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3 Ways to Motivate Employees to Stick with an Online Course

These days, there’s a lot of competition involved in keeping employees engaged in an online course. Outside factors, from personal and professional …

4 Ways Associations Can Use a Next-Gen Learning Platform to Engage Millennial Members

The business world is changing and professional associations need to start thinking differently about how they operate and serve their members’ …

Leadership Skills New Managers Need to Succeed

New managers need to be able to lead, but if left unchecked, they run the risk of developing bad habits they’ll end up carrying throughout their …

How to Use an Activity Feed to Improve Employee Learning Engagement

Make announcements, post assignments, assign pre-work and add reminders about things like upcoming work, practice exercises, certifications or …

Infographic: Connecting with Millennial Membership

With millennials now owning a majority share of the labor market, a prevalent challenge professional associations now face is meeting the learning …

Why It's Important to Elevate Work with Lifelong Learning

On September 13th, I’ll be at Elevate Toronto, a three-day tech festival that celebrates the best of Canadian Innovation. Alongside Krista Jones, …

What You Need to Know About a Leprechaun, Your Brain, and Learning

I once heard a funny story about a leprechaun. It was told by Sanjay Sarma, a professor of mechanical engineering and the Vice President for Open …

Why Organizations Should Pay Employees to Work Someplace Else

When you are a scrappy startup, every minute of every day is devoted to one thing: growing the company. When D2L, started out, not showing up to the …

This Week in Corporate Learning: How to Manage Tough Conversations

Stay up-to-date on the latest news in corporate learning with these trending articles.<p>Managing the Art of Tough Conversations<p>Delivering feedback …

How Companies Can Localize Online Corporate Learning Content

The need to localize corporate learning content has never been more pressing.<p>Technology is increasingly empowering companies of all sizes to break …

The Case for Modern Workplace Learning in Financial Services

The financial services industry is in a frenzied state of flux. Today’s traditional firms are facing numerous challenges inside and out while still …

9 Tips for Taking Control of Your Professional and Career Development

Professional and Career Development is about YOU—your needs, your desires, your goals, your gaps.<p>Taking control of your own path is a perfect way to …

Future-Proofing Your Workforce: A Changing Labor Market Requires a Shift to Modern Workplace Learning

In an age of rapid, transformative change in the labor market, organizations are having to adapt their learning and development strategies to stay …

The Case for Modern Workplace Learning in Retail

The retail industry is experiencing unprecedented upheaval.<p>In the US, the retail industry today employs more than 13 million people and saw total …

How Risk Management Affects Learning Innovation in Financial Services

When we trust our financial information to a financial institution, we want to know that it’s secure. At the same time, we also want easy access to …

5 Reasons Why Bite-Sized Learning Would Work for Your Employees

US businesses spend more than $70 billion annually on employee learning and development, with the average employee receiving close to 60 hours of …

Faculty Buy-in: The Key to a Successful LMS Transition

Even if your incumbent learning management system (LMS) is no longer meeting the needs of your institution, faculty can sometimes have a sentimental …

Technology Tips for the Classroom: Inspire and Engage Students

It’s that time again! Summer is over and school is back in session. Right now, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed from attending in-service …

Why Not Try Something New in the Classroom this Year?

It’s that time of year again. Summer is waning and the school year is fast approaching. As a teacher, this is a time filled with mixed emotions. …

This Week in EdTech: How Technology Enables Personalized Learning

Stay up-to-date on the latest news in learning with these trending articles.<p>This LMS Provides New Ways For Students To Communicate<p>Blended learning …

How Flexible or Rigid is Your Online Course Design?

Online students place high value on the time flexibility that online learning can bring to their lives. However, online learning is not inherently …

This Week in Corporate Learning: The Right Kind of Feedback

Stay up-to-date on the latest news in corporate learning with these trending articles.<p>Backing Up Feedback<p>Not all feedback is created equal. Fostering …

Designing Online Courses for Quality Assurance

Quentin Conkle, an Instructor and Instructional Designer at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, recently joined me to record a …

How Adaptive Learning is Transforming Teaching and Learning

There’s a good reason why adaptive learning technology was number one on Gartner’s list of top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher education …

Education Technology

4 Ways Mobile Computing Has Affected Student Assessment

Mobile learning is the future. As mobile adoption around the globe continues to grow, and mobile computing becomes increasingly pervasive, more …

Education Technology

How Cloud Computing is Changing Learning

Cloud computing is becoming a powerful agent of transformative change when it comes to learning.<p>Cloud computing is kind of like flipping on a light …

What is Universal Design for Learning?

Every person on this earth is unique: no two finger prints are alike; no two retinal scans are identical. Likewise, every learner is different and …

Education Technology

The Importance of Learning According to Kurzweil

Last week at Fusion 2017 in Las Vegas, visionary author, inventor, and futurist Ray Kurzweil took to the mainstage to deliver the special guest …

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