince the stakeholders that performance support may be […]
Types of Microlearning: Making the Most of Short, Focused Bursts of Instruction
Organizations large and small face the difficult task of continually ensuring their employees are up-to-date on the latest compliance training, the various aspects of their products and services and are encouraging an ethical and positive corporate culture. It’s impossible to continually take employees away from their mission critical tasks to attend lengthy, time consuming training […]
How to Future-proof Your Business with Leadership Training
To ‘future-proof’ something means you are looking to ensure that the decisions you make today will work in the future. Future-proofing your business involves future-proofing your in-house talent. To survive in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous business environment, business enterprises need managers with leadership skills and organizational capabilities that are different from those that […]
How to Improve Training Outcomes with Microlearning Interventions?
Attention spans and the forgetting curve contribute to learning fatigue and less impactful training. The need of the hour is outcomes-based training that helps the learners in the moment of need. What’s better than microlearning to implement this? In this blog, I will focus on how to improve training outcomes through microlearning interventions. The Forgetting Curve […]
5 Microlearning Formats to Use in 2020 for Maximum Impact
Microlearning has emerged as a great model to impart knowledge and concepts quickly. In this blog, I will discuss the five microlearning formats that we recommend for delivering high impact microlearning. In one of my previous articles, “Make Your Microlearning Interventions Work To Achieve Your Training Goals”, I mentioned that for microlearning to be truly […]
How to Fill Soft Skills Gap while Onboarding
Onboarding is both a nervous and an exciting experience for a new employee. A new employee brings to the table varied technical know-how. However, soft skills are an area where a new employee may require training. In this blog, we will look at how to fill the soft skills gap while onboarding a new employee. […]
What is Personalized Learning and Does It Really Work?
According to understood.org, personalized learning is an approach through which learning is formatted accordingly with the student’s academic skills, strengths, interests and needs. This does not mean that students receive varying lessons in class, this means that students may have options on how to learn and participate in class. There are various ways through which personalized learning […]
How To Identify The Training Needs Of Your Employees?
Identifying the training needs of your employees is a crucial task for business and L&D. If the training needs are not identified correctly, you end up providing one-size-fits-all kind of training, which may not be beneficial in upskilling your employees in the long run. In this blog, I will share a few methods of identifying […]