Blog - How Employees Learn

  • April 29, 2021

    What is Microlearning? Examples, Strategy, and More

    By: ELM Learning

    Learners are looking for microlearning, which offers learners what they need, when they need it—quickly. Discover the best examples and strategies for microlearning in our complete guide.

  • April 15, 2021

    8 Characteristics of Adult Learners Every L&D Pro Should Know

    By: ELM Learning

    Understand why and how Adult Learners learn, and you’ll be better prepared to create content with those characteristics in mind.

  • March 12, 2021

    How much does employee training really cost?

    By: ELM Learning

    The average company in the U.S. spent $1,111 per employee this year on training costs. But let’s take a deeper look. When you break the numbers down by company size, the cost of employee training becomes more interesting.

  • February 18, 2021

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Corporate eLearning

    By: ELM Learning

    If your training feels stale, tools like microlearning, blended learning, and gamification can completely revitalize your organization’s learning and development and initiatives. Compare your current strategy with eLearning, and you’ll find ways that it can fit into your L&D for better results and more satisfied employees.

  • January 28, 2021

    eLearning Gamification: How to Implement Gamification in Your Learning Strategy

    By: ELM Learning

    If the idea of gaming at work conjures images of isolated employees hunkering over their laptops and secretly playing Minecraft in their cubicles—think again. Gamification training, or the use of game play elements in a learning experience, is one of the hottest trends in corporate training.

  • September 08, 2020

    Microlearning in a COVID and Post-COVID World

    By: ELM Learning

    Even when COVID-19 is a thing of the past (hard to imagine, we know), working remotely will be the norm for a large chunk of the workforce. In their survey of remote work in the U.S., PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) found that a majority of office workers want the option to work remotely. Post COVID-19, 72% of […]

  • June 03, 2020

    ILT to VILT: 3 Tips to Make the Switch to Virtual Instructor-Led Training

    By: ELM Learning

    We’ve been helping organizations adapt and transition to an ever-changing climate for years, but we’ve never seen anything like this before. The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly changed the way we all work, and whatever the future holds, that won’t change. Even after the dust settles, 25-30 percent of the workforce will continue to work from home at least one day a week. Like it or not, working remotely is here to stay.

  • December 20, 2019

    Fail-Proof Millennial Training Techniques

    By: Greg Kozera

    While there’s some dispute as to what constitutes a true millennial, most agree that it’s individuals born somewhere between 1981 and 1996. Sometimes touted as the leaders of tomorrow and often maligned as entitled employees, according to , it is estimated that they’ll make up half of the workforce in 2020. By 2025, they’ll […]

  • April 25, 2017

    This is What Google is Doing to Reinvent Their Certification Course

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Think about the time you took the written test for your driver’s license: You were probably nervous, with the sweaty palms and weak knees to prove it. You might have felt unprepared because no matter how much you studied, you were left completely at the mercy of a pass or fail grade at the end […]

  • March 14, 2017

    5 Interesting Discoveries From Our ELM 2017 L&D Industry Report

    By: Andrew Fayad

    It’s the start of a new year, and with that comes new strategies, technologies, and a new resolve to improve L&D initiatives across the board. But we’re not the only ones making resolutions for an effective 2017: We reached out to 85 L&D pros across a number of different industries to see what their focus […]

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