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Employment

Icebreaker Games: How To Get To Know Your Office

Joining a new group can be pretty intimidating. I remember when I joined the team at Officevibe, I was pretty nervous, and wanted to make sure I …

Networking

Gamification Techniques: How to Apply Them to E-Learning - E-Learning Heroes

If you’re in the e-learning industry, you’ve heard the term by now: gamification. Sounds fun, right? But there’s a more deliberate aspect to …

4 Types of Training Videos for Learning

You probably already know that video can be an excellent medium for training. But before you get started building your video, you need to decide what …

Rethink Your Onboarding Strategy to Boost the ROI of New Hires

Research conducted within the last five years has uncovered new data on the effects of employee onboarding. These findings could make you rethink …

3 ways to build stories with short-form video ads

Not sure of the role short-form ads can play in your video campaigns? Get inspired with this framework of three use cases.

Advertising

8 Secrets To Spark Excitement In Compliance Online Training

Does compliance online training elicit yawns and eye rolls? Would your employees rather work weekends than sit through another compliance manual …

eLearning

Not Leadership Material? Good. The World Needs Followers.

In 1934, a young woman named Sara Pollard applied to Vassar College. In those days, parents were asked to fill out a questionnaire, and Sara’s father described her, truthfully, as “more a follower type than a leader.”<p>The school accepted Sara, explaining that it had enough leaders.<p>It’s hard to …

Education

How To Moderate Your eLearning Courses in 14 Ways

eLearning course moderation is a deliberate process. It requires you to be an SME for the eLearning course and also to adopt online course moderation …

“The Making of…”: Real Drama, Special Effects, and Interaction in eLearning Video

The rise of high-quality video in eLearning projects over the last few years has been phenomenal. Video in eLearning is now nearly as common as …

5 Tips For Defining eLearning, The Toughest Instructional Design Question

<b>The Challenge Of Defining eLearning</b><p>What is eLearning? Yes, I know I should be able to answer the question. After all, I work for one of the premier …

5 Steps to an Easier E-Learning Course Review Process - E-Learning Heroes

The review process is undoubtedly one of the most time-consuming and stress-inducing parts of the e-learning course creation process. It’s the part …

Leveraging Gagné's Nine Events Of Instruction

<b>Creating Engaging eLearning Content: Leveraging Gagne’s Nine Events Of Instruction</b><p>At their very basic, Gagné’s Nine Events Of Instruction can help …

3 Basic Forms of Effective eLearning Activities

In any eLearning program, an activity or a group of activities are necessary to provoke <b>learning experiences</b>. When created the right way, learning …

Learning

How to Build Real-World Learning Interactions

Creating great interactive learning experiences requires a few core building blocks: relevant content, pull versus push, and real-world decisions. …

Learning

What To Do When Your Course Has Too Much Content - E-Learning Heroes

Sometimes creating an e-learning course is like packing for a trip: it’s easy to keep adding, adding, adding … until your e-learning “suitcase” is …

5 Ways to Evaluate If Your eLearning Hits the Mark

It takes hours, weeks, and sometimes months to create eLearning content. And then, once the course launches, there’s a bit of a void. The course is …

eLearning

10 Ways to Implement Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the <b>enhanced</b> …

Doubling Down on Student Presentations

How to get first-year students to listen and learn from each other’s projects.

Teaching

We Learn More When We Learn Together

<i>dave wheeler FOR HBR</i><p>We rarely grow alone. In fact, some psychologists have made a compelling case that we only grow in connection with others. However, we don’t need to learn with others in formal training or development programs: we can architect our own opportunities to gain insight, knowledge, …

Harvard Business Review

How to Determine if Student Engagement is Leading to Learning

<i>Excerpted from the book, “UnCommon Learning: Creating Schools That Work for Kids,” by Eric Sheninger, published by Corwin, 2015.</i> <b>Engagement Does Not</b> …

Pedagogy

Duolingo Founder On Why Online Lectures Are Not The Future Of Education

<i>These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answers by Luis Von Ahn, Co-Founder and CEO of Duolingo and reCAPTCHA, computer science professor at CMU, on Quora.</b><p>Q: What do you think of MOOCs? Are …

Learning

Here Are Six Scientifically Proven Tips For More Effective Studying

Straight from the experts.<p>Not everyone studies the same way- some people are happy cramming everything at the last minute, and some require pages …

Richard Feynman

Use Of MOOCs And Online Education Is Exploding: Here's Why

The folks at Class Central just released their data on the growth of online courses (MOOCs) in 2015 and the data is amazing.<p>More than 35 million people have enrolled in online courses in the last four years, and 2015 enrollments doubled from 2014. <i>(That’s equal to one out of five working</i> …

Learning

6 Education Theorists All Teachers Should Know Infographic

<b>6 Education Theorists All Teachers Should Know Infographic</b>The 6 Education Theorists All Teachers Should Know present 6 people that did some of the …

Teaching

Getting Better at Figuring Things Out

Over the years, I’ve employed quite a few people. Sometimes it will be a contract for a one-time job. Other times it will be for regular staff.<p>In …

Agile Project Management In eLearning Development

<b>The Role Of Agile Project Management In eLearning Development</b><p>“Businesses today are seeing an increasing need to more rapidly adapt to changing …