Blog - 2013

  • December 16, 2013

    Blended Learning: Making Gamification Work

    By: Andrew Fayad

    If it sounds like a match made in heaven, that’s because it is: blended learning combines seamlessly with gamification to engage users who have already independently reviewed course material. It’s the ideal solution for learners who prefer to go solo and take matters into their hands. Before you implement gamification as part of your learning […]

  • December 13, 2013

    By: Andrew Fayad

    If you’re just thinking about utilizing a blended learning model or you’re in the throes of putting one into practice, you know that there are multiple resources available to you. From books to media, blogs and more, there’s no shortage of information when you’re just getting started. The trick is weeding out all of the […]

  • December 12, 2013

    Maxing Out Blended Learning: 3 Best Practices That Work

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Blended learning works well for covering a large amount of course material with learners who are independent and engaged. But how can you get learners to take responsibility for their own education? By putting some best practices to work with the rest of your curriculum, you ensure that you make the most of a combined […]

  • December 11, 2013

    Blended Learning: Timely Retention at Work

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Traditional training can leave your learners dragging their feet all the way to the conference room. And with that kind of attitude, there’s no way that workforce learners are going to retain the lackluster slides, presentations and training videos. By the time they shuffle back to their cubicles, the new knowledge is gone. Unless, of […]

  • December 10, 2013

    The Ropes of Microlearning – Pros and Cons

    By: Andrew Fayad

    While microlearning definitely has its benefits, like all good things, there are a few drawbacks. Whether you’re excited to implement a few mini-lessons in your own workplace or you’re wondering where you went wrong in a lackluster campaign, you should understand that there’s a time and a place for breaking information into smaller bites. Stick […]

  • December 09, 2013

    Microlearning: The Best Sites for Sharing

    By: Andrew Fayad

    They say that sharing is caring – and it’s doubly true when you’re trying to share knowledge, education and training through social media. While social media may conjure images of cat videos and catching up with your high school friends, it can also be a powerful tool for creating and sharing microlearning material. After all, […]

  • December 04, 2013

    Microlearning: Turning Subject Matter Experts into Influencers

    By: Andrew Fayad

    If learners are only going to commit a few minutes of their time to microlearning with an SME, it had better be a good one. By turning SMEs into full-blown online influencers, you’re able to extend your reach past the usual suspects. Subject matter experts should be more than just experts, but thought leaders who […]

  • December 02, 2013

    How Companies are Implementing Microlearning Strategy

    By: Andrew Fayad

    While microlearning is nothing new, the format and strategy behind the learner-led method are progressive. Thanks to social networking sites like Twitter and ample opportunity for media sharing on YouTube, and through learning websites, it’s easier than ever for organizations to implement microlearning for everything from training to employee connections. Luckily, it’s not just for one industry in particular […]

  • December 02, 2013

    eLearning SOI Infographic

    By: Andrew Fayad

    This infographic illustrates ball park figures for the development of an eLearning series and compares it with a course being delivered as a piece of instructor-led tuition. We’ve made certain assumptions based on our experience of custom eLearning design projects over the last 15 years and welcome the opportunity to field any of your questions.

  • November 25, 2013

    Integrating Microlearning into an Existing eLearning Strategy

    By: Andrew Fayad

    If you already have an eLearning strategy firmly in place, you might wonder why you would need anything else. Before you consider your training and eLearning sorted, you may be missing part of the puzzle if you neglect to add microlearning to your strategy. While eLearning software and training can help an organization teach new […]

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