Social Media Part 2: Drawbacks In E-Learning

This is part 2 of a two-part article series about using social media in corporate elearning. In the first part of this article series, we discussed how social media can benefit corporate e-learning. While it brings a lot of benefits to the training initiative of any company, it poses important drawbacks that could compromise the…

How To Integrate Personal Learning Network In Business E-Learning Initiatives

Personal learning networks can be a great addition to corporate e-learning programs. It helps make the training sessions more engaging and interactive. Although the training happens online, social interaction is still possible. It can heighten the learning experience and thus increases the effectivity of the course. The question is, how can you integrate personal learning…

5 Reasons Why Product Information Is Best Served In mLearning

Mlearning, or mobile learning, is steadily growing in value – at least in all areas in the elearning industry. Thanks to the popularity of smartphones and the way society uses it, you cannot put aside the benefits of using mobile learning in the workplace. For some, it might be a distraction – but only if…

How To Align Your Custom Training Program To Your Company Goals

Custom training in any company is only as effective as its alignment to the company goals and objectives. No matter how mind-blowing your training initiatives are, if you fail to align it with any one of the goals of the business, then it would be deemed useless. This is why you need to make sure…

Why Is User Experience Important In Your Custom Training Program

If you are intent on making your custom training program successful, you have to think about your user experience. This simply means being concerned about what the employees or trainees will go through while they are learning through your course. What you have to realize is that content is not king when it comes to…

Active Learning Part 1: How It Takes Your Custom Training To The Next Level

This is part 1 of a three-part article series about Active Learning. Active learning in your custom training program means creating a platform by which learners get to aggressively participate in their education. It is not enough that they sit and listen. It is important that they engage in the learning process because that is…

3 Tips To Create Effective Forums For Training Programs

Using forums in a training program is an effective way of engaging employees and getting them involved in the learning process. Forums can help employees learn in different ways. First is through social learning. By conversing their thoughts and sharing it with the group, they can learn from the various participants in the discussion. What…

Tips When Creating A Game For Your Training Program

Are you interested in creating a game for your training program? That is actually a good idea. One of the best ways to make your program interactive and boost retention is to turn it into a game. That does not mean you will turn the whole course into a game. But inserting games here and…