The benefits of a strong learning culture are many. It is a proven fact that organizations where employees take pain to gain more knowledge, stay competitive and become better over the time. Some organizations try to encourage learning by providing adequate training and learning infrastructure – Learning Material, Training Class Rooms, Trainers, Learning Management System, and pertinent content. Learning technology….
Technology-aided learning has a lot of potential to significantly improve the way that learning and work are integrated. But the L&D function within an organization needs to clearly find important links between learning and business objectives of the organization. It is important for the L&D function to create a continual learning process that is beneficial both to the learners as….
Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support
There are many benefits of training and online learning in the corporate sector and no one can question the need for training initiatives. It is not a surprise that many organizations make considerable efforts to create training initiatives to ensure that their employees are at par with the developments around them. A lot of investment is directed towards creating sustainable….
Learning is not always just a transfer of information. The process of learning also has to engage the learner and promote critical thinking as well. Most learning experts describe Critical Thinking as a mental activity that involves high quality and high level of thinking. It enhances the problem solving skills of the learner and encourages accurate decision making capabilities. Most….
In EVE Online — a Massively Multiplayer OnlineGame (MMOG) about an interstellar empire — 500,000 players participate in a stunning variety of in-game activities. They not only engage in run–of-the-mill jobs of resource mining, trading and blowing up other players for profit but also the more exotic tasks like running corporations, public relations and even conning people through convoluted Ponzi….
Motivation is an important component in learning – more so in self-paced learning initiatives. In classrooms, a lot of it can be created on-the-go by the instructor. The moment that the instructor spots the learners’ attention wavering, he or she changes the pace of the lesson, introduces activities or even makes the learners sit up with a surprise pop-quiz! However,….
Training and learning are an integral part of the modern workplace. Every forward-thinking organization strives to create innovative avenues to provide training that educates, enables and inspires its people. This is true for employees within the organization as well as partners who closely work with the organization. Thus, training initiatives have to often extend beyond the confines of the organization….
Learning is continuous in our lives. But how much of what we learn do we actually remember after the learning event? As designers, we want to make sure that the learning content has a strong initial impact on the learners and is successful in retaining their attention throughout the course. But how can we ensure that the learning is embedded….
The corporate world is in a state of continuous flux and it has changed face tremendously in the last few decades. New technologies are creating new opportunities and the modern corporate world is fast realizing the merits of perennial learning. Training equips employees to be ready to take advantage of the opportunities at hand and do the job better. Technology-aided….
Continued training efforts are required for companies to stay ahead of the competition and keep employees’ skills up-to-date or in compliance with the law. But with the pace that every industry is advancing, it is often difficult to provide opportunities to the employees to learn new skills, techniques or processes with traditional means. Application trainings often require hands-on practice on….