Blog - learning

  • September 12, 2019

    Pedagogy vs. Andragogy: Where Many Get it Wrong In Their Learning Strategy

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    It’s not all Greek to us: When we’re talking about eLearning, the words “pedagogy” and “andragogy” are often thrown around. Both of Greek origin, pedagogy literally translates to paidi (child) and ago (guide). Andragogy, on the other hand, means andras (man) and ago (guide). While both words refer to learning strategies, they each have their […]

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  • 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 […]

  • September 13, 2016

    How Neuromarketing Preys On Your Subconscious

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Picture this: A pilot is in the cockpit of a fighter jet, pressing buttons and switching levers. As the propellers fire up, there’s an audible whir and you can hear the increase of power. The jet blasts down a runway and takes off into the sky at record speed. This is neuromarketing stimulation.

  • August 08, 2016

    The Difference Between Creativity Vs. Creative Learning (and How To Harness Both)

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Don’t accuse us of splitting hairs: They sound like synonyms, but the terms “creative learning” and “creativity” actually have very different meanings when applied to education and learning and development. Not only would using them interchangeably be a mistake, but it might demonstrate a lack of understanding your learner altogether. Find out how creative learning […]

  • May 16, 2016

    How To Cultivate An Ecosystem Where Learning Happens Naturally

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    How to Cultivate a Learning Ecosystem If you’re fairly proactive about your learning and development of your team, you’ve probably heard a lot about creating a conducive learning environment. In the eLearning world, “learning environment” typically refers to the way a classroom is set up, or just the general setting learners are in. You can […]

  • May 12, 2016

    Continuous Partial Attention Is The New Norm In Learning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    If multitasking had a cousin, it would be continuous partial attention (CPA): The ability to pay attention to more than one thing for an extended period of time. It may sound wonderful and complicated at the same time, but chances are you already use CPA to absorb information every day without even realizing you’re doing it. What are […]

  • April 20, 2016

    How To Retain Employees By Giving Them Learning They Want

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Your employees are resourceful. If they want to learn about something, they only need an Internet connection and the willingness to page through an article or two, or watch a quick video. So, what’s stopping them from getting all the information they need from the University of Google instead of utilizing employee resources and learning materials? […]

  • March 07, 2016

    How to Growth Hack Your Brain Using Gamification and Neurolearning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    When you hear the term “growth hack,” what do you think of? Similar to growth marketing, it’s one of those buzzwords that marketing pros throw around, especially when speed and size are of the essence. But more than just a flashy hashtag, #growthhacking has real applications when it comes to helping your learners see the need […]

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